Arts & Entertainment

November 5, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to present artworks from the 2018 Union County Teen Arts Touring Exhibit, on display at the Freeholders Gallery from November 1, 2018 through January 3, 2019. The gallery is located on the 6th floor of the Union County Administration ...

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Union County, NJ –The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to join Union County College for a special screening of “Love Wins” followed by a discussion with filmmaker Robin Kampf, and “Love Wins” co-stars Jan Moore and Emily Sonnessa. The event, free and open to the public, will ...

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A favorite Union County tradition returns this year with the annual Holiday Sound and Light Show hosted by The Model Railroad Club. The centerpiece of this festive extravaganza is the club’s sprawling, meticulously detailed HO scale layout at the A. Paul Mallery Model Railroad Center, located in ...

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ROSELLE PARK, NJ - People in and around Roselle Park will be joining thousands of people around the world as they all dance to Michael Jackson's “Thriller” as the town hosts their very first “Thrill the World” event. Saturday, October 27, is the date when the zombies will come alive. Everyone ...

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SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Actor and Scotch Plains resident Garry Pastore has been cast as a supporting lead in Shooting Heroin, a film that tells a fictional story about the ravages of the opioid epidemic in small-town America and what happens when members of community take matters into their own ...

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Folk-rocker Steve Forbert will perform songs spanning a career of more than forty years at the JCC of Central New Jersey in Scotch Plains on Saturday, Oct. 27 at 8:00 p.m.  Rocker Lisa Bouchelle, who frequently performs at venues all along the Jersey shore, will open the show. Advance tickets ...

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NEWARK, NJ - Filming for “Joker,” a movie that tells the backstory of the popular Batman villain, is coming to Newark in about a week. Crews will be on hand from Oct. 13 to 16, and a number of road closures and parking restrictions are expected around Downtown during that time. The movie is ...

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WESTFIELD, NJ -- The Jewish Film Festival of Central NJ is pleased to present five films this fall at the Rialto NewVision Theatre, 250 East Broad Street in Westfield. Screenings begin October 10 and run through November 13. All films start at 7:30 p.m. The fall series begins with Itzhak on ...

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NEW YORK CITY - Before rehearsals begin for the 2018 Christmas Spectacular, the Radio City Rockettes will visit six local tri-state area libraries to engage with fans and families. One of their visits will be to the Millburn Free Public Library on Thursday, Sept. 13 at 3:30 p.m. The visits are free ...

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The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents and visitors to the 2018 Union County World War I Film Festival at the Linden Public Library from September 7 to November 2. Admission is free of charge. “Remembering our past is the best way to ensure that we make progress in the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce that world renowned guitarist, composer, arranger and teacher Carlos Alomar will be the featured speaker for “Excellence in All We Do,” a free Hispanic Heritage Month event on Tuesday, October 2, at 11:00 a.m., at ...

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JERSEY CITY, NJ -- Actor Garry Pastore portrays NYPD Detective John Belson in the new film Sarah Q, directed by John Gallagher. Sarah Q will make its World Premiere at The Golden Door International Film Festival in Jersey City during the weekend of September 21. This film is the third collaboration ...

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The Art Upstairs Gallery of the MAYO Performing Arts Center located at 100 South Street, Morristown, NJ, once again presents the original works of the Northern New Jersey art group, Partners in Paint, ends September 18, 2018.  The exhibit will feature 36 paintings in watercolor, oils, pastels, ...

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MILLBURN, NJ - The Millburn Short Hills Desi Club is preparing to welcome the community to their Indian Independence Day celebration on August 15. This year marks the 71st anniversary of Indian Independence from Britain becoming a free democratic nation. The Desi Club is excited to welcome not ...

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BEACH HAVEN - On August 10, the inaugural LBI Summer Soiree “Boardwalk Nights” (formerly Island Gala) will take  to the breathtaking Sea Shell Resort & Beach Club on Friday, August 10 to benefit David's Dream & Believe Cancer Foundation. The LBI Summer Soiree is brought to you by key ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders and the Department of Parks and Recreation will celebrate National Night Out this year with “Family Fun & Flix, the free summer entertainment and film series, and a display of police and emergency vehicles. The event will take place ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Saturday July 28 at the Springfield Free Public Library, young children and their parents got an up close at a wide variety of animals, insects, reptiles and amphibians. Zoo Jersey, a company that runs animal programs throughout the tristate area was on hand to show the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Sunday August 5, Springfield’s Recreation Department will host First Responders’ Day at the Community Pool from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. On Wednesday 7:00 p.m., the Library presents Wild West:  The Mystery of the Golden Piano presented by ScienceTellers. From the Library’s ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Tree-Oh took to the lawn in front of Town Hall on July 26 to perform the second of Springfield’s Sound Bites concert series. The band is comprised of lead vocalist Lisa Kasdan, guitarist Adam Kestin and Conrad Erdt on the keyboard. The group also has a local flavor, as Kestin is a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Hudson Shakespeare Company will perform "All’s Well that Ends Well" at the Springfield Free Public Library Monday, July 23, at 7:00 p,m,. The performance will take place in the Donald B. Palmer Museum and is free and open to all members of the general public. From the ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Monday the Springfield Free Public Library hosts the Hudson Shakespeare Company for a performance of All’s Well that Ends Well at 7:00 PM. The performance will take place in the Donald B. Palmer Museum and is free and open to all members of the general public. On Saturday, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield’s Board of Education and Township Committee meet this week.  For all other activities, please look at the calendar. Monday – July 16 8:00 a.m. Junior Police Academy Week 1:00 p.m. Water Aerobics at Community Pool (adults) 6:00 p.m. Joint Board of ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Under clear evening skies on the front lawn of the Springfield Town Hall, Marino went first and performed a medley of songs including hits from Frank Sinatra and other artists of the time. Harris followed as the headliner and performed throwback songs from all different genres, ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield’s Senior Citizen Club Thursday meeting will include a showing of the film Saving the Great Swamp:  Battle to Defeat the Jetport.  According to the film’s website, the film “…is a new one-hour documentary about the events, people and politics behind the struggle to ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - Springfield residents looking for a way to spend their summer nights will have a returning musical option over the next few months. Now in its fifth year, the Springfield business Improvement District (BID) Concert series kicks off on Thursday July 12 with bi-weekly performances ...

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FANWOOD, NJ -- Fanwood will host the second annual Summer FanJam food truck and live rock music festival at LaGrande Park on Sunday, July 8, from 11:00 a.m. – 7:00 p.m. Run by the Greater Westfield Area Chamber of Commerce (GWACC) with contributions from local Fanwood sponsors, the Summer FanJam ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Wednesday, Springfield will hold its annual July 4th Celebration.  Gates open at 5:00 p.m. at Meisel Avenue Park. There will be a concert featuring the 1910 Fruitgum Co. starting at 8:00 p.m. From the group's website - Today, the group is back, with original founding member ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield schools start the first full week of their summer break.  The Springfield Free Public Library offers a summer reading program for students that will be in first to 12th grade next fall.  A reading log can be picked up in the Children’s Department of the Library.  Only ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - The Springfield School District will implement virtual reality as a tool to help with intervention in cases of harassment, intimidation and bullying (“HIB”) in the coming school year. Prompted by Board President Scott Silverstein, Superintendent of Schools Michael Davino ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Tuesday is Graduation Day for the Jonathan Dayton High School Seniors.  Congratulations to the Class of 2018! On Sunday, Springfield's Historic Cannon Ball House will be holding an Open House on Sunday, June 24 to commemorate the 238th anniversary of the Battle of ...

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