Arts & Entertainment

September 8, 2018

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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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Every year Jonathan Dayton’s (JDHS) current "Teacher of the Year" Anthony DeNicolo assigns his Drama I students a project, writing of a one act play.  For the last two years, the student’s plays were not just graded, they were submitted to the Action Theatre Conservatory’s (ATC) ...

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SOMERVILLE, NJ The Somerville Elks are hosting their annual salute to America, patriotism and the American Flag  June 15 on the green adjacent to the historic Somerset County Courthouse on East Main Street, beginning at 5 p.m. The Flag Day Country Music Festival features “Big Hix,” a ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - On Thursday evening June 7, 2018, starting at 7 p.m. senior students and their proud parents packed the auditorium at Jonathan Dayton High School to witness the presentation of scholarships and awards to members of the senior class of Jonathan Dayton High School. Jonathan ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ - At Jonathan Dayton High School’s Senior Awards Night many of the scholarships and awards given were given for high achievement in music, languages and service. Separate articles highlighting the teacher of the year, athletic awards, memorial awards, awards from community ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield will hold its first townwide garage sale the weekend of June 16 & 17.  Sale hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  receive awards and scholarships.  The sale is being done prior to the quarterly bulk garage pickups on June 20-21.  Registration is not required and ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Many of the awards given at Senior Awards night were memorial awards meant to award a student for specific endeavors at Jonathan Dayton High School while also helping keep the spirit of an individual alive.  This article is the first of two highlighting the memorial ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Jonathan Dayton High School’s “Teacher of the Year” is a home town product of Springfield and 2004 graduate of Jonathan Dayton.  . Anthony DeNicolo has been an English teacher at Jonathan Dayton for the past ten years and Drama Director since 2009.  He earned his undergraduate ...

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Memorial Day, Monday May 28, Springfield will have its annual Memorial Day ceremony at Veterans Park followed by a parade.  The ceremony begins at 10:00 a.m. sharp. The Hometown Heroes will be introduced.  There will also be a sing along led by Catie Hodic starting with the ...

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