Paint by the Pond Event to be Held at Warinanco Park

April 25, 2018

ROSELLE/ELIZABETH, NJ - Children ages 4 to 12 years old are invited by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders to participate in the third annual Paint by the Pond”. A project that teaches families about the importance of recycling while encouraging children to paint on cardboard, creating art from materials usually thrown away.

There will also be miniature houses made with the ...

Archery Range Open House

UNION COUNTY, NJ - Do you want to see what archery is all about?


The Union County Archery Range is hosting an open house on Saturday, June 16, from 10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.  The range is located in Oak Ridge Park.  The open house includes free demonstrations:
• Olympic archery
• Compound bows with 3D targets
• Traditional archery
• Modern ...

Registration Open for Union's Recreation Department Summer Programs

UNION, NJ – Union’s Recreation Department is now accepting registrations for Summer Camp, the Tennis Clinic, The Girls Field Hockey Clinic, the LEGO Summer Day Camp, and the Arts & Crafts Program.

Summer Camp

For boys and girls in grade 3 through 5 (in September 2018)
Three week sessions:

Session One:  June 25 – July 13
Session Two:  July 16 ...

Union Talent Front and Center at Chatham Playhouse's Production of "Grease"

CHATHAM, NJ – Union will be well represented in the Chatham Playhouse’s upcoming performance of “Grease”, the 96th season for the Chatham Community Players. 

Union High School’s James Mosser is the director and Jennifer Williams the choreographer.  "Grease is probably one of the most recognizable musicals of all time and it is so exciting to bring ...

Union Municipal Band Offers Free Concerts this Spring and Summer

UNION, NJ - The Union Municipal Band, under the direction of Howard Toplansky, will present a free concert on Monday evening, April 23 at the Hannah Caldwell School Auditorium, 1120 Commerce Avenue, at 7:30 p.m. 

The concert will feature music from Broadway, concert classics and traditional band music.  The program will include: Freischuetz Quickstep, The Mill on the Rock ...

Did Racism Prevent Babe Ruth from Becoming a Major League Manager?

BRONX, NY – As baseball approaches the April 15 anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s breaking the color barrier, a new book, BABE RUTH - A Superstar’s Legacy by Jerry Amernic, makes the case that The Bambino never got the coveted opportunity to become a big-league manager for fear that he might push for integration.

Babe Ruth’s grandson, Tom Stevens, wrote the Foreword ...

Great Inflatable Race and Food Truck Festival Coming to Union

UNION, NJ – The Great Inflatable Race and Food Truck Festival is coming to Union, May 12.

Mayor Suzette Cavadas and the Township Committee, in partnership with the Mayor’s Wellness Committee and Union High School, have announced the event to benefit Union High School’s Project Graduation.  A portion of the proceeds from the Inflatable Race, and all proceeds from the Food ...

Union Welcomes New Recreation Director

UNION, NJ – Union’s new Recreation Director was welcomed at last week’s Township Committee Meeting.

Robert Cowper begins his new job on Monday.  Committeewoman Michele Delisfort introduced Cowper as a certified Parks and Recreation professional, who was previously the Assistant Recreation Director in Paramus.

Delisfort said Cowper received a degree in Commercial ...

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Thu, April 26, 2:00 PM

Union Public Library, Union

International Film: "Dark Horse"

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Vauxhall Public Library, Union

Tween Make It @ Your Library: "Rainbow Craft"

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Fri, April 27, 3:30 PM

Union Public Library, Union

Teen Advisory Board (TAB) Meeting

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Free Living History Event Showcases World War I Centennial

April 19, 2018

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders invites residents and visitors to experience battlefield life as a World War I American Salvation Army volunteer, featuring Ms. Laurie MacDonald-Gaulke, actress and storyteller, in a special free presentation of “Doughnuts for Doughboys: A Salvation Army Lassie in France.”

Doughnuts for Doughboys takes place on Tuesday, April 25 at ...