The Lego Batman Movie

August 9, 2018

UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County Freeholders are sponsoring Family Fun & Flix with a free showing of "The Lego Batman Movie".

The movie is free and open to the pubic.  It will be shown on Wednesday, August 29, at Rutgers Avenue Park in Hillside.  Free popcorn will be available.  Moviegoers should bring a blanket or lawn chair.  The movie begins at ...

Warinanco Pet Parade Garners Enthusiastic 'Appaws'

ELIZABETH/ROSELLE, NJ - People and pups alike gathered at Warinanco Sports Center this past  Saturday for the first-ever Warinanco Pet Parade, where canine talent from across Union County competed in multiple contests and enjoyed the admiration of dozens of dog lovers.

From “Waggiest Walk” to “Prettiest Puppy” and “Smallest Dog,” owners and their furry ...

What Union is Reading: July 2018

The weather heats up, days slow down… it seems we have some extra time to take in a good story! Whether you like to read print on paper, read from a screen or listen to your books, the library has all these formats and more for you.

Borrowing digital books, movies, TV, magazines, comics and more has never been easier, you don’t even need to leave your house! For more information ...

Union Library Offers Free Digital Tutorials / Collection of Children's Books

UNION, NJ – Looking to take a course on basic PC skills?  Or maybe learn about Google Analytics or QuickBooks?  What about gaining a better understanding of WordPress or Microsoft PowerPoint?

Beginning August 1, Union Public Library cardholders will have free access to, offering an online library of over 6,000 current and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized ...

New Date Announced for Shakespeare in the Park

UNION, NJ – Shakespeare in the Park returns to Union on its new date, August 3, at 7:00 p.m. at Rabkin Park.

The hour-long show will feature a collection of scenes and music of Shakespeare and those he has inspired. 

"Shakespeare has not only inspired countless writers, but his contributions to the English language and literature cannot be overstated," Mayor Cavadas ...

Union Special Improvement District to Host Classic Car Show and Fall Festival

UNION, NJ – Have a classic car you want to show off?  Or do you just like walking around looking at them?

Either way, mark your calendar for Union Center SID’s Welcome Fall Festival and Classic Car Show.

Classic cars of all makes and models are welcome at this free event, set for Saturday, September 29, from 12:00 – 4:00 p.m. on Stuyvesant Avenue.

Spots are ...

Young Union Filmmaker Gets Selected for Film Festival

UNION, NJ – Amanda Chiappetta’s very first film, “Stand as One” has been selected for the “FilmYoungFest” festival in Atlantic Highlands in October.

Chiappetta, who graduated from Union High School in June, said she made the film as part of her application for the film program at Montclair State University. 

Chiappetta attended Connecticut Farms ...

11th Annual Festa di san Vito / Peterstown Cultural Festival Starts on Thursday

ELIZABETH, NJ - People from all over will be coming to Elizabeth this week for one of the city’s most famous festivals of the year, “festa di san Vito”.

The 11th Annual festa di san Vito / Peterstown Cultural Festival will be held from July 26 through July 29 in the Peterstown section of Elizabeth right in the heart of the neighborhood. The event will feature a weekend of ...

Check Out the Union Library's Museum Passes

UNION, NJ - Looking for something to do this summer?

Check out all of the free museum passes available to Union Public Library cardholders.  Hogwarts students will love the NY Historical Society's Summer of Magic exhibition.  The Intrepid Sea, Air and Space Museum is celebrating the 75th anniversary of the Intrepid's commissioning with special performances, tours and ...

Richie Olivera at the Union's Farmers Market Thursday

UNION, NJ – This week’s Union Farmers Market features the Latin flare of Richie Olivera.

Olivera was 12-years-old when he began to play quenas and zamponas at a music program in Lima. The love for music he developed then led him to perform with experienced musicians in the community and eventually form his own group with his brother and other friends. They started as street ...

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