Arts & Entertainment

June 3, 2020

UNION, NJ - Those looking to fine-tune their audience skills or release their inner-actor are invited to the next meeting of the Play Readers' Circle, scheduled for Tuesday, June16 at 7:00 p.m. No experience is necessary to attend The Play Readers' Circle, hosted by The Theater Project and ...

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UNION, NJ – The COVID-19 pandemic has caused the cancellation of Union’s annual Veteran’s Alliance Memorial Day parade, but a parade of classic cars will be held on Saturday. The township is hosting a volunteer-based Memorial Day Weekend Cruising for a Cause car parade on May 23 beginning at ...

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UNION, NJ - Believe it or not, there was a time when TV would not show gay, bisexual or transgender people much less tell their stories. Steven Capsuto, author of Alternate Channels: Queer Images on 20th Century TV, will explore the fight for lesbian and gay visibility on 20th-century American ...

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UNION, NJ - Like most public places during the COVID-19 crisis, the Union Public Library is closed for in-person visits, but their Career Coaching sessions continue online. The library's Career Coach is available to assist job seekers with: Resume critiques Cover and thank you letter ...

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BARNEGAT/WARETOWN, NJ – When it comes to holidays, who would know better than Hallmark as far as ranking their popularity? Their website claims that 85 percent of adult men and women celebrate Mother’s Day. Amid the pandemic, it is still possible to send that special mom a greeting card. However, ...

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UNION, NJ – Join your neighbors, virtually, as you work alongside expert Ashley Shillingford, owner of Union Center's ReWax & UnWine, and learn how to create your own scented organic coconut wax candle, as part of the township’s Mother’s Day celebration. How do I join?:  On Friday, May 8 at ...

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UNION, NJ - Artists of all ages are invited to post their chalk art and messages of hope and togetherness for a chance to win gift cards to various Union Center businesses. After seeing so many inspiring chalk art and messages pop up, the Union Recreation Department and the Union Center Special ...

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UNION, NJ – A Union High School junior received the thrill of a lifetime when she appeared on the nationally syndicated Kelly Clarkson Show this week. Thursday’s show featured a segment with Tony Award winner Laura Benanti discussing her recent social media request for high school performers to ...

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UNION, NJ - Do you love Broadway musicals?  Ever wonder how they are put together? A virtual presentation, "Broadway Musicals Deconstructed, Part I",  sponsored by the Friends of the Union Public Library and BCB Bank Union, will be presented by Sam and Candy Caponegro on Wednesday, May 6, at ...

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UNION, NJ - Union's kids are invited to grab some art supplies and join in on a virtual paint along. This week, young artists will try their hand at recreating one of Da Vinci's most famous works of art.   The program is geared toward kids 5 - 13 years old.  This paint-along will be broadcast on ...

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UNION, NJ - The Township is hosting a poster contest about social distancing. Create a fun and creative poster for their Social Distancing Poster Design Contest.  Email a digital copy or photo of your poster to publicinfo@uniontownship.com  Contest deadline is Sunday, May 24. For more ...

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UNION, NJ - The Salem Roadhouse Cafe has announced they will cancel all remaining 2020 performances.   Located at Townley Presbyterian Church, the Salem Roadhouse Cafe said they are working with this year's performer lineup to reschedule for next year.  Show proceeds always benefit local ...

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UNION, NJ – A Union Edition of Family Feud on Facebook live will be hosted by the township on Wednesday, April 22, at 3:00 p.m.  To participate, tune into @TwpUnionNJ on Facebook before 3:00.  Rules of the game are: To participate, families should comment on the live stream before the game ...

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UNION, NJ - While, the Union Public Library may be closed, services and assistance are still there for you. Visit the library's Facebook page for events including virtual storytelling, book club, movie hangout, book chat, yoga and more -- no library card required to participate. For those ...

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UNION, NJ - Union is looking to see the egg-straordinary egg decorating happening around town this week. Union's town-wide Easter Egg Coloring Contest is happening from April 6-12. Winners will be selected in three categories: Most Creatively Decorated Egg, Most Colorful Dozen, Best Use of ...

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UNION, NJ – The coronavirus will not stop the Easter Bunny from visiting Union. Union police and fire departments will escort the Bunny around town on Saturday, April 11, from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m.  Residents are invited to bring the kids to the front porch to wave as the Easter Bunny drives around ...

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UNION, NJ - Union residents may not be able to go out and see a show, but they can tune into TV34 and watch a marathon airing of "Union's Got Talent" this weekend.  The Saturday and Sunday marathons will feature seven years of the celebration of the arts, "Union's Got Talent".  See show ...

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UNION, NJ – It’s been just about a week of social distancing, though it probably seems like much longer than that as people navigate the complexities of working from home and online schooling without sports and other extracurriculars. While the news continues to raise the blood pressure and ...

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UNION, NJ – The Union High School Performing Arts Company (UHSPAC) has announced the cancellation of all performances of their upcoming production of Once on this Island. A statement from the UHSPAC said "due to the evolving situation regarding COVID-19 in the state and Union County, we have ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - The Union County 2020 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Union scheduled for Saturday has been canceled amid the coronavirus outbreak. "For the safety of families and those attending, we felt it was better to cancel this year's parade," said parade General Chairperson Jessica ...

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UNION, NJ – Organizers of the Union County 2020 St. Patrick’s Day Parade said they are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, but as of now, the parade will proceed as planned. In a social media post Monday night, parade organizers said the main priority is to minimize any threats to public ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ - An Irish flag raising ceremony took place at the Union County Courthouse in Elizabeth on Saturday. Union County Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella, Freeholders Christopher Hudak, Angel Garretson and Sergio Granados joined Senator Joe Cryan, 2020 Union County St.

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UNION, NJ - Union County Freeholder Chairman Alexander Mirabella, Freeholder Christopher Hudak and Freeholder Rebecca Williams presented resolutions to the 2020 Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade Grand Marshal Michael McNany and General Chairwoman Jessica Cunningham congratulating them on the ...

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UNION, NJ – The Union Theater will cease operation immediately, according to township officials. “After consulting with township administration, construction and health officials, the owners of the Union Theater have voluntarily decided to cease operations effective March 3, 2020,” said a ...

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UNION, NJ – A Black History Month needlework, knitting, crocheting and dining event was held on Sunday at ‘Beyond Yarn’ a family-run business on Stuyvesant Avenue, where participants enjoyed African American cuisine while working on their knitting or crocheting projects. “Beyond Yarn” ...

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UNION, NJ - The Friends of the Union Public Library will be hosting a free night at the movies on Thursday evening, March 5, beginning at 7:30 p.m.  in the Community room of the main library.  Emmanuel Vozos will have a viewing of his movie, Liberty Hall 360° Revolutionary Wedding.  Vozos' movie ...

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UNION, NJ - The American Legion Post #35 welcomes all to join them following the Union County St. Patrick's Day Parade on Saturday, March 14. The American Legion, located at 3 Bond Drive (next to the Union Fire Department), will host The Willie Lynch Band playing favorite Irish songs from 2:00 - ...

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UNION, NJ – Michael McNany has always been proud of his Irish heritage and the values of family, community, service and generosity that come with it.  On March 14, the 24th Annual Union County St. Patrick’s Day Parade will step off onto the streets of Union with McNany as Grand Marshal. "It's ...

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UNION, NJ – A new exhibit is now showing at the Les Malamut Art Gallery, “Mystic Realms”, featuring the work of artist Winston Young. “All of my pieces are diverse.” said Young, “It’s mythical and imaginary.” Young said his work is the culmination of late nights working in his home after his ...

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UNION, NJ - There are still spots available for Union's first-ever Valentine's Day Candle Making Experience. Attendees will have a chance to mix their own custom, aromatherapy scented 100% organic coconut wax candle with Union Center merchant, ReWax & UnWine!  The theme for the event will ...

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