Arts & Entertainment

April 7, 2020

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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UNION, NJ - The Union Municipal Band, under the direction of Howard Toplansky will present a Winter Concert on Monday evening, March 9. The concert will be held at Hannah Caldwell School Auditorium, 1120 Commerce Avenue, at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and the public is invited. The concert will ...

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UNION, NJ – Union High School’s nationally acclaimed Performing Arts Company (UHSPAC) will be presenting the Tony Award-winning musical Once on this Island, with music and lyrics by Lynn Ahrens and Stephen Flaherty, beginning March 20. Inspired by Hans Christen Anderson’s “Little Mermaid” and ...

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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, Feb. 11 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 – A theme of love, romance and fun is the focus of candle making experience in a social atmosphere, hosted by Union’s Special Improvement District (SID). If you’re looking  for the perfect date night or afternoon with your girlfriends for Valentine's Day join the SID for a fun, candle ...

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UNION, NJ -  Union Public Library (UPL) has many exciting events planned for adults in February at both the Main Library (MN) and Vauxhall Branch (VH) that there’s sure to be something for everyone. All programs are free and open to the public. Check us out! Keep This, Toss That: Book Signing ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union Municipal Band, under the direction of Howard Toplansky, will present a free concert on Monday evening, March 9.  The concert will be held at Hannah Caldwell School Auditorium, 1120 Commerce Avenue at 7:30 p.m. Admission is free and the public is cordially invited to ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union Township Historical Society will host another open house at the Caldwell Parsonage on Sunday, January 26, from 2:00 to 5:00 p.m.  Refreshments will be served.  Admission is free.  Visitors will be able to enjoy: Wearing colonial bonnets and tricorn hats and faux ...

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UNION COUNTY, NJ – A free performance of A Langston Hughes Song Revival, an exploration of music in the life and times of the poet, social activist, novelist, playwright, and columnist Langston Hughes on Monday, February 3 at 7:00 p.m. at Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton Street in Rahway. “Langston ...

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UNION, NJ - The Union Township Historical Society will host a Valentine Craft Workshop on Saturday, February 1, from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at the Caldwell Parsonage, 909 Caldwell Avenue, Union. Children of all ages, accompanied by a guardian, are welcome to attend.  Members will assist the children ...

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UNION, NJ – Four performers from Union are set to appear in Front & Center’s upcoming performance of “CATS” at Dolan Performance Hall, College of Saint Elizabeth in Morristown. Cast members Elyana Barroqueiro, Catherine Bevensee, Bella Pina, and Grace Rivera of Union will be among the more ...

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UNION, NJ – A month-long lineup of programs and events celebrating Black History Month has been announced by Union Mayor Delisfort and the Township Committee. The fourth annual celebration kicks off with an art exhibit titled, “Black Excellence” featuring various local Black artists and ends ...

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UNION, NJ – A successful radio and television host is proud to trace the perspectives he shares on his daily shows to his roots in Union. Steve Covino is one half of the Covino & Rich daily radio show on SIRIUS XM and shares hosting duty with Rich Davis on a late night ESPN show. Covino, ...

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UNION, NJ - Union 2019:  There were tears and there were smiles.  The community felt the profound loss of two young men, but there were happy moments, too.  Here’s a countdown of the top ten stories on TAPinto Union in 2019 (based on page views): #10 - Union Mourns Death of 17-Year Old Union ...

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UNION, NJ - Union neighbors and friends are welcomed to attend the newly formed Play Readers' Circle to read, discuss, and enjoy play scripts. Hosted by the Union Public Library and The Theater Project, the Play Readers' Circle encourages participants to relax as play scripts are read aloud and ...

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