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Holiday Lights Spectacular

Fri, December 15, 5:00 PM

West Orange

Holiday Lights Spectacular

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 12/15/2017 5:00pm 12/16/2017 5:00pm America/New_York Holiday Lights Spectacular

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 17 – December 10

Every Night: December 11 – January 1, 2018

Closed: December 24 & 25

5pm to 9pm

Free Admission

Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters. Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable ...

560 Northfield Ave West Orange, NJ 07052
SoloFest: Panther Hollow by David Lee White

Fri, December 15, 8:00 PM

Luna Stage, West Orange

SoloFest: Panther Hollow by David Lee White

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/15/2017 8:00pm 12/15/2017 10:00pm America/New_York SoloFest: Panther Hollow by David Lee White

Panther Hollow

Written and Performed by David Lee White

Directed by John Augustine

December 15th at 8pm

Part stand-up comedy confessional, part examination of the cultural taboo of mental illness, Panther Hollow details storyteller and monologuist David Lee White's struggle with love, sex, and clinical depression while he was 25 and living in a one-hundred-year-old house ...

555 Valley Road West Orange, NJ 07052
Holiday Lights Spectacular

Sat, December 16, 5:00 PM

West Orange

Holiday Lights Spectacular

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 12/16/2017 5:00pm 01/30/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Holiday Lights Spectacular

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 17 – December 10

Every Night: December 11 – January 1, 2018

Closed: December 24 & 25

5pm to 9pm

Free Admission

Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters. Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable ...

560 Northfield Ave West Orange, NJ 07052
SoloFest: Once In...Never Out! by June Ballinger

Sat, December 16, 8:00 PM

Luna Stage, West Orange

SoloFest: Once In...Never Out! by June Ballinger

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/16/2017 8:00pm 12/16/2017 10:00pm America/New_York SoloFest: Once In...Never Out! by June Ballinger

Once in...Never Out!

Written and performed by June Ballinger

Directed by Janice L. Goldberg

December 16th at 8pm

An 80-year-old British former codebreaker at Bletchley Park looks back on her life and all the secrets about her work and identity that she has held onto for 50 years. Will she ever be truly known by her children? How will she be remembered? Was her contribution worth ...

555 Valley Road West Orange, NJ 07052
Holiday Lights Spectacular

Sun, December 17, 5:00 PM

West Orange

Holiday Lights Spectacular

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 12/17/2017 5:00pm 12/18/2017 5:00pm America/New_York Holiday Lights Spectacular

Friday, Saturday, Sunday: November 17 – December 10

Every Night: December 11 – January 1, 2018

Closed: December 24 & 25

5pm to 9pm

Free Admission

Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters. Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable ...

560 Northfield Ave West Orange, NJ 07052
SoloFest: A Reluctant Holiday Jam

Sun, December 17, 8:00 PM

Luna Stage, West Orange

SoloFest: A Reluctant Holiday Jam

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/17/2017 8:00pm 12/17/2017 10:00pm America/New_York SoloFest: A Reluctant Holiday Jam

TRENT ARMAND KENDALL'S

Reluctant Holiday Jam!

featuring Brass ILLUSION

Written by Trent Armand Kendall

December 17th at 3pm

They’re snowed in and the band is “SCOOGE’D”!

ripping through the hits of ...

Louis Armstrong, Mariah Carey, Ray Charles, Sam Cooke, Sam & Dave, Ella Fitzgerald, Donny Hathaway, Johnny Mathis, Prince, Annie Ross, Blood ...

555 Valley Road West Orange, NJ 07052

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Essex County to Host Open Forum to Discuss Refurbishment of Riker Hill Art Park

December 12, 2017

LIVINGSTON, NJ — The county will host a meeting in Livingston on Jan. 11 at town hall to discuss ideas and answer questions regarding the upcoming renovation of Riker Hill Art Park.

Essex County Riker Hill Art Park is a 42-acre complex that was once housed army facilities and is now the home of 38 artist studios. Since it is owned by the county, the county has been working ...

New Blood Pressure Guidelines Highlight Need for Greater Awareness and Proactive Treatment

December 1, 2017

WEST ORANGE, NJ – According to new guidelines issued in November by the American Heart Association and the American College of Cardiology, 46 percent of U.S. adults—about 103-million Americans—are now considered to be in the high blood pressure range. Under the previous guidelines, which had not been updated in over a decade, only 32 percent of U.S. adults (or 72 ...

The Thought that Counts

The other day I was talking to our cat . . .  

Hmmm.  It says here that dogs are smarter than cats.

What are you reading, Mad Magazine?

No seriously, this article in the Times claims that a scientific study conducted at Vanderbilt University recently discovered that dogs have twice as many neurons as cats in the analytic part of their brains.

Yeah, but they only use a ...

'An Act of God' takes a leap of faith at George Street

‘An Act of God’ takes leap of faith at George Street Playhouse

By Liz Keill

NEW BRUNSWICK, NJ – If anyone can portray God, it must be Kathleen Turner. Local theatre goers are fortunate indeed, to have the throaty, stage smart Turner in our midst.

Turner, of course, is not only an acclaimed actress, but a female God with plenty to say about the ups and downs of religion ...