Union Rotary Club to host annual Speech Contest Dinner on June 10

UNION — On Wednesday, June 10, The Rotary Club of Union will be hosting its annual Eloquence Soiree at the Galloping Hill Inn in Union. The Eloquence Soiree celebrates students from Union High School who compete in their annual Speech Contest for scholarships. That evening, the club will present the Rotary Excellence in Education Award to […]

Brangaccio to present pastels at Swain Galleries in May

PLAINFIELD — “Pastel Perspectives III” is part three of Nancy Brangaccio’s ongoing series of interior still life pastels. Her solo show at Swain Galleries opens May 2 and runs through May 30. Brangaccio is noted for her tight composition and the intense colors achievable with pastels. The artist aims for a very clear, elegant simplicity to […]

Fanwood Choir Festival issues call-out for singers

FANWOOD — A call is out for singers for the annual Fanwood Choir Festival to be held on Sunday, May 17 at 7 p.m. at the Fanwood Presbyterian Church. Singers from the area are invited to join this joyful singing event. New this year will be an opportunity for children to sing with the choir. Rehearsals begin on Wednesday, […]

Rocker James Maddock to appear at UCPAC’s Hamilton Stage on March 27

RAHWAY — Rock musician James Maddock will perform at Union County Performing Arts Center’s Hamilton Stage, 360 Hamilton St., Rahway, on Friday, March 27 at 8 p.m. Advance tickets are $25 and can be purchased at www.ucpac.org. The concert is part of the ongoing Split Level Concert Series which highlights critically acclaimed singer-songwriters in a uniquely intimate setting. After […]

Flea Market scheduled at Connecticut Farms Church for April 11

UNION — The Presbyterian Women of Connecticut Farms Church, Union, have scheduled their annual In-door Flea Market for Saturday, April 11, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. Vendors are needed. The Flea Market provides an excellent opportunity to get some great bargains. All proceeds from the Flea Market will benefit the church’s many mission projects. Two floors of […]

Wharton Music Center 2015 Gala to feature acclaimed violinist Yevgeny Kutik

NEW PROVIDENCE —Wharton Music Center will celebrate its 2015 Playathon Music Fest Gala and Concert on Saturday, March 7 at the New Jersey Youth Symphony located at 570 Central Ave. in New Providence. The Gala will feature performances by violinist Yevgeny Kutik, pianist Lenore Davis, students of Wharton Music Center and New Jersey Youth Symphony, […]

“New Jersey isn’t Boring” art exhibit to open at Arts Guild NJ on March 22

RAHWAY — Arts Guild New Jersey will be presenting New Jersey Isn’t Boring — curated by Cyd Katz-Seidel creator of NewJerseyIsntBoring.com —from March 22 to April 16. The exhibit will feature the artwork of the over thirty New Jersey artists who were selected through an open juried competition. The exhibition will have a free, public reception on Sunday, March 22, from […]

Bee Colony Crises lecture to be held at Trailside on March 3

MOUTAINSIDE – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders has announced a lecture for adults, 18 years and older, on the bee colony crisis at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside on Tuesday, March, 3 from 7 to 8 p.m. Bee colony collapse disorder has had a deleterious impact on many agricultural crops worldwide. In […]