Wednesday, May 23, 2012
Online auction ends at 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 23.
Were you excited to see Ringo Starr perform at the Mayo Performing Arts Center but disappointed the show is sold out? Well, if you really, really want to see it, and want to get involved in supporting the MPAC, you have until 10 p.m. Wednesday, May 23 to bid on a pair of front row tickets to see the Beatles drummer himself on June 27. Click here to get in on the bidding war. But, be prepared to pony up the dough. As of 1 p.m. on Wednesday, the price was up to $1,000.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
Several upcoming MPAC performances available.
Wednesday, May 16, 2012
If you're looking for some ways to be a bit greener around the house, you might to consider ordering a rain barrel or compost bin, being offered at a discount through a sale by Sustainable Morristown and the Morris Plains "Sustain the Plains Committee." Rain barrels are being sold at $80, compost bins are going for $60, and can be picked up and paid for on Saturday, May 19 at either Morristown Town Hall in the morning or Morris Plains Borough School in the afternoon for those who pre-order by noon Friday. Other items, including compost aerators and leaf collectors also will be available. A trio of shows at the Mayo Performing Arts Center also have discounted tickets still available, at $20. The press release from MPAC is below. 1. An …
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Class required every 2 years to stay certified
Thursday, May 10, 2012
Time is running out for poll workers to take certification training if they want to continue to work at election sites. The deadline, according to Tony Desimone, the county’s poll worker training coordinator, is June 2. Title 19 of New Jersey election law requires that all poll workers take an election training class every two years to become or remain a certified board worker, Desimone said in a statement sent to media. Desimone said veteran poll workers who took the class the first time it was offered in 2010 must take a training class by June 2 to become recertified. “It’s the law. This training is mandatory,” Desimone said. “All board workers who have not attended a class in the past two years and all first-time board workers must …
Thursday, May 3, 2012
Also, "Last Chance" turns into "No Chance," as Il Circo Viaggio on Saturday has been cancelled.
The clock is ticking on registration for the Children's Day of Art. Don't let your "Last Chance" pass you by! Children's Day of Art Registration Ending Soon Time is running out to register for the Children's Day of Art, a full day of hands-on workshops led by professional artists in cartooning, drama, eco-sculpture, music, poetry and pottery for children ages 6-13 at St. Peter's Episcopal Church in Morristown on May 12. Cost is $20. Advance registration is required. Forms are available at <http://morristowngreen.com/files/2012/02/ArtsFest-Reg-Form_fillable.pdf>http://morristowngreen.com/files/2012/02/ArtsFest-Reg-Form_fillable.pdf. Youngsters will participate in all six workshops plus enjoy "food art" with Chef Melody of The Main Event …
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Two upcoming shows at MPAC; also, Sustainable Morristown survey.
'Ricky Nelson Remembered,' a performance of the teen heart-throb's biggest hits by his sons Matthew and Gunnar Nelson, will be held at 8 p.m. Thursday, April 26. $20 limited seating tickets are still available through the Mayo Performing Arts Center. Also, be sure to check out our preview article here. Ricky Nelson Remembered Thursday, April 26, 2012 at 8 pm Celebrate the life and music of America’s original teen idol. Ricky Nelson’s twin sons Matthew and Gunnar (from the band Nelson) perform their father’s hit songs, including “Hello Mary Lou," "Travelin' Man” and “Garden Party," in this unique multimedia musical event that features video interviews with Nelson family and friends $20 Tickets in Section A & B To get the discount, Click …
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
Deadline is coming up April 22
The Friends of Historic Speedwell is sponsoring an All County Garage Sale on May 5 and 6 at Mennen Arena to raise funds for the nonprofit organization Historic Speedwell. Anyone can register to become a vendor until the April 22 deadline. Mark Sutherland, the superintendent of Historic Speedwell, said that the organization is hoping for about 80 people to sign up for a spot in the arena. As of mid-April it's up to about 45 people, but Sutherland said organizers getting more people everyday. Vendors must pay $100 fees to rent spaces, but they get to keep all of the proceeds from their sold items. The admission charge for the public is $5 for adults, $3 for senior citizens and students, and free for children 12 and under. The funds from the…
Thursday, April 12, 2012
Get to them before they're gone.
As the work week comes to an end, a few events should be on your radars because, wait for it–it's your "Last Chance!" On Thursday, April 12, The Side Bar will host the "Karaoke for a Cause 2" event from 7 to 10 p.m. for those 21 and over. $5 entry, and $1 per song will go toward the night's 50/50 raffle, as well as the Comfort Zone Camp, a bereavement camp for children. On Friday, April 13, ladies can head over to Sona Thirteen at 8 p.m. to New Jersey Young Professionals' Single Mingle "Cherry Picked Men," featuring some of the organization's most sought after gentlemen from previous NJYP events. On Sunday, April 15, our four-legged friends (woof!) might want to head over to Lewis Morris Park in Morris Township from 4 to 5:30 p.m., as the…
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Tickets still available to see Pingry alum Adam Gardner and the rest of the band.
Tuesday, March 27, 2012
Adam Gardner, a 1991 Pingry School alum and member of Guster, will perform with his band Friday night at the school. The band has performed nationally and currently creates out of the Middletree Studios in Nashville. Guster will perform such hits as "Easy Wonderful" and "Do You Love Me?" from their album, which features cover art by Jon Sarkin, a 1971 Pingry alum. The performance will be held Friday night at the Hauser Auditorium on the Martinsville campus. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the concert begins at 8 p.m. Tickets cost $36 each. Sarkin was once a practicing chiropractor, but after a brain hemorrhage and a stroke that nearly killed him, the doctor became a prolific artist who creates elaborate drawings and paintings vibrant with words …
Three great shows are wrapping up their runs.
Time is running out to see some shows that have been gracing North Jersey's stages for the last few weeks. "Seussical," "Damn Yankees," "Lend Me a Tenor" and "A Flea in Her Ear" are all wrapping up their runs on April 1. There are also plenty of concerts to choose from, featuring everything from country music (Loretta Lynn and The Del McCoury Band at the Mayo Performing Arts Center), classical (chamber music, also at the Mayor), and even surf music (the Ventures at The Newton Theatre). And performers have some options too, with auditions being held for "Southern Comforts" by the Women's Theatre Co. to "Our Town" at Somerset Valley Players. Read on for your weekly update on what's happening on North Jersey's stages. ON STAGE SCOOP Oh the …