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KIDS BOWL FREE at DiDonato’s

Aug 15, 2020 @ 11:00 AM

🎳 KIDS BOWL FREE 🎳 🎳July 8-September 20 at DiDonato Family Fun Center, registered Kids Receive 2 FREE GAMES Of Bowling Each!  🎳With purchase of the Family Pass (not required), DiDonato’s is giving a $10 gift card to each family for use in the Alley Bar & Grille, too!  🎳Family VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Free Events, Indoor Activities, Jersey Shore (from Sandy Hook to Cape May), Kids (5-9), Preschooler (2-5), Special Needs (for families with children with special needs), Sports (events, games), Tweens & Teens (10+)

Axelrod PAC Presents Virtual Israel-Jewish International Film Festival

Aug 15, 2020 @ 12:00 PM

Ocean, NJ—The Axelrod Performing Arts Center (APAC), in cooperation with Menemsha Films, presents the virtual Israel-Jewish International Film Festival.  Opening July 19 with the exclusive North American premiere of “Asia,” starring Shira Haas from Netflix’s “Unorthodox,” the festival features ten award-winning films. It concludes on August 13 with another North VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition

Aug 15, 2020 @ 02:00 PM

On a Wednesday night in 1942, Newark teenager Sarah Vaughan went to the Apollo Theater to compete in an amateur singing contest. It was the chance to win $10 and a weeklong engagement performing on the Apollo stage. Instead, Vaughan’s win launched a career that would transform America’s original art form and VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

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Magnolia Street String Band Bluegrass – Virtual Summer Concert

Aug 15, 2020 @ 03:00 PM

Discover tight rhythms, warm vocal harmonies, as well as intricate bluegrass picking from the comfort of your own home with your Library. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

New Brunswick Heart Festival

Aug 15, 2020 @ 03:00 PM

This first-time event—presented by State Theatre, New Brunswick Cultural Center, NBPAC, and Above Art Studios—was created to celebrate the vibrant arts and history that New Brunswick and the County of Middlesex have to offer! The online festivities will include music, dance, and spoken word performances; a behind-the-scenes look inside the VIEW EVENT DETAILS

Downtown Somerville Summer Stage Concert Series

Aug 15, 2020 @ 06:00 PM

Summer Stage Concert Series to Return to Division St. THIS SATURDAY!   Photo Caption (photos attached): Live entertainment – a staple of Division Street that has become synonymous with summer in Somerville returns this weekend to the pedestrian plaza at 6:00 pm. Photographed are Cityscape and the Park Avenue Horns, VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Festivals (fairs, parties, parades), Free Events, Outdoor Activities, Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

2020 Monmouth Film Festival

Aug 15, 2020 @ 07:00 PM

New Jersey's renowned and critically acclaimed international film event is back this August 14-16th, streaming the finest independent films from all regions of the globe, right to your home...for FREE! You’ll have the opportunity to experience over 65 short and feature length films, encompassing all genres of your favorite cinema! This VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Festivals (fairs, parties, parades)

The Skyliners

Aug 15, 2020 @ 07:30 PM

Famed for their 1958 hit “Since I Don’t Have You”, The Skyliners make their Morris Museum Back Deck debut on August 15 with an outdoor socially distant concert. Patrons bring their own chairs, refreshments, and masks to their 8’x8′ block for a night of favorite tunes on the Museum’s elevated VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Grown-ups, Outdoor Activities, Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

Superhero Princess Tales Online

Aug 15, 2020 @ 07:30 PM

"Superhero Princess Tales" Online Studio Players presents a virtual edition of a new children's show. See your favorite fairy tale princesses in a “super” new light! Join superheroes Princess and Frog as they try to defeat a wolfy supervillain. Along the way they’ll hear other super stories including “Beauty vs. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

WheatonArts Virtual ECO Week

Aug 16, 2020 @ 10:00 AM

In partnership with the Cumberland County Improvement Authority, WheatonArts presents its first-ever Virtual ECO Week! This week-long event features visits with local artists, live and on-demand programming from environmentally-minded organizations, and a daily Kids ECO Camp with hands-on art activities; all enjoyed from the comfort and safety of your home! VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Art (crafts, fine art, jewelry making, pottery), For Families, For Grown-ups, Free Events, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals)