MOUNTAINSIDE—On Sunday, April 25, at 2 p.m., the New Jersey Workshop for the Arts (NJWA) Concert Band under the direction of conductor Howard Toplansky will perform a spring concert at Our Lady of Lourdes Church, 300 Central Avenue in Mountainside.
PISCATAWAY – On Sunday, April 25, at 2 pm, Middlesex County Cultural and Heritage Commission and the Folklife Program for New Jersey present Traditional Jewish Folktales with Storyteller Rivka Willick at East Jersey Olde Town Village, 1050 River Road, Piscataway. This program is offered free of charge but advance registration is required.
STATE – The Powerball lottery jackpot is $212 million for Saturday night’s drawing, and the Mega Millions prize has reached $122 million for tonight’s drawing.
Shawn Levy’s “Date Night” reminds that there is a little good in every movie, just as there is in every person. Well, except for “Message in a Bottle” (1999) and Adolf Hitler, that is. Light and convivial, this is the type of film you see when you don’t know what to see. No need to give it your full attention. It’s not like you haven’t seen it all before.
NEWARK—The Friends of the Newark Public Library will kick off its annual book sale on Saturday, April 17 in Centennial Hall of the Main Library, 5 Washington Street.
NEW BRUNSWICK – The following events are scheduled at The Stress Factory Comedy Club, located at 90 Church Street in New Brunswick.
CLARK—On Sunday, April 18, from noon to 4 p.m., the Dr. William Robinson Plantation & Museum will host a “Sheep to Shawl” demonstration.
WESTFIELD — Westfield Community Players (WCP), one of the oldest continuously operating community based theater organizations in New Jersey, is celebrating their 75th anniversary season with drama, pathos, comedy and mystery.
NEW BRUNSWICK—State Theatre will present the U.S. premiere of NALMES Folk Dance Spectacular on Saturday, May 8, at 8 p.m.
BERKELEY HEIGHTS—“Hope Springs Eternal: A Rebirth of Haiti Through Art,” an art exhibit and reception opens Friday, April 16, 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Summit Medical Group, 1 Diamond Hill Road, Berkeley Heights. The exhibit and reception are free and open to the public.