Events below are subject to change. All are sponsored by the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders


Union County Government Hosts 161st Annual
Reorganization on Sunday, January 8th, 2017

Union County Government will hold its annual reorganization at the County Courthouse on Sunday, January 8th, which begins at 12 p.m.

Those scheduled to be sworn into new terms include: Freeholders Linda Carter, Bette Jane Kowalski and Sergio Granados. Freeholder Bruce Bergen is expected to be appointed Chairman for a second-straight year, and Freeholder Granados is expected to be appointed, also for a second-straight year, as Vice Chairman.

Freeholders will also vote to fill numerous positions on county advisory boards and to adopt the board’s 2017 schedule and more.

Sunday, January 8, 2017
12 p.m.
Union County Courthouse
2 Broad Street
Judge Cassidy’s Chambers
Elizabeth, NJ

Union County Brings A Sensory-Friendly Bubble Show to Rahway on Sunday, February 19

Jeff Boyer takes bubbles to the max in this one-man bubble extravaganza.

Union County’s Sensory Friendly Theatre series explores the wonders of science in the dynamic and uniquely funny live performance of Bubble Trouble on stage at the Union County Performing Arts Center in Rahway on Sunday, February 19 at 2:00 p.m.

Available now, all tickets are $8 per person and can be purchased through the Union County Performing Arts Center at or by calling the Box Office at 732-499-8226.

“The Freeholder Board is proud to present the sensory-friendly performance series, designed to increase access to the arts for children and adults with sensory sensitivities,” said Freeholder Chairman Bruce H. Bergen. “Bring the entire family to experience this uniquely interactive sensory-friendly performance where the audience participates in the creation of art.”

A bubble volcano. Bubble roller coaster. A kid in a bubble? Jeff Boyer takes bubbles to the max in this one-man bubble extravaganza. It’s the craziest, most creative bubble show around. Jeff juggles bubbles, sculpts and builds with bubbles, makes fog-filled bubbles and more. Mixing comedy, music and interactive bubble-magic, he engages and delights audiences of all ages. A hit at performing arts centers, festivals…anywhere there’s air.

For each of the performances in Union County’s Sensory Friendly Theatre series the theatre environment at the Union County Performing Arts Center is adjusted to provide a sensory-friendly, comfortable and judgment-free space that is welcoming for all families.

Autism Friendly Spaces implements the supportive atmosphere at each of the sensory-friendly performances. For more information on what to expect at a Sensory Friendly Theatre performance visit

For more information or to purchase tickets call the Union County Performing Arts Center, 732-499-8226 or visit The UCPAC Box Office, located at 1601 Irving Street, Rahway, NJ, is open Tuesday through Saturday from 11:00 AM until 5:00 PM and is also open late on Thursdays until 8:00 PM.

For information on additional Union County recreational programs for people with disabilities age five and up, call the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation at 908-527-4781 or visit