Cultural Events Calendar

Mar. 10
3 pm
African American Heritage Celebration

Enjoy outstanding young aspiring artists and superbly trained professional artists who will showcase their talents. Performances include vocal music, instrumental music, oratory/spoken word and dance. Reception follows the concert.


Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church
716 Watchung Ave., Plainfield
908-812-8630 for questions

Mar. 14
12 noon
Lunch ‘n Lecture with Carmelo Snow

Meet Carmelo Snow graffiti and mural artist. He has worked with some of the biggest names in Hollywood. His wide range of skills have been used in corporate installations, private commissions, graffiti art, and merchandising. Join us for a free lunch and lecture from this talented artists.

duCret School of Art
1030 Central Ave., Plainfield

Mar. 9, 16, 22, 23 @ 8 pm
Mar. 17 @ 2 pm
On Borrowed Time, a drama by Paul Osborne – presented by the Westfield Community Players

Young Pud is orphaned and left in the care of his aged grandparents. The boy and his cantankerous old grandfather become inseparable friends. But Gramps is concerned for his grandson’s future and wary of a scheming relative who seeks Pud’s custody. One day Mr. Brink–an agent of Death–arrives to take Gramps “to the land where the woodbine twineth.” Through a bit of trickery, Gramps confines Mr. Brink, and thus Death, to the top of an old apple tree, giving Gramps extra time to resolve issues about Pud’s future.

$22 adults; $10 active military & high school students
Westfield Community Players
1000 North Ave. West, Westfield

Mar. 17
3 pm

The annual Festival of Organists – presented by Crescent Concerts. Don’t miss it.

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church
716 Watchung Ave., Plainfield
General Admission $25, Seniors $20, Students $10

Mar. 19, 2019
11:30 am – 12:30 pm

The Florian Schantz Jazz Combo performs (program details tba).
Kenilworth Public Library
548 Boulevard, Kenilworth

Mar. 24, 2019
11:30 am

The “Sunday Arts Brunch” series presents the award-winning film “Humor Me.” Includes a healthy, light brunch.

YM-YWHA of Union County
501 Green Lane, Union

Mar. 31
3 pm
Oratorio Singers Present “Sonic Spectacular”

Under the direction of Trent Johnson, The Oratorio Singers present their annual concert, featuring Organ, Brass and Percussion: Mozart’s “Te Deum,” Charles Wood’s “O Thou the Central Orb;” John Ireland’s “Greater Love Hath no Man;” John Rutter’s “All Creatures of Our God and King;” Stephan Adams’ “The Holy City;” Edward Elgar’s “The Spirit of the Lord;” and selections from Mendelssohn’s “Elijah.”

Adults $20 | Seniors $15
First United Methodist Church
1 East Broad St., Westfield

Apr. 2
2 pm
Concert by Jody Mullen – Accompanied by Karen Kowalski

Members of the public are invited to join SAGE Eldercare Spend-A-Day clients in enjoying a free concert by lyric soprano Jody Mullen, accompanied by pianist Karen Kowalski.

SAGE Eldercare Spend-A-Day
290 Broad St., Summit
(908) 598-5520

Apr. 14
4 pm
Soprano Kristina Bacharach Sings with Piano and Saxophone at Afternoon Music Concert

Pianist Mitchell Vines performs a program of classical music plus cabaret with soprano Kristina Bacharach and saxophonist Sam Sadigursky in the Afternoon Music series. Reception follows the program.

$25  |  Seniors $20  |  Students FREE
Beacon Unitarian Universalist Congregation in Summit
4 Waldron Ave. (at Springfield Ave.), Summit

Apr. 18
6 pm

Let Everyone ‘No’ the Truth. A spiritually inspired play which focuses on the journey of a secular young man through the 40-day Lenten season.

Tickets $3
Plainfield Senior Citizens Service Center
400 E. Front St. (1st Floor), Plainfield

May 4, 11, 17 & 18 at 8 pm
May 19 at 2 pm
Follies, a musical by Stephen Sondheim, book by James Goldman

The story concerns a reunion in a crumbling Broadway theatre scheduled for demolition, of the past performers of the “Weismann’s Follies,” a musical revue based on the Ziegfeld Follies, that had played in that theatre between the World Wars. It focuses on two couples who attend the reunion.

$25 adults  |  $15 active military & high school students
Westfield Community Players
1000 North Ave. West, Westfield