Food & Fun in Plainfield, NJ

This winter, the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey (SCLSNJ) will commemorate Black History Month through a program series that explores history, music, and more. From African folktales to the music of Aretha Franklin and Ella Fitzgerald, there is something for the whole family to share.“SCLSNJ is excited to offer a variety of programs

Following last season's sold out CD "Low-Tide" Release Party, Tracy Grammer returns to the Watchung Arts Center on Sunday afternoon, February 3 at 3:00PM. Tracy will be joined by singer and multi-instrumentalist Jim Henry
She rose to acclaim as half of the "postmodern, mythic American folk" duo, Dave Carter & Tracy Grammer. From 1998-2001, the duo released three internationally celebrated, folk chart-topping albums featuring Carter's mytho-poetic…

A collection of photography, as seen through the lens of award-winning New Jersey photographer Roberta C. Scott, is currently on display in the Art Space at the Somerset County Library System of New Jersey’s (SCLSNJ) Warren Twp. Library branch.
The 14-piece exhibit titled "Shutter Speed Moments" includes a variety of subjects

If you made a New Year’s resolution to learn a new creative skill or to explore your artistic side, then look no further than your Library. SCLSNJ now offers Creativebug, an online learning platform for arts and crafts workshop and technique video with over 1000 tutorials instructed by industry experts
“Once you set up an account, you can learn from anywhere using any device,” said Linda Tripp, SCLSNJ collection development librarian. “You can stop and start videos or even repeat them - it's…

“Selfie – Reimagined”, Hob’art
Cohen Liz - Hob'Art
The Center’s Heinz W. Otto Gallery will feature “Selfie – Reimagined” an exhibition by Hob’Art, an artist’s co-operative in Hoboken, NJ. The exhibit deals with the ubiquitous aspect of selfies taken using a cell phone wherein people create images of themselves at various occasions. The work is presented through a variety of mediums. The artists use photography to…

The Improvables have been providing the Center’s audiences with zany, raucous one-of-a-kind and never-to-be-repeated humor since 2002. Each show features a series of games in which the performers act out various scenes, based on audience suggestions, without advance knowledge of the topics
The Improvables are
Mike Griffin, started his acting career in the fourth grade when he got his first laugh by intentionally falling off of…

For over 30 years, Fred Rogers, an unassuming minister, puppeteer, writer and producer, was beamed daily into homes across America. In his beloved television...

I came home from WordCamp US witih a heart full of gratitude, thanks to GoDaddy.

November 11
Veterans Day
The Allied powers signed a ceasefire agreement with Germany at Rethondes, France, at 11:00 a.m. on November 11, 1918, bringing the war later known as World War I to a close
President Wilson proclaimed the first Armistice Day the following year on November 11, 1919, with these words: “To us in America, the reflections of Armistice Day will be filled with solemn pride in the heroism of those who died in the country’s service and with gratitude for the…