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December 2018

It’s A Wonderful LifeThe holiday classic

December 25, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Hopewell Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue
Hopewell, NJ 08525 United States
$12.50

The holiday classic to define all holiday classics, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE is one of a handful of films worth an annual viewing. George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all - and it's Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence - who then shows George what his town would have looked like if it…

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The Polar Express

December 26, 2018 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Hopewell Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue
Hopewell, NJ 08525 United States
$6.00

Tom Hanks and director Robert Zemeckis ("Forrest Gump"; "Cast Away") reunite for "Polar Express," an inspiring adventure based on the beloved children's book by Chris Van Allsburg. When a doubting young boy takes an extraordinary train ride to the North Pole, he embarks on a journey of self-discovery that shows him that the wonder of life never fades for those who believe. Directed by Robert Zemeckis Rated: G Runtime: 100 minutes Common Sense Media rating: Ages 6+

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It’s A Wonderful Life

December 29, 2018 @ 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Hopewell Theater, 5 South Greenwood Avenue
Hopewell, NJ 08525 United States
$12.50

The holiday classic to define all holiday classics, IT'S A WONDERFUL LIFE is one of a handful of films worth an annual viewing. George Bailey has so many problems he is thinking about ending it all - and it's Christmas! As the angels discuss George, we see his life in flashback. As George is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence - who then shows George what his town would have looked like if it…

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SINGIN’ AND DANCIN’ WITH THE STARS

December 31, 2018 @ 7:00 pm
Westfield High School, 550 Dorian Road
Westfield, 07090
$42 – $70

Ring in the New year with NJFO! The orchestra’s quintessential NYE celebration takes on a brand new dimension as Broadway vocalists are joined by Dance Theatre of Harlem’s Da’von Doane and friends to recreate the magic of MGM musicals and more. Conducted by David and produced by the New Jersey Festival Orchestra. For tickets and information go to http://www.njfestivalorchestra.org

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January 2019

2nd Annual Rotary College Possibilities Event

January 12 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
The College of New Jersey, 2000 Pennington Road (Route 31)
Ewing, NJ 08628 United States
Free

The Central New Jersey Rotary Clubs are co-hosting the 2nd Annual Rotary College Possibilities Event at TCNJ (Ewing, NJ) on Saturday, January 12th from 10AM to 2PM.  The event will be a combination College Fair and an Admissions/Financial Aid Primer.  It’s intended to show students (and their parents) the numerous ways that higher education is a possibility.  We’ll have world-class presenters giving talks on Test Prep, Admissions and Financial Aid for higher learning and, at the same time, we’ll have…

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February 2019

TOSCA

February 23 @ 7:00 pm
Westfield Presbyterian Church, 140 Mountain Ave
Westfield, NJ, 07090
$30 – $76

Puccini’s irresistible lyric genius has long made Tosca one of opera’s most breathtaking masterpieces. A cast of internationally acclaimed guest performers joins NJFO to present, acted and in costume, this gripping tale of love, lust, corruption and ultimate struggle for survival. Conducted by David Wroe along with the artistic director, Maria Todaro, and produced by the New Jersey Festival Orchestra. For tickets and information go to http://www.njfestivalorchestra.org  

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TOSCA

February 24 @ 3:00 pm
The Concert Hall at Drew University, 36 Madison Ave
Madison, NJ , 07940
$30 – $76

Puccini’s irresistible lyric genius has long made Tosca one of opera’s most breathtaking masterpieces. A cast of internationally acclaimed guest performers joins NJFO to present, acted and in costume, this gripping tale of love, lust, corruption and ultimate struggle for survival. Conducted by David Wroe along with the artistic director, Maria Todaro, and produced by the New Jersey Festival Orchestra. For tickets and information go to http://www.njfestivalorchestra.org  

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April 2019

John Pizzarelli- A Centennial Celebration of Nat King Cole

April 13 @ 8:00 pm - 10:30 pm
South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 Sopac Way
South Orange, NJ, 07079
$46 – $60

World-renowned guitarist and singer John Pizzarelli has been hailed by the Boston Globe for “reinvigorating the Great American Songbook and re-popularizing Jazz.” The Toronto Star pegged him as “the genial genius of the guitar,” and the Seattle Times saluted him as “a rare entertainer of the old school.”

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June 2019

MUSIC THAT MAKES HOLLYWOOD

June 1 @ 7:00 pm
first United Methodist church, 1 East Broad St
Westfield, New Jersey 07090
$30 – $76

View the classic Chaplin movie as never before with Carl Davis’ symphonic score performed LIVE by NJFO. The music illuminates the newcomer experience from moment to moment and mirrors Chaplin’s use of tearful and comic styles as live orchestra meets the clarity of restored cinematography! Bernstein’s modern day version of Romeo and Juliet and Serbian super-star virtuoso Stefan Milencovich, now a beloved resident of Chicago, complete the line up. Featuring Stefan Milenkovich on the violin. Featuring the movie, Charlie Chaplin’s…

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Small Explorers Series

June 15 @ 10:00 am - 10:30 am
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An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day Third of the month, repeating indefinitely

An event every month that begins at 10:00am on day 15 of the month, repeating until September 16, 2017

New Jersey State Museum, 205 West State Street
Trenton, 08625
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Free

Join us the 3rd Saturday of every month in the Discovery Den for our new Small Explorers Series! The first program will be held July 15. The Small Explorers Series is for children 6 months to 5 years and their caregivers. Each month will utilize a different theme to explore the Museum through stories, crafts and play. Each program is 30 to 45 minutes long and begins promptly at 10:00 am. Please plan to arrive by 9:45 am. Space is…

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