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Week of Jan. 8-Jan. 14

Special Events

Garden State Outdoor Sports Show
Jan. 9-12
Thursday: 1-8 p.m.
Friday: 1-8 p.m.
Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m.
Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Ave., Edison
Tickets: $10 online, $15 at the door, $12 Seniors (65+), Children 11 and under free
732-417-1400; www.njexpocenter.com; gsoss.com

Cutting, Splitting and Hewing at Historic Longstreet Farm
Jan. 11, 12-2:30 p.m.
Use a two-man saw and splitting wedge; learn how farmers used a froe to rive shingles or a broad ax to hew beams. Open to adults. Free.
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel
732-946-3758; www.monmouthcountyparks.com

Neil deGrasse Tyson
The Inexplicable Universe: Unsolved Mysteries
Jan. 16 at 7:30 p.m.
NJPAC Prudential Hall
1 Center St., Newark
Tickets: $49-$99
1-888-GO-NJPAC; njpac.org

NJ Winter RV Show
Jan. 17-19
Friday: 11 a.m.-7 p.m., Saturday: 10 a.m.-8 p.m., Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Ave., Edison
Tickets: Adults: $10, Adult Good Sam Member: $8, Kids 12 and Under: Free
732-417-1400; www.njexpocenter.com

The Fly Fishing Show
Jan. 24-26
Friday: 9 a.m.-6 p.m., Saturday: 8:30 a.m.-6 p.m., Sunday: 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Ave., Edison
Tickets: Adults: One-Day Pass $18, Two-Day Pass $28, Three-Day Pass $38. Children: 6-12 $5, 5 and Under Free.
Military/Scouts: Scouts under 16 in Uniform- Free, Military with ID- $10.
732-417-1400; www.njexpocenter.com

Parlor Games for Wintry Weather at Historic Longstreet Farm
Jan. 25, 12-2:30 p.m.
Come to Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and play forgotten 1890s games like Halma and Basilinda, or old-time favorites like Backgammon, Checkers and Reversi.
Open to ages 6 and up. Free.
732-946-3758; www.monmouthcountyparks.com

Super Pet Expo
Feb. 7-9
Friday: 3-8 p.m.; Saturday: 10 a.m.-7 p.m.;
Sunday: 10 a.m.-5 p.m.
New Jersey Convention and Exposition Center
97 Sunfield Ave., Edison
732-417-1400; www.njexpocenter.com
www.SuperPetExpo.com

Roosevelt Park Family Ice Skating Rink
Through March 29, 2020.
Wed.-Fri., 5-9 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: Session 1: 12:30 – 2:30 p.m.
Session 2: 3-5 p.m. Session 3: 6:30-8:30 p.m.
Roosevelt Park
151 Parsonage Road, Edison
Admission: $6, $5 children 17 and under and seniors
www.co.middlesex.nj.us

Winter ice skating enrollment at Old Bridge’s John Piccolo Ice Arena
Through March 29, 2020.
Open Public Skating sessions: Sunday, Monday, Thursday and Friday afternoons and Saturday mornings and evenings. Fees: $5 to $10; skate rentals $6. Party packages are also offered. Ice skating lessons are available to children, ages 4 and up, and adults, for both residents and non-residents.
732-721-5600, ext. 4999; www.oldbridge.com/recreation

Music

The Metropolitan Opera: Live in HD Wozzeck
Jan. 11 at 1 p.m.
Pollak Theatre
Monmouth University
400 Cedar Ave., West Long Branch
General admission: $23
732-263-6889; www.monmouth.edu

Richard Thompson
Jan. 17 at 8 p.m.
Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch Stage at Victoria Theater
NJPAC
1 Center St., Newark
Tickets: $54-$94
1-888-GO-NJPAC; njpac.org

Stephanie Mills &The Whispers
Jan. 18 at 8 p.m.
NJPAC Prudential Hall
1 Center St., Newark
Tickets: $49-$99
1-888-GO-NJPAC; njpac.org

Exhibits

Morris Blackburn art exhibit
An exhibition honoring Morris Blackburn’s artworks and his teaching excellence. Features 20 of his paintings, screen prints, wood engravings and etchings. The exhibition also displays a selection of paintings, drawings and prints by his former students.
On view Jan. 22-Feb. 21, 2020.
Monday to Friday, 10 a.m.-4 p.m.
A public reception will take place on Jan. 24 from 4-7 p.m.
Brookdale Community College’s Center for Visual Arts Gallery, Lincroft
The exhibition is free.

Art After Hours: First Tuesdays
Feb. 4, March 3, April 7, and June 2
The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
71 Hamilton Street at George Street on the College Avenue Campus of Rutgers University, New Brunswick
Free admission
For all details, including important university parking regulations, visit bit.ly/ArtAfterHourZTues

“Springsteen: His Hometown”
An historical exhibit that will provide a comprehensive look of how Monmouth County has been thematically woven into Bruce Springsteen’s music and art throughout his career.  Over 150 unique items featuring selections from both the Monmouth County Historical Association and The Bruce Springsteen Archives and Center for American Music at Monmouth University.
Through Fall 2020
Exhibit hours: Wednesday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday,
11 a.m. – 5 p.m., Thursday, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Tickets: Adults $15, Seniors/Students w. ID $12
Monmouth County Historical Association Members (confirm membership at exhibit entry) Free
Children (6 years and under) Free
Monmouth County Historical Association Museum
70 Court St., Freehold
monmouthhistory.org

Recent Acquisitions in Photography
representing a diverse range of subjects and techniques since the early 20th century
Through March 1
The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
71 Hamilton Street at George Street on the College Avenue Campus of Rutgers University, New Brunswick
www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu

A Celebration of the Children’s Books of Vladimir Radunsky
On view through March 8, 2020
More than 50 original gouache, photo collage, and paper collage illustrations are on public view for the first time and include bilingual labels, in English and Spanish.
The Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers
71 Hamilton Street (at George Street) on the College Avenue Campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick
Free admission
848-932-7237; www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu

Stage

Twelfth Night
Jan. 11-Feb. 2
Joan and Robert Rechnitz Theater
Two River Theater
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
732-345-1400; tworivertheater.org

Midwives
Jan. 21-Feb. 16
The Arthur Laurents Theater at The New Brunswick Performing Arts Center
11 Livingston Ave., New Brunswick
www.GeorgeStreetPlayhouse.org

A Little Shakespeare: Twelfth Night
Jan. 31-Feb. 9
A 75-minute abridged version of a Shakespeare play, performed and supported backstage by high school students, and directed and designed by theater professionals.
Marion Huber Theater
Two River Theater
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
Tickets: $20 adults, $15 children 12 and under
732-345-1400; tworivertheater.org

The Mystery of Edwin Drood
Based on Charles Dickens’ final unfinished novel, this musical whodunit invites the audience to solve its mystery by choosing the identity of the murderer.
Feb. 7-23
Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m.
Sunday matinees at 3 p.m.
Playhouse 22
721 Cranbury Road, East Brunswick
Tickets: $22 adults, $20 seniors and students
732-254-3939; www.playhouse22.org

Same Time Next Year
Feb. 14-March 8
Friday and Saturday evenings at 8 p.m.
Sundays at 2 p.m.
Center Playhouse
35 South St, downtown Freehold
Tickets for most productions are priced at $26-28
732-462-9093; www.centerplayers.org

August Wilson’s Radio Golf
Feb. 29 – March 22
Director Brandon J. Dirden returns to direct August Wilson’s Radio Golf, the American Century Cycle’s 10th and final play, set in 1997.
Joan and Robert Rechnitz Theater
Two River Theater
21 Bridge Ave., Red Bank
732-345-1400; tworivertheater.org

Comedy

Free Comedy Night
comedian Mike Bonner is the host
Jan. 10, starts at 8 p.m.
reservations recommended
Station Bar & Grill Restaurant
2625 Route 130 South, Cranbury
609-655-5550; stationbarandgrill.com

Film

New Jersey Film Festival Spring 2020
Presented by The Rutgers Film Co-op/New Jersey Media Arts Center, in association with the Rutgers University Program In Cinema Studies. Showcasing new international films, American independent features, experimental and short subjects, classic revivals and cutting-edge documentaries. Features over 40 film screenings.
Select Friday, Saturday and Sunday evenings beginning at 7 p.m.
between Jan. 25 and Feb. 28, 2020.
Voorhees Hall #105
Rutgers University, 71 Hamilton St., New Brunswick
Tickets: $14 Advance; $12 General; $10 Students and Seniors; $9 Rutgers Film Co-op/NJMAC Friends (Except the screenings on Feb. 21 and Feb. 28 which are free)
848-932-8482; www.njfilmfest.com

Dance

Nai-Ni Chen Chinese New Year Celebration
Dance and music from New Jersey’s Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company
Jan. 25, 26 at 2 p.m.
Lizzie & Jonathan Tisch Stage at Victoria Theater
NJPAC , 1 Center St., Newark
Tickets: $27-$35
1-888-GO-NJPAC; njpac.org

Please call or check the website for the venue to determine if the event is taking place or has been rescheduled.

 

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