Need a Break from the Cold Outside? Warm Up at the Zimmerli!

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This winter, the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers offers a diverse schedule of programs and events for all interests. Catch up on current exhibitions during the school break. Or relax at a variety of musical performances. Activities take place at the Zimmerli, located at 71 Hamilton Street in New Brunswick, on the Rutgers University College Avenue campus. The museum is closed December 25 and January 1. The Zimmerli is open regular hours on December 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, as well as January 2, 3, and 4. Admission to the museum and all activities is free. For more details, visit www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu.

2X: Paintings, Pairs, Twins, and Diptychs spotlights five large-scale contemporary works, both loans and from the permanent collection, that examine the concept of doubling. In Western art, interest in the double has a long history, beginning with depictions of Narcissus and his reflection. In modern and contemporary art, artists have incorporated the double (or copy) for a variety of purposes: to juxtapose two states of mind or matter; to complicate notions of time and place; to explore the multiplicity of identity; or even to allude to the moral implications of cloning. These thought-provoking paintings by David Diao, Fariba Hajamadi, Joan Snyder, and Martin Wong will be on view from December 20, 2014, through July 31, 2015.

The Music at the Museum concert series continues this winter. The Young Artists Program on Saturday, December 20, features small ensembles, offering works by Respighi, Weill, Borodin, and Beethoven. The performance begins at 2 p.m. In addition, students from the Mason Gross Extension Division (www.masongross.rutgers.edu/extension) present their recitals on Saturday and Sunday, January 17 and 18, 2015, beginning at 12:45 and 3:00 p.m. each day. These family-friendly weekend concerts are organized by the Extension Division and hosted by the Zimmerli Art Museum. Admission is free for the concerts, but seating is limited. For the complete schedule, visit bit.ly/ZAMMatM.

Kick off 2015 at Art After Hours: First Tuesdays by stopping in on the first Tuesday of the year, January 6. The evening includes a curator-led tour of the new exhibition 2X: Paintings, Pairs, Twins, and Diptychs, as well as the galleries that showcase George Segal and Abstraction in Sculpture, beginning at 6:00 p.m. The tour is immediately followed by the next selection in the Big Ten: Art series, which spotlights one intriguing work of art from the collection each month. The New Brunswick Jazz Project presents vocalist Najwa Parkins, joined by Dan Hanrahan (guitar), Chris Simonini (organ), and Kevin Ripley (drums). A graduate of the Temple University Boyer College of Music and Dance, Parkins frequently performs throughout the greater Philadelphia region and has appeared at jazz festivals in the Hague and Detroit. Her album Not the Next Someone Else features jazz standards and her original compositions. The quartet performs two sets, beginning at 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. Art After Hours takes place from 5:00 to 9:00 p.m., featuring free admission and complimentary refreshments. To learn more, visit bit.ly/ArtAfterHourZTues.

The New Brunswick Chamber Orchestra (newbrunswickchamberorchestra.org) brings its salon series to the Zimmerli in 2015. The first performance takes place on Sunday, January 11, beginning at 3:00 p.m. Musical selections are interspersed with wine, cheese, and conversation, inviting guests to chat with the musicians about what inspires them and the process behind their art. Future performances begin at 7:00 p.m. on Saturday, March 7, and Friday, May 8. Admission is free for the salon series.

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The Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum houses more than 60,000 works of art, ranging from ancient to contemporary art. The permanent collection features particularly rich holdings in 19th-century French art; Russian art from icons to the avant-garde; Soviet nonconformist art from the Dodge Collection; and American art with notable holdings of prints. In addition, small groups of antiquities, old master paintings, as well as art inspired by Japan and original illustrations for children’s books, provide representative examples of the museum’s research and teaching message at Rutgers. One of the largest and most distinguished university-based art museums in the nation, the Zimmerli is located on the New Brunswick campus of Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. Established in 1766, Rutgers is America’s eighth oldest institution of higher learning and a premier public research university.

VISITOR INFORMATION

Admission is free to the Zimmerli Art Museum at Rutgers. The museum is located at 71 Hamilton Street (at George Street) on the College Avenue Campus of Rutgers University in New Brunswick. The Zimmerli is a short walk from the NJ Transit train station in New Brunswick, midway between New York City and Philadelphia.

The Zimmerli Art Museum is open Tuesday through Friday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, noon to 5 p.m., and the first Tuesday of each month (except August), 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. The museum is closed Mondays and major holidays, as well as the month of August.

Z Café featuring the Food Architects is open Monday through Friday, 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., with a variety of breakfast, lunch, and snack items. The café is closed major holidays, as well as the months of July and August.

For more information, visit the museum’s website www.zimmerlimuseum.rutgers.edu or call 848.932.7237.

Join Morris Animal Inn’s Canine Cardio Fitness Camp from Jan 12 – 16, 2015

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The Morris Animal Inn’s Canine Cardio Fitness Camp is January 12th to the 16th and it will be filled with fun and fitness for your pet. Participants will workout on the canine treadmill, swim laps in our indoor heated pool, do dog yoga, eat a healthy treat, keep busy with group and private play sessions and so much more!

From January 12-16, a dog can join the Morris Animal Inn  for a day, a few days, or a week of fitness and fun. Their fit camp promotes an active lifestyle, healthy eating, and a bit of relaxation. Activities for the week include:

· Doga (Dog Yoga for stretching and relaxation)Morris Animal Inn_AH_02
· Doggie Massage
· Treadmill Cardio Sessions
· Trails Runs
· Group & Private Play Sessions
· Indoor Swim Sessions
· Healthy treats & tips to take home
· …and much more!

Their fit camps are specifically tailored to each and every pet participant. Whether someone has a pudgy pooch or a pet that is fit and full of energy, the next Canine Cardio Fitness Camp is a can’t miss event.

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Each dog that attends for the week will receive a report card with their weight results, waist measurements, and achievement highlights.

Cost is $59 per day or $249 for the week.

Anyone interested should call 973-539-0377 to reserve a spot!

Dates: January 12th – 16th, 2015
Address: 120 Sand Spring Road, Morristown, NJ

Like on them on Facebook and Follow on Twitter @MorrisAnimalInn

About Morris Animal Inn:

Party events will be customized to fit your pet’s personality (private or group).

Morris Animal Inn is a family owned and operated luxury pet resort in Morristown, New Jersey, for cats and dogs.  For more information, visit the Morris Animal Inn website, call 973-539-0377, or email info@morrisanimalinn.com.

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7 Events to Check Out this Weekend – Dec 19 – 21, 2014

There is A LOT going on this weekend! Be sure to check out my list of Winter Resources at the top of this page!

Band and Fans Giving Hands – Dec 19

New Jersey based country music singer/songwriter Scott DeCarlo is teaming up with venue Mexicali Live to present the fifth installment of the annual event, “Bands And Fans With Giving Hands”. The concert – which will be held on December 19th, 2014 – will feature The Scott DeCarlo Band live alongside country artist Rachel Allyn. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Camp Quality New Jersey, a nonprofit organization that provides free camping experiences and year-round support programs for children with cancer.

Date: Friday, December 19th, 2014; Doors Open at 6pm, show @ 9pm
Address: Mexicali Live; 1409 Queen Anne Rd., Teaneck NJ
Cost: $15 advance/ $20 at door. Buy in advance –  http://4risto.co/2014christmas_show
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Lee DeWyze at iPlay America – Dec 19

American Idol Winner Lee DeWyze is performing a free show at iPlay America in Freehold. VIP tickets are available for $60 and include an artist meet and greet, event poster, and $20 Game Card.

Date: Friday, December 19th, 2014; Doors at 7pm, Show at 8pm
Address: 110 Schanck Rd., Freehold, NJ
Cost: Free
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Wall Twp Christmas Light Show – Dec 20

This Christmas Light Show is a family tradition at the Jersey Shore. The show combines impressive displays of lighting, fog, and pyrotechnics and synchronizes them to powerful concert quality sound! The event is free but raises money for local charities through donations from visitors. Free food and drink are available and Santa usually makes an appearance! Visitors are advised to come 40 minutes before the show to allow time to park and walk to the venue. Dress warm and bring a flashlight. Driving directions, parking information, and show status information is available at the shows website.

Date: Saturday, December 20th, 2014; 7 pm and 8:30
Address: The Christmas Show House; 2702 Woolley Rd., Wall Township, NJ
Cost: Free, recommended donation of $20 for a family of 4

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Celebrity Christmas – Dec 20

Celebrate The Magic of Christmas! Maura McKinney Mastro and Frank Mastro perform a spirited, heartwarming celebration of Christmas with comedy, singing and celebrity impressions. The FREE show at 7 pm. It is a G rated show for the entire family. After an intermission, The Mastros will close with a tasteful selection of Christmas and popular songs, all in the beautifully decorated Cape May Convention Hall.

Date: Saturday, December 20th, 2014; 7pm
Address: Cape May Convention Hall; 714 Beach Ave., Cape May, NJ
Cost: Free
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Breakfast with Santa in Smithville - Dec 20

Enjoy a buffet breakfast and picture with Santa at Fred & Ethel’s Lantern Light. Reservations are required, please call 609-652-0544. Historic Smithville has over 60 shoppes, 7 eateries, carousel, train, paddle boats, antique arcade, lodging and over 26 free weekend events!

Date: Saturday, December 20th, 2014
Address: Historic Smithville & Village Greene; 615 E. Moss Mill Rd., Smithville, NJ
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Christmas Cookies & Wine Weekend – Dec 20 & 21

Christmas cookies are one of our favorite holiday traditions! Join us for some holiday cheer and wonderful cookies. We will pair some of our favorite store-bought cookies with our award-winning wines. Have a favorite cookie? Bring it for us to create the perfect pairing.

Dates: December 20th & 21st, 2014; Noon to 5pm
Address: Sharrott Winery; 370 S Egg Harbor Rd, Hammonton, NJ
Cost: Free to attend

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Valenzano Ugly Sweater Weekend – Dec 20 & 21

Dates: December 20th & 21st, 2014; 11am to 4pm
Address: Valenzano Winery; 1090 U.S. 206, Shamong, NJ
Cost: Free to attend

New Jersey Singer-Songwriter Scott DeCarlo To Hold 5th Annual Christmas Benefit Show

Press Release:

New Jersey based country music singer/songwriter Scott DeCarlo is teaming up with venue Mexicali Live to present the fifth installment of the annual event, “Bands And Fans With Giving Hands”. The concert – which will be held on December 19th, 2014 – will feature The Scott DeCarlo Band live alongside country artist Rachel Allyn. All proceeds from the event will be donated to Camp Quality New Jersey, a nonprofit organization that provides free camping experiences and year-round support programs for children with cancer.

“After learning about Camp Quality, I was reminded how I get so bogged down by my own competitive nature and drive for success, that I don’t see how selfish I can be. That is why donating proceeds from this years “Band and Fans With Giving Hands” event to Camp Quality has become my greatest goal and sought after achievement for 2014”, says DeCarlo. “CQNJ defines “Selflessness” in a way that truly reflects what is missing in so many of us today”.

In addition, DeCarlo is holding a toy drive for the children of local families in need. Interested persons can visit the Christmas Show page on his website and choose an item from the wishlists to bring wrapped and labeled to Mexicali Live on the night of December 19th. Further information available at http://4risto.co/bands_fans_giving_hand

Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased online at http://4risto.co/2014christmas_show or at the door the night of the event (subject to availability).

Mexicali Live is located at 1409 Queen Anne Rd., Teaneck NJ, 07666.

About Scott DeCarlo

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Since his youth, Scott DeCarlo has been writing and performing country and rock music. His kick in the door blend of Country-Rock isenergetic, accessible and, above all, authentic. “I am constantly inspired by the achieving underdog, the work ethic of those who have nothing, and give everything of themselves,” says DeCarlo. “Those individuals bold enough to follow their sound, their dreams and remain steadfast in their goals of high achievement through all obstacles.” Currently DeCarlo is gearing up to release a full length album which is expected early in 2015. Follow DeCarlo at the links below:

http://www.scottdecarlo.com
https://www.facebook.com/scottdecarlomusic
https://twitter.com/ScottDecarlo

About Camp Quality


Camp Quality is a volunteer driven, volunteer run and community funded non-profit, 501 (C) (3) organization that provides free camping experiences and year-round support programs for children with cancer, and their families. Camp Quality New Jersey’s programs are focused to care for the emotional needs of children with cancer and their families. As they face the “challenging days” and celebrate the good ones, a support network of peers provides tremendous strength and hope. Taking a “smile therapy” approach, with laugh in their hearts and smiles on their faces, Camp Quality Kids find themselves capable of more than they may have dreamed possible. For more information, visit http://www.campqualityusa.org/nj/

iPlay America Hosts Two Concerts, Two “Max & Ruby” Performances This Weekend

Press Release:

Two concerts are scheduled Saturday, December 13, and two performances Sunday, December 14, at iPlay America.

On Saturday, 18-year-old R&B/Pop singer Jacob Latimore will take the stage at iPlay America’s Event Center at 7 p.m. The British Invasion Tribute band will perform free at iPlay America’s Game Time Bar & Grill at 9 p.m.

Latimore’s latest single “Heartbreak Heard Around the World,” featuring T-Pain, peaked at No. 2 on Billboard’s Twitter Trending 140 chart. He also recently starred in the action-thriller “The Maze Runner.” General admission tickets are $20. VIP tickets are $50 and include a meet and greet with the artist. Purchase tickets at iPlayAmerica.com/special-event/jacob-latimore.

The British Invasion Tribute performance will include music from famed British acts like The Beatles, The Rolling Stones and The Who ¬and American counterparts like The Monkees, The Doors, Simon and Garfunkel and others.

Then on Sunday, December 14, iPlay America’s Event Center will host “Max & Ruby in The Nutrcracker Suite” at 1 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Tickets for this music-filled, live performance start at $25. Limited VIP tickets are available and include a meet-and-greet with the characters and front row seating. Tickets may be purchased at iplayamerica.com/maxandruby.

“iPlay America focuses on family-friendly entertainment,” said Jessica Schwartz, director of marketing for iPlay America. “We want your experiences here to create wonderful memories.”

About iPlay America

iPlay America in Freehold, NJ is a 115,000 square foot indoor family entertainment & event center. Rides, games, concerts, events and more!

Address: 110 Schanck Rd, Freehold, NJ
Phone:(732) 577-8200

Find them on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram

11 Events to Check Out This Weekend – Dec 13 – 14, 2014

Be sure to check out my list of resources for other Winter events under the “Winter Events and Festivals” tab.

The Big Brew Sussex Beer Festival – Dec 13

Big Brew Sussex Beer Festival is a perfect opportunity for beer aficionados to meet and hang out. With over 250 unique tastings it’s a great place to discover new beers and speak to brewery representatives. Great craft beer, food trucks, fire pits, music and an ugly sweater contest!

$10 off with Promo Code: NJISNTBORING

Date: Saturday, December 13th, 2014
Address: Sussex County Fairgrounds 37 Plains Rd, Augusta, NJ
Cost: $55 GA, $80 VIP, $10 Designated Driver. Ticket Price increases on Nov 29th. Get Tickets HERE
You can also get more information on their Facebook and twitter @BigBrewBeerFest
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Natali Vineyard’s Holiday Cheer Event – Dec 13

Our Christmas tree is up and Santa is coming to town early this year. Join us on December 13th as we rock around the vines with Santa and his elves. We will be showcasing our selection of fruit wines. The vines have just gone to sleep for the winter, so it’s now our time to party! We will have live music, local food & craft vendors, holiday Sangria, wines by the glass or bottle, tastings and gourmet meat and cheese trays!! Rumor has it that Santa will be stopping by, so have your cameras ready for pictures with our very own Vineyard Santa! Bring a new, unwrapped toy for “Toys for Tots” & receive a GC for a free tasting! Natali events are always FREE ADMISSION and Rain or Shine.

Date: December 13th, 2014
Address: Natali Vineyards; 221 North Delsea Dr, Cape May Courthouse, NJ
Cost: Free
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Walker Stalker Con – Dec 13th & 14th

Walker Stalker Con is the fruit of The Walker Stalkers Podcast with James & Eric. The podcast began with an amazing trip to Senoia, GA where James & Eric were able to view the set of The Walking Dead and meet the incredible actors from the show. As a result of this experience, a podcast began and then the idea of a convention focused around recreating that same experience with the cast and crew of the show, along with talented actors and artists from other zombie shows, movies and art.

Walker Stalker Con is not just a convention. It is a fan meet-up and an opportunity for each guest to come away feeling like they’ve had an amazing experience and became part of a greater community of zombie lovers! Walker Stalker Con is three days of events, panels, and experiences that zombie fans won’t find anywhere else!

Dates: December 13th & 14th, 2014
Address: Meadowlands Exposition Center; 355 Plaza Drive, Secaucus, NJ
Get Tickets Here
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Cream Ridge Winemakers Holiday Faire – Dec 13 & 14

Tis The Season!  Wine Makers Holiday Faire at the Cream Ridge Winery!   December 13th & 14th – (Saturday 11am – 6pm – Sunday 11am – 5pm) – No Cover Charge – Wine Release Party!

Dates: December 13th & 14th, 2014
Address: 145 County Road 539, Cream Ridge, NJ
Cost: Free to attend, $5 tasting
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Winter Trolley Tour – Dec 13 & 14

Join Vintage SouthJersey,  Saturday, December 13, and Sunday, December 14, to visit the wineries of the Two Bridges Wine Trail. Travelling aboard charming classic trolleys, each tour lasts approximately 5 hours, and includes tastings from four wineries.

This year’s Holiday Tour features two dining options. Choose from lunch at Cecil Creek Farm in Mickleton, or The Lakehouse Restaurant on Iona Lake in Newfield. Light fare is also available for purchase at several wineries.

Two trails are available to tour – join us both days to sample all eight wineries!

Trail A in includes: Auburn Road Vineyard, Cedarvale Winery, Chestnut Run Winery, Wagonhouse Winery, and Cecil Creek Farm

Trail B includes: Bellview Winery, Coda Rossa Winery, Heritage Vineyards, Monroeville Winery, and The Lakehouse Restaurant

For your convenience, Vintage SouthJersey tour hosts will ride along with you to answer any questions and make sure your case purchases get safely back to your starting winery.

Dates: December 13th & 14th, 2014
Cost:
$50. Buy Tickets HERE
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Wall Twp Christmas Light Show – Dec 13 & 14

This Christmas Light Show is a family tradition at the Jersey Shore. The show combines impressive displays of lighting, fog, and pyrotechnics and synchronizes them to powerful concert quality sound! The event is free but raises money for local charities through donations from visitors. Free food and drink are available and Santa usually makes an appearance! Visitors are advised to come 40 minutes before the show to allow time to park and walk to the venue. Dress warm and bring a flashlight. Driving directions, parking information, and show status information is available at the shows website.

Dates: December 13, 14, & 20, 2014; 7 pm and 8:30
Address: The Christmas Show House; 2702 Woolley Rd., Wall Township, NJ
Cost: Free, recommended donation of $20 for a family of 4
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Ugly Holiday Sweater Weekend – Dec 13 & 14

We know you love to dress up for the holidays. So do we! Come to the Tasting Room to view our outstanding staff in their ugliest Holiday Sweaters. Of course, we expect you to do the same. Free Tastings, prizes, and just plain holiday fun for everyone who participates. Expect all your friends to see you online, too!

Dates: December 13th & 14th, 2014; Noon to 5pm
Address: Sharrott Winery; 370 S Egg Harbor Rd, Hammonton, NJ
Cost: Free
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Bordentown Holiday Carriage Ride – Dec 13 & 14


Take a horse drawn carriage ride as you enjoy the festivities of the holiday decorations, holiday music, and smell of chestnuts roasting. Holiday music, hot chocolate, kettle corn and chestnuts roasting, fresh holiday decorations and crafts! Reservations can be made by contacting Rebecca’s Vintage Boutique& Consignment Shop 609-298-9422. Carriage Ride Tickets can be purchased or picked up at 224 Farnsworth Ave., day of will be on Corner of Farnsworth & Walnut Sts.

Dates: December 13th & 14th, 2014; Sat 4:30 – 9:30 pm, Sun:3:30 – 7:30 pm.
Address: Downtown Bordentown; 224 Farnsworth Ave., Bordentown City, NJ
Cost: $20 per person & $10 for children under 10.
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Pizza & Patriot at 4JG’s Orchards – Dec 13 & 14

The season is coming to a close! Join us for a tasting and enjoy our delicious Patriot with a Franky Fed’s personal pizza.

Dates: Saturday, December 13 & 14, 2014; 12-5pm
Address: 4JG’s Orchards; 127 Hillsdale Road, Colts Neck, NJ
Cost: Tasting $5pp, Personal pizzas $10-$12, Glasses of Patriot $5
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Holiday Craft and Vendor Sale – Dec 14

Come to our Holiday Shopping Event and Multiple Sclerosis Fundraiser. There will be more than 30 Unique Vendors for you to get all of your holiday shopping done. Hand crafted holiday items, jewelry, candles, designer purses, gourmet pies, cookies and cupcakes, cosmetics, and much, much more.

Date: Sunday, December 14th, 2014; 11am to 5pm
Address: VFW Post 2226; 212 Norwood Ave, Oakhurst, NJ
Cost: Free to attend
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Kids Rock Out to Help Kids – Dec 14

The Holidays are just around the corner and spirits are rising. At this wonderful time of year, many people look for special ways to help the less fortunate. The kids from School of Rock, are joining with Roxy & Duke’s Restaurant & Lounge to hold a fundraiser for Covenant House, a charity that helps homeless youth all year long. Come out and join us from 2 pm – 5 pm for 3 hours of fantastic music performed by local kids from the School of Rock and help out this great cause! Suggested $10 donation will be collected at the door. Contact Noreen Dunn-Shanley at 732-406-0669 if you have any questions or require additional information.

Date: Sunday, December 14th, 2014; 2pm to 5pm
Address: Roxy & Duke’s Roadhouse; 745 Bound Brook Rd., Dunellen, NJ
Cost: Suggested $10 donation

Check out Shake, Rattle and Roll Dueling Pianos this Winter

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I am a big fan of dueling pianos, and Shake, Rattle and Roll Pianos always bring a fun show! Picture it…sitting inside with friends, listening to a live, entertaining musical performance that is all by request. It’s a lot of fun, I’ve seen them live 3 times already and I will definitely be at iPlay America show.

Here are their Upcoming Dates in NJ:
Rugs & Riffys in Woodbridge – 12/12
(NO COVER, call for reservations 732-636-3747)
21 South in Jackson – 12/13 (NO COVER, show begins at 9:30pm)
iPlay America in Freehold – 12/18, 1/8 (FREE show at 8:30pm)
For more information check them out on Facebook, Twitter & Instagram.

About Shake, Rattle and Roll:

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Fresh from FOX TV’s “DON’T FORGET THE LYRICS”, where he remains the all-time champion, Mark bring the PARTY to every performance! With over 20 years as a performer, your event is in GREAT hands!

Mark has been entertainment director for numerous dueling piano rooms in the heart of Times Square, NYC, playing to packed houses  since 2007.  Currently, he runs the dueling shows at Brick NYC, Village Pourhouse, BB King’s, Turning Stone Casino and other venues.  He has also appeared at HOWL AT THE MOON, KEYS TO THE CITY, HARRAH’S Las Vegas, and many other venues, both locally and nationally.

For four years, he was the highest grossing piano entertainer with Carnival Cruise Lines.

With a songlist that runs to the thousands, and an artist selection of 1000 performers, just try and stump him! From the 50’s to today, from Bill Haley to Billy Joel to Britney Spears to Bon Jovi, everybody’s favorites are included.

Live Loud Original Rock Returns to Maxwell’s in Hoboken NJ on December 5th 2014

Date: Friday, December 5th, 2014; Begins at 8:30pm
Address: Maxwell’s Tavern; 1039 Washington St, Hoboken NJ
Cost: $10. Get tickets in Advance HERE

Press Release:

After months of speculation and rumor, Maxwell’s Tavern (1039 Washington St Hoboken NJ) is proud to announce the return of loud, original, local music to their newly-renovated back room. This is big news for the music scene in Hoboken and the NYC Metro area in general. In a time that continues to see the closing of live venues, it is a rare occasion that one re-opens — and does so with such enthusiasm and positive energy.

The new owners of Maxwell’s Tavern are looking to make this room a great one for bands to play and for fans to see shows. The rebuilt stage and redesigned sound and light systems give the room a whole new feel and will be able to accommodate all kinds of shows.

Host Stephen Bailey says, “I am thrilled to be directly involved with this amazing line up slated for December 5th 2014. We’re turning it up to 11 and bringing back original local rock to this iconic corner of Hoboken. It’s the first of many great shows to come and I hope to see a lot of new (and familiar) faces there!”

Friday December 5, 2014 – $10 cover

8:30 – Ed Smith & The Ego
9:30 – Crewman Number Six
10:30Dead Fish Handshake
Hosted by Stephen Bailey

Coming Home Rescue Will Hold Adoption Events For Homeless Dogs in December 2014

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Coming Home Rescue, a 501(c)3 non-profit dog rescue organization, will host adoption events for homeless dogs on weekends in December 2014. The rescue group regularly hosts events on weekends at various locations in Morris, Passaic and Essex counties. Interested adopters that can’t make it out to an event, can contact Coming Home Rescue to schedule a meet and greet by calling 1-888-405-7221 to select a day and time. For more information about the organization and available dogs looking to be adopted, visit www.cominghomerescue.org.

Saturday, December 6, 2014 from 11am-3pm  Peggi from Coming Home Rescue
Petco
150 Route 10
East Hanover, NJ
973-515-9500

Saturday, December 13, 2014 from 11am-3pm
Petco
275 Route 10Ayla from Coming Home Rescue
Succasunna, NJ 07876
973-598-8559

Saturday, December 20, 2014 from 11am-3pm
Mike’s Feed Farm
90 Hamburg Turnpike
Riverdale, NJ
973-839-7747

Saturday, December 27, 2014 from 11am-3pm Newton from Coming Home Rescue
PetSmart
367 Mount Hope Ave
Rockaway, NJ
973-361-7970

About Coming Home Rescue:

Coming Home Rescue is a volunteer based, 501(c)3 organization focused on helping homeless animals in shelters throughout New Jersey.

It is estimated that approximately 38,000 animals were euthanized in the state of New Jersey last year alone. Coming Home Rescue is dedicated to reducing that number by rescuing and re-homeing as many dogs from these shelters as possible.

We have saved over 750 dogs since starting in 2009.

Dover Little Theatre Presents Third Annual Holiday Jamfest

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Dover Little Theatre welcomes back, for the third time, Holiday JamFest! This amazing production features tap performances by some of the area’s leading tap dancers and a live jazz band. This event is always a crowd pleaser and a wonderful time. This event is organized by and features the talents of Jeff Foote. $20 adults; $15 students and seniors.

Buying tickets prior to the show is highly recommended as this show sells out.

Jamfest runs Dec 12 and 13 at 8 p.m. and Dec 14 at 2 p.m.

Dates: December 12th & 13th, 2014
Address: 69 Elliott Street, Dover , New Jersey
Cost: $20 adultss, $15 students and Seniors. Get Tickets Here, or call (973) 328-9202
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About the Dover Little Theatre

Many people are unaware of an intimate little theatre nestled in the hills of Dover called, of all things, The Dover Little Theatre. We are always shocked when folks walk in for the first time stating that they are long-time residents of Dover or surrounding towns and never heard of us! Well, truth be told, in most cases, we’ve been here longer than they have been. We’ve just been waiting for them… The theatre itself seats 100 people, allowing audiences one of the most intimate theatre experiences in Morris County. DLT produces four mainstage productions per season, utilizing the talents of local actors, actresses, producers, directors and many other volunteers.

DLT was established in 1933 through the efforts of a dedicated group of theatre enthusiasts who sought to establish a “home” for theatrical arts and artists. The first season (1933/34) included three plays, one of which was “Lady Windermere’s Fan” (pictured). Since then, over 300 successive plays have been produced!

Address: 69 Elliott Street, Dover , New Jersey
Phone: 212 868 4444
Website: http://www.doverlittletheatre.org/