Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders
Union County government continues to touch the lives of more than half a million residence in 21 municipalities with innovative and high quality services. Union County operates 33 parks, maintains more than 172 miles of roads and provides services to senior citizens and individuals in need. Working together with many partners, the Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders continues to achieve amazing results for Union County residents and workers.
The City of Rahway
The City of Rahway is located in southern Union County, New Jersey. It is part of the New York metropolitan area, being fifteen miles southwest of Manhattan and five miles west of Staten Island.
Since World War II, Rahway, like many municipalities in the Northeast, lost much of its industrial base as factory jobs shifted south or overseas. The city has seen the rise of service-dependent jobs within its borders and growth in finance, pharmaceuticals and telecommunications throughout the region as Rahway residents traveled throughout New Jersey and New York for employment. Now beginning the 21st Century, Rahway is a diverse middle-class community of 26,500 that has been reinventing itself in the post-industrial age and will be celebrating 150 years of its incorporation as a city in 2008.
Rahway Arts District
Rahway is in the middle of a Renaissance. It's the place to watch, says the New York Times. Mayor James J. Kennedy, envisions a lively cultural community stemming from its core arts organizations ~ cultural hubs, located in and around the heart of the Rahway Arts District. Mayor Kennedy and the City of Rahway's Redevelopment Agency endorse development of the Arts District to enhance the city's quality of life and economic prosperity. The Mayor recently appointed The Rahway Arts District Advisory Board to offer guidance in the development of Rahway's cultural and educational activities that can sustain the Renaissance that is making Rahway one of New Jersey's newest destination sites ~ a great place to visit and a great place to live.
The Arts Guild of Rahway
The Arts Guild of Rahway is a non-profit center for the arts and culture, housed in the original historic Rahway Library. The Guild showcases a wide variety of talent, through gallery exhibits and concerts. The Guild's programming also includes a rapidly growing list of art classes available for all levels of experience.
YMCA of Eastern Union County - Rahway Branch
The YMCA of Eastern Union County is a non-profit, health and community service organization of caring staff and volunteers who are dedicated to providing quality services to people of all ages, races, faiths or incomes.
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Rahway Center Partnership
Downtown Rahway is undergoing a transformation, and the Rahway Center Partnership (RCP) is working aggressively to help with this revitalization. The Partnership is striving to create a downtown that serves residents, workers, commuters and shoppers.
New Jersey State Council on the Arts
Founded in 1996 the mission of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts (NJSCA) is to improve the quality of life of this state, its people and communities by helping the arts to flourish. Through its programs and services, the Council supports hundreds of non-profit cultural organizations in providing several thousand high quality events and programs that benefit NJ audiences in excess of 18 million people each year.
Discovery Jersey Arts
Are you looking for information on cultural events happening near you? Do you want to find out more about local arts organizations? To learn all about the arts and culture in Garden State, Discover Jersey Arts at jerseyarts.com.
ArtPRIDE New Jersey
ArtPRIDE New Jersey advocates for the arts of our state. Their goal is to increase awareness of how important the arts are, and to point out the many ways that culture is part of our lives and our communities. ArtPRIDE New Jersey is now engaged in a campaign to stop the proposed state budget cuts that will eliminate funding for the arts. To find out how you can help, visit their website at www.artpridenj.com
New Jersey Theatre Alliance
The New Jersey Theatre Alliance is the consortium of professional, not-for-profit theatres in New Jersey and holds the unique position of being the only statewide arts service organization focused solely on professional theatre.
The Consortium of Eastern Regional Theatres
The Consortium of Eastern Regional Theatres (ConsERT) is a collective of over 75 performing arts centers and presenters, historic theatres and concert promoters that meets regularly to compare notes, discuss industry trends, develop solutions to common problems, and create programming opportunities. The mission of ConsERT is to advance the empowerment of member eastern presenters and venues through regional cooperation and representation, and an open exchange of information. Member venues range in size from 250 to over 2,500 seats.
League of Historic American Theatres
Founded in 1976, the League of Historic American Theatres (LHAT) is an international not-for-profit membership association. LHAT is a network of people who appreciate the cultural and architectural heritage of historic theatres and who work locally and nationally to rehabilitate them to serve communities throughout North America and abroad. Members of the League collaborate with one another, share their expertise and provide inspiration, information and a broad perspective to those working in the field of historic preservation.
Union County Performing Arts Center is one of the many historic buildings listed on PreservationDirectory.com - the online resource for historic preservation, building restoration and cultural resource management in the United States & Canada.
Alliance Repertory Theatre Company
The Alliance Repertory Theatre Company is a non-profit company dedicated to producing distinctive, challenging and thought provoking theater, and to providing local actors, directors and writers the opportunity to display and expand their talents.
The Choral Art Society of NJ, Inc.
The Choral Art Society of New Jersey, Inc. is a non-profit, community chorus of about 75 singers dedicated to the study and performance of great choral works. The chorus has earned the accolades of the public and critics since its beginnings. Evelyn Bleeke directed the group from 1963 until her retirement in 1995. Other directors include Thomas Booth of Maplewood and Kathleen Healy-Wedsworth of Berkeley Heights. Their current Musical Director is James Little.
The Westfield Symphony Orchestra
The Westfield Symphony Orchestra is a dynamic world-class musical experience for discerning people, that rivals any in New York Metropolitan area. Music lovers are invited to discover critically acclaimed conductor David Wroe's passionate and innovative approach to orchestral music and be transported by an exhilarating evening of music in a setting close to home.
New Jersey Jazz Society
Founded in 1972, the Society is run by a board of directors who meet monthly to conduct the business of staging our music festivals, awarding scholarships to deserving New Jersey college jazz studies students, conducting the Generations of Jazz programs in local school systems, and inducting pioneers and legends of jazz into the American Jazz Hall of Fame, among other things.
Children Stage Adventures
Let your child experience the thrill of being on stage . Children's Stage Adventures, Inc. offers an affordable, high quality theatre experience for schools, community groups and summer camps.
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Seat Advisor Box Office
Seat Advisor Box Office (SABO) is the official ticketing system for the UC PAC. SABO makes 24/7 online ticket purchasing available to all of our patrons. View interactive color-coded seat maps that allow ticket buyers the ability to select seats with a click of the mouse and to view photos of the stage and other information on every seat in the house.
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