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What's on TAP in and around Plainfield this Weekend

May 15, 2021

PLAINFIELD, NJ — Looking for something to do this weekend in Plainfield? Temperatures are expected to get up into the 70s, so there is no excuse to sit in the house. Get outside, and enjoy!

The following events are all taking place on Saturday.

Kick off EMS Week with the Plainfield Rescue Squad. Members will be conducting free blood pressure tests in the Burger King parking lot at the ...

Five Women from Scotch Plains-Fanwood Among the 2021 Union County SHero Award Recipients

SCOTCH PLAINS-FANWOOD, NJ -- Five women from Scotch Plains-Fanwood are among the 2021 Union County SHero Award recipients. The contributions from all of these women helped to better the community during the COVID-19 crisis.

Elaine Coupe (Scotch Plains) is the Director of Community Outreach for St. Bartholomew Church. During the pandemic, Coupe volunteered to put together the Scotch Plains ...

Friends of the Library to host outdoor book sale on Saturday, May 15th

The Friends of the Library of the Chathams are hosting an outdoor book sale on Saturday, May 15th from 10am-4pm on the lawn adjacent to the library.

The community is invited to come shop children's books, paperback beach reads and cookbooks - all for a suggested donation of $1 a book.   There will be a HUGE selection of children's items ...

2021-2022 Elks Officers

"The South Plainfield Elks Lodge 2298 held their officer installation on April 10, 2020.  The officers for lodge year 2021-2022 are:


Dan Uken, Esteemed Lecturing Knight; Margaret Williams, Esteemed Loyal Knight; Christine Sauer, Four Year Trustee; Tom Perry, Treasurer; Irene Polanco, Esquire; Tom Browne; Esteemed Leading Knight; Brian Csobar Jr., Inner Guard; Bill ...

The Township Beautification League Will Be Planting Flowers and Plants Saturday, May 15

The Township Beautification League (TBL) will be planting 1,500 plants and flowers in over 100 different size pots on Saturday, May 15. Volunteers plan to adorn the town streets with colorful flowers on Millburn Avenue from Baltusrol Way to Vauxhall Road, Chatham Road, Main Street, Essex Street, in Taylor Park and along Brookside Drive leading to the Papermill Playhouse.

TBL President ...

Morristown's First Upcycle Flea Market to Take Place Saturday May 15

MORRISTOWN, NJ -  Morristown's First Upcycle Fashion Festival and Flea Market will take place on Saturday May 15 in the Presbyterian Church Parking Lot. The event, hosted by Zero to 180 Market will take place from 11am - 4pm.

The event collects clothing and shoes to donate to local organizations, said organizers. Members of the community who donate items will receive a raffle ...

3 from Plainfield Among 2021 Union County SHero Award Winners

Union County, NJ — The Union County Board of Commissioners are recognizing 55 women, including three from Plainfield, with the 2021 Union County SHero Award. The award is administered by the Union County Office on Women, and was created to help raise awareness about the contributions of women in Union County during the COVID-19 crisis.

“This award recognizes women who have ...

Officials Cancel Montville 4th of July Celebration

MONTVILLE, NJ – For the second year in a row, the Montville Township 4th of July celebration has been canceled.

Although Gov. Murphy changed gathering restrictions to make it easier to occur, it wasn’t soon enough for the committee to be able to adequately prepare for the celebration, which takes more than the seven weeks the restriction removal would have allowed, Township ...

Looming Protest for Nursing Home Workers in East Orange

EAST ORANGE, NJ — If you are driving on Park Avenue and see people in scrubs holding picket signs, then you will have witnessed a protest for workers rights, right her in our backyard. At a time when healthcare facilities, owners, and its employees have been front and center of debate during COVID-19, workers at Windsor Gardens Care Center have organized a picket on Thursday ...

Clark Public Library Closed for the Week

CLARK, NJ - The Clark Public Library is closed for the week of May 10 during the demolition of the former police headquarters according to officials.  Patrons are asked to hold on to books and materials until the library reopens.  No late fees will be charged on any items due this week.

Virtual programs will continue during the week of demolition. Additionally, curbside pick-up is ...


Military Appreciation Month in Union County

May 12, 2021

May is Military Appreciation and the Union County Board of Commissioners is committed to connecting our veterans and military families with helpful services.

Over the past year, we have expanded our outreach with several new programs.

We now have designated parking spaces at of our County facilities, for all Union County Veterans who display a Union County Veterans parking placard in their ...

Scotch Plains Public Library to Host Balance Awareness with Yasmin Ofek

On Friday mornings in May at 10 a.m., join the Scotch Plains Public Library via Zoom for a different approach to exercise! Older adults in particular are encouraged to join these classes, which are designed to address the loss of balance and strength that can occur with age. Yasmin Ofek's instruction integrates principles from the Feldenkrais Method, which emphasizes moving with ...

Linda’s Pumpkin Patch Earns Perfect Score on License Renewal

Linda’s Pumpkin Patch earns perfect score on license renewal!

All child care center’s operating in New Jersey must be licensed by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families, Child care centers must comply with a manual that contains over 700 regulations with an additional 200 COVID requirements via Gov. Murphy’s Executive Orders under the current health ...