PLAINFIELD, NJ - Wondering what's going in and around town this weekend?  Here's a sneak peek at some Plainfield events.

SATURDAY

  • Maxson Middle School will host a presentation of “African Americans and the Vote” during a celebration of Black History Month, 12 to 2 p.m., at 920 E. 7th Street. The event is free and open to the public.  Learn more here.
  • The Mount Olive Baptist Church is hosting a free community meal from 12 to 2 p.m.  The church is located at 216 Liberty Street.  For more information, visit www.go2mobc.com.
  • Saturday Academy offers a free enrichment program for students, their parents, and the Plainfield community.  Classes run through May 9 at Plainfield High School, 950 Park Avenue, from 10 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.  Classes in Art, Computer Skills, Typing, Chess, Martial Arts Concepts, English as a Second Language, Levels I and II, and Zumba are available.
  • Check out Union County’s annual “February Festivities” series of family-friendly, indoor and outdoor nature programs at the Trailside Nature and Science Center, in the Watchung Reservation in Mountainside.  Learn more here.
  • Root for Everything Plainfield!  Maxson Middle School takes on Hubbard Middle School.  Girls play at 10 a.m., and boys at 11:30 a.m.  At Plainfield High School.
  • Boys Varsity Basketball: UCIAC Round 1 vs. Sinai Christian, 1 p.m. at Plainfield High School.
  • Wrestling: NJUWL Tournament vs. Lakewood High School, 9 a.m.

Check here for information on school athletics and to check times and locations.

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SUNDAY

  • Celebration of Black History Month - Special Guest: Mr. Aaron Greene, Esq., Associate Counsel to the NJ Institute for Social Justice.  From 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.  A Caribbean, African, and Southern style meal will be served. 
  • The Visions of God Family Worship Church will hold a Black History Celebration at 10 a.m. at 350 Leland Avenue.

 

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