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The Week Ahead in Plainfield: Aug 28-Sept 1

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Here's a look at what's on TAP this week in and around the city to learn more about Plainfield, NJ news and events. 

Typically our weekly round-ups include the weekend, but we are holding off on Saturday and Sunday for now, and will keep you posted on any Labor Day weekend events about which we hear!

MONDAY

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  • The Plainfield Board of Education meets at 8:00 pm at Washington Community School, 427 Darrow Avenue.  Download agenda herepdf.
  • The Plainfield Public Library, at 800 Park Avenue, will re-open today at 9:00 a.m. as it has finished building maintenance. 
  • Today the library holds Bleep Lab, a music technology workshop where 11-17 year olds can try out samplers, drum machines and recording apps.  Make your own beats, share samples, and learn about free and inexpensive music technology.  From 4:00 to 6:00 pm in the Computer Lab, 800 Park Avenue.
  • Register on CommunityPass.net:  On Mondays, check out the FREE Chair Fitness class that takes place at the Plainfield Area YMCA, located at 518 Watchung Avenue, from 11:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. 

TUESDAY

  • Free computer classes in Spanish are available at the Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Avenue, from 9:30 to 11:00 am - Internet

WEDNESDAY

  • Free computer classes in Spanish at the Plainfield Public Library, from 7:00 to 8:30 pm - Internet
  • Register on CommunityPass.net:  On Wednesdays, check out the FREE Adult Zumba Gold class that takes place at the Plainfield Area YMCA, located at 518 Watchung Avenue, from 11:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. 
  • Senior activities at the Plainfield Public Library take place every Wednesday at 800 Park Avenue.  Here's a look at what to expect this week:
    • 10:00-10:30 am:  Coffee
    • 10:30-11:45 am:  Chair Yoga with Valerie
    • 12:00-1:30 pm:  Jewelry Making with Marie
    • 12:15-1:30 pm:  Social services consultation
    • 1:30-2:00 pm:  Wrap up the day's festivities!

THURSDAY

  • Bingo Thursdays at the Plainfield Senior Center, open to Plainfield residents age 55 years and older.  For more information, call 908-753-3506.
  • This is the final week of the 'Thursdays in the City" series at City Hall Plaza.  An encore performance with Flavuh will start at 7:00 pm, and the show goes on rain or shine.  Grab a friend, and bring a chair!
  • Make your own stamp art quickly, using foam rubber and ink at the Plainfield Public Library' Foam Printing workshop.  From 3:00 to 4:30 pm in Room 5.
  • A Grand Opening Ceremony for a new restaurant in town will take place at 200 Grant Avenue from 6:00 to 8:00 pm.  Be sure to check out Grant BBQ Restaurant!

FRIDAY

  • Check out Origami for beginners, age 11-17 at the Plainfield Public Library, at 4:30 pm in Room 5.
  • Register on CommunityPass.net:  On Fridays, check out the FREE Adult Cardio and Strength class that takes place at the Plainfield Area YMCA, located at 518 Watchung Avenue, from 11:00 a.m to 12:00 p.m. 

 

Did we miss something?  Email us at jpopper@tapinto.net with details.

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