PLAINFIELD, NJ — TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield meetings and events on our radar.


  • Plainfield City Hall is closed.
  • The Plainfield Public Schools district, Cresthaven Academy, Queen City Academy Charter School.
  • The Plainfield Public Library will be closed.
  • Frontiers International will host its 45th Annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Memorial Celebration online at 10 a.m. Learn more here.
  • According to communication from the Plainfield Municipal Utilities Authority, trash pickup on Plainfield's east end — in zones 3, 4, 6, 9 and 10 — will be collected, although PMUA offices and the transfer station will be closed.

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  • The Plainfield Board of Education's Business Meeting starts at 6:30 p.m. Visit the district's website for agendas (see Board Docs) and the link to join meeting.
  • The City Council meets at 7 p.m. Join the Zoom meeting here.




  • Another testing opportunity is limited to Plainfield Public Schools staff and students who can get tested at Plainfield High School — 950 Park Avenue — on Saturday, Jan. 23 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. in the school cafeteria. The testing event is in partnership with Neighborhood Health Services Corporation. Those interested in taking the test, must pre-register online. No one will be provided the test without registering prior to the day of testing. Registration will close on Thursday, January 21 at 5:00 p.m.  Register Here.
  • A drive-thru emergency food distribution event will take place at Union County Vocational Technical School at 1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains, 8:30 to 10:30 a.m. The first 1,000 vehicles will receive boxes of produce and shelf stable food. Bring proof of NJ residency. For more information, visit or text 'findfood' for English and 'comida' for Spanish to 908-224-7776.

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