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The Week Ahead in Plainfield: June 11-17


PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week.  Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.  There's something for everyone!



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  • PDCC meeting at 7 pm to select a nominees for the vacant City Council seat. Meeting will be held at the headquarters at 33 Watchung Avenue. Parking is available on the street as well as an adjacent public lot.
  • Historic Preservation Commission will be holding the 2nd public meeting to discuss the possible historic district expansion. 7 – 9 pm at the duCret School of Art located at 1030 Central Avenue. All are invited to attend.
  • BOE Executive Session at 6:30 pm to discuss personnel and legal matters.  BOE Work & Study Meeting follows at 8 p, in the PHS Conference room, 950 Park Avenue.


  • Coffee Cup Art at the Plainfield Public Library, at 4 p.m. in Room 2.  Create unique artworks using nested paper coffee cups to change scenes, swap out details, and tell stories!  For 11-17 year olds.
  • Senior Space continues at the Plainfield Public Library for 10 am to 2 pm with morning coffee, Yoga, and “Medicare 101” discussions
  • Healthy Plainfield in collaboration with the City of Plainfield provide Free fresh fruits and vegetables are available at New Covenant Church, 225 E 7th Street, Plainfield NJ 07060
  • First Unitarian Church (924 Park Avenue) – EDC presents an information session on Construction Trades Pr-Apprenticeship Opportunity for Women and Minorities at 6 pm  
  • PHS promenade (4 pm to 6 pm at PHS) and senior prom


  • Make your Website Work For You seminar at Grant BBQ Restaurant at 200 Grant Street from 5:45 pm to 8 pm
  • Adult Zumba at Cook Elementary from 6 pm-7 pm. Sign up on Community Pass


  • YMCA Achievers 20th Anniversary Gala at the Embassy Suites, 250 Connell Dr, Berkeley Heights . The evening includes Awards, Dinner, Tricky Tray and Keynote speaker s. Please call the Westfield YMCA at (908)301-9622 to purchase tickets.


  • Queen City Academy Charter School Unity Fest community health fair at 815 W. 7th Street from 10 am to 3 pm
  • A free rabies vaccination clinic will be held at the Netherwood fire station at 1015 South Ave., from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.  For more information, call the Plainfield Division of Health at 908-753-3092.
  • Arts In The Sanctuary and the Shiloh Baptist Church, in cooperation with the “Friends of the Center” (Plainfield Senior Citizen Center), present a Jazz In The Sanctuary Juneteenth Celebration from 4 pm to 6 pm
  • Skateboard lessons continue at Madison Skate Park from 8 am to 1 pm (varying ages). Sign up on Community Pass


  • Rescue Squad Car Wash fundraiser from 12 to 4 pm to raise money for the Cadet and Explorer Program is Plainfield's free online daily newspaper for Plainfield, NJ news. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook, Twitter @PlainfieldTAP, and on Instagram @tapintoplainfield for all of your Plainfield local news.

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