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The Week Ahead in Plainfield: June 12-18

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PLAINFIELD, NJ - Here's a look at what's on TAP this week in and around the City of Plainfield.

Monday, June 12

  • The Plainfield Democratic City Committee reorganizes tonight at 7:00 pm.  Open to the public, the meeting will take place at 35 Watchung Avenue. 
  • Both Freshman and Varsity Football team members begin mandatory mini camps from 3:30 to 6:00 pm at Plainfield High School, running through June 26.

Tuesday, June 13

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  • The City Council Agenda Fixing Session will take place at 7:30 pm at City Hall, 515 Watchung Avenue.  DOWNLOAD AGENDA pdf
  • Build a Better Bleep, for tweens and teens 11 to 17 at the Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Avenue.  Meet in Room 5, from 4:00 to 5:30 pm.
  • Mini Camp Soccer Tournament at 3:00 pm.  READ MORE
  • Annual physicals for all middle and high school students who plan to participate in sports during the fall are being offered at Plainfield High School at 5:00 pm.  There is no cost for this service.
  • The Plainfield Board of Education will be meeting at 8:00 pm for a Work & Study session; action may be taken.  DOWNLOAD AGENDApdf

 

 

Wednesday, June 14

  • What Happens Next interactive writing workshop continues at the Plainfield Public Library.  Meet in the Computer Lab, 4:00 to 6:00 pm.
  • Homefirst's Annual Carnival, 905 Watchung Avenue, from 3:30 to 6:30 pm.  For more info, call Jackie at 908-753-4001 ext 121, or Esmeralda at ext 138.
  • Better Together: A Documentary Presentation & Discussion on Civil Rights and Our Community.  LEARN MORE/ADD TO CALENDAR
  • Mini Camp Soccer Tournament continues, at 3:00 pm.
  • Senior Space at the library, from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  For more information, contact Covenant Place at 908-791-9430.
    • Start the day with coffee at 10:00 am
    • Chair Yoga with Valerie, 10:30 to 11:45 am
    • In honor of Father's Day, create a care package to be donated to homeless men.  (Note: donations are appreciated.)
    • Enjoy a snack, 12:00 to 12:30 pm
    • The day wraps up by 2:00 pm!

Thursday, June 15

  • There will be an LGBT flag-raising ceremony celebrating pride, unity and diversity at City Hall at 7:00 pm.
  • Mini Camp Soccer Tournament continues, at 3:00 pm.
  • Union County Freeholders Agenda Setting Session begins at 7:00 pm in the Freeholders’ Meeting Room, Administration Building, 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, 6th Floor, in Elizabeth.

Friday, June 16

  • Prowl for owls, slog for frogs, go batty for bats at Bio-Blitz 2017 at Warinanco Park.  Bio-Blitz 2017 begins at 5:00 pm today. Public activities continue after dark, until 11:30 pm, and then resume from 6:30 am to 5:00 pm on Saturday, June 17.  READ MORE

Saturday, June 17

  • Bio-Blitz 2017 continues!
  • Stop by the Hannah Atkins Community Center for a Father's Day Arts & Crafts event from 10:00 am to 12:30 pm.  The center is located at 508 W 3rd St.  For more information, call 908-753-3097.
  • Homefirst presents a day of Magic Moves, including a guided meditation and women's circle, from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm at 905 Watchung Avenue.  To register, call Esmeralda Cordero at 908-753-4001, ext 138.
  • The Queen City Academy Charter School in Plainfield will be holding a Unity Day family event from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm.  READ MORE
  • Union County Celebrates Pride Month with the County’s First Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic.  The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is proud to support Pride month with Union County’s first Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic, celebrating marriage equality in the State of New Jersey, on Saturday, June 17 from 12 Noon until 4:00 P.M. at Rahway River Park in Rahway.  In the event of inclement weather the Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic will be held inside the Rahway Recreation Center, located at 275 East Milton Ave, Rahway.  READ MORE HERE

Sunday, June 18

  • HAPPY FATHER'S DAY!

 

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