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The Week Ahead in Plainfield: Mar 26-April 1


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



  • The Plainfield Public School District will present the All-City Music and Arts Festival on March 27, 2018 at Plainfield High School from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.  The event will feature the most talented students in grades 4-12. The district expects over 500 students from all of the schools to participate in a variety of choral and instrumental groups. 
  • The Plainfield Cardinals baseball team plays Whippany Park at home at 4 p.m.
  • Teens and tweens 11-17 are invited to try techniques to help you tell stories more fluidly and confidently in the Story Makers program.  This will take place in Room 5 at 4 p.m.  For more info, contact Andrew at 908-757-1111, ext. 139.
  • Spay and neutering services are available from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Associated Humane Societies mobile clinic that will be outside City Hall.  Vaccines, heartworm tests, flea and tick medications are available.  Call 973-824-7080 for more information.
  • What's going on in the community?  Come to the Plainfield citywide block association meeting.  No agenda, no speeches, just a chance to ask questions and voice concerns.  Meet at the Plainfield Senior Citizens Center at 6:30 p.m.
  • Senior Space is at the library from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.  Senior Space is a place for older adults to live, learn, and socialize through activities, classes and more.  Yoga, art, healthy eating, and resources for seniors are a few of the offerings.
  • LitChat at the library for those 14 and older.  Not your average book group! Question cards and prompts will be used to inspire a lively discussion. There is no required reading. Light refreshments will be served. Come talk about books.  For more information on the program, call (908) 757-1111 ext. 132.
  • Girl Rising, a film that follows nine girls from Haiti, Nepal, Ethiopia, India, Egypt, Peru, Cambodia, Sierra Leone, and Afghanistan on their journey to education, will play in the the Anne Louise Davis room at the library at 3:30 p.m.  Rated PG-13.
  • It’s Storytime with Miss T. in the Children's Room at the library starting at 3:30 p.m.
  • Plainfield city offices are closed.
  • The Plainfield Public Library is closed.
  • The Plainfield Cardinals baseball team plays Union Catholic in an away game at 11:30 a.m.
  • A Women's Day Tea & Breakfast event at the Plainfield Family Success center will be held in recognition of Women's History Month.  The Plainfield Family Success Center provides a holistic support system for individuals and families through facilitating access to needed or desired support services. Our aim is to foster an environment that strengthens communities by empowering families.  From 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. at 209 Berckman Street.
  • The Plainfield Cardinals outdoor track is scheduled to participate in Rebel Relays at 8 a.m.
  • Did you miss the Easter Egg Hunt in Cedar Brook Park?  The Freedom Church is holding one at Clinton Elementary School, 1302 West 4th Street, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • The Plainfield Public Library is closed.
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