PLAINFIELD, NJ - TAPinto what's going on in and around town this week. Read on to learn more about upcoming Plainfield news and events.
- Bilingual Storytime with Miss Jai in the Children's Room at 3:30 p.m. at the Plainfield Public Library, at 800 Park Ave.
- The Board of Education business meeting will be held at 8 p.m.in the cafeteria at the high school, 950 Park Ave. Action will be taken at the meeting; a preliminary budget will be adopted.
UPDATE: WEDNESDAY ACTIVITIES HAVE BEEN CANCELED DUE TO AN IMPENDING SNOW STORM
- CANCELED: The Youth Advisory Board will meet at 3:45 p.m. in Room 5 at the library. Help influence what programs the library offers young people. For those library patrons age 11 to 17 years.
- CANCELED: 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.
- Tickets go on sale for Holy Savior Academy's 4th Annual Spring Splendor Tricky Tray, which takes place on April 21.
- A contractor and developer network event will take place at PNC Bank, 1125 South Ave. in Plainfield. For more information, call 908-753-3377.
- Bookbinding for Beginner's is a workshop for 11 to 17 year olds to learn how to make a Japanese-style 4-hole book binding. Materials are provided for this event at the library at 3:45 p.m. in Room 5.
- Join Miss Mary Lou to make spring crafts in the library's Children's Room at 3:30 p.m.
- The Union County Freeholders meet for a combined Agenda Setting Session and Regular Meeting at 7 p.m. at 10 Elizabethtown Plaza, Elizabeth, on the 6th floor.
- The Housing Authority's Black History Month rescheduled event will be held at 510 East Front Street at 6 p.m. Educator Dr. Willa Cofield and Motivational Youth Speaker Rayvon will speak, and there will be food, vendors and performances. The event is sponsored by the Plainfield Culture & Heritage Commission, Housing Authority of Plainfield, Premier Community Development Corporation, and Richmond Towers/Joann Hollis Gardens Resident Associations. For more information, visit www.hapnj.org.
- RESCHEDULED FROM WEDNESDAY: EZ Ride and the City of Plainfield are partnering with Canela’s Grocery and Deli, 414 Liberty Street, to host a free event for residents featuring free healthy snack samples, coupon giveaways, a healthy basket raffle, and nutrition information. Atlantic Health will also be at the event with a mobile unit to provide free blood pressure, blood glucose, and cholesterol screenings for customers. From 2:30 to 4:30 p.m.
- The Greater Central Jersey Clergy Association, Inc. and Plainfield Public Schools district will partner for the 2018 Community Empowerment Expo. This is a free event that will feature a health fair, a job fair and community services. For more information, contact Minister Mollie Germain, GCJCA Expo Chairperson at 732-406-4265, or Gloria Montealegre of the school district at 908731-4333.
- The Division of Parks and Recreation will hold its annual Easter Egg Hunt in Cedar Brook Park at 10:15 a.m. It will be in the park near the Shakespeare Garden. Read more.
- Deadline to apply for the Clearinghouse Scholarship
- A Women's History Month celebration will be held at Masjidullah Plainfield from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. Proceeds from this celebration will benefit the soup kitchen programs at Masjidullah. This event is open to the public, and light refreshments will be served. A donation of $20.00 is recommended. The event topic is 'Overcoming Obstacles to Success' and there will be three speakers:
- Dara Aquila Govan, Esq., Assistant U.S. Attorney
- Dr. Elaine Asyah Aquil, Nubian Chiropractic
- Rev. Dr. Deborah Stapleton, Assistant Pastor at First Baptist Church of Lincoln Gardens
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