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Sat, November 18, 9:00 AM

Church of the Holy Cross, North Plainfield

2017 Holiday Craft and Vendor Fair

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2017 Craft and Holiday Vendor Fair

40 Mercer North Plainfield, NJ
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Sat, November 18, 10:00 AM

Gumbo House & Grill, Plainfield

Coffee with a Cop

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Have Coffee with a Cop at the Gumbo House & Grill.

No agenda or speeches, just a chance to ask questions, voice concerns, and get to know the officers in your neighborhood.

631 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sat, November 18, 11:00 AM

First Unitarian Society of Plainfield, Plainfield

International Day for the Elimination of Violence ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/18/2017 11:00am 11/18/2017 3:00pm America/New_York International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women

The First Unitarian Society of Plainfield will host a day of speakers, art, conversation and healing for International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women.

The day will include:

Plainfield Police Department's Domestic Violence/Megan's Law Unit
YWCA Union County Domestic Violence Center
Union Rape Crisis Center
Violence Survivors
New Jersey Office of the ...

724 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
Holiday Shopping

Sat, November 18, 11:00 AM

Clark Public Library, Clark

Holiday Shopping

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Add to My Calendar 11/18/2017 11:00am 11/18/2017 3:00pm America/New_York Holiday Shopping

Holiday Shopping

Start your holiday shopping early!

Sponsored by the Friends of the Clark Library

Jewelry, Clothing, Accessories, Makeup, Hand crafted décor, Food, Candles, Home items, Books, Sports items, Pet products and much more!!

Enter to win a large basket of L’Oreal products!

Pampered Chef PartyLite Candles DC Wine Club Enlightened Concepts Crystals ...

303 Westfield Ave Clark, NJ 07066
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Sat, November 18, 1:00 PM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

Native American Folktales with Rob Aptaker, ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/18/2017 1:00pm 11/18/2017 2:30pm America/New_York Native American Folktales with Rob Aptaker, Storyteller

Storyteller Rob Aptaker will be at the Plainfield Public Library to tell Native American folktales.

All ages are welcome!

800 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sat, November 18, 7:00 PM

Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church, Plainfield

Plainfield Symphony: An Encore with Gary Karr

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Add to My Calendar 11/18/2017 7:00pm 11/18/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Plainfield Symphony: An Encore with Gary Karr

World renowned double bassist Gary Karr returns to Plainfield on Saturday, Nov. 18 to join the Plainfield Symphony Orchestra for an encore performance of Jose Serebrier’s Nueve: Concerto for Double Bass. Commissioned by the Plainfield Symphony Orchestra for their 50thanniversary and written especially for Karr, Nueve premiered in 1974. Karr’s return to Plainfield, his former home, ...

716 Watchung Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Sat, November 18, 9:00 PM

Plainfield

Plainfield Symphony After Party

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You are cordially invited to attend the Plainfield Symphony After Party at the home of Nadine Roper, 1412 Evergreen Avenue in Plainfield.

Enjoy supper, wine and dessert.

Tickets are $50 per person; RSVP by Nov. 14 to info@plainfieldsymphony.org or 908-561-5140.

Mail checks to P.O. Box 5093, Plainfield, NJ 07061 or pay online.

1412 Evergreen Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
Oasis Church Celebrating  Grand Opening Kick-Off in First Own Building

Sun, November 19, 10:00 AM

Oasis Church, Clark

Oasis Church Celebrating Grand Opening Kick-Off ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/19/2017 10:00am 11/20/2017 10:00am America/New_York Oasis Church Celebrating Grand Opening Kick-Off in First Own Building

Looking for an awesome new church? Join Oasis Church, a multi-site, multicultural church on September 10 @ 10AM as it celebrates its BIG DAY Grand Opening Kickoff in its First very own building at 2 Denman Ave in Clark. The church is conveniently located only 30 seconds off the Clark/Westfield/Rahway 135 GSP Exit.

Oasis is a 6 year old Contemporary Christian Church in Central NJ for all ...

2 Denman Ave Clark, NJ 07066
Sunday Morning Worship

Sun, November 19, 10:45 AM

North Plainfield

Sunday Morning Worship

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NPBC is a diverse family of believers who delight in knowing Christ and making Him known. We endeavor to bring honor to God through diligent study of His Word and by the use of traditional and contemporary hymns and worship songs. We are a small church where you will be welcomed and loved. Join us this Sunday. We look forward to meeting you.

543 Rockview Ave. North Plainfield, NJ 07063
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Sun, November 19, 1:00 PM

South Plainfield

Open House 205 Fairmount Avenue

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Add to My Calendar 11/19/2017 1:00pm 11/19/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Open House 205 Fairmount Avenue

Come see this spectacular updated ranch located on a large corner lot...Front Steps, Siding, roof, updated in 2005...Updated eat in kitchen with tile floor and granite countertops also done in 2005...2 fireplaces, hardwood floors in the living room, dining room and bedrooms. Sliding glass doors in the living room lead to large deck and yard great for entertaining...oversized 2 car garage with ...

205 Fairmount Avenue South Plainfield, NJ 07080
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Sun, November 19, 1:00 PM

South Plainfield

Open House 312 Elissa Court South Plainfield

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Prize Kennedy School Location nestled on an oversized lot. Custom home with brick front, hot water baseboard heat, large rooms, updated kitchen, full basement, hardwood floors throughout under carpet. Insulated replacement windows, masonry fireplace, large walk in closets....

312 Elissa Court South Plainfield, NJ 07080
Music From the Heart of Europe…Russia, Poland and Ukraine

Sun, November 19, 3:00 PM

First Baptist Church of Westfield, Westfield

Music From the Heart of Europe…Russia, Poland and ...

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Add to My Calendar 11/19/2017 3:00pm 11/19/2017 5:30pm America/New_York Music From the Heart of Europe…Russia, Poland and Ukraine

The Musical Club of Westfield is planning a special event for Sunday, November 19, at 3pm which will feature the musical heritage of central Europe. The upcoming November concert, Music From the Heart of Europe, is a biennial fundraising concert to support the Musical Club of Westfield scholarship program. Celebrating its 102 year, The Musical Club is a 501(c) 3 non-profit organization that ...

170 Elm Street Westfield, NJ 07090
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Mon, November 20, 4:00 PM

Hannah Atkins Community Center, Plainfield

Homework Helper

Education

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A certified teacher will be on hand to provide academic assistance to students at the Hannah Atkins Community Center, at 508-52 West 3rd Street.

The program runs from October 2, 2017 to May 31, 2018 Mondays through Thursdays.

Ages 5 to 13: 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Ages 14 to 17: 5:00 to 6:00 pm

Register on CommunityPass.net. For additional information, call 908-753-3097.

508-52 West 3rd Street Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Mon, November 20, 7:00 PM

Shiloh Baptist Church, Plainfield

Join the Community Choir

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Add to My Calendar 11/20/2017 7:00pm 11/20/2017 9:00pm America/New_York Join the Community Choir

Join the Community Choir, with Choir Director Wendell C. Woods. All are welcome from 12 years and up.

Nov. 6th
Nov. 13th
Nov. 20th
Nov. 27th

A performance will take place on Friday, Dec. 1 at the Holiday Lights celebration at Plainfield City Hall.

Choir practice is held at Shiloh Baptist Church, and you must attend at least three out of four rehearsals. The Nov. 27 rehearsal ...

515 West Fifth Street Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Tue, November 21, 4:00 PM

Hannah Atkins Community Center, Plainfield

Homework Helper

Education

Add to My Calendar 11/21/2017 4:00pm 11/21/2017 6:00pm America/New_York Homework Helper

A certified teacher will be on hand to provide academic assistance to students at the Hannah Atkins Community Center, at 508-52 West 3rd Street.

The program runs from October 2, 2017 to May 31, 2018 Mondays through Thursdays.

Ages 5 to 13: 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Ages 14 to 17: 5:00 to 6:00 pm

Register on CommunityPass.net. For additional information, call 908-753-3097.

508-52 West 3rd Street Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Tue, November 21, 8:00 PM

Plainfield High School, Plainfield

Plainfield Board of Education Business Meeting

Education

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Plainfield BOE Business Meeting. Download agendas here.

950 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Wed, November 22, 4:00 PM

Hannah Atkins Community Center, Plainfield

Homework Helper

Education

Add to My Calendar 11/22/2017 4:00pm 11/23/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Homework Helper

A certified teacher will be on hand to provide academic assistance to students at the Hannah Atkins Community Center, at 508-52 West 3rd Street.

The program runs from October 2, 2017 to May 31, 2018 Mondays through Thursdays.

Ages 5 to 13: 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Ages 14 to 17: 5:00 to 6:00 pm

Register on CommunityPass.net. For additional information, call 908-753-3097.

508-52 West 3rd Street Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Wed, November 22, 5:30 PM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

Anime Movie Nights at Plainfield Public Library

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Anime Movie Nights in the Anne Louise Davis Room!

Nov. 15: "The Girl Who Leapt Through Time" directed by Mamoru Hosoda
Nov. 22: "Fairy Tail - The Movie" directed by Masaya Fujimori
Nov. 29: "Wolf Children" directed by Mamoru Hosoda

800 Park Avenue Plainfield, NJ 07060
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Thu, November 23, 4:00 PM

Hannah Atkins Community Center, Plainfield

Homework Helper

Education

Add to My Calendar 11/23/2017 4:00pm 11/24/2017 4:00pm America/New_York Homework Helper

A certified teacher will be on hand to provide academic assistance to students at the Hannah Atkins Community Center, at 508-52 West 3rd Street.

The program runs from October 2, 2017 to May 31, 2018 Mondays through Thursdays.

Ages 5 to 13: 4:00 to 5:00 pm
Ages 14 to 17: 5:00 to 6:00 pm

Register on CommunityPass.net. For additional information, call 908-753-3097.

508-52 West 3rd Street Plainfield, NJ 07060

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Support the Downtown on Small Business Saturday, Nov. 25

Another shopping season is upon us here in Plainfield and shops downtown are open for business. Plainfield has a unique mix of mom-and-pop stores that offer trendy name brand clothes and shoes that compete with mall traffic and Cyber Monday deals, perfect for anyone looking for a bargain. The importance of spending locally has never been more critical as retailers and restaurants struggle to ...

A Stroll Through Echo Lake Park

This past Sunday, I joined the Freewalkers for its Stroll & Roll walking event.  Freewalkers Yohana Maria and Risa Olinsky organized the festivities, now in its second year. 

The walk, designed to be family-friendly, and for people of all ages and abilities, began in Echo Lake Park, another gem in the Union County Park system.  The four-mile round trip trek also cut ...

Plainfield's Olvin Ivan Trochèz Wins Latest Leg of CAMO® Screw Off!™ Competition

November 18, 2017

Local Contractors Compete for Chance to Win Cash & Prizes at Huston Lumber & Supply in N. Plainfield, NJ

Grand Rapids, MI – Olvin Ivan Trochèz of Plainfield, NJ has won the latest leg of the CAMO® Screw Off!™ hosted by Huston Lumber Supply in N. Plainfield, NJ. Trochèz has now earned the right to compete for a 2017 ...

Canadian Aquaculture Giant Gobbles Up Last American Bait Fish Grinder as Major Decision Looms

November 10, 2017

In case you haven’t heard, a multinational fish farming company (Cooke Inc.) has made a deal to purchase Omega Protein Inc. and take them into the private sector. While the ink is not dry on this deal, it is obvious that the American fishing community will not be part of this new portfolio. There is no doubt that new, private ownership will continue to disregard the needs of the ecosystem ...

Governor Chris Christie Way Set to Run Through Parsippany

November 18, 2017

PARSIPPANY, NJ — On Monday, there will be a new central access street into Central Park of Morris County and it is being named after our current Governor Chris Christie. There will be a ground breaking ceremony on Monday where it will receive its official name: Governor Chris Christie Way.

Governor Christie and his wife, Mary Pat, will be on hand for the Monday afternoon groundbreaking ...

Affordable Housing Program Helps Older Americans Make The Rent

November 10, 2017

While Barbara Ross’s income places her below the poverty line, she isn’t one of the nearly 2 million households with older adults in dire need of affordable housing. Thanks to a little-known federal program, Ross, 64, is able to afford a one-bedroom apartment in Plainfield, N.J.

Through the Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) “Section 202 Supportive ...

The Two Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman

The Two-Family House by Lynda Cohen Loigman (St. Martins Griffin, 2016)

 

Author Lynda Cohen Loigman states, “The Two-Family House is a story I thought about for at least ten years before I ever wrote a word. I spent countless hours over a full decade thinking about how Rose, Helen, Abe, and Mort would behave in difficult situations, and how they would feel when faced with ...