Easter Events Around Plainfield on April 8

March 27, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Listen up, Plainfield peeps, and hop on over to some Easter fun!  Somebunny told us about these fun events that will take place on Saturday, April 8th.

In the morning, join the hunt for Easter eggs, starting at 10:15 am near the Parkside Grove part of Cedar Brook Park.  Kids, be sure to bring your own basket to collect the Easter eggs.  There will also be a ...

Plainfield Now Presents Screening of 'Hidden Figures'

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Plainfield Now will hold a screening of Hidden Figures, the story of African-American female mathematicians who play a vital role in the early years of the United States space program.

On Saturday, April 1st, the movie will be shown in the Westry Horne Auditorium at Plainfield High School at 12:00 pm.  ADD THIS EVENT TO YOUR CALENDAR

Plainfield Now is a 501(c)(3) ...

Westfield’s Lederman Family to Appear on ‘George to the Rescue’ Saturday

WESTFIELD, NJ — This Saturday’s episode of NBC’s home improvement show “George to the Rescue” will feature the Lederman family of Westfield. Darren Lederman died after a battle with Leukemia last March, leaving behind his wife, Stacey, and children Emma and Noah.

“George to the Rescue,” starring George Oliphant, provides house renovation ...

Plainfield Weekend Update: March 25-26

PLAINFIELD, NJ – No matter the time nor the day, you can find something to do in and around Plainfield this weekend, whether it's learning a bit of history, shopping for some baubles, or yelling, "BINGO!" for a good cause.

Here's a look at what's on tap. 

Saturday, March 25

Starting at 9:00 am, Dairy Queen of Plainfield will hold another bike ...

Cedarbrook Park Tenants Assocation in Plainfield Holds Rummage Sale on March 25

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Cedarbrook Park Tenants Association in Plainfield will be holding its 1st Annual Rummage Sale this weekend, and you're invited.


Among the many available items that will be available to purchase, you'll find: 


His and hers clothing, including plus-size
Household items.
Kitchen items
craft items and new ...

'Futból de Sala' and Condors of Plainfield at YWCA (VIDEO)

PLAINFIELD, NJ - On March 11, Organización Cultural Comunitaria, or Cultural Community Organization, hosted an indoor soccer tournament (termed “futból de sala” in Spanish) at the Young Women’s Christian Association of Plainfield and North Plainfield on East Front Street.

The Organización Cultural Comunitaria was created by local resident Oscar Arboleda ...

A One Night Jazz Festival To Benefit St. Joseph's Social Service Center


SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ – Fans of Jazz and music enthusiasts everywhere will enjoy “A One Night Jazz Festival,” featuring eight jazz artists, many with worldwide jazz reputations, Saturday, April 29, at Union Catholic High School in Scotch Plains.

The event supports the work of St. Joseph’s Social Service Center, a non-profit organization that serves the materially ...

Craig J. Guiffre of Scotch Plains Appointed to Board of State Theatre

New Brunswick, NJ -- State Theatre New Jersey has appointed  Scotch Plains resident Craig J. Guiffre, Managing Director and COO for American Benefits Consulting, as a new member to its Board of Trustees.

“We are thrilled to welcome Craig to our Board of Trustees,” said Scott Fergang, Chair of the State Theatre Board of Trustees. “State Theatre New ...

Historical Society of Plainfield to Host Lecture, Book Signing on March 26

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Stop by the Drake House Museum on Sunday, March 26th when the Historical Society of Plainfield hosts a lecture and book signing with author Carol Simon Levin as Abigail Adams.

Levin's book, “Remembering The Ladies: From Patriots in Petticoats to Presidential Candidates,” is made up of lost stories about amazing American women.  

The lecture will take ...

Enjoy a Social Evening of Art and History

ELIZABETH, NJ – Art novices and history lovers can combine both interests at Union County’s first History Paint Night Social, Tuesday, March 28, at the historic Snyder Academy at 42 Broad Street in midtown Elizabeth, 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. 

Participants will be provided with materials and artistic instruction for creating a scene from the rich history of Union County.

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Hidden Figures Movie Screening

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Non-Profit Organization, Plainfield Now to host free viewing of movie “Hidden Figures”

March 27, 2017

Plainfield Now, is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization devoted to addressing social, economic, and educational inequalities in Plainfield and the surrounding areas

On Saturday April 1, 2017 at 12 noon, Plainfield Now will sponsor a free viewing of the Movie “Hidden Figures.” The movie will be co-sponsored by Plainfield Public Schools and The Division of Parks and Recreations at the ...