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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day at Plainfield High School

January 17, 2017

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Martin Luther King, Jr. 41st Annual Memorial Breakfast took place at Plainfield High School on the morning of the observed holiday.  The Plainfield Public Schools and Frontiers International Plainfield Area Club co-sponsored event featured keynote speaker Lawrence Hamm, civil rights activist and humanitarian.  The full release follows:

The message today to ...

Make Stuff: A Foam Printing Workshop at Plainfield Public Library

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Public Library is offering a unique and fun event on Tuesday, Jan. 17th.

In this foam printing workshop, teens and tweens can create their own stamps, buttons and artwork.

This event is free, and is for ages 11-18.  It will be held at the Plainfield Public Library in Room 5 from 4:00-5:30 pm.

For more information, contact ...

The Women's Arts Collective Strives to Establish Plainfield As Arts Center, Holds Quilting Workshop

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Women's Arts Collective (TWAC) is a network of artistic and innovative women 55-years and up who are passionate about passing down art skills and techniques to younger generations.  One part of TWAC's mission is to establish Plainfield as an arts center.

TWAC is ready to use its artistic and economic development vision to create a more prosperous and ...

Frontiers International Plainfield Area Club to Recognize Plainfield Public Schools Students, Staff and Community Members

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Frontiers International Plainfield Area Club wll be on hand at Plainfield High School Monday, Jan. 16th to recognize area students, staff and community members on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day.

Recognition of Frontiers International Plainfield Area Club Scholarship recipients, as well as the presentation of community awards and more will take place.

For more information, ...

Martin Luther King, Jr. Celebrations in Plainfield Area

PLAINFIELD, NJ – In the United States, Martin Luther King, Jr. Day is a federal holiday observed on the third Monday of January each year to pay tribute to the achievements of the non-violent Civil Rights leader and spokesperson, the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.  In and around Plainfield, there are events that aim to honor his memory:

The Plainfield Area NAACP will hold its Dr.

Children's Book Launch and Author's Signing

Tiffany Stallings, local author of the Amazon Best Seller "Mommy Works Too Much!" and "The Bounce Back Mindset" will sign copies of her new children's book. 

The event will take place on Saturday - January 14, 2017 at the Plainfield Public Library from 1pm - 4pm.The library is located at 800 Park Ave, Plainfield, NJ 07060. 

This event is family friendly and ...

Plainfield Mayor Mapp's Ninth Annual MLK Food Drive to Take Place Jan 14

PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Saturday, Jan. 14th, Mayor Adrian O. Mapp and First Lady Amelia Mapp will open their home to Plainfield residents for the Ninth Annual MLK Food Drive and Potluck Celebration to honor the legacy of Martin Luther King, Jr.

The festivities will take place from 6:00 pm to midnight.  Be sure to bring a potluck dish to share.

Both non-perishable food items and toiletries ...

Metlar-Bodine House to Host Guided Tours; Presents History of Inventing in NJ Program

PISCATAWAY, NJ – Begin the New Year with a guided tour of the Metlar-Bodine House museum and discover Piscataway’s exceptional history. Take a 21st century journey through Piscataway’s past using an APP designed for the map exhibit and pictorial display of the museum’s theme: From Indian Trail to Interstate.  

Guided, one-hour tours will be offered on January ...

Revolutionary War Weekend in Trenton & Princeton

TRENTON, NJ - Reenactors from around the country are participating in several events in Trenton and Princeton next weekend, Jan. 7 and 8. The programs breathe life into the historic events that took place here 240 years ago.

On Saturday, reenactors in Trenton’s Old Barracks interpret the daily lives of Continental soldiers and civilians during the Ten Crucial Days Campaign, while ...

Plainfield Symphony 2017 After Dinner Dance Event Announced

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Symphony has announced its 2017 After Dinner Dance event, which will take place on Saturday, Feb. 4th from 8:00 pm until midnight.

Plainfield's very own DJ Measel and DJ Tactics will be on hand to help you dance the night away in the Parish Hall of the First Unitarian Society of Plainfield.

Refreshments and open bar, along with silent and live auctions, ...

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Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit at CDC Theatre

January 10, 2017

CDC Theatre in Cranford begins 2017 with Noel Coward's classic comedy Blithe Spirit. Novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting "happy medium", one Madame Arcati. As the (worldly and un-) personalities clash, Charles' current wife Ruth is accidentally killed, ...

Noel Coward's Blithe Spirit at CDC Theatre

January 10, 2017

CDC Theatre in Cranford begins 2017 with Noel Coward's classic comedy Blithe Spirit. Novelist Charles Condomine, re-married but haunted (literally) by the ghost of his late first wife, the clever and insistent Elvira who is called up by a visiting "happy medium", one Madame Arcati. As the (worldly and un-) personalities clash, Charles' current wife Ruth is accidentally killed, ...