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The Week Ahead in Plainfield: May 21-27

May 20, 2018

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

MONDAY

A special public meeting will be held at 7 p.m. in municipal court, 325 Watchung Ave. to amend the 2018 municipal budget. Download the amendments.
Boys volleyball:  a home match ...

Plainfield Week in Review: Board of Ed Fills Seat, Budget Passage, Bike Races, and more

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Plainfield's Mayor Mapp: A Cultural Renaissance

Ashley Davis - Lessons From My Mother

Plainfield Settlement Coincides with Budget Passage

Postal Letter Carrier's Food Drive for Star Fish Food Pantry in Plainfield

Queen Latifah Delivers ...

Video: Friends of the NJ Festival Orchestra Present 37th Tour of Notable Homes in Westfield

WESTFIELD — Despite rainy weather, participants showed up by the carload to visit some of Westfield’s most distinctive properties featured on this year’s Tour of Notable Homes, presented by the Friends of the New Jersey Festival Orchestra, on Saturday.

“It’s a much better turnout despite the weather,” said tour co-chair Michele Pierce. “The legacy ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: May 14-20

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

MONDAY

The Plainfield City Council meets at 8 p.m. in the municipal court, 325 Watchung Ave.  Download the agenda in English or Spanish.
Boys volleyball:  an away match vs. Summit, ...

Plainfield Week in Review: Possible Pedestrian Mall, Board of Ed Interviews, and More

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Joylette Mills-Ransome: My Work as a Councilwoman

Bernice Paglia:  Site of Former Plainfield Businesses Up For Redevelopment Study

Meet Cameron E. Cox

Last weekend:  Scenes from a Weekend in Plainfield

Traffic Stop in Roselle Park ...

Plainfield: Two Mother's Day Arts & Crafts Events

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Kids, don’t forget Mother’s Day this Sunday.  There are two opportunities to personalize your message for mom at the following Plainfield crafting events.

Did you know that Mother's Day became an official holiday in our country in 1914?

On Thursday, May 10 at 3:30 p.m., join Miss Mary Lou and staff in the Children’s Room at the Plainfield Public ...

Historical Society of Plainfield to Host Jazz Workshop on May 20

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Historical Society of Plainfield will host a lecture by jazz historian Michael Conklin, entitled “What is Jazz and Why Does it Matter,” on Sunday, May 20 at 2:00 PM at the Drake House Museum.  

Branford Marsalis once said, “What is jazz? It’s almost like asking, What is French? Jazz is a musical language. It’s a musical dialect that ...

The Week Ahead in Plainfield: May 7-13

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

MONDAY

The Plainfield City Council's agenda fixing session starts at 7:30 p.m. in municipal court.  Download the agenda.  Communications from the mayor include the appointment of ...

Scenes from a Weekend in Plainfield

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you have a chance to get out to enjoy events in and around Plainfield this weekend?  Here's a look at a handful of them, from skateboard lessons, arts and culture immersion, and activities that help build community.

A sunny Saturday started at the city's new skatepark, with youngsters about to embark on lessons with Jeremy Picado of ABF Skate Shop.  The ...

Plainfield Week in Review: Rhythm & Blues Lineup, Vets Home Case Continues, and More

PLAINFIELD, NJ - Did you miss any of this week’s top news stories on TAPinto Plainfield? Click on the headlines to catch up:

Union County Launches New Recycle Coach Mobile App

Joylette Mills-Ransome: Political Involvement

Select the Best Tomatoes for Your Garden and Table

UPDATE: Plainfield Pedestrian Struck, Killed Early Sunday

Vote-By-Mail Ballots Available ...

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Tue, May 22, 3:30 PM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

Bilingual Storytime with Ms. Jai

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Tue, May 22, 4:00 PM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

Story Makers

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Wed, May 23, 3:30 PM

Plainfield Public Library, Plainfield

"Who Done It?" Mystery Program

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UC's Performing Arts Company Earns Prestigious Foxy Award

May 20, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Union Catholic's Performing Arts Company received a great honor when it was chosen for the Outstanding Achievement in Choreography or Movement for its Fall Play, Peter and the Starcatcher, at Montclair State University's Theater Awards last Monday.

Ms. Jeanette Rudnicki, a 2009 graduate of Union Catholic, was the choreographer. UC senior Angeline Carlo, who lives in ...