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Out and About in Plainfield This Weekend: November 9-11

November 9, 2018

PLAINFIELD, NJ - There is a bevy of activities - dinner and dancing, art, wildlife, and more -  from which to choose this weekend in and around Plainfield.  Where will we see you?


A Domestic Violence Awareness presentation by the Union County Rape Crisis Center, the Union County YWCA, and the Plainfield Police Department will be given at  7:30 p.m. at Mount Olive ...

Plainfield Receives Children’s Recreation and Greening Grants from Union County

UNION COUNTY, NJ – Municipalities across Union County can look forward to improving recreation opportunities for youth and expanding their tree canopies, with the help of two countywide grant programs, the Kids Recreation Trust Fund and Greening Union County grant programs.

Both grant programs are awarded by the Freeholder Board through the Union County Open Space, Kids Recreation and ...

Plainfield’s Jefferson School 3rd Graders visit the Reeves Reed Arboretum

PLAINFIELD, NJ - The Plainfield Garden Club once again hosted Jefferson School third graders at Summit’s Reeves Arboretum as part of the club’s Civic Outreach program. Two visits were arranged, October 12 and 19, to accommodate the students at the center. The day began with an introduction by arboretum staff member Jackie Kondel, and a light snack in the center’s education ...

Westfield Conservation Center Taking More Items for Recycling, Reuse, Including Toys for Kids in Need

WESTFIELD, NJ — The town of Westfield unveiled new recycling opportunities at its conservation center Wednesday, including a partnership with Second Chance Toys, which collects plastic toys, cleans them and gives them local to organizations that serve children in need.

New sheds, paid for with a grant from Union County, allow county residents to drop off the following items to be ...


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Live Birds of Prey at Trailside “New Jersey’s Magnificent Raptors”

November 3, 2018

MOUNTAINSIDE, NJ – The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to present “New Jersey’s Magnificent Raptors,” sponsored by Conserve Wildlife Foundation, on Saturday, November 10 at 2:00 p.m. at Trailside Nature and Science Center.  This free program is offered to families with children ages 7 and older.

“Trailside Nature and Science ...