SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Scotch Plains Weekend returns, socially distanced, October 2-4 outside the Municipal Building on Park Ave. 

Friday, Oct. 2: Family Movie Night featuring the spooky classic Beetlejuice is scheduled for 7:30 p.m. Enjoy a socially distanced movie under the fall sky.  

Saturday, Oct. 3: Play for P.I.N.K. Rose Checchio Walk to Wipeout Breast Cancer steps off at 9:00 a.m. Created in honor of the late Councilwoman, the walk registration is open for adults for $15 and children $5 at This event is a part of the Mayor’s Wellness Program series and will count for 2 points for participants. 

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Sunday Oct. 4: Annual Scotch Plains Day event will be held from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at the Alan Augustine Green. The event will feature expanded curbside dining availability as well as picnic area seating to enjoy music and entertainment in front of Town Hall.

Highlighting this year’s event will be the 12:00 p.m. Mayor’s Gala Award ceremony which will highlight Female Volunteer of the Year Carmella Resnick, Male Volunteer of The Year Dan Sullivan, and Organizations of the Year Immaculate Heart of Mary Food Pantry and Fanwood Scotch Plains Rotary Club.

Park Avenue will remain closed until 6:00 p.m. for expanded outdoor dining at Scotch Plains restaurants. is Scotch Plains-Fanwood’s only free daily local news source. Sign up for our free daily eNewsletter and “Like” us on Facebook and Twitter @SPF_TAP. Download the free TAPinto App for iPhone or Android.

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