Sign Up for E-Calendar

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Calendar of Events: Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Homeless Sabbath Weekend

Fri, December 14

Congregations Across Union County , Plainfield, Springfield, Cranford, etc.

Homeless Sabbath Weekend

Giving Back Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 12/14/2018 12:00am 12/15/2018 12:00am America/New_York Homeless Sabbath Weekend

During the weekend of December 14-16, 2018, multi-faith congregations in Union County will participate in the Third Annual Homeless Sabbath Weekend. This weekend is a “call to action” for multi-faith communities. The weekend offers congregations the opportunity to show faith in action by bringing attention to their neighbors experiencing homelessness.

During Homeless Sabbath ...

Union County Multi Faith Congregations Plainfield, Springfield, Cranford, etc., NJ 07016 true
Carousel_image_2880da1fabf63e8fae2e_scotch_plains_library

Fri, December 14, 12:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Friday Films at the Scotch Plains Public Library: ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/14/2018 12:00pm 12/15/2018 2:00am America/New_York Friday Films at the Scotch Plains Public Library: NEW RELEASES

Join community members at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Fridays at noon to watch some of the latest, most popular releases.

December 7: Crazy Rich Asians (PG-13, 120 min)
This contemporary romantic comedy, based on a global bestseller, follows native New Yorker Rachel Chu to Singapore to meet her boyfriend's family.

December 14: BlackkKlansman (R, 135 min)
Ron Stallworth, an ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Carousel_image_4d675c748cfa9489f971_music_therapy_wnz_and_jamminjenn

Fri, December 14, 5:30 PM

WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Music Therapy with Jammin Jenn, Plainfield

WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Music Therapy ...

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 12/14/2018 5:30pm 02/15/2019 5:30pm America/New_York WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Music Therapy with JamminJenn

WallynZavy's Autistic Kids Can Do! Inc. is a non-profit 5013c tax-exempt organization that supports families that have autism and special needs through advocacy, social play dates, resources, seminars and workshops. Family counseling is available. Their website is WallynZavys.org.

Jammin Jenn Music Therapy is a program that goal is to capture the power of music at work during the ...

631 E. Front St Plainfield, NJ 07060
Carousel_image_0ce4e4b4c46321271b3f_luminary

Sat, December 15, 9:00 AM

Fanwood Dept of Public Works, Fanwood

Rotary Luminary Sale

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 12/15/2018 9:00am 12/16/2018 12:00am America/New_York Rotary Luminary Sale

The sale dates are Dec. 1, Dec. 8-9, Dec. 15-16, Dec. 22-23 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Dec. 24: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The luminary kits cost 75 cents apiece in all quantities and include paper bags, candles and sand. Customers are encouraged to bring buckets, boxes or plastic bags to transport the sand.

Luminaries are traditionally used to illuminate the streets on Christmas Eve. A ...

1 Manfra Way Fanwood, NJ 07023
Carousel_image_739397c40a0748002f7b_mini_magick20181205-2774-1hl53p2

Sat, December 15, 9:30 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Practice SAT at the Scotch Plains Public Library

Education

Add to My Calendar 12/15/2018 9:30am 12/15/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Practice SAT at the Scotch Plains Public Library

Above Grade Level of Union County will offer a free proctored SAT Practice Test at the Scotch Plains Public Library on Saturday, Dec. 15 at 9:30 a.m. This test is being offered as a community service with no obligation or solicitation.

Advanced registration is required for this test and space is limited. Please contact Above Grade Level directly at 908-889-6396 or gswitsky@abovegradelevel.com ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Carousel_image_dab2f361ef698edb04fc_slide6

Sat, December 15, 11:00 AM

Scotch Plains

IHM Mass of Anointing

Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 12/15/2018 11:00am 12/15/2018 12:00pm America/New_York IHM Mass of Anointing

Immaculate Heart of Mary Parish in Scotch Plains will be hosting a Healing Mass, or Mass of Anointing, on Saturday December 15 at 11:00 a.m. in the Main Church.

Although the Sacrament termed "Anointing of the Sick" is normally associated with the terminally ill, this Mass represents a broader outreach to those who are troubled in body, mind or spirit. As such it represents another ...

1571 South Martine Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Carousel_image_a9afdb3633ebe79d0102_luminary_sale_sign

Sat, December 15, 12:00 PM

Fanwood Department of Public Works, Fanwood

Rotary Luminary Sale

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 12/15/2018 12:00pm 12/31/2018 1:00am America/New_York Rotary Luminary Sale

The sale dates are Dec. 1, Dec. 8-9, Dec. 15-16, Dec. 22-23 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Dec. 24: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The luminary kits cost 75 cents apiece in all quantities and include paper bags, candles and sand. Customers are encouraged to bring buckets, boxes or plastic bags to transport the sand.

Luminaries are traditionally used to illuminate the streets on Christmas Eve. A ...

1 Manfra Way Fanwood, NJ 07023
Carousel_image_a9afdb3633ebe79d0102_luminary_sale_sign

Sun, December 16, 12:00 PM

Fanwood Department of Public Works, Fanwood

Rotary Luminary Sale

Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 12/16/2018 12:00pm 01/15/2019 2:00am America/New_York Rotary Luminary Sale

The sale dates are Dec. 1, Dec. 8-9, Dec. 15-16, Dec. 22-23 from 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. and Dec. 24: 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. The luminary kits cost 75 cents apiece in all quantities and include paper bags, candles and sand. Customers are encouraged to bring buckets, boxes or plastic bags to transport the sand.

Luminaries are traditionally used to illuminate the streets on Christmas Eve. A ...

1 Manfra Way Fanwood, NJ 07023
Carousel_image_0a6d3794ddd307590e2e_scotch_plains_library

Mon, December 17, 10:00 AM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Jewelry Club Meeting at the Scotch Plains Public ...

Arts & Entertainment Education Health & Wellness Home & Garden

Add to My Calendar 12/17/2018 10:00am 12/17/2018 11:30am America/New_York Jewelry Club Meeting at the Scotch Plains Public Library

Crafters of all skill levels are welcome to join Perthea Brown for a simple jewelry project on Monday, Dec.17 at 10:00 am. If you’re more advanced, you may bring your own supplies to work on an individual project alongside the group. Registration is required.

This program is for adults (18+). For more information or to register, go to www.scotlib.org, email library@scotlib.org, call ...

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Carousel_image_0022dd651b4b3c35bef3_scotch_plains_library

Mon, December 17, 7:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Teen Anime Club Meeting at the Scotch Plains ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 12/17/2018 7:00pm 12/17/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Teen Anime Club Meeting at the Scotch Plains Public Library

​The Teen Anime Club is back for its third meeting of the 2018-2019 school year. Join teen librarians and the ever-expanding members of the club for more great conversation and activities.

Meet on Monday, Dec. 17 at 7:00 p.m. to explore manga, watch a new show, make crafts, and enjoy snacks. Registration is required. This club is for teens in grades 6-12 only.

To register, visit ...

1927 Bartle Ave Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Carousel_image_784c644c42f7133d617f_books2

Tue, December 18, 1:00 PM

Scotch Plains Public Library, Scotch Plains

Afternoon Book Club at Scotch Plains Library: ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 12/18/2018 1:00pm 12/18/2018 2:30pm America/New_York Afternoon Book Club at Scotch Plains Library: Three Tall Women

​Bibliophiles unite!​ On Tuesday, Dec. 18 at 1:00 p.m., the Afternoon Book Club will be meeting to discuss Three Tall Women by Edward Albee. The protagonist of the play, a compelling woman of more than ninety years old, reflects on her life with a mixture of shame, pleasure, regret, and satisfaction.

Scotlib’s book clubs are free and open to interested members of the public.

1927 Bartle Avenue Scotch Plains, NJ 07076
Carousel_image_54e96bbff96b55ccc28b_copy_of_garage_sale_flyer_-_made_with_postermywall

Wed, December 19, 10:00 AM

Fanwood Presbyterian Church, Fanwood

Thrift Shop at Fanwood Presbyterian Church

Add to My Calendar 12/19/2018 10:00am 12/19/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Thrift Shop at Fanwood Presbyterian Church

The Fanwood Presbyterian Thrift Shop is open every Wednesday from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Our inventory includes household items, books, linens, and a vast amount of clothing for all ages at reasonable prices.

All proceeds are given to local organizations such as the local fire dept. and rescue squad. Habitat for Humanity, the Seeing Eye, Furniture Assist, Emmanuel Cancer Foundation, and ...

74 South Martine Ave. Fanwood, NJ 07023

TAP Into Another Town's News:

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-Calendar

Scotch Plains/Fanwood

Man Dies in Cranford House Fire Sunday Morning

December 9, 2018

CRANFORD, NJ — A house fire early Sunday morning destroyed a home on Hillcrest Avenue in Cranford and left one man dead. 

The body of the man is believed to be the homeowner. Cranford Fire Chief Daniel Czeh called the body "unidentifiable" but investigators can use other methods such as dental records to help identify the victim.  

Firefighters from multiple ...

How to Deal with Difficult Family During The Holidays

Family get-togethers are not always easy. Many of us dread having to participate in some of the social events that take place during this time. We may begin to experience stress knowing that our gathering will involve some relatives or immediate family which we really do not like. 

We may feel the tension building as we think about in-laws and/or relatives who have such strong ...

What Happens When Your College Student Returns

The return of the college student during the holiday season is a very exciting time.  Many of our youngsters have been away at school for the first time and are eager to come home to visit with their family and friends.

College students who return home are usually not the high school graduate that you dropped off at college. They have experienced independence while at school. Once ...

Are You Afraid To Put Your Guard Down?

Learning how to set personal boundaries and how to implement those boundaries is a topic that can either make or break a relationship.   According to the dictionary a boundary is defined as “a line that marks the limits of an area; a dividing line.” In psychology, personal boundaries do just that.  

Boundaries help us clearly define our limitations and expectations ...

Grieving During the Holiday Season

Grief is a normal and natural reaction to the death of a loved one. Most of us are not prepared for the long journey of grief which is sometimes devastating, frightening, and often lonely. We may think, do, and say things that are very unlike us. There seems to be no respite, no end to the intense feelings that we experience. These feelings can be even more intensified during the holiday ...

Boneparth: Saving for Your Child's Future

As young parents, many of us spend a lot of time, money and energy having and raising children. After all, family planning is what brought me and my wife to our beautiful town of Westfield. But, what about planning for things once our kids grow up? I am glad you asked because there are a number of things we can do as parents to help save for their future, whether it’s a college education, ...

Scotch Plains Rescue Squad Tip of the Month: Keep Safety A Priority This Holiday Season

December 7, 2018

Decorating for the holidays can be a lot of fun and something many of us look forward to doing every year. After all, how often can you have a real live tree in your house?

Besides the Christmas tree, some of us also fill our homes with poinsettia plants, mistletoe and holiday candles. The bright red leaves of the plants, the red and white berries of the mistletoe (not to mention the kissing ...

Immigration Expert Speaks with Wardlaw+Hartridge Students

December 13, 2018

EDISON, NJ -- Upper School students at The Wardlaw+Hartridge School in Edison who will be participating in the El Paso Border Immersion Program recently joined Professor Harry Stein of Manhattan College as he explained the different terminology pertinent to immigration in America. Interacting with the students, Mr. Stein defined the different categories of arriving in the USA, be it ...