Girl Scout Gold Project: Turning the Fanwood Nature Center into a Learning Center

October 24, 2016

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Girl Scout Julia Guarneri is transforming the Fanwood Nature Center into a learning center with the addition of informative signs about the flora and fauna found there. She researched plants and animals native to the center and documented key facts on colorful fiberglass signs. QR codes included on the signs link to a website with additional information about habitats ...

Willow Grove Church in Scotch Plains Hosts Packing Party for Operation Christmas Child Boxes

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- Children, teenagers, families and people of all ages are invited to join in the joy of the Christmas season a little early by packing gift boxes for children around the world at Willow Grove Presbyterian Church (1961 Raritan Road, Scotch Plains) on Sunday, Nov. 6, at 11:30 a.m.


The Scotch Plains-Fanwood community is invited to help with ...

Mental Health First Aid Training Offered in Scotch Plains

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- Caring Contact, a crisis hotline will offer mental health first aid training in Scotch Plains on Nov. 14 and 21. The training is ideal for first responders, educators, clergy, leaders of community groups and business professionals as well as for families with loved ones suffering from mental illness or mental health issues.

The eight-hour course is ...

Scenes from the Educational Enrichment Foundation Wine Tasting at The Chelsea in Fanwood

FANWOOD/SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ -- The Education Enrichment Foundation of Scotch Plains-Fanwood held its annual Wine Tasting fundraiser on Friday, Oct 21, at The Chelsea at Fanwood. 

Sponsors included The Wine Cellar at BJ's in Watchung and Nick's Pizza and Rocko's in Fanwood/

The EEF provides teacher grants as an incentive to encourage ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood Field Hockey Fundraiser on Thurs, Oct. 20 at Nick's and Rocko's

FANWOOD, NJ -- The Scotch Plains-Fanwood Field Hockey "Dinner and Dessert" fundraiser takes place on Thursday, Oct. 20 at Nick's Pizza (42 S. Martine Ave.) and Rocko's Ice Cream (42 S. Martine Ave.)  from 5:00 to 8:00 p.m.

Patrons who get dinner at Nick's and dessert at Rocko's will be helping to help support SPF field hockey. Nick's and ...

Raider Run to be Held on Sat, Oct. 22nd

SCOTCH PLAINS, NJ - Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School (SPFHS) will host a “Raider Run” on Saturday, Oct. 22, from 8:00 to 10:00 a.m. at Perry Tyson Field. The event will occur rain or shine.

Register in advance via a check made out to SPFHS DECA that can be dropped off at the SPFHS Main Office. The fee is $15 per person, and each participant ...

Scotch Plains-Fanwood to Host "Salute to Service" Football Game vs. Westfield on Sat, Nov. 5

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ – There will be much more than football to cheer for on Saturday, Nov. 5, when the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School football team hosts a 2:00 p.m. "Salute to Service" game against the Westfield Blue Devils at Perry Tyson Athletic Field.

“I think this has the opportunity to be a landmark event in this community,” said Scotch Plains-Fanwood ...

Park Middle School PTA Fall Clothing Drive on Sat, Oct. 22

Park Middle School hosts its Fall Clothing Drive on Saturday, October 22, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon in front of the school

Donations sought are uUsable and wearable clothing, all types. all seasons, shoes, belts, hats, gloves, scarves, ties, pocketbooks, backpacks, and briefcases Household Items made of Fabric (comforters/sheets/curtains/tablecloths/pillows/towels, etc.) and soft ...

Chelsea Donates $1,500 to Fanwood Rescue Squad

BEDMINSTER, NJ -- Following its annual golf outing, the Chelsea Senior Living at Fanwood donated $1,500 to the Fanwood Rescue Squad.

Held each year at Fiddler’s Elbow Golf Club in Bedminster, the golf outing benefits volunteer emergency responders in all the communities in which Chelsea has residences. This year, the event raised a total of $25,000 which is divided ...

EEF to Host Annual Wine Tasting Fundraiser at The Chelsea in Fanwood on Fri, Oct. 21

SCOTCH PLAINS/FANWOOD, NJ -- The Education Enrichment Foundation of Scotch Plains-Fanwood will host its annual Wine Tasting fundraiser on Friday, Oct 21, from 7:00 to 10:00 p.m. at The Chelsea at Fanwood (295 South Ave., Fanwood). 

Ticket price includes an evening of wine sampling and a fine selection of light hors d’oeuvres. The first 100 guests ...

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Women to Women Fashion Show on Nov. 2

October 23, 2016

Come join the Women to Women Networking Group on November 2nd from 6-9 p.m. at the Westwood in Garwood, NJ as we host our first fashion show in partnership with Lord & Taylor themed INVEST IN YOURSELF.  You will see the latest styles to launch your wardrobe to the next level!  

Enjoy dinner and networking along with the show; $55 for Greater ...

The Mask You Live In Screening

On Oct. 27, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m., Imagine, A Center for Coping with Loss and the First United Methodist Church of Westfield present a screening and discussion of the documentary “The Mask You Live In.”

“The Mask You Live In” is a documentary that follows boys and young men as they struggle to stay true to themselves while negotiating America’s narrow ...