South Plainfield Public Library presents: ‘S Wonderful: The Life and Music of George Gershwin

March 24, 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - South Plainfield Public Library welcomes Michael Conklin who will present ‘S Wonderful: The Life and Music of George Gershwin on Saturday March 31 at 2pm.  Please join us for a celebration of composer George Gershwin! Born in Brooklyn in 1898, the second of four children from a close-knit immigrant family, he began his musical career as a song-plugger on Tin Pan ...

Fairytale Marriage Proposal Takes Center Stage at St. Patrick’s Day Parade

SOMERVILLE, NJ – A surprise engagement took center stage at last weekend’s St. Patrick’s Day Parade in Somerville. In the midst of the March 11 festivities, Piscataway resident Steven Verardi boarded a float and popped the question to his girlfriend Elise Latona, marking the first known engagement to take place at the parade in 27 years.

Since opening The Beauty Bar ...

South Plainfield Public Library presents The Wizard of Menlo Park

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - On Sunday March 18 at 2pm the library welcomes Thomas Edison Center’s museum Director Kathleen Carlucci for a lecture and discussion of the incredible inventions of Thomas Edison.  The Thomas Edison Center at Menlo Park offers a traveling program (TECMP) that is designed to introduce the incredible inventions of Thomas Edison to those who have an interest in ...

A Bunch of Characters on Hand for Dr. Seuss Birthday Celebration

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield Library was literally full of things on Saturday March 3rd.  There was Thing #1, Thing #2, “Cat and the Hat”, Lorax, Daisy Head Mayzie and a whole host of others as the South Plainfield Library held its annual “Read Across America” program celebrating Dr. Seuss’ birthday.

The Library’s ...

South Plainfield Public Library presents Remembering the Ladies: From Patriots in Petticoats to Presidential Candidates

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - In honor Women’s History Month, Sunday, March 11 at 2pm the South Plainfield Public Library will present “Remembering the Ladies: From Patriots in Petticoats to Presidential Candidates”, a program done by Carol Simon Levin.  Carol Simon Levin portrays Abigail Adams — who famously wrote to her husband John asking that the Continental Congress ...

South Plainfield Schools to Celebrate Read Across America 2018

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Read Across America 2018 will take place on Friday, March 2 and, in South Plainfield, the annual reading motivation and awareness program will be celebrated throughout district schools.

Sponsored by the National Education Association (NEA), the first Read Across America event was held on March 2, 1998 – the birthday of children’s author Dr. Seuss ...

No Increase in South Plainfield Community Pool Fees for 2018 Season

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The lazy, hazy days of summer may feel a long way off – around 100 but who's counting – but in the Borough of South Plainfield, plans are already under way for the opening of the community pool.

At the borough’s Jan. 8 meeting, the council voted 5-0 in favor of over a dozen resolutions, including setting pool fees for the ...

Something Beautiful is Coming Your Way, Poetry Reading and Book Signing With Ms. Zey

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - In celebration of black history month, on Saturday, February 17 at 2pm, the South Plainfield Public Library welcomes author Zanzel Kathy Roach who will read selected poems from her book Something Beautiful and hold a book signing.  The poetry in this book holds truth. Laughter and tears stream into the issues of life like a tributary. There is hope. And so she ...

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Join the Kennedy School for “A Night at the Casino”

March 19, 2018

The John F. Kennedy Elementary School’s PTSO is hosting their 4th Annual “A Night at the Casino” on Saturday, April 14th at 6:30 p.m.

Thanks to the generous donations from local businesses, the PTSO is transforming the American Legion Chaumont Post #243 into a casino complete with Black Jack, Roulette, Craps, and Poker.  Tickets for this adult evening of fun and ...