Arts & Entertainment

June 1, 2020

SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Disney World may not be reopening until mid-July, but a group of Kennedy Elementary students recently took a virtual trip to the ‘most magical place on earth’ from the safety of their home.  On the evening of May 21, second graders in Kathleen Wharton’s class logged onto ...

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TRENTON, NJ – South Plainfield High School (SPHS) students Olivia Olano and Andrew “Drew” Rachwal were chosen as 2020 Middlesex County Unsung Hero award recipients.  For 35 years, the Middlesex County School Boards Association along with Middlesex County Association of School Administrators have ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – An initiative, launched on social media this past weekend, aims to recognize members of South Plainfield High School’s (SPHS) Class of 2020.  On May 17, resident Jennifer Carter (Grajko), a special education middle school teacher in the Edison School District, took to ...

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Editor's Note - This event has been postponed due to Governor's Murphy Executive Order 107.  The South Plainfield School District will continue to collect candles.  The event will be re-scheduled as soon as the EO has been amended or lifted. SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield School ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The South Plainfield School District, in partnership with the borough, is asking the community to join together for a ‘Light the Fight’ event next Thursday. A ‘field of lights’ set up at the middle school lawn will pay tribute, celebrate, and thank all front line workers ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – For years, clap outs, picnics, promotion ceremonies, yearbook signing parties, and more have served as celebratory rites of passage for South Plainfield students in fourth, sixth, and eighth grade. While nothing can make up for these lost milestones and experiences, efforts ...

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Councilwoman Christine Faustini announced at the April 6th Council Meeting to be on the lookout for a white furry creature, he calls himself the “Easter Bunny”. He will be on a South Plainfield EMS vehicle or a Fire Truck.  The Easter Bunny will be visiting our neighborhoods on Saturday, April ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Jake Haspel, a seventh grader at South Plainfield Middle School, was recently selected as one of three Middlesex County students to receive the fourth annual Marisa Tufaro Memorial Art Scholarship. As a recipient, Jake will attend a week-long art camp this summer at the ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The 51st Annual South Plainfield All-District Music Festival took place on March 5th in the South Plainfield High School auditorium.  The three-hour concert featured chorus, orchestra, band and jazz band students from Grant School, the Middle School and High School.  South ...

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Due to increased concerns about the spread of COVID-19 The South Plainfield Public Library will be CLOSED until further notice.   Our hope is that by joining our colleagues at the South Plainfield PAL building, Senior Center and public school system in closing our building, we are doing our ...

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In honor of Women’s History Month, on Sunday, March 15 at 2pm the South Plainfield Public Library will present “Reclaiming Our Voices: New Jersey’s Central Role in the Fight for Women’s Suffrage”, a program done by Carol Simon Levin and sponsored by the New Jersey Council for the Humanities Public ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The Friends of the South Plainfield Public Library will host “A Night Out at Rodolfo’s’ next month. The fundraiser, which will benefit the library, will take place at the Sampton Avenue pizzeria and restaurant from 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday, March 26.  “We wanted to hold a ...

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On Sunday, February 23 at 2pm, the South Plainfield Public Library welcomes local resident Eileen Sanchez who will do a presentation and hold a book signing for her book, Freedom Lessons: A Novel.  Freedom Lessons begins in Louisiana 1969 as Colleen, a white northern teacher, enters into the ...

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On Thursday February 20 at 7pm the South Plainfield Public Library welcomes back Jim Rose who will present “The Healing Power of Meditation”.  Meditation is being prescribed by many medical practitioners and has been widely recognized as a means to enhance one’s health and reduce stress. Throughout ...

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Several South Plainfield Middle School students participated in the Central Jersey Music Educators’ Association Region II Intermediate Band, Chorus, and Orchestra Auditions on January 25, 2020 at Community Middle School in Plainsboro, New Jersey.  There were approximately 850 band, chorus, and ...

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Who hasn’t watched Antiques Roadshow with curiosity and wonder and thought about Aunt Sally’s old costume jewelry, coffee or tea set or that clock that was passed down from your great-grandfather?   Could they really be worth something, aside from sentimental value?  Take a closer look at the items ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Joe DiVita’s Steel Drum Duo will be playing this Saturday January 18th  at KC’s Korner located at 100 Oak Tree Avenue in South Plainfield. Ten percent of all sales between 7:00pm and 10:00pm on January 18th will go to help fund the South Plainfield Music Boosters.  “This ...

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Beginning on Monday, January 13 at 1pm the South Plainfield Public Library welcomes back Judy England McCarthy who will present a 4 workshops entitled “Tai Chi = E2”.  Come to these workshops if you want to learn some Tai Chi basic warm ups and a new way of thinking in one fell swoop. This ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ- Happy New Year to everyone in South Plainfield.  TAPinto South Plainfield is grateful for the support of everyone in town who has helped to build South Plainfield's only daily free newspaper. We especially thank our advertisers, as it is their support that enables us to ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - In keeping with tradition, the South Plainfield High School (SPHS) Music Department performed their annual winter concert on Dec. 10.  Students of the Concert Choir, Jazz Band, Chamber Choir, Orchestra and Concert Band performed holiday favorites, nostalgic classics and much more ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - South Plainfield native Paul Fessock has partnered with HometoNest, a lifestyle brand that features the Vince Neil Collection, for the launch of his latest book, Heavy Metal Harry.  As the owner of World of Rock Music, member of the band AMP’D, and school teacher at Brayton ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – South Plainfield residents braved the brisk weather donning hats and gloves as Mayor Anesh flipped the switch on this year’s Holiday Tree Lighting at Borough Hall. Residents swigging hot chocolate and singing Christmas songs cheered as the tree flickered with ...

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South Plainfield Celebrates the Holidays! The South Plainfield Public Celebrations Committee is pleased to announce our annual Holiday Caroling Event in front of Borough Hall on Saturday, December 7th, from 3:30-5:30pm. The event will feature Caroling, Hot Cocoa and Cookies as well as a few ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield High School (S.P.H.S.) Marching Band placed fourth out of twenty-two marching bands in the Atlantic Coast Championships (A.C.C.) Division 2-A on Nov. 2 in Harrisburg, P.A.  East Coast marching bands traveled from as far away as Virginia and upstate New York ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ - Girl Scout Senior Gianna Glover from Troop 65305 earned her Girl Scout Gold Award. The Girl Scout Gold Award is the most prestigious award that Girl Scout Seniors and Ambassadors can earn. Fulfilling the requirements for the Gold Award starts with completing two Journeys, one ...

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NEW JERSEY – Turkey or ham? Perhaps a turducken?    Whichever traditional centerpiece you go with this Thanksgiving, there’s a chance it wasn’t served during the first holiday dinner in 1621. Historians believe the Plymouth Pilgrims and Wampanoag tribe shared lobster, rabbit, nuts, carrots, ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – The borough held its Diwali celebration Saturday, inviting members of the community to learn all about the Hindu festival of lights. The event was hosted by the South Plainfield Public Library and took at the South Plainfield Senior Center. “Our goal is to make Diwali more ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - South Plainfield will come together for South Plainfield Community Day on Sat., Nov. 9 from 11:30a.m. to 3p.m., to celebrate the community they love.  The event, organized by the South Plainfield Celebrations Committee, will kick off at 11:30a.m. at the Monument Park Helicopter ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD - The South Plainfield High School (S.P.H.S.) Fall Varsity Cheerleaders won 2nd Place in the Greater Middlesex Conference (GMC) for their performance in the “Game Day” competition on Oct. 27 at Woodbridge High School.  South Plainfield was up against ten teams competing to be GMC ...

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SOUTH PLAINFIELD, NJ – Over the past five years, Kevin Bulla of South Plainfield has been adorning the outside of his Revere Road home for Halloween with scary, spooky things that go creep in the night. The display, which takes weeks to set up, features homemade and store bought decorations along ...

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