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Springfield Calendar for Week of April 16: Board of Education Meeting & Great American Short Stories


SPRINGFIELD, NJ – The Springfield Board of Education will have its first meeting in about month on Monday.  

The library introduces a new program Friday, Great American Short Stories.  From the website:  The library will offer three free, non-credit classes on the American short story that will provide participating adults with the opportunity to explore 20th century works in a relaxed and casual setting where discussion is encouraged and no grades are awarded.

The readings will be enhanced by in-class handouts and the screening of excerpts from documentary films. The classes will be held from 1:30 to 3:00 p.m. Two weeks before each session, copies of the stories to be discussed will be available at the library at no charge to registered class participants.

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This week’s readings are "Paul’s Case" and "A Wagner Matinee" by Willa Cather.

Please look at the calendar for other events.

Monday – April 16

7:00 p.m. Environmental Commission at Chisholm Community Center

7:30 p.m. Board of Education Meeting at JDHS

3:30 p.m. Golf vs. Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS at Baltusrol

4:00 p.m. Baseball vs. David Brearley HS (HOME)

4:00 p.m. Tennis at Union Catholic

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

4:00 p.m. Crafty Mondays

6:15 p.m. Canasta

7:00 p.m. Scrabble

7:00 p.m. Drop-in Tech Help

Senior Citizens Club

12:30 p.m. Bingo

Tuesday – April 17

8:30 a.m. Business Improvement District at Fire Department

12:00 p.m. Rotary Club Meeting – Lunch at McLynn’s

6:30 p.m. Board of Adjustment Meeting at Town Hall

7:30 p.m. Flood Mitigation Committee at Chisholm

3:15 p.m. Golf vs. Summit HS at Canoe Brook Country Club

4:00 p.m. Baseball at Abraham Clark HS

4:00 p.m. Softball at Elizabeth HS

4:00 p.m. Coed Track at Union HS

4:00 p.m. JV Lacrosse vs. Wardlaw Hartridge at FMG

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10:30 a.m. Mother Goose Group

1:30 p.m. Maj Jongg Club

4:00 p.m. Bingo for Kids

Senior Citizens Club

10:00 a.m. Stretch & Meditation with Betsy, wear sneakers

11:30 a.m. Card Group

Wednesday – April 18

6:30 p.m. Board of Health Meeting at Fire Department

3:15 p.m. Golf vs. Elizabeth HS at Galloping Hill

Springfield Free Public Library Program:

10:30 a.m. Mother Goose Group

4:00 p.m. Wii Games

4:00 p.m. Math Help

6:00 p.m. Bridge Club

6:45 p.m. Maj Jongg Club

7:00 p.m. Poetry in Motion

Senior Citizens Club

Thursday – April 19

7:00 p.m. Library Board of Trustees Meeting at Library

3:15 p.m. Golf vs. Madison HS at Morris County Golf Club

4:00 p.m. Tennis at A.L. Johnson HS

4:00 p.m. Baseball vs. Linden (HOME)

4:00 p.m. Softball vs. West Orange HS (HOME)

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10:00 a.m. Great Books Discussion, The City of God by Saint Augustine

10:30 a.m. Mommy & Me

1:00 p.m. International Film – Frantz, PG-13

3:00 p.m. Felt Animals

4:00 p.m. Bingo for kids

4:00 p.m. Page Flippers

5:30 p.m.  Campfire Stories

7:00 p.m. International Film – Frantz, PG-13

7:00 p.m. Adult Chess

Senior Citizens Club

Bus Trip to Harrah’s Atlantic City

  • Leave at 9:00 a.m.
  • Returns at 7:00 p.m.

Friday – April 13

4:00 p.m. Softball at Bloomfield HS

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

11:00 a.m. Storytime Yoga

12:30 p.m. Chair Yoga

1:30 p.m. Great American Short Stories

4:00 p.m. ZumbaKids

Senior Citizens Club

11:00 a.m. Walk Talk Tone with Betsy, wear sneakers and outdoor clothing

1:00 p.m. Cards

Saturday – April 14

9:00 a.m. Coed Track – Blue Devil Classic in Westfield

11:00 a.m. Baseball vs. Barringer HS (HOME)

10:00 a.m. Softball vs. Bayonne HS (HOME)

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

Lego Day

10:30 a.m. Mother Goose Group

Senior Citizens Club

Sunday – April 15

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