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Springfield Calendar for Week of January 29: Expanded Recycling Saturday & NJPAC’s Books on the Move Sunday

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Saturday, Springfield Township offers expanded recycling at the Municipal Pool from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m.  Drop-off for electronics (monitors, TVs, computers, cell phones), metals (appliances, grills, stoves, fencing), and vegetative Yard Waste (leaves, grass, branches). The DPW will assist residents place the items in dumpsters and proof of Springfield residency/ID is required.  No commercial enterprises are allowed.

On Sunday at the Springfield Free Public Library, join NJPAC Teaching Artist Wincey Terry in a reading of Firebird by Misty Copeland.  She made history as the first African-American Principal Dancer with the American Ballet Theatre. 

Young listeners will role-play parts of the book, recite affirmations and participate in an arts and crafts activity. Refreshments will be served. 25 families will receive a free copy of the book.  Register on the Library’s website.

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Please look at the calendar for other events.

Monday – January 29

4:00 p.m. Coed Varsity Bowling vs. Abraham Clark HS at Jersey Lanes

4:00 p.m. Swimming vs. Union Catholic HS at Woodbridge Developmental Learning Center-MUJC

8:30 p.m. Hockey vs. The Frisch School at Warinanco Ice Rink

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

1:00 p.m. Lunchtime Film Series – The Red Turtle, Rated PG

6:30 p.m. Canasta

7:00 p.m. Scrabble

Senior Citizens Club

12:30 p.m. Bingo

Tuesday – January 30

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

4:00 p.m. Girls Basketball at Linden High School

4:45 p.m. Coed Varsity Swimming vs. South Plainfield HS at Woodbridge Developmental Learning Center-MUJC

5:30 p.m. Boys Basketball vs. A.L. Johnson HS (HOME)

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

1:30 p.m. Maj Jongg Club

Senior Citizens Club

11:30 a.m. Card Group

Wednesday – January 31

4:00 p.m. Bowling at Jersey Lanes

Springfield Free Public Library Program:

4:00 p.m. Zumba for Kids

4:00 p.m. Wii Games

4:00 p.m. Origami

4:00 p.m. Math Help

6:00 p.m. Bridge Club

6:45 p.m. Maj Jongg Club

Senior Citizens Club

11:00 a.m. Forever Fit with Betsy, wear sneakers

Thursday – February 1

4:00 p.m. Coed Indoor Track vs. David Brearley (HOME)

4:00 p.m. Swimming vs. A.L. Johnson HS at Rahway YMCA

4:00 p.m. Boys Basketball at Oratory Prep

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10:30 a.m. Mother Goose Group

7:00 p.m. Chess

7:00 p.m. Really Good Book Discussion - Commonwealth, a novel by Ann Patchett

7:00 p.m.  Campfire Stories

Senior Citizens Club

Friday – February 2

JDHS Boys Tennis & Golf Pre-season Meetings are Immediately after School

Boys Tennis in room G1

Golf in room G3

9:10 p.m. Hockey vs. Oratory Prep at Warinanco Ice Rink

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

11:00 a.m. Storytime Yoga

4:00 p.m. Martial Arts 4 Kids

Senior Citizens Club

11:00 a.m. Shape Up with Betsy, wear sneakers

1:00 p.m. Cards

Saturday – February 3

7:00 a.m. Expanded Recycling at the Community Pool

11:30 a.m. Girls Basketball vs. Hillside HS (HOME)

2:00 p.m. Boys Basketball at Eagle Academy

6:30 p.m. Hockey vs. Edison at Proskate South Brunswick

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

Lego Day

10:30 a.m. Mother Goose Group

Senior Citizens Club

Sunday – February 4

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

2:00 p.m. NJPAC’s Books on the Move:  Firebird

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