Arts & Entertainment

Springfield Calendar for Week of June 11: Commemoration of Battle of Springfield & Townwide Garage Sale

Credits: Township of Springfield
Credits: Township of Springfield

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Springfield will hold its first townwide garage sale the weekend of June 16 & 17.  Sale hours are 9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.  receive awards and scholarships. 

The sale is being done prior to the quarterly bulk garage pickups on June 20-21.  Registration is not required and there are no permit fees.  Participating households are encouraged to visit to fill out the registration form.  This will the creation of a map with the most complete listing of garage sale locations.

On Thursday June 14 at 7:00 a.m. there will be a “Commemoration of the Battle of Springfield”.

Sign Up for E-News

From the website of the Springfield Free Public Library:  The Church and Cannon Chapter of the National Society, Daughters of the American Revolution invites you to join them for the commemoration observing the 248th anniversary of the Battle of Springfield on June 14, 2018.

The Commemoration Ceremony and wreath laying will take place at 7:00 PM at the DAR Cemetery, located at 39 Mountain Avenue (across the street from the municipal parking lot.)

Immediately following the wreath laying, the gathering will move across the street to the Donald B. Palmer Museum of the Springfield Free Public Library (66 Mountain Avenue) for a special presentation about the Battle of Springfield, Connecticut Farms & Elizabeth (June 6 to June 23, 1780), by John Kieser and David Siegfried.

In the event of rain, the ceremony will begin at 7:00 p.m in the Palmer Museum.

Please look at the calendar for other events.

Monday – June 11

7:00 p.m. Township Committee Working Session at Town Hall

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

4:00 p.m. Crafty Mondays

6:15 p.m. Canasta

7:00 p.m. Scrabble

Senior Citizens Club

12:30 p.m. Bingo

Tuesday – June 12

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

7:00 p.m. Township Committee Meeting at Town Hall

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10:30 a.m. Mommy & Me

1:00 p.m. Next Chapter Book Club

1:30 p.m. Maj Jongg Club

4:00 p.m. Bingo

Senior Citizens Club

11:30 a.m. Card Group

Wednesday – June 13

6:30 p.m. Board of Health at Firehouse

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

Senior Citizens Club

Bus Trip to 9/11 Memorial & Museum

-         Depart 9:30 a.m.

-         Return 4:00 p.m.

Thursday – June 14, Flag Day

7:00 p.m. Senior Class Awards at Jonathan Dayton High School

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10:30 a.m. Memoir Group

3:00 p.m. Felt Animals

5:30 p.m.  Campfire Stories

7:00 p.m. Really Good Book Discussion, The Wright Brothers by David McCullough

7:00 p.m. Battle of Springfield Commemoration Ceremony

7:00 p.m. Adult Chess

Senior Citizens Club

8:00 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. Blood Screening Analysis

Friday – June 15

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10:30 a.m. Story Yoga

12:30 p.m. Chair Yoga

4:00 p.m. Kids Zumba

Senior Citizens Club

10:00 a.m. Father’s Day Breakfast

11:00 a.m. Zoom-Ba with Betsy, wear sneakers

1:00 p.m. Cards

Saturday – June 16

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.   Townwide Garage Sale

12:00 p.m. 2018 Family PRIDE CommUNITY Picnic at Rahway River Park

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

Lego Day

10:30 a.m. Mother Goose Group

Senior Citizens Club

Sunday – June 17, Father’s Day

9:00 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.  Townwide Garage Sale

Springfield Free Public Library Programs is Springfield’s free daily news source. Sign up for our daily eNews and follow us on Facebook and Twitter @TAPSpringfield.

Download the TAPinto App!  Click here for Android.  Click here for iOS.

TAP Into Another Town's News:

Sign Up for E-News


Westfield High School Sophomore Dies; Counselors on Hand at School

June 19, 2018

WESTFIELD, NJ — Carthoris “Carter” Uziel, a sophomore at Westfield High School, died Sunday night, according to Westfield Public Schools and a letter sent to parents by Principal Dr. Derrick Nelson.

“Words cannot convey the grief we feel in the Westfield Public Schools community over the death of Carthoris ‘Carter’ Uziel, a sophomore at Westfield High ...

Get Empowered to Help Prevent Suicide

June 9, 2018

Over the past week social media and the news have been filled with stories and articles encouraging people to seek help if they’re in emotional distress. There have been countless articles about the need to break the silence around the topic of mental health and suicide, and I am encouraged by the support people are extending to others.

Often, the death by suicide by prominent ...

Construction Update on Vauxhall Ave. Bridge, Chestnut St. Bridge and Morris Avenue Work

June 19, 2018

UNION, NJ – A CodeRed alert about road construction, the resulting congestion, and what can be expected, was sent to residents Tuesday morning.

The message said the work on these state roads is being performed by the New Jersey Department of Transportation.  The message outlined the following work scheduled for June and July:

The Vauxhall Bridge over Route 22.  Work ...

Union County’s Free Summer Arts Concert Series Launches this Friday, June 22

June 19, 2018

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra kicks off Union County’s 57th annual Summer Arts Festival series of free outdoor concerts sponsored by the Freeholder Board with an evening of Broadway favorites, beloved opera overtures and more on Friday June 22nd at 7:30 p.m. at Echo Lake Park in Mountainside.

Attendees are also invited to bring a mat or beach towel and join in a free Union County Get ...