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Springfield's Calendar for Week of August 21 includes Great American Eclipse and a Luau Party

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Great American Eclipse Credits: https://eclipse2017.nasa.gov/downloadables
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Luau Party Credits: springfield-nj.us
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TSA Pre✓® Mobile Enrollment Bus Credits: Keller Williams Midtown Direct Realty
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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – On Monday, Springfield residents can view the total solar eclipse at the Community Pool.  Glasses for viewing the eclipse can be picked up at Town Hall between 1 p.m. and 4:00 p.m. with a limit of one pair per family.  Special speakers will be at the event.  They are Dr. Liesl Jones, Dean of STEM at Union County College, and Alison Gillen, a Science Teacher at Gaudineer School.

On Sunday August 29, the Community Pool will host its end of summer Luau Party.  Luau sand art starts at 11:30 a.m. with many other activities following through 4:00 p.m.

Please look at the calendar for other events.

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Monday- August 21

1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Great American Eclipse Viewing at the Community Pool

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

1:00 p.m.  Drop-in Craft

4: 00 p.m. Crafty Mondays

6: 30 p.m. Canasta Class

7: 00 p.m. Scrabble

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

Senior Citizens Club

12: 30 p.m. Bingo

Community Pool is open 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

1:00 to 4:00 p.m. Great American Eclipse Viewing at the Community Pool

1 p.m. Water Aerobics in Center of the Pool

Tuesday- August 22

12:00 p.m.   Rotary Club Meeting

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

2:00 p.m. Maj Jongg Class

Senior Citizens Club

11: 30 a.m. Card Group

Community Pool is open 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

1 p.m. Water Aerobics in Center of the Pool

Wednesday- August 23

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (noon hour break) TSA Pre✓® Mobile Enrollment at 223 Mountain Ave.

7:00 p.m. Library Board at 66 Mountain Ave.

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10:30 a.m. Mother Goose Group

4:45 p.m. Origami Club

6:30 p.m. Indian Cooking Demo:  Paneer Chilla

From website - Looking for something different to feed your kids for breakfast when they go back to school this fall? Charu Jhalani returns to the Springfield Free Public Library at 6:30 PM on Wednesday, August 23, to demonstrate how to prepare paneer chilla, a pancake made with green split lentils, garlic, ginger and chilies that is then stuffed with crumbled paneer cheese.

Attendees will be given the opportunity to sample the dish at the conclusion of the demonstration and are asked to be mindful of any food allergies or sensitivities that they might have before consuming any of the food offered.

Senior Citizens Club

Bus Trip to Yo Addiction (sign up on bulletin board)

  • Bus Leaves at 1:00 p.m.
  • Bus Returns at 3:00 p.m.

Community Pool is open 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

1:00 p.m. Water Aerobics in Center of the Pool

2:30 p.m. Adult Bingo

Thursday- August 24

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (noon hour break) TSA Pre✓® Mobile Enrollment at 223 Mountain Ave.

6:30 p.m. Springfield Summer Thursday Night Concert featuring Vanessa Peres

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

1: 00 p.m. Summer International Film Festival – Lion, PG-13

6: 45 p.m. Summer International Film Festival – Lion, PG-13

7:00 p.m.  Campfire Stories

7:00 p.m.  Chess

Senior Citizens Club

Club Birthday Bash

12:00 p.m. Magician Mark Zacharia ($5 by 8/18)

Community Pool is open 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

1:00 p.m. Water Aerobics in Center of the Pool

Friday- August 25

9 a.m. to 5 p.m. (noon hour break) TSA Pre✓® Mobile Enrollment at 223 Mountain Ave.

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10:30 a.m. Mother Goose Group

4:00 p.m. Crafty Fridays

Senior Citizens Club

11: 30 a.m.  Define & Sculpt with Betsy (wear sneakers)

1: 00 p.m. Cards

Community Pool is open 12 p.m. to 8 p.m.

1:00 pm. Water Aerobics in Center of the Pool

Saturday- August 26

Community Pool is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

1:00 p.m. Arts & Crafts

2:30 p.m. Adult Bingo

Sunday- August 27

Springfield Free Public Library is closed Sundays until October 1

Community Pool is open 11 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Luau Party from 12 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.

11:30 a.m. Luau Sand Art

1:00 p.m. Backing for Kids (Beach Pudding Cup)

2:30 pm.m Adult Bingo

3:00 p.m. Luau Temporary Tatoos

3:30 p.m. Limbo

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