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This Week in Springfield, NJ

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Amy Charmartz Painting on Springfield Free Public Library website Credits: www.springfieldpubliclibrary.com
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Credits: Chip Dickson
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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – This is an active week before spring break next week.  Activities include the annual Spring Fest & Egg Hunt on Saturday, a Board of Education meeting, a Township Committee meeting, a Planning Board meeting, a full slate of Dayton athletic events home and away, the Springfield Library Friends Spring Membership meeting, and many other activities at the library.

Also, the art of Amy Charmatz is on display at the Donald Palmer Museum in the Springfield Free Public Library from April 2 through April 30,.  Ms. Charmatz is “…a self-taught artist with disabilities who believes very strongly in the positive impact art has on physical and mental health.”

Monday – April 3

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4:00 p.m.  Baseball at David Brearley HS

4:00 p.m.  Softball at Benedictine Academy

TBA.        Golf vs. Bergenfield HS (HOME)

7:30 p.m.  Board of Education Meeting in Jonathan Dayton High School IMC, First Floor

Springfield Free Public Library

4:00 p.m. Crafty Monday – Crafts, Kids

7:00 p.m.  Scrabble - Adult Programs, Scrabble

Tuesday – April 4

12:00 p.m. Rotary Club Meeting McLynn’s 250 Morris Ave

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

4:00 p.m.  Baseball vs. Roselle Catholic HS (HOME)

4:00 p.m.  Tennis vs. Oratory Prep (HOME)

7:00 p.m.  Township Committee Meeting 100 Mountain Ave

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

Wednesday – April 5

TBA        Golf at Union Catholic Regional HS

4:00 p.m. Track vs. Kent Place School (HOME)

7:00 p.m. Planning Board Meeting 100 Mountain Ave

7:00 p.m. Friends Membership Meeting @ Library

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

4:00 p.m.  Math Help - Kids

4:00 p.m.  Wii Games - Kids

Thursday – April 6

4:00 p.m. Baseball vs. Roselle Park HS (HOME)

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

4:00 p.m. Tennis at Elizabeth HS

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10:30 a.m. Mother Goose Group - Mother Goose, Kids

4:00 p.m.   Poetry Without Paper - Youth Programs

7:00 p.m.   Really Good Book Discussion – The Art of Fielding by Chad Harbach

7:00 p.m.   Campfire Stories - Teens

7:00 p.m.   Chess - Adult Programs, Adult Chess

Friday – April 7

4:00 p.m.  Baseball at Rahway HS (Veteran’s Stadium)

4:00 p.m.  Tennis vs. Union HS (HOME)

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

12:30 p.m.  Chair Yoga - Adults, Chair Yoga

4:00 p.m.  Crafty Friday – Crafts, Kids

Saturday – April 8

10:00 a.m. Softball vs Scotch Plains-Fanwood HS (HOME)

1:00 p.m.  Spring Fest & Egg Hunt at Chisholm Park

1:00 p.m.  Baseball vs David Brearley HS (HOME)

TBA         Track – Dodgertown Relays at Madison HS

Springfield Free Public Library Programs - None

10:30 a.m.  Mother Goose Group - Mother Goose, Kids

Sunday – April 9

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

As of March 5, the library reopened from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.  It will remain open on Sundays through May 28.  Sunday hours will resume again October 1 and continue through December 17.

 

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17 Kent Place Boulevard, Summit

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The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills

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The Cora Hartshorn Arboretum and Bird Sanctuary, Short Hills

"Pre-summer" Camp at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum ...

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