Arts & Entertainment

This Week in Springfield Township: July 17 to 23

Credits: Chip Dickson

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – This week includes the rescheduling of the second Springfield Summer Thursday Night Concert and the band is 94 Proof.  Their website says “We are a rock and roll cover band from Northern New Jersey.  We play a wide variety of songs you’ll recognize, and some you may not.  But we know you’ll enjoy them all.” 

On Monday at 6 p.m., there will be a joint meeting of the Township Committee and Board of Education at Jonathan Dayton High School.  The Township Committee will have its regular meeting at 7 p.m. at the Town Hall.  Other meetings currently on the schedule are the Environmental Commission on Monday, the Board of Adjustment on Tuesday and the Library Board of Trustees on Thursday. 

The Springfield Free Public Library offers a full slate of activities including Mike Rose the Magic Guy! on Monday, the Lunchtime Film Series Monday features La La Land!, the Summer International Film Festival showings continue on Thursday, and on Wednesday there is a special for seniors on avoiding investment fraud.

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Monday – July 17

11:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m.  Springfield’s Farmers’ Market by Springfield Free Public Library

6:00 -7:00 p.m.  Township Committee & Board of Education Meeting at 139 Mountain Ave.

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

7:00 p.m.  Environmental Commission Meeting at 100 S. Springfield Ave.

7:30 p.m.  Board of Education Regular Meeting at 139 Mountain Ave.

Springfield Free Public Library

1:00 p.m.  Lunchtime Film Series – La La Land, Rated PG-13

4:45 p.m.  Crafty Mondays – Crafts, Kids

7:00 p.m.  Canasta Class - Adults

7:00 p.m.  Scrabble - Adults

7:00 p.m.  Drop –in Tech Help - Adult Programs, Scrabble

7:00 p.m.  Mike Rose the Magic Guy! – from Library’s website: Mike’s new show, “Magician at Work!” is created specifically for libraries and is designed to perfectly complement the 2017 Summer Reading Club theme “Build a Better World.” The show consists of impossible magic tricks and off the wall comedy all themed around construction, building and architecture. And the show features lots of audience participation, too (Many children will become part of the show!). Additionally, throughout the show Mike Rose will be referencing various children’s books and promoting library use in a fun and entertaining manner. Don’t miss it!

Tuesday – July 18

  8:30 a.m.  Business Improvement District Meeting at 200 Mountain Ave.  

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

  6:30 p.m.  Board of Adjustment Meeting at 100 Mountain Ave.

Springfield Free Public Library

10:00 a.m.  Crazy 8s – Math Fun!

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

  2:00 p.m.  Mah Jongg Club - Adult Programs, Mah Jongg

Wednesday – July 19

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10:30 a.m. Space Visitors -  Kids ages 5 to 8 explore their drawing creativity through an imagination game that explores a planet using the parts of the head and face.

12:30 p.m. Avoiding Investment Fraud for Seniors – From the website:  A representative from the New Jersey Bureau of Securities will present “Avoiding Investment Fraud for Seniors,” at 12:30 PM on July 19.

  4:45 p.m.  Oragami Club – All Ages

  6:45 p.m.  Mah Jongg Club - Adult Programs, Mah Jongg

  6:45 p.m.  Bridge Club - Adult Programs, Bridge Club

  7:00 p.m.  Mango Tango – Learn to make the cool drink Mango Lassi

  7:00 p.m.  Just Add Milk! – Food Program

Thursday – July 20

 6:30 p.m.  Springfield Summer Thursday Night Concert in front of Town Hall featuring 94 Proof

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

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10:00 a.m.  Great Books Discussion GroupR.U.R. by Karel Capek

11:00 a.m.  Storycraft

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

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

  7:00 p.m.  Campfire Stories - Teens

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

Friday – July 21

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

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

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

Saturday – July 22

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

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

Sunday – July 23

Springfield Free Public Library - Closed Sundays until October 1

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