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This Week in Springfield Township: May 1-7

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Credits: Chip Dickson
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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – This week features many Union County Conference Tournaments.  The golf teams play Monday at Galloping Hills Training Center and the Bulldogs are hoping to win the tournament for the second year on a row.  The Dayton softball and baseball teams play at least one more game in their tournaments.  The library is having a fundraiser “Friends Spring Sale” featuring books for children and young adults and fashion accessories.  It runs Wednesday through Saturday.  The Township has a Township Committee meeting moved up to this week and is offering expanded recycling and shredding at the Community Pool on Saturday.  There is lots more going on at the schools, in town and at the library.

Monday – May 1

School Athletic Events

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3:15 p.m.  Union County Golf Tournament at Galloping Hill

4:00 p.m.  Baseball at Westfield – First Round of UCT

4:00 p.m.  JV Baseball vs David Brearley (HOME)

4:00 p.m.  Softball vs. Oak Knoll (HOME)

4:00 p.m.  Middle School Softball at Elizabeth

Springfield Free Public Library

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

Tuesday – May 2

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

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

School Athletic Events

3:15 p.m.  Golf vs. New Providence at Galloping Hill

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

4:00 p.m.  Middle School Softball vs. Scotch Plains-Fanwood (HOME)

4:00 p.m.  Tennis at A.L. Johnson HS

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

4:00 p.m.  JV Baseball vs Plainfield HS (HOME)

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

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

Wednesday – May 3

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

School Athletic Events

Baseball UCT Quarterfinals

3:15 p.m.  Golf vs. Governor Livingston at Ashbrook Golf Club

4:00 p.m.  Softball at A.L. Johnson HS – Quarterfinal Game UCT

4:00 p.m.  Tennis vs. Union HS (HOME)

4:00 p.m. Middle School Baseball vs. Westfield (HOME)

4:00 p.m. Middle School Softball at Westfield

4:00 p.m.  JV Lacrosse at Scotch Plains HS

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

Noon to 8:30 p.m. Friends Spring Sale – Children’s & Young Adult Books and Fashion Accessories

4:00 p.m.  Math Help - Kids

4:00 p.m.  Wii Games - Kids

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

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

Thursday – May 4

School Athletic Events

3:15 p.m.  Golf vs. Cranford HS at Ashbrook Golf Club

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

4:00 p.m.  Tennis vs. Elizabeth HS (HOME)

4:00 p.m.  Track UCT Relays at Westfield

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

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10 to 4 p.m. Friends Spring Sale – Children’s & Young Adult Books and Fashion Accessories

7:00 p.m.  Really Good Book Discussion – Goodbye Columbus & 5 Short Stories by Phillip Roth

7:00 p.m.  Campfire Stories - Teens

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

Friday – May 5

School Athletic Events

Baseball & Softball UCT Semifinals

4:00 p.m.  Track UCT Relays at Westfield

4:00 p.m.  Softball at West Orange HS

4:00 p.m. Middle School Baseball vs. Plainfield (HOME)

4:00 p.m. Middle School Softball at Plainfield

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10 to 4 p.m. Friends Spring Sale – Children’s & Young Adult Books and Fashion Accessories

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

Saturday – May 6

7-11 a.m.  Expanded Recycling @ Community Pool - 44 Morrison Rd.

9 a.m. – 2 p.m. Paper Shredding @ Community Pool - 44 Morrison Rd.

School Athletic Events

Track – Paul Beck Memorial Relays at Millburn

Baseball – Union County Tournament First Round

Softball – Union County Tournament First Round

2:00 p.m.  JV Lacrosse vs. A. L. Johnson HS @ Florence M. Gaudineer Middle School

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10 to 4 p.m. Friends Spring Sale – Children’s & Young Adult Books and Fashion Accessories

Sunday – May 7

School Athletic Events

TBA.  Baseball vs. New Providence HS at Somerset Patriots Ballpark

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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