This Week in the Township of Springfield, NJ

Credits: Ellen Dickson

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – This week’s activities include the NJSIAA North 2 Group 1 Sectional Round 1 games on Tuesday for the boys and girls varsity basketball teams at Jonathan Dayton High School, expanded recycling on Saturday, a Board of Education meeting, a Township Committee meeting, a Planning Board meeting, the reopening of the Springfield Free Public Library on Sundays, the beginning of spring sports, and many other activities at the library.

Monday – February 27

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

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Springfield Free Public Library

1:00 p.m.  Lunchtime Film Series – “Far From the Madding Crowd” – PG-13

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

6:30 p.m.  Canasta - Adult Programs, Canasta

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

7:00 p.m.  Drop-in Tech Help 

Tuesday – February 28

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

5:00 p.m.   Girls Varsity Basketball vs. North Arlington (HOME) North 2 Group 1 Sectional

7:00 p.m.  Township Committee Meeting in Kenneth Faigenbaum Room of Municipal Building

7:00 p.m.   Boys Varsity Basketball vs. Secaucus HS (HOME) North 2 Group 1 Sectional

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

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

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

Wednesday – March 1

3:00 p.m.  Track – Parents meeting held in JDHS cafeteria

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

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

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 – March 2

TBD – Second Round of NJSIAA North 2, Group 1 Games played – Must win in Round 1

If boys win, they play winner of three seed Hoboken and 14 seed American History

If girls win, they play winner of six seed Newark Academy and 11 seed Roselle Park

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

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

7:00 p.m.   Campfire Stories - Teens

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

7:00 p.m.   Really Good Book Discussion MajorPettigrew’s Last Stand by Helen Simonson

Friday – March 3


3:00 p.m. First day of Boys Tennis Practice

3:00 p.m. First day of Track Practice

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

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

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

Saturday – March 4

7 a.m. to 11 a.m. Expanded Recycling Springfield Community Pool, 44 Morrison Rd.

Drop-off for Electronics (monitors, TVs, computers, cell phones), Metals (appliances, grills, stoves, fencing), and Vegetative Yard Waste (leaves, grass, branches) DPW will assist residents place the items in dumpsters Proof of Springfield residency/ID required No commercial enterprises allowed

Springfield Free Public Library Programs - None

2:00 p.m.  Art for Kids – Crafts, Kids

Sunday – March 5

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

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


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