This Week in the Township of Springfield, NJ

Credits: Chip Dickson

SPRINGFIELD, NJ – This week’s activities include the beginning of high school baseball and softball season on Saturday, a presentation Monday at the Springfield Free Public Library “Treatments for Joint Pain” rescheduled from March 15 due to weather, a Township Committee meeting, a Planning Board meeting, expanded recycling Saturday at the Community Pool, many scrimmages, and many other activities at the library.

Monday – March 27

4:00 p.m.  Softball Scrimmage vs Linden HS (HOME)

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Springfield Free Public Library

1:00 p.m.  Lunchtime Film Series – “Still Alice” – PG-13

6:30 p.m.  Treatments for Joint Pain - Adult Programs

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

7:00 p.m.  Drop-in Tech Help 

Tuesday – March 28

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

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

4:00 p.m.  Tennis Scrimmage at McNair Academy – Lincoln Park

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

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 29

4:00 p.m. Softball Scrimmage vs Rahway HS (HOME)

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 30

4:00 p.m. Baseball Scrimmage at New Providence HS

4:00 p.m. Track Scrimmage at Millburn HS

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

6:30 p.m.   Indian Cooking Demo - Adult

7:00 p.m.   Campfire Stories - Teens

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

Friday – March 31

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

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

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

Saturday – April 1

7:00 a.m.  Expanded Recycling at Community Pool 44 Morrison Rd

10:00 a.m. Softball vs Roselle Park HS (HOME)

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

Springfield Free Public Library Programs - None

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

Sunday – April 2

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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