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This Week in Township of Springfield, NJ: April 24-30

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SPRINGFIELD, NJ – Some of the activities to highlight this week are two on Monday.  They are Springfield Rotary Club hosting its annual “Taste of the Towns” and the Board of Ed meeting will review next year’s budget.  On Wednesday, the library hosts the annual “Holocaust Remembrance”.   Finally, the Union County Tournaments for baseball and softball begin Saturday.  There is a full slate of school athletic events, several other community meetings and many other activities at the library.

This is the last week the art of Amy Charmatz is on display at the Donald Palmer Museum in the Springfield Free Public Library.  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 24

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6:00 p.m. Springfield Rotary’s ‘Taste of the Towns” Hilton Garden Inn

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

  • Public Hearing (2017-2018 Proposed Budget)

School Athletic Events

3:15 p.m.  Golf vs. Abraham L. Clark HS at Baltusrol Golf Club

4:00 p.m.  Baseball at Rahway HS

4:00 p.m.  JV Baseball at Rahway HS

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

4:00 p.m.  Tennis at Union HS

Springfield Free Public Library

1:00 p.m.  Lunchtime Film Series – “Guardians of the Galaxy” – PG-13

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

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

Tuesday – April 25

8:30 a.m.  Business Improvement Meeting at Springfield Fire Department 200 Mountain Ave

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

School Athletic Events

3:15 p.m.  Golf vs. Madison HS at Ashbrook

4:00 p.m.  Softball at Roselle Park HS

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

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 – April 26

7:30 p.m Sisterhood of Temple Sha'arey Shalom 6th Annual Vendor Boutique

School Athletic Events

3:15 p.m. Golf vs. Hillside HS at Galloping Hill

4:00 p.m. Track at New Providence HS

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

4:00 p.m. Middle School Softball vs. Roselle Park HS (HOME)

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

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

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 – April 27

8:30 a.m.  Chamber of Commerce Meeting 200 Mountain Ave       

12:00 p.m. Annual Holocaust Remembrance 66 Mountain Ave

7:00 p.m.  Rent Leveling Meeting 100 Mountain Ave

School Athletic Events

4:00 p.m. Baseball at Roselle Catholic HS

Springfield Free Public Library Programs

10:00 a.m. Memoir Group – Facilitated by Zella R.P. Geltman

3:00 p.m.   Teen Cafe - Teens

4:00 p.m.   Poetry without Paper - Adult

7:00 p.m.   Campfire Stories - Teens

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

Friday – April 28

10:00 a.m.  Arbor Day Celebration Veterans Memorial Park

School Athletic Events

4:00 p.m. Tennis at Oratory Prep HS – Kent Place Courts

4:00 p.m. Middle School Baseball at Orange Ave. Middle School

4:00 p.m. Middle School Softball vs. Orange Ave. MS (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 29

School Athletic Events

Track – Paul Beck Memorial Relays at Millburn

Baseball – Union County Tournament First Round

Softball – Union County Tournament First Round

Springfield Free Public Library Programs - None

Sunday – April 30

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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