Community Events

COMMUNITY RESOURCES

  • Facts about NJ Teen Driving
  • Hyacinth Meet & Greet
  • Play “A Raisin in the Sun”
  • Foodstock - non-perishable food donations
  • Movies in the Parks & Public Library
  • Restaurant Week 8.8.19 – 8.18.19
  • Job Fair: The Station at Grant Avenue
  • National Night Out - 8.6.19
  • 2019 Book Bag Drive


See information here: resources (13) July 2019.pdf




HOME BUYING WORKSHOP - Invitation to attend 
Wednesday, July 24 at 6:30 p.m. 
Home Buying Workshop

Home Buying Workshop 

For more inforamtion, please contact:
Annette Brent, Senior Program
Development Specialist
Office of Community Development
515 Watchung Avenue
Plainfield New Jersey 07060
(908) 226-2557 (direct)
(908) 226-4909 (fax)
Annette.Brent@plainfieldnj.gov




PLAINFIELD LIBRARY - Celebrate Apollo11-  Historic Moon Landing - "LIVE" Webcast Monday, July 15 at 4pm

Celebrate Apollo 11
"LIVE" Webcast
Celebrating Apollo 11 
50th Anniversary 

JULY 15 @ 4:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Plainfield Library
800 Park Ave. 

Contact: 908-7357-1111x129



duCRET SCHOOL OF ART SUMMER PROGRAMS

DuCret Teen Summer Programs


Kids & Teens Summer Art Camp
DuCret School of Art
1030 Central Avenue
Plainfield, NJ

9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. 

Contact: 
www.ducret.edu




DOWN PAYMENT ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 

Down Payment Assistant

Contact: Annette Brent
Senior Program Development Specialist

Office of Community Development

515 Watchung Avenue

Plainfield New Jersey 07060

(908) 226-2557 (direct)

(908) 226-4909 (fax)

Annette.Brent@plainfieldnj.gov




LIGHT UP THE NIGHT 2019 - Sponsored by the Union County Freeholder
 Board and the Union County Performing Arts Center - June 14 at 6pm

Light Up the Night eventGLAM UP TEENS!!!

Teen Pride Dance 
June 14 at 6PM

Few donated tickets by request.


Please contact:
Danni Newbury (She/Her/Hers)
Coordinator, Office of LGBTQ Affairs
Department of Economic Development

Office: 908-527-4742

Email: DNewbury@ucnj.org
Website: ucnj.org/lgbtq 


County of Union
Administrative Building
Office of LGBTQ Affairs, 2nd Floor
Department of Economic Development
10 Elizabethtown Plaza
Elizabeth, NJ 07207





 JUNETEENTH PARADE & CULTURAL CELEBRATION 2019

Juneteenth Parade & Cultural CelebrationJoin friends of the
New Jersey Legacy Foundation
Sunday, June 16, 2019
2pm

FREE EVENT
Kick Off at 2pm by Elizabeth City Hall
Parade Route:
Elizabeth Ave. to Front Street
Ending at the Marina

Contacts:
Kim Nesbitt Good 908-352-7078
Rev. George E. Britt 2301-320-3721
Yolanda Eady Perkins 908-220-6113


TEACHER & PUBLIC SAFETY APPRECIATION DAY 

Sponsored by Rev. Antoine Hart Teacher & Public Safety
May 26, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. 
at
duCret School of Art
1030 Central Avenue
Plainfield, NJ 


 



PLAINFIELD OFFICE OF COMMUNITY DEVELOPMENT - Resources
Plainfield Community Develoment
•  Grace Soup Kitchen feeding thru 4/29
•  Faith Leaders as Champions of Change - 5/7 & 5/21
•  3rd Annual Special Needs Color Walk/Run - 5/3
•  Queen City Proud Timeline Play - 5/4
•  Zeta Phi Beta Health & Wellness Fair - 6/1
•  Overlook Behavioral Health - 5/3
•  Iris House Uncensored Talk - 5/4
•  Community Action Month Calendar - May
•  Pillar College Information Sessions -                                                             4/30  & 5/1 -  (Spanish)
                                                                                                   •  Stone Square Lodge & Shining Star
                                                                                                        “Community Awareness Day” - 5/11
            •  32nd Annual Month of the Young Child – 4/30

resources 4.29.pdf resources (8)4.29.pdf                        

PLAINFIELD PHS CLASS OF 1979 40TH CLASS REUNION 


PHS Class of 1979 ReunionUpcoming events...

• May 10 Fundraiser Fish/Chicken Fry 
• May 24 Memorial Weekend Party
• August 10  NY Dinner Cruise


PHS Class of 1979 40th Class Reunion Upcoming Events
are open to the Public! 
Please Share with your Classmates
and your family & friends 

Contact: MartinpCoxCares@gmail.com




LGBTQ PLAINFIELD PRIDE EVENTS  JUNE 2019


plainfield Pride•  June 6 Flag Raising/Block Party

•  June 15 LGBTQ+ Come as You Are           PROM 
•  June 21 Movie "Jewels Catch One" 
•  June 22 Drag Queen Story Hour
    LGBTQ Celebration 2019.pdf



 CITY OF PLAINFIELD COMMUNITY EVENTS & RESOURCES

Queen City Proud
Overlook Hospital Behavioral Health
“Queen City Pride” Timeline Play
Drug Addiction & the Family
Mentoring program for young ladies
Continuing Medical Education
Easter Egg Hunts
Homebuyer Workshop

       resources 4.18.1.pdf
       resources (5)4.18.2.pdf












 PLAINFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY FREE CARD SIGNUP AT PLAINFIELD HIGH SCHOOL

Plainfield Public LibraryPublic Library Card is hosting a free card sign up at
Plainfield High School. Students must their have current ID. 
The library card will give students access to the 
Library's books and media collections
Databases and research materials
Online tutoring  through BrainFuse Get Help,
Rosetta Stone Language  Courses 
Lynda.com
50+ databases available. FREE!! Get your card!!









 BOYS & GIRLS CLUB - PLAINFIELD CLUBS' 2019 SUMMER CAMP INFORMATION
  
- see attached
Boys and Girls Club of Plainfield, Summer Programs & Teen Club
           
Boys & Girls Club of Plainfield 
           Summer Program & Teen Camp

 2019 Summer Camp Flyer (English).pdf
          2019 Summer Camp Flyer (Spanish).pdf
          The Club for middle school.pdf






 

FRONTIERS INTERNATIONAL  - Re-entry workshop- Saturday, April 13, 2019
Frontiers International
Frontiers International 
Plainfield Area Club
Presents Re-Entry A 2nd Chance Done Right
Panel of Experts
Saturday, April 13, 2019 at 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. 
At: Clinton School, 1302 W. 4th Street
Press release Re-Entry Panel 2019.pdf






 LIBERTY SCIENCE CENTER - FREE Community Evening  Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:30 pm - 9:00 pm

Liberty Science Center Free Community Evening                           Liberty Science Center
                          Community Evening
                          Residents of former Abbot Districts
                          Present Your ID for Free Admission
                          Wednesday, April 17, 2019 5:30 p.m. to 9:00 p.m. 
                          CE Flyer_April2019 (2).pdf





 PLAINFIELD LIBRARY - Events coming up, including:

West African Kora Harp                                        Plainfield Library Presents 
                                        West African Kora Harp
                                        A performance and educational demonstration
                                        Wednesday, April 17, 2019
                                       7:00 pm. to 8:30 p.m. 
                                       Ald Room

                                    041719Kora.pdf
                                   20190504-GetOrganized.pdf
                                   20190511-Grady.pdf






 CITY RESOURCES  - Resources available for all residents: 
City of Plainfield Community Resources

       City resources (3).pdf

       Family Success center resources (6).pdf
       Partner resources (10).pdf











 UNION COUNTY HUMAN RESOURCES COMMISSION - Free Forum on Transgender Individuals

What Parents Need To Know About Transgender Individuals
 A free informatio
nal presentation for parents and community members

 

What Parents need to know about transgender individualsParents, educators, and community members are invited
to attend a free educational presentation,
 "What Parents Need to Know about Transgender Individuals"
 6:30 p.m. on Tuesday, April 23 at
John H. Stamler Police Academy / Union County Vo-Tech Campus, 
1776 Raritan Road in Scotch Plains. 
The presenter, Dr. Paula C. Rodriguez Rust
Spectrum Diversity, LLC, is a renowned professional diversity educator and bullying prevention consultant serving schools, workplaces, and community and professional groups statewide.

 


PDF POSTER -- What Parents Need To Know About Transgender                 Individuals -- Tuesday April 23 -- JHS Police Academy.pdf

What parents need to know about transgender individualsENG.pdf

PMUA - Eric C. Watson Memorial Environmental Fair 2019         
PMUA Invites the Community to annual event at Library Park, Plainfield, NJ
September 7, 2019 at 10:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

                                                                                 2019_PMUA-Eng-Span flyer.pdf

PMUA Environmental Fair

FIRST UNITED PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH - Easter Egg Hunt, April 20, 2019  Invitation


An Easter Celebration - United Presbyterian Churc​                                                 First United Prebyterian Church
                          Easter Egg Hunt

                          April 20, 2019

                          10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. 
                          525 E. Front Street
                          Plainfield, NJ

                          EasterFlyer_ENG_UnitedPresbyterian.pdf
                          EastFlySpan.pdf

 



CITY OF PLAINFIELD  - Recreation Department Programs 

The City of Plainfield - Recreation   City of Plainfield Recreation     

Easter Egg Hunt 2019.pdf

Family Fishing Derby Spring 2019.pdf

First Tee Golf 2019.pdf

Skateboard lessons Madison Skatepark

Spring 2019.pdf


Summer Camp 2019.pdf




 PLAINFIELD HIGH SCHOOL ALUMNI ASSOCIATION ...Event coming up...


PHS Hall of Fame Class of 2019
                        Plainfield High School Alumni Association
                        24th Induction Luncheon

                        Saturday, June 22, 2019 @10:00 a.m.


                        For more information
                        please see  attached:


                           2019 Hall of Fame Inductees.jpg
                           Guardians of Tradition.jpg






 SENIOR CITIZENS ANNUAL SPRING FASHION SHOW - REQUESTING ARTISTS
Talent Wanted Models Wanted Friend of the Center Fundraiser    
The  Plainfield Senior Citizens Service Center is inviting students
and staff to parti
cipate in the Annual Spring Fashion Show that
will be held  May 30, 2019. 


This year’s theme  “Holidays in NYC”.  

Please see request for talent in the attached flyer
flyer-fashion%20show%202019.pdf



COMMUNITY ACCESS UNLIMITED - SUMMER PAID INTERNSHIPS
FOR PEOPLE WITH DISABILITIES


Community Access Unlimited- Community Access Unlimited -CAU Summer Paid Internships - Pre-Employment Transition Services.  There are still some positions available.  Apply quickly!

- School to Career Transition Services for Students with Disabilities -will
help students with disabilities bridge the gap from school to career.

For more information regarding these services, visit the website at www.caunj.org or please contact the Director of Employment Services
at 908-354-3040 x4646 or email at info@caung.org.  

Just a little about CAU:  CAU is people achieving independence.  Since 1979, they have helped people with disabilities housing, life skills, health maintenance, money management, employment, socialization, transportation and civic activities.  They also support opportunities for advocacy through training in assertiveness, decision-making and civil rights.  CAU currently serves more than 6,000 people
with disabilities and their families throughout New Jersey.


PMUA ESSAY/POSTER CONTEST - DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSIONS JUNE 5, 2019


PMUA Annual Essay/Poster Contest. It's Easy to be Green! How Can I go Green? Deadline Wednesday, June 5, 2019

  ANNUAL ESSAY/POSTER CONTEST

 Use your imagination to create a story, essay, poem, song, collage,
  poster, or video  that talks about
  ways to go green to protect the environment. 

  For more information call PMUA 
  908-226-2518 extension 247



  
Information in English/Spanish see flyer:
2019_PMUA-Eng-Span flyer.pdf

For more information call PMUA 
908-226-2518 extension 247




PLAINFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY NEW TUTORING PROGRAM AND SERVICES

 Kids Movie, Peter Rabbit, Date: Wednesday April 17, 2019, Place: Anne Luise Davis Room; Plainfield Library, www.plainfieldlibrary.info
PLAINFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY New Tutoring Program
and Programs for Career and Academic Support including Programs for GED and Citizenship and more..

News from Plainfield Library - update.pdf
Library Programs and Resources 3.27.19.pdf










 duCret ART TEACHERS BREAKFAST Invitation for April 6, 2019
duCret_Art Teacher Breakfast Flyer.pdf


 LESNIAK INSTITUTE - INVITATION TO CHELSEA CLINTON: A Conversation
and Book Signing April 4 
Chelsea Clinton-Flyer (1).pdf


COMMUNITY RESOURCE - Donna Morris, Office of Community Development 

 

  • Grace’s Soup Kitchen is serving hot meals this week
  • First-Time Homebuyer Workshop -3/28
  • Free afternoon lecture at DuCret School of Art -3/28
  • “The Healthy Women” natural approach to health -3/31
  • 32nd Annual Month of the Young Child -4/30

resources(6).pdf
resources (11).pdf


COMMUNITY RESOURCES - Provided by Donna Morris, Office of Community Development
Plainfield Service Providers Meeting Thursday, March 28th at 10:00am – 11:30am at Shiloh Baptist Church.
      • State of the City Address – 3/21
      • Social Services Networking Symposium – 3/23
      • Women in Construction recruitment event – 3/25
      • Food Service Training Academy 
      • TheHomelessPeriod – 3/23 & 3/24
      • HUD subsidized newly renovated property
      • Home-based Businesses Workshop – 3/28
      • Discounted loans for women-owned small businesses
resources (8).pdf
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COMMUNITY EVENTS COMING UP IN THE CITY OF PLAINFIELD - 3/15/19

resources (7).pdf 
resources (4).pdf
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D.A.R.E. Program a new vision

D.A.R.E. Overview.pdf
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YEPP PROGRAM  sponsored by United Way of Greater Union County - Contact: Jose Tobon and Elissa Santoro
All participants will obtain valuable skills through a weekly workshop, will receive tutoring based on a pre-test, and will be paid $10/hour for meaningful work experience, up to 10/hours weekly. We find worksites based on interest’s youth identify themselves. As a result of our program last year, 79% of our youth earned a degree or certificate.  

General Student YEPP Flyer.pdf
2018 YEPP BROCHURE.pdf
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YOUTH SYMPOSIUM - sponsored by the Delta Kappa Sigma Alumnae/Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc. 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Plainfield High School 

The Delta Kappa Sigma Alumnae Chapter of Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, Inc's 22nd Annual Youth Symposium in partnership with Mayor  Adrian O. Mapp and the City of Plainfield, in collaboration with the Tau Gamma Chapter, Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity, Inc., Sigma Beta Club, Iota Phi Theta Fraternity, Inc., and Anambra State Association of NJ will hold a Youth Symposium on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at Plainfield High School.  The event is free and targeting male and female, ages 13-18 and Parents/Guardians. Our offerings include S.T.E.A.M, Mentoring, Career Development and Financial Aid 101, Health and Wellness workshops, Career and Financial aid panel discussion, guest speaker, prizes, community service hours for students, food, and fun. 

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________NJPAC BOOKS ON THE MOVE - HONORING LATIN MUSICIAN "TITO PUENTE"

Join Artist Wincey Terry for a dramatic reading of Tito Puente, Mambo King, the inspiring true story of jazz great Tito Puente and his journey from Spanish Harlem to the GRAMMY Awards. This bilingual program allows young listeners to role-play parts of the book, participate in arts and crafts activities, and enjoy the drum rhythms and dance steps of the mambo and cha-cha.

Plainfield2 - Books on the move.pdf
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HISPANIC YOUTH SHOWCASE
 
Auditions on tape due April 2, 2019

2019 Application Hispanic Youth Showcase_.pdf
2019 flyer Showcase.pdf
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MASJIDULLAH PRESENTS THE HUMAN THEATRE. " BROTHER IMAN"
United Presbyterian Church, 525 E. Front St., Plainfield, NJ 
Saturday, April 6, 2019 at 1:30 p.m. 

Brother Imam Palm Card Final.pdf
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PLAINFIELD PUBLIC LIBRARY AND PLAINFIELD POLICE DIVISION SPONSOR
GAME DAY  at Plainfield Public Library, 800 Park Avenue, Plainfield, NJ 
Monday, March 11, 2019  9:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. 

March11.jpg
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THE PLAINFIELD SYMPHONY

The Plainfield Symphony invites the Plainfield Community to the presentation of "The Brilliant Bs" on  Saturday, March 9, 2019.  Come and hear the music of Beethoven and Brahms. 7:00 PM at Crescent Avenue Presbyterian Church in Plainfield, NJ.  Get your Tickets!

Flyer March 9.jpg
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COMMUNITY RESOURCES - EVENTS - Various

Events in our Community Coming up (6b).pdf
Kindergarten Registration & More (6).pdf

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PLAINFIELD MUNICIPAL UTILITIES AUTHORITY - NEW RECYCLING PROGRAM

Announcement to the Community

PMUA Letter
PMUA Flyer
Flyer _SPANISH

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Celebrating African-American Composers – Trenton War Memorial Theatre

February 24, 2019

 “Celebrating African-American Composers”. Program that will be performed at the Capital Philharmonic of New Jersey on February 24th, 2018 at Patriots Theater at War Memorial (Trenton, NJ).  This is one of the first times that a major symphony hall is performing an entire program of classical music featuring African-American composers.  I am extremely proud of Maestro Spalding for understanding the importance of having these works performed in the United States.  I would greatly appreciate your support through sponsorship of the event.  Please free feel to contact me if you have any questions.  I encourage all of you to attend this historic event as well.  

 

Please share this information with your contacts.

 

 

https://www.loc.gov/item/ihas.200186213