The Business of the City: Miscellaneous

Monday, May 8, 2017

Spring Recreation - For the Young Folks!

This Saturday, May 13, from 10:30 - 12 Noon, The Plainfield Division of Parks and Recreation will once again host MOTHER'S DAY ARTS & CRAFTS for children ages 5-12 at Hannah Atkins Community Center. All supplies are included.

There are a number of other programs running through the Plainfield Division of Parks and Recreation this spring. "HOOKED ON FISHING--NOT DRUGS" began this past Saturday and continues through August 5th, from 9:00 - 11:00 am at Cedar Brook Pond (8 Pemberton Avenue). In order to better serve you, the Rec Division encourages residents to register through Community Pass--just click on the icon on the Recreation Division's web page to sign up--it only takes 30 seconds--click here: Plainfield Division of Parks and Recreation. You may also call 908-755-3097 or sign up in person at the Division (510 Watchung Avenue, City Hall Annex). The other Recreation Division programs are listed on the page, and they are also listed in the Mayor's weekly newsletter--to sign up for the newsletter updates,scroll to the bottom of the City of Plainfield Home Page, look under the subheading "Stay Connected" and click on "Mayor's Weekly Communications"--or, just click here: Mayor's Weekly Communications.

Beginning on June 26 and running through August 18, the Recreation Division will run the Summer Food Nutrition Program at several sites to ensure that Plainfield's children enjoy nourishing meals as they partake of summer fun. The details will be provided on the city website and social media page, as well as through other communications means. Additional summer programs will include the Independence Day Parade, Concert, and Fireworks Display on July 4, National Night Out on August 1, Tennis, Basketball Skills Camp, Community Movie Nights (Thursdays in July), and the Plainfield Outdoor Concert Series (Thursdays in August)--check the Calendar and Recreation Division page regularly for details on these and other upcoming local events.

LIFEGUARDING CLASS - CLASS 2  at Plainfield High School - Monday, May 15 - Friday, May 19 from 4:00 - 9:00 pm and Saturday, May 20 from 9:00 - 5:00 pm. Applicants must attend a mandatory prerequisite class this Friday, May 12 from 4:00 - 6:00 pm. Enlarge flier and call Recreation for specifics.
*NOTE: CLASS 1 has already begun 

Other ongoing events include:
CHESS - FREE at Second Street Youth Center 
Mondays and Tuesdays at 6:00 pm through June 20
CHESS - FREE at Cedarbrook K-8 Center
Fridays at 6:00 pm through June 20
LEGO ROBOTICS at United Presbyterian Church of Plainfield (all-inclusive cost for the 6-week program is $25)
Wednesdays  from 6:00 - 6:50 (Grades K-2) 7:00 - 7:50 pm (Grades 3-8) through June 
HOMEWORK HELPER - FREE at Hannah Atkins Community Center
Monday - Thursday from 4:00 - 6:00 pm through June 8 
ARTS & CRAFTS FRIDAYS - FREE  Hannah Atkins Community Center
Fridays from 4:00 - 6:00 pm through June 9
Opening Saturday, May 27 - Open weekends 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm until June 24, then open daily 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm
Opening Saturday, June 24 - Open daily 12:00 noon - 6:00 pm 

Below are just a few of the fliers of current Recreation Division programs. 

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