Pinto Carpentry's Community Calendar September 2022
We live, work, and play right here in the Plainfield area, just like you! As an active member of the community, we relish the chance to support local events, fellow businesses, and family friendly activities. We’re going to start a new column on the blog highlighting monthly community calendars of events, so you can find great new ways to connect with local friends and family. If you’ve got an event you’d like to share with our readers, please feel free to list it in the comments on our blog or social media profiles. We’d love to add your events to a future monthly update!
Saturday September 3rd, attend the virtual webinar event “The Trifecta: The Secret Sauce of Researching the Formerly Enslaved” in an educational event hosted on Zoom starting at 10:30 AM by Nicka Smith and the Plainfield Library Genealogy Club!
Wednesday September 7th, 14th, 21st and beyond, families can sign their children up for the virtual LGBTQIA+ Youth Group from 6PM to 7PM sponsored by Family and Children’s Services INC; for youth aged 13-19. Events may move to in-person events in the Elizabeth office.
Thursday September 8th is the first day of school for many students here in Plainfield, and we wish all incoming students and teachers a fantastic start to their school year.
On Friday, September 9th, The Pebble Players Youth Theatre will be hosting auditions for “Grease” in Summit beginning at 4:30PM, and the play will premiere November 11th and run through November 20th.
Saturday September 10th, enjoy a fascinating virtual lecture sponsored by the Saturday Morning History Chat via the Plainfield Public Library, and presented by host Lesley Parness for “Medicinal Plants of the Civil War” at 10:30AM.
Saturday September 10th at The King’s Daughters Day School beginning from 11AM to 3PM, head over for the “Back to School Bonanza!” This family friendly event will have food, entertainment, games, arts & crafts, and even a petting zoo! Admission is $5 per family of up to 5 people.
September 10th the Branch Brook Park Fest takes place from 9AM to 4PM in Branch Brook Park of Newark, enjoy Live Entertainment, Artisan VEndors, Food Trucks, family activities, health screenings, community resources, and even a free zumba class!
On Friday September 16th and 17th from 6:30 to 8PM, head out for a night on the town with duCret School of the Arts in Plainfield for a performance of “School Girls: or, the African Mean Girls Play.” A matinee will be held on Sunday September 18th at 3PM. Performance will be outdoors; bring your own chair. In the event of rain, no chairs will be needed as the event moves indoors.
September 16th through the 18th at the Mignolo Arts Center of Metuchen, grab a ticket or festival pass to the 1st Annual Mignolo International Screendance Film Festival!
September 17th sees the return of the 2022 House Music Festival of Cedar Brook Park in Plainfield! Event runs from 12PM to 9PM on Saturday.
On September 24th, North Plainfield is hosting its 2022 Fall Festival from 7AM to 12PM at the North Plainfield High School.
September 24th sees the return of the Roselle Park Arts Festival, an all day event filled to the brim with local artisans and artists, live music and entertainment, delicious food trucks and stalls, interactive art displays, and much more!
September 25th from 11AM to 5PM in Holmdel NJ is the Harvest Home Festival, an old-fashioned country fair at Longstreet Farm! Enjoy games, contests, educational activities, locally grown and made products, art and needlepoint, and so much more.
September 26th is the closing day for the North Plainfield Farmers Market from 2PM to 7PM.
On September 29th from 3PM to 8PM in Union Township, head over to the Union Farmers MArket for fresh food, artisan goods, and special events!