JANUARY 27, 2018 at 3 PM
Tchaikovsky: Piano Concerto No. 1
Soloist: William Chen
Sousa: Washington Post March
Annual Free Family Concert
The thunderously triumphant opening chords of Tchaikovsky’s Piano Concerto No. 1 are among the most famous in all classical music. All three movements of this deeply expressive concerto are sublimely romantic. The expansive, sweeping opening movement is showy; the middle movement, contains soulful melodies with some beautiful interplay between the soloist and orchestra; and the edge-of-your-seat finale is an electrifying thrill from start to finish. (Classic fm.com)
Saturday, December 9, 2017
Noon - 4:00 PM
1) Downtown Plainfield (E. Front Street near Park Avenue) Noon - 1:30 PM
2) South Avenue (1405 South Avenue, Fine Fare Supermarket parking lot): 2:00 - 3:30 pm
Drawing for Giant Christmas Stocking. Entry forms available at both staging areas but winner must be present to win.
Sponsored and underwritten by the Plainfield SID.
Take a journey into history! During this annual fall ritual, more than 30 historic sites in our county are open to the public – many offering special activities, demonstrations, exhibits and events. Some sites offer refreshments. All historic sites and locations are listed on the Union County website.
Saturday, October 21 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday, October 22 12 – 5 pm
Sunday, September 10, 2017, 2 PM
Drake House Museum
In “Genealogy for Beginners,” Deb Schiff, Archivist of the Historical Society of Plainfield and Local History Librarian at the Chester Library, will provide attendees with a solid working knowledge of basic genealogic research, a good foundation for distinguishing good from poor resources, and a framework of locations where attendees can find materials to help research their ancestors.
Debra Schiff has a Master of Library and Information Science degree from Rutgers University and a Bachelor of Arts, Communications from William Paterson University. She has been the Archivist for the Historical Society of Plainfield since 2014, and she has been working on the Drake House Archives Inventory Project.
Saturday, September 16
Buggé Ballet and the Liberty Hall Museum at Kean University join forces for the premier Liberty Hall Dance Festival! Spend an afternoon walking along the beautiful museum grounds enjoying site-specific professional dance performances inspired by moments in history. Take a 1st floor tour of the Victorian-style mansion and participate in informal movement lessons themed around early modern dance styles, Ghanaian celebratory dance and Baroque court dances.
Including performances by:
Armada Dance, Art of Motion Dance Theatre, beat piece, BREAKTIME, Bridget Cronin, Brooklyn Contemporary Ballet Collective, Buggé Ballet, Carolyn Dorfman Dance, Darrigan DeMattos, Humanistics Dance Company, Jackie McCreavy, Louisa Barta, The Kennedy Dancers Repertory Company, Nikki Manx Dance Project and Q&A Productions.
Program Time: 1 p.m. - 4 p.m.
Program Fee: $20.00 per adult, $12.00 per child
Rain Date: Sunday, September 17
Plainfield Charter Commission
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