Local Events

Fun and exciting things are always happening in Scotch Plains! Find local events, fundraisers and volunteer opportunities below. To submit your own event, send an email to scotchplainstownship@gmail.com with a brief description, web link and an image or flyer. 


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Recent Events in 2017

An update on some of the events that have already happened in Scotch Plains. In case you missed an event in town you can feel like you were there!

Independence Day Celebration

The Township of Scotch Plains hosted its second annual Independence Day celebration at the Scotch Hills Golf Course on the evening of Sunday, July 2 with hundreds of local residents in attendance.  Special thanks to all committee members, Township employees and volunteers who worked diligently to make the fireworks a very special event.  


Click here to view the Township's photo album on Facebook. 

Memorial Day Concert

The Township of Scotch Plains and Borough of Fanwood honored the fallen heroes of with its annual Memorial Day Concert on the Alan Augustine Village Green on Sunday evening.  Residents turned out to show their support, including many war veterans from different eras.  


Click here for a photo album on Sunday evening's events. If you missed it, the video can be viewed here!

Downtown Race to Summer 5K

Hundreds of local residents ran in the second annual Patrick's Downtown Race to Summer 5K on Thursday, June 29 including Mayor Al Smith, long-time building official Bob LaCosta and Margaret Heisey. Following the race, there was a celebration on the Alan Augustine Village Green. 


The event was organized by Deputy Mayor Llewellyn Jones and the 5K Race Committee.


Easter Egg Hunt

Hundreds of local residents turned out for the annual Easter Egg Hunt and festivities on the Alan Augustine Village Green on Saturday morning.  Mayor Al Smith, Councilman Ted Spera, and Councilwoman Rose Checchio, who led the face painting activities were among those in attendance.


Click here to watch the video of the day's events. 


The event was sponsored by the Scotch Plains Cultural Arts Committee and the Scotch Plains Recreation Commission.    

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