On August 21, 2014 a charity 5K run will be held. The race’s start and finish line are in the County Park on Central Avenue however, the race route will have runners on several borough streets including Central Ave., Sunset Road, Hawthorne Ave., Homer Ave., Glenbrook Rd. Mountain Way and Grannis Ave.
The race is scheduled to begin at 7:30 PM with road closures expected to last approximately 2 hours. Residents may experience delays throughout the surrounding area.
Responsibilities: Run the Morris Plains Teen Center Program under the guidance of the Teen Center Board. Plan, prepare, attend and manage all Teen Center events. Attend monthly Board meetings. Manage two Supervisors who assist at the events. Paid position. Apply by submitting an Application for Employment form to June Uhrin, Borough Clerk, at the Morris Plains Clerk’s Office. Applications accepted until August 22, 2014.
Questions: call Frank Mangravite at 201-532-9772.
The Morris Plains Recreation Commission has announced their lineup of programs for the Fall season. With 13 different activities, ther is certain to be something for everyone!!
Please click on the individual programs listed below to retrieve a flyer describing that particular program in detail. The final item on the list is the Registration Form required to enroll in any of the programs.
FARMER'S MARKET NEWS FLASH!!!
The Morris Plains Farmer's Market is now open for is 12th season. It will be open every Saturday (rain or shine) thru October 11, 2014 from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the parking lot of the Merchant Block in town.
- Corn is now in and available at the market!
- Children's arts & crafts fair - (postponed from August 2nd)
Save the date! September 28 for the Rotary Pancake Breakfast at the Community Center on Jim Fear Drive.
All You Can Eat – serving from 8 AM to 11AM
Tickets: Adults $8 Children $5 (ages 3-12) can be purchased at the door or are available at:
Morris Plains Liberty Gas & Convenience
The Sports Page
Or see any Morris Plains Rotarian for tickets or questions
TransOptions works with community organizations and municipal governments to help improve the safety, mobility, accessibility and quality of life in northwest New Jersey. Our community-based efforts focus on making streets safe and efficient to all users, while emphasizing the importance of transportation to economic development.
To Find a carpool, find a Park and Ride, Bus & Train Schedules, click on the following link: www.transoptions.org
Have you noticed the new artworks springing up around town?
"Grafitti" Mural at Community Prark Pool - Painted by local artist, Justin Sandelli.
"Paint the Town", Summer Recreation Program project painted at Simons Park by 15 talented young campers led by instructor Kristin Howie.
Train Underpass Renewal - An Eagle Scout project recently completed by Troop 39 Scout, Tyler Urrutia.
CONTENTS OF 50 YEAR OLD BOROUGH TIME CAPSULE UNEARTHED ON JUNE 28TH. NOW ON DISPLAY AT MORRIS PLAINS MUSEUM:
The contents of the Time Capsule, buried at Community Park in June, 1964 and opened on June 28, 2014, are now on display at the Morris Plains Museum. The Morris Plains Museum is open Saturdays, 10:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. or by special appointment (call 973-267-3303).
St. Virgil Academy (SVA), conveniently located on the campus of St. Virgil Parish on Speedwell Avenue in Morris Township, is currently accepting registrations for their three- and four-year-old preschool classes.
The well-established program offers an enriching Montessori-based curriculum—including S.T.E.M., flexible hours and a highly qualified and certified staff who teach in a safe, nurturing environment. Extended before and aftercare hours are available, along with full and half day options. Knowing how crucial these early education years are to a child’s development, SVA prides itself on offering families an exceptional program that caters to individual needs.
Disaster and major event impacts do not end at town lines. So, Morris County has created a system where towns and the county can post to a single social stream. YOU choose the device and social network that you will retrieve them on. Turn to "MCUrgent" during events that affect multiple towns or where the impact is county wide.
- On Facebook - facebook.com/MCUrgent
- On Twitter - twitter.com.MCUrgent
- For Text Msg - "follow @MCUrgent" to 40404
- On the WEB - MorrisOEM.org
Please click on the link below to begin the online registration process for your child:
1 - Register online in order to attend "Step Up Night" on June 6, 2014.
2 - Submit Waver Form,
REGISTRATION AND WAIVER DEADLINE FOR ALL OTHER STUDENTS IS JULY 31, 2014.