Coinciding with the 350th birthday of the State of New Jersey, Morris Plains will be burying a new time capsule this year which is to be unearthed in the year 2064. The STP team needs your help to capture our community as it is now in 2014, so that the Morris Plains residents of the future will be able to see all the great things that we love about our town today. Select photo entries will be included in a photo booklet which will be placed in the capsule. To participate, please see the Photo Contest Flyer and Entry Form on the Borough website. The contest is open to all Borough residents age 8 and over, and the deadline for submissions is . Prizes will be awarded.
Grab your cameras, smartphones, tablets, etc., be creative, and share your favorite sites and scenes in Morris Plains!
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).
MORRIS PLAINS CO-OP PLAYSCHOOL HAS A LIMITED NUMBER OF SPOTS STILL AVAILABLE FOR THE 2014 -2015 SCHOOL YEAR!
9 AM - 12 Noon
Rain or shine
Call- 973-538-2599 for any further info
The Annual Morris Plains Town-Wide Garage Sale will be held on the weekend of October 4th and 5th.
All residents wishing to hold a sale during the event must preregister.
On September 28 the Morris Plains Rotary Pancake Breakfast will be held 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
September is ANSWER THE CALL month for the Morris Minute Men EMS.
If you’re interested in learning valuable first aid and lifesaving skills, responding to 9-1-1 calls in an emergency or making a difference in your community, consider joining the Minute Men.
THE MORRIS PLAINS MUNICIPAL ALLIANCE IS PARTICIPATING IN "EAT DINNER WTH YOUR FAMILY NIGHT" ON SEPTEMBER 22ND:
Please join this nationwide effort to raise healthy children.
Research by the National Center on Addiction and Substance Abuse (CASA) at Columbia University consistently finds that the more often children eat with their families, the less likely they are to smoke, drink or use drugs.
Join other families around the nation in celebrating this effective way to reduce youth substance abuse.
Morris Plains families who eat together on September 22nd. can enter to win gift certificates to local restaurants!
Morris Plains Rotary is sponsoring a FREE learn to ride program for kids ages 5 to 13 on September 20th from at the Basketball Courts in Community Park Morris Plains. The lesson is run by League of American Bicyclists Certified bike coaches from TransOptions and will show your child how to balance on two wheels with ease. They will also teach your child how to pedal, start, stop, and adjust a helmet for proper fit all in a short fun-filled two hour lesson!
Please put your recyclables at curbside by 6:00 AM.
The Morris Plains Recreation Commission has announced their lineup of programs for the Fall season. With 13 different activities, there 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.
The Morris Plains Farmer's Market is now open for is 12th season.
The Market is 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.
Activities at the Market this Saturday (September 20th. will include:
- Postponed from last Saturday, Elements Massage will be at the Farmers Market for chair massage ($1/minute).
- The Morris Minutemen will be on hand to answer any questions you may have about volunteering for the squad.
- The Morris Plains Mom's Club is looking for new members. Stop by their table for a lollipop and get to know the members and their program
Pumpkins are in from Ort Farms & pumpkin pie from Mara's Country Desserts. Also, try the grilled kelbasi on a stick from Krakus Deli. Time to stock up on the frozen fish, chicken & ravioli from Hoboken Farms. And, don't forget those delicious pickles and olives!