The Morris Plains Affordable Housing Development will soon be breaking ground for the 56-unit building located at 260 Tabor Road, directly across from the Recycling Center.
With over two years in planning and preparation, the Borough has entered into a Developers Agreement with The Madison Affordable Housing Corporation to build the affordable apartments consisting two buildings connected by a lobby.
Site work will also include the expansion of the detention basin on the Recycling Center property.
Applications for rentals will NOT be available until early 2016.
Morris Plains Farmers Market
Every Saturday, June 13th - October 10th Rain or Shine
9:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.
Parking Lot - Merchant Block, next to Model RR Club building
Returning for its 13th season, the Morris Plains Farmers Market will be open each Saturday, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM through October 10th. Stop by and enjoy all our favourite vendors including Ort Farms, Hoboken Farms, Mara’s Country Desserts, Krakus Deli, Flying Alpaca Farms, and Pickles & Olives. Come meet our sponsors, Provident Bank.
7-4-2015 - FARMER'S MARKET NEWS FLASH:
The Jersey Corn is in! Buy it by the ear or by the bag (52 ears) for your Holiday Weekend barbeque! Don't forget to bring along a pie for dessert.
Two Craft Fairs will be held this year at the Morris Plains Farmers market on the following dates
- Saturday, July 25th (rain date August 1st) Youth and Adult
- Saturday, Sept. 12th (rain date Sept. 19th) Youth and Adult.
To participate, you must meet the following criteria:
- Must be a Morris Plains resident,
- Create your own items (no resale of purchased items)
- Handcrafted items only
Girls Changing the World - Summer programs designed to empower girls to be leaders in their school and community.For girls entering grades 5-7
Taught by Anastasia Bergeron in effort to achieve her Girl Scout Gold Award.
Program #1 - Public Speaking in the Classroom
This 4-day program will empower middle school girls to develop the skills they need to speak confidently in front of a group, a beneficial skill for life. The girls will write about something they are passionate about, and then practice speaking in front of each other, receiving constructive criticism and guidance by Anastasia. On the last day, parents and friends are invited to watch the girls give the speeches they have been working on, and enjoy refreshments. Please bring paper and pencils to class.
July 6-9 from 6:30-8:30PM at Morris Plains Community Center
Space is limited - Maximum 10 participants - SORRY CLASS FULL - MAXIMUN NUMBER OF STUDENTS ALREADY REGISTERED.
Register at the following link: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eb3sgb1g53527608&oseq=&c=&ch=
Program #2 - School Projects: Posters, Presentations, and Leadership
This 4-day program run will teach middle school girls the fundamentals of school projects and working in a group. First, the girls will learn how to assemble projects on poster boards in a neat, organized, and aesthetically-pleasing way. Then the girls will be tasked with the challenge of working in small groups to put together another poster. The girls will learn how to take charge and make sure everyone in the group has a role, an important life skill.
July 20-23 from 6:30-8:30PM at the Morris Plains Community Center
Space is limited - Maximum 12 participants
Register at the following link: https://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/eventReg?oeidk=a07eb3sshf4b31974b9&oseq=&c=&ch=
Willowcreek Farm Petting Zoo is returning on from
Admission is an unopened can or box of non-expired/non perishable food for the Interfaith Food Pantry.
For more infor please call the library - 973-538-259
Summer Coffeehouse 2015!
A night of acoustic music brought to you by Morristown High School artists.
Friday, July 17th. (July 18th Rain date)
6:00 - 8:00 PM
Roberts Garden, Morris Plains
Coordinated by Anastasia Bergeron
Sponsored by the Morris Plains Municipal Alliance
Funded in part by the Governor’s Council on Drug and Alcohol Abuse (GCADA)
Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 131 Mountain Way in Morris Plains will host a FREE Vacation Bible School July 20-23, 2015 from 5:30-7:30 pm.
A light supper will be served.
Eight different "Kids Helping Kids" classes have been announced by the Recreation COmmission for July, 2015.
The picnic will be held at the Community Center starting at 1:00 PM (note new time this year).
The classes begin on Wednesdday, July 8th. from Noon to 1:00 PM, and will be taught by Stacey Williamson.
All Morris Plains seniors are invited to attend!
The Morris Plains Soccer Association Fall registration process is now underway. Please register before June 30th. to avoid late fees.
To register, please go to http://morrisplainssports.com/
Every Tuesday morning at 10:30 AM, "Story Time With Jessica" is held at the Morris Plains Liabrary.
(Please Note: This program will continue all summer long !! )
All children ages 3 - 5 are welcome.
Please call the Library directly at (973) 538-2599 for more information.
OVER 45 DIFFERENT SUMMER PROGRAMS!!!
MORRIS PLAINS SHADE TREE COMMISSION ASKS EVERYONE TO HELP IN PREVENTING THE SPREAD OF THE EMERALD ASH BORER (EAB)
The Emerald Ash Borer is a beetle that poses a threat to Ash trees in New Jersey. Millions of trees have been killed across the country by this pest.
For further information you may also visit the NJ Forestry Dept at: http://www.state.nj.us/dep/parksandforests/forest/community/Emerald_Ash_Borer.htm
The Morris Plains Little League is proud to announce a ticket voucher fundraiser with the Somerset Patriots.The Somerset Patriots are a member of the Atlantic League of Professional Baseball and play their home games at TD Bank Ballpark located in Bridgewater, NJ only 30 minutes from Morris Plains.The Patriots coaching staff includes former New York Yankees Brett Jodie and Shane Spencer.Voucher Details:-Vouchers are available for $10 each.-Vouchers are valid for any 2015 home Somerset Patriots regular season game.-The Patriots home schedule kicks off and runs into mid September. The team will play 70 home games with 32 of those games scheduled for weekends.-All games are scheduled to start except on Sunday's. Sundaygames have start time and include a 30 minute autograph session with the entire team that begins 1 hour prior to the game. In addition children have an opportunity to run the bases on the field after the Sunday games.-Vouchers can be redeemed at the ballpark box office in advance or on the day of the game. At this time vouchers cannot be redeemed online.-Prizes will be awarded to the top 3 MP Little League baseball or softball players who receive the most sponsored voucher sales.-Coaches are encouraged to organize a date so the players and their families can attend as a group.-Vouchers can be purchased at the following link: SOMERSET PATRIOTS VOUCHERS
PLEASE CLICK HERE for the 2015 Community Park Pool Booklet
Stop at the Community Center and pick up a Morris Plains Memory Album showing many beautiful sights and scenes around Morris Plains - a perfect keepsake for residents, young and old!
Books are $30. Supply is limited.