Artwork by Lauren Lehman, an emerging artist who began her journey in 2010 without any formal training, will be on display at the Scotch Plains Library from Sunday, February 5 until Friday, March 2. Lehman’s “Emerge and See” exhibit showcases abstract expressionistic paintings and is Lehman’s first solo show. Library hours are Monday and Thursday, 9 am to 9 pm; Tuesday and Friday, 9 am to 5 pm; Wednesday 9 am to 8 pm; Saturday 9 am to 5pm and Sunday 12 noon to 4 pm.
On Thursday, February 9, at 8 p.m., the Board of Education will hold a special meeting to discuss the potential changes to election law. There will be time allotted for public comment and if the Board reaches the conclusion to move the election to November, they will vote that night and pass a resolution. If not, the BOE will announce their decision to leave the election in April. For the full story on what these changes could mean for Scotch Plains and Fanwood, read here.
On Wednesday, February 8, at 7:30 p.m., the Scotch Plains-Fanwood High School Choral Department will presents a special Cabaret Night with choral performances from the best of Broadway and The Great American Song Book in the Maya Ungar Auditorium. in true cabaret fashion, a number of soloists will perform full songs from a variety of Broadway shows.
This week, members of the SPF Community will have the opportunity to tour SPF Middle Schools and see a class in action. This is a great opportunity for parents of soon to be middle schoolers to get to know the ins and outs of Park and Terrill. Light refreshments will be provided by the PTA after the tour. The tour for Park Middle is scheduled for Tuesday, February 7, at 9 a.m. The tour for Terrill Middle is scheduled for Thursday, February 9, at 9 a.m.
All are welcome to attend the Valentine’s Day Dance at St. Bartholomew the Apostle Roman-Catholic Church in Scotch Plains on Saturday, February 11, at 7 p.m. Admission is $10 and includes snacks and soft drinks. Feel free to BYOB but you must be 21 or older to do so.
Evergreen Elementary School will hold their annual Winter Concert on Monday, February 6, at 7:30 p.m. Terrill Middle School will host a Valentine’s Social for 5th and 6th graders on Friday, February 10, from 3 to 4:30 p.m.