As described in Wikipedia, "First observed on November 27, 2010, it (Small Business Saturday) is a counterpart to Black Friday and Cyber Monday, which feature big box retail and e-commerce stores respectively. By contrast, Small Business Saturday encourages holiday shoppers to patronize brick and mortar businesses that are small and local."
TOMORROW IS SMALL BUSINESS SATURDAY. Please show your support by patronize our local Morris Plains merchants!!
Here is a great opportunity for you to be a mentor!
Some of the kids have special needs, others are just looking for a buddy. Experience is not required, you will be trained.
This is a great opportunity for students to make a difference in your community and earn credits and recognition for volunteer hours.
Eight classes have been announced by Recreation for the Winter/Spring season. The classes being offered include:
Please click on any of the courses listed above for more information
The Recreation Commission is announcing two new classes to be held in December.
"Gingerbread Dreams" is for 5 -10 year olds. The class will build it's owb Gingerbread House.
"Annual Cookie Exchange" is for children 3 and up.
This is a 5 session class where kids help kids learn about talents and what it takes to put on a talent show. Itis designed for children in grades k - 5.
The annual free rabies vaccination clinic for Morris Plains will be held on Saturday, January 9th. 2016 from 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM at the Borough Garage.
All participants must fill out a form for each pet to be vaccinated. PLEASE COMPLETE THE UPPER HALF OF ALL THREE COPIES OF THE FORM ON THE ONE PAGE. The lower portion of each form "FOR LICENSING AGENCY USE" should not be filled out.
The completed form must be brought to the vaccination clinic along with your pet to be vaccinated.
The rabies vaccine is effective for three years.
PLEASE BE SURE THAT WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT THE RABIES CLINIC, ALL DOGS ARE ON A LEASH AND ALL CATS ARE IN A CARRIER.
PLEASE CLICK HERE FOR THE RABIES CLINIC REGISTRATION FORM - which can be printed and filled out manually before coming to the Rabies Clinic.
Trinity Lutheran Church, located at 131 Mountain Way in Morris Plains is holding a Christmas Workshop on Sunday December 6th from 3-4 pm.
Featured are make your own children's crafts, gingerbread houses and luminaries.
Please join us as we celebrate Advent.
Saint Paul's Episcopal Church on Hillview Ave. will be holding their annual "Cookie Walk" sale of homemade Christmas cookies on Saturday, December 12th. from 9:00AM to 3:00 PM.
Many different varieties of home-made cookies will be available to choose from. This is a great way to enjoy homemade Christmas cookies this holiday season without the mess in your own kitchen!
The December selection is "The Nightingale" by Kristin Hannah
The August issue of "Your Health Matters" is now available online. This newsletter is published by the Morris County Office of Health Management, which is the Health Services Provider for the Borough of Morris Plains.
PLEASE CLICK HERE to read "YOUR HEALTH MATTERS".
A "Clean Communities" section has been added to this website. It can be found in the upper left hand portion of this page under the "Organizations & Activities" section. This new section will contain information on the Morris Plains Clean Community Program that is called "Pick Up Morris Plains".
In Morris Plains, non-profit groups volunteer under a state funded mini-grant program to participate in special litter pickup days during the months of October and April. Currently, every street in the borough is covered at least once a year through this program. Mini-grants are available for groups and clubs that wish to participate.
Please visit the new section to find more information on how to curb litter responsibly in Morris Plains and find contact informtion if your organization is interested in participating.
Every Friday morning at 10:30 AM, "Story Time With Jessica" is held at the Morris Plains Liabrary.
All children ages 2 - 5 are welcome.
Please call the Library directly at (973) 538-2599 for more information.