Community News

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Ready Set Ride

Posted: Monday October 20, 2014

Plainfield Township Disabilities Committee hosts their Annual Fall Fun Day: Ready Set Ride!

Saturday, November 15, 2014 from 1:00pm to 4:00pm

This is a FREE event.  RSVP required.

"No One Can Stop Me" Abilities Expo

Posted: Tuesday January 13, 2015

5th Annual Abilities Expo hosted by: The Plainfield Township Disabilities Committee, Plainfield Township, Plainfield Park District, and Plainfield Consolidated District 202 Special Education PTA.  This is FREE event.

Saturday, April 18, 2015 at 10:00am - 2:00pm

at Plainfield Central High School Field House

Tax Assistance Program, Ladder Up

Posted: Tuesday January 13, 2015

Ladder up (TAP) will be at the Plainfield Township Community Center assisting residents with income tax preparation.

2015 Dates: Saturdays, January 24th through April 11th, 9:00am - 12:00noon

Location: Plainfield Township Community Center, 15014 S. DesPlaines Street, Plainfield, IL 60544  Directions

Please call 312.409.1555 or visit GoLadderUp for eligibility requirements and details on what to bring.

Cheer Donations Needed

Posted: Monday November 10, 2014

Donations need to be made out to Chicagoland Pop Warner Angels c/o Jeanne Johnson 1703 Aaron Lane Joliet, Il 60431.

The Chicagoland Angels is a local special needs cheerleading team. We are part of Pop Warner Challengers, which is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization.  Our overall goal is to enable young people of all levels to benefit from participating in team sports and activities, in a safe and structured environment.

We are looking for sponsors to help as many of our girls as possible attend the National Competition in Florida in December. Your donation will help us reach our goal.  In exchange for your donation, your name will be on our parent/family t-shirts, we will give a shout out on our facebook page, and put your name on any banners we use at public events. 

Donations need to be made out to Chicagoland Pop Warner Angels c/o Jeanne Johnson 1703 Aaron Lane Joliet, Il 60431. Additional information can be obtained via

Thank you so much for considering to help our ANGELS

-Chicagoland Angels

Join the Chicagoland Angels on November 16th at 4:30 at Chaoz Sports Lounge located at 20631 Renwick Road, Crest Hill, IL 60403 for their fundraiser.


Fire Prevention Week Open House

Posted: Friday September 19, 2014

The Plainfield Fire Protection District will host an Open House for Fire Prevention Week

on Saturday, October 11th from 12noon to 3:00pm

at Fire Station #2, 23806 W. 135th Street, Plainfield