Community News

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Food Give Away

Posted: Thursday June 26, 2014

Hands of Hope of Illinois presents a Public Free Food Give Away Event

Saturday July 12, 2014

10:00am to 2:00pm

at Plainfield High School Central Campus

The event is first come, first serve (up to 800 cars)


Disabilities Committee Picnic

Posted: Thursday September 5, 2013

Sunday, September 8 2013 12pm - 4pm

Village Green

Corner of Des Plaines St. & Ottawa St.

Plainfield, IL

Register for this event at  This is a FREE event for its Citizens with Disabilities and their families.

Relay for Life of Plainfield

Posted: Thursday June 12, 2014

American Cancer Society presents Relay for Life

June 21st - June 22nd from 2:00pm to 6:00am

at Plainfield Central High School



Patriotic Picnic and Fireworks

Posted: Thursday June 12, 2014

Patriotic Picnic and Fireworks presented by the Plainfield Park District.

July 3rd from 6:00 to 9:00pm

at Plainfield Central High School

Call 815.436.8812 for more information

The Great Read

Posted: Friday February 14, 2014

The Great Read was started to promote literacy, reading, conversation and community in the greater Plainfield area.  This year The Great Read will be highlighting The World Wars: Pages in Time.  The closing of The Great Read features 1940s-era music and a tribute to "America's Wartime Sweethearts" on:

Wednesday, May 7, 2014 at 6:30p.m. at the Romeoville Branch of the White Oak Public Library.


See the 2014 Great Read Closing.pdf for details on the event.  For more information on the program, please visit The Great Read website.