interACT’s ‘Rasheeda Speaking’ runs this weekend

interACT’s ‘Rasheeda Speaking’ runs this weekend

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — interACT Theatre Productions presents “Rasheeda Speaking,” a Pocket Theatre Production benefiting the South Orange-Maplewood Community Coalition on Race, for three performances this weekend at the Baird, 5 Mead St. in South Orange. Performances on Friday, Feb. 10, and Saturday, Feb. 11, begin at 7:30 p.m., and the Sunday matinee on Feb. […]

‘Victory Over Violence’ in Buddhism

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Oranges and Maplewood Chapter of Soka Gakkai International, the World Peace Buddhist Organization, will present an introduction to Buddhism with a special presentation on “Victory Over Violence,” on Thursday, Nov. 17, from 6:45 to 8 p.m. at the Baird Center, 5 Mead St. in South Orange. For more information, contact […]

JCC MetroWest presents new exhibits

WEST ORANGE, NJ — JCC MetroWest presents an exciting and unusual exhibit of felting and other fiber arts by the Northeast Feltmakers Guild. The exhibit takes place in the Gaelen Gallery East at the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC, Ross Family Campus, 760 Northfield Ave. in West Orange. The exhibit will be on view Nov. […]

Little Free Libraries pop up in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — What do little houses containing books have to do with literacy, lifelong learning and building community? How can a community promote literacy without investing taxpayer dollars? On your travels around the village you have probably noticed little roofed boxes sitting on top of poles. Are they bird feeders or small community […]

Board of Ed candidates debate the issues

At SOMA Cares About Schools debate, 5 running for BOE discuss budget, communication, more

Board of Ed candidates debate the issues

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The perennial issue of creating better communication between the South Orange-Maplewood School District and the community was again a major talking point during the Board of Education candidates debate hosted by South Orange Maplewood Cares About Schools at the Baird in South Orange on Sept. 13. Though they were atypically not […]

Blood drives in Essex County

ESSEX COUNTY, NJ — New Jersey Blood Services will hold several blood drives in the area which are open to the public. Sunday, Sept. 18, from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at Mantena Global Care, 294 Ferry St. in Newark; Thursday, Sept. 22, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Essex County College’s Clara Dasher […]