Durand-Hedden to host annual gingerbread house contest

Durand-Hedden to host annual gingerbread house contest

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Join Durand-Hedden House & Garden for these fun and festive traditions: the annual Gingerbread House competition and holiday shopping at Durand-Hedden’s country store. Register for the always-popular gingerbread house competition any time between now and Friday, Dec. 10, at 5 p.m. Drop off entries any time between Tuesday, Dec. 7, and noon […]

Maplewood Library introduces new book bike

Maplewood Library introduces new book bike

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Library will launch its new book bike, the latest concept in mobile libraries, with a ribbon cutting on Saturday, Nov. 20, at 9:30 a.m. in front of the Hilton Branch, at 1688 Springfield Ave. Funded by the Maplewood Library Foundation and Fringe Collaborative, the book bike was purchased in memory of […]

Big changes at the library in Maplewood

Big changes at the library in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Memorial Library is moving forward with plans to build a library for the 21st century while remaining committed to providing excellent service to the community. The Main Library at 51 Baker St. is closed, and is being prepared for construction. A formal goodbye celebration wasn’t possible due to flood damage from […]

MAPSO celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month 2021

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Hispanic Heritage Month 2021 is underway in Maplewood and South Orange, from Latin Restaurant Week and outdoor dance parties to documentary and feel-good films. South Orange Village President Sheena Collum described the festivities as “a perfect blend of music, dance, entertainment and education as we enjoy and honor the […]

SOMA PRIDE is back with a month full of events

SOMA PRIDE is back with a month full of events

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA PRIDE 2021 is a time for South Orange and Maplewood residents to come together as one in celebration of all LGBTQ-plus identities and allies collectively united. The monthlong schedule of events will shine a light on LGBTQ-plus issues with books, films, discussions, performances, picnics and parties, and recognize […]

SOMA celebrates AAPI Heritage Month

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — South Orange Village and Maplewood Township, together with SOMA Cross Cultural Works and the AAPI community, unite to recognize and celebrate Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2021 with family-oriented events during the entire month of May. As the national conversation veers toward racial division and polarization, and […]

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