Charity tennis tournament raises more than $4,000 to combat epilepsy

Charity tennis tournament raises more than $4,000 to combat epilepsy

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Congratulations to champions Mark Bochner and Eric Bochner, and runners-up Lara Tomlin and Barry Etchman in the third annual Laura Holtz Tennis Tournament for Epilepsy, held at the Memorial Park Tennis Courts in Maplewood on Sept. 12. The tournament hosted 16 doubles teams and raised more than $4,000 for Epilepsy Services of […]

World’s largest wellness event comes to Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Sunday, Sept. 19, Maplewood will be host to one of the thousands of events in more than 120 countries around the world celebrating World Wellness Weekend. After being held virtually in 2020, Maplewood Meditate is back for its sixth year at Maplewood Memorial Park’s Amphitheater at the corner of Oakview Avenue […]

East Orange’s Isaiah House holds early-morning yoga fundraiser in Maplewood Memorial Park

East Orange’s Isaiah House holds early-morning yoga fundraiser in Maplewood Memorial Park

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood’s Memorial Park wasn’t empty as the sun rose on Aug. 13, with residents rolling out their yoga mats for an early-morning session hosted by East Orange–based homeless shelter Isaiah House, followed by a morning dance party. Proceeds from the fundraiser went to both the shelter and the family of Moussa Fofana, […]

East Orange nonprofit to host ‘SunUp’ fundraiser Aug. 13 in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The social services nonprofit organization Isaiah House will hold its first “SunUp” event at 7 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 13, in Maplewood Memorial Park. Inspired by the popular morning rave party “Daybreaker” in New York City, the event includes an hour of yoga and meditation with Baker Street Yoga, followed by spirited […]

Parkview neighbors help keep Memorial Park beautiful

Parkview neighbors help keep Memorial Park beautiful

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood residents from the Parkview Neighborhood Association have been volunteering their weekends with the Maplewood Memorial Park Conservancy, tackling weeds, vines and more in the park. Pictured helping on July 19 are Nat Paynter, Dan Peacock, Leah Schultz, Keith Meyers, Shirley Meyers and Kate McCaffrey. Photos Courtesy of Maplewood Memorial Park Conservancy

SOMA Two Towns to hold its fourth volunteer fair

SOMA Two Towns to hold its fourth volunteer fair

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Two Towns for All Ages is planning to hold its fourth annual volunteer fair on Saturday, June 26, from 2 to 4 p.m. at the amphitheater in Maplewood Memorial Park. The rain date is Sunday, June 27. The organization aims to find ways of engaging the community, getting them involved and […]

‘Painters in the Park’ inspires beautiful creations at Memorial Park

‘Painters in the Park’ inspires beautiful creations at Memorial Park

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On Saturday, May 15, the Maplewood Memorial Park Conservancy, in conjunction with the Maplewood Department of Community Services, held its first-ever “Painters in the Park” event. Some 20 local artists painted “en plein air” in historic Memorial Park, while parkgoers strolled through the park, enjoying their work and the beautiful spring day. […]

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