Maplewood’s Funky Fun Art brings magic to campers

Maplewood’s Funky Fun Art brings magic to campers

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The delay in school starting allowed Funky Fun Art to extend its summer offerings into September and offer additional weeks of camp. Funky Fun Art in Maplewood welcomed more than 400 campers to its magical “Enchanted Forest” this summer. Campers, who were transformed into fairies, gnomes, elves, pixies, trolls and goblins, entered […]

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 […]

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 […]

Maplewood unleashes 2021 summer concert series lineup

Maplewood unleashes 2021 summer concert series lineup

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Division of Arts & Culture has announced the lineup for the 2021 Springfield Avenue Gazebo Summer Concert Series. Outdoor, live and in-person performances are scheduled for 7 p.m. on Fridays from July 30 through Aug. 27, and are free, family friendly and open to the public. “Springfield Avenue is an […]

Meet the muralists on Springfield Avenue

Meet the muralists on Springfield Avenue

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Two Towns for All Ages, the Springfield Avenue Partnership and Maplewood Division of Arts and Culture invite residents to tour the murals on Springfield Avenue and meet several of the artists to discuss their work and inspiration on Saturday, Sept. 26. Artists will be on site from 11 […]

Maplewood Rec is ready for camp season 2020 vintage-style

Maplewood Rec is ready for camp season 2020 vintage-style

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Kids Camp Maplewood is ready to keep children active and engaged, while remaining safe and socially distanced this summer. Kids Camp is available for youth entering kindergarten through fifth grade. Home base, as usual, will be DeHart Community Center and Park, but to complete the vintage vibe, campers will also enjoy Maplecrest […]

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