‘Spring Into Action’ at the Baird

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — On Tuesday, May 15, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m., community seniors and active older adults are invited to the Baird Community Center, 5 Mead St. in South Orange, for a day of leisure activities including art, fitness, learning and more. The event will include a continental breakfast and lunch and […]

Maplewood officially opens senior center on Burnett

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Senior Center officially opened its doors Saturday, March 17. Maplewood’s senior citizens gathered at the Burnett Avenue building, formerly the Maplewood Baptist Church, to celebrate grand opening of the space, which hosts activities for seniors. While the senior center has been operating for almost a year, renovations to the building […]

Hop on down to the Egg Hunt

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Recreation will hold its 34th annual Spring Egg Hunt on Sunday, March 25, from noon to 2 p.m. in Memorial Park. Arrive promptly at noon with a basket or bag to make sure you don’t miss anything. Activities include flower pot painting, a petting zoo, music and a special guest. For […]

Grand opening of the Maplewood Senior Center

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Enjoy corned beef, cabbage and more as Maplewood Recreation officially opens the Maplewood Senior Center on Saturday, March 17, at noon at 106 Burnett Ave. Bring friends of all ages to see the space that has been created for age-friendly fitness, art classes, educational seminars, programming, special events and fun. For more […]

Registration open for SeniorStudio painting classes

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs continues sponsorship SeniorStudio, a free, studio painting program specifically designed for Maplewood residents ages 60 and older. Because of increasing interest in the program, this spring year, for the first time, there will be separate classes for beginners, who have not participated in […]

Harlem Wizards Family Night is smashing success

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Recreation thanks Maplewood Middle School, the Maplewood Police Department and the Maplewood Fire Department for their support of Harlem Wizards Family Night on Jan. 29. Teachers from MMS and their principal were awesome athletes, as were police and fire participants. The Maplewoodians gave those Wizards a run for their money! Photos […]

Participate in Maplewood senior activities

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Below are a sampling of activities being offered to Maplewood and South Orange residents at the Maplewood Senior Center, 106 Burnett Ave. A free senior fitness open house will be Thursday, Feb. 22, from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Try a free sampling of the center’s many fitness offerings with demonstrations, followed […]