Veterans benefits workshop

Veterans benefits workshop

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Two Towns for All Ages will host the Veterans Affairs Outreach Program on Friday, Feb. 28, at 11 a.m. at the Maplewood Senior Center, 106 Burnett Ave.  David Brimmer, from the U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs Outreach Program and Social Work Service, will explain the range and scope of benefits for […]

PROGRESS: Maplewood shows progress in 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — In 2018, Maplewood saw a lot of growth, both in its culture and physically. In addition to new businesses and residents coming to town, Maplewood upgraded infrastructure, invested in safety and showed pride in its diversity. Maplewood made national news on June 7, when it installed New Jersey’s first permanent rainbow-striped crosswalks […]

A lot happening at the Maplewood Senior Center

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — All seniors are invited to enjoy exercise, meditation, gardening, informational programs and lunch gatherings happening at the Maplewood Senior Center at 106 Burnett Ave. The center offers a robust schedule that includes multiple fitness classes, group trips, lunches and movies. Visitors are also welcome to bring their own friends and use this […]

Staying healthy as a senior in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — This October, Maplewood Recreation is offering two programs geared at keeping senior citizens healthy in body and mind. A group meditation for seniors will be held every Tuesday in October from 11 a.m. to noon, and chair yoga for seniors will be held every Thursday in October from 11 a.m. to noon. […]

Registration now open for fall session of SeniorStudio painting classes

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Maplewood Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs will be again be sponsoring SeniorStudio, a studio art painting program. These classes are specifically designed for senior residents, ages 60 and older, with no arts experience, and new students are encouraged to sign up, but students of all skill levels are welcomed. The 10-week […]

Summer with the seniors in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Whether you are looking for adventure or relaxation, the Maplewood Recreation and Cultural Affairs Department has you covered with senior activities. For even more information about the department’s offerings, stop by the senior center at 106 Burnett Ave. in Maplewood or call Michelle at 973-763-0750. A new offering for pool members is […]

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 […]