Events for seniors in Maplewood and South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The SOMA – Two Towns For All Ages initiative has several events tagged for the community’s seniors. These events are presented by a number of community organizations. Events are free unless otherwise noted; registration may be required. A springtime concert featuring pianist Bingyu Liu will be Sunday, April 9, […]

WOHS to hold 10th annual Senior Citizen Prom

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The 10th annual West Orange High School Senior Citizen Prom will be held at West Orange High School, 51 Conforti Ave., on Wednesday, April 19, from 5 to 7 p.m. in the Tarnoff Cafeteria. The event is free to all senior citizens in the West Orange community and includes a catered […]

Two towns’ seniors meet and mix at The Woodland

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — On March 12, the Two Towns for All Ages program held its first social event at The Woodlands. The Meet and Mix, organized by South Orange Seniors and the Maplewood Recreation Department, was a great success with close to 90 residents from both South Orange and Maplewood attending. This first Meet and […]

PSAB pushes along, thanks police for pedestrian decoys

PSAB members stress importance of working with county

PSAB pushes along, thanks police for pedestrian decoys

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Police Department made 41 stops and issued 29 summonses to drivers who did not brake for a pedestrian decoy in the crosswalk in front of the Thomas Edison National Historical Park, according to an officer at the March 9 Pedestrian Safety Advisory Board meeting. Officer Scott Smarsh of […]

South Orange Seniors, DOVE host annual gala

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Seniors, don’t miss the annual seniors gala, co-hosted by South Orange Seniors and Seton Hall University’s Division of Volunteer Efforts. The event will be Sunday, April 2, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Seton Hall University. Transportation will be provided by the South Orange Parking Authority. For more information, call […]

Senior art classes available in SO

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Thanks to the support of South Orange and the Baird Community Center, Arts Unbound is bringing its participatory art program to local seniors at an affordable rate. These group fine art classes include quality visual arts instruction, first-rate art supplies and a professional teaching artist experienced in working with seniors. In […]

Planning Board delves into master plan update goals

WEST ORANGE, NJ — The West Orange Planning Board unanimously voted to initiate the process for developing an updated township master plan at its March 1 meeting. The New Jersey legislature requires municipalities to re-examine their master plans every 10 years, which means West Orange’s revision is not due until 2020. But Chairman Robert Bagoff […]

WOHS to perform ‘The Little Mermaid’

WEST ORANGE, NJ — This year’s West Orange High School spring musical is the wildly popular, family-friendly “The Little Mermaid.” Performances begin March 23 and continue through March 26. The 1989 Disney blockbuster was loosely based on the original fairy tale written by Hans Christian Andersen. This fun-filled show tells the story of Ariel, a […]

Maplewood continues sponsorship of SeniorStudio painting class

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The Maplewood Department of Parks, Recreation & Cultural Affairs will again be sponsoring SeniorStudio, a free, innovative arts program for township residents aged 60 and older. Registration is now open for the spring semester. Since space is limited, interested students are encouraged to register soon, either in-person at DeHart Community Center, 120 […]

Seniors ‘Meet & Mix’ in SOMA

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — A new community initiative devoted to seniors — SOMA Two Towns for All Ages — is holding its first public event on Sunday, March 12, from 2 to 4 p.m. All seniors from both towns are invited. Admission price is one canned good for the Our Lady of Sorrows food pantry. Participants […]