SOMAS Children’s Summer Program: curiosity and fun abound

SOMAS Children’s Summer Program: curiosity and fun abound

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Adult School Children’s Summer Program offers more than 100 classes in creative arts, music, science and sports. Students get to choose their own classes — there are five periods in a day — and the day can be as long or short as they like. The program is […]

Seton Hall business students conduct Adult School survey

Seton Hall business students conduct Adult School survey

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — They have the questions. You will have the answers next Saturday, Feb. 8, when graduate students from the Stillman School of Business at Seton Hall University survey local residents on behalf of the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School. For the students, it’s a real-life exercise in marketing strategies, which will also include […]

Full crowd at SOMAS presentation on investigative journalism

Full crowd at SOMAS presentation on investigative journalism

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — It was standing room only at The Woodland on Thursday, Oct. 10, as WNYC’s Nancy Solomon and ProPublica’s Charles Ornstein addressed the question, “Can Investigative Journalism Save New Jersey?” “Communities all across the country are struggling with cutbacks to their local newspapers,” Solomon said. “We have a great need for investigative journalism, […]

Fall registration under way at SOMAS

Fall registration under way at SOMAS

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Fall catalogs are out and registration is under way at the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School. Classes have rolling start dates, with some starting in early September. One highlight is “Can Investigative Journalism Save New Jersey?” — a discussion between WNYC’s Nancy Solomon and ProPublica’s Charles Orstein on Thursday, Oct. […]

SOMAS Children’s Summer Program catalogs are out

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — The South Orange-Maplewood Adult School Children’s Summer Program offers more than 100 classes in creative arts, music, science and sports. Students get to choose their own classes — there are five periods in a day — and the day can be as long or short as you like. This […]

Spring semester at South Orange-Maplewood Adult School

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Spring catalogs are out and registration is under way at the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School. Classes begin the last week of February with rolling start dates. There are several highlights this year, such as “Likely Stories: Great Actors. Great Writers. Great Stories” on March 25 at The Woodland, an […]

‘I Shall Not Be Silent’

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — South Orange-Maplewood Adult School will present “I Shall Not Be Silent: A Lesson For Today” on Thursday, Dec. 13, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at South Orange Middle School’s Little Theater, 70 N. Ridgewood Road in South Orange. Speaking before Martin Luther King Jr.’s famous “I Have a Dream” speech at […]

Appreciating classical piano with SOMAS

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — South Orange-Maplewood Adult School will present “Classical Piano Music Appreciation: A Duet” on Thursday, Nov. 29, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. in Room C237 at Columbia High School, 17 Parker Ave. in Maplewood. Music for one piano, four hands, joins together two people who enjoy the challenge of sitting side by side, […]

SOMAS discusses why Warhol was a singular sensation

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Award-winning art history educator Janet Mandel will present “Andy Warhol: One Singular Sensation” as part of the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School fall lecture series on Tuesday, Nov. 20, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Columbia High School’s Black Box Theatre, 17 Parker Ave. in Maplewood. Few American artists are as celebrated and […]

Global current events with SOMAS

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — In today’s fast-paced news cycle — much of it spun to appeal to a specific audience — it can be mind-numbing to keep up with the latest global news. As part of the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School fall lecture series, Pierre Fabian will examine critical issues in international politics, discuss the […]

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