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 […]

#MeToo, a year later

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — More than just a hashtag, the #MeToo Movement has become a global phenomenon. What has happened in the months since this powerful movement took the world by storm? As part of the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School fall lecture series, Joanne Lipman, author of “That’s What She Said: What Men Need to […]

SOMAS presents ‘Humanity in Harmony’

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — Award-winning art history educator Janet Mandel will present “Art Nouveau: Humanity in Harmony with the Natural World,” as part of the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School fall lecture series, on Tuesday, Oct. 23, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Columbia High School’s Black Box Theatre, 17 Parker Ave. in Maplewood. Art nouveau is […]

Mediterranean fare with SOMAS

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Hank Zona, longtime Maplewood resident and principal of The Grapes Unwrapped, will present a South Orange-Maplewood Adult School lecture on “Food and Wine of the Eastern Mediterranean” on Thursday, Oct. 11, from 7 to 9:30 p.m. at Orange Lawn Tennis Club, 305 N. Ridgewood Road in South Orange. Explore the food […]

Exploring Paterson’s Great Falls

PATERSON, NJ — Join the South Orange-Maplewood Adult School on a tour of the Passaic River Great Falls in Paterson on Saturday, Oct. 6, from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The tour, led by Kirk Barrett, former director of the Passaic River Institute of Montclair State University, will meet at the Great Falls Historic District Visitors […]

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