SOMA Two Towns to hold senior forum

SOMA Two Towns to hold senior forum

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — Maplewood and South Orange residents ages 60 and older are invited to participate in a senior forum on Sunday, Oct. 27, from 2 to 5 p.m. at the South Orange Performing Arts Center, 1 SOPAC Way. It has been four years since South Orange and Maplewood began to explore the needs […]

Get walking with SOMA on the Move

Get walking with SOMA on the Move

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — SOMA on the Move, a new initiative of SOMA Two Towns for All Ages, will have its debut walk on Friday, Sept. 13, at 10 a.m. The walk, featuring the South Orange Village Art Trail, will start and finish in the Baird parking lot, 5 Mead St. in South Orange. Ken […]

Calling all athletes for the NJ Senior Olympics

Calling all athletes for the NJ Senior Olympics

SOUTH ORANGE / MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Two Towns for All Ages reminds area seniors that the New Jersey Senior Olympics are fast approaching. Woodbridge Township will be hosting the games on Sept. 6, 7 and 8. The games include competitions in 23 sports by age divisions, starting at age 50.  Games include: archery, three-on-three […]

Two towns launch Operation Blue Angel for senior citizens

MAPLEWOOD / SOUTH ORANGE, NJ — The Maplewood and South Orange Police departments, Senior Citizens Advisory committees, and SOMA Two Towns for All Ages recently announced the launch of Operation Blue Angel. This safety program aims to aid older adults who are either older than 55 or medically impaired and are frequently alone. Operation Blue […]

Senior housing forum in SOMA

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Two Towns for All Ages will present a senior housing forum on Sunday, Nov. 4, from 2 to 4:30 p.m. at The Woodland, 60 Woodland Road in Maplewood; the event will feature local speakers addressing important topics for residents who want to age in place, need help to stay in their […]

Repair Cafe is back by popular demand

MAPLEWOOD, NJ — SOMA Repair Cafe has drafted repair experts for sewing, jewelry, lamps and small electronics, bikes, tech devices, woodwork, carpentry and more. So, if you have a broken, beloved item you want to fix, don’t throw it out — bring it to Morrow Memorial Church, 600 Ridgewood Road in Maplewood, on Saturday, Oct. […]