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Children's Activities at the South Orange Public Library: July 27 to July 31

July 26, 2017

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - Looking for things to do with the kids? Here are upcoming activities at the South Orange Public Library:

 

THURSDAY, JULY 27

 

2 p.m. - Big Art Thursdays - Cardboard Construction

 

FRIDAY, JULY 28

 

1:30 p.m. - Friday Features - The Boss Baby - rated PG

 

MONDAY, JULY 31

 

3 p.m. - Build A Marble ...

Where to See Free Movies this Summer in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ  - There are lots of places to watch free movies this summer in South Orange. Whether you're a fan of films outdoors under the stars, or watching a movie indoors in the air-conditioning, here's where to go:

Indoor Movies at Bowtie Cinemas

Bowtie Cinemas at 1 SOPAC Way has free kids movies every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. through August 16.

Twilight Concerts in Maplewood on August 13 and September 3

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Two Twilight Concerts are scheduled to take place in Memorial Park in Maplewood. The first concert on Sunday, August 13, will highlight Indian Classical Music. The second concert on Sunday, September 3, features performer and local Maplewood resident Stephane Wrembel, according to a press release from the Maplewood Office of Cultural ...

South Orange Summer Nights Feature Community Art, Music, and Movies

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - South Orange Summer Nights are in full swing, with Art in the Park taking place since June, and Concerts in the Park since July 5. In August, there will be a Moonlight Movies series.

All events take place on Floods Hill in Meadowland Park. Event organizers encourage concert-goers to arrive early to order from the food trucks and to pick out a spot on the ...

SOMA Film Festival: Free Kids Screenings at South Orange and Maplewood Libraries

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ – The SOMA Film Festival, in partnership with the South Orange and Maplewood public libraries, is offering free screenings on July 20 and July 24 of its successful “Kids Program."

The inaugural “Kids Program” screened to a sold-out Maplewood Theater in March at this years’ festival. According to festival organizers, the ...

Activities at the South Orange Public Library: July 20 to July 27

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - There are lots of activities this week at the South Orange Public Library. Here's what's happening for kids and adults:

 

CHILDREN'S ACTIVITIES

 

THURSDAY, JULY 20

 

7 p.m. - SOMA Kids Film Festival and Teddy Bear Sleepover

 

FRIDAY, JULY 21

 

1:30 p.m. - Friday Features - Pete's Dragon - Rated ...

Turtle Back Zoo-vies to show 'The Adventures of Milo and Otis' Wednesday, July 19

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Turtle Back Zoo's annual "Zoo-vies" continue this Wednesday, July 19, with "The Adventures of Milo and Otis"

On Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, Turtle Back will have Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m., with the last admission to the Zoo at 8 p.m. 

On Wednesday evenings ...

Crowds Enjoy 14th Annual Maplewoodstock Music Festival {Photos}

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The 14th Annual Maplewoodstock Music Festival was held July 8 and July 9, providing a weekend of free music, food and fun for the community in Memorial Park.

The hill was filled with people of all ages enjoying the multiple bands who took to the stage, as well as kids activities, shopping at the various vendors, and a variety of food, including ...

Turtle Back Zoo-vies to show Disney's Tarzan on Wednesday, July 12

WEST ORANGE, NJ - Turtle Back Zoo's annual "Zoo-vies" continue this Wednesday, July 12, with Disney's Tarzan. 

On Wednesdays and Thursdays during the months of July and August, Turtle Back Zoo has Family Nights with extended evening hours to 8:30 p.m., with the last admission to the zoo at 8 p.m. 

On Wednesday evenings during July and ...

Ten SOMA Students Chosen for Paper Mill Playhouse's Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory

MILLBURN, NJ - Paper Mill Playhouse has chosen 122 students to participate in their Summer Musical Theatre Conservatory program. Of the 122 students chosen, five are from Maplewood, and five are from South Orange.

The Maplewood students who were selected are Hunter Kovacs, Ben Halperin, Georgia Post-Lipnick, Charlotte Post-Lipnick, and Alonzo Gallo.

The South Orange students who were ...

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Essex County Splash Park Now Open at Watsessing Park

July 21, 2017

BLOOMFIELD/EAST ORANGE, NJ – On Thursday, July 20, Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr. announced that the expansion to two playgrounds in Essex County Watsessing Park has been completed. Water spray equipment to cool off youngsters when the temperature rises were installed near Dodd Street and a cargo net climber and other new equipment have been installed at the ...