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Food, Fun, Music and Murals at MayFest in Maplewood on Sunday {Photos}

May 22, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Crowds came out to enjoy MayFest on Springfield Avenue on Sunday, with plenty of food, live music and performances, and a chance to see the new murals and meet the artists who created them, as well as local residents Michael and Viktorija painting their mural “I Am Maplewood." 

Thank you to Carl Patterson of CP Photo Op Photography for use of ...

20th Annual Duck Race is this Monday, May 28

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The South Mountain YMCA is getting ready for the Annual Duck Race on Memorial Day - Monday, May 28 - directly following the Memorial Day parade and ceremony.

This Maplewood tradition will be back for its 20th year, with hundreds expected to attend to watch and to cheer their ducks to victory as they bobble down the Rahway River for prizes and bragging rights.

There are ...

Schedule Released for 2nd Annual Maplewood South Orange Book Festival June 8 and June 9

MAPLEWOOD AND SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - The Maplewood South Orange Book Festival has released the schedule for their second year, which begins with a reception benefit on Friday, June 8, and continues with a full day of programing for adults and children on Saturday, June 9.

There will be a children's area in the parking lot of the Woodland from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., featuring more than 50 ...

Annual MayFest Street Fair is this Sunday in Maplewood

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - This Sunday is the annual MayFest Street Fair celebration in Maplewood with live music, performances on two stages, and the chance to meet the artists who created the new Springfield Avenue murals, as well as to experience a "mural painting in progress," according to event organizers.

The festivities take place on Springfield Avenue on Sunday, May 20, from 11 ...

Columbia H.S.'s 'Hairspray' Receives Nine Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Nominations and Three Honorable Mentions

MILLBURN, NJ - The Columbia High School (CHS) Performing Arts Department spring production of "Hairspray" has received twelve Paper Mill Playhouse Rising Star Award nominations, and three Honorable Mentions.

CHS was among the top nominated high schools with 9 nominations; the only school with more was Union High School with 12 nominations. Delaware Valley Regional High ...

Millburn's One River School of Art + Design Holds Grand Opening and Ribbon Cutting

MILLBURN, NJ - One River School of Art + Design held the grand opening for their new studio in Millburn last weekend, with free art and digital workshops for all ages, tours of One River's state-of-the-art studios and digital suite, and a ribbon cutting on Saturday afternoon.

Millburn Mayor Mayor Cheryl Burstein was there to cut the ribbon, joined by One River's CEO Matt ...

Jefferson Third-Graders Create 'Guerilla Haikus' with Artist in Resident Caley Vickerman

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Third-graders at Jefferson Elementary School had the chance to write and display Guerilla Haikus through a program with Caley Vickerman, who was an artist in residence at the school the week of April 23.

Vickerman, who is the founder of the Public Art/Poetry Project, the Guerilla Haiku Movement, worked with students and taught them Guerilla Haiku, ...

South Orange Maplewood Schools Named One of the 'Best Communities for Music Education'

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ - For the fourth year in a row, the South Orange Maplewood School District (SOMSD) has been named one of the "Best Communities for Music Education" by the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM) Foundation.

 

The award program recognizes outstanding efforts by teachers, administrators, parents, students and community leaders ...

Last Chance to See the New Musical 'The Sting' at The Paper Mill Playhouse

MILLBURN, NJ - Currently at the Paper Mill Playhouse is a musical stage adaptation of the original 1973 Academy Award-winning film, The Sting, which starred Robert Redford and Paul Newman. The same two parts are played on stage by Harry Connick, Jr and J. Harrison Ghee. Connick and Ghee, along with the other principal players and the ensemble, sing and dance and Connick plays the piano all ...

Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival to Feature Talk and Signing with Keith Hernandez

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Legendary first baseman Keith Hernandez will be having a talk and signing in honor of his memoir, I'm Keith Hernandez, at The Woodland (60 Woodland Avenue, Maplewood) from 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. on Saturday, June 9, according to a press release from the Maplewood-South Orange Book Festival.

Hernandez will be in conversation with longtime NY1 personality Budd ...

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"It Might as Well Be Swing" with Maplewood's Gregory Jones at the Millburn Library

May 16, 2018

The Millburn Free Public Library is pleased to announce An Afternoon of Jazz, Brazilian and Original Music with Sue Maskaleris and Gregory Jones.

Short Hills native pianist and singer Sue Maskaleris and bassist Gregory Jones from Maplewood present "It Might as Well Be Swing, An Afternoon of Jazz, Brazilian and Original Music" at the Millburn Public Library, 200 Glen Avenue, ...