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Thousands Attend Fourth Annual PlayDay South Orange

September 21, 2017

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - PlayDay South Orange was on Sunday, September 16, which promised for the fourth year "the most fun you've ever had between two curbs."

PlayDay, which took place in and around a stretch of South Orange Avenue that was closed to traffic, featured street games, fitness activities, inflatables, live music, art, dance, and food from local ...

6th Annual Art Walk & Music Fest in Maplewood on Sunday, September 24

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Village Alliance (MVA) will host its 6th Annual Art Walk & Music Fest on Sunday, September 24, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Maplewood Village.

According to organizers,this year's event will feature over 40 artists, many new to the event, displaying and selling their original work, plus live music by local bands all day long.

Children attending the ...

It's 'Stay & Play' Weekend in South Orange September 16 and September 17

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - There are events all weekend long in South Orange for "Stay & Play Weekend," September 16 and September 17.

Stay & Play Weekend kicked-off on Friday with the South Orange Community Campout in New Waterlands Park, which included not only the chance for participants to camp overnight, but also to play volleyball, climb a rock wall, and watch an outdoor ...

Paint, Petrol and The Promised Land: Downtown Summit Hosts 'Arts + Cars' Event Sept. 17; B Street Band Headlines Music Stage

SUMMIT, NJ - It's an event mash-up with something for the entire family, no matter one's activity palate or palette. 

The Hilltop City's downtown will be buzzing with a cornucopia of goings-on when Summit Downtown, Inc., the Summit Police Athletic League (PAL) and the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey (VACNJ) team up to hosts 'Arts + Cars' September 17, from 9 a.m.

South Orange Artist Receives First Place Award at Essex County Senior Citizens Art Show

CEDAR GROVE, NJ - Victor Esquilin of South Orange won first place for his piece "Turning 40" in the professional drawing category at the Annual Essex County Senior Citizens Juried Art Show, according to a press release from Essex County Executive Joseph N. DiVincenzo, Jr.

Esquilin was recognized during an awards ceremony on Wednesday, September 6, at the Robert J.

Pooches in the Pool: Maplewood Pool Holds First 'Dog Days of Summer' Event

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Shouts of Watson! Piper! Winston! Molly! were heard this sunny Saturday at the Maplewood Pool, but it wasn't coming from parents trying to get their kids attention, but rather that of their dogs who were enjoying the first Dog Days of Summer event from the Maplewood Recreation Department.

Dogs of all sizes and breeds ran around the grounds of the Maplewood Pool, as ...

ACEO Partners with SOPAC for 5th Annual Playin' Around South Orange Project

EAST ORANGE, NJ - The Arts Council of East Orange (ACEO) recently partnered with the South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) on the 5th Annual Playin’ Around South Orange Project, which included the painting of pianos whose keys will be open for free “tickling” in four downtown South Orange locations between Aug. 30 and Sept. 27.

Under the creative direction of ...

Archeological Antiquing: "American Pickers" to Film In New Jersey Next Month

NEW YORK, NY - Mike Wolfe, Frank Fritz, and the AMERICAN PICKERS team are excited to return to New Jersey and plan to film episodes of the hit series AMERICAN PICKERS throughout the region in September, 2017. So get your hidden treasures ready for the full-on evaluation by the guys who invented archeological antiquing.

A mainstay of the History Channel lineup (Channel 875 ...

Last South Orange Moonlit Movie of the Summer is this Wednesday

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - This Wedneday, August 30, is the last Moonlit Movie of the summer. The South Orange Summer Night season closes with a showing of Beauty and the Beast.

The movie will be shown on Floods Hill in Meadowland Park. Event organizers encourage concert-goers to arrive early and to pick out a spot on the lawn.

South Orange Summer Nights is jointly produced by the South ...

RWJBarnabas Health to Host “Running with the Devils” 5K at Turtle Back Zoo

RWJBarnabas Health and the New Jersey Devils to Benefit Clara Maass Medical Center to host charitable race and day of family fun at Turtle Back Zoo and South Mountain Reservoir on Sept. 24

WEST ORANGE, NJ – The inaugural RWJBarnabas Health “Running with the Devils 5K Run and Family Fun Walk,” benefitting RWJBarnabas Health’s Clara Maass Medical Center in ...

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Third Annual SouthNEXT Festival in South Orange: October 6 to October 8

September 21, 2017

SouthNEXT Festival Returns to South Orange October 6-8 Third Annual Collision of Arts, Ideas and Music is “Under the Big Top” in 2017

SouthNEXT, New Jersey’s fast-growing festival that explores our similarities by celebrating our differences returns to South Orange Village Center this October with another spectacular lineup of talent and an exciting new outdoor venue ...