Eclipse Viewing Party on August 21 at the South Orange Public Library

August 18, 2017

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - There will be an eclipse viewing party on Monday, August 21, beginning at 1 p.m., at the South Orange Public Library (SOPL).

The eclipse on August 21 is the first total solar eclipse to occur in the United States in nearly 40 years, and it's the first time since 1776 that it's happening exclusively in the U.S., according to an update from the SOPL.

According to ...

Late Summer Fun at the Maplewood Pool: Float Night, Dive-In Movie Night and More

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - The Maplewood Pool has several events planned for end of summer fun.

On Wednesday, August 16, there will be "Music by the Pool" featuring the David Easton Band from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m.

On Friday, August 18, the pool will host it's first ever "Float Night" from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m., and everyone is invited to bring their own floats for use in the main ...

Members of SOMA Community Gather for ‘Stand with Charlottesville’ Vigil

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Several hundred protesters gathered Sunday night in Maplewood for a vigil denouncing the recent racist march in Charlottesville, VA. that led to violent clashes and at least one death.

Participants first met at Ricalton Square in Maplewood Village for speeches and songs before marching down Maplewood Avenue to Baker Street, then to Valley Street toward Memorial ...

Last Week of Free Movies at Bowtie Cinemas in South Orange

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - This is the last week for free kids movies at Bow Tie Cinemas. Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs is showing this Tuesday, Aug. 15 and Wednesday, Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. at the South Orange 5 movie theater (1 SOPAC Way). There are free films at seven other New Jersey locations including Upper Montclair and Hoboken as ...

Adult Night at the South Orange Pool on Sunday, August 13

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - All adult residents of South Orange are invited to the South Orange Pool on Sunday, August 13, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m., according to an update on the South Orange Village website.

The update states, "enjoy an evening of musical entertainment and dinner poolside. Floats and friends are welcome." Live music will be provided by the Sam Petitti & Ray ...

Events at the Maplewood Community Pool This Week; Early Closure on Tuesday

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - Here's what's going on the week of August 7 at the Maplewood Community Pool, according to information from pool management. In addition to events at the pool, there is also an early closure on Tuesday, August 8, for a staff in-service.

August 8: Staff in-service pool closing at 5 p.m.

August 9 - Story and Craft at the Splash Pool for children of ...

Transgender Flag Raising in South Orange on Thursday, August 3

SOUTH ORANGE, NJ - There will be a Transgender Flag Raising in South Orange on Thursday, August 3, at  7 p.m. at the flagpole in downtown South Orange (next to 76 South Orange Avenue), according to an update on Facebook from South Orange Village President Sheena Collum.

"We rally behind our transgender brothers and sisters who serve our country with courage, denounce this form ...

National Night Out Events Planned in South Orange and Maplewood Tuesday, August 1

SOUTH ORANGE AND MAPLEWOOD, NJ  - It's National Night Out in many communities and there will be events in both South Orange and Maplewood on Tuesday, August 1.

National Night Out promotes police-community partnerships, and provides public safety tips and information.


South Orange will hold its Eighth Annual National Night Out on Tuesday, August ...

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 ...

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