Recreation & Cultural Affairs

The South Orange Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs is located in the Baird Community Center, a 100 year old Tudor-esque building set in Meadowland Park. The Baird houses the administrative offices for the department, the Pierro Gallery of South Orange and a variety of meeting and activity spaces. 
The mission of the Department of Recreation & Cultural Affairs is to enhance the quality of life in South Orange, by providing a well-rounded program of leisure time activities for community residents of all ages and interests.
  1. Basketball - Suburban League 8th Grade Boys

    South Orange Boys Win 8th Grade Suburban League Championship

    The South Orange 8th grade boys basketball team went from worst to first, winning the Suburban Essex League championship on March 9th. Read on...
  2. South Orange/SHU Digital Citizenship Collaboration

    In a partnership between Seton Hall University, the Village of South Orange, the Pierro Gallery, and South Orange Public Library. “South Orange-SHU Connected” will explore citizen engagement in our increasingly digital, technology driven society. Read on...
  3. Booked 15

    Booked 15 is at the Pierro Gallery

    March 10 – April 7, 2018 10-4 daily (closed Sundays and March 30) The Pierro Gallery at the Baird 5 Mead Street, South Orange NJ 07079 OPENING RECEPTION March 10th, 2-4 p.m. Read on...
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