Gingerbread Contests/ Dickens Village/ Moderna Omicron Booster Clinic
Welcome to the Two Towns for All Ages Weekly Digest!
All the information you need to stay connected to your community, right here at your fingertips. Below you'll find updates about all the important and fun events happening this week in Maplewood and South Orange.
Wednesday November 30
Trip to Jersey Shore Premium Outlets!
Saturday December 3rd
Bus Departs 10 AM from 120 Burnett AVE, 4 PM Return
FREE! except for all of your purchases!
To register call 973-763-0750
Free Moderna Omicron Booster Clinic
A Free Moderna Omicron Booster Clinic will be open for South Orange and Maplewood staff and residents 18 years and older on Saturday, December 3 from 11 AM-2 PM. Reservations are required. Flu vaccines may also be provided upon advanced request.
Make a reservation
Questions can be directed to 973-762-8120 x4300
Maplewood DICKENS VILLAGE
11:00 AM 5:00 PM
Ricalton Square (map)
The houses are open for viewing and Santa is in Dickens Village for visits and photos.
DJ JImmy provides music and Santa arrives in the Village by firetruck.
At 2pm, enjoy Swing Town’s holiday performance at the Burgdorff Center for Performing Arts.
Tree lighting is at 4:30pm. Maplewood Village Alliance President, Amy Howett, opens the day, and Maplewood Mayor Dean Dafis speaks and celebrates Dickens Village.
Sunday December 4th
Gingerbread House Making Party
Come join in the sweet, festive fun creating Gingerbread Houses at the new Vincent Monella Community Center at 133 Fairview Avenue on Sunday, December 4, 1-3 PM.
This free, family-friendly event is sponsored by Jacqueline Hunter of SOMA Hearth Realty Group.
EMERGENCE: ACRYLIC CLASS OF 1978
Saturday and Sun, Dec 3 & 4, 2 PM to 5:00 PM
Maplewood Arts & Culture Presents Emergence
works by the students in the Acrylics Class at the 1978 Maplewood Arts Center
Last weekend to see this inspiring Art Show! WINTER CONCERT FROM THE GAY MEN'S CHORUS
4:00 PM 5:30 PM
St. George's Episcopal Church (map)
ATTEND A South Orange VILLAGE MEETING
You’ll be Rockin' Around the Christmas Tree with all kinds of seasonal music,
ranging from Tallis to Tchaikovsky to A Holiday Tango! It's going to be a Merry Everything performance. Tickets
: $20 for adults, $15 for seniors and students in advance.
All tickets are $25 at the door. for tickets https://www.njgmc.org/events
Want to get more involved in your community? Attend a meeting. You will get a first-hand look at all the ins and outs of our town, and it is a great way to participate and make a difference. Please note that meetings are subject to change with short notice. Refer to our events calendar (select ALL calendars) for up-to-date information.
Start the New Year off right by signing up for classes at Soma Adult School,
South Orange Recreation and Maplewood Recreation!
Sign up for South Orange Active Older Adult Programs
Classes are held at SOPAC starting in January and run for 10 weeks
Chair Yoga with Tonia Moore, Art Class with Donna Drew-Pack, Zumba with Jackie Collier-Thomas, Tai Chi with Judith Rew
Register on line at https://secure.rec1.com/NJ/south-orange-village-township-nj/catalog
or call 973-378-7754 x2
SOMA COMMUNITY CONNECTIONS - Free
Fridays at 12 noon
Supporting ourselves and our friends
Staying Active & Engaged
led by South Orange Maplewood Case Manager Michelle Fiederer, MS
Phone (973) 986-4321
this meeting is currently on Zoom
Grieving and Loss Support Group
Nov 21, Dec 19 11:00 AM
To see if this group would be good for you
Contact South Orange Maplewood Case Manager Michelle Fiederer, MS
Phone (973) 986-4321
Hikes with South Mountain Conservancy Group
Check out the website http://www.somocon.org/
Sign up for hikes on Meet UpTransportationIn South Orange Call 973-378-7715 x 2035In Maplewood call (973) 763-0750
Please let us know how transportation works out for you if you try it out!
Coordinator SOMA Two Towns for All Ages
Facebook group: SOMA Two Towns for All Ages Group
Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/STTFAA