Local Clubs

Some of the local clubs for older residents include:

South Orange Senior Circle
The Senior Circle of South Orange was founded in 1970 for the cultivation of friendship and socialization. The Circle has been an ongoing entity ever since to the enjoyment of a multiple number of seniors. It is a membership club requiring annual dues. The membership is open for all South Orange residents over age 55, and persons sponsored by a current member.

Meetings are held monthly on the Third Thursday of each month at the Baird 11:00 am. Anyone interested joining should contact Helen Shelley at hshell1@verizon.net.

Maplewood Garden Club
Since 1927, the Maplewood Garden Club has been a hands-on garden club, open to the people of Maplewood, NJ and the surrounding communities.  Meetings are held September through May at the Maplewood Memorial Library (main branch) at 7:30 p.m. and are open to the public.

Website: http://www.maplewoodgardenclub.org/

Maplewood Senior Club
The club meets the second Wedneday of every month at 10am at the Maplewood Senior Center (106 Burnett Ave.)  Open to new members, the club offers a wide range of speakers, entertainment and events for residents age 55 and above. For more information, all (973) 763-0750. 

Veterans of Foreign Wars
Maplewood Memorial Post 10120
220 Prospect St (The Elks Club)
South Orange, NJ 07079
Meetings held 6:30 PM,  4th Monday of the month
Phone: (973) 378-2021
Quartermaster: John Kaufman
Commander: Frank Warzocha
Website: https://www.vfw.org/find-a-post


An extensive list of local organization can be found on the library's website: https://www.maplewoodlibrary.org/organizations/