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Wednesday Dec 1, 2021

  • CREATIVE WRITING

    Wednesday Dec 1, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Creative Writing, Every Wednesday @ 1:00 pm, Virtual, South Orange Public Library (SOPL)



    • Join SOPL every Wednesday for this virtual creative writing session on Zoom. Each week we'll introduce a prompt, write for a few minutes, and then share what we've come up with!

    • SOUTH ORANGE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Thursday Dec 2, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Thursday Dec 2, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Thursday Dec 2, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

  • Dickens Village Menorah Lighting

    Thursday Dec 2, 2021 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM

    Dickens Village Menorah Lighting
    Ricalton Square, 6:00- 7:00 PM
    Join the lighting of the menorah in Ricalton Square. This community tradition opens in December and runs each Saturday until Christmas.  https://maplewoodvillagenj.com/

  • Virtual Holiday Tour: Ballantine House,

    Thursday Dec 2, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM

    Virtual Holiday Tour: Ballantine House, 7 pm
    Virtual, Newark Museum
    How do you celebrate the holidays? How did they celebrate back in 1891? Enjoy this 30-minute virtual look inside The Newark Museum of Art’s Ballantine House, an 1885 mansion in downtown Newark, NJ.  Discover how the Ballantine Family’s home might have come to life during the winter months. Register at
    https://www.newarkmuseumart.org/tour-ballantine

Friday Dec 3, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Friday Dec 3, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • Special Conversations with Special People

    Friday Dec 3, 2021 12:45 PM to 2:00 PM

    Special Conversations with Special People, 1:00 – 2:00 pm,
    South Orange Public Library
    Join us for a virtual discussion on Zoom with guest speaker, Alex Torpey, former Village President of South Orange, Consultant at Sustainable Jersey, and Visiting Professor at SHU.  His topic is Strategies for Enhancing Public Engagement in Civic Life. Website:https://www.sopl.org/

  • Special Conversations with Special People

    Friday Dec 3, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Special Conversations with Special People online/phone with SOPL, 1pm


     


  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Friday Dec 3, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

Saturday Dec 4, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Saturday Dec 4, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music

    Saturday Dec 4, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music Jamboree Weekend, September 25th and 26th, Downtown South Orange and at various locations 


    To end the summer with the smooth continuous sounds of live music, come out and enjoy bands playing around town beginning on Saturday, September 25 through 9:30 pm on Sunday September 26th. During the day on Saturday, live band performances will begin at noon and end at 10:00 pm that night when live-streaming begins. On Sunday, Darryl Clark Tribute Bands will perform from noon to 9:30 pm. Those bands include the Peter Lin Jazz Jam, DC Fusion Band, and the Nat Adderly Jr Trio. For more information, check the South Orange Downtown site at www.southorangedowntown.org.


     

  • Pickleball at the Baird Center Tennis Courts

    Saturday Dec 4, 2021 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM

    Friday, November 19 – Friday, December 10


     


    Pickleball at the Baird Center Tennis Courts


    Two classes are being offered to residents through US Sports. Come out and learn to play pickleball with your neighbors and friends. Registration is required using the links below.


    Friday, November 19th – Friday, December 10th, 10:00 am - 10:50 am, $55


    https://usasportgroup.com/program?pid=81069&site=sports&s=1


    Friday, November 19th – Friday, December 10th, 11:00 am - 11:50 am, $55


    https://usasportgroup.com/program?pid=81070&site=sports&s=1

  • Tech Teens Helping Seniors,

    Saturday Dec 4, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Tech Teens Helping Seniors, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    Seniors can work one-on-one with a teen volunteer who will provide technology assistance. Please register with the reference librarian at 973-762-0230 or by emailing [email protected].

  • Tech Teens Helping Seniors-Every other Saturday

    Saturday Dec 4, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Tech Teens Helping Seniors


    South Orange Public Library, 10:00 to 11:30 am (and every other Saturday until December 18th).  Seniors can work one-on-one with a teen volunteer who will provide technology assistance using the senior’s device. Please register with the reference librarian at 973-762-0230 or by emailing [email protected].

  • Dickens Village Weekends in the Village

    Saturday Dec 4, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM

    Dickens Village Weekends in the Village
    10:30 am – 5:30 pm, Ricalton Square, Maplewood
    The houses are open for viewing and Santa is in Dickens Village for socially distant visits and photos. Join them at 4:30pm in Ricalton Square for the lighting of the tree.This community tradition opens in December and runs each Saturday until Christmas.https://maplewoodvillagenj.com/

  • Dickens Village-Tree Lighting

    Saturday Dec 4, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

    Dickens Village-Tree Lighting
    4:30 pm., Ricalton Square, Maplewood


     https://maplewoodvillagenj.com/
     

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Saturday Dec 4, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

Sunday Dec 5, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Sunday Dec 5, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music

    Sunday Dec 5, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music Jamboree Weekend, September 25th and 26th, Downtown South Orange and at various locations 


    To end the summer with the smooth continuous sounds of live music, come out and enjoy bands playing around town beginning on Saturday, September 25 through 9:30 pm on Sunday September 26th. During the day on Saturday, live band performances will begin at noon and end at 10:00 pm that night when live-streaming begins. On Sunday, Darryl Clark Tribute Bands will perform from noon to 9:30 pm. Those bands include the Peter Lin Jazz Jam, DC Fusion Band, and the Nat Adderly Jr Trio. For more information, check the South Orange Downtown site at www.southorangedowntown.org.


     

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Sunday Dec 5, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

Monday Dec 6, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Monday Dec 6, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Monday Dec 6, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

  • Seton Hall University Winter Concert

    Monday Dec 6, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Seton Hall University Winter Concert
    Free, 7:00 – 8:00 pm, Location: Jubilee Hall Auditorium
    A staple of the holiday season, the Seton Hall University Chorus, Concert Band and Chamber Choir present their annual winter concert.  Come out and enjoy a great concert! For more info, go to https://events.shu.edu/view/event/event_id/14963

  • Maplewood Garden Club Speaker’s Program

    Monday Dec 6, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM

    Maplewood Garden Club Speaker’s Program
    7:30 pm - 9:30 pm, see website link below for registration information
    Guest Speaker Josi Stone, owner of Wildly Floral Company in South Orange, shows how to create 4 nature-inspired floral designs of varying sizes and techniques using the medium of flowers, foliages, and other natural materials. Josi’s demonstration follows a brief business meeting, and her floral arrangements will be raffled off at the end of her presentation. See MGC website for meeting details at maplewoodgardenclub.org, 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
     

Tuesday Dec 7, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Tuesday Dec 7, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • Caregivers Support Group

    Tuesday Dec 7, 2021 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Tracy Carroll leads this weekly caregivers support group:

     

    Access in 2 ways: 


     

    Via Morrow Memorial website:

    Morrowchurch.org, click on the OWL (small groups, youth groups, and choir online) and then Caregivers Ministry. 


     

    Or Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/511979708

    Meeting ID: 511 979 708

    By phone
    646-558-8656

    Meeting ID: 511 979 708

     

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Tuesday Dec 7, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

Wednesday Dec 8, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Wednesday Dec 8, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • CREATIVE WRITING

    Wednesday Dec 8, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Creative Writing, Every Wednesday @ 1:00 pm, Virtual, South Orange Public Library (SOPL)



    • Join SOPL every Wednesday for this virtual creative writing session on Zoom. Each week we'll introduce a prompt, write for a few minutes, and then share what we've come up with!

    • SOUTH ORANGE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Thursday Dec 9, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Thursday Dec 9, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Thursday Dec 9, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

  • Seton Hall University Theatre Presents:  A Christmas Cabare

    Thursday Dec 9, 2021 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Thursday, December 9 – Sunday, December 12


     
    Seton Hall University Theatre Presents:  A Christmas Cabaret
    Free, Performances are Thursday-Saturday at 8 pm and Sunday at 2 pm.
    Location: Bishop Dougherty University Center, Theatre-in-the-Round
    Seton Hall Theatre presents its annual Christmas Cabaret. Join them for seasonal songs of the 19th Century sung by strolling players in period costume.  https://events.shu.edu/view/event/date/20211209/event_id/16262

Friday Dec 10, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Friday Dec 10, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • Special Conversations with Special People

    Friday Dec 10, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Special Conversations with Special People online/phone with SOPL, 1pm


     


  • Special Conversations with Special People,

    Friday Dec 10, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Special Conversations with Special People, 1:00 pm
    South Orange Public Library
    Join us for a virtual discussion on Zoom with guest speaker, Mallory McDuff, Professor of Environmental Education at Warren Wilson College and author of Our Last Best Act.  Her topic is Planning for the End of Our Lives to Protect the People and Places We Love

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Friday Dec 10, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

  • Seton Hall University Theatre Presents:  A Christmas Cabare

    Friday Dec 10, 2021 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Thursday, December 9 – Sunday, December 12


     
    Seton Hall University Theatre Presents:  A Christmas Cabaret
    Free, Performances are Thursday-Saturday at 8 pm and Sunday at 2 pm.
    Location: Bishop Dougherty University Center, Theatre-in-the-Round
    Seton Hall Theatre presents its annual Christmas Cabaret. Join them for seasonal songs of the 19th Century sung by strolling players in period costume.  https://events.shu.edu/view/event/date/20211209/event_id/16262

Saturday Dec 11, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Saturday Dec 11, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music

    Saturday Dec 11, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music Jamboree Weekend, September 25th and 26th, Downtown South Orange and at various locations 


    To end the summer with the smooth continuous sounds of live music, come out and enjoy bands playing around town beginning on Saturday, September 25 through 9:30 pm on Sunday September 26th. During the day on Saturday, live band performances will begin at noon and end at 10:00 pm that night when live-streaming begins. On Sunday, Darryl Clark Tribute Bands will perform from noon to 9:30 pm. Those bands include the Peter Lin Jazz Jam, DC Fusion Band, and the Nat Adderly Jr Trio. For more information, check the South Orange Downtown site at www.southorangedowntown.org.


     

  • Hometown Holiday – Elf Edition

    Saturday Dec 11, 2021 9:00 AM to 5:30 PM

    Hometown Holiday – Elf Edition, 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
    South Orange Downtown Locations
    Get ready for a full day of holiday fun!  Start the day with laughs at the Village at SOPAC theaters for a free screening of Elf at 9:00 am and then take selfies with Santa at 10:30. The day continues in Spiotta Park with crafts, treats, and a special Santa visit. The festivities conclude with our annual tree lighting ceremony and singing.


    9:00 am to 5:30 pm
    South Orange Downtown Locations
    Get ready for a full day of holiday fun!  Start the day with laughs at the Village at SOPAC theaters for a free screening of Elf at 9:00 am and then take selfies with Santa at 10:30. The day continues in Spiotta Park with crafts, treats, and a special Santa visit. The festivities conclude with our annual tree lighting ceremony and singing.

  • Tech Teens Helping Seniors-Every other Saturday

    Saturday Dec 11, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Tech Teens Helping Seniors


    South Orange Public Library, 10:00 to 11:30 am (and every other Saturday until December 18th).  Seniors can work one-on-one with a teen volunteer who will provide technology assistance using the senior’s device. Please register with the reference librarian at 973-762-0230 or by emailing [email protected].

  • Dickens Village Weekends in the Village

    Saturday Dec 11, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM

    Dickens Village Weekends in the Village
    10:30 am – 5:30 pm, Ricalton Square, Maplewood
    The houses are open for viewing and Santa is in Dickens Village for socially distant visits and photos. Join them at 4:30pm in Ricalton Square for the lighting of the tree.This community tradition opens in December and runs each Saturday until Christmas.https://maplewoodvillagenj.com/

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Saturday Dec 11, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

  • Seton Hall University Theatre Presents:  A Christmas Cabare

    Saturday Dec 11, 2021 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Thursday, December 9 – Sunday, December 12


     
    Seton Hall University Theatre Presents:  A Christmas Cabaret
    Free, Performances are Thursday-Saturday at 8 pm and Sunday at 2 pm.
    Location: Bishop Dougherty University Center, Theatre-in-the-Round
    Seton Hall Theatre presents its annual Christmas Cabaret. Join them for seasonal songs of the 19th Century sung by strolling players in period costume.  https://events.shu.edu/view/event/date/20211209/event_id/16262

Sunday Dec 12, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Sunday Dec 12, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music

    Sunday Dec 12, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music Jamboree Weekend, September 25th and 26th, Downtown South Orange and at various locations 


    To end the summer with the smooth continuous sounds of live music, come out and enjoy bands playing around town beginning on Saturday, September 25 through 9:30 pm on Sunday September 26th. During the day on Saturday, live band performances will begin at noon and end at 10:00 pm that night when live-streaming begins. On Sunday, Darryl Clark Tribute Bands will perform from noon to 9:30 pm. Those bands include the Peter Lin Jazz Jam, DC Fusion Band, and the Nat Adderly Jr Trio. For more information, check the South Orange Downtown site at www.southorangedowntown.org.


     

  • Slow Food NJ Winter Farmer’s Market

    Sunday Dec 12, 2021 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM

    Slow Food NJ Winter Farmer’s Market
    10:00 am - 2:00 pm, Great Room of The Woodland, $3 donation requested at the door.
    This popular winter market is back inside the spacious Great Room of The Woodland.  Masks are required by all attendees over 2-years-old. Entry will be managed to allow for safe social distancing inside. 

  • Gingerbread House Contest and Holiday Store

    Sunday Dec 12, 2021 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

    Gingerbread House Contest and Holiday Store
    1:00 - 4:00 pm, Durand-Hedden House, 523 Ridgewood Road, Maplewood
    This year, due to the pandemic, Durand-Hedden’s much-loved annual Gingerbread House Contest will be at the Hilton Branch Library, 1688 Springfield Ave. Creative and enchanting entries from people of all ages will be on display at the Library throughout the month. Interested in being a contestant? Enter by December 9https://www.durandhedden.org/

  •   Seton Hall University Theatre Presents:  A Christmas Cabar

    Sunday Dec 12, 2021 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM

    Thursday, December 9 – Sunday, December 12


     
    Seton Hall University Theatre Presents:  A Christmas Cabaret
    Free, Performances are Thursday-Saturday at 8 pm and Sunday at 2 pm.
    Location: Bishop Dougherty University Center, Theatre-in-the-Round
    Seton Hall Theatre presents its annual Christmas Cabaret. Join them for seasonal songs of the 19th Century sung by strolling players in period costume.  https://events.shu.edu/view/event/date/20211209/event_id/16262

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Sunday Dec 12, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

Monday Dec 13, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Monday Dec 13, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Monday Dec 13, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

Tuesday Dec 14, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Tuesday Dec 14, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • Caregivers Support Group

    Tuesday Dec 14, 2021 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Tracy Carroll leads this weekly caregivers support group:

     

    Access in 2 ways: 


     

    Via Morrow Memorial website:

    Morrowchurch.org, click on the OWL (small groups, youth groups, and choir online) and then Caregivers Ministry. 


     

    Or Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/511979708

    Meeting ID: 511 979 708

    By phone
    646-558-8656

    Meeting ID: 511 979 708

     

  • HOLIDAY PARTY FOR 55+

    Tuesday Dec 14, 2021 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Holiday Party
    The Woodland, 12 noon, $10
    The Maplewood Community Services Department is having a Holiday Party for SOMA seniors 55+ at the spacious Great Room of The Woodland.  Lots of food, holiday cheer, DJ, prizes.  To register contact [email protected] or go to Holiday Party.  Masks are required!

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Tuesday Dec 14, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

Wednesday Dec 15, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Wednesday Dec 15, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • CREATIVE WRITING

    Wednesday Dec 15, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Creative Writing, Every Wednesday @ 1:00 pm, Virtual, South Orange Public Library (SOPL)



    • Join SOPL every Wednesday for this virtual creative writing session on Zoom. Each week we'll introduce a prompt, write for a few minutes, and then share what we've come up with!

    • SOUTH ORANGE PUBLIC LIBRARY

  • Creative Writing,

    Wednesday Dec 15, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Creative Writing, 1:00 to 2:00 pm
    South Orange Public Library
    Join us on Wednesdays for this virtual creative writing session on Zoom. Each week we’ll introduce a prompt, write for a few minutes, and then share what we’ve come up with! Click here to join.

Thursday Dec 16, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Thursday Dec 16, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Thursday Dec 16, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

  •   Painters on Painters: Pablo Picasso

    Thursday Dec 16, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Thursday, December 16


     
    Painters on Painters: Pablo Picasso
    Maplewood Library, Virtual, 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
    The Painters on Painters series focuses on the lives and works of artists, hosted by Gerard Amsellem and Mikel Frank, the Visual Passion Duo. http://visualpassion.net/
    To register, go to Maplewood Library link Picasso or https://www.maplewoodlibrary.org/

Friday Dec 17, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Friday Dec 17, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • Special Conversations with Special People

    Friday Dec 17, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Special Conversations with Special People online/phone with SOPL, 1pm


     


  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Friday Dec 17, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

Saturday Dec 18, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Saturday Dec 18, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music

    Saturday Dec 18, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music Jamboree Weekend, September 25th and 26th, Downtown South Orange and at various locations 


    To end the summer with the smooth continuous sounds of live music, come out and enjoy bands playing around town beginning on Saturday, September 25 through 9:30 pm on Sunday September 26th. During the day on Saturday, live band performances will begin at noon and end at 10:00 pm that night when live-streaming begins. On Sunday, Darryl Clark Tribute Bands will perform from noon to 9:30 pm. Those bands include the Peter Lin Jazz Jam, DC Fusion Band, and the Nat Adderly Jr Trio. For more information, check the South Orange Downtown site at www.southorangedowntown.org.


     

  • Tech Teens Helping Seniors-Every other Saturday

    Saturday Dec 18, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Tech Teens Helping Seniors


    South Orange Public Library, 10:00 to 11:30 am (and every other Saturday until December 18th).  Seniors can work one-on-one with a teen volunteer who will provide technology assistance using the senior’s device. Please register with the reference librarian at 973-762-0230 or by emailing [email protected].

  •   Tech Teens Helping Seniors

    Saturday Dec 18, 2021 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM

    Saturday, December 18


     
    Tech Teens Helping Seniors, 10:00 am - 11:30 am
    South Orange Public Library
    Seniors can work one-on-one with a teen volunteer who will provide technology assistance. Please register with the reference librarian at 973-762-0230 or by emailing [email protected].

  • Dickens Village Weekends in the Village

    Saturday Dec 18, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM

    Dickens Village Weekends in the Village
    10:30 am – 5:30 pm, Ricalton Square, Maplewood
    The houses are open for viewing and Santa is in Dickens Village for socially distant visits and photos. Join them at 4:30pm in Ricalton Square for the lighting of the tree.This community tradition opens in December and runs each Saturday until Christmas.https://maplewoodvillagenj.com/

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Saturday Dec 18, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

Sunday Dec 19, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Sunday Dec 19, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music

    Sunday Dec 19, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music Jamboree Weekend, September 25th and 26th, Downtown South Orange and at various locations 


    To end the summer with the smooth continuous sounds of live music, come out and enjoy bands playing around town beginning on Saturday, September 25 through 9:30 pm on Sunday September 26th. During the day on Saturday, live band performances will begin at noon and end at 10:00 pm that night when live-streaming begins. On Sunday, Darryl Clark Tribute Bands will perform from noon to 9:30 pm. Those bands include the Peter Lin Jazz Jam, DC Fusion Band, and the Nat Adderly Jr Trio. For more information, check the South Orange Downtown site at www.southorangedowntown.org.


     

  • Handmade Holiday at The Woodland

    Sunday Dec 19, 2021 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM

    Sunday, December 19


    Handmade Holiday at The Woodland, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
    The Woodland, Maplewood
    An experiential indie maker market that celebrate the arts, history, and culture of New Jersey. Admission is free, family friendly, and open to the public.
     

  • CANDLELIGHT CAROLS

    Sunday Dec 19, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • CANDLELIGHT CAROLS

    Sunday Dec 19, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

  • Candlelight Carols Service at Morrow Church

    Sunday Dec 19, 2021 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM

    Candlelight Carols Service, 4:00 pm
    Morrow Memorial United Methodist Church, 600 Ridgewood Road, Maplewood
    This annual concert is a beloved Morrow tradition, where our musical ensembles celebrate the glory of the Christmas season through carols, special music, and the Christmas story. We will be joined by a host of additional singers and instrumentalists. This is a great opportunity to be with friends and neighbors, especially those who will be traveling on Christmas Eve!

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Sunday Dec 19, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

Monday Dec 20, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Monday Dec 20, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Monday Dec 20, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

  • Virtual Book Discussion Group

    Monday Dec 20, 2021 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM

    Virtual Book Discussion Group, 7:00 - 8:00 pm
    South Orange Public Library
    This month we’re discussing Keiichiro Hirano’s novel At the End of the Matinee. Click here to join Zoom meeting. Any questions? Contact book group moderator Nancy Janow at [email protected].
     

Tuesday Dec 21, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Tuesday Dec 21, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • Caregivers Support Group

    Tuesday Dec 21, 2021 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Tracy Carroll leads this weekly caregivers support group:

     

    Access in 2 ways: 


     

    Via Morrow Memorial website:

    Morrowchurch.org, click on the OWL (small groups, youth groups, and choir online) and then Caregivers Ministry. 


     

    Or Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/511979708

    Meeting ID: 511 979 708

    By phone
    646-558-8656

    Meeting ID: 511 979 708

     

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Tuesday Dec 21, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

Wednesday Dec 22, 2021

  • South Orange Downtown Elf Experience

    Wednesday Dec 22, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Downtown Elf Experience
    Find as many elves as you can at participating businesses throughout South Orange Downtown (Business list will be updated regularly) and collect as many Elf Tickets as you can to Win a $150 South Orange Downtown Gift Card, beginning November 23rd to December 22nd.  For more information visit https://www.southorangedowntown.org/news/hometown-holiday-year-of-the-elves


     

  • CREATIVE WRITING

    Wednesday Dec 22, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Creative Writing, Every Wednesday @ 1:00 pm, Virtual, South Orange Public Library (SOPL)



    • Join SOPL every Wednesday for this virtual creative writing session on Zoom. Each week we'll introduce a prompt, write for a few minutes, and then share what we've come up with!

    • SOUTH ORANGE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Thursday Dec 23, 2021

  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Thursday Dec 23, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

Friday Dec 24, 2021

  • Special Conversations with Special People

    Friday Dec 24, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Special Conversations with Special People online/phone with SOPL, 1pm


     


  • Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo

    Friday Dec 24, 2021 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM

    Holiday Lights at the Turtle Back Zoo
    Take a winter stroll through the Essex County Turtle Back Zoo this holiday season under the sparkling lights of over 50 winter and animal characters.  Celebrate the season of giving by bringing donations of non-perishable food items, new toys, and gently used coats.  Visit them for more information about days and times in December.  https://turtlebackzoo.com/discover/holiday-light-spectuacular/


     

Saturday Dec 25, 2021

  • South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music

    Saturday Dec 25, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music Jamboree Weekend, September 25th and 26th, Downtown South Orange and at various locations 


    To end the summer with the smooth continuous sounds of live music, come out and enjoy bands playing around town beginning on Saturday, September 25 through 9:30 pm on Sunday September 26th. During the day on Saturday, live band performances will begin at noon and end at 10:00 pm that night when live-streaming begins. On Sunday, Darryl Clark Tribute Bands will perform from noon to 9:30 pm. Those bands include the Peter Lin Jazz Jam, DC Fusion Band, and the Nat Adderly Jr Trio. For more information, check the South Orange Downtown site at www.southorangedowntown.org.


     

  • Dickens Village Weekends in the Village

    Saturday Dec 25, 2021 4:30 PM to 5:00 PM

    Dickens Village Weekends in the Village
    10:30 am – 5:30 pm, Ricalton Square, Maplewood
    The houses are open for viewing and Santa is in Dickens Village for socially distant visits and photos. Join them at 4:30pm in Ricalton Square for the lighting of the tree.This community tradition opens in December and runs each Saturday until Christmas.https://maplewoodvillagenj.com/

Sunday Dec 26, 2021

  • South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music

    Sunday Dec 26, 2021 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM

    South Orange Summer Saturdays: 5th Annual 24 Hours of Music Jamboree Weekend, September 25th and 26th, Downtown South Orange and at various locations 


    To end the summer with the smooth continuous sounds of live music, come out and enjoy bands playing around town beginning on Saturday, September 25 through 9:30 pm on Sunday September 26th. During the day on Saturday, live band performances will begin at noon and end at 10:00 pm that night when live-streaming begins. On Sunday, Darryl Clark Tribute Bands will perform from noon to 9:30 pm. Those bands include the Peter Lin Jazz Jam, DC Fusion Band, and the Nat Adderly Jr Trio. For more information, check the South Orange Downtown site at www.southorangedowntown.org.


     

Tuesday Dec 28, 2021

  • Caregivers Support Group

    Tuesday Dec 28, 2021 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

    Tracy Carroll leads this weekly caregivers support group:

     

    Access in 2 ways: 


     

    Via Morrow Memorial website:

    Morrowchurch.org, click on the OWL (small groups, youth groups, and choir online) and then Caregivers Ministry. 


     

    Or Join Zoom Meeting
    https://zoom.us/j/511979708

    Meeting ID: 511 979 708

    By phone
    646-558-8656

    Meeting ID: 511 979 708

     

Wednesday Dec 29, 2021

  • CREATIVE WRITING

    Wednesday Dec 29, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Creative Writing, Every Wednesday @ 1:00 pm, Virtual, South Orange Public Library (SOPL)



    • Join SOPL every Wednesday for this virtual creative writing session on Zoom. Each week we'll introduce a prompt, write for a few minutes, and then share what we've come up with!

    • SOUTH ORANGE PUBLIC LIBRARY

Friday Dec 31, 2021

  • Special Conversations with Special People

    Friday Dec 31, 2021 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM

    Special Conversations with Special People online/phone with SOPL, 1pm