On Monday, the Maplewood Farmer’s Market is open from 2-7 p.m. on Springfield Avenue at Indiana Street. In addition to the fresh produce -- much of which is at its peak now -- make sure to sample some Lickt Gelato, made by a Maplewood local.
For teens and tweens, the Maplewood Memorial Library Hilton Branch will host
an Afterhours Party featuring local band 8Bit on Wed., July 25 from 7-9 p.m. Enjoy the original songs and covers of this alternative rock band comprised of Columbia High School students. Free food, too!
Head to Gas Gallery for the Closing Reception of "Robert Cenedella Class from The Art Student's League Of New York Occupies GAS Gallery And Studio," on Wednesday from 6-8 p.m. Visit the website for more information.
The Visual Passion Experience, a multimedia, interactive art installation, begins on Thursday, July 26, from 6- 9 p.m. at Gallery 1978. Visitors can paint their own interpretations of love by writing on the wall and being interviewed on video by the artists. The event also runs on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 2-9 p.m. For more information on this family-friendly event, visit the website.