Menorah Lighting, Blues Jam and Rent Party This Week in Maplewood

A look at what is on the calendar this week.


Correction: The Benefit Jam at Highland Place is on Thursday, Dec. 13, not Tuesday. This has been fixed in the article.


The Maplewood Maplewood Library will hold a club for children in 6th grade and above who have recently moved to Maplewood. If you're a seasoned Maplewoodian, come help out. Drop in, free, 3:30 - 4:30 p.m.

Highland Place/Crane's will host "Family Night" at 6 p.m., with hamburgers, hot dogs, potato salad and more for four people, $30. Join in and bring your kids to enjoy the fun picnic themed event.

The Maplewood Jewish Center will host a Chanukah Party for all ages at 113 Parker Ave at 6:30 p.m. Come enjoy dinner, donuts and special entertainment. Admission is $12 per person, with a $54 family max. RSVP to Frumie Bogomilsky, admin@maplewoodjewishcenter.org.


The giant menorah will be lit at Ricalton Square in Maplewood Village. Join for the lighting, hot latkes and fun at 6:30 p.m.



Highland Place (5 Highland Pl., Maplewood) will host a Benefit Jam at 8:30 p.m. to raise money for a quadriplegic who recently lost his home in Hurricane Sandy. Performers include Joe's Garage, the Blues Bros., George Naha, artists from from Felt, Walk The Dog, Moroccan Sheepherders, and more. Suggested donation $5; food will be collected for local pantries as well.



The South Orange Elks Lodge (220 Prospect Street) will host a Rent Party to fight hunger in our community. A variety of bands will perform, including 4th Street NiteOwls, Heroes of Toolik, and Deena & The Laughing Boys. Suggested donation is $5 and every dollar is matched by HK Project. 


Gift Wrapping Extravaganza at Columbia High School. Bring all of your holiday gifts to have members of the Diversity Rocks Club wrap them for a small donation. All proceeds will go to underprivileged children for the holidays.

Joe La Palerma December 10, 2012 at 01:29 PM
Please note that the Benefit Jam at Highland Place will be this Thur. Dec 13th at 8:30pm. Thanks, Joe Lap Here's the Line Up: 8:30 - Baby Please 9:10 - Joe's Garage 9:50 - Walk The Dog 10:30 - Al Gold & The Suburban Rhythm Kings 11:10 - Felt 11:40 - Lee Finkelstein, George Naha and various players from the All Star Band 12:10 - Joe's Garage into an Open Jam
Carolyn Maynard-Parisi (Editor) December 10, 2012 at 03:08 PM
Sorry about that, Joe. It has been fixed in the article.
Joe La Palerma December 11, 2012 at 09:53 PM
Thanks, feel free to send someone over from Patch to cover it. All the best, Joe Lap


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