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, firstname.lastname@example.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.