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Newstead 5k race

PrintThe Newstead 5k race is scheduled for Saturday, September 19, 2015 at 9am at the South Mountain School Annex, 112 Glenview Ave., South Orange..

For more info:

http://achievefoundation.org/

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Newstead 5k race Saturday morning in South Orange

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Come on up to the Newstead neighborhood of South Orange for the annual 5k race this Saturday, September 20, 2014 at 9am.  Good exercise for a good cause – Achieve Foundation.

For more info see the link.

https://achievefoundation.org/support-us-category/fundraising/newstead-5k-for-achieve-foundation/

Maplewood 4th of July

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If you’re going to be around on July 4th, attend Maplewood’s fun 112th Annual Day-Long Celebration @ Memorial Park, Oakview Av. and Valley Rd., Maplewood

Weather related Changes – 112th Annual Day-Long July 4th Celebration

Fourth of July Celebration Update
In expectation of inclement weather tomorrow, the Maplewood Fourth of July Committee would like to communicate adjustments to the day’s schedule:
8:00am: JULY 4th OPENING CEREMONIES – On schedule, weather permitting.
8:15am: KIDS’ BIKES, ETC. PARADE – On schedule, weather permitting
9:00am: KIDS’ DASHES & RELAYS – Weather permitting. May have a delayed start.
10:00am-2:00pm: CHS ROBOTICS CLUB – Moved to 60 Woodland Road (former Women’s Club)
10:00am: ART PROJECT – Weather permitting. May have a delayed start.
11:00am: ICE CREAM EATING CONTESTS – Moved to 60 Woodland Road
11:30am: BAKING CONTEST – Moved to 60 Woodland Road
12noon to 3:00pm: KARAOKE – On schedule near the stage by the baseball diamond in south Memorial Park
12:00noon: KIDS’ PERCUSSION – Moved to 60 Woodland Road
12:00noon: PET AWARDS SHOW – Moved to 60 Woodland Road
1:00pm. & 3:30pm & 6:00pm: ZERBINI FAMILY CIRCUS – On schedule rain or shine, north Memorial Park
4:00pm to 9:15pm: LIVE MUSIC – At the stage. May have a delayed start.
9:15 pm: FIREWORKS – On schedule

Support The Daylong Festivities with your tag purchase!  Buy in advance a $15 Combo Tag – admission to BOTH the CIRCUS and FIREWORKS!
Buy at the gate only on the day of the event a $10 Tag for the CIRCUS* (Circus concessions not included.) or a $10 Tag for the FIREWORKS.

SCHEDULE OF EVENTS for Friday, July 4, 2014:
7 am registration for 8 am 4TH OF JULY 5K RUN, Start & Finish – Dunnell Road near Civic House (separate registration and fee). Benefits CHS Cross-Country team.
8 am July 4th OPENING CEREMONIES Ricalton Square.
8:15 am KIDS’ BIKES, ETC. PARADE steps off fr Ricalton Square.
9 am KIDS’ DASHES & RELAYS in Athletic field south of Oakview Ave. Requires parent/guardian sign-up.
10 am to 2 pm CHS ROBOTICS CLUB students display & demonstrate at Skate House.
10 am Participatory Community Pixel/Box ART PROJECT by John Kaufman; all ages; sponsored by Memorial Post 10120 VFW & 1978 Arts Center. Ballfield backstop south of Oakview Ave./Valley.
11 am ICE CREAM EATING CONTESTS picnic area next to playground, sponsored and presented by Maplewood Rotary.
11 am TENNIS CONTESTS at Civic House tennis courts: fastest serve & most accurate serve; presented by Maplewood Recreation Tennis Program.
11:30 am BAKING CONTEST in Town Hall; all ages. Judging directed by Janet Crane. Baking Contest entries need to be at Town Hall btw 9–9:30 am.
Note that there is NO ENTRY to fireworks firing area after noon.
12 – 3 pm ADULT SOFTBALL – Field south of Oakview Ave., field near Valley & Baker.
12 – 3 pm KARAOKE by New Jersey DJ Services LLC in Athletic field south of Oakview Ave.
12 noon KIDS’ PERCUSSION in Athletic field south of Oakview Ave., presented by Ethical Culture Society and Children’s Music Network.
12 noon PET AWARDS SHOW in front of Town Hall: All types, all sizes! With support from PetSmart. Emceed by Art and Willie Gartenlaub.
One tag per person required for admission to Circus or to concert/fireworks spectator area.
1 pm & 3:30 pm & 6 pm Zerbini FAMILY CIRCUS under the Big Top in Athletic field NORTH of Oakview. Rain or shine! 1st come, 1st served! No reserved seats! SEATING IS LIMITED so line up early!
4 pm LIVE MUSIC Performances on lawn in Athletic field south of Oakview Ave. until Fireworks. Picnic until fireworks: Ice cream vendor; Blue Plate Special handcrafted meals; Maplewood BSA Troop 5’s burgers, hotdogs, sodas.[Alcoholic beverages are not permitted in Maplewood parks.]

9 pm Fireworks

http://www.maple4th.com/index.html

 

Fourth of July in Maplewood, South Orange

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For those of you who are staying local for July 4th, Independence Day Events abound in SOMA.  Maplewood has a full schedule of fun starting with a 5k race at 730 AM, including various relays, adult softball, ice cream eating contest, tennis, baking contest and many other events.  The day culminates in fireworks in Memorial Park.

South Orange has sack races, ping pong and other events near the pool.

For a full schedule:

http://maplewood.patch.com/articles/maplewood-2013-4th-of-july-guide

http://southorange.patch.com/articles/july-4th-celebrations-set-for-south-orange

Maplewood 5k

 

 

 

 

Get out and kick it at the Maplewood 5k run on Sunday, October 14.  Proceeds to community organizations.  Register and more info here:

http://maplewoodinmotion.wikispaces.com/

Newstead 5k race

 

 

 

The Newstead 5k race will be September 22 this year  at 9am.  I haven’t done a 5k in two years so I’m down for this one.  Twenty dollars in advance and twenty-five the day of, so register now.  The money goes to Achieve Foundation of South Orange and Maplewood, an educational organization supporting the district’s schools systems.  Last year 350 runners raised $14,000.  The race takes place at the South Mountain Annex – 112 Glenview Road in South Orange.  see link for more details.

http://newstead5k.com


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