South Orange is filled with beautiful tree-lined streets, a good public school system, several parks and is less than a half-hour train ride away from NYC. South Orange downtown is known for its great restaurants, the South Orange Performing Arts Center, and the Clearview South Orange movie theatre. South Orange downtown offers a lively addition to the comfort of the suburb. For further information and municipal information, please click here.
South Orange Public Library
The South Orange Public Library is a great place for residents to get access to a varied collection of books, e-books, resources for kids and even obtain access to the Mango language learning systems. For more information, please click here.
South Orange School System
South Orange and Maplewood residents share a great public school system. From elementary school to high school, students are encouraged to participate in a range of sports offered through the school and exposed to outside-of-the-classroom learning experiences. ESL classes are offered in select schools.
South Orange Village Hall
The Baird in South Orange offers arts and crafts for the whole family in a beautiful 100-year-old Tudor-esque building in the park, conveniently located across from the Baird is the public pool. The pool is open all summer and the Cameron Field complex also houses a baseball diamond, tennis courts, a playground, and a sports area. For more information, please click here.
The Newcomers Club
The Newcomers Club of South Orange Maplewood offers a wide variety of programs, events, and activities as a way to connect new residents and their new town and fellow neighbors. Meetings are on the first Wednesday of every month at Morrow Memorial Methodist Church in Maplewood ad events include a wine experience, Movie night, child playgroups, and book clubs. For more information, please click here.
South Orange/Maplewood Mothers and More
Mothers & More is a non-profit organization aimed at improving the lives of working mothers in the neighborhood. Women can connect with other women and participate in activities and events to build a social network and support circles. For more information, please click here.