The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors at Columbia High School
Feb
22
7:00 PM19:00

The U.S. Army Jazz Ambassadors at Columbia High School

Don't miss this extraordinary opportunity to see "America's Jazz Band" FREE at Columbia High School! The Jazz Ambassadors is the United States Army’s premier big band. This 19-member ensemble, formed in 1969, has received great acclaim both at home and abroad performing America’s original art form, jazz. They have performed in all 50 states as well Canada, Mexico, Japan, India, and Europe, and in joint concerts with the Boston Pops, National Symphony, Pittsburgh Symphony, Seattle Symphony, and at Carnegie Hall.  Concerts include something for everyone, from classic big band standards to instrumental and vocal solo features, patriotic favorites, contemporary jazz works, and original compositions. For this concert only, several Columbia High School jazz musicians will sit in with the band! While the concert is free, you must have a ticket to attend. You can get your ticket here. For more information, please contact: deborah.gaines@gmail.com

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Central Park Five Screening & Panel Discussion
Feb
22
7:30 PM19:30

Central Park Five Screening & Panel Discussion

The Cultural Affairs will be screening the film Central Park Five film which deals with the notorious case of five teenagers who were wrongfully convicted of raping a woman in NYC’s Central Park. Panel Discussion immediately following film will include:  

  • Filmmaker Sarah Burns

  • Kevin Richardson one of the wrongly convicted Central Park 5

  • Jennifer Sellitti NJ Office of the Public Defender Director of Training and Communications

  • Christina Swarns is former litigation director of NAACP legal defense fund and attorney in charge at the office of the appellate defender

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Muppets Movies Screening
Feb
18
10:00 AM10:00

Muppets Movies Screening

No school, no problem! Join us for a double screening of The Muppets Movie (2011) at 10 AM and Muppets Most Wanted (2014) at 1:30 PM. In between, at 12:00 PM, we will be having pizza and hot dogs (while supplies last). The first movie screening will be a sensory-friendly presentation and throughout the event, we will have a sensory-friendly art space available. Bring a blanket. Registration is required. You can register here.

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A PARK AVENUE CHRISTMAS
Dec
20
to Dec 23

A PARK AVENUE CHRISTMAS

  • The Burgdorff Cultural Center (map)
  • Google Calendar ICS

Gregory Omar Osborne Inc with the support of Maplewood Township present A Park Avenue Christmas! A very untraditional and very funny holiday romp with a tuneful and whimsical score, gangsters, the stock market crash and mistaken identity.

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Rent Party
Dec
14
8:00 PM20:00

Rent Party

We welcome back one of our favorite bands, Shark Hat! Shark Hat played at the very first Rent Party show and they remain near and dear to our hearts. Next up, we're welcoming two bands for the very first time to the Rent Party stage! We're very excited to welcome Megan Jean & The Klay Family Band and Forget the Whale to the Rent Party stage for the first time. 

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Maplewood Glee Club Annual Holiday Concert and Sing-A-Long
Dec
9
4:00 PM16:00

Maplewood Glee Club Annual Holiday Concert and Sing-A-Long

An annual family-friendly holiday show. The concert – titled “The Most Wonderful Time of the Year” – will feature songs about “wonder,” an audience sing-along, guest groups, classic carols with a twist, and modern favorites from The Eagles, The Beach Boys, David Bowie, and Stephen Schwartz (“Wicked”).

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