Senior Citizen Programs

The Maplewood Recreation Department offers a variety of programs geared for Coed Seniors (55 & older).

Valentine's Day Card Workshop February 6th

Fee: $5.00

Come relax and create beautiful custom Valentine's Day Cards! Plenty of heats, lace, ribbon, doilies, paint, glitter, and envelopes to design your perfect love note! Please being your loved ones addresses so we can mail your beautiful cards for you!

1pm-3pm at the Maplewood Senior Center

Preregistration is required. Click here or call (973)763-0750. Space is limited, so call today


February 5, March 4, April 8, and May 6: Art for Seniors: Guided Painting Workshops with Denise: Ages 65 +

Senior Guided Painting Class: Each one of these beginner friendly classes will guide you through a painting step by step. You will leave with a completed 16x20 acrylic painting and a new joy for painting!

$17 per 3 hour workshop at The Woodland Third Floor Studio. Class is limited. To register please call (973)763-0750 or click here

Essex County Division of Senior Services:

  • Main Number: (973) 395-8375
  • Special Transportation Number: (973) 737-7200 or (973) 618-1280


SOMA – Two Towns For All Ages

This age-friendly initiative is committed to identify, develop and coordinate resources, policies, programs and services that support and empower all residents of Maplewood and South Orange to age in place as full members of the community.