Maplewood Events

Harlan Coben Visits Words Bookstore in Maplewood April 3 Wednesday, April 3 — 7:00 pm [words] Bookstore and Harlan Coben reunite for a new event on April 3. Full details to be announced soon. Inquire at

From  [words] Bookstore: Local independent bookseller [words] Bookstore  is delighted to announce that New York Times best selling essayist  Sloane Crosley  will be in Maplewood to discuss and sign her  latest collection of essays  Look Alive Out There on Monday, April 8 at 7:30 PM. The event will be held at the bookstore, located in the heart of downtown Maplewood at 179 Maplewood Avenue. A contributing editor and books columnist for Vanity Fair, Sloane Crosely is the author of the novel The Clasp and two New York Times bestselling books of personal essays, I Was Told There’d Be Cake, a finalist for the Thurber Prize for American humor, and How Did You Get This Number. Fans of Crosley’s work know her life is a series of relatable but madcap misadventures. In Look Alive Out There, whether it’s scaling active volcanoes, crashing shivas, playing herself on Gossip Girl or staring down the barrel of the fertility gun, Crosely continues make readers laugh with her electric one-liners. And as her subjects become more serious, her essays deliver not just laughs but lasting emotional heft and insight. This event is free and open to the public; no advance registration or book purchase required […]

From Arts Unbound: Founded in 2000, Arts Unbound is a social enterprise committed to encouraging and promoting the artwork of visual artists with disabilities in the marketplace.  We have helped hundreds of artists find their voice.  Our annual spring benefit is critical to our ability to serve our clients. Saturday, May 4th The Woodland, Maplewood NJ VIP hour 7-8:00pm Main event 8:00-11:00pm Honorees: Patricia A. Bell, Natalie Farrell, Ben F. Jones More information