8 / matters magazine / fall 2018 continued on p. 49 Rent Party, a live music series based in Maplewood and South Or- ange whose proceeds help fight hunger in our community, welcomes Chuck Prophet & The Mission Express with special guests The Marco Ranieri Band October 12 at 8 p.m. at The Wood- land. For details, visit rentpartylive. com. Tickets are available at brownpap- ertickets.com. The South Orange Maplewood Community Coalition on Race will hold its annual fundraising dinner, Celebrating Integration: Local Businesses Are Community Champions, October 13 at 7 p.m. at The Woodland. It’s an evening to celebrate two local food ma- vens, Yanick Ranieri, chef and owner of Papillon 25 Restaurant & Bar, and Julie Pauly, owner of The Able Baker, as well as a chance to enjoy good food, dancing and an auction. For details and tickets call 973-761-6116 or visit twotowns.org. South Orange Performing Arts Center (SOPAC) offers a varied sea- son of entertainment: Poco October 13 at 8 p.m.; La Cinematheque Film Club screening Breaking the Waves Oc- tober 14 at 2 p.m.; Suzzanne Douglas October 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the Loft; Folk in the Loft: Mary Fahl October 24 at 7:30 p.m.; Dave Alin & Jimmie Dale Gilmore November 1 at 7:30 p.m.; Peter Yarrow & Noel Paul Stook- ey of Peter, Paul & Mary November 2 at 8 p.m.; The Naked Magicians No- vember 3 at 8 p.m.; Kenny Garret Jazz Benefit Concert presented by Pastoral- ist Child Foundation November 4 at 3 p.m.; America’s Got Talent winner Olate Dogs November 9 at 8 p.m.; La Cinematheque Film Club screening of Troubled Water November 11 at 2 p.m.; Pinocchio at 2 p.m. November 17, followed by Todd Barry at 8 p.m.; Vivian Green November 24 at 8 p.m. For details and tickets call 973-313- 2787 or visit sopacnow.org. The Society of Musical Arts will perform a tribute concert to Michael Tree, an illustrious musician and Ma- plewood native who passed away this spring, October 14 at 3 p.m. at the Maurice Levin Theater at the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC, 760 Northfield Avenue, West Or- ange. The Society of Musi- cal Arts’ concerts are always free and open to everyone, continuing the vision of its founder and Tree’s father, Samuel Ap- plebaum of Maplewood. For details, visit somaorchestra.org. The 5th Annual Seton Village Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival takes place October 19 from 5-10 p.m. on Irvington Avenue between Ward & Tichenor/Riggs in South Orange. The The South Orange Maplewood Coalition on Race will honor local business owners Yanick Ranieri of Papillon 25 Restaurant & Bar and Julie Pauly of The Able Baker at its annual dinner October 13 at The Woodland. Vivian Green will take the SOPAC stage November 24. The Society of Musical Arts will perform a tribute to the late Michael Tree, a musi- cian and Maplewood native, October 14 at the Leon & Toby Cooperman JCC, West Orange. The 5th Annual Seton Village Food Truck & Craft Beer Festival will take place October 19 in Seton Village, South Orange. Park Wood D I N E R • R E S T A U R A N T Book your next gathering in our NEW Private Party Room Fresh Ingredients Fresh Fish Daily Specials Gourmet Salads Breakfast • Lunch • Dinner 1958 Springfield Avenue • Maplewood (973) 313-3990 • fax (973) 313-3991 We CATER! (Free delivery to your home or office!) NJ MONTHLY “Best of Jersey Favorite Diner” You’re going to love our food! OPEN UNTIL 7 P.M. TUESDAY & THURSDAY 973.763.4710 VillageBarbers@comcast.net 167 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ 07040 TUESDAY & THURSDAY OPEN UNTIL 7 P.M. The Wizard School Imagine | Create | Share Help your student master the craft of writing. Caitlyn Pezza / Founder & Word Wizard 561-718-3052 cpezza@thewizardschool.net Visit thewizardschool.net for upcoming events. • 10-week workshops in small groups meet after school or on Saturday mornings • Customized activities guide students to find their voice, organize and process their ideas and thoughts, master mechanics in various writing forms, share and reflect to build confidence and autonomy • Private lessons available • Ages 8 - 18