MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair residents are invited to celebrate the Buzz Aldrin Middle School dedication on Friday, September 16.

Mt. Hebron Middle School will be renamed officially for Montclair’s own man on the moon, Buzz Aldrin, during a townwide celebration spanning two great events open to the public.

The official dedication will take place at 9:30 a.m. on the front steps of the school. Buzz Aldrin will be there, along with visiting officials and dignitaries. The event is free and open to all. (There will also be an in-school assembly for BAMS students and faculty only, on the morning prior to the dedication.)

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That evening there will be a dedication celebration, Party on the Moon…Like It's 1969, from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Commonwealth Club, 26 Northview Avenue. (Please note the venue change from the flyer released earlier in the summer!) Buzz Aldrin will make a special appearance at 8 p.m. 

This out-of-this-world fundraising party will feature fabulous food, an open beer/wine bar, a DJ and auctions. It is open to adults only. Come in casual attire, or wear your best red, white and blue! Tickets are $50 a person and are available on www.brownpapertickets.com—just search "Buzz Aldrin Party!" 

Funds raised will go towards school STEM programs. If you cannot attend, but would like to make a donation, you can do so by check. Mail to Buzz Aldrin Dedication, care of MFEE, 100 Chestnut Street, Montclair NJ 07042. Please write Buzz Aldrin Dedication in the memo field.

For the latest information, please visit and like the Buzz Dedication Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Buzz-Aldrin-Middle-School-Dedication-140107346425503/