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Best Years Book Club

Tue, September 18, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Best Years Book Club

Education

Add to My Calendar 09/18/2018 2:00pm 09/18/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Best Years Book Club

Join us for a discussion of a great book! All adults invited. To join, please email reference@montclair.bccls.org or call 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.

September’s book: The Days of Abandonment by Elena Ferrante. This book club will take place in the senior space at the Montclair Public Library.

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Every Wednesday Matinee

Wed, September 19, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Every Wednesday Matinee

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/19/2018 2:00pm 09/19/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Every Wednesday Matinee

On Wednesdays at 2 pm, Montclair Public Library hosts The Every Wednesday Matinee, a classic film series presented in its auditorium. In September 2018, silent films will be shown.

The movies are as follows:

September 5: Gold Rush – Starring: Charles Chaplin, Mack Swain, Tom Murray. A prospector goes to the Klondike in search of gold and finds it and more. (1925, 95 minutes, black ...

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Treasure Island Read Aloud

Wed, September 19, 4:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Treasure Island Read Aloud

Education

Add to My Calendar 09/19/2018 4:00pm 09/19/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Treasure Island Read Aloud

Ahoy, matey! Join us as patrons of all ages take turns reading from Robert Louis Stevenson’s swashbuckling, adventure classic Treasure Island! Every week we will read two chapters from Treasure Island.

All Hands on Deck! Kids, adults and families are invited!

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07410
Understanding Liver Disease

Wed, September 19, 6:00 PM

Montclair Public Lbirary, Montclair

Understanding Liver Disease

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/19/2018 6:00pm 09/19/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Understanding Liver Disease

Learn more about the body’s largest gland, and the causes and effects of liver diseases such as Fatty Liver and Hepatitis on your overall health.

Presented by Cecilia Minano, MD, MPH, Gastroenterology through Summit Medical Group.

Please register at the link provided or call 973-744-0500 ext. 2235.

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Strategies for Having a Voice in the Mid-Term Elections

Wed, September 19, 6:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Strategies for Having a Voice in the Mid-Term ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 09/19/2018 6:30pm 09/19/2018 8:00pm America/New_York Strategies for Having a Voice in the Mid-Term Elections

The 2018 mid-term election is seen as a critical event by all parties and this non-partisan presentation will provide attendees of any age with very specific and actionable strategies and resources regarding how one can impact the mid-term election in New Jersey and across the country. These strategies include and are not limited to how individuals can identify political campaigns of interest, ...

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Becoming a Parent

Wed, September 19, 7:00 PM

Hospital Conference Room 2 (Ground Floor), Glen Ridge

Becoming a Parent

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/19/2018 7:00pm 09/19/2018 9:30pm America/New_York Becoming a Parent

This class will prepare you for the realities of becoming a parent, with special emphasis on coping during the first 3 months of your baby's life.

Fee: $50 per couple

1 Bay Ave Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

Wed, September 19, 7:00 PM

Mountainside Medical Center, Glen Ridge

Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

Health & Wellness

Add to My Calendar 09/19/2018 7:00pm 09/19/2018 9:00pm America/New_York Bariatric Seminar-Weight Loss That Works

The Center for Advanced Bariatric Surgery at Mountainside Medical Center
Are you ready for real and permanent weight loss? Weight loss surgery can help you control your hunger, maintain a healthy weight, and reduce your risks for heart disease, hypertension and diabetes. If you’re obese and struggling to lose weight, you’re not alone.

Mountainside Medical Center can help. Attend a ...

1 Bay Ave Glen Ridge, NJ 07028
Teen Great American Read Book Club

Thu, September 20, 6:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, 3rd Floor, Montclair

Teen Great American Read Book Club

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 09/20/2018 6:30pm 09/20/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Teen Great American Read Book Club

The Great American Read is comprised of 100 books, but infinite experiences! Join us to talk about your favorite book on the list, learn about some you haven’t yet read, and share in a nationwide book party! Refreshments will be served. Please advise of food allergies.

No registration required

Ages 12 +


50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
International Day of Peace: Drop-In Program presented by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

Fri, September 21, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, 3rd Floor, Montclair

International Day of Peace: Drop-In Program ...

Education

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2018 2:00pm 09/21/2018 4:00pm America/New_York International Day of Peace: Drop-In Program presented by the Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

What does peace mean to you? The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom invite young children to share stories, live music, art and discussions centered around ‘Peace.’ Little ones will share what peace means to them and color peace doves to take home.

The WILPF is an international NGO with sections covering every continent and a New York office focused on the ...

50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Let's Listen to Jazz: Charles Mingus

Fri, September 21, 6:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Let's Listen to Jazz: Charles Mingus

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/21/2018 6:00pm 09/21/2018 7:30pm America/New_York Let's Listen to Jazz: Charles Mingus

Join Seed Artists and our resident musical guru, Peter Bodge, in a monthly series of old-school listening sessions exploring the many facets of jazz. It’s simple: We’ll listen to some great music curated by Peter, talk about it over refreshments, and maybe make some new friends. It will be casual, conversational, and fun. And you’ll walk away with the curated playlist from the ...

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
NJ Audubon: Nature-Infused Yoga Summer/Fall Series

Sat, September 22, 9:30 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Nature-Infused Yoga Summer/Fall Series

Green Religions And Spirituality

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2018 9:30am America/New_York NJ Audubon: Nature-Infused Yoga Summer/Fall Series

NJ Audubon: Nature-Infused Yoga Summer/Fall Series
Led by Kristin Mylecraine, Yoga Teacher & NJA Senior Research Scientist

Yoga is a great way to relax, connect with yourself, and increase flexibility and strength. Explore the connections between yoga and nature in this 75-minute class. No experience necessary; all levels welcome. Please arrive 10 minutes early and bring a yoga mat if ...

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924
Oz-play: “The Wizard of Oz” Cosplay & Singalong Screening

Sat, September 22, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Oz-play: “The Wizard of Oz” Cosplay & Singalong ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2018 2:00pm 09/22/2018 4:00pm America/New_York Oz-play: “The Wizard of Oz” Cosplay & Singalong Screening

Celebrate the Great American Read! Join us for a participatory singalong and cosplay viewing of The Wizard of Oz, the classic 1939 adaptation of Frank L. Baum’s novel of the same name. Come dressed up as your favorite Oz character! Starring Judy Garland.

Programming for The Great American Read is offered as part of a grant from the American Library Association and PBS.

Please register ...

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair.

Sat, September 22, 2:00 PM

Begins at Lackawanna Station, Montclair

Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair.

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2018 2:00pm 09/22/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair.

Discover the food and stories that make Montclair unique on this 3-hour food tasting and historical walking tour of downtown Montclair. Sample foods from 6 to 8 Montclair restaurants. Space is limited. $45/person; $40 for Montclair History Center members. Join here. Begins at 2 pm in front of the Lackawanna Station. Registration required online at www.montclairhistory.org.

Bloomfield Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair.

Sat, September 22, 2:00 PM

Begins at Lackawanna Station, Montclair

Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair.

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2018 2:00pm 09/22/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair.

Discover the food and stories that make Montclair unique on this 3-hour food tasting and historical walking tour of downtown Montclair. Sample foods from 6 to 8 Montclair restaurants. Space is limited. $45/person; $40 for Montclair History Center members. Join here. Begins at 2 pm in front of the Lackawanna Station. Registration required online at www.montclairhistory.org.

Bloomfield Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair.

Sat, September 22, 2:00 PM

Begins at Lackawanna Station, Montclair

Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair.

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2018 2:00pm 09/22/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair.

Discover the food and stories that make Montclair unique on this 3-hour food tasting and historical walking tour of downtown Montclair. Sample foods from 6 to 8 Montclair restaurants. Space is limited. $45/person; $40 for Montclair History Center members. Join here. Begins at 2 pm in front of the Lackawanna Station. Registration required online at www.montclairhistory.org.

Bloomfield Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair.

Sat, September 22, 2:00 PM

Begins at Lackawanna Station, Montclair

Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair.

Food & Drink

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2018 2:00pm 09/22/2018 5:00pm America/New_York Walk. Talk. Taste Montclair.

Discover the food and stories that make Montclair unique on this 3-hour food tasting and historical walking tour of downtown Montclair. Sample foods from 6 to 8 Montclair restaurants. Space is limited. $45/person; $40 for Montclair History Center members. Join here. Begins at 2 pm in front of the Lackawanna Station. Registration required online at www.montclairhistory.org.

Bloomfield Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Oz-play: The Wizard of Oz Cosplay & Singalong Screening

Sat, September 22, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Auditorium, Montclair

Oz-play: The Wizard of Oz Cosplay & Singalong ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2018 2:00pm 09/22/2018 3:30pm America/New_York Oz-play: The Wizard of Oz Cosplay & Singalong Screening

Celebrate the Great American Read! Join us for a participatory singalong and cosplay viewing of The Wizard of Oz, the classic 1939 adaptation of Frank L. Baum's novel of the same name. Come dressed up as your favorite Oz character! Starring Judy Garland.

Registration required

All ages welcome


50 South Fullerton Ave. Montclair, NJ 07042
Oz-play: The Wizard of Oz Cosplay & Singalong Screening

Sat, September 22, 2:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Oz-play: The Wizard of Oz Cosplay & Singalong ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2018 2:00pm 09/22/2018 3:00pm America/New_York Oz-play: The Wizard of Oz Cosplay & Singalong Screening

Celebrate the Great American Read! Join us for a participatory singalong and cosplay viewing of The Wizard of Oz, the classic 1939 adaptation of Frank L. Baum's novel of the same name. Come dressed up as your favorite Oz character! Starring Judy Garland.

All ages welcome


50 South Fullerton Ave., Auditorium Montclair , NJ 07042
Opera Theatre of Montclair Presents Hansel and Gretel

Sat, September 22, 4:00 PM

Central Presbyterian Church, Montclair

Opera Theatre of Montclair Presents Hansel and ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2018 4:00pm 09/22/2018 6:30pm America/New_York Opera Theatre of Montclair Presents Hansel and Gretel

Opera Theatre of Montclair is proud to present its fifth full mainstage production, Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel on Saturdays, September 22 and 29, and Sundays, September 23 and 30, 4 PM. This fully-staged, costumed production is the perfect introduction to opera for all ages and will also be enjoyable for veteran opera fans.

The performances will take place in the landmark Central ...

46 Park Street (corner of Claremont Ave) Montclair, NJ 07042
Opera Theatre of Montclair Presents Hansel and Gretel

Sat, September 22, 4:00 PM

Central Presbyterian Church, Montclair

Opera Theatre of Montclair Presents Hansel and ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 09/22/2018 4:00pm 09/22/2018 6:30pm America/New_York Opera Theatre of Montclair Presents Hansel and Gretel

Opera Theatre of Montclair is proud to present its fifth full mainstage production, Humperdinck's Hansel and Gretel on Saturdays, September 22 and 29, and Sundays, September 23 and 30, 4 PM. This fully-staged, costumed production is the perfect introduction to opera for all ages and will also be enjoyable for veteran opera fans.

The performances will take place in the landmark Central ...

46 Park Street (corner of Claremont Ave) Montclair, NJ 07042

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Montclair Firefighters Assist in Early Morning Fire in Maplewood

September 18, 2018

MAPLEWOOD, NJ - There was a house fire at 10 Nelson Pl. in the early morning hours of Sept. 11, with Maplewood firefighters responding to a report of smoke at the home at about 3:20 a.m., according to a statement from Maplewood Fire Department Chief Michael R. Dingelstedt.

The first arriving engine reported heavy fire coming from the rear of the second floor, with Maplewood police officers ...

Flemington-Raritan School Fungus a $500K Problem

September 13, 2018

FLEMINGTON, N.J. – The cost to remediate the fungus problem at the schools in the Flemington-Raritan School District keeps rising as parts of some of its six schools remain closed to staff and students.

Fungus found in the schools prompted the district to postpone the first day of school for students from Sept. 6 to yesterday, Sept. 11.

“We had issues in all six of our ...

Montclair Police Blotter: Business Window Shattered, Recovered Stolen Vehicle and More

September 5, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following blotter was published by the Montclair Police Department on September 4, 2018:

Arrests:
08/29/2018 (Bloomfield Avenue): Cemeka Skeen, 39 y/o from Montclair was arrested on an open
warrant out of South Brunswick.
Burglary/Theft:
08/28/2018 (S. Park Street): Four males were observed shoplifting from a S. Park Street business. They
fled the store with ...

'Age of Innocence' captures Wharton's 1870s New York

‘Age of Innocence’ captures Wharton’s 1870’s New York

By LIZ KEILL

PRINCETON, NJ – Leave it to author Edith Wharton to decode the lives of staid, wealthy New Yorkers as she does so hauntingly in her Pulitzer Prize winning novel, “The Age of Innocence.”

Douglas McGrath adapted the novel for a stirring, 95-minute production at the McCarter Theatre ...

'Brick City' takes on high school angst

‘Brick City’ takes journey through high school angst

By LIZ KEILL

UNION, NJ – Premiere Stages at Kean University presents a new play by Nicole Pandolfo. “Brick City” is an exploration of two seniors in high school and their search for meaningful lives, while their teacher/mentor, Veronica, is also turning her life around.

There are a number of loose ends in ...

School of Rock Montclair: Tributes to Tom Petty, “Weird Al”, The Smiths/The Cure, US/UK Punk, Roots of Reggae, Modern Rock, and Led Zeppelin/Heart

September 18, 2018

MONTCLAIR, NJ - School of Rock Montclair is accepting registration for the fall programming. Rehearsals for its fall performance programs begin on October 1. 

Students will take part in weekly rehearsals of their chosen programs through January, and concert presentations of the programs will take place at local live music venues in February.

“Performance programs are the ...