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Wed, February 27, 7:30 PM

Cedar Grove Public Library, Cedar Grove

Cedar Grove Notables

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Add to My Calendar 02/27/2019 7:30pm 02/27/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Cedar Grove Notables

Cedar Grove Notables

What do Marty Liquori, Allen Du Mont or Amanda Freitag have in common? The all lived in Cedar Grove. Join the Cedar Grove Historical Society on February 27 at 7:39 p.m. when Jean Jaeger will present a program entitled “Cedar Grove Notables.” The program will highlight residents who have contributed to the growth of Cedar Grove ...

1 Municipal Plaza Cedar Grove, NJ 07009
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Thu, February 28, 7:00 PM

Montclair Film Cinema505, Montclair

Short Focus

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 02/28/2019 7:00pm 02/28/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Short Focus

SHORT FOCUS is a new, one-hour television series in partnership with WNET/Thirteen that explores the art of the short film through the eyes of a select and diverse group of established and up-and-coming directors across the United States. We see how these introductions into the film industry informed their later careers and how they were crucial to developing them as filmmakers. All of the ...

505 Bloomfield Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
NJ Audubon: Genuine Character: Scott Gilbert’s Images of Avian Personality

Fri, March 1, 9:00 AM

Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary -- The Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery, Bernardsville

NJ Audubon: Genuine Character: Scott Gilbert’s ...

Arts & Entertainment Green

Add to My Calendar 03/01/2019 9:00am 03/01/2019 5:00pm America/New_York NJ Audubon: Genuine Character: Scott Gilbert’s Images of Avian Personality

NJ Audubon: Genuine Character: Scott Gilbert’s Images of Avian Personality

Each species and individual displays a unique personality. Think of the relentless determination of the shorebirds, the soaring independence of the raptors, or the colorful charm of the warblers. For bird photographer Scott Gilbert, the magic happens on those special occasions when he is able to reflect the ...

11 Hardscrabble Rd Bernardsville, NJ 07924
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Sat, March 2, 12:00 PM

NJPAC Center for Arts Education, Newark

Latin Afro Cuban Dance Master Class with Lyvan ...

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 12:00pm 03/02/2019 2:00pm America/New_York Latin Afro Cuban Dance Master Class with Lyvan Verdecia at NJPAC!

REGISTER AT NJPAC.ORG/MASTERCLASS FOR ONLY $10!

Master classes at NJPAC Arts Education. Dance with some of the industry's top choreographers & educators!

Intermediate and advanced dancers ages 13 - 18

Saturday, March 2, 2019

12PM - 2PM

LYVAN VERDECIA was born in Havana, Cuba. He graduated from the National Ballet School of Cuba in 2013 and joined the ranks of the ...

24 Rector Street Newark, NJ 07102
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Sat, March 2, 1:00 PM

Franklin Avenue Nutley, Nutley

41st Annual Nutley Saint Patrick's Day Parade

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Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 1:00pm 03/02/2019 3:00pm America/New_York 41st Annual Nutley Saint Patrick's Day Parade

Nutley's Biggest, Best Attended Parade Returns March 2 as the Nutley Irish American Association celebrates their heritage during the 41st Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade.

Everyone is Irish today!

The parade begins in the parking lot of Holy Family Church and makes it way to Franklin Ave. before concluding at the reviewing stand at John H. Walker Middle School.

350 Franklin Ave Nutley, NJ 07110
Cinderella or the Story of Bigfoot

Sat, March 2, 1:30 PM

Studio Playhouse, Upper Montclair

Cinderella or the Story of Bigfoot

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Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 1:30pm 03/03/2019 3:30am America/New_York Cinderella or the Story of Bigfoot

Cinderella or the Story of Bigfoot

By Elizabeth Ely Moreno

Directed by Mirit Skeen

In this goofy retelling of the traditional Cinderella story, Ella Le Grand not only has to contend with her evil stepmother, but she also has to deal with her feet. They aren’t dainty princess feet; they’re huge! All’s well that ends well as our tale shows that true beauty comes from ...

14 Alvin Place Upper Montclair, NJ 07043
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Sat, March 2, 8:00 PM

The Wellmont Theater, Montclair

The Glitter Ball: A Dance Floor Celebration of ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/02/2019 8:00pm 03/02/2019 11:00pm America/New_York The Glitter Ball: A Dance Floor Celebration of Soul, R&B, and Funk

Montclair Film today announced that Stephen Colbert will perform at The Glitter Ball: A Dance Floor Celebration Of Soul, R&B, and Funk featuring live music from Joe McGinty & the Loser’s Lounge, joining special performances from Patrick Wilson, Warren Zanes, and more special guests.

The event takes place on Saturday, March 2, at 8:00 PM at The Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ.

5 Seymour Street Montclair, NJ 07042
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Sun, March 3, 2:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Cultural Arts, Maplewood

Auditions: "Fiddler on the Roof" with the ...

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Add to My Calendar 03/03/2019 2:00pm 03/03/2019 4:00pm America/New_York Auditions: "Fiddler on the Roof" with the Maplewood Strollers

​The Maplewood Strollers is holding auditions for our May production of "Fiddler on the Roof" with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, book by Joseph Stein. We're seeking a multi-ethnic, multi-creed cast to bring this classic tale of tradition alive for the next generation! All roles open and available. For more information, visit www.thestrollers.org

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
Slam My Story!

Sun, March 3, 7:00 PM

Montclair Film/Cinema505, Montclair

Slam My Story!

Arts & Entertainment Education

Add to My Calendar 03/03/2019 7:00pm 03/03/2019 8:30pm America/New_York Slam My Story!

EVERY ONE HAS A STORY. WHAT’S YOURS?

Share your unique personal narrative — or even your college essay!

Come share your story LIVE and on our new PODCAST series!

WHO: High School Students
WHEN: March 3, 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: Cinema505 (505 Bloomfield Avenue)
WHAT: Your original story (up to 5 minutes and based on the theme)
HOW: Submit your story by February 18.

505 Bloomfield Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Mon, March 4, 7:00 PM

Burgdorff Center for the Performing Arts, Maplewood

Auditions for the Strollers' "Fiddler on the Roof"

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Add to My Calendar 03/04/2019 7:00pm 03/04/2019 10:00pm America/New_York Auditions for the Strollers' "Fiddler on the Roof"

​The Maplewood Strollers is holding auditions for our spring production of "Fiddler on the Roof" with music by Jerry Bock, lyrics by Sheldon Harnick, book by Joseph Stein. We're seeking a multi-ethnic, multi-creed cast to bring this classic tale of tradition alive for the next generation! All roles open and available. For more information, visit www.thestrollers.org.

10 Durand Road Maplewood, NJ 07040
The Life and Writing of James Baldwin

Tue, March 5, 6:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

The Life and Writing of James Baldwin

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Add to My Calendar 03/05/2019 6:30pm 03/05/2019 8:00pm America/New_York The Life and Writing of James Baldwin

The influence of writer and social critic James Baldwin reached far and wide. In this unique exploration of Baldwin’s groundbreaking literary and social justice work, actor/comic Grant Cooper and scholar Dr. Lindsey Swindall engage participants in an interactive dialogue that unravels the truths of racism in this country and examines other themes in Baldwin’s writings. Mr.

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Tue, March 5, 7:00 PM

Adult School Dept of Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Binge TV: The Handmaid's Tale - Sex, Gender, ...

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/05/2019 7:00pm 03/06/2019 3:00pm America/New_York Binge TV: The Handmaid's Tale - Sex, Gender, Dystopia

Examine discourses of language, power, gender, and sexuality by watching and discussing Hulu’s grueling adaptation of Margaret Atwood’s "The Handmaid’s Tale." We will unpack how elements of Atwood’s patriarchy are reflected in present-day discourses of romance, economy, and the female body.

50 South Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Consider it Pure Joy: Jennifer Jones Austin

Wed, March 6, 6:30 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Consider it Pure Joy: Jennifer Jones Austin

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Add to My Calendar 03/06/2019 6:30pm 03/06/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Consider it Pure Joy: Jennifer Jones Austin

Join us for a special talk and book signing with Jennifer Jones Austin, author of Consider it Pure Joy.

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Auditions: Rapunzel

Wed, March 6, 7:30 PM

Studio Playhouse, UPPER MONTCLAIR

Auditions: Rapunzel

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/06/2019 7:30pm 03/07/2019 9:00pm America/New_York Auditions: Rapunzel

Rapunzel

Adapted by Karen Boettcher-Tate

Directed by Beatriz Esteban-Messina

Well-known characters from the classic story mingle with delightful new characters to answer your long-asked questions: HOW did Rapunzel end up in the tower? WHY is the witch so protective of her? WHERE did the prince come from? WILL her parents like the prince? And most important of all, just WHAT the heck is a ...

14 Alvin Place UPPER MONTCLAIR, NJ 07043
Women Returning to Work

Thu, March 7, 11:00 AM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Women Returning to Work

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Add to My Calendar 03/07/2019 11:00am 03/07/2019 1:00pm America/New_York Women Returning to Work

Have you been out of the workforce for a while taking care of children, elderly family, or yourself? Whether it has been 12 months or 12 years, you can still return to work successfully! This workshop will explore strategies to reassess your career options, refresh your job search skills, and strengthen your career network. This course will also review psychological and professional barriers to ...

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
Poetry Reading

Thu, March 7, 6:00 PM

Montclair

Poetry Reading

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Add to My Calendar 03/07/2019 6:00pm 03/07/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Poetry Reading

Featured readers in the Montclair Monthly Poetry Series for March 7 begins at 7 pm and include: Maria Giura and Mark Hillringhouse. Open reading is from 6-7 pm.

50 South Fullerton Avenue Montclair Montclair, NJ 07042
Devil in the White City: Facebook Book Club

Thu, March 7, 7:00 PM

Montclair Public Library, Montclair

Devil in the White City: Facebook Book Club

Arts & Entertainment

Add to My Calendar 03/07/2019 7:00pm 03/07/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Devil in the White City: Facebook Book Club

Join us for a discussion on Facebook about Erik Larson’s The Devil in the White City as part of Montclair Reads!

50 S Fullerton Ave Montclair, NJ 07042
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Thu, March 7, 7:30 PM

Trend Coffee & Tea House , Montclair

I'm Telling StorySlam

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Add to My Calendar 03/07/2019 7:30pm 03/07/2019 9:30pm America/New_York I'm Telling StorySlam

I'm Telling StorySlam

Join us for live true storytelling!

Whether you're calling someone out or you are in the midst of them: Tell a tale involving the unscrupulous, tomfoolery, deceit, trickery, mischief, playful acts, schemes, duplicity or attempted hoodwinking to chicanery.

Featured and Open Mic Storytellers have 5 minutes to tell a true story about ...

411 Bloomfield Ave Montclair , NJ 07042
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Thu, March 7, 7:30 PM

Trend Coffee & Tea House , Montclair

I'm Telling StorySlam

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Add to My Calendar 03/07/2019 7:30pm 03/07/2019 9:30pm America/New_York I'm Telling StorySlam

I'm Telling StorySlam

Join us for live true storytelling!

Whether you're calling someone out or you are in the midst of them: Tell a tale involving the unscrupulous, tomfoolery, deceit, trickery, mischief, playful acts, schemes, duplicity or attempted hoodwinking to chicanery.

Featured and Open Mic Storytellers have 5 minutes to tell a true story about ...

411 Bloomfield Ave Montclair , NJ 07042
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Fri, March 8, 6:00 PM

Montville

Pathways' Karaoke Competition!

Arts & Entertainment Giving Back

Add to My Calendar 03/08/2019 6:00pm 03/08/2019 8:00pm America/New_York Pathways' Karaoke Competition!

Do you like Karaoke and to sing and perform? Then this event is for you! Pathways for Exceptional Children is having a Karaoke Competition to see who is the top Karaoke Champion! The competition is divided into four grade levels: a) K-2nd grades, b) 3rd-5th grades, c) 6th-8th grades, and d) 9th-12th grades.

Students need to register to audition during their age level time slot. The top ...

9 Church Lane Montville, NJ 07045

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Aggressive Multi-Town Campaign to Thwart Vehicle Break-Ins Leads to Arrests in Livingston

July 19, 2019

LIVINGSTON, NJ — As a result of the vigilant initiative put forth by the nine municipalities included in the recently established West Essex Task Force, several individuals have been apprehended and arrested in connection to a string of vehicle entries and burglaries that have occurred during the overnight hours in Livingston, Roseland and surrounding areas.

The West Essex Task ...

Rutgers-Eagleton/FDU Poll: Virtually All Residents Believe Opioid Usage Is a Problem In New Jersey

July 22, 2019

One in Four Households Have a Member Who Has Taken Prescription Pain Relievers In Past Year

NEW BRUNSWICK and MADISON, NJ – Nearly 85% of all respondents believe use of prescribed and illegal opioid drugs is a “very” (67%) or “somewhat” (28%) serious problem in New Jersey, according to a joint Rutgers-Eagleton/Fairleigh Dickinson University poll in ...

County Exec. Joe DiVincenzo: We Fixed What's Wrong at Our Essex County Correctional Facility

July 13, 2019

I can no longer sit idly by and allow the Star-Ledger to continue to smear my personal reputation and the reputation of the professional men and women of the Essex County Correctional Facility.

The constant editorials vilifying the work being done focus on an inspection from one year ago and ignore evidence repeatedly provided to the press that the concerns about the ECCF were addressed ...

Montclair Police Blotter: Bicycles Stolen, $100K Clock Lifted and More

July 22, 2019

MONTCLAIR, NJ - The following Blotter was compiled by the Montclair Police Department and released on July 16, 2019:

Burglary / Theft
July 9, 2019 (Lackawanna Plaza): An employee at Pig and Prince Restaurant reported approximately
$5000.00 worth of alcohol and a clock worth approximately $100,000.00 was removed from the
business. The incident is under investigation.
July 10, 2019 ...

‘The Wake’ Travels Through Loss and Forgiveness at Premiere Stages

‘The Wake’ travels through loss and forgiveness at Premiere Stages

By Liz Keill

UNION, NJ – In a new play by Tammy Ryan, we learn about family angst in the midst of a hurricane in Florida.

The complicated, rambling plot involves Maggie (Kathy Rae O’Donnell) who wants to scatter her dead sister’s ashes in the ocean. She’s waiting for her older sister, ...

‘Shakespeare’s Long Lost Play’ Takes Audience to Giddy Heights

MADISON, NJ – Since this rambunctious production takes place outdoors, we’re not too concerned with subtleties or even Shakespearean language.

This farce, “William Shakespeare’s Long Lost First Play (abridged),”  written by Reed Martin and Austin Tichenor is directed with verve and no-holds-barred by Brian B. Crowe. Martin apparently has a talent for this ...

Minette's Angels Foundation Walk in Verona Park

July 22, 2019

VERONA, NJ — Minette’s Angels Foundation invites all to join our Inaugural Walk in the Park, September 29, 2019 in Verona Park, Verona, NJ.

For 15 years, Minette's Angels Foundation has supported breast cancer patients and survivors. We also promote breast health awareness, which is vital to saving lives and offer three annual college ...