Playin’ Around South Orange Kicks Off a Month Long Art and Music Celebration on Saturday

BY  |  Friday, Aug 26, 2016 11:45am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Playin’ Around South Orange

Playin’ Around South Orange, presented by SOPAC, kicks off for the fourth year in a row this Saturday, August 27 at noon, bringing live music and art in the form of hand-painted pianos and outdoor performances to seven separate South Orange locations. The project runs through September 25 and you can follow along on social media at #SOPianos.

Kick-off festivities will include live performances by professional musicians at each of the five piano locations—Cameron Park, The Gateway, Spiotta Park, Irvington and W. Fairview Avenues, the Sloan Street Gazebo, and the South Orange Public Library— from noon – 1 pm on Saturday, August 27.

Playin’ Around South Orange

Wednesday nights bring JAM sessions to the Sloan Street Gazebo, from 5 pm – 7 pm, with the following musicians:
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Montclair High School Class of 1986 To Celebrate 30th Reunion

BY  |  Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 10:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Are you a Mountie Class of 1986? Celebrate your 30th reunion with a full weekend of events.

Between October 21-23, 2016, the Class of ’86 will get together for an unforgettable weekend of reconnecting, reminiscing, and celebrating! The celebration starts with “The Re-Connect,” a Friday Night Happy Hour at Halcyon Brasserie (Passed Hors d’oeuvres and cash bar). On Saturday “The Kick Off” offers a Tailgate and Homecoming Football Game Ticket and “The Reunion Celebration” at Montclair State University Banquet and Conference Center offers an elegant evening of dinner and dancing. Sunday ends it with “The Close Out Brunch” at The Office.
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The Weekend: Clearmountain Festival, a Feast, a Block Party, Music, and More!

BY  |  Thursday, Aug 25, 2016 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

St. Sebastian's feast and carnival

Great local events to enjoy this weekend!

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Washington Street Showcases Its Bloomfield Block With a Party on Saturday

BY  |  Wednesday, Aug 24, 2016 10:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Washington Street restaurants and retailers are showcasing its vibrant Bloomfield block with a Block Party this Saturday, August 27.

Some of the participants include Essex Junction, Anthony’s Cheescake, Tilted Kilt Pub and Eatery, and PowerFlow Yoga to name a few.

Enjoy food, music, family fun, and free outside yoga!

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Giveaway: David Sanborn and Dave Koz at The Wellmont Theater, 8/26

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 23, 2016 4:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

David Sanborn & Dave Koz Side by Side

David Sanborn and Dave Koz will perform “Side by Side” at The Wellmont Theater on Friday, August 26! Enter to win tickets below.

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Giveaway: Welcome to Night Vale at The Wellmont Theater, 8/25

BY  |  Monday, Aug 22, 2016 1:30pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

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The Wellmont presents Welcome to Night Vale on Thursday, August 25.

Welcome to Night Vale is a twice-monthly podcast in the style of community updates for the small desert town of Night Vale, featuring local weather, news, announcements from the Sheriff’s Secret Police, mysterious lights in the night sky, dark hooded figures with unknowable powers, and cultural events. Turn on your radio and hide! Continue Reading

Buzz Aldrin In Montclair: Dont Miss The Middle School Dedication & Party, 9/16

BY  |  Monday, Aug 22, 2016 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Buzz Aldrin

We told you to “Save the date” for the Buzz Aldrin MIddle School Dedication & Party back in June and now we have all the details!

On Friday, September 16 at 9:30 am, the district holds the Dedication of Buzz Aldrin Middle School, changing Mt. Hebron’s name to honor our hometown hero. The ceremony will take place on front steps of school (173 Bellevue Ave., Montclair) and is free and open to the public.

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The Weekend: Movies, Music, and More!

BY  |  Thursday, Aug 18, 2016 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Great local events to enjoy this weekend!

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Bloomfield Community Day Event on Saturday

BY  |  Wednesday, Aug 17, 2016 10:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Community Day

The New Light Community Development Corporation (NLCDC), in partnership with New Light Baptist Church (NLBC) will host its 8th Annual Community Day on Saturday, August 20 from 11 am – 7 pm at 89-91 Dewey Street, Bloomfield.

NLCDC’s Community Day attendees will experience a festive, family-friendly, fun day of games, live entertainment, “Children’s Corner” activities, food, vendors, and a tricky tray raffle. Attendees can also delight themselves at amusement stations to include a dunk tank and bouncy house. In the spirit of building healthy families and communities, blood pressure screenings and wellness information will be provided by HackensackUMC Mountainside Hospital. The Bloomfield Fire Department will also be on hand and will welcome attendees to visit a fire truck and learn about fire safety.

One of the highlights of the day will be a recognition of veterans, active military members and first responders at noon. All service members are welcome to join in this this special portion of the day which celebrates the strong ties to the military and first responders in our community.

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Embrace Screening Campaign at The Clairidge

BY  |  Tuesday, Aug 16, 2016 9:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

embrace

A Gathr campaign has been organized to bring a screening of Embrace to Montclair on Thursday, September 29 at the Clairidge Cinema.

Embrace is the story of a woman’s journey to “inspire everyBODY.” When Body Image Activist Taryn Brumfitt posted an unconventional before-and-after photo in 2013 it was seen by more than 100 million people worldwide and sparked an international media frenzy. This documentary follows Taryn’s crusade as she explores the global issue of body loathing, inspiring us to change the way we feel about ourselves and think about our bodies:
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YES!!! My favorite local event!!! Great news!!! Thank You to all who worked to make this possible!!

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