Last Chance: “Growing Up Black In Montclair 1870-1970” closes tomorrow at Montclair Public Library. Don’t miss this moving exhibit expertly curated by Montclair native and historian Stacey Patton. Patton has collected photos, mementos, and oral testimony from Montclair residents to create a moving and thought provoking record of a little known part of Montclair’s history. Free. MPL is open Saturday until 5 p.m.
— Photo of Marjorie Chapin, 1950, courtesy of Montclair Historical Society.
Rod McDonald, singer-songwriter, plays tonight at Outpost In The Burbs. Luke Doucet opens. 8:30 pm. Tickets: $20 at the door. Reservations: 973-744-6650. First Congregational Church, 40 South Fullerton Avenue, Montclair.
The Full Monty – musical production at Studio Players Playhouse. Opens tonight, with a 2 for 1 ticket special. Playing Thursday-Sundays through Oct. 14. Adults: $20/Students-Seniors $17. Studio Playhouse, 14 Alvin Place, Montclair. 973-744-9752. www.studioplayhouse.org.
Saturday, September 30
“Bagel and a Bath” – Mt. Hebron Middle School PTA’s annual breakfast and carwash fundraiser. 9 a.m. – noon at Mt. Hebron School, Bellevue Ave. Upper Montclair. All you can eat bagels, fruit, coffee, juice and more $5 (in the cafeteria), carwash $10. Proceeds benefit Mt. Hebron student activities.
Free Jazz Piano Concert
Eric Olsen performs “Jazz Inspired Classics by American Composers” at 7:30 pm. Donations accepted and will benefit refugees in Darfur. Union Congregational Church, 176 Cooper Ave. Montclair. 973-744-7424 or www.unioncong.org.
Nets Day at Continental Arena
Meet players and coaches from the NJ Nets. Free Food. 10 .am. Tickets: 800-4NBA-TIX.
Sunday, October 1
Turtle Back Zoo – Free Visitor Appreciation Day
The newly accredited Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange opens it doors 11 a.m. -5:30 p.m. offering free admission and free giveaways to the first 2,500 children (12 and under). For information, 973-731-5800 or click here.
LUNA STAGE OPENS 2006-2007 SEASON WITH THE KREUTZER SONATA
The Kreutzer Sonata explores a married man√¢‚Ç¨‚Ñ¢s dark secrets and examines the anatomy of jealousy and obsession. Directed by Margaret Pine. Previews: October 5-6. Opens October 7 through October 29. Tickets: 973-744-3309 or on-line at www.lunastage.org. 695 Bloomfield Avenue, Montclair