Memorial Day Weekend Events: Live Music, Literature, Film, Parades, and More!

This weekend events guide column is sponsored by Kate McDonough.

So many great local events to enjoy this weekend! From live music and concerts to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is your guide to what’s happening:

Live Music

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  • See a Movie! Check out the weekend lineup at The Claridge.

Art & Literature

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  • Tonight at 7 pm Watchung Booksellers presents Naheed Phiroze Patel discussing her book Mirror Made of Rain—a riveting exploration of class and tradition in contemporary India.

Social Events

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  • Montclair Township will hold its annual Memorial Day tribute on Monday, May 30, at 10 am in Edgemont Memorial Park.
  • Glen Ridge hosts its annual Memorial Day Parade beginning at the intersection of Sherman Avenue and Baldwin Street at 10:30 am. The Marching starts at 11 am to the memorial in front of the Ridgewood Avenue School, where the traditional service of remembrance will be held.


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