New Date! AAPI Montclair To Host The Second Annual Lantern Festival

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AAPI Montclair Lantern Festival 2021. Photo: Fred Mastromarino.

MONTCLAIR, NJ – AAPI Montclair, for the second year, will illuminate Edgemont Park with thousands of lanterns to remember those killed and harmed by racialized violence and injustice, including anti-Asian hate, on June 5, 2022, 6-9 p.m. Stand together with AAPI Montclair against all forms of hate and celebrate community and solidarity, and shared goals of securing justice for all.

AAPI Montclair looks to build off its inaugural festival to develop a deeper connection with the community. The event will be filled with live musical performances, special guests, family-friendly activities, food trucks and the opportunity for participants to dedicate lanterns with special names or messages.

Admission is free to all. To make a contribution or dedicate a lantern, please visit More information about activities, performers, and speakers will be posted on shortly.

Calling all volunteers! Adult volunteers can sign up here AAPI Montclair Lantern Festival: Adult Volunteer Sign Up and youth volunteers can sign up here AAPI Montclair Lantern Festival: Youth Volunteer Sign Up . For students who are looking for community service opportunities for credits, this event will qualify as two hours of credit.

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