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YMCA of Montclair To Open Early Learning Center July 1st

Montclair – The YMCA of Montclair, a leading nonprofit dedicated to strengthening communities through youth development, healthy living, and social responsibility, announces the opening of its new Early Learning Center on July 1, 2020....

Buzz Aldrin Middle School Student Pens Poem ‘Could All This?’

Maya Gutierrez, 14, will be moving up from 8th grade at Buzz Aldrin Middle School to atteend Montclair High School this coming fall. But she's already wise beyond her years. Maya wrote the poem below...

Weekend Family Fun (At Home): Saturday Storytime, Escape Rooms, Bubbles and More

Happy weekend, everyone! As we continue to social distance and spend lots of time at home, you can never have too many activities on hand to keep everyone engaged. Here are some of the...

Treetop Adventure, Zip Line and Mini Golf Open Friday at South Mountain Rec Complex

West Orange, NJ – Treetop Adventure and Zip Line and the miniGOLF Safari at the Essex County South Mountain Recreation Complex will reopen on Friday, June 12th. Procedures have been put in place to...

Chalk The Street in Bloomfield Sunday #BlackLivesMatter

The Bloom will be hosting a Chalk The Street Event on Sunday from 2-5 p.m. with support from The Bloomfield Alliance, in coordination with @Lovlee Art Studio and Stephen Crooks. Artist Stephen Crooks...

MFEE America to Me Real Talk on Race Takes on Greater Urgency: Free Event...

The Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence (MFEE) will host a free online event on Sunday, June 14th from 2:30 - 5pm, to spark reflection and inspire ongoing work to deepen racial literacy through the...

Got Gear? Donate To Kids In Cleats Soccer Gear Drive

For those cleaning out their closets and looking to donate unwanted soccer gear, Kids In Cleats will begin to safely collect items all while giving you a chance to teach your children the importance...

Restorative Justice Montclair and MEA Host How to Talk To Students About Race and...

Restorative Justice Montclair and the Montclair Education Association will co-host a discussion – How to Talk to Children About Race and Racism – on Wednesday, June 10 at 4 p.m. via ZOOM. “As educators, community...

School of Rock Montclair to Reopen with Comprehensive Safety Guidelines for Students, Summer Campers

On Monday, June 15, School of Rock Montclair will reopen to resume music lessons and Performance Program rehearsals for its enrolled students. The reopening will be the first part of a three...

Congratulations to Montclair High School Robotics Team’s Graduating Seniors!

Congratulations to the graduating seniors of the Montclair High School Robotics Team! During the last four years, the team has competed at States, Worlds and won a FRC Regional Competition last year in 2019 as...

Thousands Hear Montclair High School Students Share Experience With Racism At Unity Walk

“NO JUSTICE, NO PEACE, NO RACIST POLICE.” “SAY HIS NAME ... GEORGE FLOYD.” “SCREAM HER NAME ... BREONNA TAYLOR.” These were just a few of the protest chants at the Black Lives Matter Unity march on...

Glen Ridge Mom Delivers Birthday Party Kits During Social Distancing

Celebrating birthdays during quarantine is challenging, but this mom is helping make it special for kids. Michelle Shuey, Glen Ridge resident and the Founder of The Effortless Affair, a full-service party planning business was...

Weekend Family Fun (At Home): Rainbow Experiment, Fishing, Water Bombs and More

June is here and so is the weekend! Social distancing is still the way to go so we’re back with a roundup of the best things to do with kids while safely staying at...

Starter Kit of Resources for Anti-Racist Awareness and Accountability

Knowledge is power. It can also help strengthen empathy, understanding, and a unified desire to work for equality and accountability. In that spirit, here are resources and readings to help families and individuals, especially...