Watchung Booksellers Welcome ‘The Happiness Thief’ Author Nicole Bokat

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Watchung Booksellers welcomes Nicole Bokat, author of “The Happiness Thief,” as part of its ongoing Evening with the Authors virtual events. Bokat will be in conversation with novelist Tess Callahan on...

Essex County Fishing Derby Events – Free For Kids 15 and Younger

Get ready for Essex County's 2021 Fishing Derbies! The free events will be held in six locations in the Essex County Park System. "Our fishing derbies are an excellent opportunity for our children to enjoy...

Watchung Booksellers Celebrates Virtual Book Launch of ‘In the Heights: Finding Home with Lin-Manuel...

MONTCLAIR, NJ -- Watchung Booksellers is thrilled to share a very special In the Heights Virtual Book Launch on Tuesday, June 15 from 8:00 to 9:00 pm with creators Lin-Manuel Miranda, Quiara Alegria Hudes...

Montclair Celebrates Pride Month With First New Progress Flag Raising (VIDEO)

Montclair officials at the state, county and local level turned out for the first ever Montclair Pride month flag raising. The Township of Montclair, as a result of efforts initiated by Councilor At Large...

Three Local Residents Join YMCA of Montclair Board

MONTCLAIR — The YMCA of Montclair is pleased to announce the addition of three new members to its board of directors, recently elected to three-year terms. The board is composed of up to 24 members...

Baristanet Profile: Marcia Almeida

Name: Marcia Almeida Where do you live? Montclair, near Applegate Farm When did you move there?  1972 Where did you grow up? Dominican Republic How do you make a living? OR What is your everyday passion? I am 70+...

Montclair Film 2021 Emerging Filmmaker Competition Winners Announced

MONTCLAIR, NJ - Montclair Film announced the winners of the 2021 Emerging Filmmaker Competition (EFC) Thursday. Co-presented by Guerriero Gelato & Cakes, EFC celebrates the work of filmmakers in two filmmaking sections, Storytellers (Grades...

Watchung School Parents Want Playground Saved (VIDEO)

https://youtu.be/0FCYs42B6pw Back in April 2019, Watchung Elementary School parents were concerned about the Watchung Field project, a $1.3 million proposed field expansion plan, that would make Watchung’s playground the smallest play space of the town’s...

Travel to Leola’s Lady Land to Learn Gay History for Straight People

Throughout June, Luna Stage welcomes Leola’s Lady Land for five performances of Gay History for Straight People, a “Gay through Z guide through the complexities of the LGBTQYMCA+ community." The Luna Stage performances will...

Weekend Family Fun: Carnival, Virtual Play, Games and More

Happy June! There's nice weather ahead, but there's fun to be had whether the sun is shining or not. Ready to play? We've rounded up plenty of activities to enjoy out on the town...