Catch Free Screening of “More Than Honey” Tonight in Verona

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Tonight (Tuesday, June 27) the Sustainable Verona team is screening “More Than Honey,” a documentary about how bees play a crucial role in agriculture and the threat posed by the risks of widespread hive collapse.

Local beekeeper Michael Frey will give a brief talk before the film on raising bees in Essex County. Morgan’s Farm will have local honey for sampling and for sale. And free popcorn!

7:30 at the Verona Community Center, 800 Bloomfield Ave.

Montclair Celebrates Announces Lineup For 67th Annual July 4th Parade

BY  |  Friday, Jun 23, 2017 12:15pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Celebrates — – a community-based organization formed to preserve the Township’s Independence Day celebrations — announces the 67th annual July 4th parade, promising spectacular performances and entertainment on Tuesday, July 4. The parade begins at 11:00 a.m. along a 1.6-mile route traveling west on Bloomfield Avenue to Midland Avenue, continuing to Watchung Avenue, west to Valley Road and ending at Edgemont Park, where the annual Family Picnic will be held.

The annual Montclair July 4th Fireworks display will take place at Yogi Berra Stadium on Montclair State University campus. The stadium admission fee is $3 per person or $10 for a family (family = up to 6 people; $2 per person beyond 6), free for kids ages 5 and under. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Free parking will be available at the Carparc Diem deck, adjacent to Floyd Hall Arena and at the Red Hawk parking deck. Overflow vehicles will be directed to other parking areas. (Please note: concessions will be available; no outside food, water or other drinks may be brought into the stadium.)

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Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: June 15 – 18

BY  |  Thursday, Jun 15, 2017 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Lots of great local events to enjoy this special Father’s Day weekend! From live music and concerts, to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is your guide to what’s happening this weekend:
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Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: June 8 – 11

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Lots of great local events to enjoy this first weekend in June! From live music and concerts, to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is your guide to what’s happening this weekend:
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Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: June 1 – 4

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Montclair African-American Heritage Parade and Festival

Lots of great local events to enjoy this first weekend in June! From live music and concerts, to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is your guide to what’s happening this weekend:

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What to Do in June

BY  |  Thursday, Jun 01, 2017 8:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Mark your calendars! Here’s a roundup of what’s happening in the Montclair area in June:

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Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar (Memorial Day Weekend Edition): May 25 – 29

BY  |  Thursday, May 25, 2017 9:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

It’s a holiday weekend and many have plans to go away, but there are  still some great local events to enjoy this Memorial Day weekend! From live music and concerts, to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is your guide to what’s happening:

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Jim Axelrod of CBS News to Present Peabody Award Winning Series “Heart of the Epidemic: West Virginia’s Opioid Addiction”

BY  |  Tuesday, May 23, 2017 11:45am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Join Temple Ner Tamid on Friday, May 26 at 6:30 pm when Jim Axelrod, a member of Ner Tamid and a senior national correspondent for CBS News, will present a short film and lead a discussion on the opioid crisis, specifically as it plays out in West Virginia. In a multi-part investigation, CBS News looked at the state with the highest rate of overdose deaths on painkillers. Each year doctors write 1.8 million prescriptions for pain pills in West Virginia — the equivalent of a bottle of pills for every man, woman, and child in the state. In their Peabody-award winning series, CBS News examined the many-layers of the problem — exploring how doctors, pharmacies, wholesale distributors, and law enforcement have all contributed to this hideous epidemic. Continue Reading

Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: May 18 – 21

BY  |  Thursday, May 18, 2017 8:38am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Lots of 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 this weekend:

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Weekend Arts & Entertainment Calendar: May 11 – 14

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Lots of great local events to enjoy this special Mother’s Day weekend! From live music and concerts, to comedy and theater, to films and social events, this is your guide to what’s happening this weekend:

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