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Anderson Park

274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
862-202-9251 www.FriendsOfAndersonPark.com

May 2015

TREES OF ANDERSON PARK: LOOKING TO THE FUTURE

May 9, 2015 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
Free

This tour of Anderson Park focuses on the renewal of the park’s tree canopy.  Led by landscape historian Judith Earley and sponsored by Friends of Anderson Park.  Meet at the boulder at the park’s northeast entrance, 274 Bellevue Avenue, east of North Mountain Avenue.  Light rain does not cancel, but heavy rain reschedules to Sunday, May 10, same time.  

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May 2016

HISTORIC WALKING TOUR OF ANDERSON PARK

May 7, 2016 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
Free

Before Anderson Park was created, three houses and a fire station sat on the property. Find out where they went and other surprising stories about how this Olmsted-designed Essex County park came to exist over a century ago, how it shaped Upper Montclair, and how it led to the formation of other Montclair parks. Also hear about efforts to rejuvenate the landscape of this park, on the National Register of Historic Places. Free. Meet at the boulder at the park's…

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June 2016

Music Under a June Moon Concert in Anderson Park

June 11, 2016 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States

Bring a picnic, blanket and bottle of wine and listen to the Chamber Music Society of North Jersey play works by Beethoven, Mozart and Shostakovich under the giant Olmsted Oak. Free. Sponsored by Friends of Anderson Park and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. Rain cancels.

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November 2016

TULIP PLANTING DAY IN ANDERSON PARK

November 5, 2016 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Head outdoors on a crisp fall day and “plant it forward” by helping Friends of Anderson Park plant 500 tulip bulbs, courtesy of May in Montclair. Join us on Saturday, Nov. 5, from 1-3 p.m. Bring a shovel, trowel and tulip digger if you have them. (Shovels are particularly useful.) We have lots of gloves and we will provide some tools. Meet at the north end of Anderson Park, near Bellevue Avenue. Raindate: Sunday, Nov. 6, 1-3 p.m. To sign up…

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May 2017

Anderson Park Historic Walking Tour

May 6, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
Free

Before Anderson Park existed, three houses and a fire station sat on the property. Find out where they went and other surprising stories about how this Olmsted-designed Essex County park came to be created over a century ago, how it shaped Upper Montclair, and how it led to the formation of other Montclair parks. Also hear about efforts to rejuvenate the landscape of this park, on the National Register of Historic Places. Free. Meet at the boulder at the park's…

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June 2017

Music Under the June Moon

June 10, 2017 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Saturday, June 10. Bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy the Chamber Music Society of North Jersey playing classic quartets by Haydn and Dvorak under the historic Olmsted Oak in Anderson Park. 8 p.m. FREE. Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue, east of North Mountain Avenue, Upper Montclair. Sponsored by Friends of Anderson Park and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. (Raindate, June 11, same time.) (Check the Friends of Anderson Park Facebook page for weather…

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September 2017

Fine Art and Crafts at Anderson Park

September 16, 2017 @ 8:30 am - September 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
Free

Come visit the booths of fine artists and fine crafters as they grace Essex County’s Anderson Park in Upper Montclair on September 16-17 with their exquisite creations from 10 am to 5 pm, free, rain or shine. Fine Art and Crafts at Essex County’s Anderson Park will, for the 34th time, transform the park into 150 mini galleries and boutiques featuring etchings, oils, watercolor, photography, wearable fiber, jewelry, glass, leather, wood, clay and much more. For more information and a…

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Fine Art and Crafts at Anderson Park

September 16, 2017 @ 9:00 am - September 17, 2017 @ 5:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
Free

Enter the creative world of fine art and fine craft by spending time at the 34th Annual Fine Art and Crafts at Essex County’s Anderson Park, September 16-17, from 10 am - 5 pm, rain or shine. Ask questions and learn what inspires the creative process of over 140 exhibitors. Co-sponsored by the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs and Rose Squared Productions, Inc., the free-to-the-public show will feature fine artists, photographers and artisans in glass, clay,…

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May 2018

Historic Walking Tour of Olmsted’s Anderson Park

May 12, 2018 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Before Anderson Park existed, three houses and a fire station sat on the property. Find out where they went and other surprising stories about how this Olmsted-designed Essex County park came to be created over a century ago, how it shaped Upper Montclair, and how it led to the formation of other Montclair parks. Also hear about efforts to rejuvenate the landscape of this park, on the National Register of Historic Places. Free. Meet at the boulder at the park's…

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June 2018

Music Under the June Moon Outdoor Concert

June 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Free

Bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy the Chamber Music Society of North Jersey playing under the historic Olmsted Oak in Anderson Park. 8 p.m. FREE. Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue, east of North Mountain Avenue, Upper Montclair. Sponsored by Friends of Anderson Park and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs and the Silver Family Foundation. (Raindate, June 10, same time.) (Check the Friends of Anderson Park Facebook page for weather updates.) www.FriendsOfAndersonPark.com, (973) 477-7207.

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MUSIC UNDER THE JUNE MOON: Free Outdoor Concert in Anderson Park

June 9, 2018 @ 8:00 pm - 9:30 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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FREE outdoor concert in Anderson Park on Saturday, JUNE 9: MUSIC UNDER THE JUNE MOON Bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy the Chamber Music Society of North Jersey playing under the historic Olmsted Oak in Anderson Park. 8 p.m. Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair. Sponsored by Friends of Anderson Park and the Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs. Additional support from the Bravitas Group/Silver Family Foundation and Investors Bank. (Raindate, June 10, same time.)…

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September 2018

Fine Art and Crafts at Anderson Park

September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - September 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Enter the creative world of fine art and fine craft by spending time at the 35th Annual Fine Art and Crafts at Essex County Anderson Park, September 15-16, from 10 am - 5 pm, rain or shine. Ask questions and learn what inspires the creative process of over 150 exhibitors. Many new as well as veteran exhibitors will delight your senses. Be sure to visit the booth of fiber artist Jocelyn Galye Krodman, of PetitFelts, who crafts each of her…

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Fine Art and Crafts at Anderson Park

September 15, 2018 @ 10:00 am - September 16, 2018 @ 5:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Free

See the new at the 35th annual Fine Art and Crafts at Anderson Park Enter the creative world of fine art and fine craft by spending time at the 35th Annual Fine Art and Crafts at Essex County Anderson Park, September 15-16, from 10 am - 5 pm, rain or shine. Ask questions and learn what inspires the creative process of over 140 exhibitors. Many new as well as veteran exhibitors will delight your senses. Be sure to visit the…

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May 2019

Historic Walking Tour of Olmsted’s Anderson Park

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Free

Before Essex County's Anderson Park existed, three houses and a fire station sat on the property. Find out where they went and other surprising stories about how this Olmsted-designed park came to be created over a century ago, how it shaped Upper Montclair, and how it led to the formation of other Montclair parks. Also hear about efforts to rejuvenate the landscape of this park, on the National Register of Historic Places. Meet at the boulder at the park's northeast…

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June 2019

Music Under the June Moon Outdoor Concert

June 8, 2019 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Free

Bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy the Chamber Music Society of North Jersey string quartet playing under the historic Olmsted Oak in Anderson Park. Works include Schubert’s “Death and the Maiden” and Haydn’s Quartet Op. 33, No. 3. 7:30 p.m. FREE. Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue, east of North Mountain Avenue, Upper Montclair. Sponsored by Friends of Anderson Park, Essex County Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs, and the Silver Family Foundation. (Raindate: June 9, same time.)…

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September 2019

Fine Art and Crafts at Anderson Park

September 21, 2019 @ 10:00 am - September 22, 2019 @ 5:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Come see, feel, and talk about the creations of artists and artisans at the thirty-sixth annual Fine Art and Fine Craft Show at Essex County Anderson Park in Upper Montclair on September 21-22 from 10-5 each day.  The show features 130 juried exhibitors with fine art, fine photography, wood, clay, fiber, sculpture, jewelry, leather and more, to delight the senses of attendees and collectors. Sponsored by the Essex County Department of Parks and Rose Squared Productions, Inc., the show is…

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October 2019

Montclair Design Week: Along Toney’s Brook: 2 Mini-Expeditions

October 19, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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(ages 12+, accompanied by an adult) PART 1: 12:00 PM (Anderson Park) PART 2: 2:00 PM (Rand Park) Follow fabled Toney's Brook with members of SPURSE, the ecological design collective. This is a remarkable chance to understand Montclair from the inside as we walk the brook from end to end. Join us for one or both parts of this unique adventure. You will get wet and do some spelunking. Must wear appropriate dress and footwear. Host: Iain Kerr (SPURSE Research…

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May 2020

Olmsted Historic Walking Tour of Anderson Park

May 9, 2020 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Free

Before Anderson Park existed, three houses and a fire station sat on the property. Find out where they went and other surprising stories about how this Olmsted-designed Essex County park came to be created over a century ago, how it shaped Upper Montclair, and how it led to the formation of other Montclair parks. Also hear about efforts to rejuvenate the landscape of this park, on the National Register of Historic Places. FREE. Meet at the boulder at the park's…

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September 2020

Gift to the Community – Kids Yoga Class

September 23, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2020

Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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donation

 This outdoor class for children ages 6-12 meets at various Montclair parks combining mindfulness and movement while giving children tools to find their center and navigate this unprecedented school year. Activities include building mindfulness skills through pranayama (breathing exercises), yoga pose freeze dance, gratitude sharing with singing bowls, anatomy identification, singing and chanting, and  internal weather pattern discussion with moments of silence. Anderson Park - 9/23 - 3:30-4:30PM Edgemont  Park - 9/30 - 3:30-4:30PM Glenfield  - 10/7 - 3:30-4:30PM Nishuane…

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Gift to the Community – Kids Yoga Class

September 26, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2020

Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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donation

 This outdoor class for children ages 6-12 meets at various Montclair parks combining mindfulness and movement while giving children tools to find their center and navigate this unprecedented school year. Activities include building mindfulness skills through pranayama (breathing exercises), yoga pose freeze dance, gratitude sharing with singing bowls, anatomy identification, singing and chanting, and  internal weather pattern discussion with moments of silence. Anderson Park - 9/23 - 3:30-4:30PM Edgemont  Park - 9/30 - 3:30-4:30PM Glenfield  - 10/7 - 3:30-4:30PM Nishuane…

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Gift to the Community – Kids Yoga Class

September 30, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2020

Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
+ Google Map
donation

 This outdoor class for children ages 6-12 meets at various Montclair parks combining mindfulness and movement while giving children tools to find their center and navigate this unprecedented school year. Activities include building mindfulness skills through pranayama (breathing exercises), yoga pose freeze dance, gratitude sharing with singing bowls, anatomy identification, singing and chanting, and  internal weather pattern discussion with moments of silence. Anderson Park - 9/23 - 3:30-4:30PM Edgemont  Park - 9/30 - 3:30-4:30PM Glenfield  - 10/7 - 3:30-4:30PM Nishuane…

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October 2020

Gift to the Community – Kids Yoga Class

October 3, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2020

Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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donation

 This outdoor class for children ages 6-12 meets at various Montclair parks combining mindfulness and movement while giving children tools to find their center and navigate this unprecedented school year. Activities include building mindfulness skills through pranayama (breathing exercises), yoga pose freeze dance, gratitude sharing with singing bowls, anatomy identification, singing and chanting, and  internal weather pattern discussion with moments of silence. Anderson Park - 9/23 - 3:30-4:30PM Edgemont  Park - 9/30 - 3:30-4:30PM Glenfield  - 10/7 - 3:30-4:30PM Nishuane…

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Gift to the Community – Kids Yoga Class

October 7, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2020

Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
+ Google Map
donation

 This outdoor class for children ages 6-12 meets at various Montclair parks combining mindfulness and movement while giving children tools to find their center and navigate this unprecedented school year. Activities include building mindfulness skills through pranayama (breathing exercises), yoga pose freeze dance, gratitude sharing with singing bowls, anatomy identification, singing and chanting, and  internal weather pattern discussion with moments of silence. Anderson Park - 9/23 - 3:30-4:30PM Edgemont  Park - 9/30 - 3:30-4:30PM Glenfield  - 10/7 - 3:30-4:30PM Nishuane…

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Gift to the Community – Kids Yoga Class

October 10, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2020

Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
+ Google Map
donation

 This outdoor class for children ages 6-12 meets at various Montclair parks combining mindfulness and movement while giving children tools to find their center and navigate this unprecedented school year. Activities include building mindfulness skills through pranayama (breathing exercises), yoga pose freeze dance, gratitude sharing with singing bowls, anatomy identification, singing and chanting, and  internal weather pattern discussion with moments of silence. Anderson Park - 9/23 - 3:30-4:30PM Edgemont  Park - 9/30 - 3:30-4:30PM Glenfield  - 10/7 - 3:30-4:30PM Nishuane…

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Gift to the Community – Kids Yoga Class

October 14, 2020 @ 3:30 pm - 4:30 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 3:30 pm on Wednesday and Saturday, repeating until October 14, 2020

Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
+ Google Map
donation

 This outdoor class for children ages 6-12 meets at various Montclair parks combining mindfulness and movement while giving children tools to find their center and navigate this unprecedented school year. Activities include building mindfulness skills through pranayama (breathing exercises), yoga pose freeze dance, gratitude sharing with singing bowls, anatomy identification, singing and chanting, and  internal weather pattern discussion with moments of silence. Anderson Park - 9/23 - 3:30-4:30PM Edgemont  Park - 9/30 - 3:30-4:30PM Glenfield  - 10/7 - 3:30-4:30PM Nishuane…

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August 2021

MUSIC UNDER THE OLMSTED OAK

August 28, 2021 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy a free concert by the Chamber Music Society of North Jersey under the historic Olmsted Oak in Anderson Park. Program features Mozart’s Clarinet Quintet and Samuel Coleridge-Taylor’s Quintet in F Sharp Minor for Clarinet and Strings. Families welcome. Saturday, August 28 (rain date: Aug. 29, same time). 7 p.m. Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue, Montclair. Sponsored by Friends of Anderson Park; made possible by funds from the Essex County Division of Cultural…

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September 2021

37th Rose Squared Art Show Anderson Park

September 19, 2021 @ 10:00 am - September 20, 2021 @ 5:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Rose Squared Art Shows transforms the beautiful Essex County Anderson Park into an outdoor art gallery September 18-19, 2021. This free to the public show features over 120 artists showcasing original works of art in ceramics, glass, wood, painting, sculpture, metal and art jewelry and clothing. A variety of food and specialty foods will be offered. Free parking. Join us rain or shine from 10am to 5pm. Visit www.rosesquared.com for more information.

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October 2021

Olmsted Historic Walking Tour of Anderson Park

October 23, 2021 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Free

Before Anderson Park existed, three houses and a fire station sat on the property. Find out where they went and other surprising stories about how this Olmsted-designed Essex County park came to be created over a century ago, how it shaped Upper Montclair, and how it led to the formation of other Montclair parks. Also hear about efforts to rejuvenate the landscape of this park, on the National Register of Historic Places. Free. Meet at the boulder at the park’s…

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May 2022

Olmsted’s 200th Birthday Party in Anderson Park

May 14 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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In celebration of the bicentennial of the pioneering landscape designer Frederick Law Olmsted, Friends of Anderson Park is having a party on Saturday, May 14, from 1-4 p.m. (rain date is May 15, same time). The celebration will include live music, a vintage bicycle display, children’s activities, a puppet show, and a half-hour theatrical living-history portrayal of Olmsted by the actor Joseph Smith. Anderson Park is an Olmsted-designed landscape on the National Register of Historic Places. FREE. The park is…

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June 2022

‘Music Under the June Moon’ Concert in Anderson Park

June 11 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue
Montclair, NJ 07043 United States
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Free

Bring a picnic and a blanket and enjoy the Chamber Music Society of North Jersey under the historic Olmsted Oak, featuring Mendelssohn’s String Quintet No. 2. FREE. At 7:30 p.m. Anderson Park, 274 Bellevue Avenue, east of North Mountain Avenue, Upper Montclair. Sponsored by Friends of Anderson Park; made possible by funds from the Essex County Division of Cultural Affairs, a partner of the New Jersey State Council on the Arts; and the Bravitas Group/Silver Family Foundation. Handicap accessible; for…

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