Culture in brief: Gardens Aglow comes to Presby Iris Gardens

Gardens Aglow will return to the Essex County Presby Memorial Iris Gardens, 474 Upper Mountain Ave., on Friday, Oct. 20, from 6 to 9 p.m. The free event includes a display of carved botanic, floral,...

Tashlich is symbolic, and real: Montclair’s synagogues celebrate together

Congragation Shomrei Emunah and Bnai Keshet will celebrate Tashlich together on the first day of Rosh Hashana.

Culture in brief: St. Peter Claver Day Sunday

The annual celebration of St. Peter Claver’s Feast Day and Homecoming will be on Sunday, Sept. 10, beginning with a Mass at 11 a.m. After Mass, the church will provide a meal prepared by...

Honoring a saint, riding a ring of fire in Montclair

The Feast and Carnival of Saint Sebastian Wednesday, Aug. 23-Sunday, Aug. 27 Wednesday-Friday, 5-10 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, 3-10 p.m. Kaveny Field and Christopher Street area Vespers service: Aug. 26, 7 p.m. Solemn high Mass:...

Montclair BID plans to revive First Night celebration

By LINDA MOSS moss@montclairlocal.news After what will have been a six-year hiatus, First Night Montclair may be resurrected this year. The Montclair Center Business Improvement District, known as the BID, is planning to revive the New Year's...

Montclair Culture in brief: childrens’ events Saturday for Bastille Day

The French Institute Alliance Française is holding two days of Bastille Day events in Montclair. On Saturday, July 8, from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., FIAF will open its Montclair French Library at its...

Feasting in Limbo: Montclair’s Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church holds Mass and Procession

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Mass and Procession Sunday, July 16, 11:15 a.m. Mass, with procession following. Afterward, refreshments in the hall of OLMC Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, 94 Pine St. By GWEN OREL orel@montclairlocal.news The...

Montclair’s July Fourth Parade offered glitz and heart

By ANTOINETTE MARTIN for Montclair Local Led by a boisterous bunch of marchers from the Montclair Community Pre-K holding signs identifying alumni classes over the last two decades, Montclair’s 67th annual July Fourth parade displayed high...

And toddlers shall lead them: July 4th in Montclair

By ANTOINETTE MARTIN For Montclair Local The young — the very young — shall lead us at the Montclair July 4th parade. The 67th annual parade kicks off Tuesday at 11 a.m. on Bloomfield Avenue, follows a...

Montclair’s Fourth of July parade returns for 67th year

COURTESY OF MONTCLAIR TOWNSHIP The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps band will once again perform at the township's Fourth of July parade. Montclair's annual Fourth of July parade with return for its 67th year on...