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Photos: Gardens are glowing

Pumpkins, popcorn and a lot of smiles can be seen at Presby Memorial Iris Garden during Gardens Aglow.

Photos: Have you come for a treat? or a trick?

Orange lights, dancing ghosts and scary pumpkins lurk on frontyards all over town.
Samhain

Samhain: celebrating the time between

By DEBORAH ANN TRIPOLDI tripoldi@montclairlocal.news Kids will be looking forward to dressing up and parading in costumes to receive candy. Even some adults may enjoy that. While many people know Oct. 31 as Halloween, in Paganism...

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.newsAfter 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...