Montclair Film Festival’s Summer Series Ends With Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on Friday Night

BY  |  Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Ferris Bueller's Day Off

Who wants to see Ferris Bueller’s Day Off on Church Street this Friday night? Anyone? Anyone?

Take your teens to Montclair Film Festival’s final outdoor film of the season and welcome in the new school year with the hilarious 1986 classic. There will also be a special appearance by Big Mamou before the film.

You know, “Life moves pretty fast. If you don’t stop and look around once in a while, you could miss it.” 

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Family Fun to be Had at St. Sebastian’s Feast and Carnival in Montclair

BY  |  Monday, Aug 18, 2014 12:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

St. Sebastian’s Feast & Carnival

The 88th St. Sebastian’s Feast and Carnival will fill Kaveny Field in Montclair with rides (including the new “Ring of Fire Roller coaster”), games, bocce, face painting and my favorite—zeppoles! It all happens from August 20 – 24.

Festivities end on Sunday, August 24 at 3:30 pm with the Procession of the statue of St. Sebastian beginning at Our Lady of Mount Carmel through the streets of Montclair, where it will arrive at the feast at 6:30 pm.

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Frozen Party and Benefit For Childhood Cancer at TuTu Spoiled in Montclair

BY  |  Monday, Aug 18, 2014 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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Natalie Grace

Tutu Spoiled, a girls’ clothing boutique in Montclair, will host a community 5th birthday party in honor of New Jersey girl Natalie Grace and to benefit Arms Wide Open Childhood Cancer Foundation (AWOCCF) on Sunday, September 14.

Families will enjoy a special appearances by Anna and Elsa from Disney’s Frozen, a visit from the Montclair Art Museum art truck, snacks, singing, glitter tattoos, and more!  The first 50 girls will also receive a Tutu Spoiled Goodie Bag.

On August 16, 2012, Andrea Verdone received news that no parent ever wants to hear: her daughter, almost-3-year-old Natalie Grace, was diagnosed with Acute Lymphoblastic leukemia (ALL). The road ahead was sure to be long and fraught with worry and insecurity.

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Families Enjoyed the Montclair Jazz Festival

BY  |  Sunday, Aug 17, 2014 7:30am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Jazz fans of all ages filled Nishuane park to enjoy the sounds of Big Band, Afro Latin, Philly Soul and much more at the Montclair Jazz Festival.

The audience brought lawn chairs or spread blankets, they brought picnic lunches or bought food from a wide variety of vendors and families brought their kids to experience an afternoon of fun.

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Show Your Support For the Montclair Mounties White-Out Game

BY  |  Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 11:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Montclair Mounties White-Out Game

It’s ON, again! The Montclair Mounties Football White-Out Game on September 20 vs. Union City at Woodman Field is hoping for the biggest crowd in decades.

Buy your “White-Out Shirt,” show your Montclair Pride, and support the Mounties  at their first home game.  $12 “Official White-Out T-Shirts” went on sale August 15 and by purchasing and wearing one you’ll get FREE admission to all REGULAR season home games.

You can purchase an Official White-Out T-shirt at these location sponsors:

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YMCA of Montclair Swim Team is Holding Tryouts in September

BY  |  Saturday, Aug 16, 2014 8:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

YMCA of Montclair Swim Team

The YMCA of Montclair Dolphins Swim Team will hold tryouts for its 2014-15 season from September 5 through September 7. Swimmers ages 6 through high schoolers from across the region are welcome.

Here are the tryout dates for your little swimmers:

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Weekend Highlights: Your Guide to Family Fun

BY  |  Friday, Aug 15, 2014 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

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It’s a beautiful weekend! Get out and enjoy it with your family at these events.

Don’t forget about the Montclair Jazz Festival, which in addition to offering 8 hours of free incredible music, will have great activities for kids!

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Here are this weekend’s highlights:

The Passaic County Fair at Garret Mountain in Woodland Park promises fun and excitement for the whole family this entire weekend. (Friday, August 15 – Sunday, August 17)

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Weekend Highlights: Your Guide to Family Fun

BY  |  Friday, Aug 08, 2014 1:00pm  |  COMMENTS (0)

frozenIt’s the weekend and the weather is perfect, so get out and have some family fun!

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You can check our Calendar for all events this weekend, but here are this weekend’s highlights:

Have Frozen fanatics at home? Anna and Elsa from the film will be visiting the Cedar Grove Fire Department for a breakfast meet & greet and to do crafts, lead a  storytime and a perform a live sing-along performance for kids. (Saturday, August 9)

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Glen Ridge Celebrated National Night Out

BY  |  Wednesday, Aug 06, 2014 10:05am  |  COMMENTS (0)

National Night Out

National Night Out, a fun filled community event designed to promote crime prevention was  held last evening at the Glen Ridge Community Pool.  Borough residents were invited to a free swim party featuring refreshments and live music compliments of the Glen Ridge Police Department.

Read more and see the great photographs from the event below:

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Weekend Highlights: Your Guide to Family Fun

BY  |  Friday, Aug 01, 2014 10:00am  |  COMMENTS (0)

Field Station: Dinosaurs

It’s another busy weekend full of family events on this first weekend of August!

Don’t forget about the Montclair Recreation screening of Despicable Me 2 at Edgemont Park, New Voices: Oh, What a Night! at Paper Mill Playhouse, Dan Zanes Deno’s Wonder Wheel Release Party, the New York Renaissance Faire, the Bike Right Learn to Ride Class, and the Montclair Township Animal Shelter Pajama Party — and there is more!

To make sure you’re always in the know when it comes to family events, parenting resources and discussion, sign up for our newsletter, which offers a great recap of our best stories, event information, guides and exclusive giveaways. And make sure to “like” us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter and check out our  Pinterest page. We post a lot of important information over there, so you don’t want to miss out.

You can check our Calendar for all events this weekend, but here are this weekend’s highlights:

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