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50 Things to Do in the Montclair Area This Weekend | Feb 24-27

by Samantha Impaglia
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February is nearing its end and warmer days are ahead as spring approaches. This week’s local Montclair + beyond events guide has got you covered with concerts, language classes, a farmers market, and more. Check out this list of all the events happening this weekend, February 24th-27th.

Disclaimer: Events are subject to change. For the most up-to-date info, please contact the host directly.

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The Lane Team’s Open House Event

Sunday, February 27th from 12:00PM-4:00PM | LEARN MORE
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This Sunday from 12PM-4PM, The Lane Team is hosting an open house event at 24 Upper Mountain Ave in Montclair. The Welsh House is a true piece of Montclair history and winner of the 2013 Excellence in Historic Preservation Award — featuring three levels of spacious living with 10-foot ceilings, hardwood floor throughout, as well as two fireplaces and four sets of oak pocket doors. The home also includes two levels of Rotunda porch accessible from the library, master bedroom, and second-floor bedroom. Not to mention, the home is just a short distance from NYC transportation, Whole Foods, Montclair Art Museum, restaurant row, and local shops. Make sure you let them know The Montclair Girl sent you.

Click here to learn more about the property and open house event and click here to learn more about The Lane Team.
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Drawing with Colored Pencils at Congregation Shomrei Emunah

Thursday, February 24th | 10AM – 12PM

This class will explore various techniques, including types of mark-making, shading, texture, and how to blend and create vibrant color, no matter your skill level. This event will be held at 50 South Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here


Personalized Help from the Access Navigator at Montclair Public Library

Thursday, February 24th | 10AM – 4PM

Montclair Public Library’s Navigator will be meeting with individuals to help improve their digital literacy, guide them towards new employment, or develop new skills in general. This event will be held at 50 South Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Codey Arena Senior Skating Session

Thursday, February 24th | 10:45AM – 12:15PM

A skate session for seniors who are 40 years and older. This event will be held at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


Coffee, Cocktails, and Conversation Hosted by Extra Lucky Moms

Thursday, February 24th | 6PM – 9PM

This adults-only happening includes light bites, coffee, and treats from Ethan + the Bean. This event will be held at 98 Main Street in Little Falls. Learn more here.


Interviewing: It’s Not What It Used to Be at Montclair Public Library

Thursday, February 24th | 6:30PM – 8PM

Learn techniques to present yourself successfully both in person and over the Internet. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


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Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, February 25th

Films like Cyrano and Ascension are opening on Friday. Learn more here.


Beginner Mah Jongg with Elisa Hirsch

Friday, February 25th | 10AM – 12PM

Learn how to play the ancient Chinese game of Mah Jongg. This game is not hard to play but complex to learn. Guaranteed to have you playing with strategy by the end of the session. This event will be held at 185 Bellevue Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here


Beginning Ukulele with Robert Mellman

Friday, February 25th | 1:30PM – 2:30PM

In this beginner’s ukulele class participants will learn basic chords and strums and some fun, easy songs. No music background or experience is necessary. This is a virtual event. Learn more here


Codey Arena Learn to Skate

Friday, February 25th | 4:15PM – 4:45PM

A skate session for people who are looking to learn how to skate. This event will be held at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


Codey Arena Public Skating Session

Friday, February 25th | 4:45PM – 6:15PM

A skate session for people of all ages. This event will be held at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


Indoor Live Music Night with P+H Duo at Montclair Brewery

Friday, February 25th | 7:30PM – 9:30PM

This event will be held at 101 Walnut Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


A Portrait of Ray at The Vanguard Theater

Friday, February 25th | 8PM – 10PM

This event stars Broadway veteran Dwayne Clark and will be held at 180 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here


Colin Quinn at SOPAC

Friday, February 25th | 8PM

Colin is a comedian, actor, and author. This event will be held at One SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here.


Changing Lanes at Just Jakes

Friday, February 25th | 10:30PM – 1:30AM

This band will be performing at 30 Park Street in Montclair. Learn more here.  


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Montclair Farmers’ Market at the Walnut Street Train Station

Saturday, February 26th | 8AM – 1PM

The Montclair Farmers’ Market brings together an array of local farmers and food artisans, offering fresh fruits & vegetables, meats, poultry, fish, cheeses, prepared foods, baked goods, condiments, honey, flowers, wine, pickles, and much more. This event will be held at 86 Walnut Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Hatfield Swamp Birding Walk With NJA

Saturday, February 26th | 8:30AM – 11AM

Search the frozen swamp for wintering birds. This event will meet at 875 Bloomfield Avenue in West Caldwell. Learn more here.


Codey Arena Learn to Skate

Saturday, February 26th | 11:15AM, 1:30PM

A skate session for people who are looking to learn how to skate. This event will be held at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


Codey Arena Public Skating Session

Saturday, February 26th | 11:45AM, 2PM

A skate session for people of all ages. This event will be held at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


Wonders of the Wild at the Turtle Back Zoo

Saturday, February 26th | 1PM – 3PM

The Wonders of the Wild program offers students an opportunity to participate in supplementary science and nature-themed programs and projects that facilitate scientific literacy and life-long environmental stewardship. This event will be held at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


Sophisticated Science, Wild Careers at the Turtle Back Zoo

Saturday, February 26th | 1PM – 3PM

These seminars run throughout the year and span topics such as animal anatomy, habitats and conservation, animal careers, and more. This event will be held at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


NJMEA All-State Symphonic Band, Wind Ensemble + Treble Choir at NJPAC

Saturday, February 26th | 3PM

The finest high school musicians have been selected by audition for these annual ensembles. This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here


Distillery Tour + Tasting in Newark

Saturday, February 26th | 6PM & 7:30PM

A history and technique-filled tour followed by cocktails at All Points West Distillery located at 73 Tichenor Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Wavey Saturdays at The ZuluBa

Saturday, February 26th | 7PM

Groove to a night of Afrobeats, Kompa, Soca, Dancehall, and music by Jhasirpow, Russian, and Ruthetruth. This event will be held at 437 Main Street in West Orange. Learn more here.


Tributes to U2 and Coldplay at The Wellmont Theater

Saturday, February 26th | 8PM

This event will be held at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Eric Roberson at NJPAC

Saturday, February 26th | 8PM

The two-time Grammy nominee will be performing R+B and soul music. This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here


The Brit Pack at SOPAC

Saturday, February 26th | 8PM

This group plays all kinds of British music, like The Beatles, Rolling Stones, and more. This event will be held at One SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here.


The Group Band at Just Jakes

Saturday, February 26th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM

This band will be performing at 30 Park Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Evolution X at Just Jakes

Saturday, February 26th | 10:30PM – 1:30AM

This band will be performing at 30 Park Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


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Codey Arena Learn to Skate

Sunday, February 27th | 11:15AM

A skate session for people who are looking to learn how to skate. This event will be held at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


Codey Arena Public Skating Session

Sunday, February 27th | 11:45AM, 2PM

A skate session for people of all ages. This event will be held at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


New Jersey Symphony: Tchaikovsky’s ‘Pathétique’ at NJPAC

Sunday, February 27th | 3PM

This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here


Chris Redd at NJPAC

Sunday, February 27th | 3PM

Chris is a standup comic, sketch comedian, improviser, actor, and rapper that also performs on Saturday Night Live. This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here


Adult Night Roller Skating in Newark

Sunday, February 27th | 8PM – 11PM

Adult Night Roller Skating is Back at Branch Brook Park Roller Skating Rink. This event will be held at 7th Avenue in Newark. Learn more here.


Pop-Up Picnic in the Park Couple Date Night + 5 Love Languages (Self-Guided)

Ongoing

Enjoy a pop-up picnic sunset date with fun digital activities at Weequahic Park, Meeker Avenue in Newark. Learn more here.


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Homeschooling Community Virtual Book Club at Montclair Public Library

Thursday, February 24th | 3PM – 4PM

Discuss Zetta Elliott’s new book, The Witch’s ApprenticeLearn more here.


Simply Safe Kids Parent Workshop at Montclair Public Library

Sunday, February 27th | 3PM – 4:30PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


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French Speaking Class at Montclair Public Library

Monday, February 28th | 1:30PM – 3PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Italian Speaking Class at Montclair Public Library

Monday, February 28th | 6PM – 7PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


American Sign Language Class at Montclair Public Library

Monday, February 28th | 6PM – 8PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


The Trials of Critical Race Theory at NJPAC

Monday, February 28th | 7PM

This event is a part of the PSEG True Diversity Film Series, and will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here


Mandarin Chinese Class at Montclair Public Library

Tuesday, March 1st | 6:30 – 7:30PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here


Poetry Writing Workshop at Montclair Public Library

Tuesday, February 22nd | 7PM – 8PM

This event will be held at 50 South Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here. 


A Tribute to The Beatles’ Rubber Soul + Revolver at The Wellmont Theater

Tuesday, March 1st | 8PM

This event will be held at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Jewelry: Nothing But Earrings at Montclair Public Library

Wednesday, March 2nd | 10:30AM – 12PM

Learn how to make earwires and design your own. This event will be held at 50 South Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here. 


Practical Spanish Class at Montclair Public Library

Wednesday, March 2nd | 6:15 – 7:30PM

This class is for those who are able to communicate in Spanish at a novice level and want to continue to improve their pronunciation and knowledge of the language while increasing vocabulary. This event will be held at 50 South Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here. 


Film Club at Montclair Public Library

Wednesday, March 2nd | 7PM – 8PM

See assigned movies, then join classmates to talk about themes, plot, characters, acting, directing, cinematography, costumes, score, trailers and/or viewer’s expectations. This is a virtual event. Learn more here. 


Sip + Sing Karaoke at Montclair Brewery

Wednesday, March 2nd | 7PM – 9:30PM

This event will be held at 101 Walnut Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Daughtry: The Dearly Beloved Tour at The Wellmont Theater

Wednesday, March 2nd | 7PM

This event will be held at 5 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Laughs in the Loft at South Orange Performing Arts Center

Wednesday, March 2nd | 7:30PM

Each Laughs in the Loft event features several comedians in a New York City-style showcase.  This event will be held at 1 SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here


Wellness Wednesdays at NJPAC

Wednesday, March 2nd | 7:30PM

This class is held by Yvonne Peters, and will cover Israeli folk dance. This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here


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Communities Promoting Animal Welfare in NJ | 41 Watchung Plaza #317

With options to help from home, at school, in-person, and virtually, the entire community can help save animals in the area. Volunteers are needed to help educate the community on animal welfare, help organize events, transport animals to and from doctor’s visits, and more. Learn more here.


Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris | 33 South Fullerton Avenue

The Mental Health Association of Essex and Morris is working to reverse the stigma around Mental Health and provide support to those living with mental illness as well as the caregivers. Through advocacy, education, prevention, early intervention, treatment, and services, the organization is working to achieve its mission. Case management services, suicide prevention work, and housing opportunities are just a small sample of the community work of this organization. Learn more here.


Toni’s Kitchen | 73 South Fullerton Street, Montclair

Serving food to the community is a daily effort. Toni’s Kitchen in Montclair is available for this support. The Kitchen stays in operation with the support of volunteers. Those high school age and up are eligible to help with serving food to guests. Opportunities are available for individuals and groups daily. Learn more here.


Website Divider Button Articles For Weekend Planning

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Have an event you’d like included in our guide? Email it to events@themontclairgirl.com by Tuesday at 12PM each week. You can also email advertising@themontclairgirl.com for more info on featured events.

Have a great weekend, xo

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