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61 Things to Do in the Montclair Area This Weekend | March 10-13

by Samantha Impaglia
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Although it’s going to be a chilly weekend, we have a variety of fun events to try out. This week’s local Montclair + beyond events guide has got you covered with hockey games, a Holi celebration, a gardening class, and more. Check out this list of all the events happening this weekend, March 10th-13th.

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

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Personalized Help from the Access Navigator at Montclair Public Library

Thursday, March 10th | 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.


Pastels: Independent Study at Congregation Shomrei Emunah

Thursday, March 10th | 11AM – 12:30PM

This class will provides a supportive, educational, and friendly environment where you will be able to develop your own painting ideas using soft pastels. This event will be held at 50 South Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here


Codey Arena Senior Skating Session

Thursday, March 10th | 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.


Memoir Writing at Montclair Public Library

Thursday, March 10th | 1PM – 3PM

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


New Jersey Symphony: Trifonov Is Back at NJPAC

Thursday, March 10th + Sunday, March 13th | 1:30PM, 8PM

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


French Class at Montclair Public Library

Thursday, March 10th | 4PM – 5:15PM

Build your expertise by reading French texts and conversing in French. This is a virtual event. Learn more here


Edible Landscapes at Montclair Public Library

Thursday, March 10th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Participants will have the opportunity to learn about approaches to growing their own food at home within steps from the kitchen. This event will be held at 185 Bellevue Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Self-Care For Women at Montclair Public Library

Thursday, March 10th | 6:30PM – 8PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


New Jersey Devils vs. Winnipeg Jets

Sunday, March 10th | 7PM

This event will be held at Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Open Book, Open Mind at Montclair Public Library

Thursday, March 10th | 7PM – 8:30PM

Keefe and Max, two New Yorker staff writers, discuss Keefe’s bestselling portrait of the Sackler dynasty. This event will be held at 50 South Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Resistance Revival Chorus at SOPAC

Thursday, March 10th | 7:30PM

A collective of more than 60 womxn and non-binary singers. This event will be held at One SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here


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Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, March 11th

Films like Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom, Summer of Soul, Coda, and The Rocky Horror Picture Show are playing this weekend. This event will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


St. Patrick’s Celebration at The Taphouse

Ongoing

There will be food and drink specials up until the 17th, as well as giveaways and bagpipers on actual St. Patrick’s Day. This event will be held at 344 French Hill Road in Wayne. Learn more here.


Intermediate Ukulele with Robert Mellman

Friday, March 11th | 1:30PM – 2:30PM

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


Newark St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Friday, March 11th | 1PM

This event will be held in Downtown Newark. Learn more here


Art Within Art at Montclair Public Library

Friday, March 11th | 2PM – 3:30PM

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


Codey Arena Learn to Skate

Friday, March 11th | 4:15PM, 5PM

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, March 11th | 5:30PM, 7:30PM

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


Codey Arena Family Stick + Puck

Friday, March 11th | 6PM

This event will be held at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


Indoor Live Music Night with Lily Vakili at Montclair Brewery

Friday, March 11th | 7:30PM – 9:30PM

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


Adult Open Hockey at Codey Arena

Friday, March 11th | 7:45PM

Participants must be at least 16 years old to participate. This event will be held at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


Red Baraat Festival of Colors at SOPAC

Friday, March 11th | 8PM

An immersive experience celebrating the spirit of the Hindu holiday, Holi, through music, dance, and visuals. This event will be held at One SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here.


Deon Cole at NJPAC

Friday, March 11th | 8PM

Charismatic comic, writer, and actor Deon Cole currently stars on ABC’s Black-ish and Freeform’s Grown-ish. This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here


The Psychedelic Furs at The Wellmont Theater

Friday, March 11th | 8PM

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


Man Down at Just Jakes

Friday, March 11th | 10:30PM – 1:30AM

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


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Aura Photos with Sondra at Houss Freya

Saturday, March 12th

This event will be held at 547 Valley Road in Upper Montclair. Learn more here.


Montclair Farmers’ Market at the Walnut Street Train Station

Saturday, March 12th | 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.


Rutgers Master Gardeners at Essex County Environmental Center

Saturday, March 12th | 9AM – 10:30AM

These gardeners will introduce you to the fun of growing your vegetables and flowers from seeds. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Codey Arena Learn to Skate

Saturday, March 12th | 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, March 12th | 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.


Distillery Tour + Tasting in Newark

Saturday, March 12th | 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.


Ministry with The Melvins + Corrosion of Conformity at The Wellmont Theater

Saturday, March 12th | 7PM

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


Wavey Saturdays at The ZuluBa

Saturday, March 12th | 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.


New Jersey Devils vs. Anaheim Ducks

Saturday, March 12th | 7PM

This event will be held at Prudential Center, 25 Lafayette Street in Newark. Learn more here.


Live Music with Forget The Whale at Montclair Brewery

Saturday, March 12th | 7:30PM – 9:30PM

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


Good Noise at Just Jakes

Saturday, March 12th | 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

Friday, March 11th | 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

Sunday, March 13th | 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.


Purim Carnival at Bnai Keshet

Sunday, March 13th | 12PM – 2:30PM

There will be moon bounces, foosball, corn hole, photo booths, face painting, carnival treats, and more. This event will be held at 99 South Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here


69th Annual West Orange St, Patrick’s Day Parade

Sunday, March 13th | 12:15PM

There will be Pipe Bands, high school bands, Irish Step Dancing Schools, and local and national groups marching in the parade. This event will be held at Main Street in West Orange. Learn more here.


St. Patrick’s Day Cupcake Decorating Workshop Hosted by The Eclectic Chic Boutique

Sunday, March 13th | 2PM – 3PM

Make St. Patrick’s Day-themed cupcakes with friends or family. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Student Cinema Collective Hosted by Montclair Film

Sunday, March 13th | 2PM

This event is for students grades 9-12, and will be screening Lunana: A Yak in the Classroom. This event will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Live Performance With the Safarini Sisters at Morris Museum

Sunday, March 13th | 2PM

In this work, the Safarani Sisters team up with choreographer Yamini Kalluri to create a movement-based piece exploring the themes of borders, unity, and society. This event will be held at 6 Normandy Heights Road in Morristown. Learn more here.


Codey Arena Family Stick + Puck

Sunday, March 13th | 5PM – 6:30PM

This event will be held at 560 Northfield Avenue in West Orange. Learn more here.


Adult Night Roller Skating in Newark

Sunday, March 13th | 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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Forest Friends Club at Essex County Environmental Center

Thursday, March 10th | 4PM – 5PM

Uncover and discover ecosystem interactions at the frog pond for children ages 5-9. This event will be held at 621 Eagle Rock Avenue in Roseland. Learn more here.


Tales on the Trails at Van Vleck House + Gardens

Wednesday, March 16th | 1PM – 1:45PM

Spend time with your little one as you go on a hike and search for signs of spring and create a special craft. This event will be held at 21 Van Vleck Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


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French Speaking Class at Montclair Public Library

Monday, March 14th | 1:30PM – 3PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Pi Day at &Pizza Paramus

Monday, March 14th | 6PM – 9PM

Craft your own individual pie or choose from signature, oblong-shaped pizzas. This event will be held at 393 NJ-17 South in Paramus. Learn more here.


Italian Speaking Class at Montclair Public Library

Monday, March 14th | 6PM – 7PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


American Sign Language Class at Montclair Public Library

Monday, March 14th | 6PM – 8PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here. 


Codey Arena Senior Skating Session

Tuesday, March 15th | 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.


The Everything Book Club at Montclair Public Library

Tuesday, March 15th | 1PM – 2PM

The Orchid Leaf by Susan Orlean will be discussed. This event will be held at 50 South Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here


Mandarin Chinese Class at Montclair Public Library

Tuesday, March 15th | 6:30PM – 7:30PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here


Poetry Writing Workshop at Montclair Public Library

Tuesday, March 15th | 7:30PM – 9PM

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


Spanish Speaking Class at Montclair Public Library

Wednesday, March 16th | 6:15PM – 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. 


St. Patrick’s/St. Joseph’s Day Concert at Montclair Public Library

Wednesday, March 16th | 6:15PM – 7:45PM

This event is presented by Bloomfield Mandolin Orchestra and will be held at 50 South Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here. 


Film Club at Montclair Public Library

Wednesday, March 16th | 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 16th | 7PM – 9:30PM

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


St. Patrick’s Week at Egan + Sons

Wednesday, March 16th | 8PM – 10PM

Enjoy the first day of this three-day celebration with Drag Bingo at this Irish Gastropub. This event will be held at 118 Walnut Street in Montclair. Learn more here


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Cultural Academic Student Exchange |  Montclair

Become a host family for the Cultural Academic Student Exchange (CASE) and house a student studying abroad. The CASE program is always in need of families of all backgrounds to help immerse international students into the culture of the area and to help navigate everyday life during their stay. Learn more here.


House of Love Soup Kitchen/Pantry | Newark 

The House of Love Soup Kitchen is run completely by volunteers and serves about 30 neighbors every Tuesday for two hours. In addition to a hot nutritious meal, guests receive spiritual guidance, connection to resources of other non-profits in the area, and ‘care packages’ of perishable and non-perishable goods. 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.


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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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