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57 Things to Do in the Montclair Area This Weekend | March 3-6

by Samantha Impaglia
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March has arrived, and Essex County is gearing up for warmer weather events. This week’s local Montclair + beyond events guide has got you covered with a concert at The Wellmont, a wedding expo, the Montclair Farmer’s market, and more. Check out this list of all the events happening this weekend, March 3rd-6th.

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

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Lukin Center’s New Westfield Location + FREE Mental Health Consultation

Friday, April 1st | BOOK YOUR APPOINTMENT

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Lukin Center for Psychotherapy, is opening its 6th location at 128 South Euclid Avenue in Westfield on Friday, April 1st, in addition to its other locations in Montclair, Hoboken, Jersey City, Ridgewood, and Englewood. The family-owned and operated practice matches every patient with the clinician who has the right mix of skills, training, and personality for the best outcomes possible. MG readers can receive a FREE mental health consultation when you mention “Montclair Girl”. Call 973-920-3160 or email drlukin@lukincenter.com for any inquiries or more information about the practice.

Click here to book your mental health consultation and click here to learn more about Lukin Center for Psychotherapy.

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Personalized Help from the Access Navigator at Montclair Public Library

Thursday, March 3rd | 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 3rd | 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 3rd | 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.


Leaf Study Programs at Van Vleck House + Gardens

Thursday, March 3rd | 11:30AM – 12:30PM

Expand your botanical vocabulary and explore leaf shapes and structures, followed by a watercolor exercise inspired by the beauty of the leaves. This event will be held at 21 Van Vleck Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Memoir Writing at Montclair Public Library

Thursday, March 3rd | 1PM – 3PM

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


French Class at Montclair Public Library

Thursday, March 3rd | 4PM – 5:15PM

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


Medieval Christianity + Gender at Montclair Public Library

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

This lecture will introduce German mystic, Hildegard of Bingen, including her life, vision, and medicine. This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


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Showings at The Clairidge

Friday, March 4th

The Batman is opening on Friday. This event will be held at 486 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Intermediate Ukulele with Robert Mellman

Friday, March 4th | 1:30PM – 2:30PM

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


Codey Arena Learn to Skate

Friday, March 4th | 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, March 4th | 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.


Art Class + Pride Painting Hosted by One River School

Friday, March 4th | 5PM – 7PM

One River School teachers will host arts and crafts activities, including a collaborative art piece to be displayed at Montclair Pride 2022. This event will be held at 6 Seymour Street in Montclair. Learn more here.


Fundraiser for Ukraine at Ruthie’s BBQ + Pizza

Friday, March 4th | 7PM – 9PM

Twenty percent of the proceeds will benefit Care, the international humanitarian agency that is getting emergency need to families and children in need in partnership with People in Need. This event will be held at 64 1/2 Chesnut Street in Montclair.


Indoor Live Music Night with Jane at Montclair Brewery

Friday, March 4th | 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 4th | 8PM

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


Kindred The Family Soul at SOPAC

Friday, March 4th | 8PM

This event will be held at One SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here.


New Jersey Symphony: Ravel’s Boléro at NJPAC

Friday, March 4th | 8PM

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


Justin Willman at The Wellmont Theater

Friday, March 4th | 8PM

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


A Portrait of Ray at The Vanguard Theater

Friday, March 4th | 8PM – 10PM

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


Event Horizon at Just Jakes

Friday, March 4th | 10:30PM – 1:30AM

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


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Charity Ride for Ukraine at CycleBar Montclair

Saturday, March 5th

This event will be held at 656 Bloomfield Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Readings With Mia at Houss Freya

Saturday, March 5th

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 5th | 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.


Codey Arena Learn to Skate

Saturday, March 5th | 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 5th | 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.


Luxury Wedding Expo at Montclair State University

Saturday, March 5th | 12:30PM – 4PM

This event will be held at 1 Normal Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Codey Arena Family Stick + Puck

Saturday, March 5th | 3:45PM – 5:15PM

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


Russell Malone: Bethany Jazz Vespers at NJPAC

Saturday, March 5th | 6PM

Russell Malone is one of the signature guitar players of his generation. This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here


Distillery Tour + Tasting in Newark

Saturday, March 5th | 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, March 5th | 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.


Ron White at NJPAC

Saturday, March 5th | 8PM

This Texas-born comedian is one of America’s most popular. This event will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here


The Cliffs at Just Jakes

Saturday, March 5th | 10:30PM – 1:30AM

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


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Codey Arena Public Skating Session

Sunday, March 6th | 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 Devils vs. St. Louis Blues

Sunday, March 6th | 1PM

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


Seong-Jin Cho at NJPAC

Sunday, March 6th | 3PM

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


Codey Arena Family Stick + Puck

Sunday, March 6th | 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 6th | 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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Paper Bag Princess Day at Montclair Public Library

Saturday, March 5th | 11AM – 11:30AM

Celebrate with stories about girls with determination and grit followed by crafts. This event will be held at 50 South Fullerton Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here.


Chesstronauts at Montclair Public Library

Wednesday, March 9th | 6PM – 7PM

Chesstronauts uses Chesscall, software designed by five students from Montclair Kimberley Academy, who share a passion for chess. This is a virtual event. Learn more here. 


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French Speaking Class at Montclair Public Library

Monday, March 7th | 1:30PM – 3PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


Italian Speaking Class at Montclair Public Library

Monday, March 7th | 6PM – 7PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here.


American Sign Language Class at Montclair Public Library

Monday, March 7th | 6PM – 8PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here. 


International Women’s Day Summit

Tuesday, March 8th | 10:30AM – 2:30PM

North Jersey female business leaders come together to celebrate women’s empowerment. This event will be held at 1129 Valley Road in Clifton. Learn more here.


Codey Arena Senior Skating Session

Thursday, March 8th | 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.


Breaking Barriers at NJPAC

Tuesday, March 8th | 6PM

This event talks about African American businesswomen in the early 20th century and will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here


Mandarin Chinese Class at Montclair Public Library

Tuesday, March 8th | 6:30 – 7:30PM

This is a virtual event. Learn more here


New Jersey Devils vs. Colorado Avalanche

Tuesday, March 8th | 7PM

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


Poetry Writing Workshop at Montclair Public Library

Tuesday, March 8th | 7PM – 8PM

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


Birds of the Advancing Spring at Montclair Public Library

Wednesday, March 9th | 8AM – 10AM

This event is held at various locations. Learn more here. 


The Creators Room at NJPAC

Wednesday, March 9th | 6PM

This event covers unique pathways behind the scenes of Jazz, and will be held at 1 Center Street in Newark. Learn more here


Spanish Speaking Class at Montclair Public Library

Wednesday, March 9th | 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. 


Women + Wealth at Montclair Public Library

Wednesday, March 9th | 6:30PM – 8:30PM

Explore things that really matter to you – getting your vital documents organized, five important things you need to know about Medicare and Social Security, and basic estate planning documents. This event will be held at 185 Bellevue Avenue in Montclair. Learn more here. 


Film Club at Montclair Public Library

Wednesday, March 9th | 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. 


Son Volt at SOPAC

Wednesday, March 9th | 7:30PM

Son Volt is an Americana Rock band that also infuses Folk, Country, Blues, and Soul into their sound. This event will be held at 1 SOPAC Way in South Orange. Learn more here.


Sip + Sing Karaoke at Montclair Brewery

Wednesday, March 9th | 7PM – 9:30PM

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


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Catholic Charities of Newark | Newark

A variety of options are available to support the community. Please contact Sharon Reilly-Tobin via email at stobin@ccannj.org to learn about the greatest needs. Learn more here.


Communities Promoting Animal Welfare in NJ |  Montclair

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.


Montclair Fund for Women | 41 Watchung Plaza

Originally known as the Young Colored Women’s Christian Association, this organization was founded by African American women who came to Montclair in search of education, employment, and opportunity. As time passed, the organization not only changed its name; it joined forces with women of all backgrounds and became a prominent force in the community. Since its inception, the Montclair Fund for Women has given over $800,000 in grants to provide opportunities to women. 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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