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Friday, April 7

  • $5 Book Bag Day: Last chance to bag a bunch of used books at the College Women's Club Booksale.  Fill a large paper grocery bag with books and records - just $5. Across from the YMCA at 26 Park Street. Today, 10 am - 9 pm; Saturday, 10 am - 6 pm. 973-783-7040.
  • On TV: Glen Ridge historian Neil Baldwin will be interviewed on WMBC-63 TV in West Caldwell about a recent speech on The Marshall Plan. Channel 20, between 5 and 6 pm.
  • Renaissance Poetry Jam: Live Jazz Trio,  artwork on display from Justin Canha, and poetry readings from eigth graders at Renaissance. BYO, 7-9pm  $5.00 at the door, $5.00 per table dining minimum . Mango’s Reggae Café  180 Bloomfield Avenue, Monclair. 973-744-7770
  • Fashion For A Good Cause: "Sisters on the Runway," a completely student-run fashion show to benefit Shelter Our Sisters, a shelter for victims of domestic violence. Great door prizes.  Read the Star Ledger review. Montclair Art Museum, Friday, April 7, 7 to 9 pm. Tickets $12 and $7. 973-902-7952.
  • Swinging With Simone's Jersey Bounce! Swing and Salsa –2 rooms, one price! No partner needed, friendly for first timers. Complimentary swing dance lesson at 8:30, Salsa lesson at 9:00 with Simone. Refreshments. 8:30-11:50. The Commonwealth Club, 26 Northview Avenue, Upper Montclair. $15/Students $10. 973.746.6631.
  • Rock, Blues, And Swing: The J.R.K. Project play tonight at Tierney’s Tavern. 10 p.m. 138 Valley Road. $5 cover. 973-744-9785.

Saturday, April 8

  • Healthy Kids Day Carnival:  family sports and activities at the Montclair Y, including hip hop, dodgeball, belly dancing, obstacle course, raquetball, spin cycling and water carnival in the pool. Prizes.4-7 p.m. Free for everyone! Park Street, Montclair.
  • Charity Coffeehouse: featuring local acts on at the Amazon Café to benefit Goals For Life, a Montclair non-profit started by soccer-playing moms to raise money for women’s health initiatives. 7:30 -10 p.m.  Admission $8 . Amazon Café, 7 North Willow Street, Montclair.
  • “A Musical Mystery” presented by the Montclair Dapper Dans of Harmony, an program of many barbershop quartets. 8 p.m. James Caldwell High School Auditorium, Westville Avenue, West Caldwell. $15. For reservations: 973-746-4433

Sunday, April 9

  • Classical Concert: Chaim Zemach, founder of the Bassan string quartet and principal cellist at the Chautauqua Symphony, performs Khatchaturian:  Concerto (1946) with Guerguan Tsenov, piano, and Brahms:  Sonata in F major, op.99 with Gildo Di Nunzio, piano. 4:30 pm Montclair State University, McEachern Recital Hall. Free.
  • Black Maria Film Festival: a juried, Academy Award qualifying film festival known for its fresh, new, short works reflecting the latest trends in animation, documentary, fictional and experimental film. 2 p.m; AMC Essex Green West Orange. Festival Info: 201-200-2043 or Friends of Edison: 862-432-0798
  • “Music From The Sistine Chapel” The Tallis Scholars present a program of Renaissance music. 3p.m., Alexander Kasser Theater at MSU. $35. Reservations: 973- 655-5112
  • Jazzy Tunes: Montclair singer/songwriterTy Stephens celebrates the release of his new CD “Aquarian Mind” at Trumpets Jazz Club, 6 Depot Square, Montclair. Read the review. $15 cover. 973-744-2600

April 7, 2006 in Happenings | Permalink


Dear Barista....any chance you can put back the Thrills link during the week...it'll really help seeing the listings all week long, not just on Fri.

Posted by: wayne robbins | Apr 7, 2006 2:40:34 PM

I agree!

Posted by: badd_patti | Apr 7, 2006 2:43:32 PM

I third the motion

Posted by: Bitpusher | Apr 7, 2006 2:44:29 PM

Yes, yes, yes!

Posted by: Miss Martta | Apr 7, 2006 2:45:56 PM

Live Music this weekend at Church Street Cafe

Friday - Jefferson. Acoustic artist. 7pm - 10 pm

Saturday - Kevin Reilly & Sean Villere - Jazz duo. 8pm - 10pm

Sunday - Phil Micciche. Classical guitarist 6pm - 8pm

Sunday, Upstairs at Church - Catmozphere. Electronic Music & Art 6pm - 9pm

Thursdays - Richard Reiter Jazz Duo 7:30 - 9:30 pm.
No cover

12 Church Street ~ 973-233-0216

Posted by: Greg Spinelli | Apr 7, 2006 3:13:54 PM

Hey gang --
The way we showcase events has changed, but we hope to offer you a more comprehensive week-long or calender-like option in the future. Meanwhile, we'll regularly post events on Fridays, and when applicable, on Thursdays, too. Thanks for your patience!

Posted by: Liz | Apr 7, 2006 3:38:17 PM

Thanks Liz -- I miss the Happenings link too and am glad something like it will come back in the near future.

Posted by: Jessica | Apr 7, 2006 5:42:31 PM

Now till Easter ~
When you make a purchase, pick a
colored easter "egg" and win a prize.
Could be $ 1 or $ 2 or 10% off your total purchase.

Montclair Feed

Posted by: JT | Apr 8, 2006 10:11:44 AM

We went over to the last day of the book sale today & trucked home with 5 bags of books to send off to our men & women in Iraq.

Want to help? Click here: Books For Soldiers

Thanks to the B-net staff for the original post about the sale that led directly to this windfall.

(I also got a cool little book on the Etruscans for meself.)

Posted by: crank | Apr 8, 2006 6:53:09 PM

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