December 7, 2011

Montclair Parent Information Night on Bullying

Date & Time: Wednesday, Dec 07, 2011 7:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Montclair
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Who: Parents.
What: Information on the new Anti-Bullying Bill of Rights and its impact on your child and school.
Where: Montclair High School, 100 Chestnut Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042
When: Wednesday, December 7 from 7 pm – 9 pm.
Cost: Free

Montclair SEPAC (Special Education Parent Advisory Council) Monthly Meeting

Date & Time: Wednesday, Dec 07, 2011 7:00pm
Filed Under: Adults, Montclair
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Who: Parents of children with special needs.
What: In addition to SEPAC‘s regular meeting, there will be two presenters: Lois Whipple from MFEE (Montclair Fund for Educational Excellence) will speak about possible fundraising and grant opportunities for special needs projects, and Linda Colucci, Supervisor of Special Education for Montclair Public Schools, will give an update on paraprofessional strategies and working with the DMC (District Management Council). There will be free babysitting (pajamas optional!) and refreshments provided by Little Phil’s in Montclair.
When: Wednesday, December 7 at 7 pm.
Where: Watchung Elementary School, 14 Garden Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042.
Cost: Free.

Lacordaire Academy Presents A Christmas Carol

Date & Time: Wednesday, Dec 07, 2011 7:00pm
Filed Under: All ages, Montclair
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Who: All ages.
What: The 5th and 6th grades will bring to life Charles Dickens’s familiar characters in this “ghostly tale.” Scrooge, Marley, The Ghosts of Past, Present and Future, Cratchit, and Tiny Tim will delight and entertain.
Where: Lacordaire Academy, 155 Lorraine Avenue,Montclair, NJ, 07043.
When: Wednesday, December 7 at 7 pm.
Cost: Free. For information please contact Debby Irwin at (973)744-1156

Garden Discoveries Pre-K Program: Bird Buffet

Date & Time: Wednesday, Dec 07, 2011 1:15pm
Filed Under: Little Kids, Montclair
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Who: Ages 3-5.
What: Introduce your child to the joys of nature in Van Vleck’s Garden Discoveries! Each program includes a guided hike, hands-on activities, and a story.
Where: Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ.
When: Wednesday, December 7 at 1:15 pm.
Cost: $7 / Friends: $12. No charge for adults. Call 973.744.4752 or click here for more information.

Attitude Of Gratitude

Date & Time: Wednesday, Dec 07, 2011 10:15am
Filed Under: Families, Maplewood
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Who: Jewish families.
What: With the holiday season approaching, how can we balance this gift giving season and the Jewish value of thinking of others? Let’s discuss how we can give our children the gift of quality family time and teach them to be grateful and compassionate.
Where: WORDS, 179 Maplewood Avenue, Maplewood, NJ.
When: Wednesday, December 7 from 10:15 am -11:30 am
Cost: Free. RSVP here.

Watchung Elementary School Book Fair

Date & Time: Wednesday, Dec 07, 2011 9:00am
Filed Under: All ages, Families, Montclair
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Who: Book lovers of all ages.
What: To the Book Fair and Beyond: Reading is out of this World!  Don’t miss the Watchung School Book Fair.   Discover new worlds and get some holiday shopping done as you check out our amazing selection of books for the whole family.
Special events are planned and include:

  • Friday, December 9:  Join us after school for a very special performance of Montclair’s own “School of Rock” House Band!
  • Saturday, December 10: Join our Space Scavenger Hunt and test your knowledge of Space Trivia.

Our Space Cafe will also be open on Friday and Saturday, offering treats that are out of this world!  Proceeds will benefit the Watchung School Library and classroom libraries.

Where: Watchung Elementary School, 14 Garden Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042
When: Hours are:

  • Wednesday, December 7  and Thursday, December 8 from 9 am – 4 pm
  • Friday December 9  from 8 am – 11 am and 2 pm – 5 pm
  • Saturday, December 10 from 9 am – 1 pm

Cost: Free to attend.

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