We expect all of the live, in-person events on our calendar will be cancelled due to the ongoing COVID-19 outbreak. With that in mind, we are encouraging all organizations that are able to host online, virtual events to add those to the calendar, regardless of the event date.

Please stay safe, everyone!

May in Montclair Calendar of Events

Plan Ahead - These events require advance registration

EventEvent DateRegister by
Introduction to Northern Italian Cooking - Gnocchi - Online06/11/202006/11/2020
Birth of the Essex County Park System: 125th Anniversary - Online06/16/202006/16/2020

Introduction to Northern Italian Cooking - Gnocchi - Online

Introduction to Northern Italian Cooking - Gnocchi - OnlineSponsored by Adult School Dept. of the Montclair Public Library. 4:30 PM. There are many regions that lay claim to this beloved potato pasta. These tender dumplings or 'pillow of pasta' date back to the seventeenth century.

Bring your family together in the kitchen as Chef Karan Fischer as we create a potato gnocchi pasta from boiled potatoes! We will also make a fresh tomato and basil sauce!

A shopping list and recipe will be available to those who register for this fun class for the whole family.. Reservations / registration required by 06/11/2020. For more info: https://asm.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=46280&int_category_id=0&int_sub_category_id=0&int_catalog_id=0, info@adultschool.org, 973-744-0500. Free.


Birth of the Essex County Park System: 125th Anniversary - Online

Birth of the Essex County Park System: 125th Anniversary - OnlineSponsored by Adult School Dept. of the Montclair Public Library. 11:00 AM. As the Essex County Park system celebrates 125 years, find out how it all started, from 1867 when Frederick Law Olmsted was invited to Newark to propose his ideas for a large public park in the city, à la Central Park to 1895, when the nation's first county park system was formed. Explore the benefits of a county system, how park sites were selected and the parkways that once linked the parks. Reservations / registration required by 06/16/2020. For more info: https://asm.augusoft.net/index.cfm?method=ClassInfo.ClassInformation&int_class_id=46283&int_category_id=0&int_sub_category_id=0&int_catalog_id=0, info@adultschool.org, 973-744-0500. Free.



Cheesefest!Sponsored by Montclair History Center. 110 Orange Road, Montclair NJ 07042. 12pm. Join for an afternoon where it’s all about cheese! Taste it. Pair it. Crack it. Meet the animals that give it to us. Discover how it’s made the old-fashioned way. Live music with Watchung Riders, games, and all you can eat cheese! Local brews, wine, and other food will be available to purchase.
Thanks to our Gold Sponsors: Schuman Cheese and the Montclair BID.

CheeseFest takes place behind the Montclair History Center’s Crane House & Historic YWCA. PRESALE GENERAL ADMISSION: $15. DAY OF ADMISSION (AT THE GATE): $20.. Under 6 years old: $5. For more info: www.montclairhistory.org, mail@montclairhistorical.org, 9737441796. $20, varied. Rain date: 05/17/20.


Current State of Cybercrime

Current State of CybercrimeSponsored by Presented by NJCCIC. 50 S. Fullerton Ave, Montclair NJ 07042. 6 pm. This one-hour presentation will provide an overview of the different types of profit-motivated cybercrimes targeting US businesses, governments, and consumers. Staff will provide an overview of the tactics and trends in cybercrime, including, but not limited to, ransomware, business email compromise, data theft, skimming devices, point-of-sale malware, malicious advertising, and other extortion tactics. A Q&A session with attendees will conclude the presentation.

This presentation is free, but you must register to attend.  Reservations / registration required by 05/12/2020. For more info: https://montclairlibrary.libnet.info/event/4043981, reference@montclair.bccls.org, 973-744-0500. Free.