Glen Ridge Featured Events

Day 6
Jan 25
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Tuesday, January 25 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Play Group
Jan 25
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Meeting Room, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Tuesday, January 25 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Glen Ridge Public Library

This drop-in play group encourages socialization among children up to 4 years old. The library will provide age appropriate toys and books to play with while here. Caregivers are required to stay with their children while participating in the group. No registration is required. Open to everyone. All adults must wear a mask.

Safe School Ambassadors Meeting
Jan 25
Ridgewood Avenue School
Library

Tuesday, January 25 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ridgewood Avenue School

Day 1
Jan 26
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Wednesday, January 26 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Pizza Day
Jan 26
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Wednesday, January 26 All Day

Forest Avenue School

Crash House Meeting
Jan 26
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Wednesday, January 26 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Branching Out Storytime Class
Jan 26
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Children's Area, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Wednesday, January 26 from 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Glen Ridge Public Library

It’s time to explore the world! Your 3-5 year old is ready to Branch Out and participate in this “on my own” Storytime class. Science, art, math, and stories come together to encourage language and literacy skills, sharing and making friends, and learning many vital school readiness skills. This is an inside, in-person event. All children and adults must be masked. Registration is required and is limited to accommodate social distancing. Only one adult may accompany a child. Thank you for your cooperation.

Virtual Meditation
Jan 26
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Online Only!

Wednesday, January 26 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Join contemporary spiritual teacher and author Ramananda John E. Welshons (One Soul, One Love, One Heart, When Prayers Aren’t Answered and Awakening From Grief) for a  series of evening meditation classes in the comfort of your own home via Zoom. Registration Click Here

Day 2
Jan 27
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, January 27 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Sprouting Up Story Time Class
Jan 27
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Children's Area, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Thursday, January 27 from 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Glen Ridge Public Library

Your little one is growing up fast. Building on the foundation set in Little Seeds, your toddler will engage in weekly activities that encourage language development, body awareness, sharing and social interactions, and following directions. For children aged 2, with a caregiver. Glen Ridge residents only. This is an inside, in-person event. All adults must be masked. Registration is required and is limited to accommodate social distancing. Only one adult may accompany a child. Thank you for your cooperation.

Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning – Winter 2022
Jan 27
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Thursday, January 27 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong LearningLocation: Van Vleck House & GardensTime: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PMThis class is a Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning.Registration linkJanuary 27th =Maple SugaringFebruary 3 – House Plant Propagation February 10 – Winter Interest Walk February 17 – Leaf Study February 24 – Tree ID – Conifers March 3 – Seed Starting    

VIRTUAL: Expanding OursHelves Book Club
Jan 27
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Thursday, January 27 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Glen Ridge Public Library

These are challenging times. Let's start a dialogue - a place to come together to discuss books with the themes of race, ethnicity and social inequity. We hope to foster a community where we can engage in thoughtful conversation, and deepen our understanding... expanding ourselves as we expand our shelves. Whether you finish the book or not, you are welcome to join us. This month's selection: On Juneteenth by Annette Gordon-Reed. Copies of the book are available on BCCLS.Register in advance for this meeting:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUsd-2prDgvGdUoTybBU4zZtVqA-F2ztHHP After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Day 3
Jan 28
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, January 28 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Brunch Lunch
Jan 28
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, January 28 All Day

Forest Avenue School

Career Day
Jan 28
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, January 28 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Dress Up for Your Dream Job

Day 4
Jan 31
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Monday, January 31 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Little Seeds Storytime Class
Jan 31
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Children's Area, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Monday, January 31 from 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Glen Ridge Public Library

We help you plant the seeds for lifelong learning. Designed for children aged 6 – 23 months, the Little Seeds storytime class consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and movement. Children and caregivers participate in a curriculum that encourages vocabulary, social skills and confidence in movement. Storytimes are for Glen Ridge residents only. This is an inside, in-person event. All adults must be masked. Registration is required and is limited to accommodate social distancing. Only one adult may accompany a child. Thank you for your cooperation.

Virtual Monday Morning Yoga - Winter Session
Jan 31
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Monday, January 31 from 9:30 am to 10:45 am

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Begin your week with mindful vinyasa yoga led by our experienced instructor via Zoom. We flow between postures at a slow to moderate pace, focusing on building strength in body and mind. This class welcomes all levels from beginner to experienced yogis.  January 10th January 24th January 31st February 7th February 14th February 28th (no class January 17th or February 21st) Registration for Virtual Yoga is required by the Friday prior to each class. Register Here This class will be virtual for the month of January. We will reassess the safety of later adding back in the in-person option to return to the hybrid class offered previously. Please check back here for February class updates. Thank you.

Day 5
Feb 1
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Tuesday, February 1 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Lunar New Year
Feb 1
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Tuesday, February 1 All Day

Forest Avenue School

Lunar New Year
Feb 1
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Tuesday, February 1 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Lunar New Year
Feb 1
Glen Ridge Public Schools
12 High Street, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Tuesday, February 1 from 8:00 am to 9:00 am

Glen Ridge Public Schools

Play Group
Feb 1
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Meeting Room, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Tuesday, February 1 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Glen Ridge Public Library

This drop-in play group encourages socialization among children up to 4 years old. The library will provide age appropriate toys and books to play with while here. Caregivers are required to stay with their children while participating in the group. No registration is required. Open to everyone. All adults must wear a mask.

Spanish Club
Feb 1
Ridgewood Avenue School
room 24

Tuesday, February 1 from 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Ridgewood Avenue School

Day 6
Feb 2
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Wednesday, February 2 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Chicken Day
Feb 2
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Wednesday, February 2 All Day

Forest Avenue School

Branching Out Storytime Class
Feb 2
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Children's Area, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Wednesday, February 2 from 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Glen Ridge Public Library

It’s time to explore the world! Your 3-5 year old is ready to Branch Out and participate in this “on my own” Storytime class. Science, art, math, and stories come together to encourage language and literacy skills, sharing and making friends, and learning many vital school readiness skills. This is an inside, in-person event. All children and adults must be masked. Registration is required and is limited to accommodate social distancing. Only one adult may accompany a child. Thank you for your cooperation.

Art Club
Feb 2
Ridgewood Avenue School
Makerspace

Wednesday, February 2 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ridgewood Avenue School

FAHSA Meeting
Feb 2
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Wednesday, February 2 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Forest Avenue School

Day 1
Feb 3
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, February 3 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Sprouting Up Story Time Class
Feb 3
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Children's Area, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Thursday, February 3 from 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Glen Ridge Public Library

Your little one is growing up fast. Building on the foundation set in Little Seeds, your toddler will engage in weekly activities that encourage language development, body awareness, sharing and social interactions, and following directions. For children aged 2, with a caregiver. Glen Ridge residents only. This is an inside, in-person event. All adults must be masked. Registration is required and is limited to accommodate social distancing. Only one adult may accompany a child. Thank you for your cooperation.

Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning – Winter 2022
Feb 3
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Thursday, February 3 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong LearningLocation: Van Vleck House & GardensTime: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PMThis class is a Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning.Registration linkJanuary 27th =Maple SugaringFebruary 3 – House Plant Propagation February 10 – Winter Interest Walk February 17 – Leaf Study February 24 – Tree ID – Conifers March 3 – Seed Starting    

MAP Testing Ends
Feb 4
Linden Avenue School
205 Linden Avenue , Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 4 All Day

Linden Avenue School

Day 2
Feb 4
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 4 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

FIREFLY FRIDAY
Feb 4
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 4 All Day

Forest Avenue School

Tex-Mex
Feb 4
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 4 All Day

Forest Avenue School

HSA Meeting
Feb 4
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 4 at 8:45 am

Ridgewood Avenue School

Day 3
Feb 7
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Monday, February 7 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Pasta Day
Feb 7
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Monday, February 7 All Day

Forest Avenue School

6th Grade Memory Book Photos
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Monday, February 7 through February 11

Ridgewood Avenue School

Little Seeds Storytime Class
Feb 7
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Children's Area, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Monday, February 7 from 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Glen Ridge Public Library

We help you plant the seeds for lifelong learning. Designed for children aged 6 – 23 months, the Little Seeds storytime class consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and movement. Children and caregivers participate in a curriculum that encourages vocabulary, social skills and confidence in movement. Storytimes are for Glen Ridge residents only. This is an inside, in-person event. All adults must be masked. Registration is required and is limited to accommodate social distancing. Only one adult may accompany a child. Thank you for your cooperation.

Virtual Monday Morning Yoga - Winter Session
Feb 7
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Monday, February 7 from 9:30 am to 10:45 am

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Begin your week with mindful vinyasa yoga led by our experienced instructor via Zoom. We flow between postures at a slow to moderate pace, focusing on building strength in body and mind. This class welcomes all levels from beginner to experienced yogis.  January 10th January 24th January 31st February 7th February 14th February 28th (no class January 17th or February 21st) Registration for Virtual Yoga is required by the Friday prior to each class. Register Here This class will be virtual for the month of January. We will reassess the safety of later adding back in the in-person option to return to the hybrid class offered previously. Please check back here for February class updates. Thank you.

Day 4
Feb 8
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Tuesday, February 8 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Play Group
Feb 8
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Meeting Room, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Tuesday, February 8 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Glen Ridge Public Library

This drop-in play group encourages socialization among children up to 4 years old. The library will provide age appropriate toys and books to play with while here. Caregivers are required to stay with their children while participating in the group. No registration is required. Open to everyone. All adults must wear a mask.

Winter Chorus & Band Concert
Feb 8
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Tuesday, February 8 at 7:00 pm

Ridgewood Avenue School

Day 5
Feb 9
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Wednesday, February 9 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Pizza Day
Feb 9
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Wednesday, February 9 All Day

Forest Avenue School

Branching Out Storytime Class
Feb 9
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Children's Area, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Wednesday, February 9 from 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Glen Ridge Public Library

It’s time to explore the world! Your 3-5 year old is ready to Branch Out and participate in this “on my own” Storytime class. Science, art, math, and stories come together to encourage language and literacy skills, sharing and making friends, and learning many vital school readiness skills. This is an inside, in-person event. All children and adults must be masked. Registration is required and is limited to accommodate social distancing. Only one adult may accompany a child. Thank you for your cooperation.

Student Council Meeting
Feb 9
Ridgewood Avenue School
room 206

Wednesday, February 9 from 3:10 pm to 3:45 pm

Ridgewood Avenue School

K Kids Meeting
Feb 9
Ridgewood Avenue School
Cafeteria

Wednesday, February 9 from 3:15 pm to 4:15 pm

Ridgewood Avenue School

Day 6
Feb 10
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, February 10 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Valentine Basket Distribution
Feb 10
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, February 10 All Day

Forest Avenue School

Sprouting Up Story Time Class
Feb 10
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Children's Area, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Thursday, February 10 from 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Glen Ridge Public Library

Your little one is growing up fast. Building on the foundation set in Little Seeds, your toddler will engage in weekly activities that encourage language development, body awareness, sharing and social interactions, and following directions. For children aged 2, with a caregiver. Glen Ridge residents only. This is an inside, in-person event. All adults must be masked. Registration is required and is limited to accommodate social distancing. Only one adult may accompany a child. Thank you for your cooperation.

Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning – Winter 2022
Feb 10
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Thursday, February 10 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong LearningLocation: Van Vleck House & GardensTime: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PMThis class is a Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning.Registration linkJanuary 27th =Maple SugaringFebruary 3 – House Plant Propagation February 10 – Winter Interest Walk February 17 – Leaf Study February 24 – Tree ID – Conifers March 3 – Seed Starting    

Day 1
Feb 11
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 11 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Grade 2 Glow Dance
Feb 11
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 11 All Day

Forest Avenue School

Brunch Lunch
Feb 11
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 11 All Day

Forest Avenue School

Sports Jersey Day
Feb 11
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 11 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Second Sunday Concert Series Michael Alampi
Feb 13
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Sunday, February 13 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Flute recital. Michael Alampi Sunday, February 13th, 2pm -3pm Michael Alampi is a multifaceted musician, having studied in London at the Royal Academy of Music, where he was a winner of the Yamaha Young Performing Artists Competition and recipient of Jo Weinburg Award.  He also studied at Mannes School of Music and Manhattan School of Music.  He has appeared in concerts and recitals at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center and others. There will be a limited amount of seats available for this performance and only to registered guests. Please reserve a seat (link coming soon). Proof of Covid-19 vaccination and a photo ID must be presented at check in for admittance. The concert is free. Suggested donation: $10

Day 2
Feb 14
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Monday, February 14 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Deli Day
Feb 14
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Monday, February 14 All Day

Forest Avenue School

2022 Van Vleck Gardens Online Plant Sale
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Monday, February 14 from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Dream about gorgeous perennials, shrubs and trees for Spring now! Our online sale is back beginning on February 14th at 9am at this LINK.   We will have many items exclusive to this curated sale – not available at our annual in-person Spring sale.  

Little Seeds Storytime Class
Feb 14
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Children's Area, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Monday, February 14 from 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Glen Ridge Public Library

We help you plant the seeds for lifelong learning. Designed for children aged 6 – 23 months, the Little Seeds storytime class consists of books, music, fingerplays, rhymes, and movement. Children and caregivers participate in a curriculum that encourages vocabulary, social skills and confidence in movement. Storytimes are for Glen Ridge residents only. This is an inside, in-person event. All adults must be masked. Registration is required and is limited to accommodate social distancing. Only one adult may accompany a child. Thank you for your cooperation.

Virtual Monday Morning Yoga - Winter Session
Feb 14
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Monday, February 14 from 9:30 am to 10:45 am

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Begin your week with mindful vinyasa yoga led by our experienced instructor via Zoom. We flow between postures at a slow to moderate pace, focusing on building strength in body and mind. This class welcomes all levels from beginner to experienced yogis.  January 10th January 24th January 31st February 7th February 14th February 28th (no class January 17th or February 21st) Registration for Virtual Yoga is required by the Friday prior to each class. Register Here This class will be virtual for the month of January. We will reassess the safety of later adding back in the in-person option to return to the hybrid class offered previously. Please check back here for February class updates. Thank you.

Day 3
Feb 15
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Tuesday, February 15 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Play Group
Feb 15
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Meeting Room, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Tuesday, February 15 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Glen Ridge Public Library

This drop-in play group encourages socialization among children up to 4 years old. The library will provide age appropriate toys and books to play with while here. Caregivers are required to stay with their children while participating in the group. No registration is required. Open to everyone. All adults must wear a mask.

MAM - Art in Nature at Van Vleck House & Gardens
Feb 15
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Tuesday, February 15 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Van Vleck House & Gardens

TUESDAYS, 5 WEEKSFEBRUARY 15, 2022 TO MARCH 15, 202210:00 AM – 11:30 AMThe course will focus on art forms and patterns found in the natural world, usingthe Van Vleck Gardens for study and inspiration. Topics explored will be the beauty, design, and function of various patterns such as branching, the spiral/Fibonacci, star/radial, symmetry and geometry in nature. Various art projects will be created inspired by this scrutiny, including drawing/painting, printmaking, cyanotypes,sculpture, etc.The class will be led by teaching artist and designer Karen Fuchs, who has a background in textile design and interior architecture. Register here

Safe School Ambassadors Meeting
Feb 15
Ridgewood Avenue School
Library

Tuesday, February 15 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Ridgewood Avenue School

Day 4
Feb 16
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Wednesday, February 16 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Chicken Day
Feb 16
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Wednesday, February 16 All Day

Forest Avenue School

Tales on the Trails: Winter Hibernation
Feb 16
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Wednesday, February 16 from 1:00 pm to 1:45 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Discover the wonders of the outdoor world with your little one. This program begins in the gardens of Van Vleck with a story then continues with a walk and concludes with a simple craft or activity. All programs focus on the theme listed, and a parent or caregiver is required to accompany each child. Programs will be held outdoors, weather permitting. Registration required by February 14th. Click Here

Branching Out Storytime Class
Feb 16
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Children's Area, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Wednesday, February 16 from 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm

Glen Ridge Public Library

It’s time to explore the world! Your 3-5 year old is ready to Branch Out and participate in this “on my own” Storytime class. Science, art, math, and stories come together to encourage language and literacy skills, sharing and making friends, and learning many vital school readiness skills. This is an inside, in-person event. All children and adults must be masked. Registration is required and is limited to accommodate social distancing. Only one adult may accompany a child. Thank you for your cooperation.

Virtual Meditation
Feb 16
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Online Only!

Wednesday, February 16 from 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Join contemporary spiritual teacher and author Ramananda John E. Welshons (One Soul, One Love, One Heart, When Prayers Aren’t Answered and Awakening From Grief) for a  series of evening meditation classes in the comfort of your own home via Zoom. Registration Click Here

12:30 PM Dismissal - Winter Recess
Feb 17
Linden Avenue School
205 Linden Avenue , Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, February 17 All Day

Linden Avenue School

Early Dismissal
Feb 17
Glen Ridge Public Schools
12 High Street, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, February 17 All Day

Glen Ridge Public Schools

12:30 Dismissal
Feb 17
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, February 17 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Day 5
Feb 17
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, February 17 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Early Dismissal/Winter Recess Begins
Feb 17
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, February 17 All Day

Forest Avenue School

Sprouting Up Story Time Class
Feb 17
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Children's Area, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Thursday, February 17 from 9:30 am to 10:00 am

Glen Ridge Public Library

Your little one is growing up fast. Building on the foundation set in Little Seeds, your toddler will engage in weekly activities that encourage language development, body awareness, sharing and social interactions, and following directions. For children aged 2, with a caregiver. Glen Ridge residents only. This is an inside, in-person event. All adults must be masked. Registration is required and is limited to accommodate social distancing. Only one adult may accompany a child. Thank you for your cooperation.

Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning – Winter 2022
Feb 17
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Thursday, February 17 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong LearningLocation: Van Vleck House & GardensTime: 11:30 AM – 12:30 PMThis class is a Partner Program with the Montclair Institute for Lifelong Learning.Registration linkJanuary 27th =Maple SugaringFebruary 3 – House Plant Propagation February 10 – Winter Interest Walk February 17 – Leaf Study February 24 – Tree ID – Conifers March 3 – Seed Starting    

Schools Closed - Winter Recess
Linden Avenue School
205 Linden Avenue , Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 18 through February 22

Linden Avenue School

School Closed
Glen Ridge Public Schools
12 High Street, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 18 through February 22

Glen Ridge Public Schools

Schools Closed
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 18 through February 22

Ridgewood Avenue School

Winter Recess/School Closed
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 18 through February 22

Forest Avenue School

Outdoor Adventures: Birding in the Winter
Feb 19
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Saturday, February 19 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Celebrate the season with your family by joining us as we learn all about birds in the winter in New Jersey. What do they do to adapt to the cold winter months? What is the best way to help them in winter? We will also be learning about the Great Backyard Bird Count and how to participate. Ages 4 -11 but all are welcome. Registration is required by February 18th. FREE for Members. Click Here to Register$15 per family for Non-Members. Click Here to Register This program is sponsored by Montclair State University & The Albert Payson Terhune Foundation.

The Happy Few (Seminars with Tina Bennett) rescheduling
Feb 20
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Sunday, February 20 from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Given the rise of the Omicron Covid-19 variant, we are rescheduling this series for sometime in the spring. Montclair resident Tina Bennett will host a series of seminars on aspects of human society and culture. Tina is a literary agent who specializes in narrative nonfiction, idea books, politics, history, current affairs, memoir, and academic crossover titles. The events will be held monthly on Sundays at 2:00 – 3:00pm January 23, 2022 Feb 20, 2022 March 20, 2022 April 9 or 10, 2022 (confirming this date and time) $20 per class for members/$25 per class for nonmembers. You may purchase tickets HERE. Please indicate in the comments box which date(s) you will be attending.

President's Day
Feb 21
Glen Ridge Public Schools
12 High Street, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Monday, February 21 All Day

Glen Ridge Public Schools

President's Day
Feb 21
Forest Avenue School
287 Forest Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Monday, February 21 All Day

Forest Avenue School

Library Closed
Feb 21
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Monday, February 21 All Day

Glen Ridge Public Library

The library will be closed for Presidents Day.

Play Group
Feb 22
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge - Meeting Room, Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Tuesday, February 22 from 9:00 am to 11:00 am

Glen Ridge Public Library

This drop-in play group encourages socialization among children up to 4 years old. The library will provide age appropriate toys and books to play with while here. Caregivers are required to stay with their children while participating in the group. No registration is required. Open to everyone. All adults must wear a mask.

MAM - Art in Nature at Van Vleck House & Gardens
Feb 22
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Tuesday, February 22 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am

Van Vleck House & Gardens

TUESDAYS, 5 WEEKSFEBRUARY 15, 2022 TO MARCH 15, 202210:00 AM – 11:30 AMThe course will focus on art forms and patterns found in the natural world, usingthe Van Vleck Gardens for study and inspiration. Topics explored will be the beauty, design, and function of various patterns such as branching, the spiral/Fibonacci, star/radial, symmetry and geometry in nature. Various art projects will be created inspired by this scrutiny, including drawing/painting, printmaking, cyanotypes,sculpture, etc.The class will be led by teaching artist and designer Karen Fuchs, who has a background in textile design and interior architecture. Register here

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