Glen Ridge Featured Events

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

Tuesday, January 26 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Change Management: Rethink, Revamp, & Reset Challenging Behaviors to Seize New Business Opportunities and Achieve New Goals
Jan 26
NJAWBO - New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners
549 Pompton Ave #107, Cedar Grove, NJ 07009

Tuesday, January 26 from 11:30 am to 12:30 pm

NJAWBO - New Jersey Association of Women Business Owners

Whether your goal is as small as getting out every day to walk more or as large as expanding your business pivoting to survive and thrive through COVID-19 or implementing a multimillion-dollar enterprise resource planning (ERP) system—there’s a simple but powerful change management method that can help you successfully get from point A to point B. To register click here: https://njawbo.growthzoneapp.com/ap/Events/Register/zLEm85xL?sourceTypeId=Website As a business owner you know that success—in work or in life—depends not only on your ability to see what’s working and what’s not to find new opportunities and to make decisions. In this interactive mini-workshop psychologist Margaret Ng presents Jonathan Haidt’s “rider elephant path” analogy that provides a fun and succinct framework for thinking about the elements of change. Learning powerful change management techniques that can be used in any situation requiring change will also be discussed. With input from participants together we’ll discuss real-world examples of how to apply this framework to your business and everyday life (bring your challenges!) including techniques for staying motivated and removing obstacles. Margaret Keymetian Ng president and CEO of M3E Change Associates is an organizational psychologist and certified change management professional who is dedicated to helping organizations effectively manage major change — enabling them to operate efficiently achieve business objectives and ensure that employees feel treated with respect and integrity. To register click here: https://njawbo.growthzoneapp.com/ap/Events/Register/zLEm85xL?sourceTypeId=Website Fee: no charge for NJAWBO members $10 for non-members

Outdoor Adventures Family Program: Cold Weather Critters
Jan 26
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Tuesday, January 26 from 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Join us in the gardens as you explore and learn with our fun self-guided activity kits. Registration is required and includes everything you need to participate in the program. Outdoor Adventures Activity Kits will be available outside the Raymond Family Education Center from 1:00 – 3:30 PM on the day of the program.  Kits will include activities for self-guided exploration. Deadline to register: January 24th Click Here to register

Spanish Club Meeting
Jan 26
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Tuesday, January 26 at 2:30 pm

Ridgewood Avenue School

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

Wednesday, January 27 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Meditation with John Welshons
Jan 27
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Online Only!

Wednesday, January 27 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 wonderful series of evening meditation classes in the comfort of your own home via Zoom. Online registration: Click Here

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

Thursday, January 28 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Day 4 (B Day)
Jan 29
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, January 29 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Virtual Garden Discoveries Pre-K Class: Discovering Winter
Jan 29
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Online Only!

Friday, January 29 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Our virtual Garden Discoveries classes are designed to inspire young children about the natural world around them. Since each child learns in a different way, every class examines one topic through stories, outdoor exploration (done in your own backyard), and hands-on activities. Each class will begin with a Zoom Circle Time and story, as well as a guided activity and Q&A period.  At the conclusion of our virtual class (approximately 20-25 minutes), students are encouraged to go outside with a parent or caregiver to complete an outdoor activity related to the topic of the day.  Activity Kits will need to be picked up at Van Vleck House & Gardens prior to the class.   Click Here to register

RODWAVE “Ghetto Gospel Tour” - Montclair, NJ
Jan 31
Wellmont Theater
5 Seymour Street, Montclair, NJ 07042

Sunday, January 31 at 6:00 pm

Wellmont Theater

Concert Crave presents... Rod Wave Performing Live! “Ghetto Gospel Tour” + Special Guests DJ's Support Artists March 15 2020 | Doors 6:00pm Montclair NJ - The Wellmont Theater Tickets & Info: www.ConcertCrave.com | (732) 907-0107 Blessed with a special singing voice and the knowledge of how best to use it Florida's Rod Wave is taking his own path to the top of the game. Coming through with a soulful set of Southern sing-raps Rod has developed a groundswell of regional support through a prolific output that includes 3 projects in the last 12 months. After generating millions of streams with breakout singles “Heart On Ice” and “Popular Loner ” both off June 2019’s PTSD project Rod levels up with Ghetto Gospel his new project. With heavy use of organic instrumentation including snaking electric guitars and warm organ swells Ghetto Gospel gives a proper title to Rod's spiritual and nakedly-emotional blend of rap music defined by Rod's unique singing ability able to switch from a bluesy croon to rapid-fire triplets at a moments notice. Featuring the popular new single "Cuban Links " which features an appearance from Ghetto Gospel executive producer Kevin Gates and the "Heart On Ice" (Remix) which features an appearance from Lil Durk Ghetto Gospel is available everywhere.

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

Monday, February 1 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

First Day of Black History Month
Feb 1
Linden Avenue School
205 Linden Avenue , Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Monday, February 1 All Day

Linden Avenue School

Monday Morning Yoga
Feb 1
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Online Only!

Monday, February 1 from 9:30 am to 10:45 am

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Begin your week with mindful vinyasa yoga in the comfort of your own home. 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. Registration required. To register: Click Here

Faculty Meeting
Feb 1
Linden Avenue School
205 Linden Avenue , Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Monday, February 1 from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm

Linden Avenue School

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

Tuesday, February 2 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

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

Wednesday, February 3 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Meditation with John Welshons
Feb 3
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Online Only!

Wednesday, February 3 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 wonderful series of evening meditation classes in the comfort of your own home via Zoom. Online registration: Click Here

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

Thursday, February 4 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Expanding OursHelves Book Club
Feb 4
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Thursday, February 4 from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm

Glen Ridge Public Library

About this book club: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: Dominicana by Angie CruzCopies of the book are available on BCCLSClick below to register:https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZMrdu-pqDwrGdLfy9PgqucktB4hLZGYHTj6

Day 3 (A Day)
Feb 5
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 5 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

HSA Meeting
Feb 5
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 5 at 8:45 am

Ridgewood Avenue School

The Valentine’s Day Music, Bubble and Comedy Show! (online)
Feb 6
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Saturday, February 6 from 11:00 am to 11:40 am

Glen Ridge Public Library

All ages weclome to attend.“All You Need Is Love!” The Valentine’s Day Music, Bubble and Comedy Show is a charming “turtle-riffic” musical experience that is designed to engage children through songs about love, movement activities, big giant bubbles, children’s stories, and interactive music technology! The show is crafted to be inclusive for all children, including children on the Autism Spectrum, and a great time for parents and caregivers! Each song in the 40-minute show is accompanied by hands-on, visual, and sensory experiences designed to help kids learn and have fun at the same time.------------------------------- About: Turtle Dance Music is a children's music company dedicated to furthering child development through arts-integration, music, and educational entertainment. We spark children's curiosity and imaginations through interactive, inclusive musical performances that use a wide range of instruments, comedy and music technology. Our 45-minute long sensory-friendly performances are geared for Pre-K, grades K-5 and students on the Autism Spectrum. Our performances are also accessible to parents, teachers and librarians who want to have a great time with their kids and laugh a lot! Turtle Dance Music believes that your kids are capable of doing extraordinary things. ​We Help Kids Come Out Of Their Shells!Our Mission: To further early childhood development and autism intervention through incredible, affordable and fun sensory-friendly shows and assemblies. Our goal is to engage children with important social, emotional and educational topics. We believe that education happens both in and out of the classroom. Every child, regardless of developmental ability or socioeconomic status, should have a right to learn and grow to their fullest potential. Arts-integration in education is a vital tool for expanding young minds and building new, exciting connections between children and the world around them. At Turtle Dance Music, we strive to create a joyful musical experience that supports the teachers, librarians, principals and parents who teach and engage children every day. Our focus is to help the children, as well as the adults, come out of their shells.Website: www.turtledancemusic.com

2021 Lunar New Year Celebration
Feb 6
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
60 Park Pl #900, Newark, NJ 07102

Saturday, February 6 at 7:30 pm

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

XIAN ZHANG conductor Soloists performers and program details to be announced. The NJSO tradition continues with our third annual Lunar New Year Celebration! Our partners with the Peking University Alumni Chorus and Starry Arts Group Children’s Chorus will be with us for this joyous virtual concert. A weeklong virtual festival leading up to this concert will highlight community performers and cultural groups traditional performances craft and cooking demonstrations and more. More info: https://www.njsymphony.org/events/detail/2021-lunar-new-year-celebration

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

Monday, February 8 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Monday Morning Yoga
Feb 8
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Online Only!

Monday, February 8 from 9:30 am to 10:45 am

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Begin your week with mindful vinyasa yoga in the comfort of your own home. 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. Registration required. To register: Click Here

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

Tuesday, February 9 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Student Council Meeting
Feb 9
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Tuesday, February 9 at 2:00 pm

Ridgewood Avenue School

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

Wednesday, February 10 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Spanish Club Meeting
Feb 10
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Wednesday, February 10 at 2:30 pm

Ridgewood Avenue School

Meditation with John Welshons
Feb 10
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Online Only!

Wednesday, February 10 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 wonderful series of evening meditation classes in the comfort of your own home via Zoom. Online registration: Click Here

Library Board of Trustees Meeting
Feb 10
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Wednesday, February 10 from 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm

Glen Ridge Public Library

Library Board of Trustees meetings are held the second Wednesday of the month at 7:30 pm. There are no meetings in July and August.Please take notice, that in accordance with the Open Public Meetings Act, N.J.S.A. 10:4-6 et seq. and in consideration of Executive Order No. 103, issued by Governor Murphy on March 9, 2020, declaring a State of Emergency and a Public Health Emergency in the State of New Jersey, the Glen Ridge Public Library does hereby notify the public that to protect the health, safety and welfare of our citizens while ensuring the continued functioning of government, the Glen Ridge Library Board of Trustees monthly meeting will be held TELEPHONICALLY via Zoom only beginning at 7:30 p.m. Members of the public who wish to participate in the meeting may do so by clicking on the link (to be posted) or by dialing1-646-558-8656 and followed by the meeting ID (TBD) and passcode (TBD) at 7:30PM.Individuals calling into this number will be able to fully participate in the meeting, including providing public comment. A non-public dial-in number will be used if closed session is required.

Early Dismissal (Staff PD Day)
Feb 11
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, February 11 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

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

Thursday, February 11 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Early Dismissal for Students - Professional Day
Feb 11
Glen Ridge Public Schools
12 High Street, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, February 11 All Day

Glen Ridge Public Schools

Early Dismissal for Students - Professional Day
Feb 11
Linden Avenue School
205 Linden Avenue , Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, February 11 All Day

Linden Avenue School

Garden How-To: Pruning (Virtual Class)
Feb 11
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Online Only!

Thursday, February 11 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Pruning is one of the many tasks we tackle before the growing season officially begins. Gain a better understanding of when, why, and where to prune landscape plants as well as how to choose the right tool for the job.   Plan now for your plant’s long-term health, beauty, and structure.   Registration Deadline is February 9th.   Click Here to register

School Closed - Winter Break
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 12 through February 16

Ridgewood Avenue School

SCHOOLS CLOSED - President's Day
Glen Ridge Public Schools
12 High Street, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 12 through February 16

Glen Ridge Public Schools

SCHOOLS CLOSED - President's Day
Linden Avenue School
205 Linden Avenue , Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 12 through February 16

Linden Avenue School

Virtual Garden Discoveries Pre-K Class: Sugar Maple Fun
Feb 12
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Friday, February 12 from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Our virtual Garden Discoveries classes are designed to inspire young children about the natural world around them. Since each child learns in a different way, every class examines one topic through stories, outdoor exploration (done in your own backyard), and hands-on activities. Each class will begin with a Zoom Circle Time and story, as well as a guided activity and Q&A period.  At the conclusion of our virtual class (approximately 20-25 minutes), students are encouraged to go outside with a parent or caregiver to complete an outdoor activity related to the topic of the day.  Activity Kits will need to be picked up at Van Vleck House & Gardens prior to the class.   Registration is required. Registration deadline is the Tuesday prior to each class.

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

Monday, February 15 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Presidents' Day (regional holiday)
Feb 15
Linden Avenue School
205 Linden Avenue , Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Monday, February 15 All Day

Linden Avenue School

Library Closed
Feb 15
Glen Ridge Public Library
Glen Ridge Free Public Library

Monday, February 15 All Day

Glen Ridge Public Library

The library will be closed in observance of Presidents Day.

Day 2 (B Day)
Feb 17
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Wednesday, February 17 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Meditation with John Welshons
Feb 17
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Online Only!

Wednesday, February 17 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 wonderful series of evening meditation classes in the comfort of your own home via Zoom. Online registration: Click Here

From the Jersey Shore
Feb 17
New Jersey Symphony Orchestra
60 Park Pl #900, Newark, NJ 07102

Wednesday, February 17 at 7:30 pm

New Jersey Symphony Orchestra

This is a free event! ANDREA MENOUSEK horn LAWRENCE DIBELLO horn MICHAEL BAKER trumpet VERNON POST trombone A brass ensemble heads down the shore for the third episode of NJSO Everywhere. Rousing works by Sousa and Poulenc fill the air in Seaside Heights. Featuring NJSO hornists Andrea Menousek and Lawrence DiBello NJSO trombonist Vernon Post and trumpeter Michael Baker. POULENC Allegro moderato from Sonata for Horn Trumpet and Trombone SOUSA The Washington Post More info: https://www.njsymphony.org/events/detail/from-the-jersey-shore

Day 3 (A Day)
Feb 18
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, February 18 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Art Club (5th & 6th Grade)
Feb 18
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Thursday, February 18 from 1:30 pm to 2:30 pm

Ridgewood Avenue School

Day 4 (B Day)
Feb 19
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Friday, February 19 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Birds of Prey Virtual Visit
Feb 21
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street, Montclair, NJ, 07042, United States

Sunday, February 21 from 3:00 pm to 4:00 pm

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Flat Rock Brook Nature Center will join us for a Zoom Family Program with live birds of prey. Discover how incredible these birds are by learning about their behavior and special adaptations  Open to families and individuals.  Designed for families with children ages 7 and up, but all ages are welcome. Registration deadline is Friday, February 19th. Click Here to register

Day 5 (A Day)
Feb 22
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Monday, February 22 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

Monday Morning Yoga
Feb 22
Van Vleck House & Gardens
Online Only!

Monday, February 22 from 9:30 am to 10:45 am

Van Vleck House & Gardens

Begin your week with mindful vinyasa yoga in the comfort of your own home. 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. Registration required. To register: Click Here

Day 6 (B Day)
Feb 23
Ridgewood Avenue School
235 Ridgewood Avenue, Glen Ridge, NJ 07028

Tuesday, February 23 All Day

Ridgewood Avenue School

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