5 Favorite Things: June 7th - 13th

Maplewood - South Orange Book Fair

Friday, June 7th & Saturday, June 8th - 10 am - 5 pm

Readers, writers and book lovers of all ages are sure to find something of interest at this annual festival being held at The Woodland in Maplewood, Words Bookstore and other venues throughout the title towns. Meet authors of all genres, from children's books to young adult and adult, fiction and non-fiction, and browse through exhibitors featuring everything for book lovers.

Children's activities include games, music, food and face-painting. Some 80 authors are expected to participate.


Visit the event website for more information.


Matilda the Musical

Friday, June 7th - June 21st - various showtimes

Rhino Theatre, Pompton Lakes

Inspired by the twisted genius of Roald Dahl, the Tony Award-winning Roald Dahl's Matilda The Musical is the captivating masterpiece from the Royal Shakespeare Company that revels in the anarchy of childhood, the power of imagination and the inspiring story of a girl who dreams of a better life.

Ages 6+

Tickets $27 - $32

Visit the theatre website for tickets and information.


The Magic School Bus

Paper Mill Playhouse

Saturday, June 8th & Sunday, June 9th - 10 am

Based on the classic book series, this musical adaptation of The Magic School Bus makes a stop this weekend at Paper Mill Playhouse. 

When the class gets lost on the way to the planetarium, Ms. Frizzle saves the day by blasting into outer space for an epic interplanetary field trip! But when rivalries both old and new threaten to tear the students apart, our young heroes must learn to pull together or risk getting forever lost in the solar system.

Sunday is an autism-friendly performance.

Tickets $15

Ages 5+

Visit the theatre website for information and to order tickets.


East Hanover PBS Food Truck Festival & Fireworks

Saturday, June 8th - noon - 9 pm

Lurker Park

More trucks and less lines ! This year we are going to have 20 of the best foods trucks from the area. Come hungry because we will have the best trucks from NJ, PA and NYC ! After you eat stay for the FIREWORK SHOW !!!

- All proceeds to benefit the East Hanover Civic Association
- LIVE MUSIC - Slippery When Wet !!
- $5 to enter (kids 5 and under free)
- Free Parking
- Over 25 non-food vendors
- Bounce Houses and fun activities for the kids
- Dogs welcome (must be on leash at all times)

Visit the event page on facebook for more information.


Family Jam Montclair 2019

Saturday, June 8th & Sunday, June 9th- 12 pm - 5 pm

Montclair Community Pre-K

Save the Date!! Family Jam Montclair 2019, a day of Music, Art & Food to celebrate the MCPK & the Montclair Community. FREE EVENT

All Ages