Local News

Jun. 2 Bloomfield weather: Mostly sunny and hot during the day; thickening clouds; a thunderstorm in spots in the evening followed by a passing shower late with a high of 90 F and a low of 63 F.

Bloomfield human services’s “Back 2 School Store” offering new school clothes, winter coats, gloves, and backpacks with school supplies to children entering grades K-5 in 2023 with online registration due by Jun. 6
Bloomfield Health and Human Services

Bloomfield’s MLK service committee plans volunteer meeting for new members Jun. 5 at Oakside Cultural Center
Township of Bloomfield

Bloomfield recreation seeks vendors for 2023 farmers market season Tuesdays Jun. 6 to Oct. 31 in the Bloomfield library courtyard with applications available online
Bloomfield Parks, Recreation, and Cultural Affairs

Bloomfield Center Alliance to open 2023 Cruise Nights season Jun. 7 with a parade of cars and gas card giveaways on Broad St.
Bloomfield Center Alliance

Bloomfield Cruisers plans 2023 BBQ fundraiser Jun. 3 at Double 9 Garage in Bloomfield with vegetarian options available, advanced ticket purchase recommended
Bloomfield Cruisers

New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts plans “Sparks of Insanity” teen improv troupe performance Jun. 3 at St. John’s Episcopal Church in Montclair with advanced ticket purchase required
New Jersey School of Dramatic Arts

Temple Ner Tamid in Bloomfield plans 2023 5K, 1K fun run, and health fair Jun. 4 with preregistration for races required
Temple Ner Tamid

New Jersey Peace Action plans 2023 “Outdoor Spring Peace Gathering” Jun. 3 at the Ethical Culture Society of Essex County in Maplewood with preregistration required
New Jersey Peace Action

East Side Mags in Montclair plans comic book signing Jun. 3 with artist Reilly Brown and author Will Brown signing “A Kid and a Comic” newspaper
East Side Mags

Out Montclair plans concert with Declan McKenna and the Oracle Sisters Jun. 4 at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair with advanced ticket purchase required
Out Montclair

ICYMI: Essex County plans 2023 county parks photography contest with professional, adult, and youth categories, submissions due Sept. 6
Essex County Parks

New Jersey Citizen Action plans free virtual first-time homebuyer seminar Jun. 6 with information on the homebuying process, affordable mortgage, fair housing, and predatory lending, with preregistration required
New Jersey Citizen Action