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Mar
15
Fri
Lakers 55 Meeting @ Mountain Lakes Library
Mar 15 @ 12:45 pm – 2:00 pm

Mountain Lakes resident Mark Di Ionno will be speaking to the Lakers 55+ on Friday, March 15th at 12:45 p.m. at the Mountain Lakes Library.
Mark will be speaking about his new novel, Gods of Wood & Stone, described as “the next Great American Novel about the Great American Pastime—The Natural with echoes of Ford, Updike, DeLillo and Roth.”
The book is about two men from disparate worlds and their search for what constitutes a meaningful life and has been called “a searing portrait of honor and masculinity, sport and celebrity, marriage and parenthood …framed by the lens of baseball, this novel is a timeless, but strikingly singular tale of the responsibilities of manhood and the pitfalls of glory in a painful and exhilarating story that’s distinctly American.”
Mark is a Pulitzer Prize finalist in news commentary, six-time winner of the New Jersey Press Association award for best column writing and author of five acclaimed books, including “Gods of Wood & Stone.” To subscribe to his free newsletter or arrange for free book club visits or community talks, go to www.markdiionno.com)

Jun
2
Sun
Art at the Esplanade
Jun 2 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Art at the Esplanade—Sunday, June 2nd
Mountain Lakes will host its 2nd annual open-air art show on Sunday, June 2nd from 11am – 5 pm at the base of Esplanade Park on Elm Street (just across the train tracks from The Station restaurant).  Visitors will stroll the tree-lined heart of the borough, where more than 55 emerging artists will feature original paintings, pottery, jewelry, sculpture, photography, and more.  All art will be available for sale.  Art at the Esplanade will also feature children’s art activities coordinated by the Mountain Lakes Library. And once again, musicians from Bach to Rock in Denville will fill the air with music.  The event has attracted the generous sponsorship of the Roberts Fund of the Mountain Lakes Library, whose goal is to encourage a culture of art appreciation throughout the community.
Jul
5
Fri
Brother Wisdom Band Concert @ Island Beach
Jul 5 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Classic Rock Band

July 5th, 7:00

Island Beach

Sep
20
Fri
Laker 55 – Speaker Jim DelGuidice @ Mountain Lakes Library
Sep 20 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Friday, September 20, 12:45 pm – Mountain Lakes Library

Speaker Jim DelGuidice – Subject – Morris County USA – A Living Tapestry – Recounting stories of the county’s most famous and not-so-famous historical characters. 

Oct
18
Fri
Laker 55 – Speaker Michael Britton @ Mountain Lakes Library
Oct 18 @ 12:45 pm – 1:45 pm

Friday, October 18, 12:45 – Mountain Lakes Library

Speaker Michael Britton  – From The Alliance for New Jersey Environmental Education (ANJEE).  Subject – Global Warming.

ANJEE was established in 1985 to provide a networking forum for New Jersey’s environmental educators. We are an organization of dedicated individuals who devote time, energy, and resources to facilitate the advancement of environmental education in our local, state, and global communities.

 

 

Jun
7
Sun
Cancelled – Art at the Esplanade
Jun 7 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm
Jun
24
Thu
Alex Laurenzi Quartet @ Island Beach
Jun 24 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Mountain Lakes-native Alex Laurenzi returns for his annual Island Beach Show with a trusted cast of friends.  Alex is looking forward to playing some original music along with covering some music that has been released by notable jazz musicians during the pandemic (Christian McBride, Joshua Redman, and Steve Cardenas). Come join Alex and friends for a socially-distanced but wonderful evening nonetheless on the best spot in town!

Jul
22
Thu
Denville String Band @ Island Beach
Jul 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Denville String Band @ Island Beach

The Denville String Band is northern New Jersey’s only Mummers-style band.  It is in its sixty-sixth year entertaining people at parades and concerts.  The band plays traditional music from Tin Pan Alley through the 1960s with a sprinkling of newer songs.  Band members are all ages from high-school to retired and come from all over Morris County.

Aug
12
Thu
Alex Laurenzi – JAZZ @ Island Beach
Aug 12 @ 7:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Alex Laurenzi & Friends

Jazz on the Beach

Aug
26
Thu
@ Island Beach
Aug 26 @ 8:00 pm – 9:00 pm
 @ Island Beach

Kids Movie Night on the Beach