POSTPONED AAPI Montclair Second Annual Lantern Competition Is This Friday!


Replace: Lantern Competition postposed attributable to climate considerations. A brand new date will likely be introduced

MONTCLAIR, NJ – Calling all volunteers for the second annual Lantern Competition for Justice and Remembrance on Friday, Could twentieth from 7-9pm (Rain Date: Could 21, 2022). Be a part of AAPI Montclair for a night of therapeutic, remembrance, and solidarity with fellow neighborhood members, with performances, audio system, household pleasant actions and extra. Grownup volunteers can enroll right here at AAPI Montclair Lantern Competition: Grownup Volunteer Signal Up and youth volunteers can enroll right here at AAPI Montclair Lantern Competition: Youth Volunteer Signal Up. For college kids who’re on the lookout for neighborhood service alternatives for credit, this occasion will qualify as two hours of credit score.

AAPI Montclair Lantern Competition 2021. Picture: Fred Mastromarino.

This 12 months’s competition will start with audio system reminiscent of Assemblywoman Ellen Park (the primary Korean-American girl elected to NJ State legislature), NJISJ’s Jean-Pierre Brutus (Senior Counsel, Financial Justice Program) and native religion leaders. There will likely be performances by SMAPA Efficiency Workshop Ensemble, Passing Notes (a pupil run a capella group), APEX Ensemble, and extra. Attendees can have the chance to go to Montclair Artwork Museum’s craft station for youths, view paintings from artist Ling Chen, who will even do a stay portray, try ceramics from Pinch of Clay and Woo Ceramics, and go to neighborhood accomplice tables to be taught extra about how they will battle hate, construct neighborhood, and have interaction in social justice work.

AAPI Montclair Lantern Competition 2021. Picture: Fred Mastromarino.

Starting at 8pm, there will likely be musician stations all through the park that includes Jazz Home Children, Amanda McCabe and Passing Notes. Attendees can seize dinner from one in every of a number of meals distributors reminiscent of Little Pizza Heaven, Brick Lane, Kapamilya, Twelve, Kimchi Smoke or Ann’s Catering and dessert from City Leaf Cafe and Guerriero Gelato.

Admission is free with donations accepted at http://givebutter.com/lanternfest2022. Extra particulars posted on https://aapimontclair.org.

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