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The Montclair Foundation awarded a $3,500 grant to Laptop Upcycle, which runs a program that provides free laptops to underserved students in Montclair.



The Montclair Foundation awarded a $3,500 grant to Laptop Upcycle, which runs a program that provides free laptops to underserved students in Montclair. The organization uses funding to refurbish laptops donated by local businesses and families.

In Montclair, homework at the middle and high school levels is distributed and graded using computer programs. Though reducing the use of paper, this model puts students without access to a home computer at a disadvantage. The program has already distributed more than 60 laptops to Montclair High School, Buzz Aldrin Middle School and Renaissance Middle School students.

Learn more at laptopupcycle.org.

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Become a princess or prince by making your own tiara (or crown) and wand. You will learn how to make these out of fun craft materials such as pipe cleaners, beads, paper, and more! Children should...

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Beads are not just for jewelry making. Learn how to make fun projects such as Sun Catchers, Mobiles, Sculptures, and more! Children should bring their own water and snack. Sun, 1:00pm - 4:00pm...

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In this hands-on art session, your child will create fun wood projects - no tools involved! They will create fun and functional crafts such as name signs, picture frames, ornament and more! Each...

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Make your own handmade jewelry! We'll make necklaces, bracelets, keychains, and more using colorful beads and charms. Children should bring their own water and snack. Mon, 9:00am - 12:00pm May...

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Celeste, owner of J Lexi, will go over the materials in your kit and the best ways to make your sea moss gel. In this workshop you'll learn all about sea most - its uses, benefits, and where it...

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