Zakiyya Shakir with her array of goods for sale at the Montclair Public Library's Ujamaa Outdoor Winter Market Dec. 3, to kick off a month's worth of Kwanzaa activities. There was a wide selection of items to choose from, ranging from winter wear to traditional African jewelry and clothing. (SHANE PAUL NEIL/FOR MONTCLAIR LOCAL
The Montclair Public Library kicked off a month of Kwanzaa programs with the Ujamaa Outdoor Winter Market Saturday, Dec. 5.
On hand were local chefs, artisans and entrepreneurs. Vendors had gifts for holiday shoppers, and indoor programs including balloon twisting, a magic show and music.
Upcoming Kwanzaa events include a lesson on designing holiday cards Dec. 15 from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the main branch of the library, and Culture Queen’s virtual Kwanzaa celebration on Sunday, Dec. 26 at 2 p.m. Participants can register at MontclairLibrary.org.