The Montclair Public Schools district will offer a free COVID-19 testing opportunity for students prior to the return to in-person instruction on Friday from 12:30 to 4:30 p.m. at the Wally Choice Center in Glenfield Park, at 45 Maple Ave.

There will also be three additional testing events later in January, all at Montclair High School’s George Inness Annex Atrium — from 4 to 6 p.m. on Jan. 7, Jan. 14 and Jan. 21. Those dates were newly announced Thursday, Dec. 30.

No appointment is necessary for the testing, conducted by Medi Mobile of Livingston, according to a community message from schools Superintendent Jonathan Ponds.

The district also held a testing event Thursday morning at Montclair High School.