Children’s Saturday Respite Program Enjoys WBGO Concert at Montclair Art Museum

April 9th, 2018

On Saturday, April 7th, The Arc of Essex County’s Children’s Saturday Respite program enjoyed a Blues, Swing & Civil Rights concert at the Montclair Art Museum compliments of WBGO’s Kids Jazz Concert Series.  Featuring vocalist Michael Mwenso, nearly 40 children and 14 staff chaperones enjoyed a musical exploration of how America found freedom.  Throughout the day, the group adapted familiar songs and participated in an improvisation group.

Do you have a child between the ages of 5 and 21 interested in participating in The Arc’s Children’s Saturday Respite program?  Contact Director of Children and Family Services Laurie Best at or (973) 535-1181 ext. 1264 to learn about the program and how to enroll.