Super Bowl Sunday Begins at Breakfast
Start Sunday by supporting another sports team.
Super Bowl Sunday starts with breakfast, even though the traditional wings, beer and other snacks come later in the evening.
The Hillsborough High School Diamond Club, which supports the school's baseball teams, offers a break from cooking and food preparations—and a chance to support the local team. They'll host their annual Pancake Breakfast at 8 a.m. Sunday, offering tasty breakfast treats to those who attend.
Here's what's happening this weekend:
Lovin' Cole: A Cole Porter Revue
When/Where: Performances are at 8 p.m. on Thursday and Friday, and at 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday at St. Mark's Episcopal Church, at 140 South Finley Ave in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Because you don't have to go far to see Ridge Light Opera of New Jersey's original production of Lovin' Cole, a Cole Porter revue of the American composer's music in a cabaret setting.
Cost: Tickets are $25 for adults, $20 for seniors and students, and are available online.
NJ Young Professionals Cocktail Party
When/Where: Friday at 7 p.m. at the Basking Ridge Country Club, 185 Madisonville Road, Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Are you a local young professional interested in a fun night out that will also benefit the United Way of Northern New Jersey? Join the United Way for the third Annual Cocktail Party and dance all night long to music played by Award-Winning DJ Paul Anthony or possibly work on a project for someone in need.
Cost: $65, http://www.scuw.org, or call 908-253-6528
Leader of the Pack: The Ellie Greenwich Musical
When/Where: Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. at the Somerset Valley Playhouse.
Why Go: To see the story of the story of the woman who wrote 1960s classics like Chapel of Love and Da Doo Ron Ron.
Cost: $17 adults; $15 seniors and students.
Animal Tracking: The Basics
When/Where: 9 a.m. Saturday at Duke Farms.
Why Go: You can learn about a variety of tracking methods, including print classification, trailing and animal locomotion. The course is rain or shine, and you’ll need to register for it by calling Duke Farms at 908-722-3700.
Cost: $15; $10 for New Jersey Audubon members.
Atom’s RC Club Swap Meet
When/Where: 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at Hillsborough Municipal Complex.
Why Go: There are over 70 vendors and an auction at the first-ever event by Hillsborough’s radio control club.
Cost: $5 for adults; children under 12 are free.
Vo-Tech Open House
When/Where: Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Somerset County Vocational & Technical High School on Vogt Drive in Bridgewater.
Why Go: To check out the offerings of the Vo-Tech, and take part in a celebration of Career and Technical Education Month, as students lead campus tours, demonstrate what they have learned and take part in a Skills USA competition.
Camp Riverbend Saturday Club
Where/When: Camp Riverbend, at 116 Hillcrest Road in Warren, hosts at 9:30 a.m. Saturday.
Why Go: Kids from 3 to 6 can enjoy games, sports, crafts, cooking, nature and music—just like summer camp, without the humidity!
Weave a Valentine's Day Heart at Long Hill Library_
When/Where: Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Long Hill Township Library, 917 Valley Rd, in the Gillette section of Long Hill Township.
Why Go: Grades 2 through adults can stop by to learn how to make a woven Valentine's Day heart that you can give to your sweetie (or favorite friend or family member.)
Cost: Free, call 908-647-2088.
Meow-Wow 2012 Cat Show
When/Where: Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at the 4-H Center on Milltown Road in Bridgewater.
Why Go: Because who doesn't love cute kittens? Check out the Whiskers, Paws & Claws with the 4-H Club as the top felines compete in the Meow-Wow Cat Show.
Carol's Creative Chocolatez
When/Where: Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Bridgewater Township Library.
Why Go: There is nothing better than a little bit of chocolate. Come out to learn about the candy, taste samples and look at some award-winning edible chocolate paintings.
Cost: Free, but registration is required by either calling 908-526-4016, ext. 105, or visiting the Adult Reference Desk.
Hillsborough High School Diamond Club Pancake Breakfast
When/Where: 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday at Hillsborough Municipal Complex.
Why Go: You can eat delicious pancakes, omelets, bagels and sausage while supporting the Hillsborough High School Baseball team.
Cost: $7 for adults, $5 for children and seniors.
NJ Camp Fairs_
When/Where: Sunday at 12 p.m. at the Bridgewater Marriott.
Why Go: Because there are so many camps to choose from, and we could all use a little help. Camp directors will be on hand to give free DVDs about the programs, free brochures, possible jobs and other giveaways. There will be many different camps represented, including day, overnight, adventure, computer, special interest, baseball, soccer and others. For a list of all the participating camps, visit the website at njcampfairs.com.
When/Where: Long HiIl Library, 917 Valley Road in Gillette, at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Why Go: Get a glimpse of Korean culture, presented by the Korean Spirit and Culture Promotion Project. Food, music and a wedding ceremony will be presented.