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Fishing for Weekend Activities

Watch out, there are bad puns ahead.

Looking for a reel good time this weekend?  Hoping to find something to hook you in?  Or are you just sick of fishing around for some good activities?

Okay.  Puns aside, the Hillsborough Public Library hosts a workshop for beginner anglers this weekend, that covers the basics of fishing.

Not big on fish?  Check out one of these other activities:


Where/When: There will be a special school-time performance on Thursday, May 19 at 10 a.m. as well as 8 p.m. performances on Friday and Saturday and a 2 p.m. performance on Sunday. All shows at the  in Morris Township.
Why Go: Because you’ve been meaning to make it to the play all month, but know this is your last chance. Or because you hate Hamlet too!
Pricing: $40 for general admission, $36 for senior citizens, $33 for museum members, $20 for students.


Where/When: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the site of the proposed  on Thursday and Friday, May 19 and 20.
Why Go: Because exhibitors will highlight green building products and services, focusing on healthy living, organic and local food production, and sustainability.
Pricing: Free.


Where/When: From 1 to 3 p.m. at the  in Morris Township on Sunday, May 22.
Why Go: Because Triolo will focus on locally grown seasonal foods, recipes will be distributed and, most importantly, there will be a tasting.
Pricing: $20 for members, or $25 for non-members.


Where/When: 
Saturday, May 21 at 11 a.m. at 
Why Go:  
To reel in a lesson in casting, and to listen to stories of the "one that got away!" Free hotdogs, burgers and hats will be available for all.
Pricing: 
Free to Warren Township residents. Proof of residency is required.


Where/When:  
Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the parking lot in Warren.
Why Go: 
To support your local Boy Scouts and ride off shining.
Pricing: 
Donations are appreciated.


Where/When:  
Saturday, May 21 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the 
Why Go: 
To drop in, make a great craft and hang with library friends.
Pricing: 
Free. Registration is not required.


Where/When: 
Friday, May 20 at  at 7 p.m.
Why Go: 
To enjoy laughter and a zany night of improv while helping to send the Odyssey of the Mind team to the World Finals.
Pricing: 
Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children, and can be purchased at the door.


Where/When: 
Saturday, May 21 at  in Bridgewater from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Why Go: 
To "step up" and support The Arc of Somerset County help individuals with developmental disabilities. It's a day of fresh air and a great cause.
Pricing:
 Registration fees are $17 per runner, $15 per USATF runner, and $10 per walker. But fees are waived if you raise $50 or more. 


Where/When:  
Friday and Saturday, May 20-21, at 7 p.m. at 
Why Go
  HHS students along with Atticus understand that, rather than being simply creatures of good or creatures of evil, most people have both good and bad qualities. Enjoy the show!
Pricing: 
$10 per ticket. 


Where/When: 
Saturday, May 21 from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at  in Hillsborough.
Why Go: 
It's a chance to see more than 1,300 varieties of orchids and learn how to repot one of these amazing plants to bring home.
Pricing: 
$35 per person. Registration is required. 


Where/When:  
Thursday, May 19 at the  from 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.
Why Go: 
To "catch" a chance at a free fishing rod and "reel" in some tips and secrets on fishing.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:  
Saturday, May 21 from 7:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at  in Hillsborough.
Why Go: 
You'll grab a flashlight check out the "wild" things along the trail.
Pricing: 
Free. Registration is not required.


Where/When: 
Sunday, May 22 at 1:35 p.m. at  in Bridgewater.
Why Go:  The Five-Time Atlantic League Champion Somerset Patriots compete against the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs.  There will be free autograph books and an opportunity to get your favorite players to sign.
Pricing: 
$7 to $13.50 per ticket.

GRAB AND GO KIDS PLANNER


Where/When: At  in Morris Township on Thursday, May 19 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Why Go: Because students can learn about the history of the farm, specifically how the Fosters and the farm residents communicated.
Pricing: $6.


Where/When: 6 to 7 p.m. at the  on Thursday, May 19.
Why Go: Because you are a beginner who wants to start running, regardless of age.
Pricing: Free.


Where/When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at  in Morristown on Saturday, May 21.
Why Go: Because you’re interested in textiles, want to check out a historic fabric presentation, or want to participate in some hands-on history lessons.
Pricing: $4 for adults, $3 for senior citizens, or $2 for children.


Where/When: At 1:30 p.m. at the  in Morristown on Sunday, May 22.
Why Go: Because the tale of Sleeping Beauty will told with narration, the music of Tchaikovsky and ballet.
Pricing: $12.


Where/When: 
Saturday, May 21 from 11 a.m. to 10 p.m. on the streets of Downtown Basking Ridge.
Why Go: 
To celebrate Bernard's Township 251st anniversary with all day family fun. There will be rides, games and attractions for children of all ages.
Pricing: 
Free.


Where/When: 
Thursday, May 19 from 4 p.m. to 5:30 pm. at the  in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: 
To take flight with a variety of build-your-own flying objects.
Pricing: 
$15 per person. Advanced registration and payment are required.


Where/When: 
Saturday, May 21 from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. at the 
Why Go: 
It's a special storytime with a very special therapy dog from St. Hubert's.
Pricing: 
Free. Registration is required.


Where/When: 
Sunday, May 22 at  from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m.
Why Go: 
It's an important life lesson with singing, crafts, and fun. It's ppen to the entire community, regardless of religious background.
Pricing: 
Free


Where/When: 
Saturday, May 21 at  in Bridgewater. There will be two sessions: 10 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. and noon to 2 p.m.
Why Go: 
To mangia. It's an Italian dinner and desert event made with pride.
Price:
 $5 per child and parent with Shopper Plus Card, or $10 for child and parent without card.


Where/When:  
Saturday, May 21 at the from 10:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.
Why Go:  
Children ages 3 through 9 will create colorful self-portraits and will enjoy a special storytime.
Pricing: 
Free. Registration is required.


Where/When: 
Sunday, May 22 on the streets of Downtown Bernardsville from 11a.m. to 5 pm.
Why Go: 
There's music, entertainment, music, activites and more than 200 artists, crafters and vendors.

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