Thursday, May 16, 2013
Looking for exciting weekend activities and family-friendly fun? You're in the right place.
This weekend is filled with music performances, zumba and more. Below is the combination of our weekly pick of weekend activities, offering both fun weekend activities and great family-friendly fun at the same time. Here are this week's picks: Rio Clemente Performs at Watchung Arts Center When/Where: Friday at 8 p.m. at the Watchung Arts Center on Stirling Road in Watchung. Why Go: Jazz musician Rio Clemente will be performing, and will be joined by American composer and pianist Regan Ryzuk. Cost: $18. Wagner Farm Arboretum Spring Blooms Family Fun Day When/Where: Saturday at 9 a.m. at Wagner Farm Arboretum on Mountain Avenue in Warren. Why Go: The arboretum is hosting its carnival with outdoor games, open-air vendor tables, arts and …
Friday, February 3, 2012
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: Evening Movie: Moneyball When/Where: Friday, 7 p.m. at Hillsborough Public Library. Why Go: You can see a movie on the big screen for free. Cost: Free 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. …
Friday, January 20, 2012
The NJ Youth Chorus hosts its annual Chocolate Festival this weekend
Choco-holics or those looking for ideas for treats can take a chance to try local candies and get some gift ideas in Basking Ridge Saturday. The New Jersey Youth Chorus hosts its annual Chocolate Festival at 10 a.m. Saturday, and it includes chocolate treats, a silent auction and more. It's $10 to get in, but the ideas for Valentine's Day presents are priceless. Here's what's happening this weekend: Evening Movie: The Help When/Where: 7 p.m. Friday at Hillsborough Public Library. Why Go: Because you missed the movie in theaters, and, all you need to do to see the movie is register with the library. Cost: Free Leader of the Pack: The Ellie Greenwich Musical When/Where: Friday and Saturday 8 p.m., Sunday 2 p.m. at the Somerset Valley …
Friday, November 18, 2011
Races, green events, plays and dinner with a touch of mystery top the weekend's events.
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Friday, November 18, 2011
Old clothings, household linens, baby items and toys can help a local girl in remission from cancer and her family. The Auten Road Intermediate School Home and School Association hosts a clothing and household item drive to benefit Maria Farfan, an Auten Road student in remission from leukemia. They'll be collecting clothes, toys, linens and other items—which should be placed in tightly-tied plastic bags—at the school on Saturday. Here's what's happening this weekend: Bridgewater Goes Green Where/When: Friday at 11 a.m. at the municipal complex at 100 Commons Way. Why Go: To celebrate Bridgewater being a sustainable town with a designation of the entryway into the municipal complex as a Green Street, and the award of a $10,000 green home …
Friday, November 11, 2011
The weekend opens with Veterans Day ceremonies.
Hillsborough Township, like many towns in Somerset County, takes a day to thank residents who served in the Army, Navy, Air Force, Marines and Coast Guard this weekend. Its annual Veterans Day Ceremony is set for 7 p.m. Friday at the Hillsborough Municipal Complex Garden of Honor. A reception for the town's veterans will follow the ceremony. Here's what's happening this weekend: Winter Coat Drive Where/When: Throughout November at Bright Horizons of Hillsborough Why Go: Because you have too small or old coats that are still in good condition, and it’s better than throwing them in the trash. Cost: Free. Veterans' Day Ceremony Where/When: Friday at 11 a.m. at Veterans Memorial Park on Chimney Rock Road in Martinsville Why Go: To honor …