Music and Helping Those in Need This Weekend
Looking for exciting weekend activities and family-friendly fun? You're in the right place.
It's a quiet weekend, with swim lessons, bringing cans to those in need and, of course, the summer concert series.
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:
When/Where: Friday, Saturday and Sunday at the Shimon and Sara Birnbaum Jewish Community Center.
Why Go: Because the summer is here and we love swimming! The Starfish Aquatic Club will be offering swim lessons to children of all ages through mid August. Visit the website for more information and to register.
Cost: $80 for all lessons.
A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum
Where/When: Show time at 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the outdoor amphitheater at Pleasant Valley Park, off Valley Road in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Because you can see some of the best local theater around in a beautiful setting, as performed by what's become the well-known Trilogy Repertory Co. Bring lawn chairs and/or blankets.
Cost: Free, or donation. For information, call Bernards parks & rec. at 908-204-3003.
Buy One, Bring One Fridays
When/Where: All day Friday at the Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Because it is important to help those in need by bringing canned foods or personal care items to the center and dropping them in marked bins to be collected by the county and distributed to Somerset County food banks.
Bingo Time in Bridgewater
When/Where: Saturday at 2 p.m. at Green Knoll Care and Rehabilitation on Route 202/206 in Bridgewater.
Why Go: Because who doesn't love bingo? The center is looking for volunteers to help bring people from their rooms and play the exciting game!
Summer Concert Series featuring Savoy Brown
When/Where: Sunday at 7 p.m. at Duke Island Park in Bridgewater.
Why Go: The summer continues and so does the Somerset County Park Commission's summer concert series! This week, it's Savoy Brown, a blues and rock band that has played together for more than 40 years. Come on out for the song and dance evening.