This weekend is all about dogs, trains and celebrating the winter months.
Below is the combination of our weekly pick of weekend activities and our Grab & Go Kids Planner, offering both fun weekend activities and great family-friendly fun at the same time.
Here are this week's picks:
4-H Winter Train Show
When/Where: Saturday and Sunday at 10 a.m. at the on Milltown Road.
Why Go: To watch trains move and celebrate the 4-H's train afficionados with the annual showcase.
Cost: $4 for adults, and $2 for children ages 12 and under.
When/Where: Saturday at 10 a.m. at the for children ages 3 through 8.
Why Go: To hear a story and create a craft while dressed in your warmest clothes to celebrate the winter months.
Cost: Free, though registration is required.
When/Where: Sunday at 8 a.m. at on Promenade Boulevard.
Why Go: To work with the and Camp Bow Wow to raise money for Rawhide Rescue, while enjoying a delicious meal of pancakes, sausage and scrambled eggs.
Cost: $10, and all money will go to Rawhide Rescue.
Dog Adoption Day at Petsmart
When/Where: Sunday at 11 a.m. at on Promenade Boulevard.
Why Go: To adopt your new best friend when you head over to the store for a wonderful new puppy.
Cost: $0 to attend, just costs associated with the adoption of the dog.
When/Where: Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m., Sunday at 2 p.m. at the .
Why Go: To see 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.
When/Where: Saturday at 6 p.m. at
Why Go: To see more than 20 color guards from throughout the state perform.
Cost: Admission is $10, and you’ll want to bring extra money for food, programs and other items.
Watchung Arts Center Artistry of Dance
When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday at the Watchung Arts Center, 108 Stirling Road, Watchung.
Why Go: Hot cha-cha! Enjoy championship dancers Sergei and Olga Bezrodnov, as they demonstrate the steps they'll be teaching in a new series of classes at the center.