Performances abound in Morris County, and Bridgewater's got some great healthy options both for the body and mind this weekend. If you're looking for a great way to spend an afternoon, look no further than the following list.
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:
Where/When: Friday, April 15 at the in Basking Ridge at 7 p.m.
Why Go: You'll hold tight to your family's and friends' hands as you learn not everything you hear at night is scary.
Pricing: $7 per adult, or $6 per youth or senior
Where/When: April 16 and 17 at The Leonard J. Buck Garden in Far Hills. Saturday hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday hours are from noon to 5 p.m.
Why Go: You'll enjoy the spring air and Earth Day celebration with a guided tour of the naturalistic rock garden, and you can bring some perennials home to continue the beauty.
Where/When: 8 p.m. at the in Morristown on Thursday, April 14.
Why Go: Because you’re a fan of Mathis, who has been performing since the 1950s, when he appeared on the "Ed Sullivan Show."
Pricing: Tickets range from $85 to $150.
Where/When: From 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Friday, April 15 at the .
Why Go: Because this hike, hosted by the Great Swamp Watershed Association, will include games to learn more about sharpening our senses at night.
Pricing: Fee for non-members: $10 per adult; $5 per child 5 or older; $30 per family.
Where/When: 7 p.m. at the in Morris Township on Saturday, April 16.
Why Go: Because proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure, an organization that combats breast cancer and provides funding for research. Also, it’s a chance to see some figure skating stars.
Pricing: $20 for general admission seating.
GRAB & GO KIDS PLANNER
Where/When: Sunday, April 17 at the at 11:30 a.m.
Why Go: To hear stories of two young pigs who share a special friendship and endless curiosity about the world around them. Don't forget to bring your camera for pictures.
Where/When: Saturday, April 16 at all branch locations of The Somerset Valley YMCA.
Why Go: It's a fun-filled day promoting healthy kids with information to help plan a summer filled with activity.
Where/When: Saturday, April 16 from 8 a.m. to noon at the .
Why Go: It's an egg-stra special breakfast buffet with the Bunny. Call for reservations.
Pricing: $9 per ticket
Where/When: Sunday, April 17 at the . Two sessions will be held: 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Why Go: Children ages 3 to 6 will learn about all kinds of eggs from animals. An Easter Egg hunt and coloring will be part of the fun.
Pricing: $20 per pair, and $10 per additional child. Registration is necessary.
Where/When: Saturday, April 16 at 2 p.m. The parade will begin at the parking lot and the Egg Hunt will be at the Warren Township Pavilion.
Why Go: To celebrate the holiday with neighborhood friends. And who doesn't love a parade?
Pricing: $5 per child for the Egg Hunt. Entrance to parade is free.