It's Mother's Day weekend, and there's plenty to do with the family and without, from horseback riding and a car show to Friday Night at the Opera and the Special Olympics.
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:
When/Where: Saturday from noon to 3 p.m. at the parking lot.
Why Go: Food, music, prizes and your vote counts!
When/Where: Friday at the Bernards Township Library at 7:30 p.m.
Why Go: This marvelous production will satisfy both those who are tired of the standard operatic repertory, and those who prefer not to venture too far from it.
When/Where: Saturday at the .
Why Go: Manga giveaways and friends ... a great combo! Test out your own artistic skills and create your own comic book drawing.
When/Where: Sunday at the from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
Why Go: Treat Mom to a relaxing walk-only ride through the beautiful trails of the stables. The family can join her if she lets you!
Pricing: $25 for FLSS members; $30 for non-members; preregistration necessary
Where/When: At 8 p.m. on Friday at the in Morristown.
Why Go: Because, if you’re looking for a laugh, this showcase of up and coming stand-up talent could do the trick.
GRAB & GO KIDS PLANNER
When/Where: Saturday at in Bridgewater at 9 a.m.
Why Go: Run, walk or just come out and enjoy the day while supporting Breast Cancer programs.
Pricing: $15 with advanced registration; $20 on day of event; children's events are free
When/Where: Saturday at from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Why Go: Cheer on these wonderful athletes! Volunteer your support and win much more than a trophy.
When/Where: Daily through June 10 at the from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Why Go: Check out the bright colors of the poison dart frogs and learn about reptiles and amphibians from around the world.
Where/When: From 10:15 a.m. to 12 p.m. at in Morris Township on Saturday.
Why Go: Because this ride will be educational. Participants will learn about Charles Foster and his methods, crops and equipment in the early 20th century. Pre-registration required by calling 973-326-7645.