Spelling Bees, Fundraisers Top Weekend Events

Looking for exciting weekend activities and family-friendly fun? You're in the right place.

This weekend is almost completely filled with fundraisers, sales and shows of talent throughout the township and beyond.

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:

4-H Big Rummage Sale
When/Where: Friday and Saturday, beginning at 9 a.m., at the on Milltown Road in Bridgewater.
Why Go: Because who doesn't want the chance to try to purchase so many donated items, including clothes, DVDs, antiques and so much more!
Cost: Depends on what you buy.

Fall Festival Fundraiser to Benefit Valerie Fund
When/Where: Friday at 5:30 p.m. on Mt. Bethel Road in Warren.
Why Go: Because there will be face painting, yoga, a spinning class, food, gymnastics and so much more, all while raising money for The Valerie Fund.
Cost: $15 per family.

FCS 1st Annual 5K Run/Walk and Kid's Sprint
When/Where: Saturday at 8 a.m. at in Bridgewater.
Why Go: Family & Community Services of Somerset County is holding its first ever run/walk to benefit the organization, which provides mental health services. The event will be held rain or shine.
Cost: $25.

Estate Planning Seminar
When/Where: Saturday at 10 a.m. at in Bridgewater.
Why Go: Because if you've ever wondered about how to ensure your assets go to the right people, and whether to make a living trust or a will, this is the right seminar for you.
Cost: Free.

Dog Adoption Event
When/Where: Saturday at 11 a.m. at the Raritan Petco on Route 202.
Why Go: Because People for Animals is having a dog adoption event, and you may just find your new best friends here.
Cost: Free.

Lord & Taylor Fashion Show
When/Where: Saturday at 1:30 p.m. at in Bridgewater.
Why Go: Because students will be showing off the hottest new fashions at the store's Back to School event.
Cost: Free.

Macy's 7th Annual Spelling Bee
When/Where: Sunday at 2 p.m. in the in Bridgewater.
Why Go: Because who doesn't want to prove they can spell? In honor of the Reading Is Fundamental weeks from Aug. 25 to Sept. 22, Macy's is holding its spelling bee, and 27 regional winners will head home with some great prizes, including iPads, gift cards and more.
Cost: Free.



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