College Basketball, Library Events and Jazz
Children and teens can check out a college basketball game for free this weekend.
The NCAA men’s basketball has run the “Take a Kid to the Game” program for 14 years, but this will be the first year that Drew University will participate. The match-up is a division rivalry game between Drew and Catholic University Saturday at 2 p.m.
With the admittance of one adult, children and teens 17 or younger can watch the Rangers play for free. There will also be chances to win prizes like T-shirts and games at halftime.
“We want them to see that there is a college in the area that has a smaller knit community,” said Christina Buchanan, the marketing and promotions coordinator for sports information at Drew University. “It’s a Division-III school, but with sports like a Division-I atmosphere.”
The game at Drew will be only one of more than 700 NCAA games that will be a part of this year’s “Take a Kid to the Game program.”
More events in Rose City this weekend:
- Madison Public Library will host, “Get Moving!” from 10:30 to 11 a.m. The event includes yoga stories, dancing, and finger painting.
- Registration for Friday Night Magic at Dewey’s Comic City begins at 6 p.m. and the tournament begins at 6:30. The $6 entry free comes with a free pack of cards and there are prizes for the top finishers.
- Jerry Vezza will perform on piano along with bass, drums, and horns at Shanghai Jazz. Seatings are at 6:30 and 8:30 p.m.
- The Madison Borough Zoning Board of Adjustment will hold a meeting at 7:30 p.m.
- The American Association of University Women’s Madison branch will host a math workshop for children in the third and fourth grades in the Chase Room at the Madison Public Library at 10:30 a.m. Each session is $7.
- Madison High School ice hockey will face Parsippany Hills at William G. Mennen Arena in Morristown at 4:15 p.m.
- This week’s Family Night at the Madison Area YMCA is movie night from 6:30 to 9 p.m.
- The Xavier Davis Trio will perform at Shanghai Jazz with seatings at 6:30 and 8:45 p.m.