Comic Books, Pajama Parties -- and MLK's Missives From Jail

Patch helps you line up your weekend.

Looking for something interesting to do this weekend? Our Get Out feature highlights activities for kids, families and adults happening in and around the Rose City. Your planner is our planner.

Rose City Steppers annual “Kick-off” walk/breakfast
When/Where: Saturday at 8:30 a.m. at the Madison Civic Center
Why Go:  Free coffee, juice, bagels and fruit, and Mary Finckenor, Registered Dietitian from Morristown Medical Center, will facilitate an interactive nutrition game with the walking group.
Cost: Free

Dragon Tales Pajama Party
When/Where: Saturday at 1 p.m. at the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts
Why Go: Kids can relax in your PJs, make some dragon crafts and meet dragon puppet "Hermione" as she recites some of her favorite dragon stories.
Cost: $3 admission per participant and regular admission for all others.

Mad Science: Frosty Meets the Mad Scientist
When/Where: Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Madison Public Library
Why Go: Find out what happens when dry ice meets snow, and more during the Mad Science presentation.
Cost: Free

Graphic Novels, Comic Books & the Art of Visual Storytelling
When/Where: Sunday at 2 p.m. at Sages Pages
Why Go: Learn how a comic book is made from longtime DC and Marvel Comics artist Mark McKenna.
Cost: $25


When/Where: Friday at 8 p.m. at
Why Go: You want a little more funny in your life.
Cost: $37-$57

When/Where: Saturday at 9 p.m. at
Why Go: You want to hear a live band performing covers from the 70s to today while enjoying a beer or three.
Cost: No cover

When/Where: Sunday at 9:15 a.m. at
Why Go: You want to hear the words of the Civil Rights leader as they were written by the man himself.
Cost: Free


Where/When: Friday at 7 p.m. at , 879 S. Beverwyck Rd.
Why Go: To celebrate the birth and life of a man who was all about unity in a multi-choir concert and nondenominational ceremony that brings different faiths together
Cost: Free

Where/When: Saturday at 10 a.m. at 243 Route 46
Why Go: You want to get into shape, but need a unique approach to getting fit.
Cost: $8

Where/When: Sunday at 7 p.m. at , 179 Baldwin Rd.
Why Go: Breaking up is hard to do.
Cost: Free


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