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So Much To Do, You'll Need a Vacation

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Madison is a summer paradise, why on Earth would you go anywhere else when you can make jewelry, help your kids learn to cook, and bite into a seminar at the local supermarket? All this and much more in and around the Rose City, in the Get Out planner.



Where/When: 
From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday at the .
Why Go: 
Because you can learn about African jewelry and make your own pieces to take home.
Pricing: 
$5.


Where/When: 
From 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. on Thursday at the .
Why Go: 
Come by for this storytime with cooking for kids in grades 1 through 6.
Pricing: 
Free.


Where/When: 
From 1 to 2 p.m. on Thursday at  in Madison.
Why Go: To hear the discussion "Sustain Your Brain: Reducing the Risk of Alzheimer's Disease."
Pricing: Free.


Where/When: 
From 8 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday at in Madison.
Why Go: 
Because enjoying Dario Fo’s brilliantly funny, scathing political farce is a terrific way to spend your weekend.
Pricing:
$32 to $55.


Where/When:
 From 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the .
Why Go:
 To enjoy a fun beginner group run. 
Pricing: 
Free.


Where/When:
 At 6:30 p.m. on Thursday at the in Morris Township.
Why Go:
Because Author Kathy West will present memorabilia, pictures, video and music about the Myddle Class, a mid-60s garage band of five suburban New Jersey teenagers. After the presentation, West will sign copies of her book, "A Song for You: The Quest of the Myddle Class."
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 From 1 to 4 p.m. on Thursday and Sunday at in Morristown.
Why Go:
Because the exhibit focuses on the three centers of American silver-making in the 18th century—featuring Boston, New York and Philadelphia silversmiths and exploring the master-apprentice relationships.
Price: Admission is $6 for adults; $5 for seniors and students; and free for those 12 and under.


Where/When:
 From 7 to 10 p.m. on Friday at  in Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because Morristown jazz vocalist Laura Hull and DIVA Jazz Orchestra pianist Tomoko Ohno will present a program of American popular songs, jazz standards and obscure gems.
Pricing:
 No cover.


Where/When:
 From 3 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at the  in Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because this historic Morristown walking tour covers nearly a mile within Morristown’s historic district, including more than 300 years of Morristown history.
Pricing:
 $10.


Where/When:
 From 3 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at in Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because you can get a chance to see the inner workings for a honeybee colony.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When: Starts at , makes its way through Harding and Chatham, then back to Morristown, beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturdays.
Why Go: The pace will be moderate for this 20-mile ride. So if you’re looking to get back into tip-top shape for the summer, this weekly bike road might be a good way to start.
Pricing: Free.

Where/When: 9 a.m. on Saturday at the .
Why Go: To start off your Saturday with a 5-mile group run and finish it off with a free bagel.
Pricing: Free.


Where/When:
 From 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Merchant Block of Morris Plains.
Why Go:
 You can pick up some homemade mozzarella and ravioli, freshly baked bread and some of New Jersey's best cheesecakes.
Pricing:
 Bring your wallet.


Where/When:
 From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at the .
Why Go:
Because it’s a great way to start keeping track of what you eat and the amount of physical activity you participate in each week.
Pricing:
 Free.

 
Where/When:
 From 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at Railroad Plaza and Fairmont Avenue in Chatham.
Why Go:
 To get some of the best Jersey Fresh produce, Jersey Shore seafood, pasture-raised meat, poultry and eggs, honey, baked goods, fresh mozzarella, specialty prepared foods of all kinds and more. The market will also have cooking demonstrations.
Pricing:
 Bring your wallet.


When/Where:
From 3 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at the in Bridgewater. Games begins at 5:05 p.m.
Why Go:
To show off your own vehicle or just interact with other car lovers as the Patriots host their Car Show Night in the parking lot prior to the game. A night parade of cars will take place on the warning track and free t-shirts to the first 2,000 fans, giveaways and promotions will add to the fun.
Pricing:
$7 to $13.50 per ticket.

 

Carrie Thompson August 11, 2011 at 01:33 PM
The African Jewelry Class at the Madison Public Library is at 7pm, not 4:30 pm as listed above. Thank you.

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