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For Kids, Free Storytelling in Madison

Check out the great things to do and see in Morris County.

For Kids, Free Storytelling in Madison

Here's a look at what's happening this weekend:


Where/When:
 At 2 p.m. on Saturday at in Madison.
Why Go:
This 90-minute version of Shakespeare’s rarely-produced play, under resident director Brian Crowe, mixes up a sublime blend of Grand Guignol, Vaudeville and Brechtian theatricality in an inventive adaptation.
Pricing:
 Ranges from $32 to $55


Where/When:
 From 5:30 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at in Madison.
Why Go:
To practice the yoga of voice, using sound to balance and soothe your mind and uplift your heart. Finish with 15 to 20 minutes of guided meditation.
Pricing:
 $10 suggested donation.


Where/When:
 From 2 to 3 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at The Learning Lab, 36 Main St. in Madison.
Why Go:
Families with children ages 3 to 6 are welcome to come to the center to hear stories, create crafts and have a snack.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 From 10:30 to 11 a.m. on Friday at the .
Why Go:
To have fun on Friday moving, playing and singing around a giant rainbow colored parachute.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 From 10:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday at in Chatham.
Why Go:
Mothers and their babies can come to this fun, social time and receive expert advice in a safe and supportive environment. 
Pricing:
 Free.


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.


Where/When:
 From 2 to 3 p.m. on Sunday at .
Why Go: Bring in your antiques and have them appraised by Carolyn Remmey of Remmey Antiques.
Pricing:
 One free appraisal.


Where/When:
 From 2 to 3 p.m. on Monday at in Morris Township.
Why Go:
To spend a night enjoying jazz trumpet sensation Bria Skonberg and her all-star group perform.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 From 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at in Morristown.
Why Go:
To enjoy a night of specially priced wines, beers and cocktails while you do some networking, or just kick off your weekend with a relaxing night.
Pricing:
 Bring your wallet.


Where/When:
 All day on Sunday at the in Morris Township.
Why Go:
Because this is the arboretum’s first annual high school photography contest. Come see pictures focused on nature, judged by professional photographers and come to the Artist's Reception on July 10 to meet the young artists and hear them speak about their work.
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:
 Classes range from 10 to 11:20 a.m. Friday through Monday at Ginty Pool and Streeter Pool in Morris Township.
Why Go:
To bring the kids ages 4 and up to this fun and easy swim program.
Pricing:
 $30 per session.


Where/When:
 From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the in Morris Township.
Why Go:
You’re interested in seeing more than 130 artifacts from the museum's costume collection, ranging from the 18th to 20th centuries.
Pricing:
 $10 for adult museum admission, or $7 for senior and child museum admission.


When/Where:
From noon to 7 p.m. on Sunday at the in Basking Ridge.
Why Go:
It's an outdoor summer festival with something for everyone. Live bands, contemporary Jewish art, children's rides, activities and great Kosher food.
Pricing:
$15 per person, or $60 per family.

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