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Bike Rides, Frisbee and More This Weekend

Who says, "there's nothing to do"?

Bike Rides, Frisbee and More This Weekend

For anyone who complains, "there's nothing to do," read through this list of weekend activities. And, then, well, do them!


Where/When: From 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the .
Why Go: Because you are a beginner who wants to start running, regardless of age.
Pricing: Free.


Where/When:
 At 7 p.m. on Thursday at .
Why Go:
 Those intrigued by the reality TV craze that’s swept the nation over the past few years can get a glimpse into the world with reality-TV blogger and author Arthur E. Perkins, Jr.
Pricing:
 Free.


When/Where: 
From 4:30 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. on Thursday at the .
Why Go: 
To find out how the library can help you land a new job. Community partners from local government, civic and non-profit groups will be on hand to guide your forward from the unemployment period.
Pricing: 
Free.


Where/When:
 From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at the .
Why Go:
 Because this art exhibit will feature 40 unique works by eight professional artists.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 At 11 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at  in Morristown.
Why Go: 
To enjoy great live music.
Price: 
No cover.


Where/When:
 At 11 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at  in Morris Township.
Why Go: 
Because this exhibit, inspired by a collection of rare books at the arboretum, will focus on the roll of medical botany during the Civil War.
Price: 
Free.

 
Where/When:
 From 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at .
Why Go: 
Because you can spend a Friday night with some wine and some beautifully serene landscapes made with pastels.
Pricing:
 Free.


When/Where: 
From 7 to 9 p.m. on Friday at  in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: 
To watch classic scenes from "Rear Window," "North by Northwest," "Psycho" and "The Birds," and see why Alfred Hitchcock is the master of suspense. 
Pricing: 
Free. Registration required. 


Where/When:
 From 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at the  in Madison.
Why Go: 
Because the free outdoor concert will feature the band “Big Bad Irish.”
Pricing:
 Free.

Jon Zlock, "The Other JZ," at Hennessey's
Where/When: From 10 p.m. to 1:30 a.m. at , Morristown.
Why Go: Because you dig his acoustic guitar stylings.
Pricing: Free.


Where/When:
 From 8 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at  in Madison.
Why Go: 
Because a night at the theater sounds like a great way to spend your weekend. Plus, this play hasn’t been seen on The Shakespeare Theatre stage since 2003.
Pricing:
 $32 to $55.


Where/When:
 Starting at  in Morristown at 9 a.m. on Saturday, and trekking 20 miles through Harding and Chatham, then back to Morristown.
Why Go:
 Because you’d like a workout to start your Saturday morning, or because the weather is warming up. Rain or snow cancels.
Pricing: Free.

Fribee Freestyle Jam Festival and Camp
Where/When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at , Morristown.
Why Go: Because Morristown resident Jens Velasquez is a five-time Frisbee World Champion. Also, all proceeds will go to the Neighborhood House.
Pricing: $10-$30.


Where/When:
 At 6 p.m. on Saturday at the  in Madison.
Why Go: 
Because you can bring a blanket or chair for a free family-friendly outdoor music concert on the lawn of the museum.
Pricing:
 Free.


Where/When:
 From 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday at 146 Washington Valley Road, Morris Township.
Why Go: 
Who knows what treasures you’ll find?
Pricing:
 Bring your wallet.


Where/When:
 From 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at .
Why Go: 
You can stop by the library and check out this new collection of photographs.
Pricing:
 Free.


When/Where: 
From 2 to 3:30 p.m. on Saturday at the  in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: 
For children ages 7 to 9 to learn about the amazing life of the butterfly. Can you say lepidoptera?
Pricing: 
$9 per person. Registration required.

Inaugural Gran Fondo NJ
Where/When: Starts at 7 a.m. Sunday from
Why Go: You're an avid cyclist. You planned going last month . You want to support participants Grow it Green Morristown, and .
Pricing: See event listing.


Where/When: 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sunday in Parking Lot No. 10, at Spring and Morris streets, Morristown.
Why Go: Nothing beats fresh.
Pricing: Bring your wallet.

 
Where/When:
 From 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at .
Why Go: 
Because kids in grades 6-12 can play "Glee Karaoke Revolution 2" and enjoy snacks.
Pricing:
 Free.

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