'Beyond Therapy' Closes This Weekend
Everything you need to plan your weekend.
Welcome to the Get Out/Grab & Go column!
For your convenience Patch has combined these two columns and will run them Thursdays , so you can plan your weekends with some of the many activities happening in the Chatham area.
Here are this week's picks:
‘Beyond Therapy’ by the Chatham Community Players
Where/When: On Friday and Saturday, at 8 p.m. at Chatham Playhouse.
Why Go: Because the play is about relationships, psychology, and the unexpected effects that therapy can have on someone who is looking for romance.
Pricing: $20; $18 for people younger than 18 or 65 or older
Gail Chesnut Plaque Dedication
Where/When: On Saturday at 8 p.m, at the Chatham High School A/B Gym.
Why Go: Because Gail Chesnut taught physical education at Chatham High for over 40 years, and the plaque dedication will acknowledge all that she gave to the school.
‘I Hate Hamlet’ Closing Weekend
Where/When: There will be a special school-time performance on Thursday, May 19 at 10 a.m. as well as 8 p.m. performances on Friday and Saturday and a 2 p.m. performance on Sunday. All shows at the Bickford Theatre in Morris Township.
Why Go: Because you’ve been meaning to make it to the play all month, but know this is your last chance. Or because you hate Hamlet too!
Pricing: $40 for general admission, $36 for senior citizens, $33 for museum members, $20 for students.
Sustainable Morristown Green Building Expo
Where/When: From 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the site of the proposed Morristown EcoCenter, on Thursday and Friday, May 19 and 20.
Why Go: Because exhibitors will highlight green building products and services, focusing on healthy living, organic and local food production, and sustainability.
Parsippany Police Athletic League Beefsteak Dinner
Where/When: From 7 to 11 p.m. on Friday, May 20 at the Parsippany Police Athletic League.
Why Go: Because the proceeds will benefit the PAL Redhawks Football program, and there will be all-you-can-eat beefsteak, salad, ice cream, and salad.
Pricing: $35 per person.
What’s Cooking With Chef Cynthia Triolo
Where/When: From 1 to 3 p.m. at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township on Sunday, May 22.
Why Go: Because Triolo will focus on locally grown seasonal foods, recipes will be distributed and, most importantly, there will be a tasting.
Pricing: $20 for members, or $25 for non-members.
GRAB AND GO KIDS PLANNER
Spring Home-School Day at Fosterfields: Communication
Where/When: At Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township on Thursday, May 19 from 1 to 3 p.m.
Why Go: Because students can learn about the history of the farm, specifically how the Fosters and the farm residents communicated.
Running Company Beginner Group Runs
Where/When: 6 to 7 p.m. at the Morristown Running Company on Thursday, May 19.
Why Go: Because you are a beginner who wants to start running, regardless of age.
Where/When: From 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. on Saturday, May 21 at The Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham.
Why Go: Because you like to wander and you like wildflowers, so why not enjoy both at the same time? Plus, the kids are welcome.
Where/When: 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Historic Speedwell Village in Morristown on Saturday, May 21.
Why Go: Because you’re interested in textiles, want to check out a historic fabric presentation, or want to participate in some hands-on history lessons.
Pricing: $4 for adults, $3 for senior citizens, or $2 for children.
Family Story and Craft Time
Where/When: 2 p.m. at the Morris County Library in Whippany on Saturday, May 21.
Why Go: Because children ages three or older can hear some stories and make a craft.
NJ Ballet: Sleeping Beauty
Where/When: At 1:30 p.m. at the Community Theatre in Morristown on Sunday, May 22.
Why Go: Because the tale of Sleeping Beauty will told with narration, the music of Tchaikovsky and ballet.