Shakespeare, Softball and Battle of the Robots
Family-friendly activities in and around Chatham this weekend.
Every week, Chatham Patch brings you the break-down of some family-friendly activities happening in and around town over the weekend.
This weekend has something for everyone, from performances of Shakespeare and Moliere plays to a 20-mile bicycle ride.
Scurry Up Robotics Scrimmage
Where/When: From 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday at Lafayette Elementary School in Chatham.
Why Go: For a day of information, training, mayhem and fun by Chatham High’s robotics teams.
Members' Summer Show
Where/When: From 6 to 8 p.m. on Thursday at the Chatham Township Municipal Building.
Why Go: Because you’re interested in seeing a sale of oil, acrylic, watercolor, print, photography, collage, mosaic and sculptor works by members of the Art League of the Chathams.
Chatham PBA vs. Fire Department Annual Softball Game
Where/When: At noon on Sunday at Shepard Kollock Park in Chatham.
Why Go: To see the Chatham Borough Policemen’s Benevolent Association play its annual softball game against the Chatham Borough Fire Department.
A Midsummer Night’s Dream
Where/When: At 8:15 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the College of St. Elizabeth.
Why Go: Because you want to enjoy an outdoor performance of one of Shakespeare’s most popular comedies.
Pricing: $33 for adults, or $17 for children.
Where/When: At 8 p.m. on Saturday at The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey in Madison.
Why Go: Because enjoying Molière’s enduring comedic masterpiece sounds like a great addition to your weekend.
Pricing: Ranging from $32 to $55.
Saturday Morning Bike Ride
Where/When: At 8 a.m. on Saturday at Marty's Reliable Cycle of Morristown.
Why Go: To start off your Saturday with a pleasant 20-mile ride through Morristown, Harding and Chatham.
Dine Out for CASA
Where/When: From 5 to 8 p.m. on Sunday at Shanghai Jazz Restaurant, 24 Main St. in Madison.
Why Go: To hear the Chihiro Yamanaka Group perform, and to enjoy a delicious Asian gourmet diner while supporting advocacy for abused and neglected children.
Pricing: No cover.
Animals Around the World
Where/When: At 11 a.m. on Saturday at the Madison Public Library.
Why Go: So the kids can learn all about animals—and so can you.
Pricing: Free for members of the Summer Reading Program.