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Here's a look at what to do with your long Memorial Day weekend.
Here's a look at things to do over this long Memorial Day weekend:
Hats & Purses Exhibition
Where/When: 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday and 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at the Morris Museum in Morristown.
Why Go: You’re interested in seeing over 100 artifacts from the museum's costume collection, ranging from the 18th to 20th centuries.
Road Ride Sundays
Where/When: 8:30 a.m. on Sunday at the Loantaka Brook Reservation in Morris Township.
Why Go: Because you’re a seasoned biker who is looking for a new challenge in the form of a 30- to 50-mile long, hilly, ride.
On-the-Green Midday Concerts
Where/When: From 12:15 to 12:55 p.m. on Friday at The Presbyterian Church in Morristown.
Why Go: Because a nice afternoon with live music and lunch after sounds like a great way to start your weekend.
Beginner Ballroom Dancing Class
Where/When: From 7 to 7:40 p.m. at the Fred Astaire Dance Studio of Morristown.
Why Go: Because you’ve always wanted to learn how to ballroom dance. Bring a partner or go solo; everyone is welcome.
Pricing: $10 per person.
GRAB & GO KIDS PLANNER
Terrific Turtles Event
Where/When: From 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday at The Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham.
Why Go: Because children ages 6 to 11 can learn about turtles at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center.
Where/When: From 4 to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at the Madison Area YMCA.
Why Go: Sing and dance to Broadway and pop music in this new group for children ages 8 to 12. The events culminate with a performance in June.
Pricing: Check with Madison YMCA website.
Where/When: From 10 to 11 a.m. on Thursday and Saturday at Express Yourself Studios in Maplewood.
Why Go: Because children ages 2 to 4 are invited to play with paint, pinch and pound clay, make collages and explore art.
Pricing: $15 per child.
Super Science Saturdays
Where/When: From noon to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the Morris Museum in Springfield.
Why Go: Kids ages 5 and older are invited to conduct experiments and observe the results. This week, kids get to make their own sidewalk chalk.
Pricing: $3 for non-members, and free for members.