What Good is Sitting Alone In Your Room?
Especially when the area has so much going on this weekend.
You don't have to wander too far to hear the music play this weekend. From the latest in the Eco-Film series to fundraising for the Chatham Borough Fire Department, local groups provide several opportunities to raise your awareness and help support the community. Or, if you prefer to be entertained this weekend, we can handle that, too:
When/Where: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, The Library of the Chathams, 214 Main St., Chatham
Why go: Go to learn about your drinking water supply, stay for the group discussion after. Sponsored by the Environmental Commissions of Chatham Borough and Chatham Township.
Fridays on the Green Concerts
When/Where: Friday, noon, at The Presbyterian Church in Morristown
Why Go: You want to spend your lunch break enjoying some fine, free music.
Rotary Homebaked Cookie Sale for Mother's Day
When/Where: 4 p.m. to 8 p.m. Friday, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, noon to 5 pp.m. Sunday, 266 Main St., Chatham
Why go: Support local Rotarians and make your taste buds happy at the same time.
Cost: Free admission
First Annual Broadway Under the Stars
When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday, Chatham High School cafeteria, 255 Lafayette Ave., Chatham
Why go: Treat yourself to the best of Broadway—from "Rent" to "A Chorus Line"—and support the Chatham Music and Theater Boosters in this first annual fundraiser.
When/Where: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, Chatham Playhouse, 23 N. Passaic Ave., Chatham
Why go: Step inside the Kit Kat Klub on the brink of World War II and into this still-relevant musical.
Cost: $25/$23 youths and seniors
Manhattan Comedy Night
When/Where: Friday, 8 p.m. at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown
Why Go: You want some city yuks without the train fare into the city.
Boy Scout Troop 112 Car Wash
When/Where: Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the National Guard Armory
Why Go: Your car can use a spruce, and you want to help support the Scouts.
Make Your First Videogame Workshop
When/Where: Saturday, 10 a.m. at The Red Oaks School, Morristown
Why Go: You have a kid aged 8-12 that loves games and is curious about how to make them.
Reopening of the Willis Wing at the Morristown & Morris Township Library
When/Where: Saturday, 10 a.m. (ribbon cutting at 11 a.m.) at the Morristown & Morris Township Library
Why Go: Because this part of the library is the last to reopen after a May 2010 explosion shut the whole place down.
'Seeds to Sow and Grow'
When/Where: Saturday, 1 p.m. at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, Morris Township
Why Go: You want to help plant the seeds and varieties of plants that farmers from way back planted.
Cost: Regular farm admission
Roller Derby: Jerzey Derby Brigade vs. New Brunswick Hellrazors
When/Where: Saturday, 6:30 p.m. at Inline Morristown
Why Go: You want to see Morris County's own roller derby team show their stuff.
Chatham Borough Volunteer Fire Department Fund Drive
When/Where: noon Sunday, Chatham Borough Fire Department, 1 Firehouse Plaza, Chatham
Why go: Help support the Chatham Borough Fire Department by donating to this annual fund. Money raised helps support Fourth of July Celebration, Fire Prevention programs, Small Fry Fishing Derby and other programs throughout the year.
NJ AIDS Walk
When/Where: Sunday, 1 p.m. (registration opens at 11 a.m.) from the Morristown Green
Why Go: You want to support the cause.