Corpus Christi's Carnival opens Thursday, and the Shakespeare Theatre has a new play.
- THE NEIGHBORHOOD FILES
Thursday, June 9, 2011
Every week on Chatham Patch, we bring you some local events near you that are perfect for the entire family. With Fishawack only two days away, Chathamites have the option of walking though the large festival in the borough's downtown, or enjoying the rides at the Corpus Christi Carnival. Here are some events happening in and around Chatham this weekend: Chatham Fishawack Festival Where/When: Beginning at 10 a.m. in Chatham Borough at the intersection of Main Street and Fairmount Avenue. Why Go: The borough's main downtown festival offers food, entertainment and vendors, plus a kid's play area in Memorial Park. Pricing: Free. Chatham Fishawack Lacrosse Invitational Festival Where/When: From 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday at 314 Shunpike Rd. in…
Chatham Community Players presents a family-friendly adaptation of a classic tale
Theaters like to promote their children’s shows as being enjoyable for all ages—and in the case of Chatham Community Players’ staging of “Alice of Wonderland,” the multi-generational goodwill extends to the cast. Actors ranging in ages from 10 to 70-plus will be taking stage in the show, running June 10 through 19. Alice, of course, is played by a child, 10-year-old Anya Gunewardena, but more interesting casting choices came with having 10-year-old Jacqueline Pothier playing the Queen of Hearts and septuagenarian N. Kent Loudon playing the King of Hearts. “I went into the auditions saying anyone from 10 and up can audition, all roles are open to any age, so whoever comes in, I’ll know when I see them that that’s the right person for it,” …