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Your March 4th & 5th Weekend Guide to Central New Jersey's Local Happenings

Cathy Cooper

Cathy comes to the Weiniger Group with a varied background. She began her career in New York City, her hometown, as a Television Commercial Producer/E.

Cathy comes to the Weiniger Group with a varied background. She began her career in New York City, her hometown, as a Television Commercial Producer/E.

Jan 24 6 minutes read

Cheers to the weekend! If you're looking for something fun, entertaining, or educational to do in Central New Jersey, you've come to the right place. Our Weekend Guide is packed with an eclectic variety of things to do, whether you're looking for something to keep the little ones busy or just searching for something fun and different!

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1. Morning Walk at Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary

When: March 4, 2017 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM 

Where: 11 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, NJ, Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctury

Have a nice quiet morning and discover a world of wonder as you walk the trails of the Sanctuary. Take a brisk morning walk that'll enliven your soul as you learn about flowers, trees, birds, amphibians and tiny reptiles that you'll get to know as you take a guided walk through the tranquil, dew-kissed trails. 

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2. Summit Area YMCA Snack Bar Foodraiser

When: Mar 4, 2017, at 9:00 am 

Where: Summit YMCA, 67 Maple St, Summit, NJ 07901

Healthy snacks are up for grabs during the basketball games for every game aficionado this weekend. Proceeds from this drive will go toward providing financial assistance to those who need it. Support the fundraiser this weekend at the games and be part of something bigger.

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3. Adult Zumba! 

When: March 4, 2017, 10:00 am-11:00 a.m

Where: Watchung Arts Center, 18 Stirling Road, Watchung, NJ 07069 

Shake your way to better health and join the Zumba Workshop at the Watchung Arts Centre. No dance experience needed to join this calorie-busting session! A great example of health and fun joined together. 

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4. Hot Pilates & Barre Workshop

When: Mar 4, 2017, at 11:00 am

Where: Summit YMCA, 67 Maple St, Summit, NJ 07901

Start building your core strength and flexibility as you elevate your mind-body practice and get moving! The workshop will incorporate the movement principles of pilates with the barre discipline. It's time to get centered this weekend and get your body moving. 

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6. NJ Audubon: Make Your Own Rain Barrel

When: Mar 4, 2017, at 1:30 pm

Where: Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924

Learn how to harness the use of stormwater and create your own rain barrel. Stormwater, when collected, makes for so many uses like washing your car, watering your plants or to replace or alternate the use of potable water with rain water when possible.

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5. The Connection Dance Team Sneak Peek Performance

When: Mar 4, 2017, at 2:00 pm 

Where: The Connection, 79 Maple Street, Summit, NJ 07901

You are invited to take a peek and be an audience to a special show while being entertained by the performance dances of the 2018 Connection Dance Team. Be awed and amazed by the grace and passion each of the dancer display. Marvel at the talents and see budding dancers shine bright!

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6. Comedy Show presented by Ridge High School Class of 2019

When: Mar 4, 2017, at 7:30 pm

Where: Ridge High School Performing Arts Center, 268 S. Finley Ave, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Give yourself and someone who needs a break and a good LOL this weekend. Let go and enjoy a night of laughter and good fun! The Ridge High School Class of 2019 is breaking out the talent at The Comedy Show this weekend which will guarantee to keep you in stitches!

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7. Upcoming Exhibitions at The Watchung Arts Centre

When: March 5, 2017, at 1:00 - 4:00 pm

Where: Watchung Arts Cente, 18 Stirling Road, Watchung, NJ 07069 

There will be new exhibitions of artworks by lauded local artists at the Heinz W. Otto Gallery and the Lower Gallery. Come and be enthralled by the masterpieces that'll touch your spirit and refresh your soul. 

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9.  "Inspirations from the Natural World": Works by Lisa Madson at Bernardsville Library

When: Mar 5, 2017 at 2:00 pm

Where: Bernardsville Public Library, 1 Anderson Hill Road, Bernardsville, NJ 07924

The Bernardsville Library will showcase Inspirations from the Natural World by Lisa Madison all this March. Madison, influenced by her parent's passion for nature and mapping started off this hobby which grew to be more than just a past-time. Meet and greet with the artist this Sunday and hear her talk about her techniques and inspirations. 

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10. Touch the Music's Tubby the Tuba Family Fun

When: Mar 5, 2017 at 2:00pm 

Where: Bernards Township Library, 32 South Maple Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Studies have shown the positive effects of being able to play a musical instrument at an early age. Give your little one a chance to explore the magical world of creating music and offer up something new to which they may be inclined to doing. Come over with your tots to the Bernards Township Library for a Hands-on Instrument Workshop.

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11. Premier Tap Dance + Live Music Show VIBE at Ridge PAC

When: Mar 5, 2017 at 3:00pm

Where: Ridge Performing Arts Center, 268 S. Finley Avenue, Basking Ridge, NJ 07920

Basking Ridge local, Hillary-Marie Michael joins the Ridge High School Dance Department for an explosive event. VIBE is a full-length show presented by Sole Music Collective, which will feature tap dance professionals with live musical accompaniment. The energy will surely sweep you off your feet!

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