5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison, NJ: July 20 - 26

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Water Lantern Festival

Liberty State Park

Friday, July 20th, 4 pm

Enjoy a picturesque evening at Liberty State Park when the Hudson River becomes illuminated by beautiful lanterns. The festivities begin with food trucks and music, followed by the designing of lanterns at 6:30pm.

The lanterns then launch from 6:30 to 7:30pm. Tickets include a water lantern, a keychain LEG flashlight, a marker and a wristband.

*Please note that July 21 is sold out.

http://www.waterlanternfestival.com/new-york.php 

 

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2018 Morris County 4-H Fair

Chubb Park, Chester, NJ

Thursday, July 19 - Sunday, July 22 - Various times

Come to the 2018 Morris County 4-H Fair, featuring animal shows, live music, performances and demonstrations, amusement rides, pony rides, hay rides, petting zoos, art exhibits, science projects, a watermelon eating contest, a cake decorating contest, a dress-a-pet contest, and fireworks.

Enjoy four days worth of exciting events, delicious food, family bonding, and supporting your local community.

The fair dates and times are:

July 19: 4-10pm
July 20: 10am-10pm
July 21: 10am-10pm
July 22: 10am-4pm

http://morris.njaes.rutgers.edu/4h/Fair.html

 

Zoo-vies @ Turtleback Zoo

Wednesday, July 25th, movie begins at 8 pm

Turtleback Zoo presents free screenings from the top deck of the zoo's parking garage. Enjoy sunset, a great view, and a fun film all in one evening. Bring your own lawn chair and snacks or buy munchies from a concession. Films begin at dusk and are weather-dependent.

The garage is outside zoo grounds and film-goers do not need to pay zoo admission.

www.turtlebackzoo.com

 

Free Summer Movies @ MPAC

Mayo Performing Arts Center

Thursday, July 26, 10:30 am & 7:30 pm

Enjoy movies on the big screen at Mayo Performing Arts Center Mainstage this summer. Tickets are free and can be reserved online. This week's showing is The Greatest Showman!

www.mpac.com

 

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Teen Henna Workshop

Madison Public Library

Wednesday, July 25th, 4:30 - 5:30 pm

Mehendi is a popular folk art tradition closely connected with the celebration of life events. Find out more about the henna plant and its many uses as a dye, fragrence, medicine, and more! Learn how to draw traditional Indian motifs, henna application techniques, and create your own designs. 

http://engagedpatrons.org/EventsExtended.cfm?SiteID=1689&EventID=342822&PK=