5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison, NJ: June 2 - June 8

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Spring has sprung, just in time for summer!! HA HA! Enjoy some fun with the family this weekend, either at a school fun fest, or at a museum or maker space!

Kings Road Carnival & Torey J. Jamboree

Friday, June 2,

TJS Jamboree from 3:30 - 7:30 pm

KRS Spring Carnival from 4:30 - 7:30 pm

Enjoy the beautiful weather while supporting the KRS and TJS PTO's. There will be rides, games, food and so much more.

Kings Road PTO Page

Torey J PTO Page

Mayo Community Theater presents: West Side Story

Friday @ 7:30 pm, Saturday at 2 & 7:30 pm, Sunday @ 2 pm

Join the Jets and the Sharks for the Mayo Community Theater's Spring Production featuring local youth talent, ages 14 - 22.

Tickets $20 - $25

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Glassblowing School Open House

Saturday, June 3 & Sunday, June 4, 10 am - 4 pm

89 Whippany Road, Morristown

The Morris County School of Glassblowing celebrates its grand opening with this family fun weekend of live glassblowing, demonstrations, discounts and prizes. Visitors can learn about the school's programs, tour the studio and shop the gallery.

Registration is requested to attend this event. Contact michelle@mcsog.com.

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Family Farm Day @ The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts

Please join us at the museum as we welcome the New Jersey Farm Bureau for Family Farm Day, an afternoon of drop-in farm fun for the whole family. Meet farmers from the NJ Farm Bureau Women’s Committee, participate in a craft, sample farm fresh popcorn, meet adorable baby goats, pet a friendly chicken, learn about the museum’s year round vertical farming project, the Tower Garden, and purchase handmade soaps and lotions by Secret Garden Soaps of Madison. Family friendly tours of our current exhibit, The Garden State: Living off the Land in Early New Jersey will be held throughout the day.

Included with paid admission to the museum; $5.00 for adults, $3.00 for seniors, students & children.

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Maker Depot Fest

Sunday, June 4, 11 am - 5 pm

A little off the beaten path for us Madisonians, but it sounds like it may be worth the trip if you have a young engineer in your life.

This one-day event features makers, crafts people and vendors from the New York metro area. Activities include:

  • Live demonstrations throughout the day
  • Blacksmith demonstrations by The Hebrew Hammer, Daniel Lapidow
  • Draw in virtual reality
  • Learn how to solder
  • Cardboard challenge,
  • A "Maker Scavenger Hunt"
  • Food & Music

The Maker Depot, 60 Commerce Way, Totowa, NJ

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