5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison, NJ - May 19-25


There may be other things going on, but our highlight this week is on Madison's Mega Musicpalooza!! Check it out!

Madison Mega Musicpalooza!

Saturday, May 20, 11 am - 3:30 pm

Madison High School

Come and enjoy all the music groups of the Madison School District showcase their talents at this all day music festival. From elementary to high school. From chorus to jazz band--they'll all be there! With an amazing performance combining all of performing groups! There will also refreshments and art activities so bring a few dollars for the kiddos to treat themselves.


New Jersey Ballet: Beauty & the Beast/ Peter & the Wolf

Sunday, May 21, 1:30 pm & 4:30 pm

Mayo Performing Arts Center

Two one-act ballets based on classic stories. Goodness and love turn an ugly beast into a handsome prince in Beauty and the Beast, set to the  music of Ravel. A plucky boy saves his animal friends from a wicked wolf in the Russian folk tale Peter and the Wolf, featuring the witty Prokofiev score. Ages 4 and up

Tickets $15 - $25


Central Avenue School Bike Swap & Rummage Sale

Sunday, May 21, 9 am - 1 pm

This seven year tradition continues this weekend.

DONATION TIMES: 1. Friday between 1:00 and 2:30PM at the gym door 2. Saturday before 5:00PM at the PTO shed in the parking lot-the shed will be closed but you can drop off donations just outside of it at your leisure-Items will be stored in the shed overnight before the sale. This is only an option if its a nice day outside. Please do not leave outside if its raining! 3. Sun. morning before the sale on the front lawn of CAS between 7:00 and 9:00AM

100% of proceeds go to benefit Peaceworks.

Open Cockpit Weekend at The Aviation Hall of Fame of New Jersey

Sunday, May 21 , 10 am - 4 pm

The display includes a very rare Lockheed Bushmaster, a Convair 880 circa 1958, a M*A*S*H Bell helicopter, a Coast Guard Helicopter, an OV-1 Mohawk observation plane, a Walter Aircraft Rescue & Fire Fighting Truck and a Cobra Gunship Helicopter. Additionally, the world's only surviving Martin 202 airliner is on display but only the cabin is open. This aircraft was operated by TWA beginning in 1950.

Adults $10, Children & Senior $8


Teens Baking Class @ Kings - Short Hills

Monday, May 22 from 6-8 pm

Attention all you teen bakers out there! Kings in Short Hills is hosting a Teen baking class where kids will make apple cake, bananas foster monkey bread, triple chocolate biscotti, pull apart prosciutto bread, and gluten free brownies.