5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison, NJ: 1/6 - 1/ 12


Liberty Science Center - Let's Get Curious with Curious George!

Ends January 8th

Letting curiosity and inquiry be their guides, children explore familiar buildings and locales from the “Curious George” books and television series on PBS Kids in Curious George: Let’s Get Curious! The exhibit presents key concepts in science, math, and engineering, which are woven throughout the exhibit. Activities invite children to learn like Curious George does—through direct experience and problem solving!

You can also meet Curious George in person at the Science Center. George will visit December 31 and January 1. He will be there from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm; visit the Welcome Desk for specific location and times. Come take photos with him and give a big, friendly hug. Curious George can’t wait to meet your family!

Prices vary; free with membership


Trail Treasure Hunt @ the Great Swamp

Sunday, January 8th

Great Swamp Education Center, Chatham

Enjoy a seasonal nature scavenger hunt where families work together to follow clues and find the answers to nature riddles along the trails. Time: 1 p.m. - 2 p.m. Cost: $2 per person age 3 and up. Preregistration is required. To register, 973.635.6629


New Jersey Youth Chorus

Mayo Performing Arts Center, Sunday, January 8th @ 3 pm

New Jersey Youth Chorus celebrates their 25th Anniversary season with an afternoon of song. Featuring performances by over 200 of New Jersey's most talented youth singers. Captain Scott Kelly: The Sky is Not the Limit...Lessons from a Year in Space

Tickets range from $10 - $30


Lego Exhibit, Model Trains & More @ The Morris Museum

Enjoy these family friendly exhibits and so much more through the end of February!


Captain Scott Kelly

The Sky is Not the Limit: Lessons from a Year in Space

Thursday, January 12 @ 7:30 pm

Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown

During his record-breaking year in space, U.S. Astronaut Captain Scott Kelly captivated the world while laying the groundwork for the future of space travel and exploration. An American hero, Captain Kelly takes you on an extraordinary out-of-this-world adventure as he reflects on his experiences and delivers unparalleled life lessons, fascinating stories and candid commentary on his epic 143-million mile journey sure to bring audiences to the edge of their seats. Gold seating includes meet and greet.

Tickets from $39 - $130