5 Favorite Things In & Around Madison: August 4 - 10

So much fun this week! From local performances to hikes to campouts, grab the kids and have some fun!


Spotlight Kids Company presents Bye Bye Birdie

Thursday, August 4 @ 7 pm, Friday, August 5 @ 3 & 7 pm

Madison Community House

Join the cast of Spotlight Kids and rock to the songs of the classic 60's musical. This Young Performers Edition is perfect for the kiddos. With such memorable songs as "Put on a Happy Face" and "Bye Bye Birdie", your whole family will enjoy this blast from the past.

Email skctix@gmail.com to make reservations.

The Enchanted Thornbush


Presented by The Madison Recreation Department, in partnership with Writers Theatre of New Jersey

Thursday, August 3 & Friday, August 4 @ 7:30 pm, Saturday, August 5 @ 2 pm

“The Enchanted Thornbush,” is a brand new, original musical devised by students aged eight through thirteen that are part of Writers Theatre’s Madison Summer Youth Theatre program.

Performances are at Drew University’s Dorothy Young Center for the Arts in the Directing Lab Theater

For reservations & information visit www.wtnj.org or by calling 973-514-1787, extension 31.

$10, $5 for students and senior citizens (Madison senior citizens are free with a reservation through the Madison Senior Center at (973) 593-3095)

Campout on the Beach

Friday,  August 4 @ 7 pm

Sunrise Lake Beach Club in Lewis Morris County Park, 270 Mendham Road, Morris Township.

Start your evening with swimming, boating, and fun. Then, enjoy a campfire under the stars, storytelling, and s’mores at this overnight event. Breakfast, provided by Whole Foods Market, is served beachside.

Rain date August 5.

$45 per family


Geology of the Northern Highlands Hike

Sunday, August 6, 10 am - 12 noon

Pyramid Mountain, 472 Boonton Ave, Boonton

Ages 7 & Up.

Hike through history as we relive the formation of the Northern Highlands, and discover the local geology of Pyramid Mountain.

$1 per person.

To register, call 973-334-3130


Finding Dory @ Mayo

Wednesday, August 9 @ 10:30 am

Come enjoy this free showing of the beloved sequel to Finding Nemo.