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

Who needs the Superbowl when there's all of these other Super-fun family activities in our area?!?

Curious George

Papermill Playhouse

Saturday, February 3 at 10 am

Join the inquisitive, lovable little monkey Curious George, star of books, movies and the award winning PBS television show in this delightful new musical.

For more info and tickets, go to Papermill.org.

Cooking Classes at Healthy Italia

Saturday February 3, 11 am - 1 pm for kids ages 5-16 AND AN ADULT

Monday, February 5, 3:45 - 5:15 pm for ages 10 and up

There are 2, count 'em TWO classes for kids this week at Healthy Italia.

First up on February 3 there is a kids class focused on preparing the perfect chicken cutlet, along with antipasti and dessert.

Then, on February 5, check out the Italian Sweets class. Maybe the kids can whip up something for Valentine's Day for the whole family!

$65 for each class.



Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Frelinhuysen Arboretum

Saturday, February 4 & Sunday, February 5 at 9 am

Grab a camera (or phone) and head over to the Haggerty Education Center for a seasonal Photo Scavenger Hunt. Families who take a picture of every item on the list receive a prize. Themes and prizes change monthly.

$10 per family


A Winter's Day on the Farm

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm

Sunday, February 4 at 12 pm

Fosterfields Living Historical Farm welcomes families to experience traditional farm life as it was in the early 20th century. Enjoy an open-air, tractor-pulled wagon ride, meet friendly farm animals, learn about ice harvesting, and help with daily farm chores.

Warm up in the cozy Farmhouse where seasonal foods are cooking on the wood-burning cook stove.

$4 and up

For all ages


Dr. Seuss' The Cat in the Hat

Monday, February 5 at 4 pm

Mayo Performing Arts Center

From the moment his tall, red-and-white-striped hat appears around the door, Sally and her brother know that The Cat in the Hat is the funniest, most mischievous cat they have ever met. With the trickiest of tricks and the craziest of ideas, he is certainly fun to play with. And he turns a rainy afternoon into an amazing adventure. But what will Mum find when she comes home...?

Tickets $12 - $15