5 Favorite Things: March 8th - March 14th

It may be freezing out, but there is plenty to do indoors to keep you nice and warm!

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Fresh Perspectives Debut

Morris Museum

Saturday, March 9th - 11 am

Now in its 30th year, the Morris Museum is proud to display the superb work of photography, painting, drawing, sculpture, and video by New Jersey's most talented young artists.

The exhibit runs through June 9.

Visit their website for more info.

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Morris County St. Patrick’s Day Parade

Saturday, March 9th - 12 pm

The parade starts at noon at the Morristown Municipal Building. It proceeds up South Street around the Morristown Green and Ends at Atno Avenue. Father Patrick "Paddy" O'Donovan serves as the Grand Marshal.

There will be about 20 bands with about 70,000 in attendance either in the parade or as spectators.

Pre-parade festivities begin at the Reviewing stand on Park Place at 10:30am with The National Anthem, Irish Step Dancing, Chalking of the Shamrocks by the Special Olympics and more.

Visit the parade website for details.

Maple Sugaring at The Library

Madison Public Library

Saturday, March 9th - 2pm

How is sweet maple syrup made from tree sap? See the process from start to finish!

Visit the library website for more info.

New Jersey Ballet’s All American Program

Mayo Performing Arts Center

Saturday, March 9th - 8 pm

New Jersey Ballet presents an evening of works by American choreographers to music by American composers. The evening features the American Masterwork Rodeo, by Agnes de Mille, about a tough little cowgirl who tries to attract the attention of a man, forever changed the face of ballet in America. Also, on the program will be Margo Sappington’s haunting pas de deux Waterfront. Rounding out the program are two works created for NJB, Matthew Rushing’s tribute to Count Basie, Hand in Hand and James Kinney’s Civil War homage American Salute.

Tickets: $29-$59

Visit the website for tickets and info.

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Kodo

Mayo Performing Arts Center

Thursday, March 13th - 7:30 pm

Exploring the limitless possibilities of the traditional Japanese taiko drum, Kodo, which forges new directions for a vibrant living art form that transcends the barriers of language, cultures and customs with a powerful and profound musical performance that speaks to the heart of Japanese tradition.

Ages 4+

Tickets: $49-$79

Visit the theater website for more info & tickets.