5 Favorite Things In and Around Madison, NJ: May 3 - May 9

Spring is FINALLY here so let's get out, spruce up our town, maybe even our own gardens, and smell the sweet smells of the season in the air!  


May Day

Saturday, May 5th, starting at 8:30 am - 11 am

May Day in Madison! May Day celebrates its 20th anniversary this year with our annual town clean up! Stop by numerous locations across town, roll up your sleeves and get dirty making our town beautiful!


Healthy Italia Cooking with Kids

Saturday, May 5th

If you know a kid who loves to cook, join him/her in the kitchen to create an authentic Italian meal together while making memories. Cost includes one adult and one child age 5-16. Additional participants can be paid for separately.

Meal includes baked veggies, pizza, and strawberry gelato!




Henry & Mudge

Saturday, May 5th @ 10 am

Papermill Playhouse

Sometimes it’s tough being a kid, but life is a lot easier-and a lot more fun-when you’ve got a great big canine buddy to share your adventures! Follow the exploits of Henry and Mudge in this musical based Cynthia Rylant’s best-selling books.

Ages 4+

Tickets $12



Madison Education Foundation 5K

Sunday, May 6th, 10 am - 12 pm

Madison High School

Spring is in the air! It's time to dust off your running shoes and register for our 15th Annual Madison 5K! The race will take place on Sunday May 6, 2018 at Madison High School and will include a 5K run/walk (for all ages) at 10:00 a.m. followed by a Kids Fun Run (for kids 10 and under only) at 11:00 a.m.


23rd Annual Plant Sale by Friends of The Freylinghuysen Arboretum

Saturday, May 5th & Sunday, May 6th, 9 am - 5 pm

Freylinghuysen Arboretum

The wait is over for The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s highly anticipated plant sale. Expert advisors assist you in curating your garden and building your collection with trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, vines, herbs, or heirloom tomatoes. Cash, checks, or credit cards accepted.