5 Favorite Things In & Around Madison the Week of August 19-25


There are so many fun things going on as we head into the dog days of summer before the kids head back to school.

For Family:

1. The Morristown Jazz & Blues Festival

Saturday, August 20 12 pm - 10 pm FREE for the Whole Family Morristown Green Website

2. Sleepover at The Turtleback Zoo

Saturday, August 20 Get to see the animals at night! 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange Website

3. Pokemon Go @ Turtleback Zoo

Every Wednesday and Thursday night in August 5:30 pm - 8 pm 560 Northfield Avenue, West Orange Website

4. Short Stories Community Book Hub

August 20, 10 am - Summer Storytime - “We’re Going on a Trip!” August 21, 7 pm - Young Adult Book Club - Discussing Colleen Hoover’s November 9 23 Main Street, Madison Website

5. Prizmatica

August 24, 11 am & 1:30 pm Laser Light Show The Bickford Theater @ The Morris Museum $10 per person 6 Normandy Heights Road, Morristown Website

And for the grown-ups:

1. Healthy Italia

Friday, August 19, 7:00-9:00 pm Hands-on Class – Pizza Night with Beer Tasting Wednesday, August 24, 6:30-8:30 pm Ladies Night Out – Hands-on Class – Risotto Thursday, August 25, 7:00-9:00 pm Chef’s Table with Wine and Beer Pairings – Daddy Matty’s BBQ (which I can personally vouch for the awesomeness that is Daddy Matty’s BBQ!) Website

2. Stress Reduction Group

Chambers Center for Well Being $15 per class 435 South Street, Morristown, NJ Website

3. LSC After Dark

Dancing with Drones Cocktails, food, music, dancing, drone races and a Prince laser light show!! $15 per person Liberty Science Center 222 Jersey City Boulevard, Jersey City Website