If you appreciate athletic competition at a high level, this is a big weekend for you in Morris County. The county championships in both wrestling and swimming are taking place, as the season continues to heat up. If sports isn't your cup of tea, we still have plenty of other things you can do this weekend. As always, more information about the events, along with addresses for the venues, can be found by clicking the links.
Wrestling for Titles–Morris County's wrestling scene has always been a very competitive one. This weekend, Mt. Olive High School will be the site of the Morris County Championships. Action starts on Friday at 4 p.m and continues on Saturday at 11 a.m., with finals scheduled for 6:30 p.m.
Best in the Pool–The best swimmers in the county will be looking to take home titles at the Morris County Swimming Championships at Morristown High School on Saturday. It will begin at 9:30 a.m. and events will run alternating between boys and girls. The event is scheduled to end around 3:30 p.m.
Cats Comes to Town–The Tony Award-winning musical comes to Morristown this weekend. You can head to the Community Theater on Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. to check out the show. Those interested in purchasing tickets should call 973-539-8088 or head here.
Chinese New Year Celebration: The Parsippany-Troy Hills Library main branch will host games, crafts and performances to mark Chinese New Year Saturday from 1:30 to 3 p.m. The event will include face painting, origami, paper cutting, Chinese calligraphy and games.
Art Reception–A reception on Friday from 6 to 9 p.m. will open an exhibit called Memories of Russell at the Arts Council of the Morris Area in Morristown. The events listing says it is honoring Russell Aldo Murray, one of the founders of Art in the Atrium. This is the 19th annual show and sale of works by more than 30 local and nationally known African-American artists. The gallery is free and open for viewing weekly Monday-Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. until March 11. For more information, head to the council's website.