Irish Fiddlers, Frogs in Love and Pet Comedy!
Music and animal fun for the kids this week.
Hear some Irish music, and froggy loves songs with the kids. This week, nearby events include a circus "pet comedy'' act in Morristown and bunnies making a pre-Easter appearance at Frelinghuysen Arboretum.
St. Patrick’s Day Celebration Concert
Where/When: From 7 to 9 p.m. at the Family Service of Morris County Administrative Office in Morristown on Friday, March 18.
Why Go: J.J. Chaisson, a maritime fiddler from Prince Edward Island, Nova Scotia, will be visiting to perform in Morris County.
Pricing: $15 in advance by contacting Margie Waldrum at 973-538-5260, extension 122. $20 at the door. Students and senior citizens $10.
Frogs in Love
Where/When: At Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, which runs through Kinnelon, Montville and Boonton, from 1 to 2 p.m. on Saturday, March 19.
Why Go: Because children 5 or older can learn about frogs and their love songs. Bring binoculars.
Pricing: $1, pre-registration at 973-334-3130
Matilda’s Bunny Brunch
Where/When: At 1:30 p.m. at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Townshipon Saturday, March 19.
Why Go: Because Susan Prisco, a rabbit breeder, will speak about rabbits, there will be tea time, and guests can make a spring themed garden craft. For ages six or older.
Pricing: $30. Pre-registration is required at 973-326-7601.
Where/When: From 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., with night sky observatory hours from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Morris Museum in Morris Township on Saturday, March 19.
Why Go: Because there will be a chance for children 5 or older to design their own planets from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. as a part of Super Science Saturday. There will be activities throughout the day, lectures, telescope training and more.
Pricing: Free with museum admission, which is $7 per child and $10 per adult.
Popovich Comedy Pet Theater
Where/When: At 3 p.m. and 7 p.m. at the Community Theatre in Morristown on Sunday, March 20.
Why Go: Because Popovich Comedy Pet Theater includes dozens of animals. You can see Gregory Popovich, a Russian circus performer and juggler.
Pricing: $25, with tickets available online.
Vernal Equinox Hike
Where/When: From 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area on Sunday, March 20.
Why Go: Because families with children ages 7 or older can hike through the mountain and learn about equinox history and folklore.
Pricing: $5 per person, pre-registration required at 973-334-3130.