Annual Parade Kicks Off St. Paddy's Day Festivities

Morris County tradition set for Saturday in Morristown.

Start celebrating St. Patrick's Day early with a presentation of "Celtic Fire" and the annual Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade in Morristown.

Here's a look at what else is happening: 

Monday—Walter Choroszewski will lecture and present his photography, telling the story of New Jersey's history at the Parsippany-Troy Hills Library from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Registration is encouraged by calling Corinne Markey at 973-887-5150, ext. 215.

Tuesday—The Parsippany Township Council will meet at the at 7:30 p.m.

Wednesday—The hosts The Issue of Age & Job Searching from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Linda Trignano, of Trignano Coaching & Consulting, LLC, will discuss how to counter the perception that older workers don't measure up to their younger counterparts.

Thursday—The Parsippany Board of Education will meet at the at 7 p.m. The County College of Morris in Randolph will also hold an open house for adults in the Davidson Room of the Student Community Center from 5 to 7 p.m.

Friday—Get an early taste of St. Patrick's Day with "Celtic Fire" at the Mayo Performing Arts Center in Morristown at 8 p.m. The show will feature Irish step dancing and traditional folk music and songs under the artistic direction of Riverdance's Michael Londra. Tickets range from $32 to $52.

Saturday—The Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade in Morristown starts at the corner of South and James streets at noon. The parade will continue down South Street to Atno Avenue.

Sunday—The  will host An American Gardener at Great Dixter at 10 a.m. Sid Jones, a retired chemist with more than 40 years of gardening experience, will discuss the beauty of the Great Dixter garden in East Sussex in the United Kingdom and it's affect on his gardening here in New Jersey.


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