Where/When: From 6 to 7 p.m. on Thursday at the .
Why Go: Because you are a beginner who wants to start running, regardless of age.
Where/When: From 10:30 a.m. to noon on Thursday at in Chatham.
Why Go: Mothers and their babies can come to this fun, social time and receive expert advice in a safe and supportive environment.
When/Where: From 9:30 a.m. to 8:30 p.m on Thursday and from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Friday at the
Why Go: To pick up some great titles while benefitting the library.
Pricing: Pricing varies.
Where/When: From 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Thursday and Friday at the .
Why Go: Because this art exhibit will feature 40 unique works by eight professional artists.
Where/When: At 11 p.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at in Morristown.
Why Go: To enjoy great live music.
Price: No cover.
Where/When: At 11 a.m. on Thursday, Friday and Saturday at in Morris Township.
Why Go: Because this exhibit, inspired by a collection of rare books at the arboretum, will focus on the roll of medical botany during the Civil War.
Where/When: From 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday at .
Why Go: Because you can spend a Friday night with some wine and some beautifully serene landscapes made with pastels.
Where/When: From 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. on Friday .
Why Go: To bring the whole family by and belt out some tunes with Kip.
When/Where: At 7 p.m. on Friday at Lee Field at in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Because it's a special night of honoring children with special needs as the Red Devils Boys Varsity Football team competes against Phillipsburg High School on home turf.
Pricing: Free admission to special needs football fans. Pre-registered children will receive shirts. All ages can attend with their families on the game day without registration.
Where/When: At 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at Brundage Park Playhouse, 2 Bungalow Lane in Randolph.
Why Go: Because this adaptation combines Shakespeare’s Henry VI Part I with the first three acts of Part 2—it packs a whole lot of the Bard into one show.
Where/When: From 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the in Morris Township.
Why Go: Because this exhibit will feature some of the coolest bikes from the past 100 years.
Pricing: $10 for adults, or $7 for children, students and seniors.
Where/When: From 8 to 10:30 p.m. on Friday, Saturday and Sunday, at in Madison.
Why Go: Because a night at the theater sounds like a great way to spend your weekend. Plus, this play hasn’t been seen on The Shakespeare Theatre stage since 2003.
Pricing: $32 to $55.
Where/When: From 1 to 4 p.m. on Saturday at in Morris Plains.
Why Go: Because you can find the newest member of your family.
Pricing: Adoption prices vary.
Where/When: Starting at in Morristown at 9 a.m. on Saturday, and trekking 20 miles through Harding and Chatham, then back to Morristown.
Why Go: Because you’d like a workout to start your Saturday morning, or because the weather is warming up. Rain or snow cancels.
Where/When: At 6 p.m. on Saturday at the in Madison.
Why Go: Because you can bring a blanket or chair for a free family-friendly outdoor music concert on the lawn of the museum.
Where/When: From 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday at .
Why Go: You can stop by the library and check out this new collection of photographs.
When/Where: From 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at the in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: To come and relax while learning new techniques such as duplicate stitching, crochet, seaming, fair isle and more. So bring your own needles, hooks, yarn, and passion and enjoy a great afternoon of amazing door prizes and refreshments with the company of other crafters.
When/Where: At 2 p.m. on Saturday at Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: For families and all ages to bid farewell to the butterfly for the season. Learn where they go for the cold weather and all about their lifecycles.
Pricing: Free. Registration required.
When/Where: From 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday at Central Moving Systems in Bridgewater.
Why Go: To learn to save green by going green. Talk to a Alteris Renewables solar expert and learn more about solar power during this national solar tour.
Pricing: Free admission.
When/Where: At 9 a.m. on Saturday at in Bridgewater.
Why Go: Because kids ages 5 to 12 can build their own fire rescue helicopters and earn a sense of accomplishment.
Pricing: Free. Registration required.
Where/When: From 2:15 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at .
Why Go: Take some time out on Sunday to view “Spectral Selves,” an art show featuring paintings, prints, and drawings worked in oil, acrylic and Conté.
When/Where: From 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. on Sunday at the Environmental Education Center at Lord Stirling Park in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: To step back in time to the Colonial period. Costumed period re-enactors will ply their trades, a town crier will deliver the daily news, and military detachments will camp and conduct maneuvers. Enjoy fresh apple cider, kids activities and a hay ride, or have your picture taken in Colonial costume while restrained to the Somerset Gaoler's wooden stock.
Pricing: $4 donation suggested.
When/Where: From 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday at in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: To sort out fact and fiction of amazing historical photographs and prints of The Vealtown Tavern and the Blairsden Estate. Pick up a copy of a "Ghosts of Central Jersey" signed by the author or just dare to be intrigued.
Pricing: Free admission. Signed book prices vary.
When/Where: From 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. on Sunday at in Bridgewater.
Why Go: To learn how to create the wedding of your dreams. Consult with wedding experts, choose your dream registry and enjoy complimentary food and drinks.
When/Where: From 11 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. on Sunday at Washington Valley Park in Bridgewater.
Why Go: To join the New Jersey Young Professionals in a hike to witness the migration of wildlife while socializing and meeting new friends.
Pricing: Members $5 to $20, Non-members $20. Registration required.