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Sykes Takes on Morris County This Weekend

Comedian's show leads our list of things to check out.

The comedy of Wanda Sykes makes its way to Morris County this week, and we've got the lowdown on where to go if you're a fan. There is also a play in its second weekend, and something to keep you physically fit on our list.

Also, make sure to check out our Grab & Go Kids Planner section for great ideas for the whole family.


Where/When: At the  in Morristown at 8 p.m. on Saturday.
Why Go: Because Sykes will be performing her unique style of stand-up comedy, which has made her one of the most recognized comics of the past few decades.
Pricing: Tickets range from $57 to $97.


Where/When: At 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday at the Parsippany Playhouse in the Parsippany Community Center.
Why Go: Because, according to Alicia Ciccone’s , “the play is a perfect mix of emotional and comedic qualities that keeps the audience on its toes.”
Pricing: $18 for general admission, $15 for seniors.


Where/When: Starts at , makes its way through Harding and Chatham, then back to Morristown, beginning at 8 a.m. on Saturdays.
Why Go: The pace will be moderate for this 20-mile ride. So if you’re looking to get back into tip-top shape for the summer, this weekly bike road might be a good way to start.
Pricing: Free.


Where/When: From 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday at  in Parsippany.
Why Go: Because you’re a business owner who wants to learn how to speak with public officials. An associate professor of marketing and management at Monmouth University will lead the workshop.
Pricing: To register, call 908-269-8475, ext. 3.


Where/When: From 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the  on Saturday.
Why Go: Because, according to New Jersey Blood Services, the need for blood is constant and one in seven people entering a hospital will need blood. So, if you’ve got some to spare, why hold out?
Pricing: Free.

GRAB & GO KIDS PLANNER


Where/When: At  at 10 a.m. on Saturday. 
Why Go: Because there will be a 5K run, a fitness walk, and a race for kids too. But more importantly: proceeds will benefit The Valerie Fund, which helps children with cancer and blood disorders.
Pricing: $27.


Where/When: From noon to 2 p.m. at the  in Morris Township on Saturday.
Why Go: Because children ages 5 or older can grow a plant that never needs to be watered. How cool is that?
Pricing: $3 per child plus museum admission.


Where/When: At  in Kinnelon on Sunday beginning at 10 a.m.
Why Go: Because families with children three or older can enjoy this hike and egg hunt on Easter.
Pricing: $2.


Where/When: At  in Morris Township on Saturday from 1 to 2 p.m.
Why Go: Because the staff of Fosterfields Living Historical Farm will show how they keep a bee hive healthy during “The Buzz” at the hive.
Pricing: $6 for adults; $5 for seniors 65 or older; $4 for children 4 to 16; $2 for children 2 and 3. children younger than 2 are admitted for free.


Where/When: From 1 to 3:30 p.m. at  in Morris Township on Saturday.
Why Go: Because families (parents/guardians must be present) can make sheep toy crafts or play historic games.
Pricing: $6 for adults; $5 for seniors 65 or older; $4 for children 4 to 16; $2 for children 2 and 3. children younger than 2 are admitted for free.

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