Get your green on at the St. Patrick's Day parade this weekend. And if you're in the mood for some swashbuckling, it's Pirate Adventure Day at the Museum of Early Trade's and Crafts. Check out our guide for more stuff to do with the kids.
Where/When: Starts at noon on the corner of South Street and James Street in Morristown on Saturday, March 12.
Why Go: Because there will be 20 bands and approximately 50,000 people in the parade or spectating and because the parade is family oriented. Also, you'll be able to meet Patchers who'll have giveaways, and who can help you get your photo on Patch in just minutes.
at Pyramid Mountain
Where/When: From 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the , which runs through Kinnelon, Boonton and Montville, on Saturday, March 12.
Why Go: Children ages 2 through 6, with an adult, can explore Pyramid Mountain and learn about natural life there, including what types of plants grow and what kind of animals live on the mountain.
Pricing: $2 per person, with pre-registration required at 973-334-3130
Where/When: At at 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 8.
Why Go: Because it's a classic for all ages! So, not only will the kids be entertained, you will, too. We call that a "two-fer."
Where/When: At 2 p.m. at the in Madison on Saturday, March 12.
Why Go: Because children can get their faces painted, makea parrot companions or pirate hats, search for treasure in the museum,and enjoy a snack and a story.
Pricing: $5 for participants; regular admission for others
Story and Craft at County Library
Where/When: At the Morris County Library in Whippany from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday, March 12.
Why Go: Because children ages 3 and older and their parents can have fun with a story and a related craft in the children’s room of the library.