THERE'S SO MUCH TO SEE AND DO!
We've created this page to share ongoing and date specific events, venues that always have something going on, and sources of even more things to do, all for your enjoyment!
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Basking Ridge - Playa Bowls - A slice of summer anytime using acai, papaya, coconut bowls and smoothies.
Basking Ridge - Play Learn Connect - Messy Play class designed for ages 1-4 and parents that include process art, story time, and a lot of messy play. Basking Ridge mom and teacher brings themed classes for your family.
Basking Ridge - BarristeR Coffee House - delicious local roasted coffee and pastries with advocacy for special needs. Stop in and enjoy a freshly made cup!
Summit - Nakorn Thai Restaurant - Vibrant Thai flavors from Bangkok bring authentic flavors to our area.
Bridgewater - iCode - Do your kids want to learn to build games, produce videos, 3D print, or any other technology or digital based projects? Check out the classes and camps for this fabulous newly opened STEM resource business!
Basking Ridge - Hills of Herat - A new expansion of this wonderful Afghani restaurant, fresh and delicious chicken, rices, bread and other dishes with that warm home cooked feel!
Watchung - POURtuga Coffe Shop - Family owned Portuguese specialty cafe serving coffee, bread, pastries and rolls delivered fresh daily! Check Instagram for more info on this great addition on Stirling Road in Watchung.
Basking Ridge - StretchLab - One-on-one stretching sessions for your wellness: for sports performance, pain or just plain enhancing your body's abilities visit the studio at this new business on Mountain View Boulevard.
East Brunswick - Rock N Air - Kids climbing up the walls? Take them to Rock N Air to climb, bounce, run and play at this new indoor adventure park!
There's always something going at These Great Places!
Summer Nature Day Camp and Watershed University for High School Students - Raritan Headwaters, various towns - summer 2024 registration has begun for outdoorsy, environmentally minded kids from little ones (3 and up) through high school. Certificate program for high school student levels.
Somerset Patriots 2024 Season Tickets! - Bridgewater - Single game, full and half season tickets are available. First home game starts April 6!
The Stable at Lord Stirling Park Guided Public Trail Rides - Basking Ridge - special walk-only rides for new and beginner riders. Also Available: Grooming Lessons and Lead Line Pony Rides! Our horses are back!
The Rapture Trust - Millington - Another wonderful local resource! Self guided tours on the avian trail and the Education Center is open Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.
The Cooper Gristmill - Chester - Flour Fridays - Baking enthusiasts can take home a 1 lb bag of stone ground pastry flour or cornmeal with their Cooper Gristmill tour and demonstration
Kids Street Park - Bridgewater - when you need a get away for an hour or two and the kids need to get some exercise, consider Kids Street Park (weather permitting). This park has a lot of space to run around in!
Somerset County YMCA - One of the 5 YMCA's of Greater Somerset County, there is always something going on that is healthy, fun and community based.
US Golf Association Museum - Liberty Corner - Do you sometimes forget we have the countries largest and most significant golf museum in the country in our backyard? Filled with history, art, artifacts, research, minority history - the collection is amazing! Current special exhibits include photography and diverse stories.
Farmstead Arts Center - Choose from a variety of fine arts instruction classes right now!
Mayo Performing Arts Center MPAC - Music, ballet, comedy and holiday special events all here in Morristown. Don't miss Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer Musical or The Nutcracker ballet!
NJPAC - From music to community discussions to poetry to dance to painting for kids, NJPAC in Newark has you covered for amazing one day activities in November and December!
Raritan Valley Community College Planetarium - Did you know we have wonderful shows for all ages at a local planetarium? Saturdays are packed with different options including a sensory-friendly one!
Bernards Township Library - Informal conversational Spanish practice, monthly book and show discussions, Friday night Opera, and that's just for the adults! Are you keeping up with our library's amazing offerings?
Bernardsville Borough Library - Teen writing, book clubs, zoom meditations and history lectures, the library is an amazing resource for things to do for the whole family!
Clarence Dillon Public Library in Bedminster - Drop in Bridge lessons and practice, virtual yoga, and museum passes for NJ museums, the Woman's Forum, virtual author talks and great history archives and connections!
Somerset County Library System of NJ - 12 branch locations including Peacock & Gladstone and Bridgewater. Many programs and events so check the events calendar.
Whippany Railway Museum - dedicated to Preserving the Heritage and History of the Railroads of New Jersey, this local museum brings great family events to your doorstep. whippanyrailwaymuseum.net
Delaware River Railroad Excursions - A Day Out with Thomas, Polar Express, Fall Excursions - these are always popular.
Ridge Performing Arts Center - YouTube Channel - Did you know you could watch recordings of ALL Basking Ridge school concerts and programs? Check the list here!
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Visit Somerset County - Great collection of events, restaurants, and even a weekly top ten! We enjoy many of their links and highly recommend! You can even sort by zip code!
Only In Your State NJ - Varied and sometimes offbeat - there's something in here for everyone! Covers the whole state and we bet you will find things new to you here!
NJ Mom - Raising a family and looking for information on all things local? NJMom has loads of events and things to do, and even some health related articles!
Private Walking Tours - Are you interested in scheduling a private or group walking tour for NJ: Morristown, Princeton, Hoboken, Jersey City, Oyster Bay, or Garden City? Literally any type of tour of NYC: literary, museum, neighborhood, ethnic history, tasting, biography, film, children's etc? Text me and I'll send you the email and number of a small company NYC Discovery Walking Tours that runs on email and phone alone.
Weekend Open Houses - Basking Ridge, Bedminster, Bernardsville, Bridgewater, Long Hill Love this area so much you want to live here? Click the link and get acquainted with the area -- better yet, call me and we will show you the area as your local expert! It self updates!
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