Sure, it is supposed to rain all week, but that doesn't mean you and yours can't get out of the house together. Here's a quick list of five different things the area has to offer families this weekend. As always, email me at firstname.lastname@example.org with your ideas.
- Stories and Crafts for 3- to 6-Year Olds
Where/When: At the Butler Public Library on Thursday, March 10 at 1 p.m.
Why Go: Because children ages 3 through 6 can enjoy a story and make a take-home craft.
Pricing: Free, but registration is necessary by visiting the library or calling 973-838-3262
Where/When: At the Parsippany-Troy Hills Free Public Library main branch from 4:15 to 5 p.m. on Thursday, March 10.
Why Go: Children in the first grade or higher can bring photos and other objects to create scrapbooks. The library will provide paper and decorations.
- Propagating Native Plants at Pyramid Mountain
Where/When: From 7:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Thursday, March 10 at the Pyramid Mountain Historic Area, which runs through Kinnelon, Boonton, and Montville.
Why Go: If your family has a precocious gardener in it, age 12 or older, then this event should be fun. How to store, collect, and plant native seeds will be discussed.
Pricing: $5, pre-registration at 973-334-3130 required
- Ham Dinner
Where/When: From 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Montville Reformed Church on Saturday, March 12.
Why Go: Because there will be home-baked spiral ham, corn, bread, scalloped potatoes, a salad bar, a dessert bar, and a drink included with the price of admission. Takeout will be available.
Pricing: $9 for adults and $5 for children younger than 10
- 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.