Get Out: Volleyball Marathon and More
With a big fundraiser at the high school, Bubble Mania at PBJC, Rat Pack (impersonators) at Barn Theatre, there's plenty to do in and around Montville.
A volleyball marathon that is the high school Key Club's biggest fundraiser of the year, a graffiti art class taught by a leading urban art crew and an interactive bubble show are among the activities on tap in Montville Township through the weekend.
Teen Dating Abuse Program
Where/When: Thursday, 7:30 p.m., Pine Brook Jewish Center, 174 Changebridge Road, Montville
Why Go: To see a multi-media presentation on precursors to domestic violence and tools to recognize and leave abusive relationships. For parents, teens, family members and teachers.
Key Club Volleyball Marathon
Where/When: Friday, 6 p.m., Montville Township High School, 100 Horseneck Rd, Montville
Why Go: Watch dozens of teams compete over five hours, including the Township Committee vs. the Board of Ed, and support the Key Club's effort to eradicate maternal and natal tetanus.
The Rat Pack: Together Again
Where/When: Friday, 8 p.m., Saturday, 2 p.m. and 8 p.m., The Barn Theatre, 32 Skyline Drive, Montville
Why Go: Rat Pack impersonators Tony Sands, Johnny Petillo and Geno Monroe recreate the swinging era of Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Sammy Davis Jr.
Cost: $25 for 8 p.m. shows. $20 for 2 p.m. show.
Graffiti Art Class at Garden SK8
Where/When: Saturday, 9:30 a.m., GardenSK8, 321 Changebridge Road, Pine Brook
Why Go: Vicious Styles Crew is giving the first in a five-week series of lessons on graffiti writing.
Introduction to Zumba (for beginners)
When/Where: Saturday at 11:30 a.m. at the Butler Public Library
Why Go: To try out the latin-infused fitness class without the pressure of being surrounded by experts
Drew Rangers Kids Day
When/Where: Saturday at 2 p.m. at the Simon Forum Athletic Center, Drew University, 36 Madison Ave.
Why Go: Kids 12 and under admitted free to Drew's women's and men's basketball games, plus giveaways, contests, and a chance to meet the players.
Cost: Free for kids, $2 for adults.
'Ivy, a Most Unusual Plant'
When/Where: Sunday, 1 p.m. at Frelinghuysen Arboretum, Morris Township
Why Go: You want to learn about ivy from an expert, its many varieties, and maybe even buy some for your home.
Where/When: Sunday, 3 p.m., Pine Brook Jewish Center, 174 Changebridge Road, Montville
Why Go: Interactive bubble show.
Cost: $10 per person with registration by Friday, $15 at the door. Games and projects following the show are an additional fee.
"The Capsticks—Montville Industry in the 19th Century"
Where/When: Monday, 7:30 p.m., Senior House, 356 Main Rd, Montville
Why Go: You want to hear how the industrial revolution reached Montville in the form of a rubber factory that became the Capstick Print Works—and to learn about the wealthy family behind it.