Easter Bunny & Egg Hunts, Chili Cook-off, More Coming Up
Get a chance to see Revolutionary War re-enactors in a place where it really happened. Plus information on other seasonal treats.
The next few days and this weekend are filled with Easter fun activities, and historic events.
Below is the combination of our weekly pick of activities offering fun and something interesting for adults and kids at the same time.
Here are this week's picks:
Easter Egg Hunt at Oak Street School
When/Where: Saturday at 9 a.m. at the Oak Street School, on West Oak Street in downtown Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Great time with the Kiwanis Club of Somerset Hills returning its annual egg hunt to entertain local children.
Meet the Easter Bunny
When/Where: Saturday from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Millicent Fenwick statue at the Bernardsville Train Station.
Why Go: The Bernardsville Chamber of Commerce again makes it easy to meet the bunny (and your friends and neighbors) in a convenient location. Bring your camera for photos!
Photos with the Easter Bunny
When/Where: Monday through Saturday from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at the Bridgewater Commons Mall.
Why Go: Because it is that time of the year, and what better way to celebrate Easter than with family photos with the Easter Bunny?
Cost: Depends on which photo package you purchase.
Easter Breakfast and Basket at Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church
When/Where: Easter Sunday, March 31, between 6:30 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Liberty Corner Presbyterian Church in downtown Liberty Corner Village.
Why Go: A variation of the usual Easter egg hunt, especially after some of the church's recent hunts received rain. Parents and children are invited to a breakfast after Easter services, to enjoy breakfast and a basket for the kids.
Historic Society of the Somerset Hills Meeting
When/Where: Thursday, March 21, at 7:30 p.m. at the Brick Academy building, headquarters for the society, at 15 W. Oak St. in downtown Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Presentation on dating historic buildings, which are located all around the Somerset Hills.
Chamber Music Orchestra Rehearsals
When/Where: Friday and Saturday at 7:30 p.m. at Mi La’s Debut School of Music on Route 22 in Green Brook.
Why Go: Anyone who has played a string instrument for three or more years is welcome to join in on the rehearsals.
When/Where: Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the KOC Banquet Hall on Grove Street in Dunellen.
Why Go: We’re celebrating spring with a ball featuring Latin band Atomic Band, ballroom performances and Spanish cuisine.
All Skills Baseball and Softball Clinic
When/Where: Saturday at 9 a.m. at Out Of The Park on Route 22 in Green Brook.
Why Go: Because the Sandlot All Skills Clinic will be holding a clinic on four Saturdays through March 30 for throwing, catching, hitting and pitching, with children ages 7 and 8 at 9 a.m., and children ages 9 and 10 at 10 a.m.
Revolutionary War Re-Enactors at Jacobus Vanderveer House
When/Where: Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Jacobus Vanderveer House on Route 202/206 in Bedminster.
Why Go: Because the Outwater’s Militia, from Bergen County, is bringing its Revolutionary War re-enactments to the Jacobus Vanderveer House for a day of history.
Somerset Hills Education Foundation Chili Cook-off
When/Where: Saturday at 6 p.m. at Tranquility Farm on Old Chester Road in Chester.
Why Go: Because the Somerset Hills Education Foundation is holding the event to benefit the Somerset Hills schools, plus there will be more than 20 chefs representing local restaurants, a silent auction and much more.
Tea and Conversation With a NJ Poet
When/Where: Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Bernardsville Public Library on Anderson Hill Road.
Why Go: Because it will be an opportunity to speak with poet Julie Mahoney, and hear her read some of her work.