Looking for something to do this week? Patch provides suggestions for adults and children with all sorts of interests.
Where/When: At at the 7:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 16, at the Brick Academy at 15 W. Oak St. in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Find out more about alternative medicine and other off-the-beaten track about the Somerset Hills area in the 19th century.
Where/When: 9:30 a.m. at the in Chatham on Sunday, April 17.
Why Go: Because, whether you bring your binoculars or borrow some at the event, you can take an early morning stroll and check out some birds. For ages 10 or older.
Where/When: Friday, April 15 at the in Basking Ridge at 7 p.m.
Why Go: You'll hold tight to your family's and friends' hands as you learn not everything you hear at night is scary.
Pricing: $7 per adult, or $6 per youth or senior
Where/When: April 16 and 17 at The Leonard J. Buck Garden in Far Hills. Saturday hours are from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday hours are from noon to 5 p.m.
Why Go: You'll enjoy the spring air and Earth Day celebration with a guided tour of the naturalistic rock garden, and you can bring some perennials home to continue the beauty.
Where/When: 11 a.m. at in Madison on Saturday, April 16.
Why Go: Because you like Shakespeare and you want to see a mid-day performance of one of his most notable works.
Pricing: Prices vary and are available online.
Where/When: 7 p.m. at in Montville on Saturday, April 16.
Why Go: Because guests can check out a local comedian while grabbing some dinner at Suppa’s. Dinner is from 7 to 8:30 p.m. and the comedy begins at 9 a.m.
Pricing: $10 admission.
Where/When: 7 p.m. at the in Morris Township on Saturday, April 16.
Why Go: Because proceeds will benefit Susan G. Komen for the Cure, an organization that combats breast cancer and provides funding for research. Also, it’s a chance to see some figure skating stars.
Pricing: $20 for general admission seating.
Where/When: At the at 8 p.m. on Saturday, April 16.
Why Go: Because the band will perform hits from some of its platinum albums, and admission will include desserts, coffee, and soft-drinks.
Grab & Go: Suggestions of places to go with your kids:
Where/When: Thursday, April 14 at 1 p.m. at .
Why Go: To soar into spring with friends and enjoy the freedom from school and snow!
Where/When: Friday, April 15 at the at 1 p.m.
Why Go: It's a magical afternoon for teens as Harry and Hermione search for the pieces of Voldemort's soul. Popcorn is optional.
Where/When: Friday, April 15 through Saturday, April 23 at Alstede Farms in Chester. Check for times in .
Why Go: To hop along and enjoy hayrides, egg hunts, pony rides and much more. Bring your camera and smile with the Easter Bunny.
Pricing: Children's combo tickets are $9.95 to $18.95, plus tax. Adult tickets are $3.95, plus tax.
Where/When: Sunday, April 17 at the at 11:30 a.m.
Why Go: To hear stories of two young pigs who share a special friendship and endless curiosity about the world around them. Don't forget to bring your camera for pictures.
Where/When: Sunday, April 17 at the . Two sessions will be held: 10 a.m. to noon and 1:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.
Why Go: Children ages 3 to 6 will learn about all kinds of eggs from animals. An Easter Egg hunt and coloring will be part of the fun.
Pricing: $20.00 per pair, and $10 per additional child. Registration is necessary.