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Try the Bernards Golf Course, Celebrate Easter Activities, Learn How to Talk With Officials

Children's activities also include learning about bees and planting seeds that never need to be watered.

Here's a really wide-ranging list of things to try this next week, including a chance to sample the Bernards Township municipal golf course. Hopefully, readers with all sorts of interests can find something to appeal to them. A section of places especially to go with children appears under the Grab & Go section.


Where/When: At  at 10 a.m. on Saturday, April 23. 
Why Go: Because there will be a 5K run, a fitness walk, and a race for kid’s too. But more importantly: proceeds will benefit The Valerie Fund, which helps children with cancer and blood disorders, in honor of the late wife of 
Pricing: $27.

Try Bernards Township Coakley-Russo Golf Course for Guest Fee Only
Where/When: At  Coakley-Russo Memorial Golf Course on Valley Road from 7 a.m. to sundown on Tuesday April 26.

Why Go: It's a chance to try the municipal golf course without being invited by a member. Email golf@bernards.org or call 908-204-3003.
Pricing: $13 for nine holes 

Where/When: Thursday, April 21 and Friday, April 22 at Stonecrest , at 7 p.m.
Why Go: It's a contemporary play for the entire family, celebrating the Resurrection of Jesus.
Pricing: Free.

Where/When: Saturday, April 23 at all Lowe's locations.
Why Go: You can plant your free tree in honor of Earth Day.
Pricing: Free.

Where/When: Saturday, April 23 at  in Hillsborough, at 9 a.m..
Why Go: It's a unique adventure to learn about bird species while enjoying the warmer weather with some excercise. 
Pricing: $15 per person, or $10 per person for members of the NJ Audobon Society.  Advanced registration is required.

Where/When: Saturday, April 23 from 9 am to noon at  in Bridgeater.
Why Go: You'll build your own planter/basket for Earth Day or Easter.
Pricing: Free.


Where/When: From 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Thursday, April 21 at  in Parsippany.
Why Go: Because you’re a business owner who wants to learn how to speak with public officials. An associate professor of marketing and management at Monmouth University will lead the workshop.
Pricing: To register, call 908-269-8475, ext. 3.


Where/When: Beginning at 6 p.m., Thursdays at  in Morristown..
Why Go: If you’re a beginning runner, then the 10- to 11-minute-per-mile pace (walking breaks allowed), should not be too daunting.
Pricing: Free.


Where/When: At the  at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 21.
Why Go: Vergano will lead a tour of an exhibit at the museum, which features her works, titled, “Beauty in the Brushstroke: Chinese Brush Painting.” 
Pricing: $5 for members, $7 for non-members.


Where/When: From 7 to 9 p.m. at the  on Thursday, April 21.
Why Go: Well, if you’re recently divorced, then the advice of the New Jersey divorce attorney, financial adviser and mental health professional that will all be present at this event might be welcome, or needed.
Pricing: Free, but seating is limited, so call 973-520-8822 or e-mail Jennifer@weinbergerlawgroup.com.

Grab & Go:

Where/When: Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to noon at  in Bridgewater.
Why Go: You'll learn to make creative Easter stamps with foam.The Bunny will be so impressed!
Pricing: Free.

Where/When: Saturday, April 23 at  in Bernards Township, at 11 a.m.
Why Go: 3,000 Easter eggs will be stuffed with surprises.
Pricing: Free.  RSVP online requested.

Where/When: Saturday, April 23 at the  in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: To enjoy the festivities of the holiday while benefitting children with cancer and blood disorders.
Pricing: $8 per adult or $5 per child, for presales. Ticket prices will be slightly higher at the door.


Where/When: From noon to 2 p.m. at the  in Morris Townshipon Saturday, April 23.
Why Go: Because children ages 5 or older can grow a plant that never needs to be watered. How cool is that?
Pricing: $3 per child plus museum admission.


Where/When: At  in Morris Township on Saturday, April 23 from 1 to 2 p.m.
Why Go: Because the staff of Fosterfields Living Historical Farm will show how they keep a bee hive healthy during “The Buzz” at the hive.
Pricing: $6 for adults; $5 for seniors 65 or older; $4 for children 4 to 16; $2 for children 2 and 3. children younger than 2 are admitted for free.


Where/When: From 1 to 3:30 p.m. at  in Morris Township on Saturday, April 23.
Why Go: Because families (parents/guardians must be present) can make sheep toy crafts or play historic games.
Pricing: $6 for adults; $5 for seniors 65 or older; $4 for children 4 to 16; $2 for children 2 and 3. children younger than 2 are admitted for free.

Where/When: Saturday, April 23 at the , at 2 p.m.
Why Go: The fun may have been delayed by the weather, but the wait has made this event egg-tra special.
Pricing: $5 per child for the Egg Hunt. Entrance to the parade is free.

Where/When: Saturday, April 23 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the .
Why Go Create a garden wreath while getting together with library friends.
Pricing: Free.



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