We're back with our weekly list of things to do in and around Morris County this weekend. But we think that since Sunday is Mother's Day, you should let your mom look at the list and pick out what she would most like to do!
When/Where: Friday, 6 to 9 p.m. at Morristown High School
Why Go: You're a senior citizen in Morristown, Morris Township and Morris Plains who wants to enjoy a fun night of activities.
When/Where: Friday, 6:30 p.m. at Central Park of Morris Plains
Why Go: You want to support the Red Lily Foundation
When/Where: Friday, 8 p.m. at Ananda Yoga, Morristown
Why Go: You want to listen to this Boston-based musician at Morristown's newest yoga studio.Cost: $15
When/Where: May 9 through May 12, 6 p.m. at 250 Speedwell Ave., Morris Plains
Why Go: You love the rides and family fun!
Cost: $1 entry fee per person, $5 per family
When/Where: Saturday starting at 8 a.m. at the New Vernon Fire House, New Vernon
Why Go: You want to check out all the plants for sale and support the Garden Club's support of area non-profits.
Cost: Free admission
When/Where: Sunday, 6 to 9 p.m. at Zebu Forno, Morristown
Why Go: You want to express your artistic side.
Cost: $10 (includes two slices of pizza, one drink and three hours with the model)
FEED the NEED
When/Where: All day every day until May 14 at Economy Automotive Services on Raritan Avenue in Raritan.
Why Go: To help those in need as the business is collecting food items for school-age children to be given to the Food Bank Network of Somerset County.
When/Where: Friday at 4 p.m. at the on Old York Road.
Why Go: To support the fire company and getting all you can eat with a meal of assorted pastas, sauces, meatballs, sausage, salad bar, beverages and dessert.
Cost: $10 for adults, $9 for seniors, $5 for children ages 5 to 12 years of age and free for children under 5 years old.
Bridgewater Provident Bank Grand Opening
When/Where: Saturday at 9 a.m. at the new Provident Bank on Union Avenue.
Why Go: Because it's opening it's brand new Bridgewater branch with a ribbon-cutting ceremony and festivities that include refreshments, a balloon maker and a moon bounce. Plus, guests can participate in a raffle to try and win up to $500, as well as a $2,500 cruise travel voucher. Plus, there will be free gifts, which everyone loves!
Maggiano's Mother's Day Brunch
When/Where: Sunday beginning at 8:30 a.m. and ending at 10:30 a.m. at on Commons Way.
Why Go: Because who doesn't want to celebrate mom with a special brunch at the Italian restaurant with muffins, croissants, coffee cake, fruits, scrambled eggs, bacon, French toast, coffee and much more. Reservations can be made by calling 908-547-6050.
Cost: $18 for adults, $15 for children ages 5 to 11 and free for those under 5 years old.
Tbones Mother's Day Champagne Brunch
When/Where: Sunday beginning at 11 a.m. at Tbones in the on Commons Way.
Why Go: Because continued celebrations of mom are in order as Tbones celebrates with a breakfast station including omelets, pancakes, sausage and more; a cold seafood station; a cold food station; hot entrees, like braised beef and Chicken Saltimbocca; a carving station; a dessert station with cupcakes, tarts, tiramisu, lemon chiffon; and much more. A champagne and mimosa station will open at 12 p.m.
Cost: $53 for adults, $16.95 for children ages 4 to 12 and free for children under 4 years.
When/Where: At in Hopatcong from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday.
Why Go: To get mom something nice while supporting the fire department.
Cost: Bring your wallet.
Where/When: At the in Hopatcong at 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.
Why Go: To rid yourself of all those unwanted files and other papers around the house.
Cost: Free, but the limit is 30 pounds.
Where/When: At in Hopatcong at 10 a.m.
Why Go: To support Dylan Flinchum, a 3-year-old with a terminal illness.
Cost: $35 on race day to participate in the 5K, but bring your wallet if you want to hang out at the park and enjoy food, games and music.
When/Where: Sunday from 11:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. at Rajni's, 1442 Route 46, Parsippany
Why Go: Because Mom loves Indian food, and she's earned it
Cost: $14 per person
When/Where: Sunday at 6 p.m. at , 179 Baldwin Rd, Parsippany
Why Go: Singing the song sometimes isn't enough; you've got to play the game.
Live Animal Exhibit at Environmental Education Center
When/Where: "Alive at the EEC," a live animal exhibit, will be open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge, starting on Saturday, May 12, and continuing through June 8, except for Memorial Day, May 28.
Why Go: You not only get to see real animals from the surrounding Great Swamp, you can see other reptiles and amphibians — such as poison dart frogs — from around the world.
"Impressions of Nature" Photo Exhibit and Sale
When/Where: At the center in Basking Ridge, during gallery hours from 1 to 4 p.m. on weekends through June 16, except for Sunday, May 13, Saturday, May 19, or the weekend of May 26-27.
Why Go: Basking Ridge photographer Filip Everaert’s photography is exceptional for its color and rich textures, capturing the essence of the beauty of nature.