Visual Arts Center Hosts Open House
Plus, the Pioneers' compete in the Summit Relays, 'A Taste of Summit' at Grand Summit Hotel, a Tyke Hike, and a Western Swing/Jazz concert in Chatham.
It’s Thursday, and you’ve got no idea what you’ll do this weekend.
Patch is coming to the rescue. We’ve got the best bets for your done-work-outta-here time. Check our picks for the activities to hit and new bars/restaurants/shops to explore.
1. TYKE HIKE AT GREAT SWAMP OUTDOOR EDUCATION CENTER
Where/When: 247 Southern Blvd. Chatham, NJ 07928; April 2, 2011 from 10 to 11 a.m.
Why Go: Families can bring their children on this hike to learn about nature.
Pricing: Pre-registration is required, $2 per person. Call 973-635-6629 for more information.
2. AN EVENING OF HOT JAZZ AND WESTERN SWING MUSIC
Where/When: Presbyterian Church of Chatham Twp, 240 Southern Blvd. Chatham, NJ 07928; April 2, 2011 at 8 p.m.
Why Go: The Hot Club of Cowtown, a sassy trio, will play western swing and jazz music.
Pricing: $25 per person. Visit http://www.sanctuaryconcerts.org for more information.
3. "A TASTE OF SUMMIT"
Where/When: The Grand Summit Hotel, 570 Springfield Ave., Summit, NJ 07901; April 3, 2011 from 6 to 8:30 p.m.
Why Go: This annual fund-raising event will raise money for the Summit Historical Society. Plus, you can sample fine foods from several Summit restaurants and food shops.
Pricing: $40 per person. Reservations are recommended. Call 908-277-1747 for more information.
4. FOR ART’S SAKE WEEKEND FUNDRAISER 2011: Open House
Where/When: Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, 68 Elm St., Summit, NJ 07901; April 3, 2011 from 12 to 4 p.m.
Why Go: People of all ages can participate in art-making activities. The open house will also feature Puerto Rican music and dance, and GARAGE Burgers and Fries.
Pricing: Free! Visit www.artcenternj.org for more information.
5. NEW PROVIDENCE TRACK AT SUMMIT RELAYS
Where/When: Investors Savings Bank Field, Summit High School; April 2, 2011 at 9 a.m.
Why Go: Several schools in the area will compete in this meeting, including the New Providence boys’ and girls’ track team.