Get Out: Celebrate St. Patrick's Day at Morristown Parade
A list of nearby activities for you and your family.
This weekend is one to get in the green spirit if you celebrate St. Patrick's Day, especially if you like being around thousands of people and watching a parade.
But just in case you're looking for something a little more local to do with your family this weekend, check out what else we have in store for you in this week's Get Out.
Morris County St. Patrick's Day Parade
When/Where: Saturday, noon, in Morristown
Why Go: Because it's one of the biggest St. Paddy's Day parades in the state, that's why!
Chili's Give Back Night for Kinnelon High School Project Graduation
When/Where: Thursday at 4 p.m. at Chili's in Riverdale
Why Go: Because Chili's will be donating 10 percent of all sales to the high school's post-graduation program.
Cost: Cost of your food
Viewing of "Fireproof"
When/Where: Friday at 7 p.m. at the Kinnelon Reformed Church
Why Go: To watch the movie about a firefighter who fights for his marriage despite is wife seeking a divorce. Also to receive free popcorn, candy and soda while watching it.
Camp Vacamas Open House
When/Where: Sunday at 2 p.m. at Camp Vacamas, 256 Macopin Road, West Milford
Why Go: To learn more about the summer day camp and sleepaway camp and the programs that are offered for children of all ages.
'The Machine' Pink Floyd Tribute
When/Where: Friday, 8 p.m. at the Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown
Why Go: Because you want to hear the sounds of Pink Floyd without all that Pink Floyd.
Cost: $37 to $57
Classical Guitar Concert
When/Where: Saturday, 3 p.m. at the Morris County Library, Morris Township
Why Go: Because you enjoy beautiful guitar over books.
Harmonium and Neighborhood House Chorus Concert
When/Where: Sunday, 3 p.m. at the Morristown United Methodist Church
Why Go: Because you want to hear beautiful music and support the kids.
"Sermon on the Mount" by TV Star Frank Runyeon
Where/When: Friday at 7:30 p.m. at St Patrick's Church
Why go: Take the family to this one-man drama by professional actor, followed by a talk entitled "Hollywood vs. Faith."
Victor Cruz To Sign Autographs At Legends Gallery
When/Where: Saturday, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m. at Legends Gallery
Why go: Come to the Giants star's first Garden State appearance since becoming a world champion, and making a appearance on the Grammy Awards.
Julie's Mindful Parenting Group
When/Where: Saturday 10:30 a.m. at Postpartum Place
Why go: Get some support for working moms and moms with babies over 6 months.
Souls4Souls at Mastro Shoes
When/Where: Thursday, from 5 to 7 p.m. at Mastro Shoes, 20 Mine Brook Road, Bernardsville
Why Go: Because you can get a jumpstart on spring cleaning your closets of gently used shoes to give to an organization that's now conducting a special collection for victims of last week's tornados. Also, radio station WDHA is expected to be on hand with its van giving out free concert tickets by raffle. And Mastro's promises a gift certificate for each pair of donated shoes.
Cost: Free, you donate.
Purim Celebration at Chabad of Basking Ridge
When/Where: Thursday starting at 5 p.m. at Chabad Jewish Center of Basking Ridge, at 3048 Valley Road in Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Have fun, feast and see a featured ventriloquist while celebrating a "joyous" Jewish holiday.
Cost: $10 per person, $40 family and $100 family sponsorship. Please R.S.V.P. at www.chabadcentral.org/RSVP, or 908-604-8844.
Spanish and Latin American Guitar Duo
When/Where: Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Farmstead Arts center, 650 King George Road, Basking Ridge.
Why Go: Here's a rare opportunity to spend a Sunday afternoon hearing the award-winning Newman & Oltman Guitar Duo perform Spanish and Latin American music by Piazzolla, Rodriguez, Lennon/McCartney, Machado, and more in an intimate setting, without a long trip.
Cost: Tickets are $20 or $10 for seniors and students, and can be purchased online, or at the Farmstead during gallery hours.