Events and Activities in Northwest New Jersey

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Saturday, 25; Ringwood

SPRING WREATH-MAKING WORKSHOPS. Learn how to assemble and decorate spring wreaths to brighten your home, using a variety of silk and dried materials. 10am & 1pm. $25. 20 Morris Rd..

Skylands Botanical Gardens; 973/962-9534

Saturday, 25; Wantage

MAPLE SUGARING DEMONSTRATION. Live demonstrations of how to tap the maple trees, collect the sap, and make the delicious syrup. Fresh maple syrup available for purchase. Get there early because there is a limit of one container per family - while supplies last. 10am - 3pm. 50 Neilson Road.

Friends of Lusscroft Farm; 973/288-2760

Sunday, 26; Montville

NJ Highlands Coalition; 973/588-7190

Sunday, 26; Ringwood

SPRING BIRD WALK. Don Torino of the Bergen County Audubon Society leads a walk through the Botanical Garden to look for early spring birds 10. Free. 20 Morris Rd..

Skylands Botanical Gardens; 973/962-9534

Friday, 24; North Branch


The Theatre at RVCC; 908/725-3420

Friday, 24; Stillwater

THE GREAT OUTDOORS TRICKY TRAY. 4pm. $25. Stillwater School, 904 Stillwater Rd..

Stillwater Township PTA; 973/670-1115

Sunday, 26; Clinton

SAILING OPEN HOUSE. Learn about sailing on Spruce Run Reservoir and the club-sponsored activities available for beginners as well as seasoned sailors. 1pm. Riley & Jake’s, 1831 State Route 31.

Hunterdon Sailing Club;

Sunday, 26; Newton


The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700

Thursday, 30; Newton

SPYRO GYRA. 8pm. 234 Spring Street.

The Newton Theatre; 973/383-3700


Tuesday, 4; Brookside

METAL DETECTING MENDHAM. Join local resident, Brian Cox, for a presentation and discussion of how he discovers and saves Mendham history through metal detecting. 7 - 8pm. Brookside Community Church’s Scialla Hall, 8 East Main Street.

Mendham Township Library; 973/543-4018

Tuesday, 4; Hackettstown

LACKAWANNA CUT OFF. Presentation on past, present and future of the Lackawanna Cut Off by Chuck Walsh. 7 - 8:30. American Legion, 494 Willow Grove. More...

Hackettstown Historical Society; 908/852-8797

Saturday, 8;

TROUT SEASON OPENS. Don’t forget your 2023 fishing license! More...

Saturday, 8; West Milford

HISTORIC DISTRICT WALKING TOURS. Walk through the Historic District and learn how Long Pond contributed to the American Revolution, Civil War and the industrial development of New Jersey. 9am. Long Pond Ironworks, Rt 511. More...

Friends of Long Pond Ironworks; 973/657-1688

Wednesday, 12-26; Hackettstown

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

Thursday, 13-15; Morristown

DANCE ON EXHIBIT: CAROLYN DORFMAN DANCE. An evening of dance on display in a gallery setting followed by performances of some of Dorfman’s most iconic works on stage. 7:30pm. $25. 6 Normandy Heights Rd..

Morris Museum Bickford Theater; 973/971-3700

Saturday, 15; Blairstown

SUGAR MOUNTAIN. Neil Young tribute 8pm. 30 Main Street.

Roy’s Hall; 908/362-1399

Saturday, 15; Boonton

SPRING CAR TREK. Self-driving tour winds 57 miles through Morris and Passaic Counties to explore reservoirs, forest and historical sites.   10am - 1pm. 35$ per vehicle. Reservoir Tavern.

NJ Highlands Coalition; 973/588-7190

April 15, 16, 29, 30; Hope

Conscious Design Institute; 908/797-5225

Sunday, 16; Sussex

ANNUAL VERNAL POOL EXPLORATION. Visit vernal pools to explore these habitats and learn why these sites are important to many species of amphibians, reptils, insects, and other wildlife. 2 - 3:30pm. Free, donation requested. 50 Neilson Road. More...

Friends of Lusscroft Farm; 973/702-2289

Tuesday, 18; Basking Ridge

SALAMANDER ADVENTURE. Search for salamanders under logs, rocks and in the water while using a net. 4 - 5pm. Free. 190 Lord Stirling Road. More...

Environmental Education Center; 908/722-1200 ext. 5002

Wednesday, 19; Hillsborough

NEW JERSEY INVASIVE SPECIES CONFERENCE. Comprehensive state-wide forum on invasive species as well as new and emerging issues. 9 - 12. $110, preregister. 80 Route 206. More...

Duke Farms; 908/722-3700

Thursday, 20-30; Hackettstown

THE ADDAMS FAMILY. NEXTstage Rep Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave..

Centenary Stage Company; 908/979-0900

Saturday, 22-23; Far Hills

Leonard J. Buck Garden; 908-722-1200, x5621

Saturday, 22-23; Lambertville

25TH ANNUAL BOOK SALE. South County Park Fairgrounds, Grange Building, 1207 Route 179.

Friends of the Hunterdon County Library; 908/303-9821

Thursday, 27; Lafayette

70TH ANNIVERSARY DINNER. Gala celebration dinner with a program, the auction, and perhaps a few surprises! Lafaytette House, The Shoppes at Lafayette, Routes 94 & 15.

Sussex County Bird Club

Saturday, 29; Blairstown

DARRELL SCOTT. 8pm. 30 Main Street.

Roy’s Hall; 908/362-1399

Saturday, 29; Hope

GO GREEN WITH HOPE. Electronic waste collection, medicine drop, vendors, raffles, presentations. 10am - 2pm. Free. Hope Township School, 320 Johnsonburg Road.

Hope Township Environmental Commission; 908/459-5011

Saturday, 29; Washington

Washington Business Improvement District; 908/689-4800

Saturday, 29; Washington; 908/283-0721

Saturday, 29-30; Columbia

A DAY OF WINE, ROMANCE, AND MORE!. Book and wine lovers unite for a one-of-a-kind book signing event. 12 - 4pm. 594 State Highway 94.

Brook Hollow Winery; 908/496-8200

Saturday, 29-30; Lambertville

SHAD FESTIVAL. Artists, crafters, shad hauling demonstrations, guide walking tours, entertainment, and a shad dinner. 12:30 - 5:30pm. Bridge and Union Streets. More...

Lambertville Chamber of Commerce; 609/397-0055

Upcoming Events...

Ongoing Theater and Concerts

Centenary Stage Company, Hackettstown

Lackland Center, 715 Grand Ave.. ; 908/979-0900

Ongoing Programs and Events

The Warren Heritage Museum at Bread Lock Park, Stewartsville

A full scale canal boat model is on display at Bread Lock Park

2627 State Route 57. ; 908/475-6532

Morristown National Historical Park Morristown

30 Washington Place; 973/539-2016 x210

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