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St. Matthias Parish Carnival

May 17, 2019 @ 06:00 PM

Carnival Dates: Thursday, May 14 to Sunday, May 19, 2019  Join us for Rides, Food, Games, Fellowship and Fun for All! Sign up to Volunteer for one (or more) time slots by clicking HERE.  We have over 1,060 volunteer slots, so we need EVERYONE to volunteer! Times and Key Events: Tuesday, May 14, 6 VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Festivals (fairs, parties, parades), For Families

Authentic Parenting Conference

May 18, 2019 @ 8:30 AM

Imagine a group of mindful parents joining together for a fun, interactive and life changing event. The Authentic Parenting Conference is an educational event that brings the Authentic Parenting Community, the podcast and the general audience together to connect, learn and elevate their skills. Focusing on attuning to our emotions, VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Parenting (seminars, workshops, events, mom/dad groups)

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Flower Buds – A Childrens Garden Workshop

May 18, 2019 @ 10:00 AM

The Somerset County Park Commission Colonial Park Gardens staff will present “Flower Buds - Children’s Garden Workshop” on Saturday, May 18, 2019 from 10:00 A.M. to 12:00 Noon (Rain date Sunday, May 19, 2019). The program will be held on Colonial Drive, Somerset, New Jersey. Children age 5 to 10 VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Kids (5-9), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals)

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Digitizing Somerset County’s Common Heritage

May 18, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Add your family’s most prized possessions to the Library System’s catalog. Whether these items are historic photographs, letters, or documents; sketches, paintings, or other artwork; family heirlooms including recipes; jewelry or decorative arts; textiles such as quilts, samplers, flags, or uniforms; antique toys; or something uniquely your own, the Library VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), For Grown-ups, Free Events

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SCLSNJ’s Teen Community Volunteer Fair

May 18, 2019 @ 1:00 PM

Meet representatives from local nonprofit organizations to answer questions and provide information on volunteer opportunities for students aged 12-18. Visit sclsnj.org/vol-fair for more information on participating organizations. No registration required. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Books (storytelling, author events, library programs), Free Events, Tweens & Teens (10+)

Rockin' Rocket Ride

May 18, 2019 @ 3:00 PM

Rockin’ Rocket Ride Put on your space suit and blast-off into outer space to visit the Moon, Sun, and planets. A lively experience for young people with selected music from “Journey Into Space” by Jane Murphy. (ages 3-8) Reservations recommended. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Preschooler (2-5), Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

SkyLights

May 18, 2019 @ 4:00 PM

SkyLights Our youngest audience members can sing along with songs by Mr. Ray(Family Ride, Kalien the Alien) and Jane Murphy(Moon Rock Rock, The Planet Song). Some songs are illustrated with lasers and other songs feature video images. (ages 3-8) Reservations recommended. VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Families, Indoor Activities, Kids (5-9), Museums (workshops, exhibits, tours), Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Preschooler (2-5), Shows (concerts, dance, theater, movies)

Family Fun Day at Lord Stirling Stable

May 19, 2019 @ 08:00 AM

The Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable and the Friends of Lord Stirling Stable will host the 36th Annual Family Fun Day on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking Ridge, NJ,   Family Fun Day activities will take place from 8:00 VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: Festivals (fairs, parties, parades), For Families, Free Events, Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals)

“Forest Bathing” at Colonial Park Gardens

May 19, 2019 @ 12:00 PM

The Colonial Park Gardens staff will present a unique program, “Forest Bathing,” on Sunday, May 19, 2019 at the Colonial Park Gardens, Parking Lot A, Somerset, New Jersey The program will run from 12:00 Noon to 2:00 P.M.   The Japanese practice of Shinrin-yoku, which translates as "forest bathing”, is VIEW EVENT DETAILS

CATEGORY: For Grown-ups, Nature (science, outdoors, gardens, animals), Outdoor Activities