5 Things You Should Know for This Weekend
A guide to local events going on in, and around, East Brunswick
1.) Better chances of good weather. According to the National Weather Service, expect a 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms Friday, mainly before 2 a.m. A flash flood watch remains in effect until Friday night.
Skies clear for Saturday with only a 20 percent chance of precipitation. It will be partly sunny with a high near 86 and a calm 5 mph wind. Expect a low of around 65.
On Sunday, the chance of precipitation increases to 40 percent, with scattered thunderstorms and showers mainly before 2 a.m. The day will be partly sunny with a high near 86 and a low around 67.
2.) Looking for something unique to do tonight? It’s not everyday that there’s a Hawaiian Dance Party. The Alluring Ballroom is hosting this event from 8:00 p.m. to 11:00 p.m., complete with hula and latin dancing lessons. Guests are invited to bring their favorite dessert or tropical drink. There is a $10 fee to enter. For more information
3.) On Saturday, catch singer Patsy Palma and Friends at the East Brunswick Cultural Arts Center, Playhouse 22, 721 Cranbury Road in East Brunswick. Tickets are $15. Palma will perform hits by Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and modern classics by Michael Buble.
4.) On Sunday, give back to the community through the Junior Woman’s Club of Greater Brunswick Back to School Drive. Donations of back-to-school supplies, including binders with company logos and backpacks, will be collected at Trinity Presbyterian Church. For more information contact email@example.com.
5.) Catch some cool area exhibits before they end! Bodyscapes 2011, shown at the Barron Arts Center in Woodbridge, features professional life model drawings by the Barron Life Drawing Group. Exhibit hours are Monday through Friday, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m., and weekends, 2 pm to 4 pm.
If you’re willing to travel a bit further, Macculloch Hall in Morristown is presenting The Original Thomas Nast, complete with artwork from the second half of the 19th century. Nast, who lived from 1840 to 1902, was a leading political cartoonist and worked from his Morristown, NJ studio.
Phone: (973) 538-2404
The last tickets for admission are sold at 3 p.m. Admission is $6 Adults; $5 Seniors; Students 12 years and under and museum members are free.
However you choose to spend the weekend, have a great one!