Greater Morristown weekend preview: Piano for lunch, Steps for supper

Pianist Jennifer Yang
Pianist Jennifer Yang
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Happy New Year!

After the holiday entertainment explosion, Greater Morristown is easing back into the swing of things.

Here are some choice events to help you conquer the post-Christmas blues.

Scroll down for details. Check our handy calendar for more activities–and add your own events, too!


THURSDAY, JAN. 10, 2019:

Pianist Jennifer Yang
Pianist Jennifer Yang

Pianist Jennifer Yang kicks off January’s Music at Noon series with Melody of Grace, featuring hymn arrangements and more, at 12:15 pm in the Morristown United Methodist Church. Suggested donation: $10 ($8 for seniors). Lunch may be purchased ($8/$7 seniors) beginning at 11:30 a.m. At 50 South Park Place, across from the Morristown Green, 973-538-2132.

 

 

 


FRIDAY, JAN. 11:

Morning Yoga with Munah Hayes returns to the Morristown & Township Library at 9:30 am. Free. Bring a yoga mat. At One Miller Road, Morristown.

The Minstrel’s revamped open stage offers two stages, to ensure everyone gets a shake at performing. Arrive at 7 pm to sign up; performances start at 7:30. Admission: $10; $5 for anyone under age 21. At the Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, 21 Normandy Heights Road, Morris Township.

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The Capitol Steps bring their unique brand of political humor–Make America Grin Again— to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center at 8 pm. Admission: $29-$59. At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.


SATURDAY, JAN. 12:

Introduce your daughter to the beauty of Monet’s water lilies, with art teacher Karen Dispenziere at 10 am at the Peck School. For girls ages 4-7. Free. Though the 90-minute class is full, you can submit your name for the waitlist.  At 247 South St., Morristown.


SUNDAY, JAN. 13:

The Morris County Winter Farmers Market continues its sixth season, every Sunday morning from 10 am to 1 pm through March 31, 2019, at Morristown’s Alexander Hamilton School, 24 Mills St. Presented by the Foodshed Alliance and Grow It Green Morristown.

The Morristown Jewish Center Beit Yisrael begins its year-long 120th anniversary celebration with a 10 am presentation by Linda Forgosh, executive director and curator of the Jewish Historical Society of New Jersey.  Free. Refreshments will be served. RSVP here by January 10, 2019. At 177 Speedwell Ave.

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Pinkalicious comes to Morristown’s Mayo Performing Arts Center for shows at 1:30 pm and 4:30 pm. For ages 4-12. Admission: $12-$15. At 100 South St., 973-539-8008.

The Baroque Orchestra of New Jersey will premiere a viola concerto composed by its conductor, Maestro Robert Butts, and performed by Brett Deubner, at 3 pm at Grace Church in Madison. Also, selections from Beethoven and Mozart. Admission: $5-$40. At 4 Madison Ave.

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The MacDowell Club of Mountain Lakes presents the Radiance Chamber Ensemble, with a program of Music of Many Nations, from Mozart to Piazzolla, at 3 pm, at the Saint Francis Residential Community in Denville. Admission: $10. At 122 Diamond Spring Road.

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