SOMERSET, NJ - Do you have plans this weekend?

If you don’t, check out our editor’s picks for some of the best things to do in and around Franklin Township.

Friday, March 6

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Disney’s The Jungle Book, Kids

Adapted from Disney’s beloved animated film and the works of Rudyard Kipling, the “man cub” Mowgli, bounds through the jungle and learns what it means to be human. TAP here for more details. 

Intro to Latte Art at 6 p.m.

Where: Hidden Grounds Espresso Bar

Learn how to pour beautiful latte art designs just like the ones that you see at Hidden Grounds Espresso Bar on Easton Avenue.

One of its baristas will teach this completely hands-on class where you will get to learn latte art theory and technique.

In this class, they will cover the following:

1) Introduction to various Espresso Machines and Beans

2) Theory and Practice of Steaming Milk

3) Theory and Practice of Pouring a Latte Art

For more information and to register, click here.

Saturday, March 7

March Madness Tricky Tray 

Please join us for an evening filled with fun and friends to support Franklin Middle School. All proceeds will go to support educational materials, technology, enrichment programs, and family-friendly events at FMS. TAP here for more details. 

Journey to Wellness

Mental health is important and you do not want to miss this FREE Journey to Wellness event hosted by the Central Jersey Alumnae Chapter of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority. TAP here for more details. 

Herstories by Cool Women Poets from 12 to 1 p.m.

Where: New Brunswick Free Public Library 

This program is free and open to the public.

Known for their themed, improv-style poetry readings, Cool Women riff on each other's poems like jazz musicians, providing an unpredictable and compelling performance. All nine members – Eloise Bruce, Juditha Dowd, Lois Marie Harrod, Betty Lies, Judy Michaels, Sharon Olson, Penelope Scambly Schott, Maxine Susman, and Gretna Wilkinson – have deep New Jersey roots. Since their debut in Princeton on Valentine’s Day 2000, they have given dozens of readings in the tri-state area and as far away as Portland, Oregon.

For more information, click here. 

Rutgers Women's Lacrosse at 1 p.m.

Where: SHI Stadium 

Grab all the red gear you have and head on over to SHI Stadium! The Scarlet Knights will be facing off against the James Madison University Dukes. Go, Knights!

For more information, click here.

Future Political Leaders Scholarship Luncheon

The Somerset County Democratic Committee Black Caucus (SCDCBC) will host its fifth Annual Future Political Leaders Scholarship Luncheon March 7, from 2 pm to 6 pm at the Bridgewater Manor.  TAP here for more details. 

Sunday, March  8

“A Women’s Day Exhibition: Who is She” from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m.

Where: Above Art Studio

Tiffany Bradford and Above Art Studio presents, "Who Is SHE". This Woman's Day Exhibition celebrates the women of our past, present, and future. Bradford will be performing live alongside beautiful artwork highlighting the beauty and importance of the feminine presence.

For more information, click here. 

Somerset County Tourism’s Weekend Top 10: 

Weekend Top 10: 3.6 to 3.8

1. The Jungle Book Kids, Villagers Theatre

2. Astronomy and the Environment for Families, Duke Farms

3. We May Be Right – A Tribute to Billy Joel, Brook Arts Center

4. 4-H Family Night, Ted Blum 4-H Center

5. Customer Appreciation Night, Winemakers of Somerset County

6. Maple Sugaring, Somerset County Environmental Education Center

7. Fishes, Fishes, Big and Small, The Children’s Museum

8. Meditation at Fairview Farm, Fairview Farm Wildlife Preserve

9. The Sky Above *sensory friendly, RVCC Planetarium

10. NJ Women Vote: The 19th Amendment At 100, Blackwells Mills Canal House

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