Community Happenings

September 19, 2020

MADISON, NJ - Last Saturday evening was an occasion for the gay community to show off their pride. For during that night, at Memorial Park, a drive-in drag show was organized by Morris County Pride (MCP), an initiative that works to recognize and celebrate the county’s diverse LGTBQ ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Borough of Madison will be holding their third Community Conversation event on September 27 from 4:30 - 6pm outside the Madison Community Arts Center. The center is located at 10 Kings Road in Madison. The event is free and all ages are welcome to attend.  Attendees must ...

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Madison, NJ - September 3, 2020 - For the third year in a row, the Madison Environmental Commission is encouraging residents to go green by hosting individual yard sales on one common date at one common time. This year’s event will take place on Saturday, October 3 from 9:00 A.M. to 1:00 ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Public Library will have seminars this Fall, this time on Zoom.  "This has been a difficult and trying time for everyone", said library staff.  "We have missed the community engagement and we will do our best to ensure our mission of providing lifelong learning to our ...

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MADISON, NJ - On Tuesday, September 15 Numismatist Ray Williams will speak on colonial era paper currency at 7pm via Zoom.  Anyone interested in participating in the meeting must contact the Historical Society at historicalsociety@rosenet.org or Box 148, Madison, N.J. 07940.  Please provide your ...

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MADISON, NJ – Summer may be winding down, but Madison is still rocking. The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts and the Madison Downtown Development Commission (DDC) present the latest in the Summer Downtown Concert Series on Friday, September 4. The concert, which is from 6-8 p.m., will feature ...

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MADISON, NJ - Here's what's happening in Madison this weekend! Have a great weekend everyone Friday August 28 Shanghai Jazz presents Brynn Stanley; music with dinner; call for reservations;  Downtown Concert Series House of Hamill; Museum of Early Trades & Crafts; 6pm - ...

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MADISON, NJ – Summer may be winding down, but Madison is still rocking. The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts and the Madison Downtown Development Commission (DDC) present the latest in the Summer Downtown Concert Series on Friday, Aug. 28. The concert, which is from 6-8 p.m., will feature ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ -  The League of Women Voters, the Morris County NAACP and the Morris County Women Elected Officials will be celebrating the 100th anniversary on August 30 at 4pm. The celebration will take place at Madison Borough Hall, 50 Kings Road in Madison.  The event will be hosted by ...

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Camp may be ending soon, but there is still more fun and learning to be had! The Madison Area YMCA is excited to offer school-age enrichment opportunities for children in grades K-2 and grades 3-5 from August 31-September 4. Join us 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. for Kids Day Out, an enriching and fun filled ...

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MADISON, NJ – Summer may be winding down, but Madison is still rocking. The Arts Council of the Morris Area and the Madison Downtown Development Commission (DDC) present the latest in the Summer Downtown Concert Series on Friday, Aug. 21. The concert, which is from 6-8 p.m., will feature ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Madison Area YMCA and the American Red Cross is hosting a Blood Drive at the YMCA’s Family Center at 111 Kings Road, Madison, on September 4 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. There is an urgent need for blood donations. To maintain proper social distancing, donations are by appointment ...

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MADISON, NJ - Residents are invited to enjoy an outdoor dinner show to benefit Shanghai jazz and the Madison Arts & Culture Alliance on Wednesday August 26. The event will feature The Jerry Vezza Trio with Grover kemble & Brynn Stanley. Guests can chose from two seatings; 5:30pm  and ...

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The Madison Area YMCA is continuing to bring our members back together with everyone's health and safety as our top priority. Members have access to outdoor group exercise classes and outdoor lap swim, which are both included with membership. Members also have access to preferred rates and advanced ...

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Madison Area YMCA members had a great time outdoors at Family Fun Night on Friday, July 31. Kids enjoyed many fun and safe socially distanced activities such as an obstacle course, reading and dancing. Generous sponsors Pine Acres Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center and Hospice of New Jersey, ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Rock and soul rolls its way into Madison tonight, 6-8 p.m., for the next installment of the Downtown Concert Series featuring Jumping the Gun. The  band will play for free on the lawn of the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts at 9 Main St. All concert goers are invited to set up ...

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Children in the MiniQuest Specialty Camps at the Madison Area YMCA conducted a science experiment using only aluminum foil to design and build boats. The challenge was to craft a boat that could float while holding five pennies and a few marbles. As an extra challenge, magnets were added for even ...

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MADISON, NJ - The sun is shining and free energy is all around. To help residents take advantage of summer’s abundant solar power, the Madison Environmental Commission has invited Frank Curran of Green House Solar to give a free talk on “Is Solar Right For Your Home?” The event will be held on ...

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MADISON, NJ - Community members are invited to attend a free concert by Zaire, this Friday, July 24 from 6pm - 8pm. The Summer Concert Series is sponsored by the DDC and will take place at the Museum of Early Trades & Crafts, 9 Main Street in Madison. According to organizers, Zaire was ...

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MORRISTOWN, NJ - Love Dahlias? Want to learn more about them? The Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum will be hosting a virtual zoom event about Dahlias on Wednesday July 22. The zoom call, hosted by Samanth Rothman of Fairview Farm and Flowers will take place from 7pm - 8pm. Attendees ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Live music has returned to Madison! From now through September, community members can enjoy live music on Fridays from 6-8pm. The event is free and will take place at the Museum of Early Trades and Crafts located at 9 Main Street in Madison. "As we get ready to rock and kick off ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Borough of Madison is holding their first Community Conversation event called "Getting ot know Your Neighbor". The event will take place Saturday July 18 from 10am - 12noon at Dodge Field, 49 Central Avenue. Community members can share their thoughts and ideas about diversity ...

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The Governor has issued an Executive Order allowing indoor pools to open and we are excited to offer lap swim 5 days a week from 8 a.m. - 4 p.m. to our members at the Family Center's Indoor Pool! Online reservations are required and available at 1 slot per day. Spaces are open in 45 minute ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts will be offering a Virtual Story Time today, Monday July 6 at 2pm. Tune in to hear Communications Coordinator, Jenny read "The Cat and the Mouse" Click here to tune in https://www.facebook.com/METCnj   Read More: Madison's Hartley ...

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MADISON, NJ - Register today for summer day camp with the Madison Area YMCA. The camp will start Monday July 6 and there is limited availability for grades 3-5.  "We are so excited to have a confirmed start date. So many families have expressed to us how important it is for their children to ...

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Come try Archery at the Madison Area YMCA. Learn arachery form basics, aiming and range safety. It's a great way to try out this fun and exciting sport. Classes are on Mondays at 1: in the parking lot outside the Family Center (111 Kings Road). Participants should bring their own water ...

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The Madison Public Library's annual Summer Seminar will be held on Zoom! The seminar begins July 13.  Please email reference@madison.mainlib.org to register. You will receive basic instructions on how to use Zoom. The Pentagon planners have been working to deal with the impact of climate ...

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MADISON, NJ - Looking for something different to do this weekend in Madison? The Bar Method (Madison) is hosting an outdoor Bar Method class taught by Former Jets Cheerleader, Jenna Fitzgerald, on Saturday, June 27 at 10am. All fitness levels are invited. Email madison@barmethod.com to sign ...

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MADISON, NJ -  Registration begins for Madison Jr. football and cheerleading. Those registering will not need to pay for program, said the organization. Payments will not be required until specifics regarding the season are determined. To register, ...

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MADISON, NJ - The Museum of Early Trades & Crafts (METC) will virtually host its popular Architecture Tour of the magnificent James Library Building on Saturday, June 20, 2020 at 1:30pm via Zoom. Tickets to this specialty tour are $10 per person or Free for METC Members. Pre-registration is ...

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