Normally the Friends of raise funds through book sales, but, because the parts of the library that are used for the sales are still closed, they have not been able to hold a book sale since May 2010. Instead, they will be charging a $10 fee that will benefit the library for the upcoming Dicey Riley concert on Friday, March 4 at 7:00 p.m.
Dicey Riley has been performing in and around Morris County for more than 12 years and they are no strangers to Morristown. Their last two performances were at , which, of course, is no surprise considering they are a traditional Irish band that plays, according to their website, “traditional jigs, reels, and hornpipes, as well as ballads, folksongs, and sing-alongs or ‘drinking songs.’”
“[They are] very lively, very enjoyable. They talk to the crowd,” said Maria Norton, the library director of the . “They like coming to the library because we listen … we’ve got a large population of people of Irish decent, and we like it, it’s fun.”
Tickets are available for $10 at the door and refreshments will be served starting at 6:30 p.m. The band starts at 7 p.m.
More events in Morristown this weekend:
Where/When: In the chapel of The from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Friday, March 4.
Why Go: If you want to be a part of World Prayer Day, this is one opportunity, and all are welcome.
Where/When: The Center for Spiritual Living Morristown from Friday, March 4 to Sunday, March 6. See the film festival website for a complete schedule.
Why Go: Because you’re looking to see some feature films, documentaries, and short films, while enjoying food, live music, refreshments, and discussion.
Pricing: Varies by film or by type of pass purchased. See website for more details.
Where/When: At from 6 to 8 p.m. on Friday, March 4.
Why Go: If you’re interested in how to make dressings using raw foods, this is the class for you. The class will start with quick and simple recipes, advancing to more difficult ones gradually throughout the class.
Pricing: $25. To register, go to the front of the store.
Bucky Pizzarelli and Diane Perry Performance
Where/When: At The Folk Project's The Minstrel Concert Series at the beginning at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 4.
Why Go: Because Bucky Pizzarelli, now in his 80s, plays jazz guitar with a 7-string, is influenced by legendary gypsy jazz guitarist Django Reinhardt, and has played with Reinhardt's companion Stephane Grappelli, as well as Les Paul and Benny Goodman.
Pricing: $7 on the way in and whatever you think the performance was worth on the way out.
Where/When: At the at 8 p.m. on Friday, March 4.
Why Go: Because Ebersole is a two-time Tony Award winner, and she will be performing romantic music this Friday.
Pricing: Tickets range from $37 to $62 and are available on the Community Theatre website.
Science Film: Planet Earth, Deserts
Where/When: At 1 p.m. at the on Saturday, March 5.
Why Go: Because you enjoy the series Planet Earth and would like to see it on the big screen at the museum.
Pricing: Free with museum admission.
Morristown High School
Where/When: Around the Morristown Green in Morristown on Saturday, March 5 from 7 p.m. to midnight.
Why Go: Because this is a chance to mingle with all of those people you haven't seen since high school, to meet with old friends, or to rediscover relationships from the past. Plus, a wristband will get you discounts at participating bars and restaurants like the Dublin Pub, The Famished Frog, Hennessey's Washington Bar, and Sona Thirteen.
Price: $10 donation, which goes to the Morristown High School Alumni Association.
Morristown Jewish Center Sisterhood
Where/When: At the Morristown Jewish Center - Beit Yisrael on Sunday, March 6 at 12:30 p.m.
Why Go: Because you're a woman who enjoys playing Mah Jongg, as those are the only criteria for being allowed to play.
Pricing: $25 includes entrance into the tournament, refreshments and a chance at prizes.
Starring Gay Willis
Where/When: From 2 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the on Sunday, March 6.
Why Go: Because Gay Willis is a veteran of Broadway and she will be performing some of her favorite songs from the film adaptations of Broadway musicals.
Pricing: Tickets range from $20 to $30.
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