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Ways to Help, Ways Back to Normal This Weekend

Enjoy music, documentaries and donate if you are able.

Well, hello there, what's this? A non-Sandy, non-nor'easter, non-power outage post? Perish the thought.

Not that Patch is not covering that which needs to be covered. But, c'mon, we need a distraction. Hopefully, this weekend, such a distraction exists. Perhaps it's music, worship or several ways to help others still reeling from Sandy's destruction. Read on.

Also, because of all the storm issues and outages and so on, some of you may have not posted to our events calendar in the past week or so. If you don't, we may not know of an event everyone should know about. Make sure you post the event at this link, and let us know you have done so in the comments below.

Shabbat on the Green
When/Where: Friday, 7:30 p.m. at Morristown United Methodist Church
Why Go: Temple B'nai Or has been out of power. So, the Methodist Church on the Green has graciously offered their space for Friday evening Sabbath. That makes us say "mazel tov!"
Cost: Free

'Nunset Boulevard'
When/Where: Friday, 8 p.m. at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown
Why Go: You want to enjoy a laugh at the theater, courtesy Cindy Williams of Laverne and Shirley fame.
Cost: $39

Interfaith Food Pantry Food Drive
When/Where: Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Avis Rent-a-Car, Morristown
Why Go: You believe in the Pantry's mission and want to help out
Cost: Your non-perishable food donations

Comic Artist Signing Session
When/Where: Saturday, 1 to 3 p.m. at Dewey's Comic City, Madison
Why Go: You like the work of Charles Paul Wilson III, creator of WWII fantasy graphic novel The Stuff of Legend
Cost: Free to attend

Sports Page Consignment Auction
When/Where: Saturday, 6 to 9 p.m. at The Sports Page, Morris Plains
Why Go: You are a sports memorabilia junkie looking for deals
Cost: Bring your wallet

'Gasland' Screening
When/Where: Saturday, 7 p.m. at Morristown Unitarian Fellowship, Morris Township
Why Go: The documentary explores the controversial fuel-mining practice known as "fracking."
Cost: Free

Arlo Guthrie
When/Where: Saturday, 8 p.m. at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Morristown
Why Go: It's Arlo Guthrie, the folk music legend!
Cost: $39

Morristown Farmers Market
When/Where: Sunday, 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. in Lot No. 10, Morris and Spring streets
Why Go: It's the market's penultimate appearance this year. Gad, it's already November??
Cost: Bring your wallet

'Relief Effort for the Shore'
When/Where: Sunday, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the Morristown Fire Department, Morristown
Why Go: Because no matter how bad Sandy may have been for you, there's a very good chance it was much, much worse for someone else
Cost: Your donated goods

Healing Bowl Sound Meditation Concert
When/Where: Sunday, 6 p.m. at Studio Yoga, Madison
Why Go: After the past week or so of stress, an evening of meditative beauty sounds so, so Zen.
Cost: $25

Justine Burke November 09, 2012 at 02:10 PM
I've also heard that the Morristown FD is doing a food/clothing drive on Sunday starting at 9AM to help Sandy victims. Did I miss the Patch article where they've promoted that?
John Dunphy November 09, 2012 at 06:12 PM
Yes, you did. Four hours into the future: http://morristown.patch.com/articles/morristown-area-to-provide-relief-effort-for-the-shore

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