So, this weekend is supposed to be a scorcher. Nonetheless, our "Get Out" calendar for this week is choc-a-bloc with outdoor activities. Bring your hats, your beverages, stay in the shade as much as you can and, above all, have fun!
When/Where: Friday at 7:30 p.m. at the Great Swamp Wildlife Refuge, Basking Ridge
Why Go: Because, uh, it's absolutely awesome?
Cost: $10 (pre-registration required)
When/Where: Saturday at 9 a.m., , Fairmount Ave & Railroad Plz.
Why Go: Bring your easel and paints and enjoy a day of painting with your fellow local artists at Chatham's Reasoner Park.
When/Where: Saturday at 10 a.m. from 55 W. Blackwell St., Dover
Why Go: You're a history buff that wants to learn something new.
When/Where: Saturday at 10 a.m. at Care One at Madison Avenue, Morristown
Why Go: You want to volunteer by socializing with seniors in a number of ways.
Weekend Family Walk
When/Where: Saturday from 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Why Go: Take a walk with your family at , in Montville, in the all-ages (3 and up) stroll.
When/Where: Saturday at 8 p.m. at Why Go: To enjoy a tribute to the Rolling Stones in an outdoor setting
Cost: $20 for adults, $12 for seniors, $10 for kids, children under 10 free with adult
When/Where: Friday, Saturday, Sunday at 8:15 p.m. at The College of Saint Elizabeth, Convent Station
Why Go: You fancy a little of "The Bard" in the out-of-doors.
When/Where: Saturday at 9 p.m. at , 449 Halsey Road, Parsippany
Why Go: Because commemorating the birth of our nation deserves more than one day and fireworks.
When/Where: Sunday from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Spring and Morris streets, Lot No. 10
Why Go: Because you know fresh is best!
Cost: Bring your wallet
When/Where: Sunday from 6 to 9 p.m. at Zebu Forno, Morristown
Why Go: You're feeling creative (and hungry!).
Cost: $10 (includes two slices of pizza, a drink and three hours with model)