Weekends don't have to be boring. Lift your spirits and fill your rest days with jam-packed and fun-filled activities happening this weekend in Central New Jersey!

Here's your guide to must-see events @ Central New Jersey:

1. Discovery Saturdays at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

When: Mar 24, 9 am

Where: 165 Hobart Ave., Summit, NJ 07901

Saturdays are meant for family and learning. There is no better way to spend the day together, than at the Arboretum as you explore, investigate, discover and grow as a unit. You're in for some interactive exploration that will feed your mind this weekend.

2. Motion & Meditation at YogaSutra

When: Mar 24, 10:15 am

Where: 524 Westfield Ave, Westfield, NJ 07090

Is the world moving too fast for you? Need to slow down and collect yourself? The time-proven methods of yoga will show you the way. THrough meditative breathing and postures, you too can achieve the zen you have been longing for. 

3. Dog Adoption Event

When: Mar 24, 11 am - 4 pm

Where: Home for Good Dog Rescue, 465 Springfield Ave, Berkeley Heights

Want to have your very own furbaby? Share the love this weekend and get a chance to help out with this Adoption Event happening this weekend. Remember to complete an adoption application online before you arrive to begin the approval process.

4. Alternative Worship at FBC Westfield

When: Mar 25, 12:15 pm
Where: 170 Elm St, Westfield, NJ 07090, USA

Get into the Spirit of heavenly stuff with uplifting music in the all-digital service, 5 pm service every last Sunday of the month. And meet new people to boot!

5. Easter Egg Hunt in the Summit YMCA Pool!

When: Mar 24, 2 pm

Where: Summit YMCA Pool

Calling all Summit bairns, tots, rugrats and kids! The Easter Bunny needs your help collecting the easter eggs that were left in the pool. Bring your sleuthing skills, your bathing suit, and towel and lend a hand. Win great prizes in exchange for the eggs you find!

6. Vernal Pool Investigations at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum

When: Mar 24, 7 pm

Where: 324 Forest Drive South, Short Hills, NJ 07078

Take a sunset hike with the knowledge-imparting staff of the Arboretum this weekend and feed your mind! Learn about the creatures living in vernal pools and their amazing ability to adapt. There will be light refreshments and a lot of great company. 

7. Library Fundraiser features Jazz Vocalist Sarah Partridge

When: Mar 25, 3 pm

Where: 75 Maple Street, Summit, NJ 07901

A concert, featuring jazz vocalist, Sarah Partridge, will be held to benefit the Summit Free Public Library. A reception with assorted hors-d'oeuvres from What A Dish will be served up after. 

8. Palm Sunday Service

When: Mar 25, 10:30 am

Where: 17 Kent Place Boulevard, Summit, NJ 07901

Recall the triumphant palm welcome Jerusalem paid to Jesus and ponder on his journey toward the cross this Lenten Season. 

9. New Providence United Methodist Church to host Easter Egg Hunt

When: Mar 24, 2 pm

Where: 1441 Springfield Ave., New Providence, NJ 07974

It's that time of the year again when the New Providence United Methodist Church kicks off their annual Easter Egg Hunt! So many fun Easter activities in line for kids and kids of all ages, and everyone is invited, so mark your calendars!

10. NJ Audubon: Exploring Lichens

When: Mar 24, 1 pm

Where: 11 Hardscrabble Rd, Bernardsville, NJ Bernardsville-Bedminster, NJ Patch

You see them, but know not of them, and it is time you learn about them. Lichens are a simple slow-growing plant that typically forms a low crustlike, leaflike, or branching growth on rocks, walls, and trees. And they hold a world of knowledge and uses. Explore nature and expand your mind!

11. Weekend Open House List 

If you're looking for some inspiration regarding decor or renovations or beginning the process of buying a home, open houses are a great way to start. 

We've created the ULTIMATE guide to open houses this weekend in 17 Central New Jersey Towns including: 

Central NJ Weekly Open House List

Warren ~ Watchung ~ Bridgewater (Martinsville) ~ Basking Ridge ~ Greenbrook ~ Long Hill (G...

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