The Weekender: Ready, Set … Go Outdoors
Time to enjoy the first official weekend of summer and celebrate the great outdoors!
The first official weekend of summer offers events to allow us to enjoy the warm weather and the sun on our faces. Slather on the sunscreen and grab a water bottle, it’s going to be a hot weekend with lots to do!
The Great American Backyard Campout — It’s time to pitch the tent and smell the S’mores toasting over the open fire. The Great American Backyard Campout is at the Reeves-Reed Arboretum. All are welcome but no bears allowed! $45.00/family (Membership price $30.00/family) – June 22, 6 p.m. to June 23, 8 a.m. – Summit
Classic Thyme Cooking School Presents: Summertime Barbeque — Learn how to BBQ like a chef this summer and amaze your friends! This cooking class will teach you the basics of outdoor barbeque cooking with Steven Capodicasa. $70.00/per person – 7 p.m. – Westfield.
Second Annual Festival of Fine Arts & Crafts — This arts and craft show will feature over 75 artisans as well as some entertainment and is sponsored by Summit Downtown. Free - 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. – Summit
Calvary Episcopal Church Rummage Sale — Come find your treasure amongst the cloths, antiques, toys and much more. Free parking is available behind the church. Free – 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. – Summit
Star Party – Trailside Nature & Science Center — Enjoy a free evening of learning about the stars that twinkle in our night sky. Telescopes and binoculars will be provided by AAI to view Saturn, Mars and many other interesting things. Donations Accepted — 8 p.m. — Mountainside
Car Wash – First Baptist Church — This is a fundraiser sponsored by the Youth Group. All proceeds will be used towards their trip at the IMMERSE gathering. Donations accepted — 10 a.m. — Westfield
Free Baseball Game — Come cheer on the NJ Pilots as they play Lehigh in this free baseball game. The American Collegiate Baseball League is a Major League Baseball and NCAA co-sponsored league. Free – 7 p.m. — Berkeley Heights
Make it Possible/ Hablo Posible Seminar (Spanish Version) — The Glisel Jimenez State Farm Agency is conducting a free seminar on Lessons in Financial Education. This seminar is available in English and Spanish. Free – 8:30 a.m. — Summit