Calendar of Events: January
NEW YEAR, NEW YOU!
Madison is home to many gyms and fitness studios. Sign up for a new membership (there are many virtual options) and get in shape while you support a local business.
VISIT THE GROW IT GREEN WINTERS FARMERS’ MARKET
Grow It Green Morristown presents the Winter Farmers’ Market every Sunday,
December 6, 2020 – March 28, 2021 (except 12/27) from 10 am to 1 pm outdoors on the parking deck behind the Morris Museum. The market will be open to at-risk customers from 9:30 am to 10 am. Grow It Green is a local nonprofit that is pleased to host this outdoor Winter Market to support local farmers and artisans. This year the Winter Market will offer a wide range of unique selections from pasture-raised meat to artisanal, cheese, honey, prepared foods, nuts and grains, baked goods, artisan breads, eggs, produce and handcrafted home goods.
LEARN ALL ABOUT FRIDA KAHLO WITH THE MADISON PUBLIC LIBRARY
Frida Kahlo’s paintings illustrate the anguish and passion of a fascinating and complicated life. This talk will acquaint you with Frida, the Mexican and feminist icon, through a comprehensive examination of her works, especially emphasizing her engagement with the natural world. This lecture will be given by Janet Cohen Mandel. Janet Mandel taught in New Jersey’s public schools for 32 years, the last eighteen of which were at Columbia High School in Maplewood, where she taught English, art history, and World Languages and Cultures. In October of 2003 she was named runner-up for the New Jersey Council for the Humanities (NJCH) Teacher of the Year award and was formally recognized by the New Jersey State Legislature and Governor Codey for this achievement. In May of 2004 she was the recipient of the “Innovations in Special Education Award” from the New Jersey School Boards Association (NJSBA) and the Association of Schools and Agencies for the Handicapped (ASAH). Registration required; this event will be held via Zoom.
ATTEND THE BOROUGH COUNCIL REORGANIZATION MEETING
Every January, the Mayor and BoroughCouncil swear in newly-elected officials and board and committee members. For more information (and to confirm the date and details), visit www.rosenet.org
EXPLORE THE MUSEUM OF EARLY TRADES & CRAFT — ONLINE!
Do you know you can make butter at home with just a few simple materials? Or host a Victorian Tea Party? The METC website is packed with fun recipes and projects like these that are sure to delight kids of all ages on cold winter days.
GO SHOPPING DOWNTOWN
The holidays are over, but Madison’s businesses still need your support. Check out all that Madison has to offer, then pick up something delicious for lunch from one of our fantastic restaurants. #MadisonStrong
MAKE A CLAY DATE AT MADISON MUD
Make something beautiful out of clay at Madison Mud. They offer a variety of classes and events for new and experienced clay artists. A perfect way to spend a cold day- -and you’ll have an amazing one-of-a-kind piece of art to show for it!