5 Fun Things to Do This Memorial Day Weekend!

Ramya Paritala, Staff Writer

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A long-awaited four day weekend is coming up, which is the perfect time to take a much-needed break from school. During this mini break, it is a time to get away from all things school and focus on the fun. Here are 5 things that you can do to brighten up your mini break away from school!

Watch a Movie: Aladdin 2019

During any break, watching TV and movies is already a given. So why not try out a long-anticipated movie? The live-action version of the famously known movie, Aladdin, is expected to come out on May 24. The cast will include well-known stars such as Will Smith, and will feature Mena Massoud as Aladdin, and Naomi Scott as Princess Jasmine. Its elaborate costumes and scenes will transform the film from its previous animated version. Make sure to check out this movie this weekend so you can experience a different version of the famous original 1992 film.

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Rating: PG

Genre: Fantasy/Romance

Length: 2 hours 8 minutes

 

Bake Memorial Day Treats

Baking is an activity that’s fun and enjoyable for all! There are many Memorial Day treats that you can try to make over the long weekend. Try a new recipe and invite family or friends to make something delicious. Find a treat that you want to taste and make it! Why buy treats when you can make your own!

Visit the link below for are a few Memorial Day recipes that you can try… https://www.tasteofhome.com/collection/memorial-day-desserts/

 

Visit the Beach

Memorial Day weekend is right around the corner and the weather is getting better everyday! Why wait till the summer to go to the beach when you can go now? Enjoy some fun in the sun with friends and family at a nearby beach! You can go swimming, collect seashells, make sandcastles, or just relax on the sand!

Click the link below to find out about beaches near Monroe Township… https://www.yelp.com/search?cflt=beaches&find_loc=Monroe+Township%2C+NJ+08831

 

Go to a Nearby Park

The weather is getting sunnier, which means perfect park weather! Visit a nearby park and spend some time there in any way you want. Have a picnic with family or friends, go on a run or jog, walk around, and just take in the sights. It doesn’t have to be planned, just go enjoy yourself on any day you choose!

Parks near Monroe Township: Thompson Park, Veterans Park

 

Memorial Day Parade

Though this is a break, let’s not forget the holiday that it’s for….Memorial Day! One way to commemorate this holiday is to go to one of the many parades that are available. Join many other people in walking around the towns of New Jersey and honoring the true spirit of the holiday.

Parades near Monroe Township

Princeton: May 25, 10 AM http://www.spiritofprinceton.org

Old Bridge: May 27, 9 AM http://www.oldbridge.com/qcontent/NewsFeed.aspx?FeedID=1849

Metuchen: May 27, 10 AM https://centennial.legion.org/new-jersey/post65/2019/05/27/92-nd-memorial-day-parade

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