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Fun Weekend Activities To Consider

Fun Weekend Activities To Consider

The weekends are the perfect time to relax and participate in activities that put a smile on your face. This is your free time to use as you please and to do more of what’s going to help you to feel calm and at ease.

While it’s important to work hard during the week, it’s also necessary to take some time for you over the weekends. Sitting on the couch is nice once in a while, but you’re likely to get bored of doing this as time goes on. Instead, consider discovering new talents you didn’t know you had, meeting up with others and engaging in entertaining activities that will keep you feeling amused.

No matter the time of year, #HipNJ has a lot of fun activities for you to do. Here are some of our favorites:

Play Golf
One fun weekend activity to consider is to get outside and learn the game of golf. If you already know how to play then call up a few friends and schedule a tee time so you can get out and work on your game. Make sure you’re always prepared to hit the course by having the right equipment and gear at home. For instance, head online to check out the latest super game improvement irons so you can perform well under pressure and in any weather.

Watch A Movie
Another idea for how to spend your weekends is to watch or go to a movie you’ve wanted to see. Either stay home and cuddle up on the couch in your comfortable clothes or head out and make a date night of it with your spouse or partner. Grab a few of your favorite snacks and sit back and enjoy being entertained for a few hours. Another idea is to have a movie marathon if you have a whole day to spare and don’t feel like leaving your house.

Go Hiking
Exercise can be fun when you’re participating in activities such as hiking new and beautiful trails. Find an area that you’re unfamiliar with, and you can explore at your own pace on your time off. Be glad to know that you’ll even be burning some calories and toning your muscles while you’re at it. Just make sure you have the proper gear and attire and carry a map or GPS with you so you don’t get lost.

Play Board Games
In addition, consider playing board games as a fun weekend activity that will help to pass the time. Get the family together or invite over your friends and make a night of it by providing snacks and drinks for all to enjoy. There are a wide variety of games to choose from out there that will have you laughing and feeling joyful in no time.

Take A Road Trip
Taking a short road trip is a great way to spend your weekend hours and escape your daily responsibilities for a little bit. Commit to exploring new lands and make it feel more like vacation by booking a hotel room for a night. It’ll feel good to get away from your normal routine for a night or two and you can return home feeling refreshed and ready to go back to work.

Head to the Beach
The beach is always an excellent option when considering how to utilize your weekend free time. Pack a lunch and make an afternoon of it by enjoying the sunshine and spending some time splashing around in the water. Think about bringing along a few fun games such as volleyball and any sand toys your kids might enjoy playing with.

Grab A Meal or Coffee
The weekends are the perfect opportunity to be social and catch up with friends or family members who you don’t see often. Invite someone who you like spending time with to grab coffee or a meal and catch up about what’s been going on in each of your lives. Consider trying a new restaurant or coffee shop in the area neither of you have been to before.

Play Pool or go Bowling
Weekends are meant for engaging in fun activities such as playing pool or going bowling. Both ideas are entertaining and can be done with either your family or a group of friends. Find a venue in the area that you’ve heard good remarks about and that serves food in case you get hungry.

Visit the Park with Your Kids
Take your kids to the park for a while if you’re feeling bored and looking for ways to use your weekend time. They’ll love getting to run around and act silly and will appreciate you wanting to spend time with them. You can even think about taking them for ice cream after you’re finished if they’re well behaved and you’re in the mood for a treat.

Go Shopping
Weekends are made for shopping and getting a few errands done when you have the chance. Not only purchase the necessities such as groceries, but also a few new items for yourself such as clothes or jewelry. Take the time to check out some new stores or malls in the area and see what’s out there and trending.

Schedule A Spa Treatment
You might also want to consider scheduling a treatment at the spa during the weekend. In no time you’ll feel more relaxed and will be able to reduce or minimize any stress you’re feeling at the time. Enjoy and take advantage of the chance to unplug from technology and simply be in the moment as you get pampered by the staff. There are a wide variety of services to choose from depending on what you’re in the mood for, such as a massage or facial.

Have A Cookout
Finally, another weekend activity to consider is to have a cookout either with your family or a bunch of your friends. It’s a great way to get everyone together and enjoy some good food while being able to soak up the warm weather. Play games, put on music in the background and have plenty of food and drinks to go around. Plan ahead and don’t be afraid to ask everyone bring a dish to pass so you don’t have to do as much work.

Edgewood Country Club to Host Inaugural “Golf Kitchen | Edgewood” Fine Dining Soirée and Golf Kitchen Culinary Excellence Awards

Calling all golfers and foodies! The Edgewood Country Club will be collaborating with Golf Kitchen to bring to you the “Golf Kitchen | Edgewood Fine Dining Soirée and Golf Kitchen Culinary Excellence Awards”. On Thursday, October 4, 2018, at 7:00pm, chefs from some of the most prestigious golf and country clubs in the Northeast and Florida will showcase some of the best cuisines in the golf club industry. 

The event was created by Edgewood COO and General Manager Frank Benzakour, CCM, CCE, And Golf Kitchen Editor-in-Chief Diana DeLucia. “We are thrilled to collaborate with Golf Kitchen magazine’s Diana DeLucia in creating this extravagant event which will be truly in a class of its own, showcasing some of the very best cuisines the golf club industry offers,” said Benzakour.

Attendees will have the opportunity to sample each club’s cuisine, while learning about their history at this exclusive event. It will be a sit-down dinner, where attendees will be able to interact with chefs. There will be an opening party with cocktails, champagne, tapas, an oyster tasting and a carving station with Iberico ham from Spain. There will also be silent and live auctions sponsored by Grand Stand Sports to benefit St Jude Hospital, and the first-ever Golf Kitchen Culinary Excellence Award presentations. The closing party will include dessert. 

“It has long been my dream to create and launch the Golf Kitchen Culinary Excellence Awards,” said DeLucia. “Edgewood is an exceptional setting for such an elegant event. We look forward to inviting members, their guests and area residents to this momentous premiere and to share the experience of this incredible collaboration of industry chefs.”

Edgewood members will receive a discounted ticket price, but you do not have to be a club member to attend! Everyone is welcome to come out and enjoy this elegant event!

 

 

The David Cone Golf Classic To Benefit The Ed Lucas Foundation

The David Cone Golf Classic To Benefit The Ed Lucas Foundation

Come on out on Monday, August 20, 2018 and be a part of The David Cone Golf Classic To Benefit The Ed Lucas Foundation. There is still limited availability for golfers as well as tickets to the cocktail party and dinner.

Schedule Of Events

9:00am
Full Breakfast / Morning Registration

10:30am
Shot-Gun Tee Off

11:30am – 2pm
Lunch

5:00pm – 6:30 pm
Cocktail Party

6:30 pm
Dinner / Live Auction Awards Presentation

*Dress Code* – Business Casual (no jeans) at Cocktail hour/dinner

David Cone says, “I am honored to follow the tradition of Gene “Stick” Michael and the “Scooter” Phil Rizzuto as your host of this years golf outing with my friend, Ed Lucas. Your generosity and support has helped the Ed Lucas Foundation to provide scholarships for blind and disabled students, support diabetes and eye research, and provide adaptive equipment to assist the disabled gain their independence. There are many ways for you to become involved. Your support would mean so much to me.”

If you would like to donate an auction item for the David Cone Celebrity Charity Golf Classic, please click here. If you cannot attend the event but would still like to make a contribution, please visit the website at https://www.theedlucasfoundation.org/donate then click the donate button.

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