Natural ‘tree cookies,’ more special than any store bought cookies, are round slices of tree trunks, not edible, of course. They are now available for purchase at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham Township. Learn more and order your tree cookie!
Get ready and arm yourself on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18. The revolution is coming to Morris County, the Food Revolution, that is . . . and you need to arm yourself with information that’s key to prevention diet-related diseases and obesity, as well as living a healthier lifestyle.
If you call Morris County ‘home’ because you live, work, attend school, or socialize here, then you enjoy the pleasures of its many wonderful and unique gems. For over five decades, the Morris County Park Commission has dedicated resources to preserving historic buildings, treasured gardens, significant artifacts, and national heritage. The places, stories, and artifacts preserved are of significant local and national importance.
Throughout the month of May, ‘No Place Like Home’ series, offers events, tours, and exhibits for kids and adults that highlight people, places, and plants that have been saved and restored in honor of National Preservation Month.
The Morris County Park Commission received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.
The Frantic Fun Run 5K on Tuesday, June 25 is a rare opportunity to run through the 19th century Fosterfields Living Historical Farm in Morris Township. Participants race through history on a cross-country trail. Runners receive custom moisture wicking t-shirts, and awards. Enjoy the post-race party including raffle prizes, DJ entertainment, and food.
Preregister by June 20 at www.raceforum.com/frantic.
Day of Registration: $25
5:00 p.m. - 6:45 p.m. : Registration
7 p.m. : 5K Start
7:45 p.m. : Awards and post-race party (approximate time)
For more information call, 973-326-7616.
There are many different camps from ages 2 to 18 that appeal to kids with all kinds of interests. Close to home and reasonably priced, these camps are under the supervision of highly trained and certified professionals. Register now because space is limited.
Teachers: Take advantage of our many excellent field trips that are close at hand and offer a wealth of educational experiences at affordable prices. Our lesson topics and objectives are closely correlated to the NJ Core Curriculum Standards as well as the most commonly taught science and social studies topics in local schools. Our programs include hands-on activities, pre- and post- trip lessons, and take home follow-up activities. Professional development courses are also available.
Sign up for Mennen Arena's Learn to Skate classes. Programs available for three year olds to adults!