Calendar

Please be informed that bow and firearm hunting is scheduled in some parks in accordance with the Park Commission’s White-tailed Deer Management Program. Please click here for the Hunt Schedule which includes Park Closure dates. Please contact (973) 326-7600 with any questions.

Please be informed that bow and firearm hunting is scheduled in some parks in accordance with the Park Commission’s White-tailed Deer Management Program. Please click here for the Hunt Schedule which includes Park Closure dates. Please contact (973) 326-7600 with any questions.

February 2018

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
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Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
What’s the Story Here? 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
After-School Hike 4 –5 pm
Sprouts: Be Mine 10 –11 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Nature Detectives: Easy 1 –2 :30 pm
Music of the Woods 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Junior Naturalists 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Junior Naturalists 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Sprouts: Sappy Sweet 10 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Yoga for Nature Kids 10 –11 am
Outdoor Skills: Keeping Warm 4 :30 –6 :30 pm
Outdoor Skills: Keeping Warm 9 :30 –11 :30 am
Forever Green 10 –11 :30 am
How Sweet It Is 1 –2 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Junior Naturalists 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
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Full Moon Hike: Moderate 5 :30 –8 pm
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February 2018 Events

Friday, December 15 : 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Friday Night Skate with DJ Earl

Friday nights, October - AprilFriday Night Skate with DJ Earl Gather your friends, and meet on the ice at...

Wednesday, January 17 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Wednesdays, January 17 through February 21 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an adult. Discover the wonders of nature together...

Wednesday, January 17 : 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Wednesdays, January 17 through February 21 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler, and learn about...

Thursday, January 18 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Thursdays, January 18 through February 22 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an adult. Enjoy discovering the wonders of nature...

Thursday, January 18 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Thursdays, January 18 through February 22 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler and learn about...

Thursday, February 1 : 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Gallery Exhibit: Arboreal/Nature by the HUB Camera Club

Thursday, February 1 through Wednesday, February 28 Gallery Exhibit: Arboreal/Nature by the HUB Camera ClubThis exhibit reflects the creativity of...

Thursday, February 1 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home-School Days: Beautiful Biomes - Rain Forests

Thursday, February 1 Home-School Days: Beautiful Biomes - Rain ForestsGrades 1 - 4. Discover different plants from around the world and their...

Saturday, February 3 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, February 3 & Sunday, February 4 Family Photo Scavenger HuntGrab a camera or phone for this month’s nature...

Saturday, February 3 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Blackburn Scholarship Lecture with Ken Druse

Saturday, February 3 Blackburn Scholarship Lecture with Ken DruseSpeaker Ken Druse, presenting The New Shade Garden: Creating a Lush Oasis...

Saturday, February 3 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 3 & Sunday, February 4 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap,...

Sunday, February 4 : 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Eagle Watching Trip

Sunday, February 4 Eagle Watching TripAges 18 & Up. Join this van trip into NY and PA to view majestic, wintering...

Sunday, February 4 : 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A Winter’s Day on the Farm

Sunday, February 4 A Winter’s Day on the FarmExperience life on a 20th century farm! Meet the Jersey...

Sunday, February 4 : 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, February 4 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. Use your own snowshoes,...

Monday, February 5 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddlers & Tykes: Snow or No?

Monday, February 5 Toddlers & Tykes: Snow or No?Ages 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story read aloud and a...

Monday, February 5 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

What’s the Story Here?

Monday, February 5 What’s the Story Here?Ages 5 & Up. Discover evidence left by different animals, and recreate the...

Monday, February 5 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Awesome Animal Artists

Monday, February 5 Awesome Animal ArtistsAges 5 - 9. Budding young artists mix nature and art in this indoor/outdoor program. Each...

Tuesday, February 6 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, February 6 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, February 6 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddlers and Tykes: Snow or No?

Tuesday, February 6 Toddlers and Tykes: Snow or No?Ages 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story read aloud and a...

Tuesday, February 6 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

After-School Hike

Tuesday, February 6 After-School HikeAges 5 & Up. Enjoy an easy hike filled with nature topics and activities.Time: 4 p.m....

Wednesday, February 7 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Sprouts: Be Mine

Wednesday, February 7 Sprouts: Be MineAges 2 - 3 with an adult. Discover ways to keep summer flowers for the cold winter...

Wednesday, February 7 : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Be My Valentine, Planet Earth

Wednesday, February 7 Be My Valentine, Planet EarthAll Ages. Create your own, unique Valentines with recycled materials. Discover easy ways...

Saturday, February 10 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, February 10 & Sunday, February 11 Family Photo Scavenger HuntGrab a camera or phone for this month’s nature...

Saturday, February 10 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Matilda’s Tea: Tally Ho!

Saturday, February 10 Matilda’s Tea: Tally Ho!Ages 6 & Up with an adult. At this annual winter tea, learn...

Saturday, February 10 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Nature Detectives: Easy

Saturday, February 10 Nature Detectives: EasyAll Ages. Head out on the trails in search of animal signs.Time: 1 p.m....

Saturday, February 10 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

*SOLD OUT* Valentine’s Flower Arranging Workshop

*SOLD OUT*Saturday, February 10 Valentine’s Flower Arranging WorkshopJoin Floral Designer Marge Hulstrunk to create your own special,...

Saturday, February 10 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 10 & Sunday, February 11 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap,...

Sunday, February 11 : 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, February 11 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. Use your own snowshoes,...

Sunday, February 11 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Landscape Design: The Basics and Beyond

Sunday, February 11 Landscape Design: The Basics and BeyondJoin Susan Olinger, longtime landscape and garden designer, and learn the concepts...

Monday, February 12 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Music of the Woods

Monday, February 12 Music of the Woods   Ages 4 & Up. Learn about the incredible sounds of the forest,...

Tuesday, February 13 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, February 13 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, February 13 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Nature Kids: Sap to Syrup

Tuesday, February 13 Nature Kids: Sap to SyrupAges 4 & 5 with an adult. Learn how maple tree sap is turned into...

Tuesday, February 13 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Junior Naturalists

Tuesdays, February 13 through March 20 Junior NaturalistsAges 6 - 9. Learn how to study the plants, animals, and land that make up...

Tuesday, February 13 : 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Art at the Arboretum: Psychedelic Prints

Tuesday, February 13 Art at the Arboretum: Psychedelic PrintsAges 8 - 12. Discover how to create beautiful, unique marbled paper with household...

Wednesday, February 14 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home-School Adventures: Family Matters

Wednesday, February 14 Home-School Adventures: Family MattersAges 5 & Up. Learn how different animal mates meet and form a team to...

Thursday, February 15 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home-School Days: Beautiful Biomes - Grasslands

Thursday, February 15 Home-School Days: Beautiful Biomes - GrasslandsGrades 1 - 4. Discover different plants from around the world and their diverse...

Thursday, February 15 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Indoor Scavenger Hunt Challenge

Thursday, February 15 Indoor Scavenger Hunt ChallengeAll Ages. Enjoy an indoor scavenger hunt to find featured items and creatures, take...

Saturday, February 17 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Winter Birds Hike: Moderate

Saturday, February 17 Winter Birds Hike: ModerateAges 7 & Up. Discover the beautiful birds living in New Jersey, learn to recognize...

Saturday, February 17 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 17 & Sunday, February 18 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap,...

Saturday, February 17 : 6:59 PM - 6:59 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, February 17 & Sunday, February 18 Family Photo Scavenger HuntGrab a camera or phone for this month’s nature...

Sunday, February 18 : 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, February 18 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. Use your own snowshoes,...

Monday, February 19 : 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

A Day Off with Nature: The Wildlife Olympics

Monday, February 19 A Day Off with Nature: The Wildlife OlympicsAges 5 - 9. Explore animals’ amazing athletic abilities and how...

Tuesday, February 20 : 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Planting With the Presidents

Tuesday, February 20 Planting With the PresidentsGrades 1 - 3 Pay tribute to the Presidents’ green thumbs. Practice your gardening skills,...

Tuesday, February 20 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, February 20 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, February 20 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Maple Sugaring on the Mountain

Tuesday, February 20 Maple Sugaring on the MountainAll Ages. Learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Wednesday, February 21 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Sappy Sweet

Wednesday, February 21 Sprouts: Sappy SweetAges 2 - 3 with an adult. As winter winds down, the maple trees start to wake...

Wednesday, February 21 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Seedlings: Maple Syrup Time!

Wednesday, February 21 Seedlings: Maple Syrup Time!Ages 4 - 5 with an adult. See how trees are tapped, taste a little sap,...

Friday, February 23 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Yoga for Nature Kids

Friday, February 23 Yoga for Nature KidsAges 2 - 6 with an adult. In this indoor/outdoor program, little ones learn yoga-like...

Friday, February 23 : 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Outdoor Skills: Keeping Warm

Friday, February 23 Outdoor Skills: Keeping WarmAges 10 - 15. Learn why ‘cotton kills’ and different techniques for keeping your...

Saturday, February 24 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, February 24 & Sunday, February 25 Family Photo Scavenger HuntGrab a camera or phone for this month’s nature...

Saturday, February 24 : 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Outdoor Skills: Keeping Warm

Saturday, February 24 Outdoor Skills: Keeping WarmAges 10 - 15. Learn why ‘cotton kills’ and different techniques for keeping your...

Saturday, February 24 : 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Forever Green

Saturday, February 24 Forever GreenAges 10 & Up. Learn how to identify native evergreen species, and take a hike with a...

Saturday, February 24 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

How Sweet It Is

Saturday, February 24 How Sweet It IsDiscover just how easy it is to tap a maple tree, collect sap, and...

Saturday, February 24 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Art of Growing English Sweet Peas with Matt Mattus

Saturday, February 24 The Art of Growing English Sweet Peas with Matt MattusJoin Tower Hill Botanic Garden and President of...

Saturday, February 24 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 24 & Sunday, February 25 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap,...

Sunday, February 25 : 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, February 25 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. Use your own snowshoes,...

Monday, February 26 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddlers & Tykes: Hoot, Hoot, Hooray for Owls

Monday, February 26 Toddlers & Tykes: Hoot, Hoot, Hooray for OwlsAges 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story read aloud...

Monday, February 26 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bird Bingo for Seniors

Monday, February 26 Bird Bingo for SeniorsAdults Only. Learn the fascinating language of birds. Each month, in this series of...

Monday, February 26 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wild Animal Experts

Monday, February 26 Wild Animal ExpertsAll Ages. Become a wildlife expert by learning amazing and scientific facts about New Jersey...

Tuesday, February 27 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, February 27 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, February 27 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Family Science Day: Water World

Tuesday, February 27 Family Science Day: Water WorldAll Ages with an adult. Learn about water while rotating through hands-on activity...

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change