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.

November 2017

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Apple Cidering 1 –2 :30 pm
Scaredy Plants 1 –4 pm
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Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Disguised Discoveries 10 –11 am
Trick or Trees! 3 –4 pm
Nature’s Little Explorers 10 –10 :45 am
Sprouts: Leaf Dance 10 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 pm
Music of the Woods 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Nature’s Little Explorers 10 –10 :45 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 –1 :45 pm
Full Moon Hike: Moderate 5 –7 :30 pm
Yoga for Nature Kids 10 –11 am
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Nature’s Little Explorers 10 –10 :45 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 pm
Falling for Fungus 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Nature’s Little Explorers 10 –10 :45 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 –1 :45 pm
Plant-stravaganza! 9 –4 pm
Weekend Family Walk 10 –11 am
Apple Cidering 1 –2 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Nature’s Little Explorers 10 –10 :45 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 pm
Nature’s Little Explorers 10 –10 :45 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 –1 :45 pm
Preparing for Winter 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
After School Hike 4 –5 pm
Thanks for Thanksgiving 4 :30 –5 :30 pm
Nature’s Little Explorers 10 –10 :45 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 pm
Nature’s Little Explorers 10 –10 :45 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 –1 :45 pm
Apple Cidering 1:00 pm
Apple Cidering 2:30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Nature’s Little Explorers 10 –10 :45 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 pm
Nature’s Little Explorers 10 –10 :45 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 –1 :45 pm
1
Gingerbread Wonderland 10 –4 :30 pm
2
Gingerbread Wonderland 10 –4 :30 pm

November 2017 Events

Wednesday, October 25 : 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Wednesdays, October 25 through December 6 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an adult. Discover the wonders of nature together...

Wednesday, October 25 : 1:15 PM - 2:00 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Wednesdays, October 25 through December 6 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler, and learn about...

Thursday, October 26 : 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Thursdays, October 26 through December 14 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an adult. Discover the wonders of nature through...

Thursday, October 26 : 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Thursdays, October 26 through December 14 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler, and learn about...

Wednesday, November 1 : 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Gallery Exhibit: Paintings Inspired by Nature’s Gift

Wednesday, November 1 through Thursday, November 30 Gallery Exhibit: Paintings Inspired by Nature’s GiftEnjoy spectacular oil paintings by the...

Wednesday, November 1 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Leaf Dance

Wednesday, November 1 Sprouts: Leaf DanceAges 2 - 3 with an adult. Observe and collect colorful leaves, and talk about why they...

Wednesday, November 1 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Seedlings: We All Fall Down

Wednesday, November 1 Seedlings: We All Fall DownAges 4 - 5 with an adult. Why do the leaves fall off the trees...

Wednesday, November 1 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Music of the Woods

Wednesday, November 1 Music of the WoodsAges 4 & Up. Walk the trails with open ears. Learn about the sounds of...

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

Home School Days: Botany and Beyond-LEAVES!

Thursday, November 2 Home School Days: Botany and Beyond-LEAVES!Grades 1- 4. Become a botanist, and discover the wonders of plant science...

Thursday, November 2 : 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Full Moon Hike: Moderate

Thursday, November 2 Full Moon Hike: ModerateAges 12 & Up. Join a hike to watch the sun set, and view the...

Friday, November 3 : 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pests and Diseases of Ornamental Woody Plants

Friday, November 3 Pests and Diseases of Ornamental Woody PlantsRich Buckley and Sabrina Tirpak of Rutgers Plant Diagnostic Lab, bring...

Saturday, November 4 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, November 4 & Sunday, November 5 Family Photo Scavenger HuntGrab a camera or phone, and stop by the Education Center...

Saturday, November 4 : 1:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Tri-State African Violet Council Annual Show and Sale

Saturday, November 4 & Sunday, November 5 Tri-State African Violet Council Annual Show and SaleStep into a room filled with award-winning...

Sunday, November 5 : 10:30 AM - 3:00 PM

Tri-State African Violet Council Annual Show and Sale

Saturday, November 4 & Sunday, November 5 Tri-State African Violet Council Annual Show and SaleStep into a room filled with award-winning...

Monday, November 6 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Yoga for Nature Kids

Monday, November 6 Yoga for Nature KidsAges 2 - 6 with an adult. Learn yoga-like poses and movements that represent the animals...

Monday, November 6 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wild Animal Experts

Monday, November 6 Wild Animal ExpertsAll Ages. Become a wildlife expert by learning amazing scientific facts about New Jersey wildlife. ...

Tuesday, November 7 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, November 7 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Wednesday, November 8 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Up and Down in the Dirt

Wednesday, November 8 Sprouts: Up and Down in the DirtAges 2 - 3 with an adult. It’s time to plant...

Wednesday, November 8 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Seedlings: Plant In A Package

Wednesday, November 8 Seedlings: Plant In A PackageAges 4 - 5 with an adult. Why are bulbs planted in the fall? Learn...

Wednesday, November 8 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Falling for Fungus

Wednesday, November 8 Falling for FungusAges 6 & Up. Enjoy a guided walk with a fungus enthusiast, and search for sprouting...

Thursday, November 9 : 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Kids’ Nature Fest: Creepy Crawlies

Thursday, November 9 Kids’ Nature Fest: Creepy CrawliesGrades 1 - 4. Spend the day off from school investigating bugs, slugs, and...

Friday, November 10 : 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Plant-stravaganza!

Friday, November 10 Plant-stravaganza!Grades 1 - 4. View plant cells in a microscope, make a silly ‘grass head’ to bring...

Friday, November 10 : 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

NJEA Holiday Mini-Camp: Dig It! Archaeology 101

Friday, November 10 NJEA Holiday Mini-Camp: Dig It! Archaeology 101In conjunction with the new exhibit, ‘Trash Talks,’ learn about...

Saturday, November 11 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, November 11 & Sunday, November 12 Family Photo Scavenger HuntGrab a camera or phone, and stop by the Haggerty Education...

Saturday, November 11 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Weekend Family Walk

Saturday, November 11 Weekend Family WalkAll Ages. Take to the trails with a guide to discover unique animals and plants....

Saturday, November 11 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Tripod Rock Hike: Moderate

Saturday, November 11 Tripod Rock Hike: ModerateAges 7 & Up. Visit the rock star that helped make Pyramid Mountain famous.Time: 1...

Saturday, November 11 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Apple Cidering

Saturday, November 11 & Sunday, November 12 Apple CideringAll Ages. Find out why you’ve been looking at apples upside...

Sunday, November 12 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddlers & Tykes: Are Deer Roaming Here?

Sunday, November 12 Toddlers & Tykes: Are Deer Roaming Here?Ages 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story about NJ&rsquo...

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

Thanksgiving Harvest Home & Armistice Observance

Sunday, November 12 Thanksgiving Harvest Home & Armistice ObservanceEnjoy interactive farm chores, a wagon ride, and create a family-friendly craft....

Sunday, November 12 : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Toddlers & Tykes: Are Deer Roaming Here?

Sunday, November 12 Toddlers & Tykes: Are Deer Roaming Here?Ages 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story about NJ&rsquo...

Sunday, November 12 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Awesome Animal Artists

Sunday, November 12 Awesome Animal ArtistsAges 5 - 9. Budding young artists mix nature and art in this indoor/outdoor program. Each...

Tuesday, November 14 : 9:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Project Learning Tree: Teacher Training Workshop

Tuesday, November 14 Project Learning Tree: Teacher Training WorkshopEducators for Grades Pre-K - 8. Through innovative, interactive lessons, learn to teach...

Tuesday, November 14 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, November 14 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, November 14 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Nature Kids: Gobble, Gobble

Tuesday, November 14 Nature Kids: Gobble, GobbleAges 4 & 5 with an adult. Join a naturalist to learn about the amazing turkeys,...

Wednesday, November 15 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Counting Soup

Wednesday, November 15 Sprouts: Counting SoupAges 2 - 3 with an adult. Join the celebration by making a harvest soup with plants...

Wednesday, November 15 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Seedlings: Harvest Is Here

Wednesday, November 15 Seedlings: Harvest Is HereAges 4 - 5 with an adult. Harvest veggies, and make soup from scratch to celebrate...

Wednesday, November 15 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home-School Adventures: Nature Detectives

Wednesday, November 15 Home-School Adventures: Nature DetectivesAll Ages. So many animals living at the swamp are never spotted. Learn how...

Wednesday, November 15 : 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Outdoor Skills: Shelter Building

Wednesday, November 15 Outdoor Skills: Shelter BuildingAges 10 - 15. Expand your wilderness and survival skills by learning about primitive shelters and...

Thursday, November 16 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Days: Botany and Beyond- FLOWERS!

Thursday, November 16 Home School Days: Botany and Beyond- FLOWERS!Grades 1- 4. Become a botanist, and discover the wonders of plant...

Thursday, November 16 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Preparing for Winter

Thursday, November 16 Preparing for WinterAll Ages. Learn how local wildlife prepares for winter, and compare the changes that humans...

Saturday, November 18 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, November 18 & Sunday, November 19 Family Photo Scavenger HuntGrab a camera or phone, and stop by the Haggerty Education...

Saturday, November 18 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

In the Dooryard: Essential Weeds at Our Feet: Presentation & Salve-Making Workshop

Saturday, November 18 In the Dooryard: Essential Weeds at Our Feet: Presentation & Salve-Making WorkshopRachel Mackow, owner of Wild Ridge...

Sunday, November 19 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

*SOLD OUT* Cooking Demonstration: Genius Ginger

*SOLD OUT*Sunday, November 19 Cooking Demonstration: Genius GingerGo beyond gingerbread, and work with ginger in its many forms. Candied,...

Monday, November 20 : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Yoga for Nature Kids

Monday, November 20 Yoga for Nature KidsAges 2 - 6 with an adult. Learn yoga-like poses and movements that represent animals and...

Tuesday, November 21 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, November 21 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, November 21 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddlers & Tykes: Totally Turkey

Tuesday, November 21 Toddlers & Tykes: Totally TurkeyAges 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story read aloud, make a simple...

Tuesday, November 21 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

After School Hike

Tuesday, November 21 After School HikeAges 5 & Up. Relax and enjoy an easy hike filled with nature topics and activities. ...

Tuesday, November 21 : 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Thanks for Thanksgiving

Tuesday, November 21Thanks for ThanksgivingGrades 1 - 5.Create a Thanksgiving-themed centerpiece using fresh and dried natural materials. Perfect for the...

Saturday, November 25 : 9:30 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, November 25 & Sunday, November 26 Family Photo Scavenger HuntGrab a camera or phone, and stop by the Education Center...

Saturday, November 25 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Holiday Swag Workshop

Saturday, November 25 Holiday Swag WorkshopGet a jump on your holiday decorating by making an outdoor swag under the expert...

Saturday, November 25 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Apple Cidering

Saturday, November 25 & Sunday, November 26 Apple CideringAll Ages. Learn the reason that you’ve been looking at apples...

Monday, November 27 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddlers & Tykes: Totally Turkey

Monday, November 27 Toddlers & Tykes: Totally TurkeyAges 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story, activities, and a nature walk,...

Tuesday, November 28 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, November 28 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, November 28 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Family Science Day: Remarkable Rocks

Tuesday, November 28 Family Science Day: Remarkable RocksAll Ages with an adult. Discover the amazing world of geology, while rotating...

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change