Calendar
June 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 pm
Garden Buds 1 –1 :45 pm
Junior Naturalists 4 –5 pm
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Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Wiggle Time 2 –4 pm
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Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Painting with Flowers 3 :30 –5 pm
National Donut Day 1 –2 :30 pm
Falling for Ferns: Moderate 10 –12 :30 pm
Hitch a Ride! 10 :15 –12 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Garden Buds 1 –1 :45 pm
Wiggle Time 2 –4 pm
The Fungus Among Us 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Keys to Trees 2 –3 pm
The Birds and the Bees! 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Civil War Weekend 10 –5 pm
Butterfly Bonanza! 12 –4 pm
Piglet Weigh-In! 1 –2 pm
Piglet Weigh-In! 2 –3 pm
Civil War Weekend 10 –4 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Garden Buds 1 –1 :45 pm
After School Hike 4 –5 pm
Wiggle Time 2 –4 pm
Flat Water Canoe Skills 5 –6 :15 pm
Evening Canoe Paddle 6 :30 –8 :30 pm
Cheese Fest! 10 –3 pm
Hook, Line, and Sinker! 1 –2 :30 pm
People-Power Day 1 –3 pm
Father’s Day Geocaching 10 :30 –12 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Wiggle Time 2 –4 pm
Campout on the Beach 7 –9 :30 am
Gardening with Wildflowers 10 –11 :30 am
Fairy Day 1 –3 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Wonderful Wildlife Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Herbalicious! 1 –2 pm

June 2018 Events

Tuesday, April 17 : 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Garden Buds

Tuesdays, April 17 through June 12 Garden BudsAges 4 - 5 with an adult. Instill a love of gardening in preschoolers, and maybe...

Friday, June 1 : 10:00 AM - 1:30 PM

New Jersey Public Gardens Day Tours

Friday, June 1 New Jersey Public Gardens Day ToursCelebrate this event with a tour of one or more of the...

Friday, June 1 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

National Donut Day

Friday, June 1 National Donut DaySince 1938, National Donut Day has honored the Salvation Army lassies who shared the comfort of...

Friday, June 1 : 9:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Gallery Exhibit: My Art in Nature by Alexadru Gagiu

Friday, June 1 through Saturday, June 30 Gallery Exhibit: My Art in Nature by Alexadru GagiuMr. Gagiu’s oil and...

Saturday, June 2 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, June 2 & Sunday, June 3 Family Photo Scavenger HuntGrab a camera or phone, and stop by the Haggerty Education...

Saturday, June 2 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Outdoor Skills: Orienteering

Saturday, June 2 Outdoor Skills: OrienteeringAges 10 - 15. Satisfy your appetite for adventure, and learn wilderness and survival skills. Learn how...

Saturday, June 2 : 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Falling for Ferns: Moderate

Saturday, June 2 Falling for Ferns: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Take a hike with a naturalist to learn about ferns, and...

Saturday, June 2 : 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Hitch a Ride!

Saturday, June 2 Hitch a Ride!Join the farm staff for a leisurely open-air wagon ride around the historic farm.Time: 10:15...

Saturday, June 2 : 11:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Newbreed Ultimate Challenge Northeast Nationals

Saturday, June 2 Newbreed Ultimate Challenge Northeast NationalsMixed martial arts tournament for all ages and classifications.Time: 11 a.m. - 7...

Saturday, June 2 : 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration: George Washington’s Birthday

Saturday, June 2 Open Hearth Cooking Demonstration: George Washington’s BirthdayThe Father of our country may have been born...

Saturday, June 2 : 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Buzzes and Baas on the Farm

Saturday, June 2 Buzzes and Baas on the FarmBees and sheep are important friends on the farm. Make a beehive...

Saturday, June 2 : 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Family Nature Crafts: Fairy Furniture

Saturday, June 2 Family Nature Crafts: Fairy FurnitureAges 6 & Up. If you build it, fairies will come! Fairies are a...

Sunday, June 3 : 10:00 AM - 12:30 PM

Celebrate our Trails Hike: Strenuous

Sunday, June 3  Celebrate our Trails Hike: StrenuousAges 16 & Up. Hike 5 to 6 miles, and celebrate the trails of Morris...

Sunday, June 3 : 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Great Swamp Bonsai Society’s Bonsai Open House

Sunday, June 3  Great Swamp Bonsai Society’s Bonsai Open HouseEnjoy a brilliant display of bonsai trees, some...

Sunday, June 3 : 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Scavenger Hunt Sunday: We The People

Sunday, June 3  Scavenger Hunt Sunday: We The PeopleCelebrate civics and NJ as you follow clues around the site...

Sunday, June 3 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Trail Treasure Hunt

Sunday, June 3  Trail Treasure HuntAll Ages. Enjoy a seasonal nature scavenger hunt where families work together to follow...

Sunday, June 3 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Sunday Fun-Day Hiking Series

Sunday, June 3  Sunday Fun-Day Hiking SeriesAges 7 & Up. Spend one Sunday afternoon each month exploring Morris County&rsquo...

Sunday, June 3 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

First Sunday Tour of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Sunday, June 3  First Sunday Tour of The Frelinghuysen ArboretumMeet in the lobby of the Haggerty Education Center for...

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

Wild Animal Experts

Monday, June 4 Wild Animal ExpertsAll Ages. Discover amazing facts about New Jersey wildlife each month. Each program showcases a...

Tuesday, June 5 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, June 5 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Wednesday, June 6 : 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Mini Summer Camp: Woodsy Walkers

Wednesday, June 6 through Friday, June 8 Mini Summer Camp: Woodsy WalkersAges 2 - 4 with an adult. Explore the trails and a...

Wednesday, June 6 : 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Wiggle Time

Wednesday, June 6 Wiggle TimeAges 3 - 6 with an adult. Enjoy creative movement, crafts, and history immersion experiences.Time: 2 p.m....

Wednesday, June 6 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

The Fungus Among Us

Wednesday, June 6 The Fungus Among UsAges 5 & Up. Enjoy a walk and talk with a fungus enthusiast. Gain an...

Wednesday, June 6 : 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Deer Resistant Native Plants

Wednesday, June 6 Deer Resistant Native PlantsWhile no plant is truly deer proof, Michael Van Clef, owner of Ecological Solutions,...

Thursday, June 7 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Home School Day-Taken for Granite NEW!

Thursday, June 7 Home School Day-Taken for Granite NEW!A mill relies on expertise, lots of power, wood, brick, and some...

Thursday, June 7 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Keys to Trees

Thursday, June 7 Keys to TreesAges 18 & Up. Learn the art of tree identification using leaves, buds, branches, and bark...

Thursday, June 7 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

The Birds and the Bees!

Thursday, June 7 The Birds and the Bees!Ages 5 & Up. Enjoy a walk and discussion about how birds rely on...

Friday, June 8 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Outdoor Skills: Outdoor Cooking II

Friday, June 8 Outdoor Skills: Outdoor Cooking II Ages 10 - 15. Satisfy your appetite for adventure, and learn wilderness and survival...

Saturday, June 9 : 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Civil War Weekend

Saturday, June 9 & Sunday, June 10 Civil War WeekendThe 2nd NJ Brigade brings the battle between the Blue and the...

Saturday, June 9 : 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Butterfly Bonanza!

Saturday, June 9 Butterfly Bonanza!All Ages. Discover New Jersey’s fabulous butterflies and other pollinators at this annual festival,...

Saturday, June 9 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Piglet Weigh-In!

Saturday, June 9 Piglet Weigh-In!Meet the piglets born this spring, and help the farmers round them up for weighing. Guess...

Saturday, June 9 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Piglet Weigh-In!

Saturday, June 9 Piglet Weigh-In!Meet the piglets born this spring, and help the farmers round them up for weighing. Guess...

Saturday, June 9 : 9:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, June 9 & Sunday, June 10 Family Photo Scavenger HuntGrab a camera or phone, and stop by the Haggerty Education...

Sunday, June 10 : 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Civil War Weekend

Saturday, June 9 & Sunday, June 10 Civil War WeekendThe 2nd NJ Brigade brings the battle between the Blue and the...

Sunday, June 10 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Second Sunday Tour of The Willowwood Arboretum

Sunday, June 10 Second Sunday Tour of The Willowwood ArboretumMeet by the parking lot directory for a tour of this...

Monday, June 11 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Bird Bingo for Seniors

Monday, June 11  Bird Bingo for SeniorsAdults Only. Each program incorporates a new set of bird calls and information...

Monday, June 11 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Awesome Animal Artists

Monday, June 11  Awesome Animal ArtistsAges 5 - 9. Budding young artists learn about a new native NJ animal each month...

Tuesday, June 12 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, June 12 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, June 12 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots and Tykes: Turtle Time!

Tuesday, June 12 Nature Tots and Tykes: Turtle Time!Ages 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story read aloud, and take...

Tuesday, June 12 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Nature Kids: Buggy Bugs

Tuesday, June 12 Nature Kids: Buggy BugsAges 4 & 5 with an adult. Take a guided walk to look for bugs, and...

Tuesday, June 12 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

After School Hike

Tuesday, June 12 After School HikeAges 5 & Up. Looking to get outside after school? Relax, and enjoy an easy hike...

Wednesday, June 13 : 10:00 AM - 11:30 PM

Mini Summer Camp: Woodsy Walkers

Wednesday, June 13 through Friday, June 15 Mini Summer Camp: Woodsy WalkersAges 2 - 4 with an adult. Explore the trails and a...

Wednesday, June 13 : 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Wiggle Time

Wednesday, June 13 Wiggle TimeAges 3 - 6 with an adult. Enjoy creative movement, crafts, and history immersion experiences.Time: 2 p.m....

Wednesday, June 13 : 5:00 PM - 6:15 PM

Flat Water Canoe Skills

Wednesday, June 13 Flat Water Canoe SkillsAges 12 & Up.  Have fun, and learn canoe strokes, equipment, and safety in...

Wednesday, June 13 : 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM

Evening Canoe Paddle

Wednesday, June 13 Evening Canoe PaddleAges 12 & Up.  Enjoy a leisurely paddle on Split Rock Reservoir, finishing up before...

Thursday, June 14 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Home School Day-A More Perfect Union

Thursday, June 14 Home School Day-A More Perfect UnionAges 10 & Up As a judge, Stephen Vail used the United States...

Saturday, June 16 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, June 16 & Sunday, June 17 Family Photo Scavenger HuntGrab a camera or phone, and stop by the Haggerty Education...

Saturday, June 16 : 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Industrial Heritage Tour: Denville to Rockaway-Morris Canal Greenway Walk

Saturday, June 16 Industrial Heritage Tour: Denville to Rockaway-Morris Canal Greenway WalkJoin industrial archaeologists Joe Macasek and Bierce Riley on...

Saturday, June 16 : 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Cheese Fest!

Saturday, June 16 Cheese Fest!In recognition of National Dairy Month, gather at the Farmhouse kitchen to see an ongoing cheese-making...

Saturday, June 16 : 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

*SOLD OUT* Hammerin’!: Blacksmithing Masterclass

*SOLD OUT*Saturday, June 16 Hammerin’!: Blacksmithing MasterclassAges 13 & Up. William Barrett, of Bill Barrett Custom Knives, leads a...

Saturday, June 16 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Hook, Line, and Sinker!

Saturday, June 16 Hook, Line, and Sinker!Cast a line to see if any fish are biting at the pond. Catches...

Saturday, June 16 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

People-Power Day

Saturday, June 16 People-Power DayTour the Cooper Gristmill, and watch demonstrations of tools powered by hands and feet. See a...

Sunday, June 17 : 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Grow Your Groceries: Sensational Salads

Sunday, June 17  Grow Your Groceries: Sensational SaladsBring Dad to this garden talk featuring some unusual salad ingredients. Focus...

Sunday, June 17 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Father’s Day Hike: Moderate

Sunday, June 17  Father’s Day Hike: ModerateAges 7 & Up. Spend the morning on the trails celebrating Father...

Sunday, June 17 : 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Father’s Day Geocaching

Sunday, June 17  Father’s Day GeocachingAges 7 & Up. Geocaching is a great outdoor activity for families. Use...

Sunday, June 17 : 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Best Dressed in the Vail House: The Judge is in!

Sunday, June 17  Best Dressed in the Vail House: The Judge is in!Along with running the Speedwell Ironworks, Stephen...

Sunday, June 17 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Third Sunday Tour of Bamboo Brook

Sunday, June 17  Third Sunday Tour of Bamboo BrookMeet in the first parking lot for a tour of this...

Monday, June 18 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddlers & Tykes: Turtle Time!

Monday, June 18 Toddlers & Tykes: Turtle Time!Ages 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story read aloud, and take a...

Tuesday, June 19 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, June 19 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Wednesday, June 20 : 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Wiggle Time

Wednesday, June 20 Wiggle TimeAges 3 - 6 with an adult. Enjoy creative movement, crafts, and history immersion experiences.Time: 2 p.m....

Thursday, June 21 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Home School Day-Mining for Money

Thursday, June 21 Home School Day-Mining for MoneyAges 10 & Up Investigate how the mining industry in Morris County connected many...

Thursday, June 21 : 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

What’s So Great About…Native Perennials

Thursday, June 21 What’s So Great About…Native PerennialsNative perennials endure winter weather and return with vigor...

Thursday, June 21 : 7:00 PM - 9:30 PM

Summer Solstice Hike: Moderate

Thursday, June 21 Summer Solstice Hike: ModerateAges 16 & Up. Hike to Tripod Rock, and view the latest sunset of the...

Friday, June 22 : 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Butterfly Walk with the North American Butterfly Association

Friday, June 22 Butterfly Walk with the North American Butterfly AssociationJoin experts on this walk through the meadows in search...

Friday, June 22 : 7:00 PM - 9:30 AM

Campout on the Beach

Friday, June 22 Campout on the BeachBegin you adventure with swimming, boating, and Wibit fun!  Enjoy a campfire,...

Saturday, June 23 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, June 23 & Sunday, June 24 Family Photo Scavenger HuntGrab a camera or phone, and stop by the Haggerty Education...

Saturday, June 23 : 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Gardening with Wildflowers

Saturday, June 23 Gardening with WildflowersAges 12 & Up. Engage in an interactive demonstration to learn which native species should be...

Saturday, June 23 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Integrated Pest Management: To Spray or Not To Spray?

Saturday, June 23 Integrated Pest Management: To Spray or Not To Spray?Learn the history of IPM, threshold determination for certain...

Saturday, June 23 : 2:00 PM - 2:45 PM

Farm Know-How: The Creamery

Saturday, June 23 Farm Know-How: The CreameryTour the Creamery, and discover the building’s role in milk and butter...

Saturday, June 23 : 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Jersey Lightning: A Story of Booze, Apples, and Local Industry

Saturday, June 23 Jersey Lightning: A Story of Booze, Apples, and Local IndustryLong before NJ became known for its wineries,...

Sunday, June 24 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Fairy Day

Sunday, June 24 Fairy DayFairies will once again be visiting The Frelinghuysen Arboretum. To prepare for their stay, tiny houses...

Sunday, June 24 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

*SOLD OUT* Cooking Demonstration: Beets Can’t Be Beat

*SOLD OUT*Sunday, June 24 Cooking Demonstration: Beets Can’t Be BeatSoup, salad, entree, and even dessert. We make...

Sunday, June 24 : 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Upcycle Sunday: Newsprint Vase

Sunday, June 24 Upcycle Sunday: Newsprint VaseGet the most out of your things, just like in days of old. Upcycle...

Tuesday, June 26 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, June 26 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, June 26 : 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Frantic Fun Run at Fosterfields

Tuesday, June 26 Frantic Fun Run at FosterfieldsRace through history on a cross-country trail in this chip-timed, 5K race. Open...

Friday, June 29 : 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Native Plants for Cut Flower Gardening

Friday, June 29 Native Plants for Cut Flower GardeningKathy Salisbury, Director of the Ambler Arboretum at Temple University and former...

Saturday, June 30 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Wonderful Wildlife Hike

Saturday, June 30 Wonderful Wildlife HikeAges 7 & Up. Calling all animal enthusiasts. Bring binoculars and good listening skills to observe...

Saturday, June 30 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Herbalicious!

Saturday, June 30 Herbalicious!Gather at the Farmhouse herb garden to discover how herbs enhance the taste of food. Make a...

Saturday, June 30 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Meet the Servants at The Willows

Saturday, June 30 Meet the Servants at The WillowsDuring a special hands-on guided tour, learn about the domestic help at...

Saturday, June 30 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Meet the Servants at The Willows

Saturday, June 30 Meet the Servants at The WillowsDuring a special hands-on guided tour, learn about the domestic help at...

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change