Special Events

Summer Camp Registration

Summer Camp Registration

Looking for a fun, unique experience for your child this summer? Check out our wide range of action-packed and memorable summer camps for kids with a variety of interests. These popular programs fill up FAST, so register today!

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  • Date:
    Wednesday, April 3—Saturday, June 1
  • Time:
    Varies based on camp.
  • Location:

    Varies based on camp.

  • Cost:
    Varies based on camp.
  • Contact:
    973.326.7600.

Check Out the Spring 2019 Edition of Pathways!

Check Out the Spring 2019 Edition of Pathways!

For family fun events in Morris County April - June 2019 - it's all right here!

  • Date:
    Wednesday, April 3—Sunday, June 30
  • Time:
    Varies based on program.
  • Location:

    Varies based on program.

  • Cost:
    Varies based on program.

Sunrise Lake Beach Club Opening Weekend!

Sunrise Lake Beach Club Opening Weekend!

Spend the day at the beach! Sunrise Lake Beach Club offers swimming, boating, fishing, and more. Run, jump, climb, and splash across the Wibit, an inflatable obstacle course that offers fun for anyone age 7 and older. Don’t miss an opportunity to slide down the Zoom Floom, play volleyball on the beach, or build castles in the sand, it’s all conveniently located in Morris Township.

  • Date:
    Saturday, May 25—Monday, May 27
  • Time:
    11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
  • Location:

    Sunrise Lake Beach Club in Lewis Morris County Park, 270 Mendham Road, Morris Township.

  • Cost:
    $8 per adult, $7 per child & senior (65+). Children 4 and under are FREE. Wibit use is $5.
  • Contact:
    973.267.4351 or recreation@morrisparks.net.

Little Farm Friends

Little Farm Friends

Ages 3 - 5.

Enjoy a beautiful Saturday morning at Fosterfields! Learn about life on the farm and how to take care of the animals. Collect eggs, plant your own garden, and visit the friendly horses and cows. Select Saturdays: April 6 - June 15. Each one-hour session features a unique theme:


June 1: Gardens
June 15: Cows

  • Date:
    Saturday, June 1—Saturday, June 15
  • Time:
    10 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Location:

    Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township.

  • Cost:
    $8 per parent/child pair, $4 per additional siblings, or $45 for the series of 6 classes.
  • Contact:
    Preregistration is required. To register, e-mail AHartley-Kong@morrisparks.net.

Baby and Me Hikes - June

Baby and Me Hikes - June

Put your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County area trails. All adults are welcome.

 

June 4 - Buttermilk Falls, Mendham Township.

June 11 - Schiff Nature Preserve, Mendham Township.

June 18 - Lewis Morris County Park, 270 Mendham Rd, Morris Township.

June 25 - Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary, Bernardsville.

  • Date:
    Tuesday, June 4—Tuesday, June 25
  • Time:
    9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.
  • Location:

    See description.

  • Cost:
    $2 per adult.
  • Contact:
    Preregistration is required. To register, 973.635.6629.

Civil War Weekend

Civil War Weekend

Step onto the battlefield, and become a part of the action as the American Civil War is brought to life. Reenactors from the Second New Jersey Brigade present the daily lives of soldiers, while demonstrating musket, artillery, and bayonet drills, cannon firings, exciting skirmishes, and so much more.

  • Date:
    Saturday, June 8—Sunday, June 9
  • Time:
    Saturday: 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday: 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location:

    Historic Speedwell, 333 Speedwell Avenue, Morristown

  • Cost:
    $7 per adult, $6 per senior, $5 per child age 4 - 16, FREE per child under age 4.
  • Contact:
    973.285.6550.

Farm Fridays Summer Concerts

Farm Fridays Summer Concerts

Listen to the music from the past, visit the scenic historic farm, meet the animals, and check out the antique machinery. Bring a blanket and enjoy the evening outdoor with friends and family. 

  • Date:
    Friday, June 14
  • Time:
    7 p.m. - 8 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 P.M.
  • Location:

    Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, 73 Kahdena Road,  Morris Township.

  • Cost:
    $6 per adult, $5 per senior (65+), and $4 per child age 3 to 16. Friends of Fosterfields and Cooper Gristmill are FREE.
  • Contact:
    973.326.7601.

Giant Reptiles Live Presentation

Giant Reptiles Live Presentation

All Ages.

Don’t miss this! Join Snakes-N-Scales, a reptile rescue and education organization, for an amazing, educational show featuring massive, live reptiles.

  • Date:
    Saturday, June 15
  • Time:
    1 p.m. - 2 p.m.
  • Location:

    Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, 247 Southern Blvd., Chatham Township.

  • Cost:
    $7 per person.
  • Contact:
    Preregistration is required. To register, 973.635.6629.

Chester Railroad Extravaganza

Chester Railroad Extravaganza

Spend the day at Cooper Gristmill! Join this special celebration honoring the 1800s Chester Railroad. Enjoy fun, hands-on activities, guided walks along the former railroad bed, model train displays, and more!

  • Date:
    Saturday, June 15
  • Time:
    11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Location:

    Cooper Gristmill, 66 Route 24, Chester Township.

  • Cost:
    $3 per adult, $2 per senior, $1 per child age 4 - 16.
  • Contact:
    908.879.5463.

Father’s Day Geochching

Father’s Day Geochching

Celebrate Dad with the family and enjoy geocaching. Use a GPS and map to locate hidden treasures call “caches” along the trail. All materials are provided.

  • Date:
    Sunday, June 16
  • Time:
    10:30 a.m. - 12 noon
  • Location:

    Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, 247 Southern Boulevard, Chatham Township.

  • Cost:
    $8 per person.
  • Contact:
    Preregistration is required. To register,973.635.6629.

The Art of Topiary Design

The Art of Topiary Design

Join Professional Floral Designer Marge Hulstrunk as she demonstrates several different topiary designs to re-create for your home or special event using a variety of materials.

  • Date:
    Tuesday, June 18
  • Time:
    7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
  • Location:

    The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 Hanover Ave, Morris Township.

  • Cost:
    $20 members/ $25 non-members.
  • Contact:
    To register, visit arboretumfriends.org.

Campout on the Beach

Campout on the Beach

Join us on an overnight adventure under the stars. Start with fun on the beach, swimming, boating, and racing around the Wibit. Once the sun sets, enjoy storytelling around the campfire and delicious marshmallow treats- it is fun for all ages. A light breakfast is provided, too!

 Rain Date: Saturday, June 22

Click here to register.

  • Date:
    Friday, June 21
  • Time:
    7 p.m. - 9:30 a.m.
  • Location:

    Sunrise Lake Beach Club in Lewis Morris County Park, 270 Mendham Road, Morris Township.

  • Cost:
    $45 per family. Wibit and Boat use are an additional fee.
  • Contact:
    Preregistration is required. For info and to register, use the above link, call 973.326.7616, or e-mail recreation@morrispaks.net.

Become a Cheese Monger!

Become a Cheese Monger!

Celebrate National Dairy Month, and join resident cheese monger Allie Gizzi in making a selection of soft cheeses.

  • Date:
    Saturday, June 22
  • Time:
    10 a.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location:

    Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township.

  • Cost:
    $45 per person.
  • Contact:
    Preregistration is required. To register, agizzi@morrisparks.net.

Fairy Day

Fairy Day

Ages 5 & Up.


Celebrate the 13th Annual Fairy Day! Welcome these wee folks into the garden by designing and creating a magical, miniature garden home made from all natural materials. Enjoy delicious treats and live music, and create a fairy themed craft to take home. At 3 p.m., join a colorful, musical procession around the gardens to marvel at the finished projects. Feel free to wear your best fairy finery. Perfect for fairy believers, both young in age and young at heart!

  • Date:
    Sunday, June 23
  • Time:
    1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
  • Location:

    The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township.

  • Cost:
    $30 per fairy house.
  • Contact:
    Preregistration required. To register, 973.326.7601.