NATURE CAMP ALL GROWN UP Summer Nature Camp is one of our best and most popular programs, but why should kids have all the fun? ADULTS ONLY can have fun discovering the joys of nature with some of our best camp programs. Ages 18 through 98. Pre-registration is required by calling 609-427-3052 at least a day in advance. Nature Detectives Saturday, November 17 9:30 AM – 11:00 AM Many of...

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This two-hour bus ride gives you a fast-paced ride through Montclair’s history looking at its architecture, businesses, and people. Led by Trustee member Helen Fallon and Executive Director Jane Eliasof. Member $25/person; nonmembers $30/person. Registration is required online no later than November 10, space is limited due to bus shuttle size. Bus leaves at 10 am from 110 Orange Road,...

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HOT APPLE CIDER ATERNOON HIKE Saturday, November 17th (National Take a Hike Day) 2:30pm - 3:30pm It’s National Take a Hike day! Join a Cora Hartshorn Arboretum Naturalist for a guided hike through our woodlands and discover how the forest prepares for winter. After the hike join us in the historic Stone House for a cup of mulled “Jersey Fresh” apple cider and a Q&A about the animals of...

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Come learn how the Lenape people used the natural world around them. The ancestral Lenape who once lived in New Jersey made the most of the native plants around them for food, shelter, and medicine. They used trees for transportation, plants to add color to their clothing, and reptiles to create musical instruments. During this program we will get to explore these natural tools and some Lenape...

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New Fossils in Natural History Hall

Nov 17, 2018 - Dec 30, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

Two new life-sized fossil casts are being added to the exhibition, “Written in the Rocks: Fossil Tales of New Jersey.” New Jersey’s state dinosaur, Hadrosaurus foulkii, and Mosasaurus maximus, a 50-foot marine reptile discovered in southern New Jersey, will join the Dryptosaurus aquilunguis on display in the exhibition. These new mounts will be on long-term view thanks to support from NJM...

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Jersey City Craft Beer Fest rounds out Harborside’s fall programming roster in true Oktoberfest spirit. Join more than 50 craft brewers and many local breweries such as Departed Soles, Hoboken Brewing, 902 Brewing, NJ Beer Co, Wet-Ticket, Lone Eagle, Fort Non-Sense as they showcase 150 styles of craft beer available in the region as well as additional cult favorites. Pizza Vita will offer...

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Traditionally, most sand mandalas are deconstructed shortly after their completion as a metaphor of the impermanence of life. The sands are swept and placed in an urn-to fulfill the function of healing, half is distributed to the audience at the closing ceremony, while the remainder is carried to a nearby body of water, where it i deposited. Participants may join the monks as they hike to...

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This event occurs weekly, on Saturday.

Somerset County Park Commission Lord Stirling Stable has announced the dates for the Summer Horse Care Workshops 102 and 103, designed for individuals who are seeking to gain knowledge and confidence around horses through a combination of non-riding activities and hands-on experience. Horse Care Workshops 102 and 103 will be held at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Avenue in Basking...

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Apple Cidering

Nov 17, 2018 - Nov 25, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Sunday and Saturday.

Throughout October and November, enjoy a fun and educational Autumn activity surrounding a beloved fall fruit, the apple. On October 28, and November 10, 11, 24, and 25, the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham Township will be hosting Apple Cidering, an hour long demonstration designed to engage, involve, and educate all ages. Sessions are offered at 1 p.m. and 2:30...

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