Monmouth County Park System Calendar of Events

Mill Demonstration

Friday-Sunday, November 28-30, 2014

1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275

See the 19th century mill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!

Women's Open Gym - Fitness

Saturday, November 29, 2014

7:30-9 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, for this self-guided, self-paced fitness circuit which includes stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands, and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Nature Walk

Saturday & Sunday, November 29 & 30

2 p.m.
732-751-9453

Join us for a nature walk at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell. FREE!

Men's Open Gym Basketball

Sunday, November 30, 2014

9-11 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on our full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Teen Open Gym Basketball

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on our full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Teen Open Gym Fitness

Tuesday, December 2, 2014

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and try our informal fitness circuit. We'll have stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Family Gym Time

Wednesday, December 3, 2014

12:30-2:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Enjoy playtime at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. We'll have tunnels, gym mats, trampolines, scooters and other play equipment available. No instruction provided. Parent supervision is required. The cost is $10 per family; cash or check only.

Roving Park System Naturalist

Thursday, December 4, 2014

10 a.m.
732-872-2670

Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Long Branch, and learn about seasonal points of interest. Meet in the pavilion. FREE!

Women's Open Gym - Fitness

Saturday, December 6, 2014

7:30-9 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, for this self-guided, self-paced fitness circuit which includes stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands, and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Parent/Child Morning Chores at Longstreet Farm

Saturday, December 6, 2014

8 a.m.
732-946-3758

Rise and shine! Come help the staff with morning chores at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. You and your child (age 4 & up) can milk a cow, collect eggs and feed the animals. The cost is $15 per pair; $5 per additional person.

Creative Arts Center Student/Instructor Show & Sale

Saturday, December 6, 2014

11 a.m.-5 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4253

Come to the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center, Lincroft as we display for show & sale the original artwork of our students and instructors. Kick off your holiday shopping or find that perfect accent piece for your home made by local artists! Pottery, ceramics, crafts, knitting, photography, painting, jewelry & more. Cash or check only please.

Drop-In Surprise StoryTime

Saturday, December 6, 2014

11-11:45 a.m.

Join us for a reading from a nature- or garden-related book at Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown. If the weather is nice, look for the clue at our entrance that leads to the secret spot in the gardens. If it’s rainy or cold, we’ll be inside the Horticultural Center. FREE!

Weird Prehistoric Life of New Jersey

Saturday & Sunday, December 6 & 7, 2014

1 p.m.
732-751-9453

Join us at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell, and learn about the strange animals that called the state home. FREE!
Creative Arts Center Student/Instructor Show & Sale

Sunday, December 7, 2014

12-4 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4253

Come to the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center, Lincroft as we display for show & sale the original artwork of our students and instructors. Kick off your holiday shopping or find that perfect accent piece for your home made by local artists! Pottery, ceramics, crafts, knitting, photography, painting, jewelry & more. Cash or check only please.

Men's Open Gym Basketball

Sunday, December 7, 2014

9-11 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on our full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Open Ceramics

Sunday, December 7, 2014

12:30-4:30 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4343

Come to the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center, Lincroft, and choose from a large selection of bisque fired pottery pieces to glaze and make your own. The cost is $6 per hour plus price of bisque ware; cash or check only. Pieces will be fired in about a week.

Stockings Hung with Care

Sunday, December 7, 2014

1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275

Learn a bit about Christmas traditions of long ago at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold, while decorating a paper stocking to hold some old-fashioned holiday treats. FREE!

Teen Open Gym Basketball

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on our full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Teen Open Gym Fitness

Tuesday, December 9, 2014

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and try our informal fitness circuit. We'll have stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Family Gym Time

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

12:30-2:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Enjoy playtime at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. We'll have tunnels, gym mats, trampolines, scooters and other play equipment available. No instruction provided. Parent supervision is required. The cost is $10 per family; cash or check only.

Women's Open Gym - Fitness

Saturday, December 13, 2014

7:30-9 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, for this self-guided, self-paced fitness circuit which includes stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands, and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Christmas Sing Along

Saturday, December 13, 2014

1-3 p.m.
732-946-3758

Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and enjoy an old-fashioned sing along. FREE!

Men's Open Gym Basketball

Sunday, December 14, 2014

9-11 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on our full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Blacksmith Demonstration

Sunday, December 14, 2014

1-3 p.m.
732-946-3758

Come see what the Blacksmith is making in his workshop at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!

The Sounds of Christmas

Saturday, December 14, 2014

1-3 p.m.
732-946-3758

Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and enjoy tranquil music as Larry Moser and Mary Nagen play Christmas carols. FREE!

Book Swap

Sunday, December 14, 2014

1-3 p.m.

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and bring an unwanted book(s) and swap it for something new. Accepted books are adult fiction, young adult fiction, and children's books. Don’t have a book to swap? We have extras. FREE!

Teen Open Gym Basketball

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on our full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Teen Open Gym Fitness

Tuesday, December 16, 2014

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and try our informal fitness circuit. We'll have stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Family Gym Time

Wednesday, December 17, 2014

12:30-2:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Enjoy playtime at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. We'll have tunnels, gym mats, trampolines, scooters and other play equipment available. No instruction provided. Parent supervision is required. The cost is $10 per family; cash or check only.

Roving Park System Naturalist

Thursday, December 18, 2014

10 a.m.
732-872-2670

Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk in Crosswicks Creek Park and learn about seasonal points of interest. Meet in the Province Line Road parking lot in Allentown. FREE!

Book Swap

Thursday, December 18, 2014

6-8 p.m.

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and bring an unwanted book(s) and swap it for something new. Accepted books are adult fiction, young adult fiction, and children's books. Don’t have a book to swap? We have extras. FREE!

Women's Open Gym - Fitness

Saturday, December 20, 2014

7:30-9 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, for this self-guided, self-paced fitness circuit which includes stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands, and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Visit with Santa

Saturday & Sunday, December 20 & 21, 2014

12-3 p.m.
732-946-3758

Visit with Santa and see how the Victorians celebrate the holiday at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!

Gingerbread

Saturday & Sunday, December 20 & 21, 2014

1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275

From colonial hearths to decorated houses, learn about this traditional winter food at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!

Men's Open Gym Basketball

Sunday, December 21, 2014

9-11 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on our full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Teen Open Gym Basketball

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on our full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Teen Open Gym Fitness

Tuesday, December 23, 2014

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and try our informal fitness circuit. We'll have stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Family Gym Time

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

12:30-2:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Enjoy playtime at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. We'll have tunnels, gym mats, trampolines, scooters and other play equipment available. No instruction provided. Parent supervision is required. The cost is $10 per family; cash or check only.

Women's Open Gym - Fitness

Saturday, December 27, 2014

7:30-9 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, for this self-guided, self-paced fitness circuit which includes stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands, and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

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