What is our recipe for fun? Beautiful parks, great activities and you! Interested? Here’s what's planned for this weekend:   


Head over to the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell, at 2 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday and join a Park System Naturalist to look for nests from last year.

Women's Open Gym Fitness  
Saturday, April 4 from 7:30-9 a.m.   
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls  
Challenge yourself on 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. Release form must be signed upon payment.

Parent/Child Morning Chores at Longstreet Farm     
Saturday, April 4 at 8 a.m.  
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel  
Come help the staff with morning chores. 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.

Surprise Story Time
Saturday, April 4 from 11-11:45 a.m.    
Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown.
If the weather is nice, look for the clue at the Horticultural Center's entrance that leads to the secret spot. If it’s rainy or cold, we’ll be inside. FREE!

Mill Demonstration  
Saturday & Sunday, April 4 & 5 from 1-4 p.m.   
Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold
See the 19th century mill in action. FREE!

Nest Hunt at the Manasquan Reservoir
Saturday & Sunday, April 4 & 5 at 2 p.m.  
Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell
Join a Park System Naturalist on a short nature walk and look for nests from last year. FREE!

Men's Open Gym Basketball  
Sunday, April 5 from 8-10 a.m.   
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls  
Shoot some hoops on its full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Our Spring and Summer Camp/Swim issues of the Program Directory are currently available online and in most county parks. Registration for both issues is underway and accepted online, by phone at 732-842-4000, ext. 1, or in person at Park System Headquarters in Thompson Park, Lincroft. 
 
For more information on any of these activities or parks, call 732-842-4000, ext. 4312, between
10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.