Monmouth County Park System Calendar of Events

Men's Open Basketball - 30 & Up at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, March 30, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.

Open to men age 30 and over, the emphasis is on fun and exercise during this program held at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Open Shoot Archery

Wednesday, April 1, 2015

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Join us for this open shoot at the Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft. All equipment is provided. No outside equipment permitted. There is limited instruction during this program open to ages 8 and up (under 18 with adult). Cost is $8 per person; cash or check only.
Drop-In Surprise Story Time at Deep Cut Gardens

Saturday, April 4, 2015

11-11:45 a.m.
732-671-6050

Join us for story time at 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, 2015

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

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

Saturday & Sunday, April 4 & 5, 2015

2 p.m.
732-751-9453

Come to the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell, and join a Park System Naturalist on a short nature walk and look for nests from last year. FREE!
Men's Open Basketball - 30 & Up at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, April 6, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.

Open to men age 30 and over, the emphasis is on fun and exercise during this program held at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Invasive Species Training for the Landowner at Deep Cut Gardens

Saturday, April 11, 2015

1-3 p.m.

Deep Cut Gardens and the New Jersey Audubon in partner with New Jersey Invasive Species Strike Team present this workshop. Call (732) 671-6050 to reserve your spot!
Mill Demonstration

Saturday & Sunday, April 11 & 12, 2015

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

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

Saturday, April 11, 2015

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

Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and get inspired as we demonstrate the art of knitting. FREE!
Turtle Feeding at the Manasquan Reservoir

Saturday & Sunday, April 11 & 12, 2015

12:30 p.m.
732-751-9453

Come to the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell, and join a Park System Naturalist to feed our turtles. FREE!
Open Ceramics

Sunday, April 12, 2015

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.
Music Man Rich Marzec at Historic Longstreet Farm

Sunday, April 12, 2015

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

Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and enjoy piano music from the 1890s. FREE!
Blacksmith Demonstration at Historic Longstreet Farm

Sunday, April 12, 2015

1-3 p.m.

Come see what the Blacksmith is making in his workshop at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Men's Open Basketball - 30 & Up at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, April 13, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.

Open to men age 30 and over, the emphasis is on fun and exercise during this program held at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Roving Park System Naturalist at Shark River Park

Wednesday, April 15, 2015

9 a.m.
732-872-2670

Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk in Shark River Park, Wall, and learn about seasonal points of interest. Meet in the main parking lot. FREE!
Book Swap Drop In

Thursday, April 16, 2015

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!
Felting Demonstration at Historic Longstreet Farm

Saturday, April 18, 2015

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

Come to Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and learn the process of felting wool that can be used in garments. FREE!
Mill Demonstration

Saturday & Sunday, April 18 & 19, 2015

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

See the 19th century mill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Great Spring Perennial Plant Swap at Deep Cut Gardens

Saturday, April 25, 2015

8 a.m.-2 p.m.
732-671-6050

Bring plants in one-quart, one-gallon or two-gallon containers to Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown, and take home the same size and number of plants. Please label all plants. Herb and vegetable seedlings may also be exchanged. Invasive plants will not be accepted; a list of such plants and further information is available at www.njisst.org. Please Note: To allow for plant inspection as per N.J. Department of Agriculture regulations, plant intake will be from 8-10 a.m., with no plants accepted after 10 a.m. Plants may be selected and taken from 10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Roving Park System Naturalist at Tatum Park

Saturday, April 25, 2015

9 a.m.
732-872-2670

Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk in Tatum Park, Middletown, and learn about seasonal points of interest. Meet in the Holland Road parking lot. FREE!
Spring Craft Show

Saturday, April 25, 2015

9 a.m.-2 p.m.

Find a unique, hand-crafted gift for yourself or a special person in your life during this show at the Tatum Park Red Hill Activity Center, Middletown.
Mill Demonstration

Saturday & Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2015

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

See the 19th century mill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Sheep Shearing/Wool Days at Historic Longstreet Farm

Saturday & Sunday, April 25 & 26, 2015

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

This annual demonstration at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, allows visitors to appreciate the work of an old-fashioned sheep shearer. FREE!
Bike Maintenance Drop In at Thompson Park

Sunday, April 26, 2015

9 a.m.-1 p.m.

Stop by the Bike Maintenance Tent in the Old Orchard parking lot in Thompson Park, Lincroft, for an informative demonstration and advice on how to ride safely and comfortably in our parks. FREE!
Earth Day Celebration 2015

Sunday, April 26, 2015

11 a.m.-5 p.m.

We're celebrating Earth Day with activities such as nature walks, snake shows and recycled crafts planned through the county. FREE!
Book Swap Drop In

Sunday, April 26, 2015

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!
Open House of the Historic Seabrook-Wilson House

Sunday, April 26, 2015

1-4 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, in Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth. See displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!
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