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Events for February 19, 2020
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Volunteer Service for NJ Forest Service and Tree Nursery in Jackson Spring is around the corner so that we need groups and individual volunteers for ongoing work in our "packing house". The hours can be morning or afternoon shifts on weekdays during the last 2 weeks in February and all March. (Hours are from 8:00...Find out more »
Grab a camera or phone and stop by the Haggerty Education Center for a nature photo scavenger hunt. Monthly Themes: January: Baby, It’s Cold Outside February: You’d Better Believe It, and March: Everywhere Signs Cost: $10 per family at front desk. Location: Haggerty CenterFind out more »
Story Time with Miss Jan every week, 10AM on Wednesdays at BookTowne. Perfect for 2-5 years old.Find out more »
February 15 - Roving Naturalist ~ 9:00 am - 11:00 am Join a Park System Naturalist for a leisurely Saturday morning walk on well maintained trails in our parks. We will explore a different park each session as we discuss seasonal points of interest, search for signs of wildlife and identify a bird or two....Find out more »
**Sessions are free, but pre-registration is required.** Something fun for your little ones! Enjoy some of our staff’s favorite stories. Nature themed items related to each story will be presented at that just right level for your child. Appropriate for children 2-5, with adult.Find out more »
Join us every Wednesday at 11am for a special Storytime with fun-filled activity or craft in the Children's Department. For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the event organizer listed in the organizer area of this event listing.Find out more »
Tours of the Museum every Wednesday and Sunday 1pm - 4pm Completed in 1764, Proprietary House has served as a residence to New Jersey’s last Royal Governor, a stylish hotel, a private mansion, a retirement home, a boarding house, and now a museum. A true survivor, this building has seen war and peace, fire and...Find out more »
Come build with your friends on our Lego table! For more information about this event, please visit the link listed here or the event organizer listed in the organizer area of this event listing.Find out more »
The weekly Book & Build Club for children ages 5 and up will begin Wednesday, September 18, 2019 with Miss Ariel. Each week, we’ll have a themed story time followed by building with LEGOs. Registration is not required.Find out more »
Kids age five and up are welcome to come for a make-and-take craft with Ms. Nina. No registration required, drop in for fun!Find out more »
Come down for this fun and educational program that allows kids to gather at the library in order to play, and learn STEM concepts as part of our Minecraft Club. Registration Requested. Funded by a Community Development Block Grant for Library Programming.Find out more »
New Zealand is a small but beautiful country with scenery consisting of coastline, mountains, and sheep farms. From parrots to kiwis to penguins, New Zealand has some unusual birds! Human-introduced mammals are now also relatively common. There are also a few species of rare reptiles, amphibians, and bats. Join Senior Park Naturalist Laura Bush on...Find out more »