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11:00 am

Winter Beach Walk at Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Fisherman’s Cove, 3rd Avenue
Manasquan, NJ United States

Winter Beach Walk Tuesday, February 16, 2021  - 11:00 am - 12:30 pm Take a guided walk with a Park System Naturalist along the beach at Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area, Manasquan, collecting and identifying some of the ocean’s natural treasures. Make sure you dress in warm clothing and bring along something to carry shells. FREE!

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Kids Art Classes at Hoboken Historical Museum

February 16 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 11:00 am on Tuesday, Thursday and Friday, repeating until March 30, 2021

Hoboken Historical Museum, 1301 Hudson St
Hoboken, NJ United States

Kids Art Classes at the Museum - Join three days a week for fun art making in the Museum walkway! Recommended for ages 2-5. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Art materials are provided, and adults must wear masks. Seating available first-come, first-served.

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12:00 pm

Boat and Kayak Rentals at Manasquan Reservoir

February 16 @ 12:00 pm - 6:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:00 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until April 28, 2021

Monmouth County Parks NJ United States

Details about and the schedule for boat and kayak rentals on the Manasquan Reservoir.

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1:00 pm

Just A Hike – Mercer County Parks

February 16 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00 pm on Tuesday and Wednesday, repeating until February 24, 2021


LOCATIONS VARY, PLEASE READ ALL INFORMATION.  The name says it all, this program is Just A Hike that will explore a different park each week. Our naturalist will lead you along the trails, point out species of interest, and answer your questions. Come explore with us on these socially distant walks throughout our parks! Masks required. To...

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3:00 pm

Branches and Buds Walk at Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center

February 16 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center, 247 Southern Blvd
Chatham, NJ United States

Join a naturalist on the trails and learn the secrets that trees’ twigs hold! Find out what all the bumps and marks on a twig mean and discover each tree’s unique buds, hiding next year’s leaves. Cost: $10 per family. Contact: Preregistration is required. For more information, 973.635.6629. Register here.

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