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Concert in the Park at Thomas Park in Lincroft

Thompson Park - Lincroft 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ

Concert in the Park   Thursday, June 6 at 7:30 p.m.   Thompson Park Theatre Barn, Lincroft   Enjoy an evening of music with the Colts Neck Community Band! The concert features selections …

Free
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Potato Harvest at Historic Longstreet Farm

Longstreet Farm 44 Longstreet Rd, Holmdel, NJ

Potato Harvest      Saturday & Sunday, August 17 & 18 from 12-2 p.m.        Learn how potatoes were grown and harvested at the end of the 19th century. Help the Longstreet Farm …

Free

Thompson Park Day in Lincroft

Thompson Park - Lincroft 805 Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, NJ

Thompson Park Day Saturday, October 20 ~ 11:00am - 5:00pm Location: The event will be held at Thompson Park.   Thompson Park Day Activities Scarecrow Contest Doggie Costume Contest Pumpkin …

Free
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Local Nature Series at Bayshore Waterfront Park

Bayshore Waterfront Park 719 Port Monmouth Rd, Port Monmouth, NJ

Join us for a series of eye-opening talks by Park System Naturalists to discover what’s lurking in the coastal waters of Monmouth County. The presentations are designed to inform the …

Free
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School’s Out Drop-In Days at the Fort – Tinton Falls

Fort Monmouth 2566 Guam Lane, Tinton Falls, NJ

January 20 & February 17:  Enjoy Science Exploration Stations, Take Home Kids Creations and Building Fun at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, during this self-guided program open to …

$5

Weekend Events at Historic Walnford in Upper Freehold

Historic Walnford Walnford Road, Allentown, NJ

Fast Forward - Radical Inventions   Saturday & Sunday, May 2 & 3 from 1-4 p.m.    (all ages, under 18 with adult) Some inventions creep in to our lives, some leap. …

Free
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Nature Programs in Manasquan – Tidal Tuesdays

Fisherman's Cove 3rd Avenue, Manasquan, NJ

Tidal Tuesdays in Manasquan Tuesdays, July 7 and July 14 at 11:00 am Stop by Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area, Manasquan, and join a Park System Naturalist for this free seining …

Free
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Enviro-Quest at Monmouth County Parks

Monmouth County Parks NJ

July 30: Shark River Park Meet at the Shelter Building in Shark River Park, Wall, and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there, …

Free

Walnford Day in Upper Freehold

Historic Walnford Walnford Road, Allentown, NJ

Walnford Day    Sunday, May 16, 2021 from 11 a.m.-5 p.m.    Listen to the rumble of Waln's mill as corn is ground into meal, take a tour of the Waln family …

Free
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Monmouth County Fair

East Freehold Showgrounds Kozloski Road, Freehold, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Freehold, New Jersey.   Monmouth County Fair If you haven't heard the news yet, we're excited to announce the Monmouth County Fair will return …

$8
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Monmouth County Fair

East Freehold Showgrounds Kozloski Road, Freehold, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Freehold, New Jersey.   Monmouth County Fair If you haven't heard the news yet, we're excited to announce the Monmouth County Fair will return …

$8

Harvest Home Festival at Historic Longstreet Farm

Longstreet Farm 44 Longstreet Rd, Holmdel, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Holmdel, New Jersey.   Harvest Home Festival An old-fashioned country fair reminiscent of the 1890s, Harvest Home Festival takes visitors back in time to …

Free

Nature Lecture Series at the Bayshore Waterfront Park

Bayshore Waterfront Park 719 Port Monmouth Rd, Port Monmouth, NJ

Here are more fun activities in Port Monmouth, New Jersey. As of January 13, 2022 there are no details about this event for 2022. Nature Lecture Series Join for a …

Free

 
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