Thursday, September 29, 2016

THIS SATURDAY: “LENAPE DAY” AT THE GREAT SWAMP

Morris County Park Commission

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Lenape Day

Celebrate the Lenape culture and history with a traditional drum circle, dancers in regalia, real tools and artifacts, a wigwam replica, demos, and hands-on activities. Learn more.


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Call the Leech!

Who? Did you know that doctors were sometimes called ‘leeches’ in the 19th century? Immerse yourself in historically accurate, and sometimes shocking practices of doctors from the past. More info.

 

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Movie Night: Symphony of the Soil

Filmed on four continents, featuring esteemed scientists, working farmers, and ranchers, Symphony of the Soil is an intriguing presentation that artistically explores the miraculous substance: soil. The film highlights possibilities and examines the elaborate relationships of this precious resource. Preregistration is required for this FREE event, click here for more information.

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Fashion Show: Wedding of the Century

“Married in white, you chose right.” Did all brides marry in white? Discover 100 years of historic wedding fashions and customs through a unique fashion show at The Frelinghuysen Mansion. I’m in, tell me more.

 

Home-School Days: Color Me Gone

Leaves are changing color, photosynthesis is winding down, and plants are getting ready for winter. Explore The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and learn about the winter survival techniques of deciduous and coniferous plants. Designed for Grades 1 - 4, preregistration is required. More information.

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Pre-School Walks at the Great Swamp
Ages 4 & 5 with an adult

Leafy Leaves: Wednesday, October 12
Hunt for different shapes and colors of fall leaves and create a leaf-themed craft.

Feathered Friends: Tuesday, November 8
Make a binocular craft together, then head outdoors to look for the birds that stay here throughout winter.

Where’d They Go: Tuesday, December 6
It seems as though all the summer animals have disappeared. Which animals hibernate, which ones migrate, and where they go?

Preregistration is required for all Pre-School Walks, click here for more information.

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