Wednesday, September 14, 2016


Morris County Park Commission


This Week:

millers pancakes


Story Time & Kids’ Cooking Lesson

Join the story time-fun at Cooper Grist Mill, featuring Eric Carle’s famous book, Pancakes, Pancakes! Learn where pancake ingredients come from, and participate in a cooking lesson as the Miller makes a pancake using flour ground at the Gristmill. Learn more.

country fair

1920s Country Fair & Harvest Festival

Come one, come all to the country fair with wagon-rides, food trucks, farm animals, live music, exhibits, old-fashioned games, demonstrations, and hands-on activities that offer something for everyone! More info.

Willowwood Open House

Take a rare glimpse at the Tubb’s house and thelife of botanizing brothers, Henry and Robert Tubbs. Enjoy curated talks, and a guided cell phone tour of Willowwood’s gardens and meadows. For more information, click here.



Look What's Coming:

victorian toy


Make a Kaleidoscope & Thaumatrope

Use light, beads, and rope to make some deceptively simple toys that are enjoyed by adults and children alike! I’m in, tell me more.


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.

Home-School Days: Going Native

What’s the difference between native and non-native plants? Learn how both impact our environment and all the animals in it.

Preregistration is required, click here for more info.


home school


Autumn Activities this Month:

Fall Foliage Hike & Evening Canoe Paddle

fall hike


HIKE: Walk along the ridge of Pyramid Mountain and enjoy the breathtaking views at this stunning time of year. Ages 7 and up.

PADDLE: Enjoy a leisurely paddle on the first evening of autumn. Canoes, life vests, and paddles are provided. Ages 12 & Up.



Preregistration is required for both programs, click here for more information.


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