Sunday, September 13, 2020

Jump into Fall with the Morris County Park Commission

Morris County Park Commission

truth about ticks

VIRTUAL THE TRUTH ABOUT TICKS

September 16

Ages 15 and Up.

Despite their blood-sucking behavior, ticks are an important part of nature with complex life cycles. This program explains how and why ticks do what they do, debunks the myths about ticks and Lyme’s Disease, and teaches participants how to protect themselves and their property from being havens for ticks. For more information, click here. 

COST: $10/household.


remedies in the books

VIRTUAL REMEDIES IN THE BOOKS

September 16

Be prepared as cold and flu season approaches! Look to the Books for remedies from the Elizabeth D. Kay Rare Book Collection, learn the healing properties of botanicals and discover the ancient history of medical botany. Check it out here.

COST: $10/person.





paranormal evenings

VIRTUAL PARANORMAL EVENINGS PARANORMAL 101

September 25

Creaky stairs and things going bump in the night!  Join the Morris County Park Commission and the Specter Seekers Paranormal Society for a virtual lecture about the science behind paranormal investigations.

Click here to register! Once registered, you will be automatically directed to PayPal for payment. Registration is only confirmed upon receipt of payment.

COST: $20/household.


seed saversVIRTUAL SUCCESSFUL SEED SAVERS

Tuesday, September 22

Before you clean out your garden this fall, don’t forget to save some seeds! Learn the difference between heirloom and hybrid, old and new, as well as how to save, store, and reuse your plants and seeds year after year. Find out more!

COST: $10 per person.


Home School Programs


VIRTUAL HOME SCHOOL PROGRAMS

September Classes • 1 pm - 2 pm • Ages 5 - 12

September 15Back to School Potions

To start off the spooky fall season we are going to create potions and slime using ingredients found in your home. Learn what a non-Newtonian fluid is, create chemical reactions and craft a magical treat. No prior wizardry experience required! 

September 22Plant Genetics and Successful Seed Savers

Ever wonder why there are so many varieties of flowers, vegetables and fruits? It’s all because of the seed. Learn how scientists figured out how to make new varieties, how to breed seeds and how to save them. 

COST: $10/child per class. A $2 material fee may apply. Click here for more class information!


farm drive thru tour

FOSTERFIELDS DRIVE/WALK THRU FARM TOURS!

Now you can see your favorite Fosterfields animals and farm demonstrations from your vehicle or by strolling thru the farm. 

Thursdays - Drive Thru Only - 1 pm - 2 pm and 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm

Fridays - Walk Thru Only - 1 pm and 1:30 pm

Saturday - Walk Thru Only - 10 am, 10:30 am, 1 pm, 1:30 pm, and 2 pm

Tours are by preregistration only. For more info, click here!

Cost: Drive Thru - $10/carload

Walk Thru - $5/person