Friday, November 6, 2020

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Morris County Park Commission

This Week Virtually:

turtleWILD ANIMAL EXPERTS ONLINE:  TURTLES OF NJ

Saturday & Sunday, November 7 - 8

All Ages!

Learn all about the most common turtles in NJ and become an expert! 

Click here to learn more.

COST: FREE.  Preregistration is required.

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lunch and learn

VIRTUAL LUNCH AND LEARN SERIES

Thursdays, November 5, 12, and 19 – 12 noon - 12:45 pm

Thursday, November 5 – Hidden Lives of the Vail Women

Anyone can be difficult to know, including women from the past, who may not have left the story in their own words. Relationships are complicated and facts can be hard to nail down, but join us to explore the historic chatter, or lack thereof, surrounding the women of the Vail. 

Thursday, November 12 – Alien Invaders!

NJ’s habitats are being overrun by species that don’t belong here, better known as “invasive species.” Find out why this is a problem for the natural world, the strange stories of how these plants and animals got here in the first place, and what you can do to help.

Thursday, November 19 – The Spotted Lanternfly Is Here

The spotted lanternfly has arrived in Morris County and has been found in several of the Morris County parks. Learn how to identify them, how to get rid of host plants, and where and when to report if you do find them in your yard.

Click here to learn more.

COST: $10 per person

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Virtual Home School Days:

Home School Programs

November Classes

1 pm - 2 pm • Ages 5 - 12

Tuesday, November 10 – Cook It Up 101

Calling all future chefs and backers! Join Miss Allie, as she leads a class on cooking techniques right in time for your holiday feasts! Learn various knife skills, how to measure correctly, and how different cooking utensils work. Near the end of the class, put together a simple meal.

Tuesday, November 17 – Clean Air by Plants

Discover why plants are so important to us and what NASA has found out about plants that helps them in space. Pick up supplies prior to class.

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

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Look What's Coming Virtually:

cardinalsSLEEP, STAY, OR FLY AWAY

Friday, November 13 – 3 pm - 3:45 pm

Ages 5 & Up.

What do animals do in the wintertime? Solve the mystery as you learn who migrates, who hibernates, and who stays active in this LIVE, virtual presentation.

Click here for more information.

Cost: $10 per household.  Preregistration is required. 

fall flowers

FLORAL ARRANGING WITH SUPERMARKET FLOWERS FOR THANKSGIVING
Tuesday, November 17 – 10 am - 11 am

Ann Fahey, Superintendent of Horticulture Education, will virtually demonstrate how to design beautiful floral arrangements with supermarket bouquets for Thanksgiving!

Click here to register.

COST: $10 per person. Preregistration is required.  

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Virtual Awesome Animal Artists
AWESOME ANIMAL ARTISTS

Wednesday, November 18 – 4 pm - 4:45 pm

Ages 5 & Up.

In this LIVE, virtual program, learn to draw a New Jersey native animal and create your own masterpiece in this live, virtual program! Guess the animal of the month with clues, then learn all the facts about this animal's life before learning to draw it using simple shapes and lines, guided by Miss Jenny. You'll be amazed at what you can do! Click here to learn more.

Cost: $6 per child.  Preregistration is required. 


paranormal evenings
PARANORMAL EVENINGS:
HOW TO BE A GHOST HUNTE
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Friday, November 20 – 7 pm - 8 pm

Do haunted houses call to you? Are ghost stories your favorite? Join the Morris County Park Commission and Specter Seekers Paranormal Society founder, Frank Rigillo, for a virtual lecture on how to become a paranormal investigator! 

Click here to register.

COST: $20 per person.