Monday, April 26, 2021

All about Animals and Mother's Day programs in Morris County Parks 

Morris County Park Commission

orienteeringORIENTEERING FOR FAMILIES

April 27

Learn the basics of map and compass use, then try out your skills through a series of challenges on the trails! Click here to learn more.

Cost: $12 per family. Preregistration is required.



spring bird walkSPRING BIRD WALK: MEADOWS & EDGES

April 28

Naturalist Bill Lynch will lead us through the meadows and forest edges of Bamboo Brook as we search for both spring migrants and breeding birds. Songbirds love the transition between forest and field, and use the treetops to sing their hearts out to potential mates. Check it out!

Cost: FREE. Preregistration is required.

born to be shornBORN TO BE SHORN

May 1

It’s time for a haircut! Visit Fosterfields and watch master shearer, Margaret Quinn, demonstrate how to properly shear a sheep, the old-fashioned way. Space is limited!  Click here for more info.

Cost: $15 per person.  Preregistration is required.



ff farm tours

FOSTERFIELDS OPENING DAY

May 6

Mark your calendars!  Fosterfields Living Historical Farm will be opening on May 6th for our 2021 visitor season. Learn about the farm animals, crops, and special historic demonstrations on a walk-thru farm tour! Click here to register.

Cost: $5 per person.  Preregistration is required


Look What’s Coming:

may scavenger huntFAMILY PHOTO SCAVENGER HUNT: KINDS OF BLUE 

May 1 – May 31

Bring your camera or phone for this month’s hunt. Take a photo of every item, and get a prize. Check it out!

Cost: $10 per family. (Family/Group of 6 or less). Preregistration is required.


 

flower arrangingFLOWER ARRANGING FOR MOM

May 4 and 5

VIRTUAL FLORAL ARRANGING WITH SUPERMARKET FLOWERS FOR MOTHER’S DAY – Adults.

Ann Fahey, Superintendent of Horticulture Education, will demonstrate how to make a simple supermarket bouquet into a gift-worthy Mother’s Day arrangement. Bring your own bouquet and work along at home to make your own arrangement, while learning tips and tricks of the trade. Click here for more info.

Cost: $10 per person. Preregistration is required.


FLOWERS FOR MOM: ARRANGING WITH SUPERMARKET FLOWERS FOR KIDS – Ages 7 – 12.

Using flowers from the supermarket, young arrangers will create a centerpiece perfect for the most important “mom” in their lives. A container, greens, and decorations are provided and must be picked up prior to class. Bring your own flowers. Click here!

Cost: $20 per child. Preregistration is required.