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For adults and children ages 10
and older. Take a leisurely paddle on the Passaic River! Paddlers
will enjoy scenery and peacefulness as they paddle up the river and
float downstream. Geared for beginners and children 10 and up
accompanied by a parent or guardian. Meet in the Garibaldi Hall
parking lot. Preregistration and payment required either in person,
by mail or online at www.essexcountyparks.org/calendar
$20 per person
DISCOVERY FAMILY FIELD TRIP
Friday, August 11, 5:30pm to 7:30pm
For families with young children
ages 4 and up. Meet at the end of Locust Avenue in Roseland and hike
1-mile total to explore this National Historic Landmark that is home
to three-toed Grallator dinosaur tracks from the late Triassic age.
Using clay, we’ll make and take an impression of an existing track
and leave the site undisturbed for future paleontological study.
Pre-registration and payment required either in person, by mail or
online at www.essexcountyparks.org/calendar.
Fee: $12 per child, $15 per adult
FOREST MUSHROOMS 101
Monday, August 14, 5:30pm to 7pm
For families with young children ages
6 and up. Fascinated by fungi? Explore the local forest for gilled,
pored, ridged and toothed mushrooms with naturalist David Alexander.
We’ll learn their anatomy and create whimsical, yet realistic air-dry
clay replicas of what we find. Pre-registration and payment required
either in person, by mail or online at www.essexcountyparks.org/calendar.
Fee: $30 per family (up to two adults and two children) or $10 per
child, $12 per adult