Thursday, January 18, 2024

COLD WEATHER ACTIVITIES @ MORRIS COUNTY PARKS: "The cold never bothered me anyway...!"


Morris County Park Commission

January 18, 2024

This Week:

dairyLittle Farm Friends: Dairy Day

January 19

Did you know Fosterfields used to be a dairy farm? Meet our cows, tour the creamery, and churn some butter to take home! Come join us!

Cost: $10 per child. Preregistration required.


winter birdingWild Animal Experts: Winter Birds

January 20

Saturday mornings are a great time to take a nature walk and discover amazing facts about New Jersey's wildlife! Join a naturalist for this popular series to learn about a new animal every month. In this session, we'll explore the birds that choose to stick around during winter. 

Click here for more information.

Cost: $10 per child. Preregistration required.


Pot-holderMaking Pot-Holders

January 20

Using looms, create your own unique pot-holders to use in your kitchen! Join us here.

Cost: $10 per person. Preregistration required.




STEMAdventures in STEM: Snowy Science

January 23

In this series, young scientists will explore different parts of the natural world through experiments and activities, making surprising discoveries along the way. In this session, discover the properties of snow and ice, make artificial snow, and more! 

Click here to join the adventure!

 Cost: $6 per person. Preregistration required.


garden sprouts fall Garden Sprouts - Food for Friends

January 24

Birds have a tough time finding food in winter. Look for birds around the garden and mix together your own bird food that will feed our chirping friends, including chickadees and woodpeckers. This program is snow or shine.

Wear comfortable walking shoes and dress for the weather. Let’s get started here.

Cost: $10 per child with adult. Preregistration required.

Look What's Coming:


Maple succulentsSilver Maples: Succulent Secrets

January 25

Get your hands into the soil and create a mini-succulent garden to bring home in this new monthly program just for active seniors.

Get started here.

Cost: $10 per child. Preregistration required.


community gardenCommunity Garden

Garden plots are available in the Morris County Community Garden.  It’s time to get your hands in the soil in your own 10 x 20-foot plot.  The Community Garden season begins March 20.  Start dreaming of that ripe summer tomato.   

For more information call 973-631-5004.