Wednesday, January 31, 2024

"'Tis the season of love" @ Morris County Parks


Morris County Park Commission

January 31, 2024

This Week:

scavenger hunt - black & whiteFamily Photo Scavenger Hunt: Brrr! It's Cold!

February 1-29

February is the cruelest month -- is it winter; is it not? Look for signs of both winter and spring, find them all and decide which is your favorite. Complete the scavenger hunt and win a prize! Explore further details.

Cost: $10 per family. Preregistration is required.


winter plants at kayWonderful Winter for Littles

February 3 & 9

In this program designed specifically for toddlers and preschoolers, learn to look for the signs of winter on a winter wonderland scavenger hunt!

Take a closer look at the program details!

Cost: $7 per child. Preregistration is required.


GlacierSlip & Slide-Its Glacier Time

February 5

The icy winter is the perfect time to learn all about glaciers!  (Psst, did you know the Great Swamp has a cool glacial history?) Join a real geologist for experiments to discover how glaciers move and shape the land. Click here for more details.

Cost: $8 per person. Preregistration is required.


valentines day feltingValentine’s Day Felting

February 7

Learn the basics of needle felting while making a gift for your sweetheart!

Review additional details here.

Cost: $10 per person. Preregistration is required.


hot chocolate walkHot Chocolate Walk

February 10

Join Fosterfields staff on a walking tour around the farm and warm up with a cup of delicious hot chocolate. See how the farm changes when the weather gets cold. Come along for a stroll with a warm cuppa!

 Cost: $10 per person. Preregistration is required.

Look What's Coming:

floral arranging for adultsFloral Arranging with Supermarket Flowers: It's Valentine's Day!

February 13

BYOB—Bring your own bunch of supermarket flowers—just in time for Valentines' Day. Use supermarket flowers to make a knock-out bouquet perfect for giving to that special Valentine. Ann Fahey, Superintendent of Horticulture Education, will lead this hands-on class. We supply greens and the container and you supply the flowers. Join us for this floral arranging session!

Cost: $25 per person. Preregistration is 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.