Thursday, February 8, 2024

February: both the shortest and longest month of the year


Morris County Park Commission

08 February 2024

This Week:

animal antics cowsLittle Farm Friends: Cow Crew

February 9

Did you know the cows were once the most important animals at Fosterfields? Learn why, meet them close up, and even brush their fur. Make a cow craft to take home. Click here to join the crew!

Cost: $10 per child. Preregistration is required.


Virtual Willowwood Open House and Garden TourWillowwood Grounds and History Tour

February 10

Discover the history of Willowwood Arboretum on this guided tour. Dress for the weather and wear sturdy footwear. Meet by the Stone Barn.

Explore further details here.

Cost: $15 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.


kids in the wild campingKids in the Wild: Tent Camping

February 10

Join us to get into the woods, learn new outdoor skills, meet other like-minded kids, and build confidence. In this session, we learn how to select a campsite and put up 2-person tents. Click here to learn about the program.

Cost: $10 per child. Preregistration is required.

Look What's Coming:

Homeschool Days: Ice, Ice, baby!

February 15

It's ice harvesting season! Learn how ice cutting was historically done and give it a try. Look into additional information here.

Cost: $10 per child.  Preregistration required.

homeschool icecutting



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.