Wednesday, June 19, 2024

June Jamboree at Morris County Park Commission!


Morris County Park Commission

June 19, 2024

This Week:

solsticeSummer Solstice Sunset Hike

June 20

Join us on Pyramid Mountain to experience the sunset on the longest day of the year, and then hike back as it grows dark. This moderate hike includes some steep and rocky terrain. Bring plenty of water, a flashlight, a snack, and wear sturdy shoes. Register here.

For adults, cost: $12 per person. Preregistration is required.

Where: Pyramid Mountain Natural Historic Area, 472 Boonton Ave, Boonton, NJ 07005


sundialSilver Maples: Solstice and Sundials

June 20

Are you aware of how the sun moves across the sky every day? Make a simple sundial out of terra cotta plates and explore the long history of using the sun and shadows to tell time. Register here.

For ages 55 & up, cost: $15 per person. Preregistration is required.

Where: Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morristown, NJ 07960

Look What's Coming:

MoosicMoo-sic on the Farm

June 29

 Enjoy some Moo-sic at the farm! Bring a blanket and enjoy an evening concert from the Johnny Woods Band as they play a beautiful range of music. Doors open at 4:30 pm. Register here.

For all ages, cost: Presale $5 per person, Day of $10 per person. Preregistration is required.

Where: Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, 73 Kahdena Road, Morristown, NJ 07960


MuffinMuffin Mania! Cranberry

June 30

The final Sunday of each month means a morning of muffin mania! This Sunday we are making cranberry muffins using Cooper Gristmill-ground flour. While the muffins are baking, take a tour of the mill! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Register here.

For ages 7 & up with an adult, cost: $10 per person. Preregistration is required.

Where: The Cooper Gristmill, 66 Route 24, Chester, NJ 07930.