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Summer Calendar of Events

August

08/09/2020 - 08/15/2020

08/16/2020 - 08/22/2020

08/23/2020 - 08/29/2020

 

September

08/30/2020 - 09/05/2020

 

 

Week of 08/09/2020 - 08/15/2020



All About Bones
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Pakim Pond
09-Aug 10 - 11 am
Description: This program will discuss different types of bones and who they belonged to. We will also take a closer look to the affects time has on these bones.
Age: All ages
No registration required; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
The Grounds & Gardens of Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
09-Aug 11:00am
Description: 2-hour walking tour of property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Running the Estate
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
09-Aug 1:00pm
Description: A walking tour of the property at Ringwood Manor exploring the staff who maintained it. $5 suggested donation.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Pond Study
Washington Crossing State Park, Park pond (Brickyard & Church Rds)
09-Aug 1:30 - 3 pm
Description: Use dip nets to catch a variety of pond organisms, observe them and then release them.
Age: 5-12yrs
Pre-registration required; Please call (609)737-0609.        
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Highlights Around the House
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
09-Aug 2:00pm
Description: A shorter, 1 hour, walking tour of the Ringwood Manor property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
The Day is Ours: A Battlefield Tour
Princeton Battlefield State Park, Clarke House Front Porch  
09-Aug 2:00 pm
Description: A tour of Princeton Battlefield State Park following in the footsteps of the Continental Army.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)921-0074 or email princetonbattlefield@comcast.net
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Digging for Rocks
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Pakim Pond
09-Aug 2 - 3 pm
Description: Learn about the different types of rocks and how they impact the very earth we stand on! We will discuss how rocks are made and even look at a few up close!
Age: All ages
No registration required; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Natural Area Hike
D&R Canal State Park, Bulls Island Recreation Area
10-Aug 10:00am
Description: Join the park naturalist of a 1 mile hike in the Bulls Island Natural Area. Thick stand of Ostrich Ferns and towering tulip trees will be there to welcome us.
Age: 8+
Registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please email Stephanie.Fox@dep.nj.gov. For more information call (609)924-5705. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Ken Burns' The National Parks: America's Best Idea   
3 Jul - 10 Aug 
Description: Enjoy the national parks from home through Ken Burns' The National Parks: America's Best Idea. We invite you to connect, the national movements of conservation and preservation the series explores, to your own State Parks, Forests & Historic Sites here in New Jersey. 
Age:All ages 
Free at: https://www.njtvonline.org/events/national-parks-state-parks-americas-best-ideas/ 
 
Girl Scouts Love State Parks
Double Trouble State Park, Online program 
12-Sept 10:00am
Description: Join our historian for a virtual tour of the former cranberry company town for the national annual Girl Scouts Love State Parks
Age: All ages
Program uploaded to official Double Trouble State Park Facebook page facebook.com/DoubleTroubleStatePark
 
Wednesday Walkers
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Goodale Field   
12-Aug 8:30 - 9:30 am
Description: A 2.5-mile walk on mostly flat trails and gravel roads - "Discover What You've Been Missing!"
Age: Adults
Pre-registration required; 25 participants maximum.
Please call (973)786-6445. Masks Required.
 
Fennel for Fleas: 18th-Century Kitchen Gardens
Rockingham State Historic Site, Kitchen Garden
12-Aug 10:30am
Description: Talk & tour of Rockingham garden: varieties of plants & their practical uses in the 18th century.
Age: All ages
Registration required; 12 participants maximum. Weather permitting.
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com.
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Parseids 2020
Bass River State, Forest Lake Absegami Beach
12-Aug 11pm - 1:30am
Description: Perseid Meteor Shower Watch with Volunteer Wayne Vogel. Bring blanket or reclining chair, telescopes and binoculars not necessary.
Age: All ages
No registration required. Weather permitting.
For more information call (609) 296-1114 or email cynthia.coritz@dep.nj.gov.
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Folklore of the Pine Barrens Episode 2:  The Jersey Devil
Double Trouble State Park, Online program
13-Aug
Description: Join our interpretive staff for short virtual programs highlighting the folklore of the New Jersey Pinelands.
Age: Ages 6 & up 
Program uploaded to official Double Trouble State Park Facebook page facebook.com/DoubleTroubleStatePark
 
Nature Hike
Cheesequake State Park, Trailhead
13-Aug 10 - 11:15 am       
Description: Seasonal Hike along the trails at Cheesequake State Park
Age: Ages 8 and Up
No registration; 20 participants maximum. 
For more information call (732)566 3208. Masks Required.

Parseids 2020
Bass River State, Forest Lake Absegami Beach
13-Aug 11pm - 1:30am
Description: Perseid Meteor Shower Watch with Volunteer Wayne Vogel. Bring blanket or reclining chair, telescopes and binoculars not necessary.
Age: All ages
No registration required. Weather permitting.
For more information call (609) 296-1114 or email cynthia.coritz@dep.nj.gov.
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Starry Night    
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Nature Center
14-Aug 9 - 10pm
Description: Gaze into space and learn about the stars in this new and exciting program with our guest speaker!
Age: All ages
No registration required; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Village Walking Tours
Double Trouble State Park,
Double Trouble Village - Old General Store
15-Aug 10:00 am
Description: Join us for a guided walking tour of Double Trouble Village, learning about the former sawmill and cranberry industries in this preserved company town.
Age: Ages 6 & up
Registration required. Limited openings. Please call (732)341-6662.
Weather permitting. Masks Required
 
The Grounds & Gardens of Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
15-Aug 11:00am
Description: 2-hour walking tour of property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
The Day is Ours: A Battlefield Tour
Princeton Battlefield State Park, Clarke House Front Porch  
15-Aug 11:00 am
Description: A tour of Princeton Battlefield State Park following in the footsteps of the Continental Army.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)921-0074 or email princetonbattlefield@comcast.net
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Table Talks
Double Trouble State Park, Double Trouble Village
15-Aug 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Description: Drop by to see what one of our historians is highlighting this week.
Age: Ages 6 & up                   
No registration. Weather permitting.
For more information call (732)341-6662. Masks Required.
 
The Cemetery at Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
15-Aug 1:00pm
Description: A 45-minute walking tour of the historic cemetery on the property. $5 suggested donation.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Highlights Around the House
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
15-Aug 2:00pm
Description: A shorter, 1 hour, walking tour of the Ringwood Manor property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Musket Firing Demonstration
Washington Crossing State Park, Sullivan's Grove near Visitor Center
15-Aug 2:00 pm
Description: Interpretive talk of the Christmas Night Crossing and Battle of Trenton followed by Musket Firing.
Age: All ages
No registration required. Weather permitting.
For more information call (609)737-0623.  Masks Required.
 
The Day is Ours: A Battlefield Tour
Princeton Battlefield State Park, Clarke House Front Porch  
15-Aug  2:00 pm
Description: A tour of Princeton Battlefield State Park following in the footsteps of the Continental Army.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)921-0074 or email princetonbattlefield@comcast.net
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Busy Pollinators
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Pakim Pond
15-Aug 2 - 3pm
Description:  Buzz around the Nature Center and learn about the busy lives of our native pollinators. We will walk around and watch the pollinators in action!
Age: All ages
No registration required; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required.




Week of 08/16/2020 - 08/22/2020



The Grounds & Gardens of Ringwood Manor

Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
16-Aug 11:00am
Description: 2-hour walking tour of property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Poisonous and Venomous Wildlife
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Pakim Pond
16-Aug 10 - 11 am
Description: Learn about the most common poisonous and venomous wildlife we have in the Pine Barrens. We will talk about where they live, how to avoid them, and what to do when you come in contact with one.
Age: All ages
No registration required; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required
 
Nature Hike
Cheesequake State Park, Lake Pavilion
16-Aug 1 - 2:15 pm
Description: Seasonal Hike along the trails at Cheesequake State Park
Age: Ages 8 and Up
No Registration; 20 participants maximum. 
For more information call (732)566 3208. Weather permitting. Masks Required.

Tomahawk Throwing
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
16-Aug 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Description: Come on out and try your hand at sticking a tomahawk or hatchet. Maybe even hit a bulls-eye. $5/vehicle park entrance fee.
Age: Adults only
Registration required; Masks Required. 
Please call (609)737-0609 or email wayne.henderek@dep.nj.gov
 
Goat Hill Overlook Hike
Washington Crossing State Park, Park pond (Brickyard & Church Rds)
16-Aug 1:30 - 4 pm
Description: Guided hike at Goat Hill Overlook in West Amwell Twp. Meet at the park pond and ride your own vehicle to Goat Hill
Age: 8yrs - Adult
Pre-registration required; Please call (609)737-0609.
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
The Cemetery at Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
16-Aug 1:00pm
Description: A 45-minute walking tour of the historic cemetery on the property. $5 suggested donation.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Highlights Around the House
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
16-Aug 2:00pm
Description: A shorter, 1 hour, walking tour of the Ringwood Manor property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
The Day is Ours: A Battlefield Tour
Princeton Battlefield State Park, Clarke House Front Porch  
16-Aug   2:00 pm
Description: A tour of Princeton Battlefield State Park following in the footsteps of the Continental Army.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)921-0074 or email princetonbattlefield@comcast.net
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Lenni Lenape Day
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Pakim Pond
16-Aug 2 - 3pm            
Description: Join us as we dive into history and make some traditional Lenni Lenape crafts! We will learn all about Lenni Lenape history and tell some old legends and stories.
Age: All ages
No registration required; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
Guided Hike along the D&R Canal in Princeton
D&R Canal State Park, Millstone Aqueduct
17-Aug 10:00am
Description: Join the park naturalist for a 3 mile hike along the canal in Princeton.
Age: 8+
Registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please email Stephanie.Fox@dep.nj.gov. For more information call (609)924-5705. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
The Vote: The New Jersey Drama in the National Struggle 
Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites, Online program
17-Aug to 9-Sept
Description:  "The national struggle for women’s suffrage was a New Jersey drama. American Experience’s two-part documentary “The Vote” explores the movement for women’s suffrage in the United States and details the battle between New Jersey’s Alice Paul and Woodrow Wilson that culminated in the adoption of the Nineteenth Amendment 100 years ago. Watch along with the State Park Service’s historian at Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites for a New Jersey perspective on this national movement.
Stream “The Vote” free online from NJTV https://www.njtvonline.org/programs/american-experience/the-vote-part-1-3kph5d/. Follow the commentary on Facebook.com/WallaceDutch.
 
Wednesday Walkers
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Goodale Field   
19-Aug 8:30 - 9:30 am
Description: A 2.5-mile walk on mostly flat trails and gravel roads - "Discover What You've Been Missing!"
Age: Adults
Pre-registration required; 25 participants maximum.
Please call (973)786-6445. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
 
Folklore of the Pine Barrens Episode 3: Sammy Giberson and the Air Tune
Double Trouble State Park, Online program
20-Aug
Description: Join our interpretive staff for short virtual programs highlighting the folklore of the New Jersey Pinelands.
Age: Ages 6 & up 
Program uploaded to official Double Trouble State Park Facebook page facebook.com/DoubleTroubleStatePark
 
 
Nature Hike
Cheesequake State Park, Trailhead
21-Aug 10 - 11:15 am        
Description: Seasonal Hike along the trails at Cheesequake State Park
Age: Ages 8 and Up
No registration; 20 participants maximum. 
For more information call (732)566 3208. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Sunset Hike
Brendan T. Byrne State Park, Pakim Pond
21-Aug 8:30 - 9:30pm
Description: Walk with us around Pakim pond as we watch the animals and bugs around us get ready for the night! In this new nature walk we will explore the Twilight zone of the Pine Barrens!
Age: All ages   
No registration; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Reeves' Bog History Hike
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Reeves' Bog off of Forest Rd.
22-Aug 10 - 11am
Description: Take a journey through times and explore the old cranberry bogs that all kinds of wildlife now call home.
Age: All ages
No registration required; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Village Walking Tours
Double Trouble State Park,
Double Trouble Village - Old General Store
22-Aug 10:00 am
Description: Join us for a guided walking tour of Double Trouble Village, learning about the former sawmill and cranberry industries in this preserved company town.
Age: Ages 6 & up
Registration required. Limited openings. Please call (732)341-6662.
Weather permitting. Masks Required
 
 
The Grounds & Gardens of Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
22-Aug 11:00am
Description: 2-hour walking tour of property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
The Day is Ours: A Battlefield Tour
Princeton Battlefield State Park, Clarke House Front Porch  
22-Aug   11:00 am
Description: A tour of Princeton Battlefield State Park following in the footsteps of the Continental Army.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)921-0074 or email princetonbattlefield@comcast.net
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Table Talks
Double Trouble State Park, Double Trouble Village
22-Aug 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Description: Drop by to see what one of our historians is highlighting this week.
Age: Ages 6 & up                   
No registration. Weather permitting.
For more information call (732)341-6662. Masks Required.
 
Running the Estate
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
22-Aug 1:00pm
Description: A walking tour of the property at Ringwood Manor exploring the staff who maintained it. $5 suggested donation.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Highlights Around the House
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
22-Aug 2:00pm
Description: A shorter, 1 hour, walking tour of the Ringwood Manor property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Musket Firing Demonstration
Washington Crossing State Park, Sullivan's Grove near Visitor Center
22-Aug 2:00 pm
Description: Interpretive talk of the Christmas Night Crossing and Battle of Trenton followed by Musket Firing.
Age: All ages
No registration required. Weather permitting.
For more information call (609)737-0623.  Masks Required.
 
The Day is Ours: A Battlefield Tour
Princeton Battlefield State Park, Clarke House Front Porch  
22-Aug   2:00 pm
Description: A tour of Princeton Battlefield State Park following in the footsteps of the Continental Army.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)921-0074 or email princetonbattlefield@comcast.net
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Fire Ecology in the Pines
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Pakim Pond       
22-Aug 2 - 3pm
Description: Learn about fire ecology and how it plays an essential role in the preservation of the Pine Barrens. We will take a brief walk to look at some pine tree adaptations.
Age: All ages
No registration required; 15 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required.



Week of 08/23/2020 - 08/29/2020



The Grounds & Gardens of Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
23-Aug 11:00am
Description: 2-hour walking tour of property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Running the Estate
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
23-Aug 1:00pm
Description: A walking tour of the property at Ringwood Manor exploring the staff who maintained it. $5 suggested donation.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Fiddler Crab Race
Cheesequake State Park, Lake Pavilion
23-Aug 1 – 1:30 pm
Description: Fiddler Crab Race
Age: All Ages
No Registration; For more information call (732)566 3208.
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Family Nature Walk
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
23-Aug 1:30 – 2:30 pm
Description: Informal guided trail walk.  $5/vehicle park entrance fee.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; Please call (609)737-0609.        
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Highlights Around the House
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
23-Aug 2:00pm
Description: A shorter, 1 hour, walking tour of the Ringwood Manor property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
The Day is Ours: A Battlefield Tour
Princeton Battlefield State Park, Clarke House Front Porch  
23-Aug 2:00 pm
Description: A tour of Princeton Battlefield State Park following in the footsteps of the Continental Army.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)921-0074 or email princetonbattlefield@comcast.net
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
"Hoo" is This Bird of Prey
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Pakim Pond
23-Aug 10 - 11 am
Description: Come learn about this bird of prey and its unique adaptations! We will have a hoot of a time!
Age: All ages
No registration required; 15 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Legendary Lichen
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Pakim Pond
23-Aug 2 - 3 pm
Description: Learn about lichen in this exploratory program! We will take short walks around the nature center and learn about symbiotic relationships within the Pine Barrens!
Age: All ages
No registration required; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Guided Hike along the D&R Canal in Princeton
D&R Canal State Park, Six Mile Run Reservoir Site
24-Aug 10:00am
Description: Enjoy the late summer flowers found within fields of Six Mile Run Reservoir Site.
Age: 8+
Registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please email Stephanie.Fox@dep.nj.gov. For more information call (609)924-5705. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Wednesday Walkers
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Goodale Field   
26-Aug 8:30 - 9:30am
Description: A 2.5-mile walk on mostly flat trails and gravel roads - "Discover What You've Been Missing!"
Age: Adults
Pre-registration required; 25 participants maximum.
Please call (973)786-6445. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
"Forward into Light" Illumination
Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites,
71 Somerset St., Somerville NJ
26-Aug 6:30pm – 8:30pm
Description: "Light was the essential metaphor of the eighteenth-century Enlightenment and an important symbol in the women’s suffrage movement. Drawing from the suffrage slogan “Forward through the Darkness, Forward into Light” Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Site joins a national illumination in celebration of the Nineteenth Amendment’s 100th anniversary. Wear a mask for a suffrage selfie and share online with #ForwardintoLight and @WallaceDutch
Age: All ages
No registration. Masks Required.
 
Starry Night    
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Pakim pond
28-Aug 9 - 10pm
Description: Gaze into space and learn about the stars in this new and exciting program with our guest speaker!
Age: All ages
No registration required; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Seining at Pakim Pond
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Pakim Pond
29-Aug 10 - 11 am
Description: Discover what’s lurking beneath the surface of Pakim Pond! We’ll use a seining net to scoop up and identify the elusive critters of the water and what they have to say about water quality.
Age: All ages
No registration required; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required
 
Village Walking Tours
Double Trouble State Park,
Double Trouble Village - Old General Store
29-Aug 10:00 am
Description: Join us for a guided walking tour of Double Trouble Village, learning about the former sawmill and cranberry industries in this preserved company town.
Age: Ages 6 & up
Registration required. Limited openings. Please call (732)341-6662.
Weather permitting. Masks Required
 
The Grounds & Gardens of Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
29-Aug 11:00am
Description: 2-hour walking tour of property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
The Day is Ours: A Battlefield Tour
Princeton Battlefield State Park, Clarke House Front Porch  
29-Aug   11:00 am
Description: A tour of Princeton Battlefield State Park following in the footsteps of the Continental Army.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)921-0074 or email princetonbattlefield@comcast.net
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
The Cemetery at Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
29-Aug 1:00pm
Description: A 45-minute walking tour of the historic cemetery on the property. $5 suggested donation.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Highlights Around the House
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
29-Aug 2:00pm
Description: A shorter, 1 hour, walking tour of the Ringwood Manor property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Musket Firing Demonstration
Washington Crossing State Park, Sullivan's Grove near Visitor Center
29-Aug 2:00 pm
Description: Interpretive talk of the Christmas Night Crossing and Battle of Trenton followed by Musket Firing.
Age: All ages
No registration required. Weather permitting.
For more information call (609)737-0623.  Masks Required.
 
Family Nature Walk
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
29-Aug 1- 2 pm
Description: Informal guided trail walk. $5/vehicle park entrance fee.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; Please call (609)737-0609.        
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Table Talks
Double Trouble State Park, Double Trouble Village
29-Aug 1:00 - 2:30 pm
Description: Drop by to see what one of our historians is highlighting this week.
Age: Ages 6 & up                   
No registration. Weather permitting.
For more information call (732)341-6662. Masks Required.
 
The Day is Ours: A Battlefield Tour
Princeton Battlefield State Park, Clarke House Front Porch  
29-Aug 2:00 pm
Description: A tour of Princeton Battlefield State Park following in the footsteps of the Continental Army.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)921-0074 or email princetonbattlefield@comcast.net
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Nature Walk
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Pakim Pond
29-Aug 2 -3 pm
Description: Enjoy a scenic stroll around Pakim Pond and learn about the resident flora and fauna that surround this serene site!      
Age: All ages
No registration required; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required.


Week of 08/30/2020 - 09/05/2020



Carnivorous Plants
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Pakim Pond
30-Aug 10 - 11am
Description: Explore the world of insect eating plants! We will take a walk and inspect pitcher plants, bladderworts and sundews all found right here in the Pine Barrens.
Age: All ages
No registration required; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191. Weather permitting. Masks Required
 
The Grounds & Gardens of Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
30-Aug 11:00am
Description: 2-hour walking tour of property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Family Nature Walk
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
30-Aug 1:30- 2:00pm
Description: Informal guided trail walk.  $5/vehicle park entrance fee.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; Please call (609)737-0609.        
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Songs & Stories of the American Revolution
Washington Crossing State Park, Sullivan's Grove near Visitor Center
30-Aug 2:00 pm
Description: Mathew Dodd will sing songs and tell stories of the American Revolution.
Age: All ages
No registration required. Weather permitting.
For more information call (609)737-0623.  Masks Required.
 
The Day is Ours: A Battlefield Tour
Princeton Battlefield State Park, Clarke House Front Porch   ri
30-Aug 2:00 pm
Description: A tour of Princeton Battlefield State Park following in the footsteps of the Continental Army.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)921-0074 or email princetonbattlefield@comcast.net
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Invasive Species
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest, Pakim Pond
30-Aug 2 - 3pm
Description:  Join us as we talk about some of the invasive species found in the Pine Barrens. We will explore how these species invaded the area and their impacts on the ecosystem.
Age: All ages
No registration required; 20 participants maximum.
For more information call (609)726-1191.
Weather permitting. Masks Required
 
The Cemetery at Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
30-Aug 1:00pm
Description: A 45-minute walking tour of the historic cemetery on the property. $5 suggested donation.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Highlights Around Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
30-Aug 2:00pm
Description: A shorter, 1 hour, walking tour of the Ringwood Manor property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Nature Hike
Cheesequake State Park, Trailhead
05-Sept 10 - 11:15 am      
Description: Seasonal Hike along the trails at Cheesequake State Park
Age: Ages 8 and Up
No registration; 20 participants maximum. 
For more information call (732)566 3208. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
The Day is Ours: A Battlefield Tour
Princeton Battlefield State Park, Clarke House Front Porch  
05-Sept 11:00 am
Description: A tour of Princeton Battlefield State Park following in the footsteps of the Continental Army.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)921-0074 or email princetonbattlefield@comcast.net
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Solar Observation 
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
05-Sept 1 - 3pm
Description: View naturalistic activity on the sun safely through a telescope equipped with a special filter. Observe sunspots, solar flares, prominences, and other solar phenomena, as they are available. Learn how these storms can affect the earth as well as other interesting facts about our planet’s closest star. Jennifer and Dave Skitt and other members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of Princeton will conduct this activity. $5/vehicle park entrance fee.
Age: All ages
No registration required;
Please call (609)737-0609 or email wayne.henderek@dep.nj.gov 
Weather permitting.Rain date is Monday September 7, 1:00 - 3:00 pm.
Masks Required. 
 
 
The Day is Ours: A Battlefield Tour
Princeton Battlefield State Park, Clarke House Front Porch  
05-Sept 2:00 pm
Description: A tour of Princeton Battlefield State Park following in the footsteps of the Continental Army.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)921-0074 or email princetonbattlefield@comcast.net
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Tomahawk Throwing
Washington Crossing State Park, Nature Center
06-Sept 1:30 - 3:30 pm
Description: Come on out and try your hand at sticking a tomahawk or hatchet. Maybe even hit a bulls-eye. $5/vehicle park entrance fee.
Age: Adults only
Registration required; Weather permitting. Masks Required. 
Please call (609)737-0609 or email wayne.henderek@dep.nj.gov 
 
 
The Day is Ours: A Battlefield Tour
Princeton Battlefield State Park, Clarke House Front Porch  
06-Sept 2:00 pm
Description: A tour of Princeton Battlefield State Park following in the footsteps of the Continental Army.
Age: All Ages
Pre-registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)921-0074 or email princetonbattlefield@comcast.net
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
 
Wednesday Walkers
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Goodale Field   
9-Sept 8:30 - 9:30 am
Description: A 2.5-mile walk on mostly flat trails and gravel roads - "Discover What You've Been Missing!"
Age: Adults
Pre-registration required; 25 participants maximum.

Please call (973)786-6445. Masks Required.  

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