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Sep
17
Tue
Fall Nature Clubs For Kids Ages 3-3rd Grade
Sep 17 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Our popular nature clubs will introduce your child to many exciting nature topics. Park Naturalist Debra Reed will guide the children during hikes as they discover the diverse field, forest, and pond habitats at Echo Hill. Other hands-on activities include science experiments, field games, and take-home craft projects. The children will be able to observe the subtle changes from week to week as we progress through the season. Through our explorations, children will also hone their attention to detail as we observe the colors, shapes, textures, and sounds of the natural world.

This year we are offering Sessions A and B for ages 3 to 5 and Session C for kindergarten through third graders. This is a drop-off program and children must be self-sufficient in the bathroom.

Please be sure to dress your child for the outdoors so that the whole group will be able to enjoy our lessons fully. We strongly recommend old clothes and sneakers/boots that can get dirty. Nature Clubs meet rain or shine. In inclement weather, we shorten our outdoor adventures in order to spend more time inside.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

For each child, a registration form must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian. Included on the form are the date of last tetanus shot, known allergies, and special care notes; please have this information ready. Each session is limited to ten children to ensure a quality experience for the participants. The Division of Parks and Recreation reserves the right to cancel any session due to low enrollment and give a full refund. Pre-registration is required.

Dates: Eight Tuesdays, September 10 to October 29

Location: Echo Hill

Cost: $90 for all 8 lessons

Session A

Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session B

Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session C

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Ages: kindergarten through 3rd graders




Sep
18
Wed
PHOTOGRAPHY IN THE PARKS WORKSHOP (Digital SLR Manual Setting)
Sep 18 @ 2:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Instructor Jim Rimi

This is a 3-hour workshop that is designed for the photographer that has a grasp of their camera. It is a perfect complement to the Beginning Photography Workshop. You will concentrate on how to see like a photographer. Lighting, camera position, and angle will be discussed. You will also go over the proper use of lenses, focal length, depth of field, and shutter speed. In this class, students are encouraged to be sensitive and aware of light and their surroundings. You will discuss the makings of a great photograph and how to achieve it. This workshop starts in a classroom environment and then goes out into the field. Students will venture out in the park with the new knowledge they have just been given. Jim will be in the field with students to assist and answer any questions that they have. Students will then meet back after the shoot for a group critique by Jim of the photos they have just taken. This is a fun and relaxed workshop combining nature and the art of photography. Please dress for the weather and walking in the park. A blank memory card dedicated for the class is recommended and a tripod if you have one.

With Hunterdon County Parks & Recreation. Pre-registration required. Please visit our website http://www.co.hunterdon.nj.us/depts/parks/programs.html or call us at (908) 782-1158 for more information

 




Sep
24
Tue
Fall Nature Clubs For Kids Ages 3-3rd Grade
Sep 24 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Our popular nature clubs will introduce your child to many exciting nature topics. Park Naturalist Debra Reed will guide the children during hikes as they discover the diverse field, forest, and pond habitats at Echo Hill. Other hands-on activities include science experiments, field games, and take-home craft projects. The children will be able to observe the subtle changes from week to week as we progress through the season. Through our explorations, children will also hone their attention to detail as we observe the colors, shapes, textures, and sounds of the natural world.

This year we are offering Sessions A and B for ages 3 to 5 and Session C for kindergarten through third graders. This is a drop-off program and children must be self-sufficient in the bathroom.

Please be sure to dress your child for the outdoors so that the whole group will be able to enjoy our lessons fully. We strongly recommend old clothes and sneakers/boots that can get dirty. Nature Clubs meet rain or shine. In inclement weather, we shorten our outdoor adventures in order to spend more time inside.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

For each child, a registration form must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian. Included on the form are the date of last tetanus shot, known allergies, and special care notes; please have this information ready. Each session is limited to ten children to ensure a quality experience for the participants. The Division of Parks and Recreation reserves the right to cancel any session due to low enrollment and give a full refund. Pre-registration is required.

Dates: Eight Tuesdays, September 10 to October 29

Location: Echo Hill

Cost: $90 for all 8 lessons

Session A

Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session B

Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session C

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Ages: kindergarten through 3rd graders




Sep
28
Sat
Wizard World Harvest Year 2
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

Family event, wizard-style. Join us for a themed event featuring Wizards Witches and Magic. This year we will have a live wizard chemistry show, spell lessons, potions, dark arts, and crafts, a costume contest, the dark alley, unicorn rides, corn maze, face painting, tarot and spirit guide readings, vendors selling handmade crafts, food and the saloon.
The Saloon will feature local beers and 2 custom beers by Conclave and Flounder made just for this event. All proceeds from Saloon will benefit Whitehouse Fire Company. Live music Mr. Love Joy
Admission includes live wizard science show, hayride, activities in the Great Barn, and the Dark Alley.

Rain Date is Oct. 5th




Raritan Township Community Day
Sep 28 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Free admission and parking. 4th Annual event, rain date 9/29, fun for the whole family, performances, music, food trucks, bouncies, face-painting and “tattoos”, contests, dunk tank, games, fire & rescue demonstrations and much more.




Family Matinee: Snoopy, Come Home
Sep 28 @ 2:30 pm – 4:00 pm

Snoopy, Come Home centers upon the adventures of Charlie Brown’s pet beagle, Snoopy, and his tiny, yellow pal, Woodstock. When Snoopy’s original owner Lila is hospitalized, the two take-offs to comfort her. Back home, Charlie Brown is being ribbed by his friends because of the revelation that Snoopy had a previous owner (“You’ve got a used dog, Charlie Brown!”). All of this leads up to a fateful decision for Snoopy – which owner will Snoopy choose to live with?




Oct
1
Tue
Fall Nature Clubs For Kids Ages 3-3rd Grade
Oct 1 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Our popular nature clubs will introduce your child to many exciting nature topics. Park Naturalist Debra Reed will guide the children during hikes as they discover the diverse field, forest, and pond habitats at Echo Hill. Other hands-on activities include science experiments, field games, and take-home craft projects. The children will be able to observe the subtle changes from week to week as we progress through the season. Through our explorations, children will also hone their attention to detail as we observe the colors, shapes, textures, and sounds of the natural world.

This year we are offering Sessions A and B for ages 3 to 5 and Session C for kindergarten through third graders. This is a drop-off program and children must be self-sufficient in the bathroom.

Please be sure to dress your child for the outdoors so that the whole group will be able to enjoy our lessons fully. We strongly recommend old clothes and sneakers/boots that can get dirty. Nature Clubs meet rain or shine. In inclement weather, we shorten our outdoor adventures in order to spend more time inside.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

For each child, a registration form must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian. Included on the form are the date of last tetanus shot, known allergies, and special care notes; please have this information ready. Each session is limited to ten children to ensure a quality experience for the participants. The Division of Parks and Recreation reserves the right to cancel any session due to low enrollment and give a full refund. Pre-registration is required.

Dates: Eight Tuesdays, September 10 to October 29

Location: Echo Hill

Cost: $90 for all 8 lessons

Session A

Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session B

Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session C

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Ages: kindergarten through 3rd graders




Oct
6
Sun
SMART PHONE PHOTOGRAPHY WORKSHOP
Oct 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:30 pm

Date: Sunday, October 6
Time: 1:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Location: Arboretum
Ages: 16 through adult
Cost: $45
Learn how to take great photos with your smartphone, without the use of apps or manipulation. Class will meet at the Arboretum and begin in the classroom. We will then move into the field and put our skills to use. Professional photographer Jim Rimi will guide and encourage students to see in a new and exciting way. Students will later return to the classroom to look over the photos they have taken. Jim will review each student’s work individually and provide constructive feedback. This will be a fun and informative class for all!




Oct
8
Tue
Fall Nature Clubs For Kids Ages 3-3rd Grade
Oct 8 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Our popular nature clubs will introduce your child to many exciting nature topics. Park Naturalist Debra Reed will guide the children during hikes as they discover the diverse field, forest, and pond habitats at Echo Hill. Other hands-on activities include science experiments, field games, and take-home craft projects. The children will be able to observe the subtle changes from week to week as we progress through the season. Through our explorations, children will also hone their attention to detail as we observe the colors, shapes, textures, and sounds of the natural world.

This year we are offering Sessions A and B for ages 3 to 5 and Session C for kindergarten through third graders. This is a drop-off program and children must be self-sufficient in the bathroom.

Please be sure to dress your child for the outdoors so that the whole group will be able to enjoy our lessons fully. We strongly recommend old clothes and sneakers/boots that can get dirty. Nature Clubs meet rain or shine. In inclement weather, we shorten our outdoor adventures in order to spend more time inside.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

For each child, a registration form must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian. Included on the form are the date of last tetanus shot, known allergies, and special care notes; please have this information ready. Each session is limited to ten children to ensure a quality experience for the participants. The Division of Parks and Recreation reserves the right to cancel any session due to low enrollment and give a full refund. Pre-registration is required.

Dates: Eight Tuesdays, September 10 to October 29

Location: Echo Hill

Cost: $90 for all 8 lessons

Session A

Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session B

Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session C

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Ages: kindergarten through 3rd graders




Oct
15
Tue
Fall Nature Clubs For Kids Ages 3-3rd Grade
Oct 15 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Our popular nature clubs will introduce your child to many exciting nature topics. Park Naturalist Debra Reed will guide the children during hikes as they discover the diverse field, forest, and pond habitats at Echo Hill. Other hands-on activities include science experiments, field games, and take-home craft projects. The children will be able to observe the subtle changes from week to week as we progress through the season. Through our explorations, children will also hone their attention to detail as we observe the colors, shapes, textures, and sounds of the natural world.

This year we are offering Sessions A and B for ages 3 to 5 and Session C for kindergarten through third graders. This is a drop-off program and children must be self-sufficient in the bathroom.

Please be sure to dress your child for the outdoors so that the whole group will be able to enjoy our lessons fully. We strongly recommend old clothes and sneakers/boots that can get dirty. Nature Clubs meet rain or shine. In inclement weather, we shorten our outdoor adventures in order to spend more time inside.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

For each child, a registration form must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian. Included on the form are the date of last tetanus shot, known allergies, and special care notes; please have this information ready. Each session is limited to ten children to ensure a quality experience for the participants. The Division of Parks and Recreation reserves the right to cancel any session due to low enrollment and give a full refund. Pre-registration is required.

Dates: Eight Tuesdays, September 10 to October 29

Location: Echo Hill

Cost: $90 for all 8 lessons

Session A

Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session B

Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session C

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Ages: kindergarten through 3rd graders




Oct
22
Tue
Fall Nature Clubs For Kids Ages 3-3rd Grade
Oct 22 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Our popular nature clubs will introduce your child to many exciting nature topics. Park Naturalist Debra Reed will guide the children during hikes as they discover the diverse field, forest, and pond habitats at Echo Hill. Other hands-on activities include science experiments, field games, and take-home craft projects. The children will be able to observe the subtle changes from week to week as we progress through the season. Through our explorations, children will also hone their attention to detail as we observe the colors, shapes, textures, and sounds of the natural world.

This year we are offering Sessions A and B for ages 3 to 5 and Session C for kindergarten through third graders. This is a drop-off program and children must be self-sufficient in the bathroom.

Please be sure to dress your child for the outdoors so that the whole group will be able to enjoy our lessons fully. We strongly recommend old clothes and sneakers/boots that can get dirty. Nature Clubs meet rain or shine. In inclement weather, we shorten our outdoor adventures in order to spend more time inside.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

For each child, a registration form must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian. Included on the form are the date of last tetanus shot, known allergies, and special care notes; please have this information ready. Each session is limited to ten children to ensure a quality experience for the participants. The Division of Parks and Recreation reserves the right to cancel any session due to low enrollment and give a full refund. Pre-registration is required.

Dates: Eight Tuesdays, September 10 to October 29

Location: Echo Hill

Cost: $90 for all 8 lessons

Session A

Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session B

Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session C

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Ages: kindergarten through 3rd graders




Oct
26
Sat
Family Matinee, Halloween Edition: Casper
Oct 26 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

Casper (voiced by Malachi Pearson) is a kind young ghost who peacefully haunts a mansion in Maine. When specialist James Harvey (Bill Pullman) arrives to communicate with Casper and his fellow spirits, he brings along his teenage daughter, Kat (Christina Ricci). Casper quickly falls in love with Kat, but their budding relationship is complicated not only by his transparent state, but also by his troublemaking apparition uncles and their mischievous antics.




Oct
29
Tue
Fall Nature Clubs For Kids Ages 3-3rd Grade
Oct 29 @ 9:30 am – 10:30 am

Our popular nature clubs will introduce your child to many exciting nature topics. Park Naturalist Debra Reed will guide the children during hikes as they discover the diverse field, forest, and pond habitats at Echo Hill. Other hands-on activities include science experiments, field games, and take-home craft projects. The children will be able to observe the subtle changes from week to week as we progress through the season. Through our explorations, children will also hone their attention to detail as we observe the colors, shapes, textures, and sounds of the natural world.

This year we are offering Sessions A and B for ages 3 to 5 and Session C for kindergarten through third graders. This is a drop-off program and children must be self-sufficient in the bathroom.

Please be sure to dress your child for the outdoors so that the whole group will be able to enjoy our lessons fully. We strongly recommend old clothes and sneakers/boots that can get dirty. Nature Clubs meet rain or shine. In inclement weather, we shorten our outdoor adventures in order to spend more time inside.

IMPORTANT REGISTRATION INFORMATION:

For each child, a registration form must be completed and signed by a parent or guardian. Included on the form are the date of last tetanus shot, known allergies, and special care notes; please have this information ready. Each session is limited to ten children to ensure a quality experience for the participants. The Division of Parks and Recreation reserves the right to cancel any session due to low enrollment and give a full refund. Pre-registration is required.

Dates: Eight Tuesdays, September 10 to October 29

Location: Echo Hill

Cost: $90 for all 8 lessons

Session A

Time: 9:30 AM to 11:00 AM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session B

Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM

Ages: 3 to 5 years

Session C

Time: 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM

Ages: kindergarten through 3rd graders




Nov
2
Sat
16th TOUCH-A-TRUCK DAY
Nov 2 @ 11:30 am – 3:00 pm

All ages

This annual event has been described as “a parade that stands still!” Imagine dump trucks, fire trucks, ambulances, police cars, military jeeps, and lots more; over 40 vehicles all in one place – parked so kids of all ages can get a close-up look! Join us on Saturday, November 2 at Deer Path Park, located at 120 West Woodschurch Road in Flemington, for this exciting event. From 11:30 AM to 3:00 PM you will be able to examine these cool motorized hunks of steel at Hunterdon County Division of Parks and Recreation’s 16th Annual Touch-A-Truck. This event is free with no pre-registration required; however, donations are appreciated and will help defray the cost of the program. It is open to all ages (children must be accompanied by an adult). The atmosphere is relaxed, pressure-free and noncommercial. Don’t forget your camera!




Nov
16
Sat
The Shadow Box Theatre Presents: Tobias Turkey
Nov 16 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

For over five decades, The Shadow Box Theatre’s multiethnic theatre troupe and their musical multimedia puppet shows have brought love, laughter and affirmation to over two million children. The Shadow Box Theatre is recognized as one of New York City’s major arts resources and is an award-winning non-profit repertory company dedicated to creativity, diversity and providing children with a positive view of themselves, their world and their future.




Nov
23
Sat
Family Matinee: E.T.
Nov 23 @ 2:30 pm – 4:30 pm

After a gentle alien becomes stranded on Earth, it is discovered and befriended by a young boy named Elliott (Henry Thomas). Bringing the extraterrestrial into his suburban California house, Elliott introduces E.T., as the alien is dubbed, to his brother and his little sister, Gertie (Drew Barrymore), and the children decide to keep its existence a secret. Soon, however, E.T. falls ill, resulting in government intervention and a dire situation for both Elliott and the alien.