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All-County Garage Sale

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Find a variety of wonderful and unique goods, at bargain prices, in one convenient location. Don’t miss this amazing opportunity to uncover something remarkable. It’s a one-day shopper’s paradise!

Date: Saturday, May 2
Time: 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Mennen Sports Arena, 161 Hanover Avenue, Morris Township, NJ.
Cost: $5/adult, $3/student and senior, FREE/child 12 & under.
Contact: Call 973.285.6550 for more information.

20th Annual Plant Sale

20th Annual Plant Sale

Purchase the best plants at the best prices and have your gardening questions answered by the on-site plant experts. With 20 years of experience, and a wide selection of trees, shrubs, annuals, perennials, herbs, and vegetables, this is the one plant sale you do not want to miss. Expert advisors are here to help you choose the perfect plant.

Date: Saturday, May 2 & Sunday, May 3
Time: 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Location: Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township
Cost: FREE.
Contact: 973.326.7601

Born to be Shorn

Born to be Shorn

Meet the lambs, and watch hand-shearing of the sheep. See how fleece is processed and made into garments. Hands-on activities include weaving and spinning. Make crafts to take home.

Date: Saturday, May 9
Time: 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Location: Cooper Gristmill, 66 Route 513, Chester Township
Cost: $3/adult, $2/senior (65+), and $1/child age 4 - 16. FREE/ child under age 4.
Contact: 908.879.5463

Tea & Roses

Tea and Roses Tour

Enjoy an afternoon tea and a tour of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, as part of the year-long ‘Focus on England.’ From the moment you arrive at Matilda’s Cafe, overlooking the very English Cottage Garden to your last tasty morsel of scone, you will be immersed in the British history and garden elements at this regional center for horticulture. An hour long leisurely stroll through the grounds is followed by a delicious tea featuring a variety of tea sandwiches, pastries and beverages.

Date: Wednesday, May 13 & Wednesday, June 10
Time: 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.
Location: Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township
Cost: $35 per person
Contact: 973.394.1100

Register for Summer Camp TODAY!

Register for 2015 summer camps!

The Morris County Park Commission’s ever-popular summer camps fill-up quickly, so now is the perfect time to register! At camp, kids will have memorable, fun-filled days, at some of Morris County’s most beautiful and unique facilities. Campers can explore new areas of interest and improve existing skills. These camps offer a range of programs for kids with a variety of interests: explore the wilderness of Morris County; travel back in time at historic site; enjoy lake activities including swimming, boating and the Wibit; develop ice hockey and figure skating skills; learn to garden vegetables; and investigate a law enforcement career!

All camps are led by certified, professional, counselors and are offered at affordable prices. Sign up today!

Winter Farmers' Market

Winter Farmers' Market

Enjoy a variety of local, farm-fresh, foods all year long! The Winter Farmers’ Market offers an assortment of meats, cheeses, winter produce, artisan breads, prepared foods, honey, preserves, and baked goods. This fabulous Market is brought to you by a partnership of The Morris County Park Commission, the Foodshed Alliance Farmers’ Access Network, Sustainable Morristown, and local farmers.

Date: Second Sunday of every month, December - May
December 14, January 11, February 8, March 8, April 12, May 10
Time: 10 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Location: The Visitors Center at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township
Cost: FREE entrance.

Check Out Our School Programs

Teachers: Take advantage of our many excellent field trips that are close at hand and offer a wealth of educational experiences at affordable prices. Our lesson topics and objectives are closely correlated to the NJ Core Curriculum Standards as well as the most commonly taught science and social studies topics in local schools. Our programs include hands-on activities, pre- and post- trip lessons, and take home follow-up activities. Professional development courses are also available.


Click the skating bunny for Mennen Arena Learn to Skate Program informationLearn to Skate Program

Sign up for Mennen Arena's Learn to Skate classes. Programs available for three year olds to adults!

A Tour of Morris County's Open Spaces

Come walk with us through parks, at a wildlife refuge, on trails and at historic sites in this half-hour program about Open Spaces and Historic Places in Morris County, New Jersey. Thanks to Greener New Jersey Productions for making this video possible!



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