Calendar
January 2021

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change

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Tricky Tracks Walk 3 –4 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
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Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm

January 2021 Events

Friday, January 1 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

All ages.Bring your camera or phone for this month’s scavenger hunt, ‘Who’s Out There?...

Saturday, January 2 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

New Year’s Swamp Stroll

Celebrate the new year with a peaceful nature walk at the Great Swamp, learning about the wildlife and plants along...

Monday, January 4 : 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Plant of the Month Club for Kids

Ages 6 – 12.Virtually meet with other plant lovers, get your hands dirty, plant a new kind of interesting, creepy, unusual,...

Thursday, January 7 : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Branches & Buds Walk

Ages 7 & Up.Join a naturalist on the trails and learn the secrets that trees’ twigs hold! Find out...

Wednesday, January 13 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Garden Sprouts Outside: Winter Skeletons

Ages 3 - 5 (with an adult).The leaves are gone and all that’s left are the bare bones of...

Thursday, January 14 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pre-K Nature on the Farm

Ages 2 – 4 (with an adult).Families with pre-K kids take a walk on the trails and farm, learning about the...

Thursday, January 14 : 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Lunch and Learn: Heritage Vegetables

Adults.Seed catalogs are here, and it is time to order.   Learn the difference between heritage, heirloom, and...

Thursday, January 14 : 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Days: Get Twiggy With It

Ages 6 - 12.Learn how to identify trees in the winter gardens without leaves, and how to use a dichotomous key....

Thursday, January 14 : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Tricky Tracks Walk

Ages 5 & Up.This is a great time to hunt for animal tracks along the trails.  Learn the four...

Friday, January 15 : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Barnyard in Winter – Ice Cutting and Wood Sawing

Join the staff at Fosterfields for this new, interactive program. Come to the farm to participate in two very important...

Saturday, January 16 : 12:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Wild Animal Experts Online: All About White-Tail Deer

All Ages!Deer are amazingly adaptable animals and their population is soaring in NJ.  Find out why and many...

Sunday, January 17 : 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM

Golden Hour Photography – A Chilly Winter’s Morning

Ages 18 & Up.See Fosterfields like never before.  The beauty of a chilly January morning is brought to life...

Tuesday, January 19 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Virtual Home School Days: Chickens

Ages 6 - 12.What came first; the chicken or the egg? Learn all about our feathered friends in this online class....

Wednesday, January 20 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddler Trek: Tricky Tracks

Ages 2 - 5 (with an adult).Enjoy a story read aloud, play an interactive game to learn about different animal tracks,...

Wednesday, January 20 : 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Winter Plants at the Kay Center

Adults.Get some fresh air and learn the science of winter plant identification along the easy, scenic trails of the...

Thursday, January 21 : 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Lunch and Learn: Artifacts of the Lenape

Adults.New Jersey’s native people relied on handmade tools constructed of natural materials for survival. Take a virtual...

Thursday, January 21 : 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

In-Person Home School Days: Winter Chores

Ages 6 - 12.Fosterfields might close for the season, but our farm chores continue all winter long.  Join us for...

Saturday, January 23 : 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

All Ages.Learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and make syrup over a wood-fired evaporator. This...

Tuesday, January 26 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Virtual Home School Days: The New Jersey Biome

Ages 6 - 12.New Jersey has more than one type of biome.  Learn what they are, where they are, and...

Thursday, January 28 : 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

In-Person Home School Days: Maple Sugaring

Ages 6 - 12.Head into the forest to learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and make syrup...

Thursday, January 28 : 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Lunch and Learn: Family Treasures - Oral History

Adults.Have you ever wondered how to capture family members’ memories for posterity but were unsure where to start?...

Thursday, January 28 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Feeders and Feathered Friends

Ages 7 & Up.Winter is the best time to put up some bird feeders and see who arrives to feed....

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change