Calendar
September 2021

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change

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Caterpillar Kids 3 –4 pm
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Pond Exploration 3 –4 pm
Animal Antics - Goats 10 –10 :45 am
Fungus Among Us 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Home School: Leaf Anatomy 1 :30 –2 :30 pm
Pond Exploration 3 –4 pm
Wayward Warblers 8 –10 am
Toddler Trek: Pond Life 3 :45 –4 :45 pm
Fall Farm Fun 10 –2 :30 am
Kids in the Wild: Firebuilding 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Fall Farm Fun 10 –2 :30 am
Home School Days: Fall Harvest 1 :30 –2 :30 pm
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Fall Farm Fun 10 –2 :30 am

September 2021 Events

Saturday, July 10 : 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Forest Bathing with Rich Collins, ANFT Guide at the Elizabeth D. Kay Environmental Center

Adults. Enjoy a combination of Japanese-inspired walking, meditation, mindfulness, and wellness promotion, guided by an expert. Wear comfortable shoes...

Wednesday, July 14 : 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Virtual Awesome Animal Artists

Ages 5 - 10.Learn to draw a NJ native animal and create your own masterpiece in this virtual program!  Guess...

Wednesday, September 1 : 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM

Photo Scavenger Hunt: Back to School

All ages. Follow the clues to discover all the important things you should know about plants, without going to...

Thursday, September 2 : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pond Exploration

Ages 5 & up with an adult.Be prepared to get wet as we dip nets into the pond to discover...

Friday, September 3 : 10:00 AM - 10:45 AM

Animal Antics - Goats

Ages 3 – 5 with an adult.Meet the newest additions to the farm!  Explore where the goats live, what they...

Wednesday, September 8 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Garden Sprouts: Built Grass Tough

Ages 3 – 5 with an adult. Walk on one of the toughest plants there is and search for all of...

Wednesday, September 8 : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

What’s in Bloom Tour of Willowwood Arboretum

Adults.Join Naturalist Mindy Schmitt on this guided tour of the gardens and grounds of Willowwood Arboretum, Morris County's...

Wednesday, September 8 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Fungus Among Us

Ages 10 & up.Enjoy a walk and talk around the Great Swamp OEC with a fungus enthusiast!  Discover how...

Thursday, September 9 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pre-K Nature on the Farm

Ages 2 – 4 with an adult.Youngsters and their favorite adults enjoy a walk on the trails and farm with a...

Thursday, September 9 : 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Lunch and Learn: Nature in the Books

Adults.Discover what wilds await in the Elizabeth D. Kay Rare Book Collection!  Join Manager of Education Jenny Gaus-Myers...

Thursday, September 9 : 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School: Leaf Anatomy

Ages 6 – 12. Leaves are remarkable food factories, powering the plant. Discover why they work and why they are different,...

Sunday, September 12 : 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Expressions of Nature Art Sale and Walk

All ages. Stroll through the gardens and meet local artists recreating the beautiful scenery through their art.  Learn...

Monday, September 13 : 4:00 PM - 4:45 PM

Virtual Plant of the Month Club for Kids:  Grasses, Short and Tall

Ages 6 – 12. In this virtual program, meet with other plant lovers and get your hands dirty!  Each month...

Tuesday, September 14 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

In person Flower Arranging with Garden Flowers

Adults.Visit the Arboretum's gardens and learn how to correctly cut flowers and successfully arrange them into a beautiful,...

Wednesday, September 15 : 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM

Wayward Warblers

Adults.Songbirds are on their way south for the winter, and September is a wonderful time to see the most...

Wednesday, September 15 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddler Trek: Pond Life

Ages 2 – 5 with an adult.There's so much life around the pond!  Learn what to look for, enjoy...

Wednesday, September 15 : 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Toddler Trek: Pond Life

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.There's so much life around the pond!  Learn what to look for, enjoy...

Thursday, September 16 : 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Plant Study Merit Badge

Scouts, ages 11 & up.On a day off from school, complete the Plant Study Merit badge.  Learn to identify...

Friday, September 17 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Wild Animal Experts: Dragonflies

Ages 6 – 10. After school is a great time to take a nature walk and discover new facts about New...

Saturday, September 18 : 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Forest Bathing at Willowwood Arboretum

Adults. Enjoy a combination of Japanese-inspired walking, meditation, mindfulness, and wellness promotion, guided by an expert. Wear comfortable shoes...

Saturday, September 18 : 10:00 AM - 2:30 AM

Fall Farm Fun

All ages. Timed entry: 10 a.m, 10:30 a.m., 1 p.m., 1:30 p.m., 2 p.m.Celebrate the fall season at...

Sunday, September 19 : 9:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Forest Bathing at Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Adults. Enjoy a combination of Japanese-inspired walking, meditation, mindfulness, and wellness promotion, guided by an expert. Wear comfortable shoes...

Tuesday, September 21 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Kids in the Wild: Firebuilding

Ages 7 – 11 with an adult.Get outside and explore the farm and forest!  Discover new nature topics each month....

Tuesday, September 21 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Virtual The Truth About Ticks

Ages 9 & up.Despite their blood-sucking behavior, ticks are an important part of nature with complex life cycles. This program...

Wednesday, September 22 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

What’s in Bloom Tour of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Adults.Explore The Frelinghuysen Arboretum with Ann Fahey, Superintendent of Horticulture Education on this guided tour of the gardens and...

Wednesday, September 22 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Garden Sprouts: Last Blast of Summer

Ages 3 – 5 with an adult. It may feel like summer, but fall is on its way!  Discover how...

Thursday, September 23 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Pre-K Nature on the Farm

Ages 2 – 4 with an adult.Youngsters and their favorite adults enjoy a walk on the trails and farm with a...

Thursday, September 23 : 12:00 PM - 12:45 PM

Virtual Lunch & Learn: Seed Saving

Adults.How can you save your own seeds for use in the coming years to save money and perpetuate favorite...

Thursday, September 23 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Homeschool Adventures: Fantastic Food Web

Agest 6 – 12.Every living thing needs energy to survive, and how they get that energy connects them in complex food...

Saturday, September 25 : 9:30 AM - 2:00 PM

National Public Lands Day Volunteer Event

Come out and celebrate National Public Lands Day by volunteering at Tourne County Park. Be among thousands of people nationwide...

Tuesday, September 28 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Virtual Monarch Madness

Ages 5 – 10.The life and migration of the Monarch butterfly is an incredible natural spectacle, and this is the time...

Wednesday, September 29 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddler Trek: Cool Creepy Crawlies

Ages 2 – 5 with an adult.Creepy crawlies are the easiest critters for little ones to see up close along the...

Wednesday, September 29 : 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Toddler Trek: Cool Creepy Crawlies

Ages 2 – 5 with an adult.Creepy crawlies are the easiest critters for little ones to see up close along the...

Thursday, September 30 : 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Days: Fall Harvest

Ages 6 – 12.It's harvest time!  Help the staff gather the bounty from the gardens.  Learn what staple...

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change