Calendar
March 2020

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
Weekend Family Walk 10 –11 am
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 1 –3 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Sprouts: Super Seed 10 –11 am
Hooray Habitat! 10 :30 –11 :30 am
Signs of Spring 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Tip of the Hat 4 –5 pm
Caching for Gold 1 –2 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Frog Jamboree 2 –3 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Welcome Spring! 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Frog Jamboree 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Frog Jamboree 2 –3 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Signs of Spring 10 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Frog Jamboree 2 –3 pm
Frog Jamboree 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Mud Exploration 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Frog Jamboree 2 –3 pm
Hooray Habitat! 10 –11 am
Frog Jamboree 2 –3 pm
Plant Sale Preview 2 –3 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
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Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
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Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
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March 2020 Events

Sunday, March 1 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Sunday, March 1 through Tuesday, March 31 Family Photo Scavenger HuntBring your camera or phone for this month’s hunt, ...

Sunday, March 1 : 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Gallery Exhibit: High School Photography Contestants

Sunday, March 1 through Tuesday, March 31 Gallery Exhibit: High School Photography ContestantsHigh school students compete in the Frelinghuysen Arboretum High...

Sunday, March 1 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Weekend Family Walk

Sunday, March 1 Weekend Family WalkAll Ages with an Adult. Discover the unique animals and plants found on the trails...

Sunday, March 1 : 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Celebration of Martha Brookes Hutcheson’s 100 year Anniversary

Sunday, March 1 Celebration of Martha Brookes Hutcheson’s 100 year AnniversaryJoin Laura Lawson, Connie Webster, Anette Freytag, and Kathleen...

Sunday, March 1 : 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 29 & Sunday, March 1 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Sunday, March 1 : 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, March 1 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. No experience necessary.Time: 1...

Tuesday, March 3 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, March 3 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, March 3 : 10:30 AM - 8:30 PM

Bus Trip with the Friends: 2020 Philadelphia Flower Show

Tuesday, March 3 Bus Trip with the Friends: 2020 Philadelphia Flower ShowJoin the Friends on this ever popular and eagerly anticipated...

Tuesday, March 3 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Days: Creating Plants! Air Layering

Tuesday, March 3 Home School Days: Creating Plants! Air LayeringAges 6 - 12. Become a botanist and discover the different techniques used...

Wednesday, March 4 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: P is for Plant

Wednesday, March 4 Sprouts: P is for PlantAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Every plant has a name, just like people...

Wednesday, March 4 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: P is for Plant

Wednesday, March 4 Sprouts: P is for PlantAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Every plant has a name, just like people...

Thursday, March 5 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Arboretum Artists: Printmaking

Thursday, March 5 Arboretum Artists: PrintmakingAges 8 - 12. Learn how to create and use simple block prints inspired by natural subjects. ...

Saturday, March 7 : 8:30 AM - 4:00 PM

Tenth Annual Community Garden Conference

Saturday, March 7 Tenth Annual Community Garden ConferenceThe Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum and Rutgers Cooperative Extension team up to...

Saturday, March 7 : 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, March 7 & Sunday, March 8 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Saturday, March 7 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Turkey Mountain Hike: Moderate

Saturday, March 7 Turkey Mountain Hike: ModerateAges 7 & Up. Explore the Turkey Mountain side of the park on a guided...

Sunday, March 8 : 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, March 7 & Sunday, March 8 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Sunday, March 8 : 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, March 8 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. No experience necessary.Time: 1...

Monday, March 9 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Owl Power!

Monday, March 9 Nature Tots & Tykes: Owl Power!Ages 2 - 5 with an Adult. Enjoy a story read aloud and a...

Monday, March 9 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Awesome Animal Artists

Monday, March 9 Awesome Animal ArtistsAges 5 - 9. Budding young artists learn about a new native NJ animal each month with...

Tuesday, March 10 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, March 10 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, March 10 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Days: Creating Plants! - Grafting

Tuesday, March 10 Home School Days: Creating Plants! - GraftingAges 6 - 12. Become a botanist and discover the different techniques used...

Wednesday, March 11 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Super Seed

Wednesday, March 11 Sprouts: Super SeedAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Explore seeds big and small, look for seeds outside, and...

Wednesday, March 11 : 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Hooray Habitat!

Wednesday, March 11 Hooray Habitat!Ages 3 - 7 with an Adult. Through games and a short hike, discover different animals and their...

Wednesday, March 11 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: Super Seed

Wednesday, March 11 Sprouts: Super SeedAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Explore seeds big and small, look for seeds outside, and...

Thursday, March 12 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Home School Day: Making the Connection

Thursday, March 12 Home School Day: Making the ConnectionAges 7 & Up. This hands-on program celebrates Alfred Vail by building a...

Thursday, March 12 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Signs of Spring

Thursday, March 12 Signs of SpringAll Ages with an Adult. Explore the trails and discover the first signs of the...

Thursday, March 12 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Tip of the Hat

Thursday, March 12 Tip of the HatAges 6 - 12. Using white flowers and green materials, create a centerpiece for St. Patrick...

Saturday, March 14 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Make a Macramé Hanging Planter Workshop

Saturday, March 14 Make a Macramé Hanging Planter WorkshopJoin Samantha Matthews to create a beautiful Macramé wall hanging....

Saturday, March 14 : 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Maple Sugar Festival

Saturday, March 14 Maple Sugar FestivalAll Ages. Mark your calendar to come to this very popular family experience! Enjoy everything...

Sunday, March 15 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Which House Plants are Right for You?

Sunday, March 15 Which House Plants are Right for You?Discover which houseplants are right for you! Tips on indoor plant...

Sunday, March 15 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Caching for Gold

Sunday, March 15 Caching for GoldAges 7 & Up. Use a GPS unit and a map to locate hidden treasure, called ...

Tuesday, March 17 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, March 17 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, March 17 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Tyke Hike: Spring Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, March 17 Tyke Hike: Spring Scavenger HuntAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Enjoy a story read aloud, a walk looking...

Tuesday, March 17 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pyramid Mountaineers

Tuesday, March 17 Pyramid MountaineersActive Adults. Enjoy a moderate hike on a variety of trails throughout Pyramid and Turkey Mountains...

Tuesday, March 17 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Frog Jamboree

Tuesday, March 17 Frog JamboreeAll Ages with an Adult. The spring peepers and wood frogs are calling from the vernal...

Wednesday, March 18 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Wednesdays, March 18 through April 22 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an Adult. Discover the wonders of nature together...

Wednesday, March 18 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Spring Is Coming!

Wednesday, March 18 Sprouts: Spring Is Coming!Ages 2 - 5 with an Adult. Spring is on its way, and there are signs...

Wednesday, March 18 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: Spring Is Coming!

Wednesday, March 18 Sprouts: Spring Is Coming!Ages 2 - 5 with an Adult. Spring is on its way, and there are signs...

Wednesday, March 18 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Adventures: Awesome Adaptations

Wednesday, March 18 Home School Adventures: Awesome AdaptationsAges 5 & Up. Discover all the adaptations that help wildlife survive. Join the...

Wednesday, March 18 : 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Wednesdays, March 18 through April 22 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an Adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler and learn about...

Wednesday, March 18 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Awesome Animal Artists

Wednesday, March 18 Awesome Animal ArtistsAges 5 - 9. Budding young artists learn about a new native NJ animal each month with...

Thursday, March 19 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Thursdays, March 19 through April 23 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an Adult. Discover the wonders of nature through...

Thursday, March 19 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Thursdays, March 19 through April 23 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an Adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler and learn about...

Thursday, March 19 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Home School Day: Get the VOTE! (The Ballot at Fosterfields)

Thursday, March 19 Home School Day: Get the VOTE! (The Ballot at Fosterfields)Ages 10 & Up. Celebrate the 100th Anniversary of...

Thursday, March 19 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Frog Jamboree

Thursday, March 19 Frog JamboreeAll Ages with an Adult. The spring peepers and wood frogs are calling from the vernal...

Thursday, March 19 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Welcome Spring!

Thursday, March 19 Welcome Spring!Ages 4 & Up. Walk with a naturalist to find the signs of spring as the snow...

Thursday, March 19 : 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Backyard Forestry: Managing Forests for Wildlife

Thursday, March 19 Backyard Forestry: Managing Forests for WildlifeThe Frelinghuysen Arboretum is pleased to partner with the NJ Forestry Association...

Saturday, March 21 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Frog Jamboree

Saturday, March 21 Frog JamboreeAll Ages with an Adult. The spring peepers and wood frogs are calling from the vernal...

Saturday, March 21 : 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

NJ Makers Day: Craft and Coast

Saturday, March 21 NJ Makers Day: Craft and CoastCelebrate Makers Day and its culture of hands-on problem solving, by helping...

Sunday, March 22 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Family Animal Tracks Bingo

Sunday, March 22 Family Animal Tracks BingoAll Ages with an Adult. Families learn to identify animal tracks in the melting...

Monday, March 23 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Fantastic Frogs

Monday, March 23 Nature Tots & Tykes: Fantastic FrogsAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. The spring peepers and wood frogs are...

Monday, March 23 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wild Animal Experts

Monday, March 23 Wild Animal ExpertsAll Ages with an Adult. Become a wildlife expert by learning interesting scientific facts about...

Tuesday, March 24 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, March 24 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, March 24 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Signs of Spring

Tuesday, March 24 Signs of SpringAges 3 - 5 with an Adult. Take a short walk on the trails to view and...

Wednesday, March 25 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Out Like a Lamb

Wednesday, March 25 Sprouts: Out Like a LambAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Let’s talk about the weather outside,...

Wednesday, March 25 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: Out Like a Lamb

Wednesday, March 25 Sprouts: Out Like a LambAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Let’s talk about the weather outside,...

Wednesday, March 25 : 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Science and Nature: Frog Study

Wednesday, March 25 Science and Nature: Frog StudyAges 5 - 10. Get an in-depth look into the biology and life cycle of...

Wednesday, March 25 : 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Outdoor Skills: Worst Case Scenario

Wednesday, March 25 Outdoor Skills: Worst Case ScenarioAges 10 - 15. Satisfy your appetite for adventure and learn wilderness and survival skills....

Thursday, March 26 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Frog Jamboree

Thursday, March 26 Frog JamboreeAll Ages with an Adult. The spring peepers and wood frogs are calling from the vernal...

Thursday, March 26 : 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Designing a Garden for Birds

Thursday, March 26 Designing a Garden for BirdsFeed the birds, and enjoy the beautiful flowers. Learn about native perennial plants,...

Friday, March 27 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Frog Jamboree

Friday, March 27 Frog JamboreeAll Ages with an Adult. The spring peepers and wood frogs are calling from the vernal...

Friday, March 27 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Mud Exploration

Friday, March 27 Mud ExplorationAll Ages with an Adult. Explore the animals that call the mud their home. Boots recommended. ...

Saturday, March 28 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Frog Jamboree

Saturday, March 28 Frog JamboreeAll Ages with an Adult. The spring peepers and wood frogs are calling from the vernal...

Saturday, March 28 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

An Afternoon with Paul Meyer, Botanical Adventures in Kazakhstan

Saturday, March 28 An Afternoon with Paul Meyer, Botanical Adventures in KazakhstanJoin Paul Meyer, former F. Otto Haas Executive Director...

Sunday, March 29 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Hooray Habitat!

Sunday, March 29 Hooray Habitat!Ages 3 - 7 with an Adult. Through games and a short hike, discover different animals and their...

Sunday, March 29 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Trail Treasure Hunt

Sunday, March 29 Trail Treasure HuntAll Ages with an Adult. Enjoy a seasonal nature scavenger hunt where families work together...

Sunday, March 29 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Cooking Demonstration: “Are You Ready for Arugula?”

Sunday, March 29 Cooking Demonstration: “Are You Ready for Arugula?”Take advantage of the start of growing season with...

Sunday, March 29 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Frog Jamboree

Sunday, March 29 Frog JamboreeAll Ages with an Adult. The spring peepers and wood frogs are calling from the vernal...

Sunday, March 29 : 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Plant Sale Preview

Sunday, March 29 Plant Sale PreviewJoin Plant Sale Chair Ilona Ontscherenki’s talk featuring plants at the Friends Annual...

Tuesday, March 31 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, March 31 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, March 31 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Family Science Day: Frogs and Toads

Tuesday, March 31 Family Science Day: Frogs and ToadsAll Ages with an Adult. Learn about these amphibious friends while rotating...

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change