Calendar
February 2019

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Maple Sugaring Demo 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
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Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
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Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Origami Snowflakes 4 –5 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Nature Detectives: Easy 1 –2 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Crafty Critters 1 –2 pm
Junior Naturalists: Be a Bear 3 :45 –4 :45 pm
Yoga for Nature Kids 10 –11 am
Yoga for Nature Kids 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Wild Valentine’s Day Cards 10 :30 –11 :30 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Tree Detectives 9 –2 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Full Moon Hike: Moderate 5 –7 :30 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Let’s Talk Design 1 –2 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demo 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
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February 2019 Events

Wednesday, January 16 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Wednesdays, January 16 through February 20   Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an adult. Enjoy discovering the wonders...

Thursday, January 17 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Thursdays, January 17 through February 21 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an adult. Explore the trails, and learn about the natural world...

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

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Friday, February 1 through Thursday, February 28 Family Photo Scavenger HuntBring your camera or phone for this month’s hunt, ...

Friday, February 1 : 9:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Gallery Exhibit: New Jersey Art Association

Friday, February 1 through Thursday, February 28 Gallery Exhibit: New Jersey Art AssociationEnjoy spectacular art by members of the New Jersey...

Saturday, February 2 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Blackburn Scholarship Lecture - Speaking for the Trees: The Importance of Old-Growth Forests

Saturday, February 2 Blackburn Scholarship Lecture - Speaking for the Trees: The Importance of Old-Growth ForestsJoin Joan Maloof, Professor Emeritus...

Saturday, February 2 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 2 & Sunday, February 3 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Saturday, February 2 : 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 2 & Sunday, February 3 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Sunday, February 3 : 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

A Winter’s Day on the Farm

Sunday, February 3 A Winter’s Day on the FarmEnjoy this outdoor family adventure, and experience life on an...

Monday, February 4 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Origami Snowflakes

Monday, February 4 Origami SnowflakesAges 5 & Up. Discover the amazing properties of snowflake crystals, and take home your own sparkling...

Tuesday, February 5 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, February 5 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, February 5 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Forest Night

Tuesday, February 5 Nature Tots & Tykes: Forest NightAges 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story about nocturnal creatures, and...

Tuesday, February 5 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Forest Night

Tuesday, February 5 Nature Tots & Tykes: Forest NightAges 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story about nocturnal creatures, and...

Wednesday, February 6 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Days: Our Home Biome

Wednesday, February 6 Home School Days: Our Home BiomeGrades 1 - 4. Explore the local forests, and discover their diverse soils and...

Wednesday, February 6 : 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Be My Valentine, Planet Earth

Wednesday, February 6 Be My Valentine, Planet EarthAges 3 & Up. Create your own, unique Valentines with recycled materials. Learn easy...

Wednesday, February 6 : 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Family Snowshoe Fun-Day: Moderate

Wednesday, February 6 Family Snowshoe Fun-Day: ModerateAges 5 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking with your family....

Thursday, February 7 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Arboretum Artists: Miniature Garden

Thursday, February 7 Arboretum Artists: Miniature GardenAges 8 - 12. Sculpt a beautiful succulent garden out of clay. No green thumb is...

Friday, February 8 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Celebrate The Lorax

Friday, February 8 Celebrate The LoraxAges 5 & Up. Enjoy this classic story together, and make it come to life by...

Saturday, February 9 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Nature Detectives: Easy

Saturday, February 9 Nature Detectives: EasyAll Ages. Put on your detective cap, and head out on the trails to search...

Saturday, February 9 : 9:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Eagle Watching Trip

Saturday, February 9 Eagle Watching TripAges 18 & Up. Join this group van outing into NY and PA to view majestic,...

Sunday, February 10 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Sunday, February 10 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and make syrup over...

Sunday, February 10 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Suitable for Framing: A Woman’s Place in Botanical Art & Scientific Illustration

Sunday, February 10 Suitable for Framing: A Woman’s Place in Botanical Art & Scientific IllustrationWhen English botanist John...

Sunday, February 10 : 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Games and Gardens: Family Garden Game Day

Sunday, February 10 Games and Gardens: Family Garden Game DayShake that cabin fever. Play Garden-opoly, Plant Scrabble, Life-Sized Chess, and...

Sunday, February 10 : 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, February 10 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. Use your own snowshoes,...

Sunday, February 10 : 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Sunday, February 10 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and make syrup over...

Monday, February 11 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Tricky Tracks

Monday, February 11 Nature Tots & Tykes: Tricky TracksAges 2 - 5 with an adult. Enjoy a story read aloud and an...

Monday, February 11 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Awesome Animal Artists

Monday, February 11 Awesome Animal ArtistsAges 5 - 9. Calling all budding young artists! Learn about and draw a new native NJ...

Tuesday, February 12 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, February 12 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, February 12 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Crafty Critters

Tuesday, February 12 Crafty CrittersAges 4 & 5 with an adult. Learn about a new animal each month with a short walk,...

Tuesday, February 12 : 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Junior Naturalists: Be a Bear

Tuesday, February 12 Junior Naturalists: Be a BearAges 6 - 10. Experience the woods through the eyes of a bear! Search for...

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

Sprouts: Plants In All Kinds of Places

Wednesday, February 13 Sprouts: Plants In All Kinds of PlacesAges 2 - 4 with an adult. Plants can grow in a variety...

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

Yoga for Nature Kids

Wednesday, February 13 Yoga for Nature KidsAges 2 - 6 with an adult. Learn yoga-like poses and movements, to represent plants and...

Wednesday, February 13 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: Plants In All Kinds of Places

Wednesday, February 13 Sprouts: Plants In All Kinds of PlacesAges 2 - 4 with an adult. Plants can grow in a variety...

Wednesday, February 13 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Yoga for Nature Kids

Wednesday, February 13 Yoga for Nature KidsAges 2 - 6 with an adult. Learn yoga-like poses and movements, to represent plants and...

Thursday, February 14 : 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Wild Valentine’s Day Cards

Thursday, February 14 Wild Valentine’s Day CardsAll Ages. Learn about the wildlife that live in NJ, and make...

Thursday, February 14 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Forest Valentine Search

Thursday, February 14 Forest Valentine SearchAll Ages. The forest is showing its appreciation to those that love it by hiding...

Thursday, February 14 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Be Mine, Valentine: Create a Succulent Garden

Thursday, February 14 Be Mine, Valentine: Create a Succulent GardenAges 6 - 10. Create a unique Valentine succulent garden to give to...

Saturday, February 16 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Winter Birds Hike: Moderate

Saturday, February 16 Winter Birds Hike: ModerateAges 7 & Up. This weekend is the Great Backyard Bird Count. Discover which beautiful...

Saturday, February 16 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 16 & Sunday, February 17 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Saturday, February 16 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Winter Birds Hike: Moderate

Saturday, February 16 Winter Birds Hike: ModerateAges 7 & Up. This weekend is the Great Backyard Bird Count. Discover which beautiful...

Saturday, February 16 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 16 & Sunday, February 17 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Saturday, February 16 : 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 16 & Sunday, February 17 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Sunday, February 17 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Fig Trees, Care and Maintenance

Sunday, February 17 Fig Trees, Care and MaintenanceGrowing figs in New Jersey is a challenge, but Bill Muzychko has developed...

Sunday, February 17 : 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, February 17 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. Use your own snowshoes,...

Monday, February 18 : 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

A Day Off with Nature: Great Swamp After Dark!

Monday, February 18 A Day Off with Nature: Great Swamp After Dark! Grades 1 - 4. Spend the day off from school...

Monday, February 18 : 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Tree Detectives

Monday, February 18 Tree DetectivesGrades 1 - 4 On this day off from school, learn about the oldest living things in New...

Tuesday, February 19 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, February 19 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, February 19 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pyramid Mountaineers

Tuesday, February 19 Pyramid MountaineersAdults. Enjoy a moderate hike on a variety of trails throughout Pyramid and Turkey Mountains while...

Tuesday, February 19 : 5:00 PM - 7:30 PM

Full Moon Hike: Moderate

Tuesday, February 19 Full Moon Hike: ModerateAges 13 & Up. Hike up to the Pyramid Mountain ridgeline to view the setting...

Wednesday, February 20 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Days: Our Home Biome

Wednesday, February 20 Home School Days: Our Home BiomeGrades 1 - 4. Explore the local forests, and discover their diverse soils and...

Wednesday, February 20 : 3:30 PM - 5:00 PM

Family Snowshoe Fun-Day: Moderate

Wednesday, February 20 Family Snowshoe Fun-Day: ModerateAges 5 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking with your family....

Wednesday, February 20 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Maple Tree Identification Derby

Wednesday, February 20 Maple Tree Identification DerbyAll Ages. In the heart of maple sugaring season, enjoy a crash course in...

Friday, February 22 : 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Outdoor Skills: Worst Case Scenario - Winter Edition

Friday, February 22 & Saturday, February 23 Outdoor Skills: Worst Case Scenario - Winter EditionAges 10 - 15. Learn what to do if...

Saturday, February 23 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Outdoor Skills: Worst Case Scenario - Winter Edition

Friday, February 22 & Saturday, February 23 Outdoor Skills: Worst Case Scenario - Winter EditionAges 10 - 15. Learn what to do if...

Saturday, February 23 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 23 & Sunday, February 24 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Saturday, February 23 : 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demo

Saturday, February 23 & Sunday, February 24 Maple Sugaring DemoAll Ages. Learn to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and...

Sunday, February 24 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Let’s Talk Design

Sunday, February 24 Let’s Talk DesignJoin Assistant Superintendent of Horticulture Education and landscape designer Ann Fahey, and learn...

Sunday, February 24 : 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Snowshoe Sundays: Moderate

Sunday, February 24 Snowshoe Sundays: ModerateAges 10 & Up. Enjoy an afternoon of guided snowshoeing and trekking. Use your own snowshoes,...

Monday, February 25 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 PM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Forest Night

Monday February 25 Nature Tots & Tykes: Forest NightEnjoy a story about nocturnal creatures, and learn why some animals are...

Monday, February 25 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wild Animal Experts

Monday February 25 Wild Animal ExpertsAll Ages. Become a wildlife expert by learning amazing and scientific facts about New Jersey...

Tuesday, February 26 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, February 26 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, February 26 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Family Science Day: Tracks

Tuesday, February 26 Family Science Day: TracksAll Ages with an adult. Learn about animal tracks while rotating through hands-on activity...

Tuesday, February 26 : 3:45 PM - 4:45 PM

Junior Naturalists: Home for a Gnome

Tuesday, February 26 Junior Naturalists: Home for a GnomeAges 6 - 10. Discover the many strategies wildlife use to make shelters. Transform...

Tuesday, February 26 : 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The State of Invasives in New Jersey with Michael Van Clef, Ph.D.

Tuesday, February 26 The State of Invasives in New Jersey with Michael Van Clef, Ph.D.Spend the evening with the...

Wednesday, February 27 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Big and Small

Wednesday, February 27 Sprouts: Big and SmallAges 2 - 4 with an adult. Some plants are big and others are small. Learn...

Wednesday, February 27 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: Big and Small

Wednesday, February 27 Sprouts: Big and SmallAges 2 - 4 with an adult. Some plants are big and others are small. Learn...

Wednesday, February 27 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Adventures: The Web of Life

Wednesday, February 27 Home School Adventures: The Web of LifeAges 5 & Up. Learn about food chains, predator-prey pairs, and the...

Wednesday, February 27 : 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Science and Nature: Insulation

Wednesday, February 27 Science and Nature: InsulationAges 5 - 10. Learn to observe and study different parts of the natural world through...

Wednesday, February 27 : 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Outdoor Skills: Worst Case Scenario – Winter Edition

Wednesday, February 27 Outdoor Skills: Worst Case Scenario – Winter EditionAges 10 - 15. Learn to be prepared should you get lost...

Thursday, February 28 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Branches & Buds Walk

Thursday, February 28 Branches & Buds WalkAges 18 & Up. Join a naturalist on the trails, and learn to identify trees...

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change