Calendar
June 2019

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Garden Buds 1 –1 :45 pm
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Sprouts: Tree Travels 10 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
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Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
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D-I-Friday 3 –5 pm
Hitch a Ride! 10 :15 –12 pm
Fairy Friends 2 –3 :30 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Garden Buds 1 –1 :45 pm
Mountain Critter Crochet 3 –4 :30 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Keys to Trees 1 –2 pm
Painting with Flowers 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
D-I-Friday 3 –5 pm
Trail Fest 10 –2 pm
Civil War Weekend 10 –5 pm
Civil War Weekend 10 –4 pm
Egg-static 10 –11 am
Garden Buds 1 –1 :45 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Swampy Critter Crochet 3 –4 :30 pm
D-I-Friday 3 –5 pm
Weekend Family Walk 10 –11 am
Father’s Day Geocaching 10 :30 –12 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Garden Buds 1 –1 :45 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
D-I-Friday 3 –5 pm
Campout on the Beach 7 –9 :30 am
Hook, Line, and Sinker! 1 –2 :30 pm
Family Geocaching 10 :30 –12 pm
Fairy Day 1 –3 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
D-I-Friday 3 –5 pm
Trek to Tripod Rock 10 –12 pm
Herbalicious 1 –2 pm
Homemade Clay 1 –3 pm
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Munchy Mondays 1 –3 pm
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Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
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Create By Nature 1 –3 pm
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Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
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Hitch a Ride 10 :15 –12 pm
Gadgets and Gizmos 1 –3 pm
Nature’s Fireworks 7 :30 –6 :26 pm

June 2019 Events

Tuesday, April 16 : 1:00 PM - 1:45 PM

Garden Buds

Tuesdays, April 16 through June 18 Garden BudsAges 4 - 5 with an Adult. Instill a love of gardening in preschoolers, and dust...

Wednesday, May 1 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Wednesdays, May 1 through June 5 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an Adult. Discover the wonders of nature together...

Wednesday, May 1 : 1:15 PM - 2:15 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Wednesdays, May 1 through June 5 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an Adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler, and learn about...

Thursday, May 2 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Thursdays, May 2 through June 6 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an Adult. Discover the wonders of nature through...

Thursday, May 2 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Thursdays, May 2 through June 6 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an Adult. Explore the trails of the Great Swamp with your...

Saturday, June 1 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Saturday, June 1 through Sunday, June 30 Family Photo Scavenger HuntBring your camera or phone for this month’s hunt, ...

Saturday, June 1 : 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Industrial Heritage Tours: Stanhope-Canal and Iron Town Walk

Saturday, June 1 Industrial Heritage Tours: Stanhope-Canal and Iron Town WalkJoin this easy, 2-hour walk around one of the best...

Saturday, June 1 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Little Farm Friends: Garden Growers

Saturday, June 1 Little Farm Friends: Garden GrowersAges 3 - 5 with an Adult. Explore flowers, fruits, and vegetables through song, stories,...

Saturday, June 1 : 10:15 AM - 12:00 PM

Hitch a Ride!

Saturday June 1 Hitch a Ride!                ...

Saturday, June 1 : 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Fairy Friends

Saturday June 1 Fairy FriendsAges 6 & Up. Use a variety of natural materials to design and create elves, imps, fairies,...

Sunday, June 2 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Trail Treasure Hunt

Sunday, June 2 Trail Treasure HuntAll Ages. Enjoy a seasonal nature scavenger hunt where families work together to follow clues...

Sunday, June 2 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

First Sunday Tour of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Sunday, June 2 First Sunday Tour of The Frelinghuysen ArboretumMeet in the lobby of the Haggerty Education Center for a...

Sunday, June 2 : 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

The Workers’ Walk

Sunday, June 2 The Workers’ WalkTake a guided walk through Historic Speedwell and the remains of the Speedwell Ironworks ...

Monday, June 3 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddlers & Tykes: Pond Life

Monday, June 3 Toddlers & Tykes: Pond LifeAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Learn about animals and plants that live near...

Tuesday, June 4 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, June 4 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, June 4 : 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Mountain Critter Crochet

Tuesday, June 4 Mountain Critter CrochetAdults. Join a naturalist for a special crochet session while learning to make critters found...

Wednesday, June 5 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Tops and Bottoms

Wednesday, June 5 Sprouts: Tops and BottomsAges 2 - 4 with an Adult. Read a silly story, and discover the differences between...

Wednesday, June 5 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: Tops and Bottoms

Wednesday, June 5 Sprouts: Tops and BottomsAges 2 - 4 with an Adult. Read a silly story, and discover the differences between...

Wednesday, June 5 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Adventures: Marvelous Macros

Wednesday, June 5 Home School Adventures: Marvelous MacrosAges 5 & Up. ‘Dive’ into the pond to discover the diversity...

Thursday, June 6 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Keys to Trees

Thursday, June 6 Keys to TreesAges 18 & Up. Learn the art of tree identification using leaves, buds, branches, and bark...

Thursday, June 6 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Home School Day: Chester Railroad Tycoon!

Thursday, June 6 Home School Day: Chester Railroad Tycoon!This month at Cooper Gristmill is all about trains. After learning about...

Thursday, June 6 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Painting with Flowers

Thursday, June 6 Painting with FlowersAges 6 & Up. Create your own painting using only flower petals for color, and learn...

Thursday, June 6 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Arboretum Artists: Quilling Creatures

Thursday, June 6 Arboretum Artists: Quilling CreaturesAges 8 - 12. Roll and fold strips of paper using the quilling technique to create...

Friday, June 7 : 10:00 AM - 2:30 PM

New Jersey Public Gardens Day Tours

Friday, June 7 New Jersey Public Gardens Day ToursTour one or more of the Morris County Park Commission’s...

Friday, June 7 : 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

D-I-Friday

Friday, June 7 D-I-FridayGet your STEAM on at this craft and maker programTime: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Location:...

Saturday, June 8 : 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Trail Fest

Saturday, June 8 Trail FestAll Ages. Bring the entire family, and celebrate the First Trail Fest! Learn hiking basics and...

Saturday, June 8 : 10:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Civil War Weekend

Saturday, June 8 & Sunday, June 9 Civil War WeekendStep onto the battlefield, and become a part of the action as...

Saturday, June 8 : 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Grains in the Garden I

Saturday, June 8 Grains in the Garden IJoin us at the Mill as we plant crops that people have grown...

Saturday, June 8 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

The Farm Know-How Day

Saturday, June 8 The Farm Know-How DayExplore Fosterfields, and visit drop-in stations at the creamery, the icehouse, and the Willows....

Sunday, June 9 : 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Civil War Weekend

Saturday, June 8 & Sunday, June 9 Civil War WeekendStep onto the battlefield, and become a part of the action as...

Sunday, June 9 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Four Season Perennial Gardening

Sunday, June 9 Four Season Perennial GardeningProgram Specialist Catherine Allison shares her tips on planning a four season perennial garden,...

Sunday, June 9 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Native and Invasive Plants Walk

Sunday, June 9 Native and Invasive Plants WalkAges 10 & Up. Walk along the Great Swamp OEC trails while getting an...

Sunday, June 9 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Second Sunday Tour of The Willowwood Arboretum

Sunday, June 9 Second Sunday Tour of The Willowwood ArboretumMeet by the parking lot directory for a tour of this...

Monday, June 10 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wild Animal Experts

Monday, June 10 Wild Animal ExpertsAll Ages. Become a wildlife expert by learning amazing facts about New Jersey wildlife. Each...

Tuesday, June 11 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Egg-static

Tuesday, June 11 Egg-staticAges 3 - 5 with an Adult. Discover the different eggs animals lay. Take a walk to find the...

Tuesday, June 11 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddlers and Tykes: Fluttering Butterflies

Tuesday, June 11 Toddlers and Tykes: Fluttering ButterfliesAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Learn about the lives and life cycles of...

Tuesday, June 11 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pyramid Mountaineers

Tuesday, June 11 Pyramid MountaineersSeniors. Enjoy a moderate hike on a variety of trails throughout Pyramid and Turkey Mountains while...

Wednesday, June 12 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Sprouts: Wonderful Water

Wednesday, June 12 Sprouts: Wonderful WaterAges 2 - 4 with an Adult. Explore the wonderful, wet world of water. Walk to find...

Wednesday, June 12 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Sprouts: Wonderful Water

Wednesday, June 12 Sprouts: Wonderful WaterAges 2 - 4 with an Adult. Explore the wonderful, wet world of water. Walk to find...

Wednesday, June 12 : 2:22 PM - 2:22 PM

Second Sunday Tour of The Willowwood Arboretum

Sunday, August 11 Second Sunday Tour of The Willowwood ArboretumTour this beautiful Arboretum, learn the site’s history, and...

Thursday, June 13 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Home School Day: A Man and a Brother-Slavery in 19th Century NJ

Thursday, June 13 Home School Day: A Man and a Brother-Slavery in 19th Century NJDiscover the life of a slave...

Thursday, June 13 : 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM

Swampy Critter Crochet

Thursday, June 13 Swampy Critter CrochetAdults. Join a naturalist for a special crochet session while learning to make critters found...

Thursday, June 13 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Filling Dad’s Shoes

Thursday, June 13 Filling Dad’s ShoesAges 8 - 12. Bring in one of dad’s old shoes, and plant...

Thursday, June 13 : 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Cooper Gristmill Lecture Series

Thursday, June 13 Cooper Gristmill Lecture SeriesJoin this special, bi-monthly lecture series covering various topics, including the history of local...

Friday, June 14 : 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

D-I-Friday

Friday, June 14 D-I-FridayGet your STEAM on at this craft and maker programTime: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Location:...

Friday, June 14 : 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Outdoor Skills Campfire Cooking II

Friday, June 14 Outdoor Skills Campfire Cooking IIAges 10 - 15. Satisfy your appetite for adventure while learning wilderness and survival skills....

Friday, June 14 : 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM

Farm Friday Summer Concert

Friday, June 14 Farm Friday Summer ConcertEnjoy a summer night on the farm and the unique sounds of the 1920s...

Saturday, June 15 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Weekend Family Walk

Saturday, June 15 Weekend Family WalkAll Ages. Walk along the trails to discover the unique animals and plants found at...

Saturday, June 15 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Little Farm Friends: How Now Brown Cow

Saturday, June 15 Little Farm Friends: How Now Brown CowAges 3 - 5 with an Adult. Meet New Jersey’s favorite...

Saturday, June 15 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Mountain Laurel Hike: Moderate

Saturday, June 15 Mountain Laurel Hike: ModerateAges 7 & Up. Celebrate Father’s Day weekend on the trails, and view...

Saturday, June 15 : 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Chester Railroad Extravaganza

Saturday, June 15 Chester Railroad ExtravaganzaCelebrate the 1800s Chester Railroad with hands-on activities and guided walks along the old railroad...

Saturday, June 15 : 12:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Speedwell Goes…Jacksonian (1820s)

Saturday, June 15 Speedwell Goes…Jacksonian (1820s)Explore the hidden histories of Stephen Vail, former owner and resident of Historic...

Saturday, June 15 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Giant Reptiles Live Presentation

Saturday, June 15 Giant Reptiles Live PresentationAll Ages. Don’t miss this! Join Snakes-N-Scales, a reptile rescue and education...

Saturday, June 15 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Build Your Own Birdhouse Class

Saturday, June 15 Build Your Own Birdhouse ClassAges 8 & Up. Caroline Foster loved carpentry. Join us for a special class...

Sunday, June 16 : 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Birding Basics for Beginners

Sunday, June 16 Birding Basics for BeginnersAges 10 & Up. Learn common birds and their songs under the guidance of a...

Sunday, June 16 : 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Father’s Day Geocaching

Sunday, June 16 Father’s Day GeocachingAges 7 & Up. Get outside with the family, and use a GPS and...

Monday, June 17 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddlers & Tykes: Fluttering Butterflies

Monday, June 17 Toddlers & Tykes: Fluttering ButterfliesAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Learn about the lives and life cycles of...

Monday, June 17 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Awesome Animal Artists

Monday, June 17 Awesome Animal ArtistsAges 5 - 9. Learn about and how to draw a new native NJ animal each month...

Tuesday, June 18 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, June 18 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Tuesday, June 18 : 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

The Art of Topiary Design

Tuesday, June 18 The Art of Topiary DesignProfessional Floral Designer Marge Hulstrunk demonstrates several different topiary designs to re-create for...

Thursday, June 20 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Home School Day: Farmhouse Afire!

Thursday, June 20 Home School Day: Farmhouse Afire!Calling all fire brigade members. The Farmhouse burned down in 1915 and was rebuilt....

Friday, June 21 : 9:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Butterfly Walk with the North American Butterfly Association

Friday, June 21 Butterfly Walk with the North American Butterfly AssociationJoin experts from the North American Butterfly Association to walk...

Friday, June 21 : 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

D-I-Friday

Friday, June 21 D-I-FridayGet your STEAM on at this craft and maker program.Time: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Location:...

Friday, June 21 : 7:00 PM - 9:30 AM

Campout on the Beach

Friday, June 21 through Saturday, June 22 Campout on the BeachBegin your adventure with swimming, boating, and Wibit fun!  Enjoy...

Saturday, June 22 : 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Creating a Succession of Bloom in the Native Garden

Saturday, June 22 Creating a Succession of Bloom in the Native GardenJoin Environmental Horticulturist Kim Eierman, and learn how to...

Saturday, June 22 : 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Become a Cheese Monger!

Saturday, June 22 Become a Cheese Monger!Celebrate National Dairy Month, and join resident cheese monger Allie Gizzi in making a...

Saturday, June 22 : 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Hammerin’!: Blacksmithing Master Class

Saturday, June 22 Hammerin’!: Blacksmithing Master ClassAges 13 & Up Learn the basics of blacksmithing with William Barrett of Bill...

Saturday, June 22 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Hook, Line, and Sinker!

Saturday, June 22 Hook, Line, and Sinker!Using a provided historic fishing pole, cast a line to see if anything is...

Sunday, June 23 : 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Family Geocaching

Sunday, June 23 Family GeocachingAges 7 & Up. Get outside with the family, and use a GPS and map to locate...

Sunday, June 23 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Fairy Day

Sunday, June 23 Fairy DayFairies will be visiting The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, and to prepare for their stay, houses need to...

Sunday, June 23 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Third Sunday Tour of Bamboo Brook

Sunday, June 23 Third Sunday Tour of Bamboo BrookMeet in front of the Hutcheson home for a tour of this...

Sunday, June 23 : 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Silhouettes Workshop

Sunday, June 23 Silhouettes WorkshopLearn the history of this special art form and how they were once a popular way...

Tuesday, June 25 : 9:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Baby and Me Hike

Tuesday, June 25 Baby and Me HikePut your baby in a backpack, and explore one of many wonderful Morris County...

Friday, June 28 : 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

D-I-Friday

Friday, June 28 D-I-FridayGet your STEAM on at this craft and maker program.Time: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m. Location:...

Saturday, June 29 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Trek to Tripod Rock

Saturday, June 29 Trek to Tripod RockAges 8 & Up. Embark on a guided hike, and discover the history of this...

Saturday, June 29 : 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Under the Floorboards: The Hidden Parts of the Vail House

Saturday, June 29 Under the Floorboards: The Hidden Parts of the Vail HouseJoin a special behind the scenes tour of...

Saturday, June 29 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Herbalicious

Saturday, June 29 HerbaliciousGather at the Farmhouse herb garden to discover how herbs enhance the taste of food. Make a...

Saturday, June 29 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Homemade Clay

Saturday, June 29 Homemade ClayFlour can be used for so much more than eating. Use clay made from stoneground flour...

Saturday, June 29 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Meet the Servants at The Willows

Saturday, June 29 Meet the Servants at The Willows            ...

Saturday, June 29 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Under the Floorboards: The Hidden Parts of the Vail House

Saturday, June 29 Under the Floorboards: The Hidden Parts of the Vail HouseJoin a special behind the scenes tour of...

Saturday, June 29 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Meet the Servants at The Willows

Saturday, June 29 Meet the Servants at The Willows            ...

Saturday, June 29 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Under the Floorboards: The Hidden Parts of the Vail House

Saturday, June 29 Under the Floorboards: The Hidden Parts of the Vail HouseJoin a special behind the scenes tour of...

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

Cooking Demonstration: Chard – A Rainbow of Health

Sunday, June 30 Cooking Demonstration: Chard – A Rainbow of HealthChef Cynthia Triolo prepares several recipes that makes chard a...

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change