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The Dog Park at Central Park of Morris County will be closed on February 2nd for tree work.

The Dog Park at Central Park of Morris County will be closed on February 2nd for tree work.

February 2023

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Maple Sugaring Demos 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
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Garden Sprouts:  Snow Giants 1 :30 –2 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demos 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demos 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
On the Right Track 4 –5 pm
Hand Spinning with Wool 5 :30 –6 :30 pm
Garden Sprouts: Heartwood 1 :30 –2 :30 pm
Homeschool Day: Ice, ice Baby 1 :30 –2 :30 pm
The Art of Tea Blending 6 :30 –8 pm
Hot Chocolate Walk 3 :30 –4 :30 pm
Sensory Friendly Saturday 9 :30 –10 :30 am
Hot Chocolate Walk 11 –12 pm
Hot Chocolate Walk 1 –2 pm
Maple Sugaring Demos 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demos 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Make Your Own Butter 10 –11 am
Maple Sugaring Demos 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
Maple Sugaring Demos 2 :30 –3 :30 pm
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Maple Sugaring Demos 2 :30 –3 :30 pm

February 2023 Events

Friday, January 6 : 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM

Hot Chocolate Walk

All ages.Join Fosterfields staff on a walking tour around the farm and warm up with a cup of delicious...

Saturday, January 7 : 9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

Sensory Friendly Saturday

All ages.Visit Fosterfields for our new Sensory Friendly Saturdays. This is an event that is designed to be less...

Saturday, January 7 : 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Hot Chocolate Walk

All ages. Join Fosterfields staff on a walking tour around the farm and warm up with a cup of...

Saturday, January 7 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Hot Chocolate Walk

All ages. Join Fosterfields staff on a walking tour around the farm and warm up with a cup of...

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

Awesome Animal Artists

Ages 5 - 10.Learn to draw a new NJ native wild animal each month and create your own masterpiece. Guess the...

Saturday, January 21 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Maple Sugaring Demos

Ages 6 & up.Learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and make real maple syrup over a...

Saturday, January 21 : 2:30 PM - 3:30 PM

Maple Sugaring Demos

Ages 6 & up.Learn how to identify and tap maple trees, collect sap, and make real maple syrup over a...

Wednesday, February 1 : 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Scavenger Hunt February: Love Is In The Air

All ages. It's February and love is in the air! Grab your camera or phone and search for...

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

Garden Sprouts:  Snow Giants

Ages 3 - 5 with an adult. When it snows a big white blanket may cover the plants, but what&rsquo...

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

Garden Sprouts:  Snow Giants

Ages 3 - 5 with an adult. When it snows a big white blanket may cover the plants, but what&rsquo...

Thursday, February 2 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

World Wetlands Day Walk

Age 6 & up.Celebrate World Wetlands Day with a walk through the Great Swamp! Discover the animals and plants that...

Saturday, February 4 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Kids in the Wild: Maps and Compasses

Ages 7 - 11.Join us to get into the woods, learning different outdoor skills, meeting other like-minded kids, and building confidence....

Saturday, February 4 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Stamping, Stickers, and Stenciling Saturday

All ages. Create cards or pictures with stenciling, stamping or stickers. We will be stenciling with paint, so please...

Saturday, February 4 : 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Stamping, Stickers, and Stenciling Saturday

All ages. Create cards or pictures with stenciling, stamping or stickers. We will be stenciling with paint, so please...

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

Winter Wonderland Walk for Littles

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.Join us with your toddler for a wonderful walk through the winter woods. See the...

Monday, February 6 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Virtual Plant Of The Month Club: Heavens to Betsy:  It’s A Prayer Plant

Ages 6 - 13. Travel around the world and through time in this virtual Plant of the Month Club for kids....

Tuesday, February 7 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Winter Wonderland Walk for Littles

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.Join us with your toddler for a wonderful walk through the winter woods. See the...

Tuesday, February 7 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Floral Arranging with Supermarket Flowers for Valentine’s Day for Adults

Adults.In this hybrid class, you bring a bunch of supermarket flowers and learn -- just in time for Valentines'...

Tuesday, February 7 : 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Homeschool Days: Skulls and Bones

Ages 6 - 12.No bones about it, vertebrates have interesting skeletons! Compare yours to other species in this class. Examine real...

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

On the Right Track

Ages 6 - 10.Learn all there is to know about the footprints animals leave behind: How can we tell who made...

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

Sensational Snowflakes

Age 6 & up.Discover the magic of snowflake science with fun winter-themed activities and a craft. Enhance your knowledge with...

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

Toddler Trek: Animal Valentines

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.How do animals find their mates in nature? They have some pretty wild strategies! Read...

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

Toddler Trek: Animal Valentines

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.How do animals find their mates in nature? They have some pretty wild strategies! Read...

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

Home School:  Bare Bones of Botany

Ages 6 - 12. Curious about what goes on inside of a plant or want to become a botanist? Students will...

Thursday, February 9 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Floral Arranging with Supermarket Flowers for Valentine’s Day for Kids

Ages 6 - 12. Young flower arrangers will create a floral arrangement using easy techniques to make the perfect for Valentine...

Thursday, February 9 : 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Hand Spinning with Wool

Ages 7 & up.We are giving it a whorl at Fosterfields with our hands-on experience of creating yarn. Participants will...

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

Little Farm Friends: Feeding Day

Ages 3 - 5 with an adult.Have you ever fed a farm animal? Curious about what they eat? Come feed our...

Friday, February 10 : 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Valentine’s Day Felting

Adults. Learn the basics of needle felting while making a gift for your sweetheart! Cost: $10 per person. ...

Sunday, February 12 : 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Winter’s Day on the Farm

All ages. Winter doesn't halt activity on the farm! Come to Fosterfields for Winter's Day on the...

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

Toddler Trek: Animal Valentines

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.How do animals find their mates in nature? They have some pretty wild strategies! Read...

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

Garden Sprouts: Heartwood

Ages 3 - 5 with an adult. What better time to look at the “heart” of a tree than...

Wednesday, February 15 : 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Garden Sprouts: Heartwood

Ages 3 - 5 with an adult. What better time to look at the “heart” of a tree than...

Thursday, February 16 : 12:00 PM - 12:00 PM

Virtual Lunch & Learn:  Plants for Winter Interest

Adults.Winter need not be a season without garden beauty and interest! This program will focus upon the best of...

Thursday, February 16 : 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Homeschool Day: Ice, ice Baby

Ages 6 - 12. It's ice harvesting season! Learn how ice cutting was historically done and give it a try....

Thursday, February 16 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Sleep, Stay, or Fly Away?

Ages 6 - 10.Every animal must make a choice in the wintertime in order to survive. Learn what NJ wildlife do...

Thursday, February 16 : 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

The Art of Tea Blending

Adults.Join us for a wonderful cuppa tea! Learn the history of tea and blending teas. Experience the mixing of...

Friday, February 17 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wild Animal Experts: Weasels

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

Sunday, February 19 : 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM

Courses in Nature: Maple Sugaring

Adults.Courses in Nature is a monthly series for nature-minded adults lead by an expert naturalist in which a topic...

Monday, February 20 : 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM

Day Off with Nature: Skull-astic

Ages 6 - 10.Did you know that a turtle's shell is part of its skeleton? Or which bones are the...

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

Adventures in STEM: Wonderous Water

Ages 6 - 10.Young scientists explore different parts of the natural world through experiments and activities. Science will surprise you with...

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

Toddler Trek: Tricky Tracks

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.Who's been walking through the winter forest? Their footprints tell the tale! Read a...

Wednesday, February 22 : 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Tour: A Walk through the Witch Hazels

Adults.In this tour you will discover fragrant, colorful witch hazels and the earliest of bulbs at this hidden gem....

Wednesday, February 22 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Toddler Trek: Tricky Tracks

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.Who's been walking through the winter forest? Their footprints tell the tale! Read a...

Wednesday, February 22 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Bark, Branches & Buds

Ages 9 & up.Identifying trees in winter gets more complicated without the leaves to help you, but once you begin...

Wednesday, February 22 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Animal Antics: Goats

All ages. Come to the farm for this afternoon program and learn all about our farm animals. Meet the...

Thursday, February 23 : 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM

Indoor Victorian Dish Garden

Adults.In this workshop, you will put together a Victorian dish Garden and learn how to care for it.Cost:...

Friday, February 24 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Little Farm Friends: Whose Hooves?

Ages 3 - 5 with an adult.They’re not feet, they’re not paws… They’re hooves!...

Saturday, February 25 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Seed Starting for a Spectacular Flower Garden

Adults.Overwhelmed by all the seed catalogs? Wondering what to plant and how to plant it for a beautiful flower...

Saturday, February 25 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Make Your Own Butter

All ages.Join us for this complete butter making workshop. We will make butter in the Crazy Daisy butter churns,...

Saturday, February 25 : 10:30 AM - 11:15 AM

Sunshine Yoga for Kids: Arctic Animals

Ages 4 - 7.An awesome class for kids who want to play games, use their imaginations and have FUN! Each class...

Saturday, February 25 : 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM

Make Your Own Butter

All ages.Join us for this complete butter making workshop. We will make butter in the Crazy Daisy butter churns,...

Saturday, February 25 : 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Make Your Own Butter

All ages.Join us for this complete butter making workshop. We will make butter in the Crazy Daisy butter churns,...

Monday, February 27 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Puddle Jumpers: Maple Sugaring

Ages 5 - 7.Has your child outgrown our Toddler Treks but still craves adventures in nature? Puddle Jumpers is for you!...

Tuesday, February 28 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Toddler Trek: Tricky Tracks

Ages 2 - 5 with an adult.Who's been walking through the winter forest? Footprints tell the tale! Read a track-themed...

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change