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Due to required maintenance the on-line reservation system will not be available on November 14th from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM.

November 2019

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change

Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat
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Fall Big Tree Tour 11 –12 pm
Apple Cidering 12 :30 –2 pm
The Time to Mourn 1 –2 pm
Apple Cidering 2 :30 –4 pm
28
Yoga for Nature Kids 10 –11 am
The Time to Mourn 1 –2 pm
29
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
The Time to Mourn 1 –2 pm
30
The Time to Mourn 1 –2 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Outdoor Skills: Hiking Basics 4 :30 –6 :30 pm
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The Time to Mourn 1 –2 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Sunrise Hike: Moderate 6 :30 –8 am
D-I-Friday 3 –5 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Apple Cidering 12 :30 –2 pm
Apple Cidering 2 :30 –4 pm
Awake at Night 6 :30 –7 :30 pm
Apple Cidering 12 :30 –2 pm
Apple Cidering 2 :30 –4 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Turkey Time 10 –11 am
Full Moon Hike: Moderate 4 –6 :30 pm
Turtle Time 4 :30 –5 :30 pm
Animal Hatchlings 11 –12 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
D-I-Friday 3 –5 pm
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Puddle Jumpers 1 –2 pm
Talkin’ Turkey 4 –5 pm
D-I-Friday 3 –5 pm
Apple Cidering 12 :30 –2 pm
Wonderful Waterfall Hike 12 :30 –3 pm
Apple Cidering 2 :30 –4 pm
Apple Cidering 12 :30 –2 pm
Thanks for Thanksgiving 1 :30 –2 :30 pm
Apple Cidering 2 :30 –4 pm
Yoga for Nature Kids 10 –11 am
Baby and Me Hike 9 :30 –11 am
Puddle Jumpers 1 :15 –2 :15 pm
Apple Cidering 12 :30 –2 pm
Apple Cidering 2 :30 –4 pm

November 2019 Events

Tuesday, October 15 : 9:00 AM - 3:30 PM

Family Photo Scavenger Hunt

Tuesday, October 15 through Sunday, December 1 Family Photo Scavenger HuntBring your camera or phone for this season’s hunt, ...

Saturday, October 19 : 8:00 AM - 7:00 PM

Scarecrows in the Garden

Saturday, October 19 through Sunday, December 1 Scarecrows in the GardenTake a stroll through the gardens to see dozens of ghoulish,...

Wednesday, October 30 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Wednesdays, October 30 through December 4 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an Adult. Discover the wonders of nature together...

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

Puddle Jumpers

Wednesdays, October 30 through December 4 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an Adult. Learn about the natural world through the season during...

Thursday, October 31 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature’s Little Explorers

Thursdays, October 31 through December 19 Nature’s Little ExplorersAges 2 & 3 with an Adult. Discover the wonders of nature during...

Thursday, October 31 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Puddle Jumpers

Thursdays, October 31 through December 19 Puddle JumpersAges 4 & 5 with an Adult. Explore the trails with your preschooler, and learn about...

Friday, November 1 : 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM

Sunrise Hike: Moderate

Friday, November 1 Sunrise Hike: ModerateAges 16 & Up. Enjoy the rising sun and finish hiking early enough to move on...

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

Gallery Exhibit ‘Arboretum Inspirations’

Friday, November 1 through Saturday, November 30 Gallery Exhibit ‘Arboretum Inspirations’Young artists from The Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s 2019 art...

Friday, November 1 : 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

D-I-Friday

Friday, November 1 D-I-FridayGet your STEAM on at this craft and maker program. Time: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m....

Friday, November 1 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Autumn in the Great Swamp

Friday, November 1 Autumn in the Great SwampAll Ages with an Adult. Explore the scenery as fall season sets in,...

Saturday, November 2 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Little Farm Friends: Car Talk

Saturday, November 2  Little Farm Friends: Car TalkAges 3 - 5 with an Adult. Learn about cars from 100 years ago and...

Sunday, November 3 : 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

Forest Bathing with Rich Collins, ANFT Guide

Sunday, November 3 Forest Bathing with Rich Collins, ANFT GuideAges 12 & Up. Enjoy a combination of Japanese oriented walking meditation,...

Sunday, November 3 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Nuts and Seeds Walk: Easy

Sunday, November 3 Nuts and Seeds Walk: EasyAges 5 & Up. Learn to identify nuts and seeds dropping from local trees,...

Monday, November 4 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Animal Homes

Monday, November 4 Nature Tots & Tykes: Animal HomesAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Enjoy a story read aloud to learn...

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

Awesome Animal Artists

Monday, November 4 Awesome Animal ArtistsAges 5 - 9. Budding young artists learn about a new native NJ animal each month with...

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

Baby and Me Hike

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

Wednesday, November 6 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Garden Sprouts: Growing Vegetable Soup

Wednesday, November 6 Garden Sprouts: Growing Vegetable SoupAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Create a delicious soup to share, and try...

Wednesday, November 6 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Garden Sprouts: Growing Vegetable Soup

Wednesday, November 6 Garden Sprouts: Growing Vegetable SoupAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Create a delicious soup to share, and try...

Thursday, November 7 : 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Kids’ Nature Fest: Bird Brained

Thursday, November 7 Kids’ Nature Fest: Bird BrainedGrades 1 - 4. Kids spend a day off from school learning about our...

Thursday, November 7 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Home School Day: Telling Time

Thursday, November 7 Home School Day: Telling TimeAll Ages. Explore the reasons for Daylight Savings Time, historical ways to keep...

Friday, November 8 : 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

NJEA Holiday Mini Camp: Gimme S.T.E.A.M.

Friday, November 8 NJEA Holiday Mini Camp: Gimme S.T.E.A.M.Travel through time to discover the past, present,...

Saturday, November 9 : 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Outdoor Skills: Shelter Building

Saturday, November 9 Outdoor Skills: Shelter BuildingAges 10 - 15. Learn about wilderness and survival skills, primitive shelters, and build a debris...

Saturday, November 9 : 10:00 AM - 3:00 PM

Annual Tree Symposium 2019

Saturday, November 9 Annual Tree Symposium 2019Join Frank Goodhart, Adam Wheeler, Dr. Mike Aucott, and Tom Molnar for a series of...

Saturday, November 9 : 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Apple Cidering

Saturday, November 9 & Sunday, November 10 Apple CideringAll Ages. Discover the reasons you’ve been looking at apples upside...

Saturday, November 9 : 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Trail Treasure Hunt

Saturday, November 9 Trail Treasure HuntAll Ages with an Adult. Families work together on a scavenger hunt to solve riddles...

Saturday, November 9 : 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Apple Cidering

Saturday, November 9 & Sunday, November 10 Apple CideringAll Ages. Discover the reasons you’ve been looking at apples upside...

Saturday, November 9 : 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Awake at Night

Saturday, November 9 Awake at NightAges 6 - 10 with an Adult. Hit the trails on a night hike and learn about...

Saturday, November 9 : 7:30 PM - 10:30 PM

Paranormal Evenings at Cooper Gristmill

Saturday, November 9 Paranormal Evenings at Cooper GristmillAges 16 & Up. Experience the phenomenon known as ‘ghost hunting,’ led...

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

Make & Take Essential Oil Holiday Gifts

Sunday, November 10 Make & Take Essential Oil Holiday GiftsIn this holiday gift making workshop, discover the wonders of essential...

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

Baby and Me Hike

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

Tuesday, November 12 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Turkey Time

Tuesday, November 12 Turkey TimeAges 3 - 5 with an Adult. Learn fun facts about wild turkeys through a walk, activities, and...

Tuesday, November 12 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Totally Turkey

Tuesday, November 12 Nature Tots & Tykes: Totally TurkeyAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Enjoy a story, activities, and a nature...

Tuesday, November 12 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Pyramid Mountaineers

Tuesday, November 12 Pyramid MountaineersSeniors. Enjoy a moderate hike on a variety of trails throughout Pyramid and Turkey Mountains, learning...

Tuesday, November 12 : 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Full Moon Hike: Moderate

Tuesday, November 12 Full Moon Hike: ModerateAges 12 & Up. Join a hike to watch the sun set and view the...

Tuesday, November 12 : 4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

Turtle Time

Tuesday, November 12 Turtle TimeAll Ages with an Adult. Learn about the different species of turtles that call the Great...

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

Garden Sprouts: Thanks For Trees

Wednesday, November 13 Garden Sprouts: Thanks For TreesAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Give thanks to the plants that feed, shelter,...

Wednesday, November 13 : 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM

Animal Hatchlings

Wednesday, November 13 Animal HatchlingsAges 3 - 6 with an Adult. From birds to reptiles, explore the wonderful world of egg-laying animals....

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

Garden Sprouts: Thanks For Trees

Wednesday, November 13 Garden Sprouts: Thanks For TreesAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Give thanks to the plants that feed, shelter,...

Wednesday, November 13 : 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM

Home School Adventures: Oh Pioneers!

Wednesday, November 13 Home School Adventures: Oh Pioneers!Ages 5 & Up. Experience the 1700s when settlers first came to this part...

Wednesday, November 13 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Awesome Animal Artists

Wednesday, November 13 Awesome Animal ArtistsAges 5 - 9. Learn about a NJ animal with indoor and outdoor activities. Draw an animal...

Thursday, November 14 : 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM

Home School Day: Open Hearth Cooking

Thursday, November 14 Home School Day: Open Hearth CookingCook a meal on the hearth using period recipes and equipment. Discuss...

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

Arboretum Artists: Pinecone Critters

Thursday, November 14 Arboretum Artists: Pinecone CrittersAges 6 & Up. Use natural materials to create a fanciful menagerie of woodland animals...

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

Pokémon of the Great Swamp TWO

Thursday, November 14 Pokémon of the Great Swamp TWOAll Ages with an Adult. Discover new comparisons between legendary...

Friday, November 15 : 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

D-I-Friday

Friday, November 15 D-I-FridayGet your STEAM on at this craft and maker program. Time: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m....

Sunday, November 17 : 12:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Thanksgiving & Armistice Observance

Sunday, November 17 Thanksgiving & Armistice Observance              ...

Sunday, November 17 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Cranberries: From Sweet to Savory

Sunday, November 17 Cranberries: From Sweet to SavoryLearn from Chef Cynthia Triolo new recipes, both sweet and savory, as well...

Monday, November 18 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Nature Tots & Tykes: Totally Turkey

Monday, November 18 Nature Tots & Tykes: Totally TurkeyAges 2 - 5 with an Adult. Enjoy a story, activities, and a nature...

Monday, November 18 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Wild Animal Experts

Monday, November 18 Wild Animal ExpertsAll Ages with an Adult. Become a wildlife expert by learning amazing and scientific facts...

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

Baby and Me Hike

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

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

Family Science Day: Mammals

Tuesday, November 19 Family Science Day: MammalsAll Ages with an Adult. Explore mammals and their adaptations while rotating through hands-on...

Wednesday, November 20 : 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM

Outdoor Skills: Shelter Building

Wednesday, November 20  Outdoor Skills: Shelter BuildingAges 10 - 15. Learn about wilderness and survival skills, primitive shelters, and build a...

Thursday, November 21 : 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

Home School Day: Author! Author!

Thursday, November 21 Home School Day: Author! Author!Ages 7 & Up. View different artifacts and have the opportunity to use your...

Thursday, November 21 : 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM

Talkin’ Turkey

Thursday, November 21 Talkin’ TurkeyAges 5 & Up. Enjoy an interactive lesson with a Naturalist while learning little known facts...

Thursday, November 21 : 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Make & Take a Gourdgeous Thanksgiving Centerpiece

Thursday, November 21 Make & Take a Gourdgeous Thanksgiving CenterpieceDesign and create a Thanksgiving centerpiece using gourds and pumpkins as...

Thursday, November 21 : 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM

Backyard Forestry: Pest Invasives

Thursday, November 21 Backyard Forestry: Pest InvasivesThe Frelinghuysen Arboretum is pleased to partner with the NJ Forestry Association to provide...

Friday, November 22 : 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM

D-I-Friday

Friday, November 22  D-I-FridayGet your STEAM on at this craft and maker program.Time: 3 p.m. - 5 p.m....

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

Campfire Cooking: A Taste of Thanksgiving

Friday, November 22  Campfire Cooking: A Taste of ThanksgivingAges 5 & Up. Learn outdoor cooking techniques and make variations of...

Saturday, November 23 : 12:30 PM - 3:00 PM

Wonderful Waterfall Hike

Saturday, November 23 Wonderful Waterfall HikeAges 16 & Up. Hike to the cascading waterfall on the Turkey Mountain side, led by...

Saturday, November 23 : 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Apple Cidering

Saturday, November 23 & Sunday, November 24 Apple CideringAll Ages. Discover the reasons you’ve been looking at apples upside...

Saturday, November 23 : 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Apple Cidering

Saturday, November 23 & Sunday, November 24 Apple CideringAll Ages. Discover the reasons you’ve been looking at apples upside...

Sunday, November 24 : 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

Thanks for Thanksgiving

Sunday, November 24 Thanks for ThanksgivingAges 6 & Up. Use a variety of fresh-cut, seasonal greens and flowers to create a...

Monday, November 25 : 7:00 AM - 8:00 AM

Holiday Morning Stroll

Monday, November 25 Holiday Morning StrollAges 18 & Up. Get moving before the holiday weekend with an early morning naturalist-led walk...

Monday, November 25 : 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM

Yoga for Nature Kids

Monday, November 25 Yoga for Nature KidsAges 2 - 6 with an Adult. In this indoor/outdoor program, learn yoga-like poses and...

Tuesday, November 26 : 7:00 AM - 8:30 AM

Pre-Holiday Hike: Moderate

Tuesday, November 26 Pre-Holiday Hike: ModerateAges 18 & Up. Enjoy a morning hike. Bring water and a snack.Time: 7 a.m....

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

Baby and Me Hike

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

Saturday, November 30 : 12:30 PM - 2:00 PM

Apple Cidering

Saturday, November 30 & Sunday December 1 Apple CideringAll Ages. Discover the reasons you’ve been looking at apples upside...

Saturday, November 30 : 2:30 PM - 4:00 PM

Apple Cidering

Saturday, November 30 & Sunday December 1 Apple CideringAll Ages. Discover the reasons you’ve been looking at apples upside...

All Activities and Events are Subject to Change