Monmouth County Park System Calendar of Events

Women's Open Gym Fitness at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Saturday, February 28, 2015

7:30-9 a.m.
848-456-4278

Come to the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and challenge yourself on this self-guided, self-paced fitness circuit which includes stability balls, hand weights, resistance bands and more. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only. Release form must be signed upon payment.
Men's Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Sunday, March 1, 2015

8-10 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on its full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
E. Murray Todd Half-Marathon

Sunday, March 1, 2015

9 a.m. start

Brookdale Community College, Lincroft Race-day registration accepted.
Roving Park System Naturalist at Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area

Sunday, March 1, 2015

9 a.m.
732-872-2670

Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk at Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area, Manasquan, and learn about seasonal points of interest. Meet in parking lot. FREE!
Music Man Rich Marzec at Historic Longstreet Farm

Sunday, March 1, 2015

1-3 p.m.
732-946-3758

Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and enjoy piano music from the 1890s. FREE!
Men's Open Basketball - 30 & Up at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, March 2, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.

Open to men age 30 and over, the emphasis is on fun and exercise during this program held at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Camp Options for Children with Special Needs

Tuesday, March 3, 2015

6:30-8:00 p.m.
732-460-1167, ext. 24

Come to the Thompson Park Visitor Center, Lincroft, and find out which Park System camps best fit your child’s needs and interests. Learn what supports are available and how our inclusion process works. Program is free and pre-registration is not required, but recommended.
Teen Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

3-4:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to play or practice on the full court gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Pottery Open House at the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

4-8 p.m.
732-842-4000

This is your chance to see if a pottery class is right for you! Sample some hand building techniques and try your luck at the potter’s wheel. Open to ages 7 & up, under 18 with adult. FREE!
Open Shoot Archery

Saturday, March 7, 2015

10 a.m.-1 p.m.

Join us for this open shoot at the Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft. All equipment is provided. No outside equipment permitted. There is limited instruction during this program open to ages 8 and up (under 18 with adult). Cost is $8 per person; cash or check only.
Drop-In Surprise Story Time at Deep Cut Gardens

Saturday, March 7, 2015

11-11:45 a.m.
732-671-6050

Join us for story time at Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown. If the weather is nice, look for the clue at the Horticultural Center's entrance that leads to the secret spot. If it’s rainy or cold, we’ll be inside. FREE!
19th Century Woodworking Demo

Saturday, March 7, 2015

12-3:30 p.m.
732-946-3758

Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and see the staff use 19th century woodworking tools. FREE!
Snake Meet and Greet at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center

Saturday & Sunday, March 7 & 8, 2015

10:30 a.m.

Meet a live snake and learn about the ones that live at the reservoir. FREE!
Summer Camp/Swim Registrations Begins

Sunday, March 8, 2015


Registration for the Summer Camp/Swim issue begins at 12 p.m. online and by phone - 732-842-4000 ext 1.
Men's Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Sunday, March 8, 2015

8-10 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on its full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Open Ceramics

Sunday, March 8, 2015

12:30-4:30 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4343

Come to the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center, Lincroft, and choose from a large selection of bisque fired pottery pieces to glaze and make your own. The cost is $6 per hour plus price of bisque ware; cash or check only. Pieces will be fired in about a week.
Blacksmith Demonstration at Historic Longstreet Farm

Sunday, March 8, 2015

1-3 p.m.

Come see what the Blacksmith is making in his workshop at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Men's Open Basketball - 30 & Up at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, March 9, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.

Open to men age 30 and over, the emphasis is on fun and exercise during this program held at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Teen Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

3-4:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to play or practice on the full court gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Roving Park System Naturalist along the Hominy Hill Path

Saturday, March 14, 2015

9 a.m.
732-872-2670

Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk along the Hominy Hill Path, (adjacent to Hominy Hill Golf Course, Colts Neck) and learn about seasonal points of interest. Meet in Matthews Road parking lot. FREE!
Black and White, and Read All Over at Historic Walnford

Saturday & Sunday, March 14 & 15, 2015

1-4 p.m.

Relax with a newspaper, browse through a magazine this weekend at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold, to catch up on the news - from over 150 years ago when we set out some of our archival treasures. FREE!
Monarch Butterflies Nature Program at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center

Saturday, March 14, 2015

11 a.m.

Learn about the migration of monarch butterflies and more. FREE!
Men's Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Sunday, March 15, 2015

8-10 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on its full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Monarch Butterflies Nature Program at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center

Sunday, March 15, 2015

2 p.m.

Learn about the migration of monarch butterflies and more. FREE!
Men's Open Basketball - 30 & Up at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, March 16, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.

Open to men age 30 and over, the emphasis is on fun and exercise during this program held at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Teen Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, March 18, 2015

3-4:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to play or practice on the full court gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Hula Hoop Weaving - Drop-In at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Friday, March 20, 2015

4-7 p.m.

Have fun while making placemats or a rug from old, oversized, undersized or unworn t-shirts. The more t-shirts that are used, the larger the project will become. The cost is $15 per family, cash or check only.
Men's Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Sunday, March 22, 2015

8-10 a.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and shoot some hoops on its full court gym. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Men's Open Basketball - 30 & Up at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, March 23, 2015

7-8:30 p.m.

Open to men age 30 and over, the emphasis is on fun and exercise during this program held at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person per day; cash or check only.
Teen Open Gym Basketball at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

3-4:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to play or practice on the full court gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Nature Lecture Series: Ospreys

Thursday, March 26, 2015

7-8 p.m.

A park naturalist will give an illustrated talk on the successful comeback of ospreys in Monmouth County since the 1970s. This presentation at the Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Center, Port Monmouth, will explore the migration of ospreys and highlight the stunning beauty and fascinating natural history of this impressive bird of prey. FREE!
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