Monmouth County Park System Calendar of Events

Teen Night: Basketball, Board Games and More

Tuesday, July 29, 2014

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to play b-ball in our air conditioned, full court gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. If basketball’s not your thing, we have air hockey, foosball and other game tables, as well as some classic board games. The cost is $5 per person, cash or check.

Enviro-Quest

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

11 a.m.
732-946-2669

Start in the equestrian trailer parking lot at Huber Woods Park, Middletown, and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there join in nature-related activities, crafts or games for 30–60 minutes of nature fun. FREE!

Seining at the Bayshore

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth, to discover marine life while seining the bay. Participants should park in the East Pews Creek parking lot on Old Port Monmouth Road. Open to ages 5 and up, under 18 with adult. Weather permitting. Sorry, NO GROUPS.

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir

Wednesday, July 30, 2014

2, 3 & 4 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

Enviro-Quest

Thursday, July 31, 2014

2 p.m.
732-946-2669

Start in the parking lot at Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area, Manasqaun, and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there join in nature-related activities, crafts or games for 30–60 minutes of nature fun. FREE!

Fall Program Directory Released

Friday, August 1, 2014


(732) 842-4000

Find out what's happening in the Monmouth County Park System by picking up the latest copy of The Program Directory. To receive the most recent copy, sign up here or call 732-842-4000 ext. 4313. Activity information can also be viewed online. Registration starts August 6.

Seining at the Bayshore

Friday, August 1, 2014

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth, to discover marine life while seining the bay. Participants should park in the East Pews Creek parking lot on Old Port Monmouth Road. Open to ages 5 and up, under 18 with adult. Weather permitting. Sorry, NO GROUPS.

Evening Boat Tour of the Manasquan Reservoir

Friday, August 1, 2014

6:30 & 7:30 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

Parent/Child Morning Chores at Longstreet Farm

Saturday, August 2, 2014

8 a.m.
732-946-3758

Rise and shine! Come help the staff with morning chores at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. You and your child (age 4 & up) can milk a cow, collect eggs and feed the animals. The cost is $15 per pair; $5 per additional person.

You Can Sail

Saturday, August 2, 2014

10 a.m., 11:30 a.m. & 1 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4238

Drop-in for the opportunity to sail a 15-foot American sailboat at the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell. We'll provide the captain, you provide the crew. Maximum three people per boat. Cost is $30 per boat.

Climb Time

Saturday, August 2, 2014

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4312

Join us for a FREE chance to try our 25 foot rock climbing wall at Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold. Climbers must be 42 inches or taller.

Drop-In Surprise StoryTime

Saturday, August 2, 2014

11-11:45 a.m.

Join us for a reading from a nature- or garden-related book at Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown. If the weather is nice, look for the clue at our entrance that leads to the secret spot in the gardens. If it’s rainy, we’ll be inside the Horticultural Center. FREE!

Potato Harvest

Saturday & Sunday, August 2 & 3, 2014

12-2 p.m.
732-946-3758

Learn about how potatoes are grown and handled and help the staff check out the potato field at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. You'll discover the farm machinery used on this important crop and we'll hook the team up for the harvest (weather permitting). FREE!

Feed the Fish

Saturday & Sunday, August 2 & 3, 2014

12 p.m., 1 p.m. & 2 p.m.
732-751-9453

Join us at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell, to meet and feed the fish. FREE!
Eco-Kayak Drop-In Tour of the Navesink River

Saturday, August 2, 2014

12:30-2 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2

Join a Park System Naturalist for a paddle on the beautiful Navesink River. Meet at the Claypit Creek section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Middletown. Novice paddlers welcome. All equipment is provided - single and tandem kayaks are available. Wear appropriate clothing that can get wet. Open to ages 12 and up, under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $20 per person. (cash or check) First come, first served. Will be cancelled in event of inclement weather.

Mill Demonstration

Saturday & Sunday, August 2 & 3, 2014

1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275

See the 19th century mill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir

Saturday, August 2, 2014

2, 3, 4 & 5 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

Men's Open Gym Basketball

Sunday, August 3, 2014

9-11 a.m.
848-456-4278

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

Open Ceramics

Sunday, August 3, 2014

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.

Historic Seabrook-Wilson House Open for Tours

Sunday, August 3, 2014

1-4 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, in Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth. See displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!

Music Man Rich Marzec

Sunday, August 3, 2014

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

Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and enjoy piano music from the 1890s. FREE!

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir

Sunday, August 3, 2014

2, 3, 4 & 5 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

You Scream, I Scream, for Ice Cream!

Sunday, August 3, 2014

3-4 p.m.
609-259-6275

Family fun and food history intertwine as we crank and then sample batches of cold, sweet ice cream made using historic recipes and techniques at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!

Roving Park System Naturalist

Monday, August 4, 2014

8 a.m.

Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk in Huber Woods Park, Middletown, and learn about seasonal points of interest. Meet in the main parking lot. FREE!

Seining at the Bayshore

Monday, August 4, 2014

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth, to discover marine life while seining the bay. Participants should park in the East Pews Creek parking lot on Old Port Monmouth Road. Open to ages 5 and up, under 18 with adult. Weather permitting. Sorry, NO GROUPS.

Enviro-Quest

Monday, August 4, 2014

2 p.m.
732-946-2669

Start in the parking lot at Shark River Park, Wall, and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there join in nature-related activities, crafts or games for 30–60 minutes of nature fun. FREE!

Teen Night: Basketball, Board Games and More

Tuesday, August 5, 2014

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to play b-ball in our air conditioned, full court gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. If basketball’s not your thing, we have air hockey, foosball and other game tables, as well as some classic board games. The cost is $5 per person, cash or check.

Fall Program Registration Begins

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

8 a.m.
732-842-4000 ext 1

Registration for fall programs begins at 8am online, in-person at Thompson Park Headquarters, Lincroft, or by calling 732-842-4000 ext 1.

Seining at the Bayshore

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth, to discover marine life while seining the bay. Participants should park in the East Pews Creek parking lot on Old Port Monmouth Road. Open to ages 5 and up, under 18 with adult. Weather permitting. Sorry, NO GROUPS.

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

2, 3 & 4 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

Wildlife Wednesday

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

3-3:45 p.m.
732-751-9453

Explore new ways to enjoy nature at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell, during this program designed for ages 5 and up (with adult). The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.

Thompson Park Evening Canoe Rental

Wednesday, August 6, 2014

6-9 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4312

Canoes will be available for rent on Marlu Lake in Thompson Park, Lincroft. All equipment provided; limited number of canoes available. Fee is $15 per boat for 1-3 people for 2 hours; cash or check only. Canoes must be returned to shore no later than 9pm.

Eco-Kayak Drop-In Tour of the Navesink River

Thursday, August 7, 2014

5-6:30 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2

Join a Park System Naturalist for a paddle on the beautiful Navesink River. Meet at the Claypit Creek section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Middletown. Novice paddlers welcome. All equipment is provided - single and tandem kayaks are available. Wear appropriate clothing that can get wet. Open to ages 12 and up, under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $20 per person. (cash or check) First come, first served. Will be cancelled in event of inclement weather.

Enviro-Quest

Friday, August 8, 2014

10 a.m.
732-946-2669

Start in the Old Orchard parking lot at Thompson Park, Lincroft, and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there join in nature-related activities, crafts or games for 30–60 minutes of nature fun. FREE!

Seining at the Bayshore

Friday, August 8, 2014

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth, to discover marine life while seining the bay. Participants should park in the East Pews Creek parking lot on Old Port Monmouth Road. Open to ages 5 and up, under 18 with adult. Weather permitting. Sorry, NO GROUPS.

Thompson Park Canoe Rental

Saturday & Sunday, August 9 & 10, 2014

10 a.m.-3 p.m.
732-842-4000 ext 4312

Canoes will be available for rent on Marlu Lake in Thompson Park, Lincroft. All equipment provided; limited number of canoes available. Fee is $15 per boat for 1-3 people for 2 hours. Cash or check only.

Family Gym Time

Saturday, August 9, 2014

10 a.m.-2 p.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and enjoy tunnels, gym mats, trampolines, scooters and other play equipment. No instruction provided. Parent supervision is required. The cost is $10 per family; cash or check only.

19th Century Woodworking Demonstration

Saturday, August 9, 2014

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

See how handtools were used in the 19th century at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!

Mill Demonstration

Saturday & Sunday, August 9 & 10, 2014

1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275

See the 19th century mill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir

Saturday, August 9, 2014

2, 3, 4 & 5 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

Men's Open Gym Basketball

Sunday, August 10, 2014

9-11 a.m.
848-456-4278

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

Blacksmith Demonstration

Sunday, August 10, 2014

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

Come see what the Blacksmith is making in his workshop at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!

Historic Seabrook-Wilson House Open for Tours

Sunday, August 10, 2014

1-4 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, in Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth. See displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir

Sunday, August 10, 2014

2, 3, 4 & 5 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

Seining at the Bayshore

Monday, August 11, 2014

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth, to discover marine life while seining the bay. Participants should park in the East Pews Creek parking lot on Old Port Monmouth Road. Open to ages 5 and up, under 18 with adult. Weather permitting. Sorry, NO GROUPS.

Teen Night: Basketball, Board Games and More

Tuesday, August 12, 2014

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to play b-ball in our air conditioned, full court gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. If basketball’s not your thing, we have air hockey, foosball and other game tables, as well as some classic board games. The cost is $5 per person, cash or check.

Seining at the Bayshore

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth, to discover marine life while seining the bay. Participants should park in the East Pews Creek parking lot on Old Port Monmouth Road. Open to ages 5 and up, under 18 with adult. Weather permitting. Sorry, NO GROUPS.

Enviro-Quest

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

11 a.m.
732-946-2669

Start in the Stonebridge Trail parking lot at Charleston Springs Golf Course, Millstone, and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there join in nature-related activities, crafts or games for 30–60 minutes of nature fun. FREE!

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

2, 3 & 4 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

Eco-Kayak Drop-In Tour of the Navesink River

Thursday, August 14, 2014

11:15 a.m.-12:45 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2

Join a Park System Naturalist for a paddle on the beautiful Navesink River. Meet at the Claypit Creek section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Middletown. Novice paddlers welcome. All equipment is provided - single and tandem kayaks are available. Wear appropriate clothing that can get wet. Open to ages 12 and up, under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $20 per person. (cash or check) First come, first served. Will be cancelled in event of inclement weather.

Enviro-Quest

Thursday, August 14, 2014

1 p.m.
732-946-2669

Start in the parking lot at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth, and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there join in nature-related activities, crafts or games for 30–60 minutes of nature fun. FREE!

Seining at the Bayshore

Friday, August 15, 2014

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth, to discover marine life while seining the bay. Participants should park in the East Pews Creek parking lot on Old Port Monmouth Road. Open to ages 5 and up, under 18 with adult. Weather permitting. Sorry, NO GROUPS.

Open Shoot Archery

Saturday, August 16, 2014

10 a.m.-1 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4240

If you are looking to try your hand at archery, join us for an 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.

Climb Time

Saturday, August 16, 2014

12-5 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4312

Join us for a FREE chance to try our 25 foot rock climbing wall at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. Climbers must be 42 inches or taller.

Sweet Corn Festival

Saturday, August 16, 2014

1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275

Join us for live music, corn-themed crafts, children's activities, the climbing wall and more at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!

Mill Demonstration

Saturday & Sunday, August 16 & 17, 2014

1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275

See the 19th century mill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir

Saturday, August 16, 2014

2, 3, 4 & 5 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

Men's Open Gym Basketball

Sunday, August 17, 2014

9-11 a.m.
848-456-4278

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

Historic Seabrook-Wilson House Open for Tours

Sunday, August 17, 2014

1-4 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, in Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth. See displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir

Sunday, August 17, 2014

2, 3, 4 & 5 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

Roving Park System Naturalist

Monday, August 18, 2014

8 a.m.

Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk in Shark River Park, Wall, and learn about seasonal points of interest. Meet in the main parking lot. FREE!

Seining at the Bayshore

Monday, August 18, 2014

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth, to discover marine life while seining the bay. Participants should park in the East Pews Creek parking lot on Old Port Monmouth Road. Open to ages 5 and up, under 18 with adult. Weather permitting. Sorry, NO GROUPS.

Enviro-Quest

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

10 a.m.
732-946-2669

Start in the parking lot at Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown, and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there join in nature-related activities, crafts or games for 30–60 minutes of nature fun. FREE!

Teen Night: Basketball, Board Games and More

Tuesday, August 19, 2014

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to play b-ball in our air conditioned, full court gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. If basketball’s not your thing, we have air hockey, foosball and other game tables, as well as some classic board games. The cost is $5 per person, cash or check.

Seining at the Bayshore

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth, to discover marine life while seining the bay. Participants should park in the East Pews Creek parking lot on Old Port Monmouth Road. Open to ages 5 and up, under 18 with adult. Weather permitting. Sorry, NO GROUPS.

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

2, 3 & 4 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

Eco-Kayak Drop-In Tour of the Navesink River

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

4-5:30 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2

Join a Park System Naturalist for a paddle on the beautiful Navesink River. Meet at the Claypit Creek section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Middletown. Novice paddlers welcome. All equipment is provided - single and tandem kayaks are available. Wear appropriate clothing that can get wet. Open to ages 12 and up, under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $20 per person. (cash or check) First come, first served. Will be cancelled in event of inclement weather.

Thompson Park Evening Canoe Rental

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

6-9 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4312

Canoes will be available for rent on Marlu Lake in Thompson Park, Lincroft. All equipment provided; limited number of canoes available. Fee is $15 per boat for 1-3 people for 2 hours; cash or check only. Canoes must be returned to shore no later than 9pm.

S'more Family Fun

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

7-9 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4312

You bring the marshmallows and we'll bring the sticks as we spend the evening at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Long Branch, enjoying fun and games. Pre-registration accepted. Call 732-842-4000, ext. 1. FREE!

Seining at the Bayshore

Friday, August 22, 2014

11 a.m.-12 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth, to discover marine life while seining the bay. Participants should park in the East Pews Creek parking lot on Old Port Monmouth Road. Open to ages 5 and up, under 18 with adult. Weather permitting. Sorry, NO GROUPS.

Enviro-Quest

Friday, August 22, 2014

2 p.m.
732-946-2669

Start in the parking lot at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold, and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there join in nature-related activities, crafts or games for 30–60 minutes of nature fun. FREE!

Eco-Elephant Family Flea Market

Saturday, August 23, 2014

9 a.m.-1 p.m.
732-542-1642, ext. 31

Come to the Dorbrook Recreation Area, Colts Neck, and browse our vendors at this outdoor market for the one-of-a-kind item you did not even think you needed.

Thompson Park Canoe Rental

Saturday & Sunday, August 23 & 24, 2014

10 a.m.-3 p.m.
732-842-4000 ext 4312

Canoes will be available for rent on Marlu Lake in Thompson Park, Lincroft. All equipment provided; limited number of canoes available. Fee is $15 per boat for 1-3 people for 2 hours. Cash or check only.

Discover Disc Golf

Saturday & Sunday, August 23 & 24, 2014

10 a.m.-3 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4312

Come out to Thompson Park, Lincroft, to enjoy our mini disc golf course! Ages 7 and up (under 18 with adult) will enjoy seeing how many throws it takes to hear the "cling" of the goal. Course map and list can be picked up at sign in at the Thompson Park Visitor Center. FREE!

Mill Demonstration

Saturday & Sunday, August 23 & 24, 2014

1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275

See the 19th century mill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!

Snakes of Monmouth County

Saturday & Sunday, August 23 & 24, 2014

1 p.m.
732-751-9453

Join us at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell, to learn about the variety of snakes found in Monmouth County. FREE!
Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir

Saturday, August 23, 2014

2, 3, 4 & 5 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

Men's Open Gym Basketball

Sunday, August 24, 2014

9-11 a.m.
848-456-4278

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

Family Gym Time

Sunday, August 24, 2014

11:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Drop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and enjoy tunnels, gym mats, trampolines, scooters and other play equipment. No instruction provided. Parent supervision is required. The cost is $10 per family; cash or check only.

Historic Seabrook-Wilson House Open for Tours

Sunday, August 24, 2014

1-4 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#

Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, in Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth. See displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir

Sunday, August 24, 2014

2, 3, 4 & 5 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

Enviro-Quest

Monday, August 25, 2014

2 p.m.
732-946-2669

Start in the parking lot at Wolf Hill Recreation Area, Oceanport, and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there join in nature-related activities, crafts or games for 30–60 minutes of nature fun. FREE!

Teen Night: Basketball, Board Games and More

Tuesday, August 26, 2014

7-8:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Teens age 13-18 are invited to play b-ball in our air conditioned, full court gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. If basketball’s not your thing, we have air hockey, foosball and other game tables, as well as some classic board games. The cost is $5 per person, cash or check.

Boat Tours of the Manasquan Reservoir

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

2, 3 & 4 p.m.
732-751-9453

These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is adults: $5.61; children 12 & under: $3.50 (tax not included). Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent.

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