What is our recipe for fun? Beautiful parks, great activities and you! Interested? Here's what's planned for this weekend:   

Great Pumpkin Barn Dance
Wear your dancing shoes and come ready for fun at the Great Pumpkin Barn Dance.


Great Pumpkin Barn Dance  
Saturday, October 22 from 3-5 p.m.  
Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft  
Celebrate the harvest season with pumpkin carving and an old-fashioned barn dance. Open to all ages; under 18 with adult. The cost is $25 per family (2-4 people per family) and includes one large pumpkin. $7 each additional person. Cash or check only.

Mill Demonstration              
Saturday & Sunday, October 22 & 23 from 1-4 p.m.              
Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold         
See the 19th century gristmill in action. FREE!       

Men's Open Gym Basketball        
Sunday, October 23 from 8-10 a.m.       
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls          
Shoot some hoops on our full court gym. The cost is $5 per person per session; cash or check only.     

Open Gym             
Sunday, October 23 from 10:30 a.m.-2:30 p.m.           
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls            
Have fun in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! We’ll have play equipment available as well as the table games in our lobby. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.           

Seabrook-Wilson House Tours
Sunday, October 23 from 1-4 p.m.         
Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth       
Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, and see displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!      

Please note that our outdoor offerings are weather dependent.  Before heading out, please call 732-842-4000, ext. 6 to see if the activity you're interested in has been cancelled due to inclement weather.      

You can also: 

Our Fall issue of the Program Directory is currently available online and in most county parks. Registration is underway and accepted online, by phone at 732-842-4000, ext. 1, or in person at Park System Headquarters in Thompson Park, Lincroft. 

For more information on any of these activities or parks, call 732-842-4000, ext. 4312, between 10 a.m.-4 p.m. daily.