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

Join us for Open Ceramics.

Parent/Child Morning Chores
Saturday, February 6 from 8-9 a.m.     
Longstreet Farm Visitor Center, Holmdel
Help the farm staff with morning chores such as milking a cow, collecting eggs from the chickens, and feeding livestock.  The cost is $15 per parent/child pair; $5 per additional participant; cash or check only. Open to ages 4 & up. Please dress for the outdoors and wear closed-toe shoes. 

Surprise Story Time   
Saturday, February 6 from 11-11:45 a.m.       
Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown
Join us for story time. 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. Recommended for ages 3-7.  FREE!

Vernal Wetlantds Nature Program
Saturday & Sunday, February 6 & 7 at 1 p.m.   
Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell
Learn about these special wetlands and why they are important. FREE!
Open Ceramics
Sunday, February 7 from 12:30-4:30 p.m.    
Thompson Park Creative Arts Center, Lincroft       
Choose from a large selection of bisque fired pottery pieces to glaze and make your own. Children 12 and under are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $6 per hour plus price of bisque ware; cash or check only. Pieces will be fired in about a week.

Men's Open Gym Basketball      
Sunday, February 7 from 8-10 a.m.      
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls       
Shoot some hoops on its full court gym. The cost is $5 per person per session; cash or check only  

You can also: 

Our Winter 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.