Monmouth County Park System Calendar of Events

Mill Demonstration at Historic Walnford

Friday-Sunday, November 24-26, 2017

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

See the 19th century gristmill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Snake Meet & Greet at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center

Saturday & Sunday, November 25 & 26, 2017

12 p.m.

Come to the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell, and meet one of our slithery friends and learn about these creatures. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, November 27, 2017

11:30 a.m.-5:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Tuesday, November 28, 2017

2-6 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

12:30-5 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
The Casual Birder at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center

Thursday, November 30, 2017

9 a.m.

Join a Park System Naturalist for this laid-back morning bird walk at the Manasquan Reservoir in Howell. Meet at the Enviornmental Center. We’ll meander for about an hour and see what birds we can find. No need to be an expert at identifying birds to enjoy this walk. A limited number of binoculars will be available to borrow if needed. Open to ages 8 and up. FREE!
Wondrous Winter Walk at Huber Woods Park

Friday, December 1, 2017

10-11:30 a.m.

Tag along with a Park System Naturalist in Huber Woods Park, Middletown, as you explore the serenity that is nature in the wintertime. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Friday, December 1, 2017

8 a.m.-5 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Winter Beach Walk at Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area

Saturday, December 2, 2017

12-1:30 p.m.

Take a guided walk with a Park System Naturalist along the beach at Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area, Manasquan, collecting and identifying some of the ocean’s natural treasures. Make sure you dress in warm clothing and bring along something to carry shells. Meet on the beach. FREE!
A One Horse Open Sleigh Selfie at Historic Walnford

Saturday & Sunday, December 2 & 3, 2017

1-4 p.m.

You bring the camera and we’ll provide the props including our pretty little red sleigh, hats & scarves for fun holiday photos outside at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Cookstove Demonstration at Historic Longstreet Farm

Saturday, December 2, 2017

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Visit the out kitchen and see what's cooking on the woodstove at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Open Ceramics

Sunday, December 3, 2017

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. Children age 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.
The Sounds of Christmas at Historic Longstreet Farm

Sunday, December 3, 2017

1-3 p.m.

Celebrate the holidays by visiting Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. Enjoy the welcoming warmth of the farmhouse with the backdrop of wistful music as Larry Mosser and Mary Nagen play Christmas carols on the hammered dulcimer and fiddle. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, December 4, 2017

1:30-5 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Tuesday, December 5, 2017

1:30-5 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, December 6, 2017

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

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Friday, December 8, 2017

8 a.m.-5 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Roving Naturalist at Thompson Park

Saturday, December 9, 2017

9 a.m.
732-872-2670

Join our Roving Naturalist for a walk in Thompson Park, Lincroft. Meet in the Marlu Lake parking area. We'll discuss seasonal points of interest, search for signs of wildlife, and identify a bird or two. This is a 1.5-2 hour program, but feel free to join in or drop out at any point. Dress for the weather as light rain and snow are not deterrents. FREE!
Seashore Scientist at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park

Saturday, December 9, 2017

1-2 p.m.

Explore different aspects of oceanography through interactive discussions and hands-on experiments at the Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park Activity Center, Long Branch. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Sunday, December 10, 2017

1:30-3:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Blacksmith Demonstration at Historic Longstreet Farm

Sunday, December 10, 2017

1-3 p.m.

Come see what the Blacksmith is making in his workshop at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, December 11, 2017

11 a.m.-5 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

1:30-5 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

11 a.m.-5 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
The Casual Birder at Crosswicks Creek Park

Thursday, December 14, 2017

9 a.m.

Join a Park System Naturalist for this laid-back morning bird walk in Crosswicks Creek Park, Upper Freehold. Meet in the Province Line Road parking lot. We’ll meander for about an hour and see what birds we can find. No need to be an expert at identifying birds to enjoy this walk. A limited number of binoculars will be available to borrow if needed. Open to ages 8 and up. FREE!
Wondrous Winter Walk at Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center

Friday, December 15, 2017

10-11:30 a.m.

Tag along with a Park System Naturalist as you explore the serenity that is nature in the wintertime. Meet at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Friday, December 15, 2017

8 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Cookstove Demonstration at Historic Longstreet Farm

Saturday, December 16, 2017

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

Visit the out kitchen and see what's cooking on the woodstove at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Visit with Santa at Historic Longstreet Farm

Saturday & Sunday, December 16 & 17, 2017

12-3 p.m.

Come to Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and enjoy an old-fashioned Victorian Christmas. Children can visit with Santa, then take a walk to the farmhouse and have a cup of cider. Be sure to bring your camera. FREE!
Christmas Sing-Along at Historic Longstreet Farm

Saturday, December 16, 2017

1-3 p.m.

This holiday season come to the farmhouse at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and visit with Rick Garland as he plays the piano for an old-fashioned sing-along. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Sunday, December 17, 2017

1:30-3 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, December 18, 2017

11 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Tuesday, December 19, 2017

8 a.m.-3:30 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

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

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Thursday, December 21, 2017

11:30 a.m.-7 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Friday, December 22, 2017

8 a.m.-3 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Saturday, December 23, 2017

8 a.m.-3 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and 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.
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