This Weekend in the Parks


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 Shoot Archery

Women's Open Gym Fitness   
Saturday, March 7 from 7:30-9 a.m.   
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls 
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.

Open Shoot Archery  
Saturday, March 7 from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.   
Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft
Join us for this open shoot. 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 
Saturday, March 7 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. FREE!
 
19th Century Woodworking Demonstration         
Saturday, March 7 from 12-3:30 p.m.  
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel
See the staff use 19th century woodworking tools. FREE!

Snake Meet and Greet   
Saturday & Sunday, March 7 & 8 at 10:30 a.m.  
Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell   
Meet a live snake and learn about the ones that live at the reservoir. FREE!

Men's Open Gym Basketball   
Sunday, March 8 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; cash or check only.

Open Ceramics   
Sunday, March 8 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. 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 
Sunday, March 8 from 1-3 p.m.    
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel
Come see what the Blacksmith is making in his workshop. FREE!

Just a Reminder! 
Summer Camp/Swim Registrations Begins on Sunday, March 8
 
Registration for the Summer Camp/Swim issue begins at 12 p.m. online and by phone - 732-842-4000 ext 1.  See our Camp/Swim issue of the Program DirectoryOnline Registration 

Our spring 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.