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:  

 Currier & Ives Lithograph
Currier & Ives lithograph

The Story of Harness Racing by Currier & Ives Exhibit   
Daily through November 30 from  9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold   
This traveling exhibit from the Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame is on display in the Waln House. FREE!  

Women's Open Gym - Fitness   
Saturday, October 25 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.

Frightful Family Fun Drop-In  
Saturday, October 25 from 1-3 p.m.   
Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls
Visit our haunted classroom with your little ghouls! Create some spooky decorations using the whole family's skills. Cost is $20 per family; cash or check only please.

Music Man Rich Marzec  
Saturday, October 25 from 1-3 p.m.   
Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel
Enjoy piano music from the 1890s. FREE!

Nature Lecture Series: Tropical Fish Swim in Sandy Hook Bay  
Saturday, October 25 from 2:30-3:30 p.m.       
Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Center, Port Monmouth
Discover some of the tropical fish that call our local waters home. FREE!

Mill Demonstration       
Saturday & Sunday, October 25 & 26 from 1-4 p.m.       
Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold
See the 19th century mill in action. FREE!

Men's Open Gym Basketball      
Sunday, October 26 from 9-11 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.

Historic Seabrook-Wilson House Open for Tours   
Sunday, October 26 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!

Here's a sneak peek at some upcoming events:

Our fall issue of the Program Directory is currently available online and in most county parks. Registration is underway and available 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.