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Earth Day 2018

(all ages)

Earth Day Celebration! Saturday, April 21, 2018 11:00am -5:00pm Activities take place at the following parks: 1) Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Center, Port Monmouth. Celebrate the shore as we discover cool coastal animals and artifacts like whales, sea turtles, fish, crabs, and even tiny plankton during this interactive touch and tell program. Tours will also be given of the historic Seabrook-Wilson House, which dates back to the early 1700s. 2) Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown. Beautiful flowers are back in bloom. Discover this charming park’s floral beauty, hidden places, and native plants. Find out how to become an earth-friendly gardener. 3) Huber Woods Environmental Center, Middletown. See snakes & reptiles during a family-oriented show that gives you the chance to watch live and exciting animals and nature artifacts found in NJ. There will also be freshwater pond creatures on view and an opportunity to see kid friendly interactive exhibits inside the environmental center. 4) Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell. Explore the woods and wetlands around the Manasquan Reservoir. There will be live animal shows featuring reptiles and amphibians, which are often misunderstood animals, and short naturalist-led walks. Plus enjoy the sights and displays of our beautiful environmental center. Live animal shows take place at: 11:30am, 1:00pm, and 3:30pm; and nature walks at 12:00pm and 4:00pm. 5) Thompson Park Visitor Center, Lincroft. Promote environmental awareness and have fun making crafts that celebrate wildlife and Mother Earth. Our fun crafts for kids are all hands on ways to teach your child about our beautiful planet and make cool art. All activities are free of charge. No pre-registration necessary.