Monmouth County Park System Calendar of Events

Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Tuesday, January 4, 2022

2-4 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, January 5, 2022

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

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Winter Beach Walk at Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area

Thursday, January 6, 2022

11 a.m.-12:30 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. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Thursday, January 6, 2022

2-4 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Friday, January 7, 2022

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

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Yarn Bee at Historic Longstreet Farm - CANCELLED

Saturday, January 8, 2022

12-2:30 p.m.

This session has been cancelled.
Cutting, Splitting and Hewing at Historic Longstreet Farm

Sunday, January 9, 2022

12-2:30 p.m.

Come out to Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and get warmed up using a two-man saw and splitting wedge; learn how farmers used a froe to rive shingles or a broad ax to hew beams. Open to adults. FREE!
The Casual Birder at Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

9 a.m.

Join a Park System Naturalist for a laid-back morning bird walk at the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell. Meet in the Environmental Center parking lot. We’ll meander for about an hour and a half 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 on a first come basis. Open all ages; under 18 with adult. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Tuesday, January 11, 2022

2-4 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, January 12, 2022

2-5 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Thursday, January 13, 2022

2-4 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Friday, January 14, 2022

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

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Tuesday, January 18, 2022

2-4 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Wondrous Winter Walk at Thompson Park

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

10-11:30 a.m.

Toss on your winter gear and tag along with a Park System Naturalist as you explore Thompson Park, Lincroft, in the wintertime. Meet in the Old Orchard parking lot. Open to all ages; under 18 with adult. Please Note: Sturdy footwear recommended, trails used may have inclines or tree roots to step over. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, January 19, 2022

2-5 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Thursday, January 20, 2022

2-4 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Nature Lecture Series: Chickadees of Monmouth County

Thursday, January 20, 2022

7-8 p.m.

Come to the Freneau Woods Park Activity Center, Aberdeen, for this talk by a Park System Naturalist and learn about these adorable birds, how to identify them, and how to attract them to your bird feeders. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Friday, January 21, 2022

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

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Nature on the Move - Winter Days: Adaptations - How Do Animals Stay Warm in the Winter?

Saturday, January 22, 2022

3 p.m.

Look for our colorful Nature on the Move van in Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold, (Shelter Building parking area) and join one of our Park System Naturalists for a 45-60-minute hands-on interactive program. Keep warm with some hot cocoa while exploring how nature survives the colder weather through fun games and activities. FREE!
Wallpaper in Early America at Historic Walnford

Saturday & Sunday, January 22 & 23, 2022

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

Head to Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold, and view samples of early American wallpaper designs including several patterns that decorated walls in the Walns’ elegant home. FREE!
The Casual Birder at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

9 a.m.

Join a Park System Naturalist for a laid-back morning bird walk at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Long Branch. Meet at the Pavilion. We’ll meander through the park for about an hour and a half to see what birds we can find. No need to be an expert at identifying birds to enjoy. A limited number of binoculars will be available to borrow if needed. We will go even with light rain or snow, so be sure to dress for the weather. Open to all ages, under 18 with adult. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Tuesday, January 25, 2022

2-4 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Wondrous Winter Walk at Hartshorne Woods Park

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

10-11:30 a.m.

Toss on your winter gear and tag along with a Park System Naturalist as you explore Hartshorne Woods Park in the wintertime. Meet in the Rocky Point parking lot in Highlands. Open to all ages; under 18 with adult. Please Note: Sturdy footwear recommended, trails used may have inclines or tree roots to step over. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, January 26, 2022

2-5 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Thursday, January 27, 2022

2-4 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Friday, January 28, 2022

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

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! The cost is $5 per person per day; cash, check or credit card accepted. Open to all ages; 16 & under with adult.
Seashore Open House at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park

Sunday, January 30, 2022

1-4 p.m.

Stop by the Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park Activity Center, Long Branch, for our annual Open House and enjoy seashore fun. Engaging hands-on activities will entertain and educate you and your family about the shore and the sea. Speak with a Park System Naturalist about your own shell collection or the aquatic animals on display. You can even create a beach keepsake to take with you.
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