Monmouth County Park System Calendar of Events

Open Shoot Archery

Sunday, March 24, 2019

10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Join us for this open shoot at the Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft. All equipment is provided. No outside equipment permitted. This is not an instructional program and is designed for those already familiar with archery techniques. Open to ages 10 and up (under 18 with adult). Cost is $10 per person; cash or check only.
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Monday, March 25, 2019

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

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. 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, March 26, 2019

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! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Splendid Spring Stroll at the Tatum Park

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

10-11:30 a.m.

Say “farewell” to the frigid weather as you join a Park Naturalist on a peaceful trail walk through Tatum Park, Middletown. Meet in the Holland Activity Center parking lot. FREE!
Open Gym at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

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

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. 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, March 28, 2019

12-7 p.m.
848-456-4278

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. 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, March 29, 2019

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

Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Roving Naturalist at Tatum Park

Saturday, March 30, 2019

9 a.m.
732-872-2670

Join our Roving Naturalist for a walk in Tatum Park, Middletown. Meet in the Holland Activity Center 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 is not a deterrent. FREE!
Find Your Path in Volunteering

Thursday, April 4, 2019

10 a.m.-12 p.m.

Come to the Thompson Park Visitor Center, Lincroft, and learn about the many unique opportunities the Volunteer In Parks Program has to offer. Open to ages 14 & up.
Mill Demonstration at Historic Walnford

Saturday & Sunday, April 6 & 7, 2019

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

See the 19th century gristmill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Open Ceramics

Sunday, April 7, 2019

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.
Splendid Spring Stroll at Freneau Woods Park

Wednesday, April 10, 2019

3-4:30 p.m.

Say “farewell” to the frigid weather as you join a Park Naturalist on a peaceful trail walk through Freneau Woods Park, Aberdeen. Meet in the Activity Center parking area. FREE!
The Casual Birder at Freneau Woods Park

Thursday, April 11, 2019

9 a.m.

Adults are invited to join a Park System Naturalist for this laid-back morning bird walk at Freneau Woods Park, Aberdeen. Meet in the Visitor Center parking lot. We’ll meander for about 1.5 hours 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.
Climb Time at Holmdel Park

Saturday, April 13, 2019

12-4 p.m.

Head over to Holmdel Park, Holmdel, and try the Park System's 25’ portable climbing wall. You must be 42” or taller to climb. Open to ages 8 and up; under 18 with adult.The cost is $2 for three attempts or climbs, unless otherwise noted; cash or check only.
Cookstove Demonstration at Historic Longstreet Farm

Saturday, April 13, 2019

11 a.m.-3 p.m.

See what's cooking on the woodstove at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Mill Demonstration at Historic Walnford

Saturday & Sunday, April 13 & 14, 2019

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

See the 19th century gristmill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Blacksmith Demonstration at Historic Longstreet Farm

Sunday, April 14, 2019

1-3 p.m.

Come see what the Blacksmith is making in his workshop at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Roving Golfzilla at the Manasquan Reservoir

Saturday, April 20, 2019

12-3 p.m.

Come to the Manasquan Reservoir Visitor Center, Howell, and see if you can hit golf balls through the hands, feet, or mouth of Golfzilla. All are welcome. This is a non-instructional offering, however, if needed we will teach you the very basics of the golf swing. All equipment is provided. FREE!
Accordion Melodies of the 1890s at Historic Longstreet Farm

Saturday, April 20, 2019

1-3 p.m.

Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and hear music from yesteryear played on an accordion. FREE!
Mill Demonstration at Historic Walnford

Saturday & Sunday, April 20 & 21, 2019

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

See the 19th century gristmill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
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