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Environmental Education Center Programs Dec. 16 to 22

UPCOMING EVENTS

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

Entertaining & Educational Activities for All Ages

December 16, 2013 through December 22, 2013

 

BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge has scheduled the following Naturalist-led programs to help children and adults enjoy the wonder of nature as winter begins to arrive Somerset County. The Environmental Education Center provides many entertaining and educational programs for children and adults year around.

 

 

CHILDREN & TEEN PROGRAMS

 

Polar Pot Luck           

            Thursday, December 19 from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.

Children age infant to 5 with a parent will learn about everything polar

            including ice, glaciers, blubber, and camouflage.

            Fee is $10 per pair and $5 per additional child.

            Register online at www.somersetcountyparks.org or call 908-766-2489.                             Advance payment required.

 

ADULT & FAMILY PROGRAMS

 

Wandering Around Wallkill

            Wednesday, December 18 from 10:00 A.M. to 8:00 P.M.

            Adults will venture to the Wallkill River National Wildlife   Refuge in

                        northwest New Jersey to search for winter raptors, visiting High

                        Point State Park, Lake Marcia, the Liberty Marsh Loop, and part of

                        the Appalachian Trail.

            Fee is $50 per adult and $40 per senior.

            Register online at www.somersetcountyparks.org or call 908-766-2489.                             Advance payment required.

 

Origami Winter Wreath        

            Saturday, December 21 from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

            Family and friends (age 8 and up) will learn the ancient art of paper

                        folding, making wreaths to bring home to help celebrate the

                        holidays.

                        Fee is $7 per adult and $6 per youth or senior.

            Register online at www.somersetcountyparks.org or call 908-766-2489.                             Advance payment required.

 

Blue “BOBO (Buy One – Bring One) Fridays” bins now are located at the Environmental Education Center and Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge, as well as at the Somerset County Park Commission headquarters at North Branch

Park in Bridgewater.  The public is invited to drop off canned food or personal-care items for donation to Somerset County food banks.

 

Information on all Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org. Like us on Facebook and Twitter.



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