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Environmental Education Center Programs March 10 to 16

UPCOMING EVENTS

ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION CENTER

Entertaining & Educational Activities for All Ages

March 10, 2013 through March 16, 2014

 

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 wind down in Somerset County. The Environmental Education Center provides many entertaining and educational programs for children and adults year around.

 

 

CHILDREN & TEEN PROGRAMS

 

Story Hour

            Saturday, March 15 from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.

Children ages infant to 5 with a parent will listen to a Naturalist read an

            environmental-based story and enjoy a short walk on the trails of

            the EEC.

            The program is free.

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

 

The Green Team

            Saturday, March 15 from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

            Children ages 12 to 15 who have to fulfill a community service

requirement for school will enjoy the educational and fun activities

            at the Environmental Education Center.

            The program is free

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

 

Green in the Color!

            Sunday, March 16 from 2:00 P.M. to 3:00 P.M.

            Children age infant to 5 with a parent will celebrate St. Patrick’s Day learning about the Emerald Isle and the traditions of Ireland following by an Irish treat and a short hike.

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

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

 

ADULT & FAMILY PROGRAMS

 

Winter Walking in the Pines

            Thursday, March 13 from 8:00 A.M. to 6:00 P.M.

Adults will join a Naturalist for an easy paced walk through the Pine

            Barrens with possible visits to Whitesbog Village, the Evert Nature

            Trail, the Franklin Parker Preserve, and Lebanon State Forest.

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

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

 

Paper Making

            Saturday, March 15 from 1:30 P.M. to 2:30 P.M.

Family and friends of all ages will enjoy a hands-on class to learn how to

            make paper out of recycled materials.

            Fee is $12 per person.

            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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