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Summer Calendar of Events

September

09/13/2020 - 09/19/2020

09/20/2020 - 09/26/2020

09/27/2020 - 10/03/2020

 

 


Week of 09/13/2020 - 09/19/2020

Barn Open House
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn 
13-Sept 10am - 12pm
Description: Explore and learn about Dutch barns in the 18th century and Rockingham's history.
Age: All ages 
No registration; 12 participants maximum. 
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com
Weather permitting(heat). Masks Required. 
 
The Grounds & Gardens of Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
13-Sept 10:30am
Description: 2-hour walking tour of property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Barn Open House
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn 
13-Sept 1 - 3pm
Description: Explore and learn about Dutch barns in the 18th century and Rockingham's history.
Age: All ages 
No registration; 12 participants maximum. 
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com
Weather permitting(heat). Masks Required. 
 
The Cemetery at Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
13-Sept 1:00pm
Description: A 45-minute walking tour of the historic cemetery on the property. $5 suggested donation.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Highlights Around Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
13-Sept 2:30pm
Description: A shorter, 1 hour, walking tour of the Ringwood Manor property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Monday Morning Walk
Wawayanda State Park
14- Sept 10:00 - 11:30am
Description: Start your week off with a nice walk every Monday morning. Length and speed determined by group. Pack water/snacks.
Age: Adults
No registration required. For more information please call (973) 853-4462.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
Wednesday Walkers
Kittatinny Valley State Park, Goodale Field   
16-Sept 9 - 10am
Description: A 2.5-mile walk on mostly flat trails and gravel roads - "Discover What You've Been Missing!"
Age: Adults
Pre-registration required; 35 participants maximum.
Please call (973)786-6445. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Kayak Tour
Wawayanda State Park, Boat launch
16-Sept 10:00am
Description: Come out and explore the 255 acres of Wawayanda Lake on a guided kayak tour. Bring your own Kayak and Life Jacket. $5/person
Age: All Ages
Registration required; 15 participants maximum. Please call (973) 853-4462.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
Rockingham's Evolution: Architecture, Location, History
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn
18-Sept 10:00am
Description: Exterior talk & tour of the Rockingham historic house and property.
Age: All ages
Registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
Fennel for Fleas: 18th-Century Kitchen Gardens
Rockingham State Historic Site, Kitchen Garden
18-Sept 11:00am
Description: Talk & tour of Rockingham garden: varieties of plants & their practical uses in the 18th century.
Age: All ages
Registration required; 10 participants maximum.
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
Youth Hike
Wawayanda State Park
18-Sept 6:00pm
Description: Guided, easy-moderate pace, 2.5 mile hike with slight incline. Step away from virtual learning and into the park for a night in the woods! Bring a flashlight and water. $5/person
Age: Age 11-16
Registration required; 15 participants maximum. Please call (973) 853-4462.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
The Grounds & Gardens of Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
19-Sept 10:30am
Description: 2-hour walking tour of property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Running the Estate
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
19-Sept 1:00pm
Description: A walking tour of the property at Ringwood Manor exploring the staff who maintained it. $5 suggested donation.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Highlights Around Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
19-Sept 2:30pm
Description: A shorter, 1 hour, walking tour of the Ringwood Manor property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Nature Hike
Cheesequake State Park, Trailhead
19-Sept 1 - 2:15 pm           
Description: Seasonal Hike along the trails at Cheesequake State Park
Age: Ages 6 and Up
No registration; 25 participants maximum. 
For more information call (732)566-3208. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Cane Pole Fishing
Washington Crossing State Park, Niederers Pond (Brickyard & Church Rds)    
19-Sept 1 - 3pm     
Description: Use a homemade bamboo fishing pole to catch and release pan fish in our pond.
Age: 4-12 yrs
Pre-registration required.
Please call (609) 737-0609. Masks Required.


Week of 09/20/2020 - 09/26/2020


 
The Grounds & Gardens of Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
20-Sept 10:30am
Description: 2-hour walking tour of property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Running the Estate
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
20-Sept 1:00pm
Description: A walking tour of the property at Ringwood Manor exploring the staff who maintained it. $5 suggested donation.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Highlights Around Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
20-Sept 2:30pm
Description: A shorter, 1 hour, walking tour of the Ringwood Manor property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Trees of the Park
Washington Crossing State Park, Niederers Pond (Brickyard & Church Rds)    
20-Sept 1:30 – 3:30pm     
Description: Washington Crossing State Park is home to scores of species of native trees and shrubs as well as many non-natives that have become naturalized. Join the park naturalist on a walk and learn how to identify many of the most common species.
Age:12 - adult
No registration required.
For more information call (609) 737-0609. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
 
Rockingham's Evolution: Architecture, Location, History
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn
19-Sept 10:00am
Description: Exterior talk & tour of the Rockingham historic house and property.
Age: All ages
Registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
Fennel for Fleas: 18th-Century Kitchen Gardens
Rockingham State Historic Site, Kitchen Garden
19-Sept 11:00am
Description: Talk & tour of Rockingham garden: varieties of plants & their practical uses in the 18th century.
Age: All ages
Registration required; 10 participants maximum.
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
Open
Barn Open House
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn 
19-Sept 1 - 3pm
Description: Explore and learn about Dutch barns in the 18th century and Rockingham's history.
Age: All ages 
No registration; 12 participants maximum. 
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com
Weather permitting(heat). Masks Required. 
 
Kids Hike
Wawayanda State Park
20-Sept 9:00am
Description: Guided, Easy hike of 1-1.5 miles, flat terrain.  Get outdoors and explore! Children must be accompanied by an adult. Pack water/snacks. $15/family of 4 or $5/person
Age: Children 5-10 yrs w/ Adult
Registration required; 20 participants maximum. Please call (973) 853-4462.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
Barn Open House
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn 
20-Sept 10am - 12pm
Description: Explore and learn about Dutch barns in the 18th century and Rockingham's history.
Age: All ages 
No registration; 12 participants maximum. 
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com
Weather permitting(heat). Masks Required. 
 
Barn Open House
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn 
20-Sept 1 - 3pm
Description: Explore and learn about Dutch barns in the 18th century and Rockingham's history.
Age: All ages 
No registration; 12 participants maximum. 
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com
Weather permitting(heat). Masks Required. 
 
“Rockingham: The Road to Peace”
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn 
20-Sept 1:30pm  
Description: Program on Washington's stay at Rockingham in 1783. 22 minutes. Bring your own chair, mat, cushion, towel, etc. to sit on or you may stand.
Age: All ages 
No registration; 12 participants maximum. 
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com
Weather permitting(heat). Masks Required. 
 
“Rockingham: The Road to Peace”
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn 
20-Sept 2:30pm  
Description: Program on Washington's stay at Rockingham in 1783. 22 minutes. Bring your own chair, mat, cushion, towel, etc. to sit on or you may stand.
Age: All ages 
No registration; 12 participants maximum. 
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com
Weather permitting(heat). Masks Required. 
 
Monday Morning Walk
Wawayanda State Park
21- Sept 10:00 - 11:30am
Description: Start your week off with a nice walk every Monday morning. Length and speed determined by group. Pack water/snacks.
Age: Adults
No registration required. For more information please call (973) 853-4462.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
Wednesday Morning Adult Hikes
Wawayanda State Park
23- Sept 10:00 am
Description: hike of 3-5 miles, slow to moderate pace based on group. Pack water/snacks.
Age: Adults
No registration required. For more information please call (973) 853-4462           
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
Rockingham's Evolution: Architecture, Location, History
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn
25-Sept 10:00am
Description: Exterior talk & tour of the Rockingham historic house and property.
Age: All ages
Registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
Fennel for Fleas: 18th-Century Kitchen Gardens
Rockingham State Historic Site, Kitchen Garden
25-Sept 11:00am
Description: Talk & tour of Rockingham garden: varieties of plants & their practical uses in the 18th century.
Age: All ages
Registration required; 10 participants maximum.
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
Friday Night with Lights
Wawayanda State Park
25- Sept 7:00pm
Description: Guided 3-mile night hike followed by a campfire. Bring a headlamp or flashlight and water. $8/person or $20/family
Age: All ages
Registration required; 15 participants maximum. Please call (973) 853-4462.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
Rockingham's Evolution: Architecture
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn
26-Sept 10:00am
Description: Exterior talk & tour of the Rockingham historic house and property.
Age: All ages
Registration required; 15 participants maximum.
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
The Grounds & Gardens of Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
26-Sept 10:30am
Description: 2-hour walking tour of property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Fennel for Fleas: 18th-Century Kitchen Gardens
Rockingham State Historic Site, Kitchen Garden
26-Sept 11:00am
Description: Talk & tour of Rockingham garden: varieties of plants & their practical uses in the 18th century.
Age: All ages
Registration required; 10 participants maximum.
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
The Cemetery at Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
26-Sept 1:00pm
Description: A 45-minute walking tour of the historic cemetery on the property. $5 suggested donation.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Highlights Around Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
26-Sept 2:30pm
Description: A shorter, 1 hour, walking tour of the Ringwood Manor property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com 
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Barn Open House
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn 
26-Sept 1 - 3pm
Description: Explore and learn about Dutch barns in the 18th century and Rockingham's history.
Age: All ages 
No registration; 12 participants maximum. 
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com
Weather permitting(heat). Masks Required. 


Week of 09/27/2020 - 10/03/2020

Adult Day Hike
Wawayanda State Park
27- Sept 10:00am
Description: Guided, 8+ miles at a moderate pace.  Not for Beginners. $8/person or $20/family. Pack water, lunch/snacks.
Age: Adults
Registration required; 15 participants maximum. Please call (973) 853-4462.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
 
Barn Open House
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn 
27-Sept 10am - 12pm
Description: Explore and learn about Dutch barns in the 18th century and Rockingham's history.
Age: All ages 
No registration; 12 participants maximum. 
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com
Weather permitting(heat). Masks Required. 
 
The Grounds & Gardens of Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
27-Sept 10:30am
Description: 2-hour walking tour of property discussing outbuildings, historic objects, and formal gardens of the estate
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
The Cemetery at Ringwood Manor
Ringwood State Park, Ringwood Manor
27-Sept 1:00pm
Description: A 45-minute walking tour of the historic cemetery on the property. $5 suggested donation.
Age: All ages
Registration required. 12 participants maximum
Please call (973)962-2240 or email ringwoodmanortours@gmail.com
Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Nature Hike
Cheesequake State Park, Trailhead
27-Sept 1 - 2:15 pm           
Description: Seasonal Hike along the trails at Cheesequake State Park
Age: Ages 6 and Up
No registration; 25 participants maximum. 
For more information call (732)566-3208. Weather permitting. Masks Required.
 
Lockatong Falls Hike
Washington Crossing State Park, Niederers Pond (Brickyard & Church Rds)    
27-Sept 1:30 – 4:30pm     
Description: Lockatong Creek in Delaware Twp. has many interesting cascades and rock outcrops along its banks. We will drive to the Lockatong Wildlife Management Area and follow the White Trail loop from the parking area, down to the falls and back (approx. 3 miles). Note: Wear hiking boots. The first, and final half mile of the hike is likely to be quite wet and muddy.
Age: 12 - adult
Pre-registration required. Please call 609) 737-0609.
Masks Required when social distancing is not practicable.
 
Barn Open House
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn 
27-Sept 1 - 3pm
Description: Explore and learn about Dutch barns in the 18th century and Rockingham's history.
Age: All ages 
No registration; 12 participants maximum. 
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com
Weather permitting(heat). Masks Required. 
 
“Rockingham: The Road to Peace”
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn 
27-Sept 1:30pm  
Description: Program on Washington's stay at Rockingham in 1783. 22 minutes. Bring your own chair, mat, cushion, towel, etc. to sit on or you may stand.
Age: All ages 
No registration; 12 participants maximum. 
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com
Weather permitting(heat). Masks Required. 
 
“Rockingham: The Road to Peace”
Rockingham State Historic Site, Dutch Barn 
27-Aug 2:30pm  
Description: Program on Washington's stay at Rockingham in 1783. 22 minutes. Bring your own chair, mat, cushion, towel, etc. to sit on or you may stand.
Age: All ages 
No registration; 12 participants maximum. 
Please call (609)683-7132 or email rockingham1783@yahoo.com
Weather permitting(heat). Masks Required. 

A History of American Women in Song
Wallace House & Old Dutch Parsonage State Historic Sites
27-Sept 6:30 – 8:3pm
Description: Historical musician Linda Russell presents a musical illumination of the role of women’s lives in society from the 18th Century to the 19th Amendment. Linda sings broadsides, laments, murder ballads, love songs, parlor melodies and suffrage anthems that reflect the changing status of women in society. This program is funded by the Wallace House and Old Dutch Parsonage Association. Bring your own lawn chairs.
Age: All ages
Registration required. Please call (908) 725-1015 or email us at wallacedutch@dep.nj.gov.
Weather permitting. Masks Required.

Monday Morning Walk
Wawayanda State Park
28- Sept 10:00 - 11:30am
Description: Start your week off with a nice walk every Monday morning. Length and speed determined by group. Pack water/snacks.
Age: Adults
No registration required. For more information please call (973) 853-4462.
Weather permitting.Be prepared to be outdoors. Masks Required.
Self-Guided Nature Walk
Double Trouble State Park
Description: Follow the self-guided nature trail to learn about the industries and ecology at Double Trouble. 
Download trail guide at
https://njparksandforests.org/parks/docs/Comprehensive_Guide_to_the_Trails_of_Double_Trouble.pdf
Age:All Ages
For more information call (732)341-4098. 
Dress for weather. Masks Required when social distancing is not practicable.
 
Self-Guided Nature Trail
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest
Age: All ages
Description: Pamphlet available at our office.
For more information call (609)726-1191.Masks Required when social distancing is not practicable.
Video tour also available at:
https://www.facebook.com/1097959226974672/videos/1666382593511076/?
 
Self-guided Scavenger Hunt
Brendan T. Byrne State Forest
Description: Printable Scavenger Hunt list of 20 items right on our Facebook page at Brendan T. Byrne State Forest! 
https://www.facebook.com/BrendanTByrneSF/photos/a.1140009779436283/2772388186198426/?type=3&theater
Age: All ages
For more information call (609)726-1191.
Masks Required when social distancing is not practicable.

 

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