Saturday & Sunday, June 12 & 13, 2021
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
848-456-4278
Enjoy the pool at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. Daily, monthly and season swim passes available.
Saturday, June 12, 2021
9:00AM - 11:00AM
732-431-7456
Location: Neptune City Public Works Garage, 2201 Heck Avenue, Neptune Township, NJ
Saturday & Sunday, June 12 & 13, 2021
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
732-842-4000
Canoes will be available for rent on Marlu Lake in Thompson Park, Lincroft. All equipment provided; limited number of canoes available. Open to ages 3 and up, under 18 with adult. All rentals must be returned by 3 p.m. Fee is $15 per boat for 1-3 people for two hours. Cash or check only.
Saturday, June 12, 2021
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tour the newly restored Historic Battery Lewis in the Rocky Point section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, and learn about the history of this important former coastal defense site. FREE!
Saturday, June 12, 2021
1-3 p.m.
Hear melodies of the 1890s played on the accordion during your visit to Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, June 12 & 13, 2021
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
See the 19th century gristmill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, June 12 & 13, 2021
2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. & 5 p.m.
732-751-9453
These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is $6 per adult and $4 per child, age 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center. Life-jackets required. Tickets can be purchased on day of tour only.
Sunday, June 13, 2021
1-3 p.m.
Tour the newly restored Historic Battery Lewis in the Rocky Point section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, and learn about the history of this important former coastal defense site. FREE!
Monday-Friday, June 14-18, 2021

848-456-4278
Enjoy the pool at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The Open Pool schedule is as follows: 7:30-9 a.m. Early Bird Workout and 4-8 p.m. Open Swim. Daily, monthly and season swim passes available.
Monday, June 14th, 2021
2 p.m.
732-431-7460
Location: Monmouth County Planning Board Conference Room WebEx Web Conference Meeting. Instructions can be accessed on the Development Review Committee Webpage.
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
9 a.m.
Join a Park System Naturalist for this laid-back morning bird walk at Big Brook Park, Marlboro. Meet in the 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 to ages 11 and up; under 18 with adult. FREE!
Tuesday, June 15, 2021
3-6 p.m.
Head over to Shark River Park, Wall, 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. FREE!
Wednesday, June 16 , 2021
3-4 p.m.
The Park System is offering a kayak nature tour at Swimming River Park, Red Bank. Novice paddlers welcome. All equipment is provided. Both single and tandem kayaks are available for use on a first come, first served basis. The program is limited to only 12 participants. Wear appropriate clothing that can get wet. Weight limit 250 lbs. for singles; 450 lbs. for tandems. Open to ages 12 and up; under 18 with participating adult. The cost is $25 per person; cash or check only.
Monmouth County Construction Board of Appeals Meeting
Thursday, June 17, 2021
9 a.m.
732-431-7460, ext. 7462
Location: Monmouth County Planning Board Conference Room Hall of Records Annex, 2nd Floor 1 East Main St., Freehold and Via WebEx Web Conference
Thursday, June 17, 2021
7-8 p.m.
Come to the Freneau Woods Park Visitor Center, Aberdeen, for this talk by a Park System Naturalist and learn about this small- to medium-sized turtle with a domed shell. Discover what box turtles eat, where they can be found, and what are some threats to them. FREE!
Friday, June 18, 2021
10-11:30 a.m.
Engage your curiosity as you explore the trails with a Park System Naturalist at the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell. Meet in the Environmental Center parking lot. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, June 19 & 20, 2021
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
848-456-4278
Enjoy the pool at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. Daily, monthly and season swim passes available.
Saturday, June 19, 2021
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tour the newly restored Historic Battery Lewis in the Rocky Point section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, and learn about the history of this important former coastal defense site. FREE!
Saturday, June 19, 2021
9 a.m.-2 p.m.
Search for that one-of-a-kind treasure at the Eco-Elephant Flea Market! Come peruse the vendors offering secondhand, handmade, up-cycled or new merchandise. Held at Dorbrook Recreation Area, Colts Neck. Admission and parking are free.
Saturday & Sunday, June 19 & 20, 2021
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
See the 19th century gristmill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday, June 19, 2021
1-3 p.m.
732-946-3758
Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and see how thrifty homemakers would use scraps of wool or felted wool from old clothing to create designs for mats or rugs. Be inspired to create your own mat or rug. FREE!
Saturday, June 19, 2021
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Join us for this open shoot at the Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft. This is NOT a beginner instructional program. If you are new to archery, register for one of our instructional classes prior to attending. All equipment is provided. Open to ages 10 and up; under 18 with adult. Cost is $10 per person; cash or check only.
Saturday & Sunday, June 19 & 20, 2021
2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. & 5 p.m.
732-751-9453
These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is $6 per adult and $4 per child, age 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center. Life-jackets required. Tickets can be purchased on day of tour only.
Sunday, June 20, 2021
1-3 p.m.
Tour the newly restored Historic Battery Lewis in the Rocky Point section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, and learn about the history of this important former coastal defense site. FREE!
Monday-Friday, June 21-25, 2021

848-456-4278
Enjoy the pool at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The Open Pool schedule is as follows: 7:30-9 a.m. Early Bird Workout and 4-8 p.m. Open Swim. Daily, monthly and season swim passes available.
Monday, June 21, 2021
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth for this hands-on nature program. Discover a variety of fish, crabs, and other sea creatures as we pull a long seine net along the edge of Sandy Hook Bay. Closed-toe shoes are required. Meet on the beach near the parking lot. Parents or guardians are required to stay with and supervise their children. No swimming during the event. This program is designed for individuals and families. Weather permitting. FREE!
Monday,June 21st, 2021
2 p.m.
732-431-7460
Location: Monmouth County Planning Board Conference Room One East Main Street, Hall of Records Annex 2nd Floor, Freehold, NJ and Via WebEx Web Conference
Wednesday, June 23, 2021
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth for this hands-on nature program. Discover a variety of fish, crabs, and other sea creatures as we pull a long seine net along the edge of Sandy Hook Bay. Closed-toe shoes are required. Meet on the beach near the parking lot. Parents or guardians are required to stay with and supervise their children. No swimming during the event. This program is designed for individuals and families. Weather permitting. FREE!
Friday, June 25, 2021
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth for this hands-on nature program. Discover a variety of fish, crabs, and other sea creatures as we pull a long seine net along the edge of Sandy Hook Bay. Closed-toe shoes are required. Meet on the beach near the parking lot. Parents or guardians are required to stay with and supervise their children. No swimming during the event. This program is designed for individuals and families. Weather permitting. FREE!
Friday, June 25, 2021
10-11:30 a.m.
Engage your curiosity as you explore the trails with a Park System Naturalist at Big Brook Park, Marlboro. Meet in the lower pond parking lot. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, June 26 & 27, 2021
10 a.m.-6 p.m.
848-456-4278
Enjoy the pool at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. Daily, monthly and season swim passes available.
Saturday & Sunday, June 26 & 27, 2021
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
732-842-4000
Canoes will be available for rent on Marlu Lake in Thompson Park, Lincroft. All equipment provided; limited number of canoes available. Open to ages 3 and up, under 18 with adult. All rentals must be returned by 3 p.m. Fee is $15 per boat for 1-3 people for two hours. Cash or check only.
Saturday, June 26, 2021
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tour the newly restored Historic Battery Lewis in the Rocky Point section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, and learn about the history of this important former coastal defense site. FREE!
Saturday, June 26, 2021
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
See pre-1948 automobiles on display at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. Weather permitting. FREE!
Saturday, June 26, 2021
1-3 p.m.
Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, to watch the art of spinning fleece and learn various methods of knitting. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, June 26 & 27, 2021
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
See the 19th century gristmill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, June 26 & 27, 2021
2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. & 5 p.m.
732-751-9453
These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is $6 per adult and $4 per child, age 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center. Life-jackets required. Tickets can be purchased on day of tour only.
Sunday, June 27, 2021
1-3 p.m.
Tour the newly restored Historic Battery Lewis in the Rocky Point section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, and learn about the history of this important former coastal defense site. FREE!
Monday-Wednesday, June 28-30, 2021

848-456-4278
Enjoy the pool at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The Open Pool schedule is as follows: 7:30-9 a.m. Early Bird Workout and 2-8 p.m. Open Swim. Daily, monthly and season swim passes available.
Monday, June 28, 2021
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth for this hands-on nature program. Discover a variety of fish, crabs, and other sea creatures as we pull a long seine net along the edge of Sandy Hook Bay. Closed-toe shoes are required. Meet on the beach near the parking lot. Parents or guardians are required to stay with and supervise their children. No swimming during the event. This program is designed for individuals and families. Weather permitting. FREE!
Monday, June 28th, 2021
2 p.m.
732-431-7460
Location: Monmouth County Planning Board Conference Room WebEx Web Conference Meeting
Tuesday, June 29, 2021
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 to ages 11 and up; under 18 with adult. FREE!
Wednesday, June 30, 2021
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth for this hands-on nature program. Discover a variety of fish, crabs, and other sea creatures as we pull a long seine net along the edge of Sandy Hook Bay. Closed-toe shoes are required. Meet on the beach near the parking lot. Parents or guardians are required to stay with and supervise their children. No swimming during the event. This program is designed for individuals and families. Weather permitting. FREE!
Thursday, July 1, 2021
11 a.m.
Meet in the basketball court parking lot at Dorbrook Recreation Area, Colts Neck, and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there, join in a mini-nature lesson, activity, or walk for 30-60 minutes of nature-based fun. FREE!
Friday, July 2, 2021
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth for this hands-on nature program. Discover a variety of fish, crabs, and other sea creatures as we pull a long seine net along the edge of Sandy Hook Bay. Closed-toe shoes are required. Meet on the beach near the parking lot. Parents or guardians are required to stay with and supervise their children. No swimming during the event. This program is designed for individuals and families. Weather permitting. FREE!
Friday, July 2, 2021
6 p.m. & 7p.m.
732-751-9453
These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is $6 per adult and $4 per child, age 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center. Life-jackets required. Tickets can be purchased on day of tour only.
Saturday, July 3, 2021
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tour the newly restored Historic Battery Lewis in the Rocky Point section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, and learn about the history of this important former coastal defense site. FREE!
Saturday, July 3, 2021
12-2:30 p.m.
Whether just starting a new hobby or working on an old project, all are welcome to this gathering! The relaxed atmosphere means no pressure - you can knit or crochet at your own pace, and farm staff will be on hand to assist those needing a little extra help. Bring your own supplies. Open to ages 10 and up; under 18 with adult. The cost is $5 per person; cash or check only.
Saturday & Sunday, July 3 & 4, 2021
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
See the 19th century gristmill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, July 3 & 4, 2021
2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. & 5 p.m.
732-751-9453
These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is $6 per adult and $4 per child, age 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center. Life-jackets required. Tickets can be purchased on day of tour only.
Sunday, July 4, 2021
1-3 p.m.
Tour the newly restored Historic Battery Lewis in the Rocky Point section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, and learn about the history of this important former coastal defense site. FREE!
Sunday, July 4, 2021
12-3 p.m.
732-946-3758
Join the staff at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, as they celebrate the holiday with music and games. FREE!
Monday, July 5, 2021
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth for this hands-on nature program. Discover a variety of fish, crabs, and other sea creatures as we pull a long seine net along the edge of Sandy Hook Bay. Closed-toe shoes are required. Meet on the beach near the parking lot. Parents or guardians are required to stay with and supervise their children. No swimming during the event. This program is designed for individuals and families. Weather permitting. FREE!
Tuesday, July 6, 2021
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Stop by Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area, Manasquan, and join a Park System Naturalist for this free seining program. Discover a variety of fish, crabs and other sea creatures that may be found along the cove. Closed-toe shoes are required. Parents or guardians are required to stay with and supervise their children. No swimming during the event. Weather permitting. FREE!
Tuesday, July 6th, 2021
7:30 p.m.- 10 p.m.
732-431-7460
Location: WebEx Web Conference Meeting
Wednesday, July 7th, 2021
9:30 a.m.
732-431-7460
Location: Monmouth County Planning Board Conference Room,2nd Floor, Hall of Records Annex Building, One East Main Street, Freehold, New Jersey 07728
Wednesday, July 7th, 2021
11 a.m.
732-431-7460
Monmouth County Planning Board Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Hall of Records Annex Building, One East Main Street, Freehold, New Jersey 07728
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth for this hands-on nature program. Discover a variety of fish, crabs, and other sea creatures as we pull a long seine net along the edge of Sandy Hook Bay. Closed-toe shoes are required. Meet on the beach near the parking lot. Parents or guardians are required to stay with and supervise their children. No swimming during the event. This program is designed for individuals and families. Weather permitting. FREE!
Wednesday, July 7, 2021
2 p.m., 3 p.m. & 4 p.m.
732-751-9453
These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is $6 per adult and $4 per child, age 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center. Life-jackets required. Tickets can be purchased on day of tour only.
Thursday, July 8, 2021
11 a.m.
Meet at the Red Hill Activity Center parking lot in Tatum Park, Middletown, and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where a Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there, join in a mini-nature lesson, activity, or walk for 30-60 minutes of nature-based fun. FREE!
Friday, July 9, 2021
11 a.m.-12 p.m.
Join us at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth for this hands-on nature program. Discover a variety of fish, crabs, and other sea creatures as we pull a long seine net along the edge of Sandy Hook Bay. Closed-toe shoes are required. Meet on the beach near the parking lot. Parents or guardians are required to stay with and supervise their children. No swimming during the event. This program is designed for individuals and families. Weather permitting. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, July 10 & 11, 2021
10 a.m.-3 p.m.
732-842-4000
Canoes will be available for rent on Marlu Lake in Thompson Park, Lincroft. All equipment provided; limited number of canoes available. Open to ages 3 and up, under 18 with adult. All rentals must be returned by 3 p.m. Fee is $15 per boat for 1-3 people for two hours. Cash or check only.
Saturday, July 10, 2021
10 a.m.-4 p.m.
Tour the newly restored Historic Battery Lewis in the Rocky Point section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, and learn about the history of this important former coastal defense site. FREE!
Saturday, July 10, 2021
2-3 p.m.
609-259-6275
Using recipes from the 19th century, we invite everyone to help us crank ice cream in the shade of the all important ice house, and then consume the results of our labor. Held at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, July 10 & 11, 2021
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
See the 19th century gristmill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, July 10 & 11, 2021
12-2 p.m.
732-946-3758
This weekend the farm staff will harvest and thresh this year’s wheat crop. Learn how this important crop was cultivated and processed in the days before modern combines. On Saturday, the wheat will be cut, gathered and bundled into sheathes using a horsedrawn grain binder. On Sunday, the staff will use a 19th century, belt-driven Champion thresher to separate the wheat grain from the straw and the chaff. Held at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, July 10 & 11, 2021
2 p.m., 3 p.m., 4 p.m. & 5 p.m.
732-751-9453
These 45-minute tours of the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, are narrated by Park System Naturalists and include opportunities to view local wildlife. The cost is $6 per adult and $4 per child, age 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center. Life-jackets required. Tickets can be purchased on day of tour only.
Sunday, July 11, 2021
1-3 p.m.
Tour the newly restored Historic Battery Lewis in the Rocky Point section of Hartshorne Woods Park, Highlands, and learn about the history of this important former coastal defense site. FREE!
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