Saturday & Sunday, August 29 & 30, 2015
2 p.m.
Meet some of the box turtles who live at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, August 29 & 30, 2015
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, 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
9:30-11 a.m.
732-751-9453
Open to ages 14 and up, under 18 with adult. Novice paddlers welcome. Just show up, we’ll provide all the equipment! Single and tandem kayaks are available on a first come basis. All tours depart on time. Meet at the Environmental Center. Program is limited to 12 participants. Wear clothing that can get wet. Weight limits for kayaks are 250 lbs. for single and 400 lbs. for a double. Inclement weather will cancel the tour. The cost is $20 per person, cash or check only.
Sunday, August 30, 2015
1-4 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#
Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, in Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth. See displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!
Sunday, August 30, 2015
2 p.m.
732-872-2670
Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk in Perrineville Lake Park, Millstone, and learn about seasonal points of interest. Meet in the parking lot at 23 Agress Road. FREE!
Sunday, August 30, 2015

848-456-4278
Stay cool and active this summer in the pool at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. Today's schedule is as follows: 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Open Swim. The cost is $5 per person, $15 per family of four. Costs are per session. Monthly swim passes available for purchase at the Rec Center and are $30 per person or $60 per family of four.
Monday, August 31, 2015
9:00AM - 12:00PM
732-294-5458

Location: Social Services Building, 3000 Kozloski Rd. Freehold, NJ 07728
Childhood immunizations are provided free to children from birth to 18 years old who have no insurance or are uninsured. With parental permission, the child/children will be entered into a statewide immunization registry, which encourages timely and age appropriate immunizations. Lead screening is also available at this clinic.
Monday, August 31, 2015
1:30PM - 3:30PM
732-294-5458

Location: Social Services Building, 3000 Kozloski Rd. Freehold, NJ 07728
Childhood immunizations are provided free to children from birth to 18 years old who have no insurance or are uninsured. With parental permission, the child/children will be entered into a statewide immunization registry, which encourages timely and age appropriate immunizations. Lead screening is also available at this clinic.
Monday, August 31, 2015
2 p.m.
Start in Forest Edge parking lot in Holmdel Park, Holmdel, and follow the Enviro-Quest signs to where the Park System Naturalist is waiting. Once there, join in nature-related activities, crafts or games for 30–60 minutes of nature fun. FREE!
August 31, 2015
2 p.m.
Freeholders' Meeting Room
2nd Floor, Hall of Records
Main Street, Freehold, NJ
Monday, August 31, 2015
9 a.m.-6:30 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and have fun in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! We’ll have play equipment available as well as the table games in our lobby. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
9:00 AM - 3:00 PM
732-431-7456
3435 US Highway 9, Freehold Twp, NJ 07728

Pricing may vary according to the type of immunization. Please call our office for additional information.
Tuesday, September 1, 2015
11 a.m.
Stop by the Activity Center at Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area, Manasquan, and join a Park System Naturalist to discover exciting things about nature and our coastal habitats. Each week take part in a different activity such as meeting creatures living in the water that we find in our seine net or creating crafts from natural materials found along the shore. Programs run for about 30-60 minutes. For details on the activity for the week, please call 732-751-9453.FREE!
Youth Services Commission
September 1, 2015
4:00 p.m.
Human Services Building
Kozloski Road, Freehold
September 1, 2015
7:30pm
732-431-7460
Location: Monmouth County Agriculture Building, 4000 Kozloski Road,Freehold, New Jersey 07728.
Thursday, September 3, 2015
9:30AM - 3:00PM
(732) 431-7456
Free To Women Who Qualify

NEPTUNE LOCATION: Regional Office Facility 227 Hamilton Avenue, Neptune, NJ 07753

Please call for appointment and fee information. Appointments begin at 9:30AM.

Monmouth County Areawide Water Quality Management
September 3, 2015
11:00 a.m.
Planning Board Conference Room
Hall of Records Annex
Main Street, Freehold
Friday, September 4, 2015
5:30 p.m. & 6:30 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, 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center.
Saturday, September 5, 2015
11-11:45 a.m.
732-671-6050
Join us for story time at Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown. If the weather is nice, look for the clue at the Horticultural Center's entrance that leads to the secret spot. If it’s rainy or cold, we’ll be inside. Recommended for ages 3-7. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 5 & 6, 2015
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
See the 19th century mill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday- Monday, September 5-7, 2015
1-4 p.m.
Enjoy variety of historical games both indoors and out at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday-Monday, September 5-7, 2015
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, 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center.
Saturday & Sunday, September 5 & 6, 2015
11 a.m. & 1 p.m.
Come to the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell, and join a Park System Naturalist for a walk through the garden and nature loop and identify late blooming plants. FREE!
Sunday, September 6, 2015
1-4 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#
Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, in Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth. See displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!
September 8, 2015
7:00pm
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.
Thursday, September 10, 2015

Explore the trail at Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold, with a Park System Naturalist. Afterwards, our Naturalist will set up a table to field any and all questions. Feel free to bring your finds and photographs from other adventures and our Naturalist will try to discover what they are. Walk is from 9-10:30 a.m.; table from 10:30-11 a.m. FREE!
Mobile County Connection – Wall Township
September 10, 2015
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
732-431-7324
Speak with the County constitutional officers about passports, wills, voter information, ID cards and the proper installation of child safety seats. County Clerk Christine Hanlon, Surrogate Rosemarie Peters and Sheriff Shaun Golden will be available to answer questions.

Wall Township Library
2700 Atlantic Avenue, Wall
Friday, September 11, 2015
9 a.m.
732-872-2670
Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk in Turkey Swamp Park, Freehold, and learn about seasonal points of interest. Meet in the main parking lot. FREE!
Friday, September 11, 2015
8 a.m.
Join us for this remembrance ceremony at Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook in Atlantic Highlands.
Saturday, September 12, 2015
9 a.m.-1 p.m.
888-724-7123
Get healthy with the Monmouth Medical Center Community Health Education team during this event at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. Free screenings include blood pressure, body composition, body mass index, balance and more. There will be numerous information booths and a SafeKids Booth. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 12 & 13, 2015
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
See the 19th century mill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday, September 12, 2015
1-3 p.m.
View a traditional hand quilting demonstration at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 12 & 13, 2015
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, 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center.
Health Fair at Belmar Beach Bash
September 13, 2015
8 a.m.
732-431-7456
7th Ave. Beach
Belmar, NJ 07715

Autistic individuals who sign up for the surfing camp must do so on May 21 at 8 p.m. at www.surfershealing.org. The camp fills up fast; get registered as early as possible.
No further registration is required for the day. Families are encouraged to come out and enjoy the day.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
10:30 a.m.-12 p.m.
732-751-9453
Novice paddlers welcome! Single and tandem kayaks are available on a first come basis. All tours depart on time. Program is limited to 12 participants. Wear clothing that can get wet. You must be age 14 to participate, under 18 must be accompanied with an adult. Weight limits for kayaks are 250 lbs. for single and 400 lbs. for a double. Inclement weather will cancel the tour. Meet at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell. The cost is $20 per person, cash or check only.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
12-4 p.m.
The Monmouth County Park System and the Deep Cut Bonsai Society present Bonsai Day at Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown. Experience this intricate and ancient art through demonstrations and displays, with experts on hand to answer your questions. Admission and parking are free.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
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 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.
Sunday, September 13, 2015
1-4 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#
Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, in Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth. See displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!
Sunday, September 13, 2015
1-3 p.m.
Come see what the Blacksmith is making in his workshop at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Sunday, September 13, 2015
1-3 p.m.
732-946-3758
Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and enjoy music from the 1890s. FREE!
September 14, 2015
2:00pm
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
Monday, September 14, 2015
3 - 6 p.m.
732-431-7456

For: Ages 3 and up

Provided by: the New Jersey Commission for The Blind and the County Health Department

Clinics are intended to test eye health, visual acuity, and glaucoma


Location: Monmouth County Health Department

3435 Highway 9 North, Freehold, NJ

For appointments, please call 732-431-7456

Board of Agriculture Meeting
Tuesday, September 15, 2015
7:30 PM
732-431-7260
Ag Building, Freehold
Mobile County Connection – Manalapan
September 16, 2015
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
732-431-7324
Speak with the County constitutional officers about passports, wills, voter information, ID cards and the proper installation of child safety seats. County Clerk Christine Hanlon, Surrogate Rosemarie Peters and Sheriff Shaun Golden will be available to answer questions.

Covered Bridge
1 Amberly Drive, Manalapan
Thursday, September 17, 2015
12 p.m.
Join a Park System Naturalist at Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown, and head outside to identify butterflies. Walk may be a mile or more. Open to ages 12 and up, under 18 with adult. FREE!
Saturday, September 19, 2015
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown, will host the Jersey Shore Rose Society’s 44th Annual Rose Show. Entries will be on exhibit from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Admission and parking are free.
Saturday & Sunday, September 19 & 20, 2015
9 a.m.
Take a guided walk with a Park System Naturalist and see the Reservoir transition to autumn. Meet at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell. FREE!
Saturday, Sept.19, 2015
10:00 AM
732-577-4059
The 4th Annual Open Space Pace Parade & Festival of Horses - Freehold Raceway
Saturday, September 19, 2015
11 a.m.-5 p.m.
During this celebration of all things water at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth, enjoy stand-up paddling, kayaking, fishing, crabbing, kite flying, sand art, seining, and shelling. The event will also have music, food and representatives from local organizations. Admission is free, but some activities will have a fee.
Saturday & Sunday, September 19 & 20, 2015
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
See the 19th century mill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 19 & 20, 2015
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, 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
2:30-4 p.m.
732-751-9453
Novice paddlers welcome! Single and tandem kayaks are available on a first come basis. All tours depart on time. Program is limited to 12 participants. Wear clothing that can get wet. You must be age 14 to participate, under 18 must be accompanied with an adult. Weight limits for kayaks are 250 lbs. for single and 400 lbs. for a double. Inclement weather will cancel the tour. Meet at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell. The cost is $20 per person, cash or check only.
Saturday, September 19, 2015
3-5 p.m.
Stop by the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center, Lincroft, and make an adorable little owl decoration. Open to ages 4 and up, under 18 with adult. FREE!
Sunday, September 20, 2015
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Head over to Thompson Park, Lincroft, and try our 25’ portable climbing wall. This is a great opportunity to experience the sport of rock climbing close to home. Climbers must be 42” or taller and age 8 or older (under 18 with adult). FREE!
Sunday, September 20, 2015
12:30 p.m.
Sweet or savoury, traditional or innovative; bake your favorite cornbread for our contest. All ages and experience levels are welcome. Prepare and bring a 9x13(or equivalent) pan of your cornbread along with a typed copy of the recipe to Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold, between 12:30-1 p.m. The judges rate appearance, texture and flavor, and visitors also sample and vote for their favorites. Ribbons will be awarded at 3 p.m. Our corny joke contest is from 2-3 p.m. FREE!
Sunday, September 20, 2015
1-4 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#
Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, in Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth. See displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!
September 21, 2015
2:00 pm
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.
Monday, September 21, 2015
4 p.m.
732-872-2670
Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk in Weltz Park, Oakhurst, and learn about seasonal points of interest. Meet in the parking lot. FREE!
Wednesday, September 23, 2015

Explore the trail at Perrineville Lake Park, Millstone, with a Park System Naturalist. Afterwards, our Naturalist will set up a table to field any and all questions. Feel free to bring your finds and photographs from other adventures and our Naturalist will try to discover what they are. Walk is from 1-2:30 p.m.; table from 2:30-3 p.m. FREE!
Thursday, September 24, 2015
9:30AM - 3:00PM
(732) 431-7456
Free To Women Who Qualify

NEPTUNE LOCATION: Regional Office Facility 227 Hamilton Avenue, Neptune, NJ 07753

Please call for appointment and fee information. Appointments begin at 9:30AM.

Thursday, September 24 from 7-8 p.m.
7-8 p.m.
Come to the Bayshore Waterfront Park Activity Center, Port Monmouth, for this talk by a Park System Naturalist. Find out where these fish swim, what they eat, and their fascinating life histories. We will also discover some other weird and wonderful coastal fish that call Monmouth County home. FREE!
Friday, September 25, 2015
7-9:30 p.m.
Come on out and see what Square Dancing is all about! Held at the Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft. FREE!
Saturday, September 26, 2015
8:30 a.m.-1 p.m.
Bring perennials to Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown, in one-quart, one-gallon or two-gallon containers and take home the same size and number of plants. Please label all plants. Houseplants may also be exchanged, but no annuals please. Schedule: To allow for plant inspection as per N.J. Department of Agriculture regulations, plant intake will be from 8:30-10 a.m. Plants may be selected and taken from 10 a.m.-1 p.m. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 26 & 27, 2015
11 a.m.-3 p.m.
Meet a native turtle at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 26 & 27, 2015
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
See the 19th century mill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 26 & 27, 2015
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, 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
11 a.m.-5 p.m.
This old-fashioned fair is reminiscent of the 1890s. Visitors can enjoy wagon rides, games and live entertainment. There is also ongoing crafts demonstrations and a Home & Garden competition. Admission and parking are free
Sunday, September 27, 2015
11 a.m.
Join a Park System Naturalist at Seven Presidents Oceanfront Park, Long Branch, and head outside to identify butterflies. Walk may be a mile or more. Open to ages 12 and up, under 18 with adult. FREE!
Sunday, September 27, 2015
1-4 p.m.
732-787-3033, ext. 2#
Visit this house, which dates back to the early 1700s, in Bayshore Waterfront Park, Port Monmouth. See displays on the ecology of the bay and local history. FREE!
Sunday, September 27, 2015
2:30-4 p.m.
732-751-9453
Novice paddlers welcome! Single and tandem kayaks are available on a first come basis. All tours depart on time. Program is limited to 12 participants. Wear clothing that can get wet. You must be age 14 to participate, under 18 must be accompanied with an adult. Weight limits for kayaks are 250 lbs. for single and 400 lbs. for a double. Inclement weather will cancel the tour. Meet at the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell. The cost is $20 per person, cash or check only.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
10 a.m.-1 p.m.
Join us for this open shoot at the Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft. All equipment is provided. No outside equipment permitted. There is limited instruction during this program open to ages 8 and up (under 18 with adult). Cost is $10 per person; cash or check only.
Sunday, September 27, 2015
8:30 p.m.
Join a Park System Naturalist at Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area, Manasquan, for a total lunar eclipse, the fourth and last in a tetrad, a series of four consecutive eclipses in 2014-2015. Check out the early stages of the penumbral eclipse starting at 8:30 p.m., the partial eclipse starting at 9 p.m., or just come to watch the spectacular appearance of the full eclipse starting at 10:11 p.m. and climaxing at 10:45 p.m.! Experts predict this total lunar eclipse will be 100% visible on the East Coast, weather permitting. Make sure to bring a chair or blanket to sit on, and something warm to wear. Open to ages 7 and up, under 18 with adult. FREE
September 28, 2015
2:00pm
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
Basic Pesticide Training CORE
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015
9:00am to 1:00pm
973-994-2321
Ag Building, Freehold Contact Len Doughlen njpcassoc@aol.com
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