Tuesday, August 30, 2016
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!
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
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, 12 and under. Please call to confirm schedule as tours are both weather and water level dependent. All tours leave from the Visitor Center.
Thursday, September 1, 2016
9 a.m.
Join a Park System Naturalist for this laid-back morning bird walk at Crosswicks Creek Park, Upper Freehold. We’ll meander for about an hour 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 to borrow if needed. Open to ages 8 and up. Meet at the Province Line Road trail access. FREE!
September 1, 2016
5 p.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
Friday, September 2, 2016

848-456-4278
Enjoy the pool at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The schedule is as follows: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Open Swim. The cost is $7 per person, $20 per family (up to four). Costs are per day. Cash or check only. All 2016 passes will be honored.
Friday, September 2, 2016
5 & 6 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 3, 2016

848-456-4278
Enjoy the pool at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The schedule is as follows: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Open Swim. The cost is $7 per person, $20 per family (up to four). Costs are per day. Cash or check only. All 2016 passes will be honored.
Saturday, September 3, 2016

848-456-4278
Enjoy the pool at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The schedule is as follows: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Open Swim. The cost is $7 per person, $20 per family (up to four). Costs are per day. Cash or check only. All 2016 passes will be honored.
Saturday & Sunday, September 3 & 4, 2016
3 p.m.
Come to the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell, and tour the Butterfly and Pollinator Garden and learn about native plants. FREE!
Saturday-Monday, September 3-5, 2016
1-4 p.m.
End the summer with a long weekend of family fun by playing some historical games at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 3 & 4, 2016
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
See the 19th century gristmill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday-Monday, September 3-5, 2016
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 4, 2016

848-456-4278
Enjoy the pool at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The schedule is as follows: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Open Swim. The cost is $7 per person, $20 per family (up to four). Costs are per day. Cash or check only. All 2016 passes will be honored.
Sunday, September 4, 2016
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 4, 2016
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!
Monday, September 5, 2016

848-456-4278
Enjoy the pool at the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls. The schedule is as follows: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. Open Swim. The cost is $7 per person, $20 per family (up to four). Costs are per day. Cash or check only. All 2016 passes will be honored.
September 6, 2016
7:30 p.m.
732-431-7460
Location: Monmouth County Agriculture Building, 4000 Kozloski Road,Freehold, New Jersey 07728.
Professional Advisory Committee (PAC)
September 7, 2016
9:30 a.m.
First Floor Conference Room
Human Services Building,
3000 Kozloski Road, Freehold
Saturday, September 10, 2016
9 a.m.
732-872-2670
Join our Roving Park System Naturalist for a walk in Huber Woods Park, Middletown. We'll discuss seasonal points of interest, search for signs of wildlife, and identify a bird or two. This is 1.5-2 hour program, but feel free to join in or drop out at any point. Dress for the weather as light rain and snow are not deterrents. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 10 & 11, 2016
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. Fee is $15 per boat for 1-3 people for two hours. Cash or check only.
Saturday, September 10, 2016
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 10 & 11, 2016
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
See the 19th century gristmill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 10 & 11, 2016
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 11, 2016
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 11, 2016
1-3 p.m.
Come see what the Blacksmith is making in his workshop at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Sunday, September 11, 2016
1-3 p.m.
732-946-3758
Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and enjoy music from the 1890s. FREE!
Sunday, September 11, 2016

Join us for this remembrance ceremony at Mount Mitchill Scenic Overlook in Atlantic Highlands.
Sunday, September 11, 2016
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.
September 12, 2016
2 p.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
Monday, September 12, 2016
3 - 6 p.m.
732-431-7456
CALL FOR APPOINTMENT
For: Ages 3 and up

Provided by: the New Jersey Commission for The Blind and the Monmouth County Health Department. Clinics are intended to test eye health, visual acuity, and glaucoma

Meridian Heath also provides free testing for BMI, Diabetes, Cholesterol, and bone density.

Location: Monmouth County Health Department

3435 Highway 9 North, Freehold, NJ

For appointments, please call 732-431-7456

September 13, 2016
7 p.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.
Board of Addiction Services
September 14, 2016
5:30 p.m.
First Floor Conference Room
Human Services Building
3000 Kozloski Road, Freehold
Thursday, September 15, 2016
9 a.m.
Join a Park System Naturalist for this laid-back morning bird walk at Sunnyside Equestrian Center, Lincroft. We’ll meander for about an hour 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 to borrow if needed. Open to ages 8 and up. Meet in the trail parking area. FREE!
Thursday, September 15, 2016
9:00am - 12:00pm
732-431-7456, ext. 8516

Location: Monmouth County Board of Social Services, 07728

Free to children from birth to 18, living within MCHD Member Towns. $20.00 for children living in non-MCHD Member Towns. For a town listing, please visit the MCHD website.

Appointments Required. Physicals available in the mornings only. For an appointment or further information, please call our office.
September 15, 2016
2 p.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.
Friday, September 16, 2016
10 a.m.
Hit the trails at Hartshorne Woods Park with a Park System Naturalist as your guide and bring along your questions. Meet in the Rocky Point parking lot in Highlands. FREE!
Saturday, September 17, 2016
10:30 a.m.
Join a Park System Naturalist at Holmdel Park, Holmdel, and take a walk to identify butterflies. Meet in the Ramanessin section parking lot. Walk may be a mile or more. Open to ages 8 and up, under 18 with adult. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 17 & 18, 2016
10:30 a.m.
Come to the Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell, for this nature walk. Collect leaves, make rubbings, and create a journal of your finds. FREE!
Saturday, September 17, 2016
11 a.m.-5 p.m.
Celebrate all thing water-related during this family-friendly festival at Bayshore Waterfront Park in Port Monmouth.
Saturday & Sunday, September 17 & 18, 2016
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
See the 19th century gristmill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday, September 17, 2016
12:30-3:30 p.m.
Head over to Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown, for the Jersey Shore Rose Society’s 45th Annual Rose Show. Entries submitted for judging will remain on exhibit for visitors from 12:30-3:30 p.m. Free garden tours will be offered and consulting rosarians will be available to answer your questions. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 17 & 18, 2016
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 18, 2016
2 p.m.
609-259-6275
Enter up to three family friendly jokes during this contest at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. Voting by laughter and applause at 2:30 p.m. FREE!
Sunday, September 18, 2016
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 18, 2016
12:30 p.m.
609-259-6275
Enter into this contest at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold, by bringing the equivalent of a 9” x 13” pan of cornbread and a typed copy of your recipe at 12:30 p.m. Visitors will be able to taste and vote on their favorites between 1-2:30 p.m. Ribbons will be awarded at 3 p.m. FREE!
Sunday, September 18, 2016
10 a.m.-2 p.m.
Join us for this open shoot at the Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft. All equipment is provided. No outside equipment permitted. This offering is designed for experienced archers. Open to ages 10 and up (under 18 with adult). Cost is $10 per person; cash or check only.
September 19, 2016
2 p.m.
732-431-7460
Public Hearing to Consider Adoption of the Monmouth County Master Plan Location: Monmouth County Planning Board Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Hall of Records Annex Building, One East Main Street, Freehold, New Jersey 07728.
Mental Health Board Meeting
September 19, 2016
4 p.m.
First Floor Conference Room
Human Services Building
3000 Kozloski Road, Freehold
Board of Agriculture Meeting
Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2016
7:30 PM
732-431-7260
Ag Building, Freehold
Friday, September 23, 2016
7-9:30 p.m.
Give square dancing a try during this fun, family-friendly barn dance! Held at the Thompson Park Activity Barn, Lincroft. FREE!
Saturday, September 24, 2016
8:30 a.m.-12 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.-12 p.m. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 24 & 25, 2016
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. Fee is $15 per boat for 1-3 people for two hours. Cash or check only.
Saturday, September 24, 2016
12:00PM-2:00PM
732-431-7456
Location: Firehouse Main Street, Asbury Park, NJ 07712
Saturday & Sunday, September 24 & 25, 2016
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
See the 19th century gristmill in action at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, September 24 & 25, 2016
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 25, 2016
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 25, 2016
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!
Monday-Friday, September 26-30, 2016
10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4312
Upcycle gently used kids’, adults’, and even pet costumes for a spooktacular new-to-you ensemble. Costumes must be dropped off in advance at one of the locations below. For each costume you bring, receive a token entitling you to a "new" costume the day of the swap. Costume drop-off is at the Huber Woods Environmental Center, Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Thompson Park Visitor Center, Dorbrook Recreation Area Visitor Center, and Fort Monmouth Recreation Center. The Swap is Sunday, October 2 from 12-2 p.m. at the Thompson Park Visitor Center, Lincroft. FREE!
September 26, 2016
2 p.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
September 26, 2016
7 p.m.
732-431-7460
Meeting to be held in the Monmouth County Planning Board Conference Room, Hall of Records Annex, 2nd Floor, One East Main Street, Freehold, NJ
Thursday, September 29, 2016
10:30 a.m.
Join a Park System Naturalist at the Manasquan Reservoir, Howell, and take a walk to identify butterflies. Meet in the Environmental Center parking lot. Walk may be a mile or more. Open to ages 8 and up, under 18 with adult. FREE!
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