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Event Calendar

Registration is required for all Watershed Association programs, unless stated otherwise. Space is limited. All programs meet at the Watershed Reserve, unless stated otherwise. Please call (609) 737-7592 to register.

Payment is accepted by cash, check, VISA, MasterCard or Discover and can be dropped off at the Main Office or mailed to:

Education Programs
31 Titus Mill Road
Pennington, NJ 08534

Refund Policy: A full refund will be made if notice of cancellation is received at least 48 hours before a program. Call (609) 737-7592 to cancel. No refunds or credits will be given after that time. Watershed Association membership is not refundable.

  • October 22

    Take a Walk on the Wild Side

    Wednesday, 8:30-9:30AM, Adults only, FREE for members/$5 non-members

    Start your autumn day off right with a walk on the Watershed Reserve trails with Teacher-Naturalist Allison Jackson. Allison’s well-trained eye and experience will help you better observe seasonal changes and enjoy all the benefits of being outdoors. Walks will happen rain or shine so dress appropriately for seasonal temperatures and possible muddy conditions. Walks will continue bi-weekly throughout the season – join one or all! Binoculars and nature journal are encouraged.

  • October 25

    Explore Princeton Institute Woods with Dr. Henry Horn – This hike is FULL.

  • October 25

    Nature of the Night Halloween Hike

    Saturday, 6:00-9:00PM, Families (children 5-10yo), $10 per person OR $25 per family

    It’s BACK – our annual family-friendly and non-scary night hike on the Watershed Reserve! Join the Education Staff to explore the ecology of night and magic of Halloween. Includes campfire in the woods, roasted marshmallows and story-telling. Guided hikes begin every 20 minutes; last hike begins at 8:00PM. Registration and pre-payment are required. This event is filling FAST, call now to reserve your spots!

  • November 1

    Under Rocks and Logs

    Saturday, 1:00-2:30PM, Families (children 5yo+), $5 per person

    Get out the day after Halloween and search for REAL creepy crawlies! On this family hike explore life under logs and rocks from the tiny to the furry. We might meet familiar sow bugs and millipedes as well as click beetles and meadow voles preparing for winter. Co-sponsored by Washington Crossing Audubon Society.

  • November 5

    Take a Walk on the Wild Side

    Wednesday, 8:30-9:30AM, Adults only, FREE for members/$5 non-members

    Start your autumn day off right with a walk on the Watershed Reserve trails with Teacher-Naturalist Allison Jackson. Allison’s well-trained eye and experience will help you better observe seasonal changes and enjoy all the benefits of being outdoors. Walks will happen rain or shine so dress appropriately for seasonal temperatures and possible muddy conditions. Walks will continue bi-weekly throughout the season – join one or all! Binoculars and nature journal are encouraged.

  • November 15

    Harvest for the Holidays – Botanical Arrangements

    Saturday, 9:30AM – 1:00PM, 14yo – Adult, Fee: $50M/$60NM

    Create festive holiday decorations that will never wilt with Arts Council of Princeton instructor Janet Keller Laughlin. Begin with a Naturalist-led hike to collect specimen items such as vines, seed pods and other dried plant materials. Then head indoors to construct and embellish botanical assemblages, wreaths and orbs. $10 fee to cover the cost of supplemental dried plant material, hot glue guns, wire, grapevine wreaths and orbs is payable to instructor on day of workshop. Bring your own clippers, gloves and imagination. Register through ACP at 609-924-8777 or www.artscouncilofprinceton.org.

  • November 19

    Take a Walk on the Wild Side

    Wednesday, 8:30-9:30AM, Adults only, FREE for members/$5 non-members

    Start your autumn day off right with a walk on the Watershed Reserve trails with Teacher-Naturalist Allison Jackson. Allison’s well-trained eye and experience will help you better observe seasonal changes and enjoy all the benefits of being outdoors. Walks will happen rain or shine so dress appropriately for seasonal temperatures and possible muddy conditions. Walks will continue bi-weekly throughout the season – join one or all! Binoculars and nature journal are encouraged.

  • December 3

    Take a Walk on the Wild Side

    Wednesday, 8:30-9:30AM, Adults only, FREE for members/$5 non-members

    Start your autumn day off right with a walk on the Watershed Reserve trails with Teacher-Naturalist Allison Jackson. Allison’s well-trained eye and experience will help you better observe seasonal changes and enjoy all the benefits of being outdoors. Walks will happen rain or shine so dress appropriately for seasonal temperatures and possible muddy conditions. Walks will continue bi-weekly throughout the season – join one or all! Binoculars and nature journal are encouraged.

  • December 6

    Winter Bird Walk on the Reserve

    Saturday, 9:00-11:00AM, 15yo – Adult, $5 per person

    Join Education Director Jeff Hoagland on a morning hike of the Watershed Reserve trails in search of wintering birds. Bring binoculars and dress for possibly muddy or snowy trail conditions. Co-sponsored by Washington Crossing Audubon Society.

  • December 17

    Take a Walk on the Wild Side

    Wednesday, 8:30-9:30AM, Adults only, FREE for members/$5 non-members

    Start your autumn day off right with a walk on the Watershed Reserve trails with Teacher-Naturalist Allison Jackson. Allison’s well-trained eye and experience will help you better observe seasonal changes and enjoy all the benefits of being outdoors. Walks will happen rain or shine so dress appropriately for seasonal temperatures and possible muddy conditions. Walks will continue bi-weekly throughout the season – join one or all! Binoculars and nature journal are encouraged.

  • December 20

    Candle Making

    Saturday, 1:00-3:00PM, 8yo – Adult, Fee: $10M/$15NM

    Join Teacher-Naturalists Allison Jackson and Tammy Love to celebrate the Winter Solstice and the return of light by making candles! This was a very popular workshop last year – don’t miss it. We will create hand-dipped candles, sand candles and molded candles. Learn how to shape candles and add embellishments, then go home with your unique handmade gifts.

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Events

Nature of the Night Halloween Hike

Saturday, October 25, 6:00-9:00PM, Families (children 5-10yo); $10pp OR $25/family

It's BACK...our annual family-friendly and non-scary night hike on the Watershed Reserve! Join the Education Staff to explore the ecology of night and magic of Halloween. Includes campfire in the woods and roasted marshmallows. Guided hikes run every 20 minutes, last hike begins at 8:00PM. No costumes please, pre-registration and pre-payment are required. This event is filling FAST, call now to reserve your spots!

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