Calendar of Events

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Monarch Madness

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Monarch Madness

Sep 19, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am

Visit with the King and Queen... of Butterflies! Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist. ...

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Monarch Madness

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Monarch Madness

Sep 20, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Visit with the King and Queen... of Butterflies! Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist. ...

Creepy Spider Night Hunt

Creepy Spider Night Hunt

Sep 22, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Crab spiders, jumping spiders, wolf spiders, orb and funnel weavers and more! Join our annual night hunt with nocturnal naturalist Jeff Hoagland.  We...

Eco-Printing and Dyeing: Plant Material

Eco-Printing and Dyeing: Plant Material

Sep 23, 2017 10:00am - 3:00pm

Nature inspires people in many ways. Learn how to imbed the natural pigments found only in nature into fabric. This new Arts Council of Princeton workshop...

Family Botany

Family Botany

Sep 23, 2017 10:00am - 11:30pm

Meander through field and forest to discover our fascinating plant neighbors. Learn basic identification skills and browse through our favorite field guides....

Boy Scouts Soil & Water Conservation Merit Badge Workshop

Boy Scouts Soil & Water Conservation Merit Badge Workshop

Sep 23, 2017 1:30pm - 4:30pm

This workshop, for Boy Scouts ages 11 - 17, will cover a wide range of topics helping the boys acquire the Soil & Water Conservation  Merit Badge.  Out...

Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Incredible Insects

Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Incredible Insects

Sep 25, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am

We will explore some of the myths, mysteries and crucial importance of our insect neighbors. The program includes a hike and an insect search.Students...

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Sep 26, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am

Shorter days and colorful leaves mean autumn has arrived. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist. ...

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Sep 27, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Shorter days and colorful leaves mean autumn has arrived. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist. ...

Out There: Voices from the Wild

Out There: Voices from the Wild

Sep 27, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Facilitator Jeff Hoagland invites you to enjoy this unique and relaxed reading group in exploring the wide and varied terrain of nature writing, wildness...

First Sunday Environmental Film Series

First Sunday Environmental Film Series

Oct 1, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm

How to Let Go of the World and Love All The Things Climate Can't Change What we giveth, climate change taketh away. In this personal journey, director...

 Girl Scout Twilight Geocache

Girl Scout Twilight Geocache

Oct 6, 2017 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Enjoy the fun of geocaching under the stars! Girl Scouts will learn the basics of using a GPS unit. Use your GPS and flashlight  to navigate through the...

Watershed to Watershed Bike Tour

Watershed to Watershed Bike Tour

Oct 7, 2017 9:00am - 12:00pm

Explore the Lawrence-Hopewell Trail (LHT) by bike as part of the River Days celebration sponosored by the William Penn Foundation. Learn all about your...

Tiny Tots Walks with Ms. Allison

Tiny Tots Walks with Ms. Allison

Oct 16, 2017 10:30am - 11:30am

You are never too young to start exploring outdoors!  You and your toddler (ages 18 months through 3 years) will experience nature as we share walks on...

Out There: Voices from the Wild

Out There: Voices from the Wild

Oct 18, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Facilitator Jeff Hoagland invites you to enjoy this unique and relaxed reading group in exploring the wide and varied terrain of nature writing, wildness...

Habitat Photo Challenge

Habitat Photo Challenge

Oct 21, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am

Sharpen your observation skills and discover hidden hideaways on this exciting photo challenge and game. Use your own camera/phone and try our vintage...

 Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Amazing Adaptations

Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Amazing Adaptations

Oct 23, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am

Animals and plants do amazing things to adapt to their habitats.  Through games, a hike, and a visit with live animals we were explore some of these amazing...

Pumpkin Carving

Pumpkin Carving

Oct 27, 2017 6:30pm - 8:30pm

Can you carve a pumpkin? We need volunteers to carve scores of Jack O’  Lanterns in preparation for our Origins of Halloween Night Hike. Bring your...

The Origins of Halloween Night Hike

The Origins of Halloween Night Hike

Oct 28, 2017 6:00pm - 8:15pm

Join us on a journey through the woods on a crisp autumn night. You will follow your guide on a trail of glowing Jack O' Lanterns; along the way you stop...

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Skeletons

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Skeletons

Oct 31, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am

Check out animal inner beauty. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class includes...

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Skeletons

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Skeletons

Nov 1, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Check out animal inner beauty. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class includes...

Your Wildlife Neighbors

Your Wildlife Neighbors

Nov 4, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am

Is your yard a habitat for native wildlife? Explore techniques to invite desirable critters to your yard, as well as ideas for keeping others out of your...

First Sunday Environmental Film Series

First Sunday Environmental Film Series

Nov 5, 2017 1:00pm - 3:00pm

Riverblue The impact of fast fashion is not just about being insta-trendy. It’s also causing insta-pollution, insta-impact, insta-destruction on our...

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Snakes Alive

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Snakes Alive

Nov 7, 2017 10:00am - 11:30am

No fear with the snakes here! Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class includes...

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Snakes Alive

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Snakes Alive

Nov 8, 2017 1:00pm - 2:30pm

No fear with the snakes here! Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class includes...

Fall STEAM Ahead!  Mini Camp

Fall STEAM Ahead! Mini Camp

Nov 9, 2017 9:30am - 4:00pm

It's NJEA Convention time, that means public schools in New Jersey are closed…so spend the day exploring science, technology, engineering, art and math...

Fall STEAM Ahead!  Mini Camp

Fall STEAM Ahead! Mini Camp

Nov 10, 2017 9:30am - 4:00pm

It's NJEA Convention time, that means public schools in New Jersey are closed…so spend the day exploring science, technology, engineering, art and math...

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: OH Deer!

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: OH Deer!

Nov 14, 2017 - Oct 14, 2017 10:00am

Wild and graceful, deer abound. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class includes...

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: OH Deer!

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: OH Deer!

Nov 15, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017 1:00pm

Wild and graceful, deer abound. Children 3-5 years old learn about nature while exploring the out-of-doors with a Teacher-Naturalist.  Each class includes...

Out There: Voices from the Wild

Out There: Voices from the Wild

Nov 15, 2017 7:30pm - 9:00pm

Facilitator Jeff Hoagland invites you to enjoy this unique and relaxed reading group in exploring the wide and varied terrain of nature writing, wildness...


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Mercer County Insect Festival Mercer County Insect Festival

Saturday, Sep 9, 2017
10:00am - 1:00pmLook for us at this annual event sponsored by Master...read more

Mercer County Insect Festival

Look for us at this...
Saturday, Sep 9, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 1:00pm

Monarch Morning for Daisy and Brownie Girl ScoutsMonarch Morning for Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts

Saturday, Sep 9, 2017
10:00am - 12:00pmJoin us to learn about the incredible migration of...read more

Monarch Morning for Daisy and Brownie Girl Scouts

Join us to learn...
Saturday, Sep 9, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Rain Barrel WorkshopRain Barrel Workshop

Saturday, Sep 9, 2017
10:00am - 12:00pmJoin the Franklin Township Environmental Commission...read more

Rain Barrel Workshop

Join the Franklin...
Saturday, Sep 9, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 12:00pm

Junior Girl Scout GeocacheJunior Girl Scout Geocache

Saturday, Sep 9, 2017
1:30pm - 3:30pmDiscover the fun of geocaching! Girl Scouts will learn...read more

Junior Girl Scout Geocache

Discover the fun...
Saturday, Sep 9, 2017
Time: 1:30pm - 3:30pm

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Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: SpidersTuesday Preschool Nature Class: Spiders

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amThe itsy-bitsy spider did what? Children 3-5 years...read more

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Spiders

The itsy-bitsy spider...
Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

Language of Nature: Ecology of New Jersey’s Rivers, Streams, Lakes & PondsLanguage of Nature: Ecology of New Jersey’s Rivers, Streams, Lakes & Ponds

Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
7:00pm - 8:30pmDeepen your understanding of, and appreciation for,...read more

Language of Nature: Ecology of New Jersey’s Rivers, Streams, Lakes & Ponds

Deepen your understanding...
Tuesday, Sep 12, 2017
Time: 7:00pm - 8:30pm

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Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: SpidersWednesday Preschool Nature Class: Spiders

Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pmThe itsy-bitsy spider did what? Children 3-5 years...read more

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Spiders

The itsy-bitsy spider...
Wednesday, Sep 13, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

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Nature Play Film ScreeningNature Play Film Screening

Thursday, Sep 14, 2017
7:00pm - 9:00pmThe Stony Brook Garden Club presents a free screening...read more

Nature Play Film Screening

The Stony Brook...
Thursday, Sep 14, 2017
Time: 7:00pm - 9:00pm

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Tiny Tots Walks with Ms. AllisonTiny Tots Walks with Ms. Allison

Monday, Sep 18, 2017
10:30am - 11:30amYou are never too young to start exploring outdoors! ...read more

Tiny Tots Walks with Ms. Allison

You are never too...
Monday, Sep 18, 2017
Time: 10:30am - 11:30am

Language of Nature: Trees of New Jersey & their LivesLanguage of Nature: Trees of New Jersey & their Lives

Monday, Sep 18, 2017
7:30pm - 9:00pmDeepen your understanding of, and appreciation for,...read more

Language of Nature: Trees of New Jersey & their Lives

Deepen your understanding...
Monday, Sep 18, 2017
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Monarch MadnessTuesday Preschool Nature Class: Monarch Madness

Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amVisit with the King and Queen... of Butterflies! Children...read more

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Monarch Madness

Visit with the King...
Tuesday, Sep 19, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Monarch MadnessWednesday Preschool Nature Class: Monarch Madness

Wednesday, Sep 20, 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pmVisit with the King and Queen... of Butterflies! Children...read more

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Monarch Madness

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Creepy Spider Night HuntCreepy Spider Night Hunt

Friday, Sep 22, 2017
7:30pm - 9:00pmCrab spiders, jumping spiders, wolf spiders, orb and...read more

Creepy Spider Night Hunt

Crab spiders, jumping...
Friday, Sep 22, 2017
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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Eco-Printing and Dyeing: Plant Material Eco-Printing and Dyeing: Plant Material

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017
10:00am - 3:00pmNature inspires people in many ways. Learn how to imbed...read more

Eco-Printing and Dyeing: Plant Material

Nature inspires...
Saturday, Sep 23, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 3:00pm

Family Botany Family Botany

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017
10:00am - 11:30pmMeander through field and forest to discover our fascinating...read more

Family Botany

Meander through...
Saturday, Sep 23, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30pm

Boy Scouts Soil & Water Conservation Merit Badge WorkshopBoy Scouts Soil & Water Conservation Merit Badge Workshop

Saturday, Sep 23, 2017
1:30pm - 4:30pmThis workshop, for Boy Scouts ages 11 - 17, will cover...read more

Boy Scouts Soil & Water Conservation Merit Badge Workshop

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Saturday, Sep 23, 2017
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Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Incredible Insects Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Incredible Insects

Monday, Sep 25, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amWe will explore some of the myths, mysteries and crucial...read more

Fourth Monday Home-School Class: Incredible Insects

We will explore...
Monday, Sep 25, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Goodbye Summer, Hello FallTuesday Preschool Nature Class: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
10:00am - 11:30amShorter days and colorful leaves mean autumn has arrived....read more

Tuesday Preschool Nature Class: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Shorter days and...
Tuesday, Sep 26, 2017
Time: 10:00am - 11:30am

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Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Goodbye Summer, Hello FallWednesday Preschool Nature Class: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017
1:00pm - 2:30pmShorter days and colorful leaves mean autumn has arrived....read more

Wednesday Preschool Nature Class: Goodbye Summer, Hello Fall

Shorter days and...
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017
Time: 1:00pm - 2:30pm

Out There: Voices from the WildOut There: Voices from the Wild

Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017
7:30pm - 9:00pmFacilitator Jeff Hoagland invites you to enjoy this...read more

Out There: Voices from the Wild

Facilitator Jeff...
Wednesday, Sep 27, 2017
Time: 7:30pm - 9:00pm

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