Environmental Education Center Programs February 24 to March 2



Entertaining & Educational Activities for All Ages

February 24, 2013 through March 2, 2014


BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge has scheduled the following Naturalist-led programs to help children and adults enjoy the wonder of nature as winter begins to wind down in Somerset County. The Environmental Education Center provides many entertaining and educational programs for children and adults year around.





Chew on This!

            Tuesday, February 25 from 4:15 P.M. to 5:30 P.M.

Children ages 7 to 9 will join a Naturalist to chew, blow, and pop their

            way through the history of gum, including making some gum to

            take home and enjoy.

            Fee is $15 per person.

            Register online at www.somersetcountyparks.org or call 908-766-2489.                             Advance payment required.


Cool Critters

            Friday, February 28 from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.

Children age infant to 5with a parent will meet creatures including Pete

            the praying mantis, Rosie the red rump tarantula, a gorgeous gecko

named Smooth, hissing cockroaches from Madagascar, and a

special surprise guest.

Fee is $10 per person and $5 per additional child.

            Register online at www.somersetcountyparks.org or call 908-766-2489.                             Advance payment required.


Blue “BOBO (Buy One – Bring One) Fridays” bins now are located at the Environmental Education Center and Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge, as well as at the Somerset County Park Commission headquarters at North Branch

Park in Bridgewater.  The public is invited to drop off canned food or personal-care items for donation to Somerset County food banks.


Information on all Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org. Like us on Facebook and Twitter.


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