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Morning Walk at Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary Enjoy a quiet morning here at the Sanctuary walking the trails with an NJ Audubon staff or Associate Naturalist. These walks are informal and informative: birds, trees, tracks, wildflowers, reptiles, and amphibians are a few of nature’s wonders waiting for us to discover. The walks are cancelled if there is snow, rain, or weather warnings. Registration required by 4:00 PM the day before the walk. You must pre-register, walk-ins will not be allowed to participate. One person per ticket. COST: Free for members, $5 nonmembers. IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please bring binoculars if you have them.
U-Pick Strawberry Weekends Picking depends on weather and crop availability, so please check our phone message for any updates before you visit. We currently do not take credit cards, an ATM will be on premises. Field fee is $5.00 per person plus cost of berries. Field fee for children under 2, free. No outside food or drink, No smoking on the premises, No pets allowed. A wagon ride is required to get back to the strawberry field -Please check in at the little farm shed to the right of the parking area for wagon instructions. Pre picked strawberries will be available at our outdoor market. Activity area and Jumbo Jumper will be open for the kiddos, you can purchase tickets at the little farm shed where you received your wagon ride tickets. Hours are Weekends 9AM to 4PM last car in at 3:00 For your safety Please always watch your footing on the property, there are rocks, sticks, holes, and uneven ground. We have everything you need for picking, no need to bring baskets. All picking depends on weather & crop availability, please check our Facebook page or call before you visit for any updates. No large bags allowed in
Exploring Negri Nepote Grassland Preserve for Nesting Birds Led by Chris and Paula Williams, Associate Naturalists. We’ll be looking for the grassland nesting birds including the Grasshopper Sparrow and?Dickcissel.? Virtually all the birds we’ll see will be established on breeding territories.??Bring binoculars if you have them. Please dress for the weather.? Sponsored by Franklin Twp. Open Space Program. COST: FREE LOCATION: 1091 Canal Road, Princeton, NJ REGISTRATION: email@example.com or call 732.873.2500 x6279.
Nature Infused Yoga with NJ Audubon Ticket sales end at 4:30 PM on the Friday before each class. You must pre-register, walk-ins will not be allowed to participate. Led by Kristin Mylecraine, Yoga Teacher. Yoga is a great way to relax, connect with yourself, and increase flexibility and strength. Explore the connections between yoga and nature in this 75-minute class. No experience necessary; all levels welcome. For ages 15 years and older. Preregistration is required. There will be no class 7/1. We are offering an in-person class at the sanctuary and a virtual class online simultaneously. The in-person class has a limit of 10 people. Be sure to purchase the correct ticket. COST: $13 members, $16 nonmembers. Ticket sales ends at 4:30 PM on the Friday before each class. Interested in becoming a member? Please click on the following link to learn more or join: Become a Member today! IMPORTANT INFORMATION: Please bring your own yoga equipment for the in-person class if you have it. Equipment will be available to borrow.
An Elite View of Sports and Nature A collection of famous athlete portraits and masterful nature paintings in watercolor by James Fiorentino May 5 – July 8, 2023 JAMES FIORENTINO
Ag in Action Learn about agriculture in Somerset County! At this free event you can tour Norz Hill Farm and Market and experience the importance of agriculture on a local level. This event will be held at Middlebush Farm in Somerset!
Rose Day Festival Colonial Park Gardens is a collection of botanical display gardens located in the western portion of Colonial Park. It includes an award-winning Rose Garden, a nationally accredited Arboretum, a Perennial Garden, a Fragrance and Sensory Garden, and other horticultural collections that include ornamental grasses and shrubs.
NJ Audubon Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition – Gallery Reception The New Jersey Audubon Photography Instructors’ Summer Exhibition will be held June 1 through September 24, 2023. Join the instructors for Sherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary photography workshop series for an exhibit of nature-oriented photography Phil and Becky Witt, David and Cathy DesRochers, Jack and Ellen Moskowitz and Jacki Dickert will have a show of their nature- oriented images in the Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery! Gallery Reception Saturday, June 10 1:00 to 3:00 PM Gallery Hours Tuesday through Saturday: 9:00am to 5:00pm Sunday: Noon to 5:00pm Closed: Mondays Cost: FREE Location: Wayrick Wildlife Art Gallery on the second floor of the Scherman Hoffman Sanctuary, 11 Hardscrabble Rd. in Bernardsville.
Meet Mrs. Stockton On Saturday, June 10 at 1:30 pm, Alisa Dupuy of The Ladies of History will be presenting a first-person portrayal of Annis Stockton. This program will be held in the Dutch barn with light refreshments to follow. Annis Boudinot Stockton was the wife of Richard Stockton, signer of the Declaration of Independence for New Jersey and owner of Morven in Princeton, the sister of Elias Boudinot, president of the Confederation Congress, while they were meeting in Princeton in later 1783 and an accomplished poetess. During the Revolutionary War and after, she wrote several poems about Washington and she and the Washingtons became friends, most likely exchanging visits while they were staying at Rockingham in 1783. The event is free, but donations to Rockingham are always welcome! Light refreshments to follow. This event is sponsored by the Rockingham Association who will have the Museum Store open before and after the program. Rockingham is located on Rte. 603 (Laurel Ave./Kingston-Rocky Hill Rd.), one mile north of Rte. 27 in Kingston and one mile south of Rte. 518 in Rocky Hill. Visit the website, www.rockingham.net for further information.
Join Jack and Annie as they discover the secrets of the Sun, Moon, planets, space travel, and more. Who can help them answer the questions left for them by the mysterious "M"? This show is based on the same-titled, best-selling series of novels. (Recommended for ages 5 and older)
NOFA-NJ and Lima Family Farm are collaborating on another fun-filled farm-to-table event with musical performances by The Cold Soil Drifters from 4-6pm followed by Tony and the Trees from 6-8pm. Entry is FREE but food and beverages will be available for purchase. Chef Ryan of the Masa Chip company will BBQ Lima Farms meats as well as have a vegan mushroom slider option from Martenette Farms. NOFA NJ will be selling Ironbound Cider and beer from Hillsborough’s own Flounder Brewing! Enjoy farm tours, pasture walks, community engagement stations, art activities sponsored by Scrap U, AND the opportunity to meet some of the collaborating vendors that sell products through the Lima Family Farm market! Bring a lawn chair, your appetite and the whole family! A great place to have your old friends meet up, and of course to make new ones too!
Summer Stage Series in Downtown Somerville Summer Stage is coming BACK! We are bringing back a safe Summer Stage outdoor concert series on Division Street every Saturday starting May 27, 2023 until Saturday September 9, 2023 from 6pm-9pm. 2023 Summer Stage Concert Schedule: **5/27** – Tyrone Stackhouse Project **6/3** – Al Gold & Cold in Hand **6/10** – Modern Rewind **6/17** – Diamond Eye Jack **6/24** – The Green Planet Band **7/1** – The Strange Brew Crew **7/8** – The Step Brothers Band **7/15** – Johnny Charles featuring Tracy Sousa **7/22** – John Busse **7/29** – Bryan Hansen Band **8/5** – James Popik & Supernova **8/12** – Rocknc **8/19** – King Elvis – Tribute Show **8/26** – Twilight Disciples **9/2** – The Bob Lanza Blues Band **9/9** – The Wayne Lyle Show
"Blithe Spirit" at Farmstead Arts Center The Lord Stirling Theater Company will perform the comedy classic “Blithe Spirit” by Noël Coward in the English Barn Theater at the Farmstead Arts Center, 450 King George Road, Basking Ridge, NJ. “Blithe Spirit” will open on Friday, June 2, at 7:30PM, with additional performances on June 3 at 7:30PM, June 4 at 4:00PM, June 9 and 10 at 7:30PM, and June 11 at 4:00PM. Tickets are $25 general admission, $23 for seniors (65 and over) and students, $20 for Farmstead Arts members, and $15 for children under 12. Tickets may be purchased online at https://farmsteadartscenter.org or at the door (cash only). Writer Charles Condomine is conducting research for his latest novel about a medium. To gather material, he and his wife Ruth invite local medium Madame Arcati to dinner, along with their friends the Bradmans. Charles is hoping to find a fraud, but perhaps Madame Arcati conjures up more than he expected.? “Blithe Spirit” is presented by arrangement with Concord Theatricals on behalf of Samuel French, Inc. (www.concordtheatricals.com). The English Barn Theater is wheelchair accessible. Anyone anticipating the need for additional accessibility services please send an e-mail in advance to firstname.lastname@example.org. The barn is neither
The Jersey Four and Johnny Maestro's 16 Candles at the Sieminski Theater On June 10th at the Sieminski Theater in Basking Ridge, NJ, The Jersey Four and Johnny Maestro’s 16 Candles will take audiences on a musical journey through the life and music of these legendary artists whose music has stood the test of time! Showtimes are 2:30 pm and 7:30 pm. Tickets are available at sieminskitheater.org or call the box office @ 908-580-3892. The Jersey Four celebrates the most successful 1960s rock and roll group of our time – “those four guys from Jersey” - The Four Seasons! With Frankie Valli as their frontman, the American group is one of the best-selling bands of all time and later inspired the huge hit musical Jersey Boys. The stories, humor, and audience participation will delight audiences! The Jersey Four are accomplished singers and musicians from Jersey who stay true to The Four Seasons’ music, incorporating, authentic costumes and musical equipment to recreate that famous sound of The Four Seasons. Johnny Maestro's 16 Candles featuring Joel Katz pays homage to an American Rock & Roll icon. 16 Candles takes audiences on a journey of the iconic sound of Johnny Maestro’s performing the
Murder by the Book at Somerset Valley Players Crisp, witty exchanges pepper this lighthearted and inventive thriller that unfolds with a series of macabre twists. A thriller writer indulges in vitriolic word duels with his estranged wife, as an amateur detective attempts to solve a murder. And more deadly games are in-store and the tables are turned more than once for the victim and the killers.
Catch Tequila Rose for their return to Riverside! Playing all your favorite country covers so bring your boots for dancing!