Nov 2. 2018: A fall hike through Lord Stirling Park (w/Boondock Boardwalk)
This past weekend, we stopped in at one of our favorite Somerset County Parks: Lord Stirling Park. It has been many years since our last visit and we are very happy we did!
Oct 15. 2018: Oct 20-21, 2018: The Lighthouse Challenge of NJ - How Many Will You Visit?
The Lighthouse Challenge of NJ is a rain or shine, two-day opportunity to visit 10 land-based lighthouses. one museum and two life-saving stations. Participants may purchase a souvenir pamphlet for only $2 and have it stamped at each stop of your journey! This event encourages you to explore coastal New Jersey while raising the funds needed for the continued preservation of these beautiful historic sites! This is the only time of the year, when all of the lighthouses agree to stay open at the same time for two days. Enjoy!
Sep 10. 2018: Explore the Sunflower and Corn Mazes of New Jersey! (2018)
When I see a sunflower field, it makes me happy! The brilliant colors of the flower and the thousands of seeds in the center create a delightful sight.
Sep 1. 2018: Howell Farm 2018 Corn Maze Opens in September
The Friends' fall Corn Maze is growing taller each day, and promises to be a challenging course for those willing to step in. The Howell Farm Corn Maze will run Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays through October 28. There will be special courtyard activities and games, as well as theme-related exhibits and demonstrations featuring farm animals. Last exit for the corn maze is at 9 p.m.
Jun 25. 2018: Independence Day Fireworks By County (2018)
We have put together this list of great 4th of July celebrations broken down by county.
Jun 13. 2018: History In Bloom Annual Garden Tour - June 23
The Bordentown Historical Society is hosting its Annual History In Bloom Garden Tour! A self-guided tour of private gardens and parks throughout Bordentown City. Stroll through beautiful "hidden" gardens of Bordentown private homes and parks. Enjoy the delicious eateries along Restaurant Row while partaking in the fresh air and blooms!
Jun 5. 2018: #GetOutGetsFit Challenge #6 - Starting Soon!
In 2017, I started a journey to change my health. I am down 60 pounds, down many shirt sizes, needed to put many new holes in my belt, can go for long hikes without taking breaks and can even mow my entire yard without being wrecked for the rest of the day. I am now able to do more and have a bit more of the life I want. It is a great start, but I still have a long way to go.
Jun 1. 2018: Come on out to the 2018 Waterloo Farmers Market!
Come visit our market! We have an array of fresh produce, artisan bread, pastries, pies, eggs, jams & jellies, honey, maple syrup, non-alcoholic beverages, apple cider and more!
May 20. 2018: Keyport GardenWalk, June 2nd and 3rd: Self-guided tour of public and private gardens in Keyport
The Keyport GardenWalkis a unique, free opportunity to enjoy and explore the public and private gardens of this charming town on the Raritan Bay.
May 1. 2018: Opening Day at the Highlands Natural Pool (May 26th)
Join members, friends & neighbors as we celebrate a new season. The pool opens with the ringing of the bell, words of welcome & our annual pool jump-in! A pot-luck lunch will be served, bring a dish to share (please include a list of ingredients).