Middletown Township

Santa Visits Poricy Park Nov 24-25

Holiday Shop Open, Quilt Raffle Tickets Available

posted: November 14, 2012
Poricy Park
Parks & Recreation
Office #: (732)842-5966

MIDDLETOWN, NJPoricy Park Conservancy announces that Santa will be visiting the Poricy Park Nature Center on Saturday, November 24th & Sunday, November 25th; and Saturday, December 1st & Sunday, December 2nd; 1:00pm to 3:00pm each day. Poricy Park is located at 345 Oak Hill Road in Middletown.

Children can have their photo taken with Santa and make a craft in our classroom. The Nature Center will be transformed into a winter wonderland with holiday music, candy canes and refreshments. Fee is $5 per photo for members and $10 per photo for non-members.

While visiting, guests are invited to stop in to the 25th Annual Holiday & Craft Shop held at the Annex. The Shop will run daily Friday, November 23 through Sunday, December 2, 2012; and on Friday, December 7 through Sunday, December 9, 2012, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. each day. Tickets are also available for the annual quilt raffle which will be drawn on the last day of the Holiday & Craft Shop. The queen-size quilt is handcrafted and donated by members of Rebecca's Reel Quilters of Poricy Park.

Poricy Park Conservancy is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization located in Middletown Township. All community and summer camp programs are run by Poricy Park Conservancy. Poricy Park is located at 345 Oak Hill Road in Middletown Township. With exceptional ecological resources, the 250 acre historical and nature site makes it one of the largest parks in Monmouth County. The Park offers recreational activities such as magnificent wooded hiking trails, bird watching, pristine pond settings, fishing, and a one-of-a-kind 70 million year-old Cretaceous fossil bed. Poricy Park is home to the 1770 NJ Historic Murray Farmhouse and Barn. The Nature Center is open Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm. For additional information, call the Nature Center at 732-842-5966 or visit www.poricypark.org