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9/11 Memorial


Wednesday, September 11, 2019 | 7:00pm
Middletown Arts Center- World Trade Center Memorial Gardens, Middletown, NJ
Free!

Please bring a candle and join us for a moment of silence and wreath tribute to honor the 37 Middletown friends and neighbors we lost in the World Trade Center attack. 

Community Science at Poricy Park


Saturday, September 21, 2019 | 3:00-4:00pm
Poricy Park Nature Center, 345 Oak Hill Road, Red Bank
Ages:5-12, $3.00 (R), $4.00(NR)
Pre-registration required

Topic: The Microscopic World
Come discover the hidden world of tiny things. Use our kid-friendly microscopes on pencils, bug parts, plants, yarn, and even your own fingertips. Step even closer with our high-powered digital microscope to see some freshwater single-cell organisms.

*All children must be accompanied with an adult throughout the whole program.

Middletown Day


Saturday, September 28, 2019 | 11:00am - 5:00pm
Croydon Hall 
Free!


The fall festival boasts activities for all ages including a business and community showcase, craft fair, live local music, children's activities, a petting zoo, hayrides, and a food court. For a complete listing, please see our special Middletown Day website

Community Fossil Hunt

 
Sunday, September 29 | 11:00am-1:00pm
Poricy Park Nature Center, 345 Oak Hill Rd, Red Bank
Ages: 5-12,$5.00 (R)  $6.00
          13+, $8.00 (R)  $10.00 (NR)
Pre-registration is necessary in order to run program.

Calling all amateur paleontologists!  Come dig up some Middletown history at Poricy Brook Fossil Beds.  Expect to find marine fossils from the Cretaceous period, 65-72 million years ago.  Meet at the Poricy Park Nature Center for a short orientation before travelling to the fossil beds.  An experienced guide will provide you with a trowel and sifter, as well as help you identify your treasures.  Please wear rubber boots or old sneakers as your feet will get wet.  Sandals, flip-flops, and other slip-on footwear are prohibited.  Ages 5+, all children must be accompanied by and adult.