Community Special Events

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Easter EGGstravaganza

Saturday, April 4, 2020  |  10:00am - 12:00pm CANCELED
Location: Middletown Arts Center

Come join us for an Easter fun-filled day! The first 500 children will receive goodie bags. Parents bring your cameras to get your photo op with the Bunny! Enjoy the famous Doodle Dude, arts and crafts, and more!

Spring Break Camp

April 6 - 9, 2020 | 9:00am - 12:30pm CANCELED
Ages: 3-5 years old
Poricy Park Nature Center
Fees Apply: 
Resident: $84.00 for the week
Non-Resident: $101.00 for the week
Pre-registration required

Topic: Eggs
Let’s celebrate the spring with a week focused on eggs, and the different animals that lay eggs – it’s not just birds! Join us for four fun-filled days of stories, experiments, games, creating, and of course time spent outside looking for animals at Poricy Park.

Middletown March Madness Skills Challenge

Wednesday, April 8, 2020 | 6:30pm CANCELED 
Croydon Hall Gym
$5.00 + 1 non-perishable good
Pre-registration required

Join us and test your basketball skills. We will be first looking at your dribbling agility. Then you will grab a partner and perfect your passing. Lastly, you'll hit the net and aim for the best score to win our awesome friendly competition.

Community Science at Poricy Park

Saturday, April 18, 2020 | 3:00pm - 4:00p CANCELED
Poricy Park Nature Center, 345 Oak Hill Road, Red Bank
Ages:5-12, $3.00 (R), $4.00(NR)
Pre-registration required

Topic: Owl Pellets
Come to Poricy to discover what's hidden in an owl pellet. Use tweezers to dissect a pellet to find the bones of mice, shrews, or even small lizards,Lots of treasures to be found!

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

Community Fossil Hunt

Sunday, April 26, 2020 | 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.