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Calendar of Events and Activities

Around the Pinelands

Friday, October 25

PINELANDS WORLD WATER MONITORING CHALLENGE - 9:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m., Batsto Lake in Washington Township, Burlington County, NJ. Teachers and students are invited to join staff from the Pinelands Commission, NJ DEP and the Jacques Cousteau National Estuarine Research Reserve. Teachers must pre-register classes by contacting the Pinelands Commission at (609) 894-7300 x 125 or via email: info@pinelands.nj.gov. (schools are selected on a first-come, first-served basis). Students will sample water quality and experience the Pinelands' natural and cultural resources firsthand. The are also asked to bring a bagged lunch for a picnic on the historic grounds of Batsto Village. (carry in/carry out)

Saturday, October 26

HALLOWEEN LANTERN TOURS IN WHITESBOG HISTORIC VILLAGE - 7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m., Whitesbog Preservation Trust, 120 W. Whites Bogs Road, Browns Mills, NJ. Please click here for more information.

Sunday, October 27

HALLOWEEN AT BATSTO "HAUNTING THE PINES" - 12:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m., Batsto Village, 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ. Please call 609-561-0024 for more information.

Saturday, November 2

THE JERSEY DEVIL SHOW - 8:00 p.m., Albert Music Hall, 131 Wells Mills Road (Rt. 532), Waretown, NJ. Please click here for more information.

HISTORY HIKE - 1:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m., Whitesbog Preservation Trust, 120 W. Whites Bogs Road, Browns Mills, NJ. Stroll the Historic Village, learn about Whitesbog's role in history and visit Suningive, the worker's cottage and other museums, buildings and farm landscapes that speak to Whitesbog's heritage. $5.00 donation/person. You can arrive at 12:30 p.m. - 1:00 p.m. to let the guide know you will be attending and pay the General Store shopkeeper your $5. Feel free to check out a hiking trail, drive around the cranberry bogs, shop in the General Store or relax in a rocking chair on the porch. Please call 609-893-4646 for more information and for weather updates during the winter months. Held the first Saturday of each month.

Saturday, November 9

MOONLIGHT WALK - 7:00 p.m., Whitesbog Preservation Trust, 120 W. Whites Bogs Road, Browns Mills, NJ. Come explore the village and the bogs by moon light, this special oportunity is scheduled on or as close to the full moon as possibe. An experienced guide will share insights about Whitesbog and the nature that surrounds us with a different topic each month. Meet your guide in the General Store before the start time and look around prior to the start. All walks are 3-5 miles in length. Dress weather appropriate. Reservations are requested by calling and leaving your name, phone number and number of participants at 609-893-4646. The walk is $5 per person. Also held on 12/14.

Thursday, November 14

PINELANDS SPEAKER SERIES: COMBATING CLIMATE CHANGE WITH A JERSEY-FRIENDLY YARD - 10:00 a.m., Pinelands Commission, Richard J. Sullivan Center for Environmental Policy and Education, 15 Springfield Road, New Lisbon, NJ. Attendees will learn about the challenges that climate change poses to the residential landscape and how to mitigate the impacts using the Jersey-Friendly Yards' website, tools and resources. The presentation will be delivered by Karen Walzer, Public Outreach Coordinator for the Barneat Bay Partnership, and Becky Laboy, Education Outreach Specialist for the Ocean County Soil Conservation District. Please call 609-894-7300 for more information.

Sunday, December 1

WINTER IN THE PINES - 12:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m., Batsto Village, 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ. Batsto Village will be alive with music, history, and a variety of activities. Please call 609-561-0024 for more information.

Thursday, December 12

PINELANDS SPEAKER SERIES: HEAD OF THE RIVER CEMETERY AND THE METHODISTS OF OLD TUCKAHOE: A HISTORY IN STONE - 10:00 a.m., Pinelands Commission, Richard J. Sullivan Center for Environmental Policy and Education, 15 Springfield Road, New Lisbon, NJ. Tony McNichol, a Cultural Resource Planner with the Pinelands Commission, will discuss the 18th century cemetery and the Head of the River church in Estell Manor. The church is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. By referencing the early tombstones, McNichol will explore the stories of some of the early families of the region. Please call 609-894-7300 for more information.

 

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