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Environmental Education Center Programs Jan. 27 to Feb. 2



Entertaining & Educational Activities for All Ages

January 27, 2013 through February 2, 2014


BASKING RIDGE, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center at 190 Lord Stirling Road in Basking Ridge has scheduled the following Naturalist-led programs to help children and adults enjoy the wonder of nature as winter takes control in Somerset County. The Environmental Education Center provides many entertaining and educational programs for children and adults year around.





Diggin’ Dinosaurs

            Wednesday, January 29 from 4:00 P.M. to 5:00 P.M.      

            Children ages 4 to 6 will discover how fossils are formed and learn about                            how dinosaurs lived.

            Fee is $8 per person.

            Register online at www.somersetcountyparks.org or call 908-766-2489.                             Advance payment required.


Story Hour

            Saturday, February 1 from 10:30 A.M. to 11:30 A.M.

Children ages infant to 5 with a parent will listen to a Naturalist read an

            environmental-based story and enjoy a short walk on the trails of

            the EEC.

            The program is free.

            Register online at www.somersetcountyparks.org or call 908-766-2489.


The Green Team

            Saturday, February 1 from 1:00 P.M. to 4:00 P.M.

            Children ages 12 to 15 who have to fulfill a community service

requirement for school will enjoy the educational and fun activities

            at the Environmental Education Center.

            The program is free

            Register online at www.somersetcountyparks.org or call 908-766-2489.




Nature Through A Child’s Eye

            Now through Sunday, February 2 from 9:00 A.M. to 4:30 P.M daily

            except holidays

            The entire family will enjoy the annual environment and nature art show                            featuring works from children from kindergarten through grade six                      in Somerset County schools.

            Admission is free.


Blue “BOBO (Buy One – Bring One) Fridays” bins now are located at the Environmental Education Center and Lord Stirling Stable in Basking Ridge, as well as at the Somerset County Park Commission headquarters at North Branch

Park in Bridgewater.  The public is invited to drop off canned food or personal-care items for donation to Somerset County food banks.


Information on all Somerset County Park Commission activities may be found on the Internet at www.somersetcountyparks.org. Like us on Facebook and Twitter.

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