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January 17, 2019, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences
Ever wonder who your ancestors are? Where were they from? These questions can be answered if you know where to look. In this presentation Museum Curator of History, Marisa Bozarth and Smithville Historian, Eric Orange, will teach the basics of genealogy research. Bring your family information along (if interested) and we will begin your family tree during the program. Registration requested.
January 19, 2019, 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences
Just because the weather has turned colder does not mean that you cannot have fun in the parks. Join Smithville Historian, Eric Orange on a discovery of what there is to do when winter arrives. The parks are always open! Registration requested.
January 31, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences
Discover the many ways in which people use insects, both currently and historically, with links to Burlington County. Find out about silk, honey, wax, shellac, dyes, ink, medicine, and more in this Power Point presentation by Naturalist Jen Bulava.
January 31, 2019, 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
January 23, 2019, 7:00 PM @ Administration Building First Floor Board Room
January 17, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Burlington County Community Agricultural Center
Join Jacob from Origin Almond and learn how to make your own deliciously fresh almond milk without the additives or dilution of the grocery store brands. Understand how the quality of ingredients makes a difference from a taste and health benefit perspective. And, we will also use that fresh almond milk to prepare delicious superfood powered beverages that are low-sugar and naturally healthy. $30 per person. Register online.
January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Burlington County Community Agricultural Center
Join Cara Griffin in making a variety of good-for-you tacos! Cara will demonstrate how to make your own spice mixes and sauces, along with a variety of different tacos – fish, meat and veggie. Taco-bout a good time! $55 per person; Register online.
January 16, 2019, 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
January 17, 2019, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
January 22, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
January 16, 2019, 4:00 PM - 8:00 PM
January 17, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
January 18, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
January 21, 2019, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
January 22, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 23, 2019, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
January 24, 2019, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
January 25, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
January 25, 2019, 3:00 PM - 8:00 PM
January 28, 2019, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
January 30, 2019, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
January 22, 2019, 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Ever wonder what nocturnal creatures come out in our parks after the gates close? Take a walk in the moonlight with Naturalist Kate to find out! Listen to stories, learn about the constellations, and search for the wildlife that only come out at night. No flashlights allowed during the walk. Please dress for the weather.
January 22, 2019, 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM @ Moorestown Library
Winter can seem bleak and drab with no leaves on the trees, but many birds are present during the winter, and many are only here during the colder months of the year. Learn about the resident and migratory birds that are found in Southern NJ in the winter months. This is a photographic slide show depicting species from ducks to eagles to finches. Presented by Park Naturalist Jen Bulava.
January 19, 2019, 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM @ Rancocas Nature Center
JANUARY 19, 9 AM - BIRDING ALONG THE DELAWARE FIELD TRIP The Delaware River is a local flyway that offers the opportunity to observe a variety of winter birds. The trip includes a car-caravan in Gloucester County, including National Park, Riverwinds, and the Floodgates. Meet in the Red Bank Battlefield lower parking area in National Park. Directions available when preregistering – call 609-261-2495.
January 19, 2019, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences
Studies show that taking a nature walk is good for your physical and mental health. Join a naturalist on Saturday mornings for a themed hike around the preserve. Suitable for adults and interested teenagers. Preregister by calling 609-261-2495. There is no charge for this program, but donations are encouraged. Saturday series continues on February 16.
January 20, 2019, 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM @ Rancocas Nature Center
Believe it or not, the colder weather is a great time to view and appreciate bird species that migrate to our area over the winter. This indoor, photo-rich presentation will focus on multiple aspects of New Jersey’s waterfowl and the best locations to observe them. Presenter: Michelle Horowitz. Register by calling the Nature Center at 609-261-2495. There is no charge for this program, but donations are encouraged.
January 25, 2019, 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM @ Rancocas Nature Center
“Spinning Spiders” – Sometimes these creatures find their way into our homes in winter. But, spiders come in a wide array of shapes, sizes, and colors, and are some of nature’s most interesting architects. Learn all about spiders, play the web game, and enjoy a short outdoor hike (weather permitting). This program is designed for preschoolers ages 3-5 accompanied by a parent or guardian. Register by calling the Nature Center at 609-261-2495. There is no charge for this program, but participants need to be Rancocas Nature Center members. Series continues on February 22.
December 2, 2018, 10:00 AM - January 27, 2019, 4:00 PM @ Smithville Mansion Annex Gallery
Enjoy all kinds of wonderful art, from paintings to photography, all with a winter theme. Art is available for purchase during the Smithville Mansion Tours and Victorian Holiday events. Proceeds benefit the Friends of the Mansion, a non-profit organization Gallery hours: Thursday-Sunday, 10 AM - 4 PM and Sunday– Noon - 4 PM.
January 17, 2019, 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Crepuscular animals are active at dawn and dusk. Join naturalist Kate sunset and learn about the wildlife that come out during this time and why they are unique. Learn about animals such as deer, beaver, owls, bats, and more! Be sure to dress for the weather! Binoculars and camera are optional.
January 19, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Certain mammals may be more difficult to observe during the colder months of the year. Learn about the different mammals you can find in Smithville Park, how to identify their tracks, scat, and other signs that they’ve been in the area. Meet at parking lot B on Meade Lane.
January 27, 2019, 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grab your canine companion and em”bark” on a guided hike throughout the park. Bring along a donation (food or otherwise) for local animal shelters. Meet at the Smith’s Woods parking lot on East Railroad Ave.