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May 3, 2018, 10:00 AM - June 23, 2018, 4:00 AM
Experience the beauty and diversity of the Rancocas Nature Center brought to you at the Workers House Museum and Gallery. Through May we will be hosting a display featuring photographs, natural history items, books, and preserved animal mounts--all from Rancocas' permanent collection of artifacts. Come see and find out all the wonderful things the Rancocas Nature Center has to offer.
May 20, 2018, 8:00 AM - 9:00 AM
Dressage is the method of training a horse to perform maneuvers in response to the rider’s body signals. Young riders are judged based on how well they control their horses. For more information, visit www.transitions4hclub.com
May 20, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Meet at the parking lot off Axe Factory Rd. Please note: Trails are very steep in sections, so please wear proper shoes for hiking!
Led by County Park Ranger Nick.
May 20, 2018, 1:30 PM - 2:30 PM
“Shelter Building” Knowing how to build a simple shelter is an important skill, especially if ever lost in the wilderness and needed to protect yourself from the elements. This final Spring session of the series will include a introduction of several types of shelters, followed by a hands on lesson outdoors, in which we will create our own shelter in the woods. Register by calling 609-261-2495.
May 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
This unique approach to history opens up discussion that links our history to current events. A document, photo or artifact will be provided for review. Open discussion on the provided material is encouraged but not required. You may come to simply experience various viewpoints on the subject. You never know where the conversation may lead.
May 22, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A series of nature programs led by Naturalist Jen Bulava on select Tuesdays and Fridays. This program will repeat on Friday May 25. The topic this week will focus on the wide array of life found in this narrow rural corridor of Columbus. From birds and butterflies to dragonflies and frogs, this trail has a little bit of everything in a short distance.
May 22, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Rancocas Nature Center
The Burlington County Parks System offers story time geared for children ages 2-5 years old, two times per week. Children will enjoy hearing 3 short stories read aloud, separated by 3 songs that children play along to with rhythm instruments. Each session also includes an age-appropriate craft. Tuesdays at the Rancocas Nature Center and Thursdays at the Worker’s House Gallery at Smithville.
May 23, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
Like to hike, but don’t like doing it alone? Planning to get out and walk once the weather breaks? Every week, a brisk, mid-week hike is offered at the Rancocas Nature Center. It’s the perfect time to enjoy Spring’s awakening, as the natural world comes alive in the Spring. Hikes begin at 5:30 PM.
May 24, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Worker's House and Gallery
May 24, 2018, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
"Ellis Parker and the Lindbergh Kidnapping" - When Charles Lindbergh, Jr. was kidnapped, Burlington County Chief of Detectives Ellis Parker became involved in the investigation. His involvement with this case changed the course of his career. In this presentation, learn how the "crime of the century" connects to Burlington County and our very own "Sherlock Holmes of America." Presenter: Marissa Bozarth, Burlington County Staff. Register by calling 609-261-2495.
May 25, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
A series of nature programs led by Naturalist Jen Bulava on select Tuesdays and Fridays. This is a repeat of the Tuesday May22nd program. The topic this week will focus on the wide array of life found in this narrow rural corridor of Columbus. From birds and butterflies to dragonflies and frogs, this trail has a little bit of everything in a short distance.
May 25, 2018, 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
“Bugs for Lunch” - Ever wonder who eats bugs for lunch? This program will certainly give youngsters some food for thought! Geared for ages 3-5, this final program in the series will include a reading of “Bugs for Lunch” followed by a short nature walk. Register by calling RNC at 609-261-2495.
May 26, 2018, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM
This weekly farmers market, located at 500 Centerton Road in Moorestown, offers a variety of fresh produce, baked goods, breads, cheeses, and much more. With over 70 vendors each week, you’re sure to find all the delicious ingredients for your next meal. Weekly cooking demonstrations and live music offered by local bands and chefs. For a full schedule, visit www.burlcoagcenter.com
May 26, 2018, 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
session in this series will focus on a topic unique to a location or season. During this hands-on workshop, participants will take photographs that they feel best interprets each topic and receive tips and feedback to help inspire them. Led by Naturalist Kate. This session’s topic is “Pollination.” Please bring a camera (with memory card and fully charged battery) and a macro lens (or camera that can take close-up photos); a tripod is not required but recommended for those that need it. Dress for the weather. Rain cancels.
Central Jersey Tractor Pullers Association holds tractor pulls throughout the year open to spectators! Garden Tractor Pull open to youth and adults. Large tractor pull begins immediately after the Garden Tractors. Registration is 60 minutes before the pull each day Visit www.cjtpa.org for more information.
May 26, 2018, 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
A series of nature programs for women who enjoy nature walks and discussions of topics ranging from the natural history of our parks to the conservation of our wildlife and everything in between. Appropriate for teens and up. Club meets one weekend a month. Please dress appropriately for the weather. This month, learn about the wildlife found around agricultural habitats.
May 29, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Rancocas Nature Center
May 29, 2018, 9:30 PM - 10:30 PM
Ever wonder what nocturnal creatures come out after the gates close? Take a walk in the moonlight with Naturalist Kate to find out! Learn about the night sky and search for wildlife that are only active at night. No flashlights allowed during the walk. Wildlife sightings not guaranteed. Please dress for the weather.
May 30, 2018, 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
May 31, 2018, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM @ Worker's House and Gallery