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September 23, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences
Nearly 400 years ago the first Europeans started settling in and around Burlington County. First, the Dutch and Swedes, and later, the English claimed land that was already occupied by the Lenni-Lenape people. The first 155 years of European occupation in Burlington County was tenuous at best. Take a look back as 17th century Quaker pioneers struggled to establish a proper English colony. We will also examine court cases from the 1600s when English law was quite different. Future programs in the series will take place October 7, 21, November 4, 18, and December 2. This program will take place on Zoom. Registration required. You will receive a Zoom link prior to the session. BURLINGTON COUNTY 101: A EUROPEAN INVASION
September 24, 2020, 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences
In the final of our three-part series on American arts, we look at film from its early days in photography to modern blockbusters and the domination of the American film industry. This program will take place on Zoom. Registration required. You will receive a Zoom link prior to the session.
September 29, 2020, 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences
Join us live online for trivia! Each week, three rounds will be played featuring Burlington County history, world events, general history, pop culture, and many others. It's sure to be a fun time! You will receive a link for participation upon registration.
September 30, 2020, 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM @ Burlington County Lyceum of History and Natural Sciences
Burlington County has played a significant role in changing the face of education for County and New Jersey state residents. From the start of public education to integrated schools, Burlington County was at the forefront of advancements in
education. In this presentation, learn about some of the ways that the County and its residents changed the learning throughout the centuries. This program will take place on Zoom. Registration required. You will receive a Zoom link prior to the session.
September 23, 2020, 7:00 PM
September 30, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
The first information session will be held Wed., Aug. 26 at 6 p.m. and will feature a presentation about the bridge and the options and obstacles for rebuilding.
The second session will be held Wed. Sept. 2 at 6 p.m. and will serve as a forum for public questions and input.
September 24, 2020, 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM @ Burlington County Community Agricultural Center
Together with the team of Ivy on Main Floral, participants will create a whimsical and rustic fresh autumn floral vase arrangement. The colorful and textured assortment of local flowers and greenery in a large mason jar, tied to perfection with some pretty burlap or lace ribbon will adorn your kitchen table for those fall get-togethers. Dahlias, cockscomb and mums are a few of the flowers you will be using to make your floral creation. Work stations will be placed at least 6ft apart underneath the market barn for a beautiful autumn evening!
September 26, 2020, 8:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Burlington County Community Agricultural Center
We are happy to announce the opening of the Burlington County Farmers Market on May 23. While we know that our customers have enjoyed spending time at the Market to socialize with friends and vendors, listen to the live music, or sit in on a cooking demonstration, we have had to make changes due to the COVID-19 crisis. At this time, our focus must be on the core mission of the Market - to give local farmers the opportunity to market their produce directly to the consumer and give the public access to fresh, locally grown produce and value-added products. For the foreseeable future, there will be no musical entertainment or cooking demonstrations. Only agricultural vendors and prepared food vendors will be able to participate at the market. For guidelines and specifics, visit: http://www.burlcoagcenter.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/04/BURLINGTON-COUNTY-FARMERS-MARKET-.pdf
September 28, 2020, 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM @ Burlington County Community Agricultural Center
A chance to virtually cook along-side chef Cara Griffin! She will be making creamy, homemade mac & cheese stuffed peppers – YUM! Each participant will be sent a zoom link for the class, and they’ll be able to pick up their ingredients at the Farmhouse prior to the class! We’re excited to see your faces and cook together!
September 25, 2020, 7:00 PM - 10:00 PM @ Burlington County Fairgrounds
It's back! Whether you want to learn how or you want to show off your moves, join us for these fun Fall nights in the outdoor pavilion at the beautiful Fairgrounds. All are welcome. No age restrictions. The dancing begins at 7.
Space is VERY LIMITED due to social distancing. Masks are recommended.
Note: Registration opens each Monday before the session for the week.
September 23, 2020, 8:00 AM - 12:00 PM
September 23, 2020, 8:00 AM - 2:00 PM
September 23, 2020, 2:00 PM - 8:00 PM
September 24, 2020, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
September 25, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
September 26, 2020, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
September 28, 2020, 12:00 PM - 8:00 PM
September 29, 2020, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
September 29, 2020, 8:00 AM - 8:00 PM
September 30, 2020, 8:00 AM - 1:00 PM
September 30, 2020, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
September 23, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
September 25, 2020, 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM
September 26, 2020, 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
September 28, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
September 29, 2020, 4:00 PM
September 30, 2020, 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
September 28, 2020, 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Did you know that getting out in nature for as little as half an hour a week can help improve your overall mood as well as reduce blood pressure? Come hike along with Naturalist Kate Forte while learning about the varying habitats within the parks. Online registration is required. Strict limited number of people enforced, and masks required.
August 18, 2020, 8:00 AM - October 31, 2020, 5:00 PM
Discover the hawks, eagles, vultures, and owls that reside in Burlington County in this online photographic presentation. Learn about raptor adaptations, behaviors, migration patterns and conservation efforts to bring endangered species back from the brink of extinction. Presented by Park Naturalist Jen Bulava. This program will be available online beginning August 18.
September 2, 2020, 10:00 AM - September 30, 2020, 8:00 PM
Crafting with natural objects is a great way to learn about wildlife and appreciate its beauty. Naturalist Kate Forte will be posting a craft tutorial using resources right from nature! Soak in the last bit of summer sun while creating a unique craft that can be done with objects found right in your backyard. Craft will be posted on our Programs and Events page.
September 16, 2020, 12:00 PM - September 30, 2020, 8:00 PM
Why are wetlands so important? What makes an area a wetland? Are all wetlands the same? Learn the answers to these questions and more through a video featuring Naturalist Kate talking about the wetland habitats within the Burlington County Parks System.
September 23, 2020, 10:00 AM - October 6, 2020, 8:00 PM
Learn about various species that call Burlington County Parks home! Every other Wednesday, Naturalist Kate will post a new video that highlights a local animal species to better understand their behaviors, natural history and significance in the environment. The two species highlighted this month will be painted turtles and red-winged blackbirds.
September 29, 2020, 10:00 AM - November 1, 2020, 8:00 PM
Presented by Park Naturalist Jennifer Bulava. In this new PowerPoint presentation, learn about some of the invasive species of insects that have made their way to NJ, how to recognize them, how they got here, and what we can do to help diminish their spread. Spotted lanternfly, emerald ash borer, Japanese beetle, Hemlock wooly adelgid, gypsy moth, and brown marmorated stink bug will be highlighted. This video will be available beginning September 29 on our website. After viewing the video on your own time, join us live on Zoom for Questions and Answers sessions on September 30 at 2:30pm or October 8 at 7:30pm.
September 30, 2020, 2:30 PM - 3:00 PM
After viewing the Invasive Insects Presentation video on your own time, join us live on Zoom for Questions and Answers sessions on September 30 at 2:30pm or October 8 at 7:30pm. Presented by Park Naturalist Jennifer Bulava. Registration required. Registrants will receive an emailed Zoom link prior to the Q&A session.
September 26, 2020, 9:30 AM - 1:00 PM @ Rancocas Creek Canoe Trail
Experience a guided geology and botany tour from the unique perspective of the Rancocas Creek! Led by Pierre Lacombe, retired USGS geologist, and Jen Bulava, Burlington County Park Naturalist. Pierre will discuss the geology and hydrogeology along the bank, including stream processes. Jen will point out various species of trees, shrubs, and wildflowers and any animals we happen to pass. Paddle your own kayak or canoe for 3.5 miles down the Rancocas
Creek from the old Pemberton BCC campus launch to Clark’s Canoes on Hanover St. in Pemberton Borough. Transportation is not provided, please make arrangements to pick up vehicles at the beginning and end of the route. Online registration is required. Strict limited number of people enforced. Masks required when gathered together.
September 28, 2020, 8:00 AM - October 11, 2020, 5:00 PM @ Historic Smithville Park & Smith's Woods
Do you have a great idea for a scarecrow? Never created one, but want to try? Here's an opportunity for some free, family fun this fall!
Beginning October 13, Smithville Park will have all of the scarecrows on display. This is a great way to promote your business, civic group or organization, as our parks have never been more busy! Your scarecrow will be viewed by MANY visitors! The best part is that this year's entry is FREE! Each scarecrow will be hung at the park for visitors to see. Voting will be on Facebook! Monetary prizes to be announced! Registration: September 28-October 10. Installation must be completed by the end of day on October 11. Voting will begin on October 13. First place prize: $250, 2nd place: 150 and 3rd place: $75.
Don’t want to enter the contest? Be a part of the fun by visiting Smithville Park to see the scarecrows and casting your vote online!