Friday, December 14, 2018
9 a.m.
Celebrate the Christmas bird count a little early by searching for winter birds at Fisherman’s Cove Conservation Area, Manasquan, with a Park System Naturalist. This walk is intended for any level birder and is a great intro for new birders. A limited number of binoculars will be available to borrow if needed. FREE!
Friday, December 14, 2018
11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Saturday, December 15, 2018
9 a.m.
732-872-2670
Join our Roving Naturalist for a walk at Manasquan Reservoir Environmental Center, Howell. Meet in the parking lot. We'll discuss seasonal points of interest, search for signs of wildlife, and identify a bird or two. This is a 1.5-2 hour program, but feel free to join in or drop out at any point. Dress for the weather as light rain and snow are not deterrents. FREE!
Saturday, December 15, 2018
1-3 p.m.
This holiday season come to the farmhouse at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and visit with Rick Garland as he plays the piano for an old-fashioned sing-along. FREE!
Sunday, December 16, 2018
1-3 p.m.
Come see what the Blacksmith is making in his workshop at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
Sunday, December 16, 2018
10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Monday, December 17, 2018
11 a.m.
732-431-7460
Location: Conference Room #235, 2nd Floor, Hall of Records Building, One East Main Street, Freehold, New Jersey 07728.
Monday, December 17, 2018
9 a.m.-4 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
2-5 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Tuesday, December 18, 2018
7:00PM
732-431-7456

Notice: The Board of Health Meeting on this date has been cancelled.

Location: Small Conference Room (Administration Entrance,) Monmouth County Health Department, 3435 Highway 9 North, Freehold, NJ 07728


Meetings are held on the third Tuesday of each month at 7:00PM, unless otherwise specified.
Wednesday, December 19, 2018
11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Monmouth County Construction Board of Appeals Meeting
Thursday, December 20, 2018
9 a.m.
732-431-7460, ext. 7462
Location: Conference Room 237, 2nd Floor, Hall of Records, One East Main Street, Freehold, NJ
Thursday, December 20, 2018
10-11:30 a.m.
Tag along with a Park System Naturalist through Big Brook Park, Marlboro, as you explore the serenity that is nature in the wintertime. Meet in the Elsa's Lodge parking lot. FREE!
Thursday, December 20, 2018
11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Friday, December 21, 2018
11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Saturday, December 22, 2018
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Saturday & Sunday, December 22 & 23, 2018
12-3 p.m.
Come to Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, and enjoy an old-fashioned Victorian Christmas. Children can visit with Santa, then take a walk to the farmhouse and have a cup of cider. Be sure to bring your camera. FREE!
Sunday, December 23, 2018
10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Monday, December 24, 2018
10 a.m.
732-671-6050
It’s Christmas Eve and there is still so much to do! To top it off, you have a house full of guests. We have the perfect solution! Send them to Deep Cut Gardens, Middletown, for a one hour stroll with a Park System Naturalist. Finish the experience back at the Horticulture Center with a cup of hot chocolate. FREE!
Monday, December 24, 2018
2 p.m.
732-431-7460
Location: Monmouth County Planning Board Conference Room,2nd Floor, Hall of Records Annex Building, One East Main Street, Freehold, New Jersey 07728
Wednesday, December 26, 2018
11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Thursday, December 27, 2018
11:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Friday, December 28, 2018
11:30 a.m.-6 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Saturday, December 29, 2018
9 a.m.-3 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Sunday, December 30, 2018
10:30 a.m.-3 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Monday, December 31, 2018
9 a.m.-12 p.m.
848-456-4278
Stop by the Fort Monmouth Recreation Center, Tinton Falls, and play basketball in our climate controlled, indoor gymnasium! Our lobby table games including air hockey and ping pong will be available as well. Ages 17 and under must be accompanied by an adult at all times. The cost is $5 per person per day.
Thursday, January 3, 2019
9 a.m.
Join a Park System Naturalist for this laid-back morning bird walk along the Henry Hudson Trail. Meet in the Popamora Point parking lot in Highlands. We’ll meander for about an hour and see what birds we can find. No need to be an expert at identifying birds to enjoy this walk. A limited number of binoculars will be available to borrow if needed. FREE!
Sine Die Meeting
January 3, 2019
10:00 a.m.
Freeholders' Meeting Room
Hall of Records, 2nd Floor
Main Street, Freehold
Thursday, January 3, 2019
10-11:30 a.m.
Tag along with a Park System Naturalist as you explore the serenity that is nature in the wintertime. Meet at the Old Orchard parking lot in Thompson Park, Lincroft. FREE!
Annual Reorganization Meeting
January 3, 2019
4 p.m.
Biotechnology High School
4000 Kozloski Road
Freehold, NJ 07728
Friday, January 4, 2019
11 a.m.-12:30 p.m.
Take a guided walk with a Park System Naturalist along the beach at Fisherman's Cove Conservation Area, Manasquan, collecting and identifying some of the ocean’s natural treasures. Make sure you dress in warm clothing and bring along something to carry shells. FREE!
Saturday, January 5, 2019
6-8 p.m.
Go on a short hike with a Park System Naturalist around Thompson Park, Lincroft, looking at the night ski and then warm up by the fire pit enjoying s’mores, warm drinks and music. Bring binoculars if you have them. Remember to dress for the weather. Rating: Easy, some seasonal trail conditions could be challenging: ice, snow, mud. If there is snow we will be using snowshoes that we provide. Open to ages 7 and up, under 18 with adult. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, January 5 & 6, 2019
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
Learn to sort fact from fiction as we explore some common historical misunderstandings and share fun facts and credible accounts about the past. Held at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Sunday, January 6, 2019
12:30-4:30 p.m.
732-842-4000, ext. 4343
Come to the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center, Lincroft, and choose from a large selection of bisque fired pottery pieces to glaze and make your own. Children age 12 and under are welcome but must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $6 per hour plus price of bisque ware; cash or check only. Pieces will be fired in about a week.
Tuesday, January 8, 2019
7:30 p.m.- 10 p.m.
732-431-7460
Location: Monmouth County Agriculture Building, Conference Room 1, 4000 Kozloski Road,Freehold, New Jersey 07728.
Wednesday, January 2, 2019
11 a.m.
732-431-7460
Monmouth County Planning Board Conference Room, 2nd Floor, Hall of Records Annex Building, One East Main Street, Freehold, New Jersey 07728
Thursday, January 10, 2019
7:00PM - 8:00PM
732-431-7456
Location: Firehouse - 45 Broad Street, Eatontown, NJ
Saturday, January 12, 2019
9 a.m.
732-872-2670
Join our Roving Naturalist for a walk at Crosswicks Creek Greenway. Meet in the Province Line Road parking lot in Allentown. We'll discuss seasonal points of interest, search for signs of wildlife, and identify a bird or two. This is a 1.5-2 hour program, but feel free to join in or drop out at any point. Dress for the weather as light rain and snow are not deterrents. FREE!
Saturday & Sunday, January 12 & 13, 2019
1-4 p.m.
609-259-6275
Learn to sort fact from fiction as we explore some common historical misunderstandings and share fun facts and credible accounts about the past. Held at Historic Walnford, Upper Freehold. FREE!
Saturday, January 12, 2019
12-2:30 p.m.
Visit Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel, for an informal session on hand-sewing basics - learn five basic stitches, easy mending techniques, or bring a project with you to work on as we converse. Open to ages 7 and up. FREE!
Sunday, January 13, 2019
1-3 p.m.
Come see what the Blacksmith is making in his workshop at Historic Longstreet Farm, Holmdel. FREE!
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