County of Monmouth

For Immediate Release:
June 11, 2019

4-H and Park System to host
2019 4-H Spring Livestock Expo 

LINCROFT, NJ – The Monmouth County 4-H Livestock Clubs and Monmouth County Park System invite residents and visitors to the 2019 Monmouth County 4-H Spring Livestock Expo from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Saturday, June 15 at Thompson Park, Newman Spring Road.

“Children and families are cordially invited to attend this event in the lovely Thompson Park to learn about livestock, participate in games and make crafts,” said Freeholder Lillian G. Burry, liaison to Monmouth County 4-H and the Park System. “I encourage all parents to have their children be a part of such a wonderful 4-H community where 4-H’ers learn by doing.”

4-H members and their animals will be participating in interactive learning stations where they will display their knowledge and care for livestock.

Members complete hands-on projects in the areas of health, science, agriculture and citizenship in a positive environment where they receive guidance from adult mentors. These mentors encourage and guide 4-H members through proactive leadership roles.

For more information about Monmouth County 4-H, please visit or call 732-431-7260 ext. 7264.

In addition to the Monmouth County 4-H Spring Livestock Expo, the Monmouth County Park System and the Rutgers Cooperative Extension of Monmouth County 4-H Youth Development team up to present the annual Monmouth County Fair. The Fair will take place Wednesday, July 24 to Sunday, July 28.

The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Board of Chosen Freeholders, is the County’s Open Space, Parks and Recreation agency.

For more information about the Park System, please visit or call 732-842-4000. For individuals with hearing impairments, the Park System TTY/TDD number is 711.

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