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We Love Poricy Park Day - FREE Event!
Poricy Park Conservancy Announces "We Love Poricy Park Day" on Saturday, June 6th, 1pm-4pm at Poricy Park
Live Reptile Show (2pm-3pm) - you will be fascinated by mammals, lizards, snakes, frogs, turtles and insects, presented by Rizzo's Wildlife.
Self-Guided Scavenger Nature Hunt - park-wide, pick up your map guide in the Nature Center; return your completed map for a “token” prize.
Explore Poricy Park with a trained guide; sign up on site for hikes departing Nature Center.
Pond Activity - Learn about the creatures of the Murray Pond Ecosystem; observe tadpoles and dragon flies and chat with knowledgeable volunteers about pond life and your observations.
Nature Arts & Crafts activity table
Look and Learn all about worms
Self-Guided GeoCaching and PPC Guided Geocache excursion
Murray Homestead activities/demonstrations celebrating Joseph Murray including interpretive tours of the Murray farmhouse & Barn, colonial children's games, flax processing demonstrations, butter churning, wood working demo, Colonial Garden tours and tips, colonial cooking exhibition.
Nature Center/Gift Shop Open - Learn all about the benefits of membership and the ongoing impact community support has on the future of the Poricy Park Conservancy.
Thank you to Protector Sponsor, TD Bank of Middletown and all Park volunteers, for helping to make this event possible. Activities and schedule subject to change.
All community and summer camp programs are run by Poricy Park Conservancy, a non-profit 501 (c) (3) organization, located at 345 Oak Hill Road in MiddletownTownship. With exceptional ecological resources, the 250 acre historical and nature site makes it one of the largest parks in MonmouthCounty. PPC offers a variety of class trips for school children with hands-on programs including history, science and nature for pre-K through 5th grade. The Park offers recreational activities such as magnificent wooded hiking trails, bird watching, pristine pond settings, fishing, and a one-of-a-kind 70 million year-old Cretaceous fossil bed. PoricyPark is home to the 1770 NJ Historic Murray Farmhouse and Barn. The NatureCenter is open Monday-Friday, 9:00am-4:00pm and weekends based on scheduled programs. For more information please visit www.PoricyPark.org, or call 732-842-5966.
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