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Morris County Parks events: Birds, trees and historic fashion

MORRIS COUNTY, NJ – A few of the Morris County Park’s events occurring in the next week are listed below. To view more events, click here.

Virtual Home School Days: Wondrous Woodpeckers

Play a Jeopardy-type game to learn everything there is to know about these fascinating creatures. Find out what kinds we have here in Morris County, about their unique adaptations and many more fun facts!

Tuesday, March 9 from 1:30 – 2:30 p.m. Ages 6 – 12. Cost: $10 per child. Click here to register. Preregistration is required. For more information, call 973-635-6629.

Virtual Lunch and Learn: Fashion Through the Ages

Historic program for adults.

In celebration of Women’s History Month, join museum registrar Katie Humphreys as we take a virtual tour through the changing face of women’s fashion over the past two hundred years. Discover why certain choices became fashionable, learn how to identify what decade a dress is from, and get a sneak peek at how our museum professional staff preserves these delicate pieces for the future.

Thursday, March 11 from noon to 12:45 p.m. Cost: $10 per person. Click here to register. Preregistration is required. For more information, call 973-631-5022.

In-Person Home School Days: The Stories of the Trees

Why is a dogwood called a dogwood? How did the oak tree help start the Revolutionary War? Learn stories, legends, and myths about some of the oldest residents of the USA. Dress for the weather. We’re going outside!

Thursday, March 11 from 1:30-2:30 p.m. at Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Ave., Morris Township. Ages 6 – 12. Cost:  $10 per child. Click here to register. Preregistration is required. For more information, 973-326-7601.

Virtual Home School Days: Fact or Fiction, Nature Edition

Environmental Education: Should I pick up a fallen baby bird? Do you get two worms when a worm is cut in half? Do black bears actually hibernate? In this LIVE, interactive virtual presentation, determine what really is fact or fiction regarding some of the most commonly seen and talked about New Jersey animals.

Thursday, March 11 from 4-5 p.m. Ages 7 & up. Click here to register. Cost: $10 per household. Preregistration is required. For more information, 973-635-6629.

Jay Edwards

Born and raised in Northwest NJ, Jay has a degree in Communications and has had a life-long interest in local radio and various styles of music. Jay has held numerous jobs over the years such as stunt car driver, bartender, voice-over artist, traffic reporter (award winning), NY Yankee maintenance crewmember and peanut farm worker. His hobbies include mountain climbing, snowmobiling, cooking, performing stand-up comedy and he is an avid squirrel watcher. Jay has been a guest on America’s Morning Headquarters,program on The Weather Channel, and was interviewed by Sam Champion.

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