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Bernards Twp. Schedules 'Youth Week' Fun For School Vacation

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Liberty Corner Elementary School, Church St., Liberty Corner Village in Bernards Township. Credits: By Linda Sadlouskos
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BERNARDS TOWNSHIP, NJ - Looking for something to do with the kids while Bernards Township school are closed next week? You don't even have to leave your hometown to enjoy planned activities such as kite flying, bike decorating - and the popular annual Fishing Derby, scheduled for next Saturday at Southard Park off North Maple Avenue in nothern Basking Ridge.

The free activities, sponsored by the township Department of Parks and Recreation, is open to children ages 3 and older.

Registration is not required. Participants are asked to show up at the specified time and places.

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Monday, April 13 - Kite Flying at Mountain Park, 11 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. Children are asked to bring their own kites to fly them sky high at Mountain Park. Participants should meet at the parking lot off Martinsville Road.

Wednesday, April 15 - Bike Decorating at Pleasant Valley Park, 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., off Valley Road. Join township ecreation officials at Pleasant Valley Park picnic shelter for a morning of bike decorating.

All children are welcome to parade around the park with the newly made over bikes! Bring your own bike. Decorations will be provided.

Thursday, April 16 - Chalk Drawing and Window Painting from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. at Dunham Park, Liberty Corner Road (heading towards Far Hills, park entrance is on your left), in the Liberty Corner section of Bernards Township.

Children are ask to join in at Dunham Park's Indoor Room for a morning of artistic drawing. Chalk (for children in 3rd grade and under) and paint (for students in 4th grade and up) will be provided for drawings.

Annual Fishing Derby

The township's family Fishing Derby will be held from 9 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, April 18, at the pond at  Southard Park, North Maple Avenue (heading north, past the Bernards Township Library, park comes up on the right-hand side).

The park's pond will once again be stocked with trout! Children can compete to see who can catch the biggest fish from the pond.

Prizes will be awarded for the largest fish in various categories, according to the township recreation department.

Children should bring their own fishing pole and bait. No license is required. Rain or Shine!

http://www.bernards.org/Departments_Services/Parks_Recreation/RecRundown.aspx

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