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January 12, 2019

BERNARDS TWP., NJ -- The 27th annual Nature Through a Child's Eye exhibit of Somerset County elementary students' art with an environmental theme, will be on display through Feb. 3 at the Somerset County Park Commission Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge, with receptions on Jan.

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - One of the holiday season's most popular family events -- the 41st Annual Festival of Trees at the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge -- will be open daily for public tours through most of December. The Somerset County Park Commission's EEC each year presents ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Ring in the holiday season with friends and family at the fifth annual Winter Market and Christmas Tree Lighting in downtown Basking Ridge from noon to 7 p.m. this Saturday, Dec. 1. Look for unique gifts while at the same time picking out a tree at Bishop Janes United Church's ...

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SOMERSET HILLS, NJ - Fall foliage has been at its peak the last few weeks in the Somerset HIlls region, and TAPinto Somerset Hills is sharing some of the best local places enjoy the autumn foliage. To have your photos added to the gallery here or to share your favorite spots to find fall foliage ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ _ New Jersey Audubon in Bernardsville will hold its fall Native Plant sale this Saturday. Come visit Scherman Hoffman Wildlife Sanctuary this Sunday for a great selection of native perennials, ornamental grasses, ferns and shrubs that can add both habitat and food for your yard ...

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FAR HILLS, NJ - The Somerset County Park Commission Leonard J. Buck Garden will hold a program on one of the most royal of insects in our area _ “The Magical Mysterious Monarch” _ from 10 to 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Aug. 23 at Leonard J. Buck Garden, 11 Layton Road in Far Hills. Cynthia Hedin, ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H Fair came to North Branch Park last week, as thousands visited the grounds to see all the 4-H has to offer. Guests enjoyed seeing cows, pigs, goats, sheep, dogs and many more animals, while also exploring trains, RC cars, artwork, plants and much more ...

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BRIDGEWATER, NJ - The Somerset County 4-H Fair returns to North Branch Park, in Bridgewater, Aug. 8 through Aug. 10 for its 71st anniversary of free family fun. The fair will run from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m on all three days with parking at the park itself, and free shuttle buses running from 9:30 ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - It's time to sign up for this summer's annual “The County Caper," an event that provides both family fun and an opportunity to learn about Somerset County's wide array of county parks. Once again, there will be two County Caper events hosted by the naturalists at the ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - The only entrance road into heavily-used Pleasant Valley Park might seem a bit unusual for those heading in for the first time _ cars and bikes must slow down to cross a steady stream flowing across a low point in the roadway.  At times of the year, the stream might dry up _ ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ _ Saturday, June 30, is the last day to purchase a commemorative tree from Bernards Township as a way of: honoring the memory of a relative, friend or member of an organization; noting a milestone or special event; or perhaps recognizing a volunteer's or employee's ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – Each summer, the Environmental Education Center (EEC) in Basking Ridge holds programs that let children and teens explore nature for summer activities that both entertaining and an opportunity to learn about the environment. The programs are organized and led by the EEC's ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Have electronics that need to be recycled? Gather them up and bring them to Verizon's sixth Recycling Rally from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. on Thursday, May 10. The event, which is free and open to the public will take place at the Verizon Corporate Center, visitor parking lot overflow ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Mount Prospect Elementary School will hold the school's first STEM Day for all students from 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Friday, April 27, with 22 different parent presentations scheduled in the area of science, technology, engineering and math.  Each class will have an ...

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BERNARDSVILLE, NJ – Somerset County naturalist and Basking Ridge resident Ben Barkley believes that the World Series of Birding is the ideal event to hook kids on birding and introduce them to a lifelong passion for conservation. He should know; it happened to him. His experience with the annual ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ – The naturalists at Somerset County Park Commission's Environmental Education Center (EEC) have long offered a wealth of educational and entertaining programs on nature and environmental programs for all ages. Now, the EEC's staff is offering to bring a variety of those programs ...

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  SOMERVILLE, NJ - The Somerset County Freeholders recognized New Jersey Horticultural Therapy Week at its March 13th meeting, presenting a proclamation to Branchburg resident and horticultural therapist Laura DePrado. A proclamation in recognition of a story she wrote that was published in ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ –  The Stop The Quarry Plan (STQP) group has reached two of its three goals and is ready to celebrate that milestone. The invitation is open to the public. The Friends of STQP sent an event announcement to e-mail mailboxes of STQP supporters with news of the planned ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Bernards residents age 16 or older are invited to register by February 28 for the seventh annual Community Art Show -- Inspired by Nature. Artwork submitted to the nonjuried show will later be exhibited at the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge. The exhibit is ...

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BASKING RIDGE, NJ - Continuing a tradition in the Northeast United States that was begun centuries ago by Native Americans and colonists, the Environmental Education Center in Basking Ridge again invites children and adults to a 90-minute program to witness how maple trees are tapped, learn about ...

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BERNARDS TWP., NJ - Although the history may be unknown to many current residents, the still-natural setting of Bernards Township and a neighboring chunk of Morris County is all due to a hard-fought battle by citizens and area politicians that began in 1959 when the Port Authority of New York ...

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