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Somerset County Hosts Container Gardening with Edible Plants Workshop for Kids

June 21, 2017

FRANKLIN TOWNSHIP, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission Horticulture Department has scheduled “Container Gardening with Edible Plants,” a workshop for children age 7 to 10 accompanied by an adult. The workshop is limited to 10 participants.

The program is scheduled for Saturday, June 24 from 10 a.m.-noon at the Colonial Park Fragrance & Sensory Garden, ...

Hillsborough Rotary Golf Classic Benefits Hugs for Brady

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - The Rotary Club of Hillsborough’s annual charity Golf Classic tees off at the Royce Brook Golf ClubMonday,June 19, a fund raising event benefiting local community organizations.

Over the years, the Rotary Club of Hillsborough Golf Classic has raised funds to support a wide variety of local community organizations and other Rotary Foundation philanthropic ...

Somerville Hosts Girls on the Run 5K June 11

SOMERVILLE, NJ - Girls on the Run of Central New Jersey will host a fund raising 5K Sunday, June 11 with the start/finish line at Grove and East High Street, alongside the Somerset County office complex.

Registration begins at 8 a.m. with the race starting at 9:30 a.m.

On-site registration is $35. Runners are asked to make a $16 donation in celebration of the group's 16th ...

Hillsborough: Volunteers Needed at Sourland Mountain Preserve for Trail Maintenance

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ - Somerset County Park Commission Park Rangers will work with volunteers on a trail maintenance project at the Sourland Mountain Preserve off East Mountain Road on Saturday, June 3 to commemorate National Trails Day.

Each year since 1993,  local initiatives have been undertaken to raise awareness of the “Trails for All Americans” program that is intended ...

Somerville: Legal Runaround 5K Race Starts at Courthouse, Finishes at County Jail

SOMERVILLE, NJ – Motorists are advised to avoid roads in the vicinity of the Somerset County office complex Thursday, May 25 from 5-8 p.m. as hundreds of runners will fill the streets for the 12th annual Legal Runaround.

Police will maintain rolling closures of East High Street and Park Ave. Grove Street will be closed off all three hours between E. Main Street and E. High Street.

Horseback Riding Lessons Begin at Lord Stirling Stable

BASKING RIDGE, NJ – The Somerset County Park Commission will begin registration for summer horseback riding classes and other seasonal programs at Lord Stirling Stable, 256 South Maple Ave. June 3.

 Lessons are offered to juniors (ages 9-17) and adults, and will accommodate first-time beginners through more advanced levels with jumping experience.  All classes are one ...

Hillsborough: Farm to Table Market at Duke Farms Opens Sunday, May 21

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – The popular Farm to Table Market at Duke Farms reopens for the 2017 season on Sunday, May 21 on the grounds of the Visitors Center off Duke Parkway West.

Dozens of vendors with fresh produce, farm products, herbs, dairy, beef, cheeses, wines and crafts will be selling their products from noon-5 p.m. on Sundays through Oct. 29.

“The market demonstrates land ...

Therapeutic Horse Farm in Hillsborough Hosts Family Fun Day for Special Needs Children, Adults and Families

HILLSBOROUGH, NJ – A free Family Fun Day for children and adults with special needs and their families will be hosted by Adonis Basil at his Legend Equestrian and Atlantic Rehabilitation Institute on Saturday, May 20 from 11 a.m.-2 p.m.

The institute is the centerpiece of a sprawling 30-acre horse farm dotted with stables, pastures and riding trails at 1800 Millstone Road.

Guests will ...

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