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Plenty To Do In and Around Montville Township During Spring Break

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Montville Township Recreation's Egg Hunt Credits: Melissa Benno
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MONTVILLE, NJ – If you’re sticking around Montville Township for the public schools’ spring break week of April 8 through 16, there’s still lots to do in and around town.

Sesquicentennial

Join the Montville Township Committee on Tuesday, April 11 at 11:00 a.m. as they commemorate the township’s 150th anniversary with a special proclamation-filled celebration. According to township officials, there will be “special guests,” a choir, and various local and state officials in attendance and making presentations.  Montville Township’s history will also be read.

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Library Museum Passes

The Montville Township Public Library offers free museum passes to Imagine That! children's museum, Morris Museum, the Intrepid and five other museums. A borrower may reserve a pass by phone, to be picked up the same day before library closing time, up to 60 days in advance or on a first-come, first served, walk-in basis by calling the library’s information desk at: 973-402-0900, ext 227 when the library is open. For more information, click: Museum Pass.

Montville Township Public Library Programs

During spring break week, the library will be hosting programs for children, teens and adults. Storytime with a craft will be held Monday, April 10 at 10:00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m., April 11 at 10:00 a.m. and April 15 at 10:00 a.m.

The library will be showing “Moana” on Wednesday, April 12 at 6:30 p.m. There will be a drop-in craft all day on Saturday, and Lego Fun on Monday.

The library’s celebration of National Library Week will be on the 12th at 1:00 p.m. when the staff invites you to “Bring Your Own Book!”

For more information about these events, click: Calendar

Pyramid Mountain

Pyramid Mountain natural historic area, located at the intersection of Mars Court and Boonton Avenue, is open daily from sunrise to sunset throughout the year.

The Visitors Center is open Wednesday through Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. throughout the year. Trail maps are available.

On Sunday, April 9, at 10:00 a.m., the site is sponsoring an “Egg-citing Egg Walk,” rated “easy,” for ages 3 and up, where hikers can learn about animals that lay eggs and join a wild egg hunt to search for hidden eggs. The cost is $2 per person, and hikers should pre-register by calling 973-334-3130.

On Friday, April 14, at 11:00 a.m., the mountain will hold a “Lunchtime Family Hike” for ages 7 and up. Families are invited to picnic at a scenic spot along the Taylortown Reservoir. The cost is $2 per person, and hikers should pre-register by calling 973-334-3130.

Easter-Related Activities

On Saturday, April 8, Montville Township Police Explorer Post 805 will be sponsoring “Breakfast with the Easter Bunny” at the Senior House from 8:00 a.m. to 10:30 a.m. Join the bunny for egg coloring, crafts and eggs with sausage. 

The township will be holding its annual Egg Hunt on Sunday, April 9 at 1:00 p.m. for children pre-K through grade 5. A petting zoo, face painter and balloon sculptor will be on hand, and Mr. Bunny arrives via fire truck. Rain date is Friday, April 14 at 11:30 a.m.

The Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt will be held on Saturday, April 15 from 10 am to noon. Ms. Peter Rabbit and her family will be there, along with  refreshments after the hunt. All children and their parents are welcome. 

Recreation

The Montville Township Recreation Department is sponsoring a multi-sport camp for kids ages 5 through 11. Students will be able to try out baseball, basketball, cricket, flag football, hockey, handball, lacrosse, soccer, rugby and more.

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Keep your pet healthy with Montville Township’s free rabies clinic, to be held April 8.

 

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