SUMMIT, NJ - Reeves-Reed Arboretum is starting the New Year with slate of events designed to connect folks of all ages with nature. Activities, dates and times include:

Full Moon Hike -- January 10, 7 - 8 p.m.

Come for a walk in the woods under the moonlight. On an easy stroll through the woodland trails, learn about how our senses work differently at night.  Afterwards, warm up with some hot chocolate.

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Family Arboretum Challenge -- January 11, 10 -11:30 a.m.

Equipped with a map and compass, families will head out into the Arboretum gardens and woodlands in search of hidden clues. Once completed, head inside for hot chocolate and work together to decipher the code.

Oaks & Acorns Honor National Hero Martin Luther King, Jr. -- January 15, 1 - 2 p.m.

The winter session of Oaks & Acorns is dedicated to learning about Martin Luther King, Jr. Take nature walks, tell stories, and create a one-of-a-kind art project.

Kids Can Cook - Comfort Foods -- January 16, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Enter the historic Wisner House kitchen and whip up some of mouth-watering favorites.

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day of Service -- January 20, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Stop by the Stackhouse Education Center to create a unique Valentine’s Day cards from recycled materials, sure to warm the heart of a patient in a local hospital.

Chinese New Year Celebration -- January 23, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

Come celebrate the Chinese New Year with crafts, tasty snacks, and stories commemorating the 'Year of the Rat'.

Tap That Tree! -- January 25, 10 - 11:30 a.m.

February marks the beginning of maple sugaring season. Join the Arboretum and tap its maple trees in preparation for this season’s sap flow.

Registration is required for all programs. For additional information, specific age requirements and to register, visit, or call 908-273-8787, ext. 1010.