SUMMIT, NJ - Perhaps If Punxsutawney Phil knew of Reeves-Reed Arboretum's 'Maple Sugaring Fest', he'd never see his shadow again.

After all, maple syrup season is one of the first true signs of spring, a happening that the Arboretum will sweetly celebrate on February 25, from 1 - 4 p.m., when the community is invited to enjoy a winter afternoon outdoors which will include tapping and cooking demonstrations, a scavenger hunt, games, and taste tests.

Cost for the family-friendly interactive festival is free to all Reeves-Reed Arboretum members, with non-members fees set at $5 per person or $20 per family. Those who plan to attend are reminded that 'Maple Sugaring Fest' is an outdoor event and, therefore, are reminded to wear boots and dress for the weather.

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The event is underwritten by Investors Savings Bank, with a snow date of March 4.

For more information, visit reeves-reedarboretum.org or call 908-273-8787, ext. 1010. Reeves-Reed Arboretum is located at 165 Hobart Avenue.