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10:30 am First Friday Story Time

Gather with your little ones while our educators share a story worthy of the Abbott Marshlands, followed by a craft or activity. We’ve chosen the best stories of wildlife and history to enjoy inside or outside if the weather is nice!

FREE, donations welcome.

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Tulpehaking Nature Center: 157 Westcott Ave. Hamilton, NJ

10:00 am 2018_1st Sat Nov. Bluffs

November 3 – Bordentown Bluffs, D&R Canal State Park. Meet at end of Stanton Ave., Bordentown Twp.   (Take US-206 south of I-195; take 1st right after Pointe Breeze apartments.  Look for Abbott Marshlands logo; street sign is missing. There is one steep hill, which can be avoided. Guide: Mary Leck.

All 1st Saturday Abbott Marshlands Walks will begin promptly at 10 am and last until noon. In addition to RWJ – Hamilton, Friends for the Abbott Marshlands, and Tulpehaking Nature Center, these walks are cosponsored by Mercer County Park Commission, Bordentown Twp. Environmental Commission, and D&R Canal State Park.

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9:00 am Trail Crew

Come help maintain our beloved trail systems with some hands on fun.
Register with Jillian Stark, Mercer County Land Steward at jstark@mercercounty.org.
Ages 12+, under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Location
Roebling Memorial Park

9:00 am 2018 Autumn Trash Pickup

November 10 (Sat.). Marshlands trash pickup. 9 a.m. – noon. Meet at Spring Lake, Roebling Park, Hamilton, NJ. From South Broad St., turn onto Sewell Ave., drive to the end, turn left and drive down the hill to the parking lot. Please wear long pants, long sleeves, and boots. To Register, contact Sara Sayed, Watershed Ambassador, ambassadorwma20@gmail.com. 609-888-3218, Coffee and donuts provided.

1:30 pm Ancient Technologies: Making an Amulet Necklace

Create your own amulet and necklace from start to finish using techniques reminiscent of the Lenape people. With guidance from archaeologist and primitive technologist Jack Cresson, participants will practice ancient arts of making cordage, and drilling and refining a stone pendant to take home.

Co-sponsored by the Archaeological Society of New Jersey.

$5/person or $20/family.  Registration required by Saturday, Nov. 3 to natureprograms@mercercounty.org

Location
Tulpehaking Nature Center: 157 Westcott Ave. Hamilton, NJ

1:00 pm Cub Scout Days

Check TNC for registration details and specifics about badges.

Location
Tulpehaking Nature Center: 157 Westcott Ave. Hamilton, NJ

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9:00 am Stewardship Crew

Join us in the parks as we do our part to protect our precious natural resources by removing invasive species, caring for pollinator gardens, and planting native trees and flowers.
Register with Jillian Stark, Mercer County Land Steward at jstark@mercercounty.org.
Ages 12+, under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Location
Roebling Memorial Park

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1:00 pm Girl Scout Days

Check TNC for registration details and specifics about badges.

Location
Tulpehaking Nature Center: 157 Westcott Ave. Hamilton, NJ

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10:00 am Opt Outside on Black Friday with Nature Programs

Take a break from Black Friday shopping, get some fresh air, and work off some of that Thanksgiving meal. Mercer County Nature Programs is joining REI’s #OptOutside movement to offer everyone the opportunity to opt outside! On this day, visit the Tulpehaking Nature Center for a passport to the Abbott Marshlands scavenger hunt and a chance to win a prize!

Location
Tulpehaking Nature Center: 157 Westcott Ave. Hamilton, NJ

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9:00 am Trail Crew

Come help maintain our beloved trail systems with some hands on fun.
Register with Jillian Stark, Mercer County Land Steward at jstark@mercercounty.org.
Ages 12+, under 16 must be accompanied by an adult.

Location
Roebling Memorial Park

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