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Summer Solstice Full Moon Campfire and Night Hike set for Friday, June 22, 2018 at 7:30 to 9:30 pm. Gather around a warm campfire to roast marshmallows and learn about some incredible night wildlife!  We’ll have special guests from Rutgers to teach us about BATS!  We’ll even get to listen to them with a special acoustic monitor.  We will also have Astronomers from the Morris Museum Astronomical Society, will bring their BIG telescopes and point out interesting celestial objects, stars and constellations under the glow of the Full Strawberry Moon! The cost is $25 per group of four, $5 for each additional guest. Please register by Wednesday, June 20. For more information, please contact Lauren Theis by phone at 908-234-1852, ext. 314, or via e-mail at ltheis@raritanheadwaters.org. Fee is refundable only if RHA cancels the event.

INDEPENDENCE DAY FIREWORKS are set for July 4 in North Branch Park – Gates open at 6 p.m. Food…Fireworks…Fun… HISTORICAL – Third New Jersey Regiment “Jersey Blues” Revolutionary War Encampment – 6pm – 9pm FIREWORKS DISPLAY – 9:30pm Free 6pm – 10pm North Branch Park, Bridgewater  908 722-1200 x5225 Come celebrate Independence Day with spectacular fireworks!  North Branch Park gates will open at 6pm to allow vehicles to enter the park, and the fireworks display will be held at 9:30pm.  Visitors should plan to arrive early.  Food will be available for purchase, and a Revolutionary War encampment will re-create life during the 1770’s.  Park visitors should bring lawn chairs or blankets while they enjoy time in the park before the Independence Day fireworks begin.  Picnic baskets are also allowed, but alcohol is prohibited. For your safety and enjoyment, Somerset County Park Commission and the Bridgewater Police offer the following information so you may plan ahead. Arrive early to avoid parking delays. Please note: Vehicular traffic exiting the park after the fireworks will be delayed for about 30 minutes to allow pedestrians to cross Milltown Road. In case of inclement weather, fireworks only will be held on Wednesday, July 5. Call the Activity […]

Seaside Heights Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza will be held Wednesday, 9:30 pm. A spectacular fireworks display on the oceanfront. Fireworks are viewable from anywhere on The Classic American Boardwalk.

On the Pine Avenue beach, Wildwood, but visible from almost anywhere on the Wildwoods Boardwalk! This special holiday fireworks extravaganza is sponsored by the Greater Wildwoods Tourism Improvement and Development Authority (GWTIDA). 10 p.m. Free. Rain date is July 5th at 10 p.m. 609.523.1602 or http://www.DOOWW.com

Celebrate the 4th of July in Tuckerton! 10am: Parade down Main Street 4:30pm-9pm: Food Vendors and Family Fun at Tuckerton Seaport (Live Music by September’s Brew & Jugglers) Complimentary Seaport admission all day! End the day with fireworks over the lake at dusk sponsored by the Pinelands July 4th Committee. Experience old fashioned fun at Tuckerton Seaport! Tuckerton Seaport & Baymen’s Museum is located at 120 West Main Street in the heart of historic Tuckerton. No admission charge on the 4th of July. Come explore the Tuckerton Seaport’s 40 acres of family fun, featuring maritime activities, historic and recreated buildings, live animals, a boardwalk, miniature golf course, and exhibits. For more information, find the Tuckerton Seaport on FaceBook or call 609-296-8868. Enjoy fireworks at dusk, a little after 9pm, in Tuckerton. Sponsored by the Pinelands 4th of July Committee.

Stone Harbor hosts an Independence Day celebration held July 2 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the 95th Street Beach Pavilion. Enjoy a Jazz & Blues concert followed by fireworks starting at 9:30 p.m.

Princeton’s Memorial Day Parade starts 10 a.m. on the corner of Princeton Avenue and Nassau Street and continues to Princeton Monument Hall at 1 Monument Dr. or 45 Stockton St. All are invited to attend a short ceremony at the hall at 11 a.m. Veterans are encouraged to be in the parade. Email: mark.freda@verizon.net for more information.

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