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Closed Parks and Trails (as of 5/4/15)

Sunrise Lake Beach Club

Saturday, August 29 and Sunday, August 30 
This weekend the beach will be open and the Wibit will be available. However, the deep end will be closed. Please call ahead to see if we have reached capacity at 973.267.4351.

This holiday weekend there will swimming limited to the shallow end only. Boating will be available. However, there will be no deep end swimming, and the Wibit will be closed for the holiday weekend. The fees have been reduced. Adult/ $4 per person. Child/$3 per person.

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Spend the day at the beach! Sunrise Lake Beach Club offers swimming, boating, fishing, and more. Run, jump, climb, and splash across Wibit, an inflatable obstacle course that offers fun for anyone age 7 and older. Don’t miss an opportunity to slide down the Zoom Floom. Play volleyball on the beach or build castles in the sand, it’s all so convenient in Morris Township. A bath/boathouse provides restrooms, showers, and changing facilities.

Weekends Only: May 23 - June 28 & September 5 - 7
Tuesday - Sunday: June 30 - August 30
Closed Mondays

Weekends: 11 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Tuesday - Sunday: 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m. (Tuesdays in July: 11 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.)

Sunrise Lake Beach Club, Lewis Morris County Park, 270 Mendham Road, Morris Township.

Weekend Rate: $7/adult (16-64), $6/child (5-15), $6/senior (65+), ages 4 & under FREE.
Weekday Rate: $6/adult (16-64), $5/child (5-15), $5/senior (65+), ages 4 & under FREE.

Contact: 973.267.4351

Movie Night: Numen - The Healing Power of Plants

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Numen is a visually stunning documentary film focusing on the healing power of plants. It counterpoints beautiful imagery of medicinal plants with thought-provoking interviews with noted doctors and herbalists. The word ‘numen’ means the presiding spirit or divinity of a place, and the film is intended for herbalists, gardeners, medical practitioners, plant lovers, and everyone concerned about human and environmental health.

Date: Friday, September 11
Time: 7 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Location: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township
Cost: $5 per person
Contact: 973.326.7603

Silent Art Auction

Painting of a horse, which will be featured at the Silent Art Auction

Enjoy an afternoon at a Silent Art Auction from works of local and renown artists in this majestic setting with music, a tour, and refreshments. Proceeds of this event will help to provide the funds for a new team of draft horse who work on the farm at Fosterfields Living Historical Farm.

Date: Saturday, September 12
Time: 12 noon - 4 p.m.
Location: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township
Cost: $20 advance ticket or $25 at the door
Contact: 973.512.3458

1920s Country Fair & Harvest Festival

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Come one, come all to the country fair with farm animals, wagon-rides, food trucks, live music, exhibits, old-fashioned games, demonstrations, and hands-on activities that offer something for everyone!

Date: Sunday, September 13
Time: 12 noon - 5 p.m.
Location: Fosterfields Living Historical Farm, 73 Kahdena Road, Morris Township
Cost: $8/adult, $7/senior (65+), $6/ages 4 - 16, $4/ages 2 and 3. FREE under age 2, and Friends members half price with a current membership card.
Contact: 973.326.7645

Historic Fashion Show, Inspired by Godey's

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Journey through the decades of the 1830s to the 1860s to discover the various fashions of past American women, all thanks to the fashion plates in Godey's Lady's Book.

Date: Sunday, September 20
Time: Tours begin at 1 p.m., 2 p.m., 3 p.m. & 4 p.m.
Location: The Frelinghuysen Arboretum, 353 East Hanover Avenue, Morris Township
Cost: $7/adult, $6/senior, $5/child, under 4 are FREE
Contact: 973.285.6550

Check Out Our School Programs

Teachers: Take advantage of our many excellent field trips that are close at hand and offer a wealth of educational experiences at affordable prices. Our lesson topics and objectives are closely correlated to the NJ Core Curriculum Standards as well as the most commonly taught science and social studies topics in local schools. Our programs include hands-on activities, pre- and post- trip lessons, and take home follow-up activities. Professional development courses are also available.

Click the skating bunny for Mennen Arena Learn to Skate Program informationLearn to Skate Program

Sign up for Mennen Arena's Learn to Skate classes. Programs available for three year olds to adults!

A Tour of Morris County's Open Spaces

Come walk with us through parks, at a wildlife refuge, on trails and at historic sites in this half-hour program about Open Spaces and Historic Places in Morris County, New Jersey. Thanks to Greener New Jersey Productions for making this video possible!