This weekend in Middletown, temperatures will be in the 80s with partially cloudy skies.
End of Summer Picnic
Celebrate the end of summer with a family picnic on Sunday, August 26 from 4 to 5 p.m. at Huber Woods Park, Middletown. In addition to the picnic, there will be a scavenger hunt, an insect safari and more activities. Registration and a $3 registration fee is required. For more information, click here.
Sandy Hook Weekend
The National Park Service turns 96 years on Saturday, August 25 and national parks across the country will host special programs to celebrate. Parking fees will be waived at Gateway National Recreation Area for the day.
Hike trails and identify edible plants, Sandy Hook, N.J. (parking lot M), 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. and the cost is $5 per person. Bring binoculars, sunscreen, water and comfortable shoes. Call 732-291-0055 for more information.
5k Race Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education
The Center for Holocaust, Human Rights & Genocide Education (Chhange) at Brookdale Community College will hold a 5K Challenge for Chhange Run/Walk at the Lincroft main campus of Brookdale Community College.
The run/walk will take place on Sunday, August 26 with race registration beginning at 7:00 a.m. The race begins at 8:30 a.m. Awards will be presented at 9:45 a.m. The cost to register is $25, which will benefit the center.
Keansburg Fire Co #1 100th Anniversary Celebration
Keansburg Fire Company #1 is celebrating their 100th Anniversary with a fire truck parade at 11:30 a.m., Sunday, followed by a chili contest, and car and motorcycle show. Entertainment includes live bands and a DJ all day long. Admission is $15.00 and includes a 100th Anniversary Beer Mug for food, beer and soda. Please Contact Patrick at Inspirations Remodeling Contractors at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Murray Barn Open House
Walk through the barn that Joseph Murray built Sunday, August 26, 2012 beginning at 3:00 pm. View the barn's original 18th-century timbers and other unusual colonial artifact replicas including the unusual root cellar. An experienced interpreter share the history of the barn. The tour is appropriate for all ages. Children must be supervised by their adult. Meet at the Murray Barn. Donations welcomed and appreciated. These support ongoing programs at Poricy Park Conservancy.