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Scotland Run Park Nature Center offers events through the holidays

For Immediate Release: December 17, 2017
Contact:  Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger (856-853-3395) or
Freeholder Frank J. DiMarco (856-853-3386) 

Scotland Run Park Nature Center offers events through the holidays 

(Clayton, NJ) – The Scotland Run Park Nature Center will hold several events in December and January announced Freeholder Director Robert M. Damminger and Freeholder Frank J. DiMarco. 

Freeholder Director Damminger said, "The cold weather does not have to keep our residents from enjoying nature. There is always something to see or learn at the Nature Center." 

Freeholder DiMarco, Liaison to the Dept. of Parks and Recreation, said that workshops and nature events would be held throughout the winter months. 

DiMarco said, “Some people really enjoy the cold weather and for those who are ready to bundle up, there are bird walks, eco tours and the popular Nature Tots program.” 

The below programs are free and held at the Scotland Run Park Nature Center, 980 E. Academy St., Clayton.   Registration is required by calling (856) 881-0845. 

Nature Tots will be held at 9 a.m. or 10:30 a.m. on Tuesdays at Scotland Run Park.  The December schedule:

Dec. 5 - Holiday Walk
Dec. 12  – Evergreen
Dec. 19  - Lake Walk

This program is for tots and their caregivers.  Dress for the weather.  

Evergreen Wreath Workshop will be held on Thursday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m.
Make an evergreen wreath the old fashion way. Bring a wire coat hanger, pruners, ribbon, floral wire, and a bag of evergreens. If you don't have all the materials, there will be materials to share. For ages 12 and over. 

Trim A Tree for Wildlife will be held on Saturday, Dec. 16 at 10 a.m. Make edible ornaments for wildlife. A great way for children to learn about the gift of giving by sharing the holidays with furred and feathered friends.  

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