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    Saturday, November 1st, 2014

    Legend of the Jersey Devil show -- Albert Hall

     

    Time & Place

    7:30pm to 11:30pm
    Albert Music Hall, 131 Wells Mills Road (Rt. 532), Waretown, NJ 08758

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    Listen to the story of the legend of the Jersey Devil. Bring your cameras to get lots of photos of Albert Hall's funny and congenial Jersey Devil.

    The program features a live stage concert of bluegrass, country, and traditional music by regional bands from the tri-state area. This show is being presented in the new Albert Music Hall building.

    Appearing: Heidi Olsen & The Night, Rawhide, Jersey Devil, Basement Musicians, Acoustic Thunder, Pickin' Shed Jam (Events subject to change)

    Sound: Music Men Productions Ltd.

    Light refreshments and gift items may be purchased.

    No alcoholic beverages or smoking allowed.

    Admission: $5.00 for adults and $1.00 for children 11 and under.

    Doors open at 6:00 PM.

    All proceeds to benefit the Pinelands Cultural Society and the Albert Music Hall Scholarship Fund.

    More Information

    609-971-1593 | Web

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    Sunday, November 2nd, 2014

    Interpretive Trail Hike at Rancocas Nature Conservancy

     

    Time & Place

    1:00pm to 2:00pm
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

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    Join an RNC naturalist for an interpretive hike through our varied habitats. It's a great way to become familiar with our well-maintained trails.

    The pace is easy and suitable for all ages of adults and interested teenagers.

    Please pre-register. Cost: RNC members, FREE; nonmembers, $4/person, $10/family.

    More Information

    (609) 261-2495 | Email | Web

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    Dr. Still: Black Doctor of the Pines

     

    Time & Place

    2:00pm to 4:00pm
    Peachfield, 180 Burrs Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

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    The story of Dr. Still, Black Doctor of the Pines, will be introduced by Samuel Still, a descendant of Dr. Still. A one act play entitled "Still Standing", written by Rev. Terrell Person, descendant of Dr. Still, that tells the tale of Levin and Charity Still, parents of Dr. Still, will be presented. The story follows their escape from slavery, Charity's recapture and finally her freedom. The play will be followed by "If These Stones Could Talk", a DVD produced by Rev. Person, which tells the story of the Still family.

    Admission is $5 per person; Friends of Peachfield admitted free of charge. Reservations are recommended as seating is limited. This program is well-suited for children of all ages.

    NSCDA-NJ has received an operating support grant from the New Jersey Historical Commission, a division of the Department of State.

    More Information

    609-267-6996 | Email

    Find Related Info: Dr. James Still, All ages, history

     

    Thursday, November 6th, 2014

    RNC Outdoor Photography Series -- Photography Basics

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am to 2:00pm
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

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    Want to learn techniques for taking outdoor photos in a beautiful setting? Join us for a series of outdoor photography workshops.

    Nature Photography Basics -- Discover new ways to capture the beauty of nature.

    Instructor: Tom Graf

    Cost: RNC members, FREE; nonmembers, $5/person.

    **Register for all five classes and receive a $5 discount.

    More Information

    (609) 261-2495 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Rancocas Conservancy, nature, photography

     

    Friday, November 7th, 2014

    Sunset Hike and Evening Campfire -- Historic Whitesbog Village

     

    Time & Place

    4:30pm to 6:30pm
    Whitesbog Village, 120 Whitesbog Road, Browns Mills, NJ 08015

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    Take a guided hike along the cranberry bogs, ponds and canals as the day draws to an end. Then gather around the campfire for storytelling and marshmallow roasting. Please bring a flashlight.

    Pre-registration is required. Fee $10 per adult, Children are Free To register, call (609) 894-9311 x3027.

    Course # CFG 764-80

    Sponsored by Burlington County College Pinelands Institute for Natural & Environmental Studies

    More Information

    BCC Pines | 609-893-1765 | Web

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    Saturday, November 8th, 2014

    Cedar Creek at Double Trouble Village -- Batsto

     

    Time & Place

    1:00pm
    Batsto Village, 31 Batsto Road, Hammonton, NJ 08037

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    Beyond the Barrens: A Pinelands Speaker Series (2014) will take place on the Second Saturday of each month and will focus on natural, cultural, and historical aspects in and around Batsto. Programming begins at 1:00pm in the Batsto Visitor Center Auditorium. Admission is $2.00 per person.

    Cedar Creek At Double Trouble Village will be presented by Andrew Anderson

    More Information

    609-561-0024 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Batsto Village, Cedar Creek, Double Trouble State Park

     

    Healthy Hikes at the Rancocas Nature Conservancy

     

    Time & Place

    10:30am to 11:30am
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

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    Studies show that taking a nature walk is good for your physical and mental health.

    Join an RNC naturalist for a themed hike around the preserve. On today's hike, be on the lookout for burrows, nests, tracks, and other evidence of the many species of animals that make their home in Rancocas State Park.

    Hike is off-site. Please visit RNC's website for more details.

    For adults and interested teenagers. Cost: RNC members, $3/person; non-members, $5/person.

    More Information

    (609) 261-2495 | Email | Web

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    Sunday, November 9th, 2014

    Sips and Supper -- Smithville Park

     

    Time & Place

    4:00pm to 7:00pm
    Historic Smithville Park, 803 Smithville Road, Eastampton, NJ

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    Enjoy an evening in beautiful Smithville Park while supporting local environmental education at Rancocas Nature Center.

    "Sips" will be provided by Flying Fish Brewery located in Somerdale, NJ. Sample local craft beer. Full pours will be available at the bar.

    "Supper" will be provided by Catering by Phillip. Fresh, seasonal ingredients will be featured.


    To purchase Tickets: Tickets are $40/person. Call the Center at (609) 261-2495 Mail a check to: Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060 or Stop by Rancocas Nature Center.

    Tickets must be purchased by November 1st.

    More Information

    (609) 261-2495 | Email | Web

    Find Related Info: Smithville Park, Rancocas Nature Center, fundraiser

     

    Friday, November 14th, 2014

    Ranger Bill's Nature Hikes -- Preschoolers -- Rancocas Nature Conservancy

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am to 11:00am
    Rancocas Nature Center, 794 Rancocas Road, Westampton, NJ 08060

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    Burlington County Ranger Bill will share his love of the outdoors with preschoolers ages 3-5 and their parent or guardian.

    Each session will feature a seasonal topic, an age-appropriate short hike, and a craft. Join the fun and give young children a chance to explore the outdoors. All hikes utilize the Rancocas Nature Center's Visitors Center and trail system.

    Cost per session: FREE (donations accepted at the Center)

    More Information

    609-261-2495 | Email | Web

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    Saturday, November 15th, 2014

    Home Place Festival -- Albert Hall

     

    Time & Place

    7:30pm
    Albert Music Hall, 131 Wells Mills Road (Rt. 532), Waretown, NJ 08758

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    Come to the Homeplace Festival and help us celebrate the 40th Anniversary of Albert Hall.

    This show will feature musicians and music from our original homeplace........the Albert brothers’ cabin. Join the singing, laughing, and socializing. You will be among friends both old and new. It will be just like way back when.

    Come and enjoy good food and good fun. Be prepared to be entertained Pinelands style with live stage presentations of bluegrass, country, and traditional music.

    More Information

    609-971-1593 | Web

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    Saturday, November 22nd, 2014

    Seventeen Trillion Gallons: Ecology and Water Resources of the NJ Pinelands

     

    Time & Place

    11:00am
    Medford Leas Theater, One Medford Leas, Medford, NJ 08055

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    Amy will give an overview of the ecology of New Jersey's 1.1 million-acre Pinelands ecosystem to reveal the science behind what makes this place so special. Water resource protection is one of the most critical issues we face in the Pinelands, and Amy will discuss current research and the Alliance's ongoing conservation work to help protect our 17 trillion gallon freshwater aquifer.

    Public is welcomed. Please meet in the Theater.

    More Information

    800-331-4302

    Find Related Info: Medford, education, water

     

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