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    Sunday, May 21st 2017

    Pine Barrens Journey Between Two Rivers Hike---Pinelands Adventures

     

    Time & Place

    9:00am to 2:00pm
    Pinelands Adventures, 1005 Atsion Road, Shamong, NJ 08088

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    Join Pinelands Adventures Naturalist, John Volpa, for a four-mile hike at an easy pace between the Mullica and Batsto Rivers. Explore the uplands and river edges for native plants and animals while learning about the unique features of the Pine Barrens. Bring a picnic lunch!

    Guide: John Volpa

    Pre-registration required. Call 609-268-0189.

    Adults $35, Children (8 through 15 years old) $20

    More Information

    609-268-0189 | Web

    Find Related Info: Pine Barrens, Pinelands Preservation Alliance, hike, Mullica River , Batsto River

     

    Canoe/Kayak the Oswego River (Burlington County)

     

    Time & Place

    10:00am
    Lake Oswego, Lake Oswego Road

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    Enjoy an 8-mile spring paddle on “The Jewel of the Pinelands”.

    Meet at Lake Oswego, Lake Oswego RD. Bring lunch and water.

    Boats can be rented from Mick’s Pine Barrens Rental 609-726-1380 or www.mickscanoerental.com

    Contact leaders to confirm trip and participation. George & Leona F. 609-259-3734 or Leona@pineypaddlers.com (W)

    This event is sponsored by the West Jersey Sierra Club.

    More Information

    George and Leona F. | 609-259-3734 | Email

    Find Related Info: Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Lake Oswego, Kayaking, canoeing

     

    Vintage Glass, Classic Cars and Period Baseball at Historic Batsto Village!

     

    Time & Place

    9:00am to 3:00pm
    Historic Batsto Village, Wharton State Forest, State Route 542

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    Enjoy these FREE exciting events at Historic Batsto Village:

    >The popular Antique Glass and Bottle Show will welcome shoppers between 9:00am and 3:00pm. Bottles, glass items, antiques and collectibles will be available from a variety of vendors. Food and beverages will be available throughout day.

    > The Cruisin’ Classics Auto Club of Hammonton (NJ) will present its 7th annual Shine In The Pines car show for your enjoyment beginning at 9:00am and running until 2:00pm. A variety of classic and modern cars and trucks will be on display.

    >The Athletic Base Ball Club of Philadelphia (Pa.) and the Lewes (Del.) Base Ball Club will play base ball using 1864 rules starting at 12 noon. Dressed in period uniforms and using no gloves, these two clubs put on a very entertaining and educational show for spectators of all ages.

    There is no admission charge to enter the park or for any of these events and they are brought to you by the Batsto Citizens Committee, Inc.

    The historic Batsto mansion will be open from 10:00am until 3:00pm for guided tours. There is a $3.00 per person charge to tour the mansion.

    The famous Batsto Post Office (one of only four in entire United States authorized to cancel mail without a zip code) will also be open to visitors.

    Historic Batsto Village is located within Wharton State Forest in the Pinelands of Burlington County, South Jersey, approximately 7 miles east of Hammonton on Route 542 and about 15 miles west of Exit 50 on the Garden State Parkway. Further information may be obtained by calling the Batsto Visitor Center at (609) 561-0024.

    More Information

    Batsto Visitor Center 609-561-0024

    Find Related Info: Pinelands Preservation Alliance, Batsto Village, Family Friendly, history

     

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