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Apples, Apples, and More Apple Fun!
MORRIS TWP., NJ – Apple cider is a treasured warming autumn treat, and the Morris County Park Commission is hosting several events to celebrate apples. Bring your children to Apple Cidering Demonstrations at the Great Swamp Outdoor Education Center in Chatham Township on Saturdays: November 3, and 17; and Sundays: October 28, November 4, and 18  from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Help prepare the apples, grind them, turn the old fashioned press, then collect and taste the delicious cider for yourself! The cost of this event is $3 per person. For more information, please contact the Great Swamp at 973-635-6550.

For the youngest friends, ages 3 to 5 with an adult, come to A is for Apple at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morris Township on Monday, November 5 at 11 a.m. We’ll be learning the color, teases, shapes, and flavors of apples. The cost of this event is $7 per person. Register early at 973-326-7603, and come ready to taste and enjoy your favorite!

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Morris County Park Commission, is one of the region’s best park systems in the state of New Jersey, currently protects and maintains 18,600 acres at 38 distinct sites and a year-round calendar of events and activities.