Events

Aug
26
Wed
Journeys & Conversations Nature Club
Aug 26 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm
Sep
1
Tue
Snack Time Stories
Sep 1 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Snack Time Stories

Check out “Snack Time Stories” virtually each Tuesday at 10am. Cedar Run’s educators will share one of our favorite nature books with you, show you a fun (and tasty) snack to try and give you ideas for an easy craft or activity to do at home! Ages 3-6, but the whole family is welcome! Suggested donation of $2/child or $5/family. After you register, you will receive a Google Meet link to join the session. Check out our Google Meet Etiquette Guide.

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Sep
3
Thu
Grown-Ups Only Trivia Night
Sep 3 @ 8:00 pm
Grown-Ups Only Trivia Night

On Thursdays at 8PM, join us for a live Grown-Ups Only Trivia Night via Facebook. Missed the post? Don’t worry they’ll be available to replay the questions! No sign-up needed.

This event is free to participate, but donations are always welcome to continue our work. Donations can be made here.

Sep
4
Fri
ReDiscovery Weekends: Kick-Off Day!
Sep 4 all-day
ReDiscovery Weekends: Kick-Off Day!

Cedar Run is putting a new twist on an old favorite. Instead of one family fun-filled day in September, we’re introducing Re-Discovery Weekends all month long for nature lovers of all ages! Visitors can join us for Friday night campfires and storytelling, Saturday nature days and guest speakers, and Sunday canoeing, tours and guided hikes. Fees cover a full day of activities. Come for one thing, or see it all!

$10/person, ages 3 and up (non-members); $5/person, ages 3 and up (members)
Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.
Event Sponsors Register Here!

Events scheduled for Friday, September 4th

  • Ongoing, 10am-4pm: Trivia Treasure Hunt – How well do you know Cedar Run? Come try our Trivia Treasure Hunt! Get a question sheet from the front desk and search Cedar Run for the answers. Come back with all the right answers and win a prize!
  • Ongoing, 10am-4pm: Landscape Nature Art – Create some beautiful, simple land art using natural materials! Use all natural objects such as pebbles, twigs, branches, pine cones, mud, leaves and petals. Photograph your sculpture and “tag” us on Facebook or Instagram for a chance to win a prize! Self-guided.
  • Ongoing, 5-7pm: Canoeing – Don’t miss this limited experience to paddle on Cedar Run Lake! 20-minute timeslots will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • 7pm: Sunset Storytelling & Campfire – Come join us for an evening of Pinelands stories around the campfire. Stories are for all ages and we will roast marshmallows after.

By registering, you can attend any or all sessions throughout the day. While you are signed up for the day’s events, some sessions have limited capacities so be sure to check your email for information after you complete your registration. Please be sure to check out the Nature Center for any added activities like crafts and make-and-takes too!

**Online registration for this event has ended. Tickets can purchased “at the door.”

Sep
5
Sat
ReDiscovery Weekends: Raptors
Sep 5 all-day
ReDiscovery Weekends: Raptors

Cedar Run is putting a new twist on an old favorite. Instead of one family fun-filled day in September, we’re introducing Re-Discovery Weekends all month long for nature lovers of all ages! Visitors can join us for Friday night campfires and storytelling, Saturday nature days and guest speakers, and Sunday canoeing, tours and guided hikes. Fees cover a full day of activities. Come for one thing, or see it all!

$10/person, ages 3 and up (non-members); $5/person, ages 3 and up (members)
Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.
Event Sponsors Register Here!

Events scheduled for Saturday, September 5th – Celebrate Raptors on “International Vulture Awareness Day”

  • 10am or 11am: Raptor Rendezvous – Ever wonder what it is like to care for our resident raptors? What do they eat? How do we keep them from getting bored? Join us for a rare glimpse into the world of raptor feeding, care, and enrichment during this exciting and engaging program.
  • 11:30am: Vulture Culture – Bones, Skulls and Skins, Oh My! Come check out the different animal artifacts Cedar Run has in their collection and get hands on with this “Vulture Culture.” Who’s teeth are those? Where’d that fur come from? Learn about how artifacts such as these are preserved and more. Explore the refuge in search of animal evidence and test your investigation skills.
  • 1pm: Resident Animal Meet & Greet – Get up-close and personal with some mystery resident animals. Questions and photos welcome!

By registering, you can attend any or all sessions throughout the day. While you are signed up for the day’s events, some sessions have limited capacities so be sure to check your email for information after you complete your registration. Please be sure to check out the Nature Center for any added activities like crafts and make-and-takes too!

**Online registration for this event has ended. Tickets can purchased “at the door.”

Sep
6
Sun
ReDiscovery Weekends: Family Sunday
Sep 6 all-day
ReDiscovery Weekends: Family Sunday

Cedar Run is putting a new twist on an old favorite. Instead of one family fun-filled day in September, we’re introducing Re-Discovery Weekends all month long for nature lovers of all ages! Visitors can join us for Friday night campfires and storytelling, Saturday nature days and guest speakers, and Sunday canoeing, tours and guided hikes. Fees cover a full day of activities. Come for one thing, or see it all!

$10/person, ages 3 and up (non-members); $5/person, ages 3 and up (members)
Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.
Event Sponsors Register Here!

Events scheduled for Sunday, September 6th

  • Ongoing, 10am-2pm: Canoeing – Don’t miss this limited experience to paddle on Cedar Run Lake! 20-minute timeslots will be assigned on a first come, first serve basis. Children must be accompanied by an adult.
  • 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm or 2:30pm: Resident Animal Tour – Been to visit before? First time? Join us for a guided tour of our Wildlife Housing Area and see what you may learn about our resident animals. Sessions begin on the half hour and last about 40 minutes
  • 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:30pm or 2:30pm: Family Nature Hike – Join us for a hike through the Refuge with the family! What will we find along the way?

By registering, you can attend any or all sessions throughout the day. While you are signed up for the day’s events, some sessions have limited capacities so be sure to check your email for information after you complete your registration. Please be sure to check out the Nature Center for any added activities like crafts and make-and-takes too.

**Online registration for this event has ended. Tickets can purchased “at the door.”

 

Sep
8
Tue
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories

Check out “Snack Time Stories” virtually each Tuesday OR Wednesday at 10am. Cedar Run’s educators will share one of our favorite nature books with you, show you a fun (and tasty) snack to try and give you ideas for an easy craft or activity to do at home! Ages 3-5, but the whole family is welcome! $3/child or $5/family. After you register, you will receive a Google Meet link to join the session. Check out our Google Meet Etiquette Guide.

September’s books include:

  • Week 1 (9/8 OR 9/9): Rainbow Crow retold by Nancy Van Laan
  • Week 2 (9/15 OR 9/16): Hey Diddle Diddle, a Food Chain Tale by Pam Kapchinske
  • Week 3 (9/22 OR 9/23): A Log’s Life by Wendy Pfeiffer
  • Week 4 (9/29 OR 9/30): Going Home by Marianne Berkes

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/6): Because of an Acorn by Adam Schaefer and Lola M Schaefer
  • Week 2 (10/13): I’m Trying to Love Spiders by Bethany Barton 
  • Week 3 (10/20): TBD
  • Week 4 (10/27): Nightsong by Ari Berk and Loren Long

Have a child ages 6-12? Check out our virtual “Nature Notes” sessions running after “Snack Time Stories” at 11am.

Prefer something in-person? We’ll be running small group programs on the same topics each Thursday and Friday morning from 10-11am. Check out “You and Me” for ages 3-5 or “Refuge Ramblers” for ages 6-12.

Snack Time Stories Payment

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Refuge Mornings: Nature Notes
Sep 8 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Have a spare half hour on Tuesday OR Wednesday mornings? Join us for virtual lessons featuring a range of natural topics and maybe an animal or two! Topics will vary per week. Ages 6-12, but the whole family is welcome! $3/child or $5/family. After you register, you will receive a Google Meet link to join the session. Check out our Google Meet Etiquette Guide.

September’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (9/8 OR 9/9): Animal Intelligence
  • Week 2 (9/15 OR 9/16):  Endangered
  • Week 3 (9/22 OR 9/23): Fungus
  • Week 4 (9/29 OR 9/30): Build a Bird

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/6): Seed Need
  • Week 2 (10/13): Spooky Spiders
  • Week 3 (10/20): Outstanding Owls
  • Week 4 (10/27): Bat Bonanza

Have a child ages 3-5? Check out our virtual “Snack Time Stories” sessions running prior to “Nature Notes” at 10am.

Want an in-person lesson? Have a little more time? The same lesson is available and expanded upon in-person on Thursday OR Friday mornings! Get out of the house and join us for a lesson and hike! We’ll be running small group programs on the same topics from 10-11am. Check out “You and Me” for ages 3-5 or “Refuge Ramblers” for ages 6-12.

Nature Notes Payment

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Donation Total: $3.00

 

 

Outdoor Afternoons
Sep 8 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Get the kids unplugged and outdoors this fall! Take a break from virtual learning and delve into real world learning on Cedar Run’s 171 acres.

  • Small group sizes – 8-12 children per group, dependent on age. Masks required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in.
  • Three days to choose from – Choose from a Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday afternoon session (same topic runs each day so please only choose one).
  • Two hours of Nature’s classroom time – 1:30-3:30 pm
  • Two age groups – K-1st and 2nd-5th. In the event of small groups sizes, groups may combine.
  • Sign-up for the whole month and save! Single session: $12/member, $15/non-member; Full month (4 sessions): $40/member, $55/non-member.
    Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.

September’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (9/8, 9/9 OR 9/10): Reptile Ramblings
  • Week 2 (9/15, 9/16 OR 9/17): Metamorphosis in the Pond
  • Week 3 (9/22, 9/23 OR 9/24): Migration on the Wing
  • Week 4 (9/29, 9/30 OR 10/1): Fall Colors

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/6, 10/7 OR 10/8): Run Cedar’s Run
  • Week 2 (10/13, 10/14 OR 10/15): Camouflage in the Wild
  • Week 3 (10/20, 10/21 OR 10/22): Minibeasts Abound
  • Week 4 (10/27, 10/28 OR 10/29): Dem Bones

Sign-ups can be made below! Space is limited!
Questions: Email Education@CedarRun.org

Outdoor Afternoons Payment

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Donation Total: $40.00

 

Sep
9
Wed
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 10:30 am
Refuge Mornings: Snack Time Stories

Check out “Snack Time Stories” virtually each Tuesday OR Wednesday at 10am. Cedar Run’s educators will share one of our favorite nature books with you, show you a fun (and tasty) snack to try and give you ideas for an easy craft or activity to do at home! Ages 3-5, but the whole family is welcome! $3/child or $5/family. After you register, you will receive a Google Meet link to join the session. Check out our Google Meet Etiquette Guide.

September’s books include:

  • Week 1 (9/8 OR 9/9): Rainbow Crow retold by Nancy Van Laan
  • Week 2 (9/15 OR 9/16): Hey Diddle Diddle, a Food Chain Tale by Pam Kapchinske
  • Week 3 (9/22 OR 9/23): A Log’s Life by Wendy Pfeiffer
  • Week 4 (9/29 OR 9/30): Going Home by Marianne Berkes

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/6): Because of an Acorn by Adam Schaefer and Lola M Schaefer
  • Week 2 (10/13): I’m Trying to Love Spiders by Bethany Barton 
  • Week 3 (10/20): TBD
  • Week 4 (10/27): Nightsong by Ari Berk and Loren Long

Have a child ages 6-12? Check out our virtual “Nature Notes” sessions running after “Snack Time Stories” at 11am.

Prefer something in-person? We’ll be running small group programs on the same topics each Thursday and Friday morning from 10-11am. Check out “You and Me” for ages 3-5 or “Refuge Ramblers” for ages 6-12.

Snack Time Stories Payment

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Donation Total: $3.00

 

 

Refuge Mornings: Nature Notes
Sep 9 @ 11:00 am – 11:30 am
Have a spare half hour on Tuesday OR Wednesday mornings? Join us for virtual lessons featuring a range of natural topics and maybe an animal or two! Topics will vary per week. Ages 6-12, but the whole family is welcome! $3/child or $5/family. After you register, you will receive a Google Meet link to join the session. Check out our Google Meet Etiquette Guide.

September’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (9/8 OR 9/9): Animal Intelligence
  • Week 2 (9/15 OR 9/16):  Endangered
  • Week 3 (9/22 OR 9/23): Fungus
  • Week 4 (9/29 OR 9/30): Build a Bird

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/6): Seed Need
  • Week 2 (10/13): Spooky Spiders
  • Week 3 (10/20): Outstanding Owls
  • Week 4 (10/27): Bat Bonanza

Have a child ages 3-5? Check out our virtual “Snack Time Stories” sessions running prior to “Nature Notes” at 10am.

Want an in-person lesson? Have a little more time? The same lesson is available and expanded upon in-person on Thursday OR Friday mornings! Get out of the house and join us for a lesson and hike! We’ll be running small group programs on the same topics from 10-11am. Check out “You and Me” for ages 3-5 or “Refuge Ramblers” for ages 6-12.

Nature Notes Payment

$ 3.00
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Donation Total: $3.00

 

 

Outdoor Afternoons
Sep 9 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Get the kids unplugged and outdoors this fall! Take a break from virtual learning and delve into real world learning on Cedar Run’s 171 acres.

  • Small group sizes – 8-12 children per group, dependent on age. Masks required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in.
  • Three days to choose from – Choose from a Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday afternoon session (same topic runs each day so please only choose one).
  • Two hours of Nature’s classroom time – 1:30-3:30 pm
  • Two age groups – K-1st and 2nd-5th. In the event of small groups sizes, groups may combine.
  • Sign-up for the whole month and save! Single session: $12/member, $15/non-member; Full month (4 sessions): $40/member, $55/non-member.
    Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.

September’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (9/8, 9/9 OR 9/10): Reptile Ramblings
  • Week 2 (9/15, 9/16 OR 9/17): Metamorphosis in the Pond
  • Week 3 (9/22, 9/23 OR 9/24): Migration on the Wing
  • Week 4 (9/29, 9/30 OR 10/1): Fall Colors

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/6, 10/7 OR 10/8): Run Cedar’s Run
  • Week 2 (10/13, 10/14 OR 10/15): Camouflage in the Wild
  • Week 3 (10/20, 10/21 OR 10/22): Minibeasts Abound
  • Week 4 (10/27, 10/28 OR 10/29): Dem Bones

Sign-ups can be made below! Space is limited!
Questions: Email Education@CedarRun.org

Outdoor Afternoons Payment

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Donation Total: $40.00

 

Sep
10
Thu
Refuge Mornings: Refuge Ramblers
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Have a spare hour on Thursday OR Friday mornings? Get out of the house and join us for a lesson and hike! We’ll be running small group programs from 10-11am. We’ll be featuring a range of natural topics and maybe an animal or two! Topics will vary per week. Ages 6-12. $8/child. Space is limited to 12 children. Face masks are required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in. Advanced registration required.

September’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (9/10 OR 9/11): Animal Intelligence
  • Week 2 (9/17 OR 9/18):  Endangered
  • Week 3 (9/24 OR 9/25): Fungus
  • Week 4 (10/1 OR 10/2): Build a Bird

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/8 OR 10/9): Seed Need
  • Week 2 (10/15 OR 10/16): Spooky Spiders
  • Week 3 (10/22 OR 10/23): Outstanding Owls
  • Week 4 (10/29 OR 10/30): Bat Bonanza

Have a child ages 3-5? Check out our “You and Me Preschool” sessions running concurrently.

Prefer something virtual? We’ll be running online sessions with the same topics each Tuesday morning from 10-10:30am. Check out “Snack Time Stories” for ages 3-5 or “Nature Notes” for ages 6-12.

Refuge Ramblers Payment

$ 8.00
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Donation Total: $8.00

 

 

Refuge Mornings: You and Me Preschool
Sep 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for a fun and engaging program focused on a fun book each week. There are two days – Thursday OR Friday – to choose from to meet your scheduling needs (same lesson runs each day, so please only choose one).

We will read, do a craft and head outside on an adventure about the week’s theme. 10-11am. Ages 3-5. $8/child with adult. Space is limited to 8 children. Face masks are required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in. Advanced registration required.

September’s books include:

  • Week 1 (9/10 OR 9/11): Rainbow Crow retold by Nancy Van Laan
  • Week 2 (9/17 OR 9/18):  Hey Diddle Diddle, a Food Chain Tale by Pam Kapchinske
  • Week 3 (9/24 OR 9/25): A Log’s Life by Wendy Pfeiffer
  • Week 4 (10/1 OR 10/2): Going Home by Marianne Berkes

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/8 OR 10/9): Because of an Acorn by Adam Schaefer and Lola M Schaefer
  • Week 2 (10/15 OR 10/16): I’m Trying to Love Spiders by Bethany Barton 
  • Week 3 (10/22 OR 10/23): TBD
  • Week 4 (10/29 OR 10/30): Nightsong by Ari Berk and Loren Long

Have a child ages 6-12? Check out our “Refuge Ramblers” sessions running concurrently.

Prefer something virtual? We’ll be running online sessions with the same topics each Tuesday mornings from 10-10:30am. Check out “Snack Time Stories” for ages 3-5 or “Nature Notes” for ages 6-12.

You and Me Payment

$ 8.00
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Donation Total: $8.00

 

 

 

 

Outdoor Afternoons
Sep 10 @ 1:30 pm – 3:30 pm

Get the kids unplugged and outdoors this fall! Take a break from virtual learning and delve into real world learning on Cedar Run’s 171 acres.

  • Small group sizes – 8-12 children per group, dependent on age. Masks required when social distancing isn’t possible. Temperature check and health screening at check-in.
  • Three days to choose from – Choose from a Tuesday, Wednesday OR Thursday afternoon session (same topic runs each day so please only choose one).
  • Two hours of Nature’s classroom time – 1:30-3:30 pm
  • Two age groups – K-1st and 2nd-5th. In the event of small groups sizes, groups may combine.
  • Sign-up for the whole month and save! Single session: $12/member, $15/non-member; Full month (4 sessions): $40/member, $55/non-member.
    Not a member, but want to be? Check out our membership page.

September’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (9/8, 9/9 OR 9/10): Reptile Ramblings
  • Week 2 (9/15, 9/16 OR 9/17): Metamorphosis in the Pond
  • Week 3 (9/22, 9/23 OR 9/24): Migration on the Wing
  • Week 4 (9/29, 9/30 OR 10/1): Fall Colors

October’s weekly topics include:

  • Week 1 (10/6, 10/7 OR 10/8): Run Cedar’s Run
  • Week 2 (10/13, 10/14 OR 10/15): Camouflage in the Wild
  • Week 3 (10/20, 10/21 OR 10/22): Minibeasts Abound
  • Week 4 (10/27, 10/28 OR 10/29): Dem Bones

Sign-ups can be made below! Space is limited!
Questions: Email Education@CedarRun.org

Outdoor Afternoons Payment

$ 40.00
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Donation Total: $40.00