Events

Oct
21
Sat
TICKETS AVAILABLE! Owl-O-Ween Fun at Cedar Run
Oct 21 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm

No tricks here! Dress up in your Halloween costumes & enjoy an afternoon trick-or-treating at our wildlife enclosures, along with a Halloween movie, costume contest, games, crafts, food & more! It is going to be a hoot! Great for children ages 3 & up!

  • Trick-or-Treating, at the Wildlife Housing Area
  • Halloween Crafts & Coloring
  • Games
  • Cozy Campfire (marshmallow roasting kits will be sold)
  • Family-friendly Halloween Movie
  • Costume Contest!
  • Pick your pumpkin at our Pumpkin Patch!

Day of Timeline: 

4:00pm – 7:00pm:
  • Food Trucks
  • Games
  • Halloween Crafts & Coloring
  • Cozy Campfire (marshmallow roasting kits will be sold)
  • Pick up your pumpkin! – ALL PRE-REGISTERED KIDS WILL GET TO PICK ONE PUMPKIN. DAY OF TICKET HOLDERS, PUMPKINS ARE FIRST COME FIRST SERVE. 

4:15pm – 5:15pm / 5:45pm – 6:45pm:

  • Trick-or-Treating, at the Wildlife Housing Area

4:15pm – 6:15pm:

  • Family-friendly Halloween Movie, located in the outdoor pavilion

5:30pm:

  • Costume Contest!
  • *Must pre-register when you check in for one category. Sign-ups close at 5:15pm.
  • Categories:
    • Best Overall
    • Most Original
    • Scariest
    • Funniest
    • Best Family/Group Costume – up to 5 may enter

Yummy Eats:


We could not hold this event without our generous sponsors! 

Looking to get involved?

Sponsorship Opportunities <– Click for Sponsorship Package. 
As a participating sponsor, your company will benefit from the promotion of the event through email outreach, social media, and other efforts directed to our fall events attendees and beyond, demonstrating your commitment to our wildlife and local communities. There are several levels of sponsorship detailed on the Sponsorship Commitment Form. Please select the level that will best reflect your support. Your tax-deductible sponsorship commitment will be used to help support Cedar Run’s mission to preserve and protect our native wildlife.

Thank you to our Sponsors!!

Guardians of the Wild:
– Shoprite of Medford
– Animal & Bird Health Care Center & Hospital
– Holman Automotive
– Chemglass Life Sciences
– Garrison Architects
– Murphy’s Fresh Markets
– Burlington Press
– Laura Bishop Communications
– Radwell International
Floor Covering International
Dunleavy & Associates 
Morgan Law LLC

Event Sponsors:

Presenting Sponsor:
Stark & Stark
Sponsors:
Whiting Flower Shoppe

Pumpkin Patch Sponsors:
House Finch Nature Store
– Burlington Press

 

If you are interested in sponsoring our fundraising event, please reach out to Lisa Franco at lisa.franco@cedarrun.org.
Thank you!


Pre-Registration is NOW OPEN!

Purchase tickets in advance & save! (until 10/18/23 at Noon)

  • $13 per Adult (Save $2!)
  • $10 per Child ages 4-12 (Save $2!)
  • FREE for Children 3 & under

Day of ticket pricing:

  • $15 per Adult
  • $12 per Child ages 4-12
  • FREE for Children 3 & under

All proceeds from this event goes directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

 

Oct
28
Sat
TICKETS AVALIBABLE: Cedar Run for Your Life: Haunted Guided Night Hike
Oct 28 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

Just in time for hoots & spooks of Halloween! Only the bravest will dare to explore Cedar Run after dark on our haunted guided night hikes!
For one night only, join us for an unforgettable evening of spine-tingling adventure as we are guided into the trails of Cedar Run where the legendary Jersey Devil takes the spotlight as the ringmaster of the Leeds Family Circus. 

Sit around a campfire roasting marshmallows & watch a Halloween movie… if you survive…
Geared toward ages 10 and up.
Rain or shine.

Timed Haunted Night Hikes

  • Doors open at 6:00pm, and guided tours will begin at 6:30pm. 
  • The sunset for this evening will be around 6:00pm.
  • Enjoy a cozy campfire  to roast marshmallows & enjoy a Halloween movie while you wait for your hike
  • Guided hikes will run between 20-30 minutes long, and will be a guided walking hike.
  • Recommended to arrive at least 20 minutes before your scheduled guided hike, and will promptly begin at the scheduled time.
  • Limited space of 16 per timed guided hike. Advanced registration is required.
  • Every participant in the guided hike will need to sign a waiver before participating in the hike. Not recommended for pregnant women or anyone with a heart condition.
  • Flashlights are allowed in our parking lot area, but cannot be used during the experience of guided hike.
  • Dogs and other pets are prohibited, except clearly marked service animals. This is due to the safety of our wildlife animals, for special events and daily visits.

Limited space for each Haunted Guided Hike! Grab your tickets now before they… disappear! Pre- registration ends Friday, October 27th at 5pm.

  • $25 per person.
  • Ticket purchase includes guided hike, 1 marshmallow roasting kit, & 1 hot chocolate. Additional treats available for purchase
  • Children ages 10-15 must be accompanied by an adult during the duration of the guided hike.
  • No children under 10 may be permitted on the guided hikes.
  • Costumes are encouraged but not required.

Yummy Eats: 

Timed Haunted Guided Hikes

  • 6:30pm
  • 6:45pm
  • 7:00pm – SOLD OUT
  • 7:15pm – SOLD OUT
  • 7:30pm – SOLD OUT
  • 7:45pm – only 6 spots left!
  • 8:00pm
  • 8:15pm
  • 8:30pm
  • 8:45pm
  • 9:00pm

All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact in our community!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

General admission, promotional day passes (free-day passes/groupons) & library passes will not work for Special Events, such as this one.

Every participant in the guided hike will need to sign a waiver before participating in the hike.
Waivers will be available at check-in. 

 

 

Nov
9
Thu
Science Rocks! Day-Off
Nov 9 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Day off? Get hands-on at Cedar Run! Join us for a full day of exciting science experiments, hikes, animal encounters and more!

K-5th grade. Space is limited to 20 children per group. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the day entirely outdoors. Don’t forget to pack a lunch! Advanced registration required.

The day’s theme…Tracks and Scat

Pricing: $65/child.  **Please register each child separately.**
Sign-up for multiple sessions this fall and save! Get 2 sessions for $110!

Registration for this event has ended.

 

 

 

Nov
10
Fri
Science Rocks! Day-Off
Nov 10 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Day off? Get hands-on at Cedar Run! Join us for a full day of exciting science experiments, hikes, animal encounters and more!

K-5th grade. Space is limited to 20 children per group. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the day entirely outdoors. Don’t forget to pack a lunch! Advanced registration required.

The day’s theme…Cedar Run “Rocks”! 

Pricing: $65/child.  **Please register each child separately.**
Sign-up for multiple sessions this fall and save! Get 2 sessions for $110!

Registration for this event has closed. Check our calendar for further Science Rocks Day Off Adventures!

 

 

 

Jan
15
Mon
Science Rocks! Mini Day-Off
Jan 15 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Day off? Get hands-on at Cedar Run! Join us for exciting science experiments, hikes, animal encounters and more!

K-5th grade. Space is limited to 20 children per group. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the entire time outdoors. $35/non-member, $30/member. Advanced registration required.

Need financial assistance? Click here for more information about possible scholarship opportunities.

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

Registration for this event has ended.

 

 

Feb
10
Sat
Wildlife Baby Shower @ Medford United Methodist Church
Feb 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

You are cordially invited to Woodford Cedar Run’s Wildlife Baby Shower on Saturday, February 10th, from 1-3pm, at the Medford United Methodist Church.

Help us by delivering essential items in preparation for the upcoming arrival of THOUSANDS of injured and/or orphaned wild ones. There will be light refreshments, crafts for kids & special appearances by non-releasable wildlife! 

Free Admission with a gift from our Wishlist for each member in your Party!*
*minium cash donation of $5 per guest may be donated at the door in lieu of a wishlist item

• 39-gallon garbage bags
• Paper towels
• Ziploc bags (all sizes but most used  are gallon and quart)
• Tissues
• Puppy pads
• Cotton balls
• Amazon gift cards
• Clorox wipes
• Dawn dish soap
• HE laundry detergent
• Bleach
• Scrub Daddy sponges
• Orange baby food
• Green baby food
• Peanut butter
• Kaytee Mouse/rat food
• Aspen bedding
• Quickie Sponge Mop Refill 3 “x9 ” type S
• Disposable Waterproof shoe covers
• Disposable waterproof isolation gowns

If you are unable to attend – we are always accepting donations of goods at our Wildlife Rehabilitation Hospital. 6 Sawmill Road, Medford, NJ 08055 open 9am-4pm

Event Sponsor: Boss & Frankel P.A 

No need to RSVP. See you there!

Feb
16
Fri
Science Rocks! Mini Day-Off
Feb 16 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Day off? Get hands-on at Cedar Run! Join us for exciting science experiments, hikes, animal encounters and more!

K-5th grade. Space is limited to 20 children per group. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the entire time outdoors. $35/non-member, $30/member. Advanced registration required.

The day’s theme…Bird Brains

Need financial assistance? Click here for more information about possible scholarship opportunities.

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

Registration for this event has ended.

 

 

Mar
29
Fri
Registration Now Open: ReDiscovery Weekend
Mar 29 – Mar 30 all-day

All events, unless otherwise noted, run approximately 30 mins.

PICK YOUR DAY: Get your tickets for each day!

Schedule:

  • Ongoing, 10am-4pm – Treasure Trail: Follow the clues around Cedar Run to discover all we have to offer. Find all the clues and see what treasure awaits. Note: this activity will take you on the White Trail and through our Wildlife Housing Area – the trail is approximately ½ mile. Self-guided.
  • Ongoing, 10am-4pm – Kid’s Craft and Coloring Sheets: Have a little downtime between events? Check out our day’s make-and-take craft. Self-guided.
  • Ongoing, 10am-11:30am– Pond Dipping: Delve into the world of macro-invertebrates with us! Macros are insect larvae and nymphs, snails, and aquatic insects that live in the water and are able to be seen by the naked eye. What kind of things are living in Cedar Run Lake? Stop by and check out what we’ve collected and try your hand at finding some creatures of your own!
  • Ongoing, 11am-4pm– Natural Egg Dyeing: While supplies last!
  • Ongoing, 12pm-4pm – Canoe on Cedar Run Lake: 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. Self-guided.
  • 10:30am*, 12:30pm OR 1:30pm* – Wildlife Meet and Greet: Get up close and personal with some resident animals. Questions and photos are welcome!
  • 10am OR 1pm – Make Fairy Houses and Gnome Homes – Join us for a story and a take-home craft. This activity is best for our youngest guests, but fun for all ages!
  • 11am, 12:30pm* OR 2pm – Wildlife Housing Tours: 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. Tours last about 40 minutes.
  • 11:30am – Raptor Egg Hunt: Have you ever heard of the Easter Raptor? Join us as we learn all about him during this fun adaptation of a traditional egg hunt! A resident raptor will make an appearance too! Appropriate for ages 2-10. Hunt will be a staggered start by age (ages 2-4, 5-7 and 8-10). Pre-registration required.

* For our Wildlife Meet & Greet and Wildlife Housing Tours on Saturday ONLY ASL-interpreted, Deaf & Hard of Hearing accommodations are offered.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30TH ONLY

Meet Esther!

Esther Dietrich is an American Sign Language (ASL) Interpreter who has a Bachelor’s in American Sign Language and Interpreting and has been working in the field for several years. She is very excited to be working with Cedar Run to make their Rediscovery Weekend ASL accessible.

 

All proceeds from this event go directly towards supporting Cedar Run’s mission of the preservation and protection of New Jersey’s wildlife and habitats through education, conservation, and rehabilitation. When you attend a Cedar Run event, you make a direct impact on our community!

_________________________________________________________________________

We could not hold this event without our generous sponsors! 

Looking to get involved?

Sponsorship Opportunities <– Click for Sponsorship Package. 
As a participating sponsor, your company will benefit from the promotion of the event through email outreach, social media, and other efforts directed to our fall events attendees and beyond, demonstrating your commitment to our wildlife and local communities. There are several levels of sponsorship detailed on the Sponsorship Commitment Form. Please select the level that will best reflect your support. Your tax-deductible sponsorship commitment will be used to help support Cedar Run’s mission to preserve and protect our native wildlife.

Thank you to our Sponsors!!

Guardians of the Wild:
– Shoprite of Medford
– Animal & Bird Health Care Center & Hospital
– Holman Automotive
– Chemglass Life Sciences
– Garrison Architects
– Murphy’s Fresh Markets
– Burlington Press
– Radwell International
– The Refill Market
Rancocas Animal Hospital
– Dunleavy & Associates 
– Morgan Law LLC
– UFO Widlife

Event Sponsors:
– Solvay Specialty Polymers, LLC

If you are interested in sponsoring to our fundraising event, please reach out to Lisa Franco at lisa.franco@cedarrun.org.
Thank you!

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Apr
1
Mon
Science Rocks! Day-Off
Apr 1 @ 9:00 am – 3:00 pm

Day off? Get hands-on at Cedar Run! Join us for exciting science experiments, hikes, animal encounters and more!

K-5th grade. Space is limited to 20 children per group. Children should dress for the weather and plan on spending the day entirely outdoors. Don’t forget to pack a lunch! $65/child. Advanced registration required.

The day’s theme…coming soon!

Please no birthday parties or scout programs for these events. If you are interested in hosting a birthday party or scout program at Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge, please check out our website links for Birthday Parties & Scout Programs.

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