Events

Aug
19
Thu
You and Me Preschool – Summer Edition!
Aug 19 @ 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 – Wednesday or Thursday  – 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 10 children.  Advanced registration required.

July’s book: On One Flower: Butterflies, Ticks and a Few More Icks by Anthony D. Fredericks
August’s book: Bats at the Beach by Brian Lies

NOTE: Sessions that are FULL, or cancelled due to low numbers, will be removed from the sign-up list.

Updated 8/10/21: Sessions are full. Fall dates will be posted soon. Thank you for your support!

 

 

 

 

Aug
21
Sat
Full Moon Night Hike
Aug 21 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm

Experience the refuge in an exciting way, at night! Enjoy a guided hike at night to visit nocturnal habitats that are home to owls, raccoons, opossums and other wildlife that emerge after dark. Be there as the ‘night shift’ awakens. Program begins at the Nature Center. Hike is approximately 1 mile. $15/adult, $10/child. Suitable for ages 8 and up. Advanced registration required.

8/20/21 – This event is now full!

 

Aug
26
Thu
Members Only: Grown-Ups Only Trivia Night
Aug 26 @ 5:30 pm
Members Only: Grown-Ups Only Trivia Night

Love our Facebook Trivia Nights with Jim? Join him for our in-person Members Only “Grown-Ups Only Trivia Night.” Never seen our Facebook Trivia? That’s okay too! We’d love to have you for this fun-filled evening of science trivia! This event is Members Only. Not a member yet? Join here!

There is no fee for this event, but registration is required in advance. Grab some friends and see who knows the most! BYOB and snacks!

Sign up by Wednesday, 8/25 at 10am.

Registration for this event is closed. Check out our events page for other exciting activities!

 

Aug
27
Fri
Members Only: BYOB Paint Night
Aug 27 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Get your creativity flowing with Cedar Run’s Members Only BYOB Paint Party!

Members 21+ are welcome to join us for a night of painting and fun lead by our Membership Manager. We will be painting a woodland inspired scene that makes a great gift or artistic piece for any room in your home. No painting experience is required. Beginners are welcome! This event is BYOB. Please bring your own cups, coolers and snacks.

  • Smocks, canvases, and painting supplies will be provided
  • Must be 21+ and a Cedar Run member to register.
  • Members may bring 1 guest (member or non-member) please indicate in the registration below if you wish to include a guest.
  • Beer and wine ONLY. No hard liquor will be permitted.
  • This event will be held in our pavilion rain or shine.
  • 20 participants maximum. This event is FREE for members, however advanced registration required.

Not a member but want to join in on the fun? Join here!

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Aug
30
Mon
Members Only: Tie-dye Party
Aug 30 @ 2:00 pm

Cedar Run members are welcome to join us for a day of tie-dying fun with our Membership Manager. Kids and adults can bring your own item from home to tie-dye or pick up a discounted white Cedar Run t-shirt from our giftshop!

This Members-only event is FREE but does require advanced registration.

*Children must be accompanied by an adult
Sign up by Sunday, 8/29 at 10am.

Registration for this event is closed! Check out some of our other upcoming events for more fun activities.

Sep
8
Wed
Homeschool Classes
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Our educators will help your child explore and discover the world around them through hands-on activities and outdoor adventures.
We have 2 great sessions for Nature Nuts (Ages 6-8) and Eco-Explorers (Ages 9-11).
Our Homeschool program is held once a month running September-June, with Wednesday or Thursday sessions available to choose from. Family Night Hike in December. *Please note that both dates each month are the same class, please only choose one session. Click to learn more!
Knee-High Naturalists
Sep 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Our educators will help you and your child explore nature through songs, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Geared towards ages 3-5 (with an adult).

Our Knee-High Naturalists program is held once a month running September-June, with Wednesday or Thursday sessions available to choose from. Family Night Hike in December. Click to learn more!

Sep
9
Thu
Homeschool Classes
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am
Our educators will help your child explore and discover the world around them through hands-on activities and outdoor adventures.
We have 2 great sessions for Nature Nuts (Ages 6-8) and Eco-Explorers (Ages 9-11).
Our Homeschool program is held once a month running September-June, with Wednesday or Thursday sessions available to choose from. Family Night Hike in December. *Please note that both dates each month are the same class, please only choose one session. Click to learn more!
Knee-High Naturalists
Sep 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Our educators will help you and your child explore nature through songs, crafts, and outdoor adventures. Geared towards ages 3-5 (with an adult).

Our Knee-High Naturalists program is held once a month running September-June, with Wednesday or Thursday sessions available to choose from. Family Night Hike in December. Click to learn more!

Sep
11
Sat
Raptor Photography Session @ Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge
Sep 11 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Raptor Photography Session @ Cedar Run Wildlife Refuge | Medford | New Jersey | United States

Join us for a morning of photography. Our trained staff will bring select birds out of their enclosures for photographing up-close and personal on perches and in a natural setting. This program will be limited to 12 participants. 9-11am. $50/member, $60/non-member. Advanced registration & pre-payment required.

Raptor Photography Session

$ 50.00
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Donation Total: $50.00

Sep
12
Sun
Kid’s Photography Workshop
Sep 12 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am

Join us for a morning of photography for KIDS ONLY! Our trained staff will help children ages 6-13 learn tricks and techniques for photographing wildlife. $10/member, $15/non-member. 10:00-11:30am. Space is limited to 10 children. Must bring your own camera. Advanced registration required.

Kid’s Photography Session

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Family Hike
Sep 12 @ 1:30 pm – 3:00 pm

To celebrate Grandparent’s Day, join us for a hike through the Refuge with the family! What will we find along the way? 1:30-3pm. All ages welcome. Fee includes Refuge admission. 20 participants maximum. Advanced registration required.

9/12 – registration for this event has ended.

Sep
16
Thu
Raptors and Reptiles: free with admission
Sep 16 all-day

Enjoy a special day of programs at the refuge. We will present Raptors and Reptiles at 11am and 1pm. All ages welcome. Program included with the price of admission.

** 9/16/2021 – 1pm session is cancelled due to inclement weather forecasted. Sorry for the inconvenience!

Sep
17
Fri
Night Hike
Sep 17 @ 7:00 pm – 8:30 pm

Experience the refuge in an exciting way, at night! Enjoy a guided hike at night to visit nocturnal habitats that are home to owls, raccoons, opossums and other wildlife that emerge after dark. Be there as the ‘night shift’ awakens. Program begins at the Nature Center. Hike is approximately 1 mile. $15/adult, $10/child. Suitable for ages 8 and up. 20 participants maximum. Advanced registration required.

9/17/21 – Registration for this event has ended.

Sep
19
Sun
Autumn with the Animals Festival
Sep 19 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm

Fun-filled day for the whole family! Go wild for our wildlife programs, live music, canoeing, food, games, crafts, campfire & more! Great for children ages 3 & up!


Day of Timeline:

  • Canoeing on the Cedar Run Lake: 10:00am – 2:45pm (advanced sign-up day of the event)
  • Storytime with a Wildlife Resident: 10:30am
  • Hunters of the Sky (Raptor) Educational Program: 10:30am, 11:30am, 1:00pm, 2:00pm
  • Guided Wildlife Housing Area Hike: 10:30am & 1:00pm
  • Reptile Encounter Program: 11:45am, 12:30pm, 2:00pm
  • Meet & Greets with some of our Wildlife Residents throughout the day!
  • Temporary face tattoos
  • Campfire with marshmallows available for purchase

Yummy Eats:

Our Friends from the following will also be here with Tables:

 


UPDATE 9/15/21: PRE-REGISTRATION ENDS FRIDAY 9/17/21 AT NOON. There will be tickets at the door for purchase day of the event. 

Purchase tickets in advance & save! (until 9/17/21 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.

 

 


UPDATE 9/17/21: Pre-registration is closed. There will be tickets at the door for purchase day of the event.