MFOS First Sundays in Parks Series for FallPosted on October 2, 2019
MONTGOMERY FRIENDS OF OPEN SPACE
FIRST SUNDAYS IN THE PARKS SERIES
Saturday, October 5, 2019 10 am – 12 pm
What: Know-your-Parks Scavenger Hunt,
Where: MFOS’ Farmers’ Market 1340 Rte. 206, Skillman
A fun and family-friendly way to get outside and see Montgomery’s beautiful parks. Did
you know that there is art in our parks? At MFOS’s Farmers’ Market get the treasure list and
start your hunt. Take a picture of yourself in front of the scavenger items and show them to us
when you return the market. Prizes awarded! Go to MontgomeryFriends.org for
updates and information. Free.
Sunday, October 6, 2019 4:30 pm
What: Mushroom Walk, MFOS 1st Sunday in the Park,
This walk covers different local fungi that we see in our parks. Learn their favored spots,
their life cycle, and what harms them the most. A 1st Sunday in the Park program. Free. Go to
MontgomeryFriends.org for updates and information.
Sunday, October 13, 2019 3 – 6 pm
What: Family Fall Festival
Where: Montgomery Veteran’s Park, Lower Parking lot
Come make corn husk dolls and scarecrows at Montgomery Park. You bring old shirts,
hats and pants, we provide the hay and other decorations. Who can make the scariest, silliest,
most outrageous scarecrow? Discover the old tradition of corn husk doll making. Enjoy the
cooler fall temperatures and being outdoors. Great fun for families with young children. Light
refreshments served. Hosted by Montgomery Friends of Open Space. Check MontgomeryFriends.org
for details and to register. Small charge for participation.
Sunday, November 3, 2019 9 am
What: Birding with Brad Merritt
Where: Stonebridge Park, Montgomery Ave
Led by Rocky Hill resident Brad Merritt, these popular bird walks are always interesting and
entertaining. Brad has led field trips Montgomery Friends of Open Space (MFOS) for years as
well as the Washington Crossing Audubon Society. Come early as these fill up quickly.
Meet in the parking lot across the street from Hollinshead Spring Rd (Stonebridge at
Montgomery’s driveway) about half a mile from Route 206 on Montgomery Road on the right.
Trail may be uneven and muddy. Bring binoculars and wear appropriate footwear. For
significant inclement weather, check MontgomeryFriends.org. Free to the public.