MFOS First Sundays in Parks Series for Fall

MFOS First Sundays in Parks Series for Fall

Posted on October 2, 2019


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 for

updates and information. Free.


Sunday, October 6, 2019 4:30 pm

What: Mushroom Walk, MFOS 1st Sunday in the Park,

Where: TBD

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 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

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 Free to the public.

Source: MFOS