The Monmouth County Park System is heating things up with its annual WinterFest on Saturday, January 30 from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. Held at Thompson Park, Newman Springs Road, Lincroft, this event celebrates winter and all the fun it brings. Family-fun activities for the day include cross-country skiing, nature hikes (possibly on snowshoes), make & take crafts, wagon rides, and more. Visitors will also have the chance to meet representatives from winter sport vendors and enjoy live music.
Throughout the event, the Thompson Park Creative Arts Center will host ongoing pottery demonstration. Visitors can commemorate the day by creating their own ceramic snowman to take home. The cost for each ceramic is $10; cash or check only.
Admission and parking are free. Most activities are free. For more information on WinterFest or the Monmouth County Park System, please visit www.monmouthcountyparks.com or call 732-842-4000. For persons with hearing impairment, the TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks and Recreation agency.