Howell Living History Farm invites the public to enjoy an old fashioned “ice cream party” on Saturday, July 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featured activities include music, wagon rides, games, contests, a children’s craft program and lots of ice cream making and eating.
06/27/2017 1:08 PM
06/23/2017 10:07 AM
The most scenic of Howell Living History Farm's harvesting operations will take place on Saturday, June 24, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. when farmers cut and shock this year’s crop of winter wheat.
06/19/2017 9:12 AM
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes is urging County residents to prepare and plan for potential storms this summer and fall.
06/15/2017 3:16 PM
Significant improvements to the safety and quality of training equipment at Mercer County’s John T. Dempster Sr. Fire Service Training Center were celebrated at a dedication and ribbon-cutting ceremony June 12.
06/15/2017 10:57 AM
Throughout the day, visitors can meet milking goats, see a cow and calf, and help farmers make cheese, butter and ice cream.
06/12/2017 3:40 PM
Mercer will offer a First-Time Homebuyer Program workshop on Wednesday, June 21, at 6:30 p.m. at the Lawrence Headquarters Branch of the Mercer County Library System, 2751 Brunswick Pike, Lawrence.
06/12/2017 3:14 PM
Representatives from the Mercer County Nutrition Office will offer the checks on Friday, June 23, between 8:30 a.m. and 2 p.m. at the Cooperative Extension of Mercer County, 930 Spruce St., Lawrence.
06/12/2017 2:11 PM
Are you looking for a peaceful and relaxing way to spend some time outside and enjoy the serene beauty of a summer morning? The Mercer County Park Commission will host several kayak tours of Mercer Lake in West Windsor this summer, giving the community a chance to experience up close all the wonders nature has to offer.
06/12/2017 1:28 PM
Milling and resurfacing on N. Main St.
06/09/2017 3:55 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission, in cooperation with the Jersey Shore Jazz & Blues Foundation, is excited to announce that the first Mercer County Jazz Festival at the Festival Grounds will be held Saturday, July 8, from noon to 8 p.m. Come out to Mercer County Park to enjoy a mix of contemporary, big band and bebop jazz.
06/09/2017 3:46 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission’s Nature Programs will host thrilling and educational summer camps for children ranging in age from pre-K to eighth grade. The summer camps are developed and instructed by the Park Commission’s team of Naturalists.
06/09/2017 1:59 PM
On select Sunday mornings this summer, visitors to the Fiddler’s Creek Preserve in Titusville will experience a “behind-the-nets” look at an active field research project. Bird in the Hand: Songbird Banding Program will take place on Sunday, June 11 and 25, and Sunday, July 16 and 30, from 8:30 to 10:30 a.m.
06/08/2017 12:37 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission will host lichenologist Dennis Waters on Saturday, June 17, as he unveils the mysterious lichens commonly found throughout our natural world.
06/07/2017 2:17 PM
06/05/2017 2:23 PM
Mercer County Executive, Brian M. Hughes, the Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and the county’s Division of Culture and Heritage announce that application forms and guidelines for the County’s FY18 Mercer County History Regrant program are now available.
06/05/2017 1:33 PM
Mercer County Executive Brian M. Hughes and the Mercer County Office of Veteran Services invite citizens, civic groups and local Scout organizations to participate in an official flag decommissioning ceremony on Wednesday, June 14, 2017, at 6 p.m. in Veterans Park (Klockner Road entrance) in Hamilton Township.
05/31/2017 12:19 PM
The campfire will be crackling, children laughing and meteors visible in the night sky during the Mercer County Park Commission’s Come Out and Play Campout scheduled for Friday, Aug. 11, to Saturday, Aug. 12, weather permitting. For the first time, families will be able to spend the night on Baldpate Mountain and experience the park like never before.
05/31/2017 9:57 AM
The Tulpehaking Nature Center, a facility of the Mercer County Park Commission, invites families to create their own real-life fish stories on Saturday, June 10, from 10 a.m. to noon.
05/26/2017 9:13 AM
County Executive Brian M. Hughes announces the seventh annual Cultural Festival & Food Truck Rally, celebrating diverse cultures through live music and traditional dance performances, food trucks and biergarten, art demonstrations, heritage crafters, American Indians with handmade tepees, and pony rides and other activities.
05/23/2017 12:37 PM