From nature programs to farm and 4-H activities to athletics to the arts, Mercer County offers an array of summer camp opportunities for area youth.
04/09/2018 2:12 PM
Scout Days will be open to individual Scouts and groups. Cub Scout programs will be offered April 15, May 6 and June 2. Girl Scout programs will be offered April 29, May 19 and June 3.
04/04/2018 2:48 PM
An information session on this state outdoor education program for youth will be held Thursday, April 19, from 6:45 to 7:45 p.m. at the Tulpehaking Nature Center in Hamilton.
04/04/2018 1:53 PM
Traditional practices of fishing will come to life for one afternoon during “Discover the American Shad” on Saturday, April 14, from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Tulpehaking Nature Center. Participants will be able to experience a key part of this region’s history through hands-on activities.
04/03/2018 4:33 PM
Work begins on or about Monday, April 9
04/02/2018 4:08 PM
April is National County Government Month. Check out a few of the programs available around your county!
Mercer County has programs for citizens of all ages and interests, and I encourage our residents to take advantage of the services and events countywide in celebration of County Government Month." ~Brian M. Hughes
04/02/2018 2:59 PM
03/29/2018 4:27 PM
Household Hazardous Waste and Electronic Waste Disposal Day hosted by the Mercer County Improvement Authority will take place Saturday, April 7, from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the John T. Dempster Fire School, 350 Lawrence Road, Lawrence.
03/27/2018 4:42 PM
County offices and facilities that will be closed Friday, March 30, include McDade Administration Building, Criminal Courthouse, Office of the Mercer County Clerk, Civil Courthouse and Office of the County Surrogate, Board of Social Services and One-Stop Career Center.
03/26/2018 4:22 PM
Renovations at Roebling Park included landscaping, litter cleanup, addition of native plants to attract pollinators and new message centers installed to trailhead kiosks.
03/26/2018 2:20 PM
The beginner birdwatching series will take place on Saturdays, April 7, 14, 21 and 28 from 8 to 10 a.m.
03/26/2018 9:36 AM
On Thursday March 22, The Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders unanimously approved a resolution calling on members of the New Jersey State Legislature to pass legislation that strengthens gun control laws.
03/23/2018 9:27 AM
The Mercer County Board of Chosen Freeholders honored the 2017-2018 Group 4 Sectional Champion Trenton Central High School Tornadoes at their Formal Meeting on Thursday March 22.
03/23/2018 9:24 AM
Barn beams, siding, and floorboards for horse stalls will be the order of the day when the sawyer makes his annual stop at Howell Living History Farm on Saturday, March 24.
03/20/2018 4:34 PM
Mercer County Agricultural Agent Meredith Melendez will present a program, “Planning, Planting and Caring for Your Vegetables to Maximize Your Harvest,” on Saturday, April 7, from 10:30 a.m. to noon at the Tulpehaking Nature Center in Hamilton.
03/20/2018 2:39 PM
Rutgers Cooperative Extension Service of Mercer County, Department of Family and Community Health Sciences (FCHS), in collaboration with the Trenton Health Team and the Hunterdon & Mercer Regional Chronic Disease Coalition is offering a six-week FREE workshop titled Cancer: Thriving & Surviving.
03/20/2018 12:51 PM
The Mercer County Park Commission cooperated with its hunters this season to obtain venison donations to Hunters Helping the Hungry, a non-profit organization that works with butchers, hunters and food banks.
03/19/2018 4:45 PM
03/19/2018 8:44 AM
Howell Living History Farm's 2018 “Naturally Friends” wildlife series will open on Thursday, March 15, when Mercer County Wildlife Center Director Diane Nickerson presents “An Evening of Owls,” a program about some of New Jersey’s most important raptors.
03/13/2018 10:31 AM
The graduates endured 22 weeks of training at the academy in all aspects of law enforcement and will now serve in many different Police Departments within Mercer County and elsewhere.
03/09/2018 4:33 PM