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2012 Festival of Trees "A Time to Remember"
The Senior Resource Center invites you to attend the 10th Annual Festival of Trees to be held at the Barn at Highlands Ridge Park, December 1st – 8th. The Barn is located at 100 North Road, Chester, NJ, across from Black River Middle School.
This community wide celebration features over 55 trees decorated by civic groups, families, individuals and businesses in a rustic, winter wonderland setting. Most of the trees will be available for sale in our Silent Auction. There will also be small decorated trees offered for “cash & carry” sale. All proceeds benefit the Senior Resource Center, a not-for-profit organization that provides advocacy, support, information, education, training and referral for seniors and their caregivers.
Santa and Mrs. Claus will be greet visitors Wednesday and Friday 3-5pm and on both Saturdays from 11am - 3pm. Professional pictures with Santa are available on both Saturdays.
Two new offerings this year include:
A special Sing-a-Long & Story-time on Friday, Dec. 7, 6:00 -8:00pm
Pre-Festival sale of tabletop trees on Sat., Nov. 24, Noon – 4:00pm at the Barn.
Sunday, Dec.2 Noon – 5:00pm
Monday, Dec.3 – Wednesday, Dec. 5 10:00 am – 5:00pm
Thursday, Dec. 6 & Friday, Dec. 7 10:00 am – 8:00pm
Saturdays Dec.1 & 8, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Location: The Barn at Highlands Ridge Park, 100 North Rd., Chester, NJ, across from Black River Middle School.
Tickets $3 Children/Seniors, $5 Adults firstname.lastname@example.org (908-879-2202)
More About Highlands Ridge Park
Highlands Ridge Park, formally Bell Labs' Telcordia Tract, is located directly adjacent to the Evans Family Forest Preserve creating a total area of 223 acres. The land previously served as a testing facility for AT&T and was acquired by the township in 2004. The park features wide open spaces and hiking trails connected to the Evans Family Forest Preserve.