DeKorte Park is open from 8 a.m. to 8:30 p.m. all three days of the Fourth of July weekend.
The Meadowlands Environment Center (where the Flyway Gallery and restrooms are) is closed on Monday, July 4.
The McDowell Observatory is closed the night of July 4.
Tom Yezerski, author of the new children's book "Meadwolands," gave a terrific talk and slide show at the Meadowlands Environment Center on Saturday. (Above, he is talking about his interest in art as a child, with a photo of a young Tom on the screen.)
The link to a nifty new story on Tom in the Hoboken edition of Patch.com is here.
Congrats to all who said "Marsh Wren."
More on Marsh Wren nest-building here.
Another Marsh Wren (below)popped up 20 yards down the trail that day.