This Week’s Events


Each Monday, we post the upcoming events for the Meadowlands Commission and the Meadowlands Environment Center  through the upcoming weekend.

This week’s events are a free DeKorte Park walk on Tuesday and a Winter Solstice event on Thursday,

Details follow.

Tuesday, Dec. 17, 10 a.m.
Third-Tuesday-of-the-Month Nature Walk with the NJMC and BCAS
This free two-hour guided walk in DeKorte Park includes a stretch of nearby Disposal Road, one of the very best places to watch (and photograph) winter raptors in the entire region. We’ll meet just inside the Environment Center. The walk is run by the N.J. Meadowlands Commission and the Bergen County Audubon Society. Check for last-minute updates and weather advisories.  To rsvp, contact Don Torino of the BCAS at or 201-230-4983.

Thursday, Dec. 19, 7 – 9 p.m.
Winter Solstice Celebration – All ages
Welcome the first day of winter and the return of the sun.  Learn about the history of the solstice, make a solstice craft, and enjoy celebratory food and drink!  Adults must accompany children. $5/person; $4/MEC members
Registration is recommended and appreciated. To register click here.

Meadowlands Environment Center

Two DeKorte Park Plaza, Lyndhurst, 201-460-8300 or

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