River Barge Park in Carlstadt will be open Wednesday evening (July 2) for all Bergen, Passaic and Hudson County residents who’d like to see the Secaucus Fireworks Display.
Bring your own lawn chairs and (just in case) bug spray.
The fireworks start at 9 p.m. or so. The park’s rowing dock will be open if you’d like to sit down by the river (the marina will be closed).
Directions to River Barge Park are on the right-hand column of this blog.
The park will stay open until a half-hour after the last firework goes off. All this is dependent on the weather, so keep your fingers crossed.
Roy Woodford got this shot of a Carolina Wren fledgling near the Administration Building in DeKorte Park over the weekend. The little guy needs to work on that tail. (Thanks, Roy!)
Stunning nature photography and seldom-seen archival images from the New Jersey Meadowlands Commission (NJMC) coffee-table book, “The Nature of the Meadowlands,” will be on display in the Meadowlands Environment Center’s Flyway Gallery continues through Monday, July 28.
The show features images by the three principal photographers for the book — Ron Shields, Marco Van Brabant and the NJMC’s Jim Wright — as well as illustrator Thomas Yezerski and several other North Jersey photographers.
Archival images from the acclaimed book, published by Schiffer Books, will be on view as well — including one of the last days of a Secaucus pig farm.
Common Moorhens by Ron Shields
Common Buckeye by Regina Geoghan
‘Last Day at a Secaucus Pig Farm,’ Courtesy of Joe McKay.