Category Archives: Town Parks

Town Day 2017

A huge thank you to the HP Recreation Commission for organizing and running another successful and fun Town Day! The weather cooperated and there was a really good turnout of HP and neighboring residents of all ages.  The HP Environmental … Continue reading

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We want WHOOO?

We want WHOOO? We want YOU! — to Join the Green Team. Come to Town Day tomorrow September 9th, enjoy “Rappin with the Raptors” presented by the Tenafly Nature Center at 12:30 and 2 pm, and stop by the HP … Continue reading

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“Rappin with Raptors” at Town Day – September 9th, 2017

Tenafly Nature Center will present their very popular “Rappin with Raptors” program at Harrington Park Town Day. Stop by Highland Field this Saturday, September 9th, from noon to 4 pm and meet Mitzi & Meme, two barred owls, and Ruby, … Continue reading

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Forest bathing – give it a try at Beechwood Park!

Per Wikipedia: Forest bathing is the practice of taking a short, leisurely visit to a forest for health benefits. The practice originated in Japan where it is called shinrin-yoku (森林浴) in Japanese (it is also called sēnlínyù (森林浴) in Mandarin and sanlimyok (산림욕) in Korean). The article goes on to state that – studies in Japan … Continue reading

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Father’s Day Fishing Derby 2017

The annual Harrington Park Father’s Day Fishing Derby took place at Pondside Park on 6/18 from noon to 2pm. After a rainy start, the weather cleared up and quite a few people turned out to fish or to play in … Continue reading

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Annual Fishing Derby – June 18th noon-2pm

Annual Fishing Derby! These photos were taken on a lazy beautiful evening (6/10) at Pondside Park. A toddler and his mom were enjoying the playground, a woman was jogging on the path around the pond, and two adults and a … Continue reading

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Spring wildflowers in Harrington Park

These beautiful wildflowers were observed and photographed in the last few days while I was walking on sidewalks by woods on Central Ave in Old Tappan, Loh’s Place, and Blanche/Pondside Park.           The same wildflowers can be seen … Continue reading

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