MIDDLETOWN, NJ – Poricy Park Conservancy located in Middletown, NJ, just heard that Santa is coming to the Park on Sunday, December 11, between 1:30pm and 2:30pm!!

Everyone is so excited and ready for fun!! Preparations are under way to transform the Nature Center into a holiday wonderland. Children can take photos with Santa. Everyone can enjoy candy canes, hot chocolate, holiday music and meet Santa’s Elves!

Sunday will be a full day for holiday events at the Park. It’s the last day for the Annual Holiday Shop, full of handcrafted treasures. The hours for the Holiday Shop are 10am-4pm. At the close of the Shop, the drawing will take place announcing the winner of the handcrafted Queen Size Quilt donated by Rebecca’s Reel Quilters of Poricy Park. All are welcome to participate in Nature’s Wonderful Ornaments program, and create decorations using Mother Nature’s offering and recycled items.

To pre-register for the day’s events, call the Nature Center at 732-842-5966. Recommended donations are $5 per photo; regular program fees apply for the Nature’s Wonderful Ornaments program. Tickets can still be purchased for the quilt drawing for $1 each and are available at the Nature Center.

Poricy Park Conservancy is a non-profit, 501 (c) (3) organization located in Middletown Township. With exceptional ecological resources, the 250 acre historical and nature site makes it one of the largest nature preserves in Monmouth County. The Park offers recreational activities such as magnificent wooded hiking trails, bird watching, pristine pond settings, fishing, and a one-of-a-kind 70 million year-old Cretaceous fossil bed. It is home to the Historic Murray Farmhouse and Barn. The Park is located at 345 Oak Hill Road, off Route 35 South; (for GPS directions enter Red Bank for the town). For more information please visit www.PoricyPark.org, or call 732-842-5966. ###