mcps lamb childrenPICTURED – Children are invited to pet the 4-H baby animals.

LINCROFT —  The Monmouth County 4-H Association’s Livestock Club and the Monmouth County Park System invite area residents to a Young Animal Expo at Thompson Park, Newman Springs Road, Lincroft.  Held from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, this event will feature sheep and their lambs and goats and their kids. Children are invited to pet the animals and make spring-themed crafts. Activities are free and sponsored by the Monmouth County 4-H Youth Development.

In addition to Young Animal Expo, the Monmouth County Park System and the Monmouth County 4-H Association also team up to present the annual Monmouth County Fair each summer.  This year’s dates are Wednesday-Sunday, July 22-26. 

For more information about the Monmouth County Park System, please visit or call 732-842-4000, ext. 1. For persons with hearing impairment, the Park System TTY/TDD number is 711. The Monmouth County Park System, created in 1960 by the Monmouth County Board of Chosen Freeholders, is Monmouth County’s Open Space, Parks, and Recreation agency.