Sip and Art Soirees
Aug
25
to Nov 17

Sip and Art Soirees

Classes will be held on:
Friday's, August 25, September 8 & 22, October 6 & 20, November 3 & 17
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Under the guidance of established artist Suzanne Montgomery, you will learn how to use a variety of mediums.
Longtime member and supporter Chris Hepburn has kindly offered her barn in Hardwick, New Jersey as art studio; a perfect backdrop for creating nature themed work of arts.
Donation: $105 (all proceeds will go towards RVC's efforts to preserve land)
Art materials are not included. A list of materials needed will be discussed in the first class. For the first class bring only willow charcoal, erasers and a sketch pad. Directions to the barn in Hardwick NJ  will be sent to participants prior to class.  Limited to 12 participants. Sign up here

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A Mindful Walk
Aug
26
9:00am 9:00am

A Mindful Walk

Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a 30 minute mindful walk at White Lake. The walk will begin with some gentle stretching and movement. This will be followed by an easy walk focused on connecting with the breath, the environment, and the moment. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Meet at the parking lot of the barn at White Lake. Sign up here.

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Moonlight Paddle at White Lake
Sep
6
7:30pm 7:30pm

Moonlight Paddle at White Lake

Join us for a moonlight paddle on the placid waters of White Lake. The park will remain open during these hours for other park activities. This is a FREE event. (Moonrise @ 7:30pm). A limited number of kayaks will be available on a first-come first-serve basis. Signing up for the event will not guarantee the availability of a kayak. Sign up here

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Fall Yoga at White Lake (4 sessions)
Sep
10
to Oct 1

Fall Yoga at White Lake (4 sessions)

“First move well, then move often.” – Gray Cook
Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a one hour, all levels Hatha Yoga class. Classes will be held on following dates: Sunday, September 10, 17, 24 and October 1, 8:30 am.  Using the beauty of nature as studio, practice basic yoga and sun salutations. All levels of experience are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing, bring water and a yoga mat. Donation $20, Sign up here

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Hawk Watch at Raccoon Ridge
Sep
17
8:00am 8:00am

Hawk Watch at Raccoon Ridge

Join RVC Trustee & Naturalist Dennis Briede for a hike to the top of the Raccoon Ridge Hawk Watch. Raccoon Ridge is the premier spot to observe the migrating hawks that pass through northern NJ on their way south. This will be at the peak migration for broad-winged hawks. Every year at this time thousands of these hawks can be seen passing by the ridge. Sign up here

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OKTOBERFEST at Limestone Ridge Preserve
Oct
8
1:00pm 1:00pm

OKTOBERFEST at Limestone Ridge Preserve

Bratwurst, Pork Roast, Knockwurst, Sauerkraut, Potato Salad, Hot Pretzels and More!!
Celebrate Oktoberfest and RVC’s 25th Anniversary at the Limestone Ridge Preserve in Blairstown. Experience authentic German food and craft beers by Manskirt, Hackettstown. Includes a guided hike of Limestone Ridge Preserve at 12:00 pm.
Music by Eric Kerssen, NJ’s Hardest Working Accordionist.

Tickets $35, includes food and one beer / ($30 for active members of Ridge and Valley Conservancy). Limited seating, Get your tickets here

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Moonlight Paddle at White Lake
Aug
6
8:00pm 8:00pm

Moonlight Paddle at White Lake

Join us for a moonlight paddle on the placid waters of White Lake. The park will remain open during these hours for other park activities. This is a FREE event. (Moonrise @ 7:30pm). A limited number of kayaks will be available on a first-come first-serve basis. Signing up for the event will not guarantee the availability of a kayak. Sign up here

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A Mindful Walk
Jul
22
9:00am 9:00am

A Mindful Walk

Join RVC Development Director and certified Yoga Teacher Susi Tilley for a 30 minute mindful walk at White Lake. The walk will begin with some gentle stretching and movement. This will be followed by an easy walk focused on connecting with the breath, the environment, and the moment. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Meet at the parking lot of the barn at White Lake. Sign up here

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Summer Yoga at White Lake (4 sessions)
Jul
2
to Jul 23

Summer Yoga at White Lake (4 sessions)

“First move well, then move often.” – Gray Cook
Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a one hour, all levels Hatha Yoga class. Using the beauty of nature as studio, practice basic yoga and sun salutations. All levels of experience are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing, bring water and a yoga mat.  Classes will be held on following dates: Sunday, July 9, 16, 23, 30, 8:30 am. $20 Donation. Sign up here

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A Mindful Walk
Jun
24
9:00am 9:00am

A Mindful Walk

Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a 30 minute mindful walk at White Lake. The walk will begin with some gentle stretching and movement. This will be followed by an easy walk focused on connecting with the breath, the environment, and the moment. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Meet at the parking lot of the barn at White Lake. Sign up here.

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Trail Day at White Lake
Jun
10
1:00pm 1:00pm

Trail Day at White Lake

For the second year in a row, The Warren County Health Department, the Warren County Department of Land Preservation and Ridge and Valley Conservancy are celebrating Trail Day, part of the grant funded project "Choose Healthy - Warren County". Guided meadow walks with naturalist Dennis Briede at 3:00 pm and 4:00 pm, and FREE intro to kayaking at 2:00 pm and 4:00 pm. Those interested in the kayaking class can sign up upon arrival on a first-come first-served basis. The event is open to anyone; families and pets are welcome, and there will be a first aid station on site.

Rain date June 11. More information to follow.

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HORIZONS IN NATURE - Art & Poetry
Jun
4
3:00pm 3:00pm

HORIZONS IN NATURE - Art & Poetry

Horizons in Nature - Art & Poetry
Supporters of Ridge and Valley Conservancy will gather to honor the efforts of the past 25 years and focus on the future with a retrospective Art & Poetry Show. The event will take place at the Vass House Barn, set on the historic Vass Farmstead in Hardwick, NJ, from 3:00 - 6:00 pm.
Art students from surrounding colleges and schools will join with established artists and poets to present readings and share their visions of the area’s natural environment. Included in the program will be award winning Poet, Robert Carnevale, and nationally known Photographer, Douglas Peterson. Local artists and writers will round out the exhibit along with work from Paulinskill River Photography and student work. 

 

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Spring Yoga at White Lake (4 sessions)
Jun
4
to Jun 25

Spring Yoga at White Lake (4 sessions)

“First move well, then move often.” – Gray Cook
Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a one hour, all levels Hatha Yoga class. Using the beauty of nature as studio, practice basic yoga and sun salutations. Classes will be held on following dates: Sunday, June 4, 11, 18 and 25, 8:30 am. All levels of experience are welcome. Wear comfortable clothing, bring water and a yoga mat.  $20 Donation, sign up here

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Bird Walk around White Lake
May
28
8:00am 8:00am

Bird Walk around White Lake

Join Trustee RVC Sharon Wander at the height of songbird migration to see (and hear!) the colorful visiting and breeding birds that thrive in the many hospitable habitats around White Lake. Wear good walking shoes. This is a FREE event.  (Photo of an Indigo Bunting). Event will be held weather permitting. Please check our website or Facebook for weather cancellations.
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A Mindful Walk
May
27
9:00am 9:00am

A Mindful Walk

Join certified Yoga Teacher Kate McGuiness for a 30 minute mindful walk at White Lake. The walk will begin with some gentle stretching and movement. This will be followed by an easy walk focused on connecting with the breath, the environment, and the moment. Wear comfortable clothing and walking shoes. Meet at the parking lot of the barn at White Lake. Sign up here.

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Sip and Art Soirees
Apr
28
to Jun 2

Sip and Art Soirees

Sip and Art Soirees will start up again on April 28th! This year's sessions will focus on landscape painting. Sessions will be held every other Friday, on 4/28, 5/12, 5/26 and 6/2. Cost of this program is $60. (If you are interested you may also want to check out the free landscape painting lecture on April 14, details on this above.)
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Landscape Painting Lecture
Apr
14
7:00pm 7:00pm

Landscape Painting Lecture

Join local artists Suzanne Montgomery for a FREE art lecture. The Landscape, like other art genres, is a vehicle for personal expression and tells us much about the moment in time in which we are living. In this free lecture we will take a look at the way artists have approached landscape painting and what they reveal about moments in cultural history. This is a FREE event.
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COMEDY NIGHT AT BLAIR ACADEMY
Mar
18
8:00pm 8:00pm

COMEDY NIGHT AT BLAIR ACADEMY

Join comedians Johnny Lampert and Sherry Davey, two of the country's premier comedians, for a night of laughter at Blair Academy's Armstrong-Hipkins Center for the Arts in Blairstown. The event will benefit Ridge and Valley Conservancy's conservation efforts to preserve critical land within the region. This year RVC is focusing on preserving habitat for the state-endangered bobcat.
Ticket Purchase Here
Check Payments call (908) 362 7989 or send us an e-mail

 

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