Categories for Union County Attraction

Fanwood’s Easter Egg Hunt is Saturday

1500 Easter eggs will be filled with goodies and prize tickets and then hidden at Forest Road Park on Saturday, April 8th for Fanwood’s Annual Easter Egg Hunt! Children can meet the Easter Bunny and guess how many chocolate eggs and jelly beans there are. Bring your own decorated egg and ...

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Pi Day in NJ

Happy Pi Day! Pi, of course, is the Greek letter Л. Do you remember learning that the circumference of a circle is Л time the radius squared? Л  is an infinite number beginning with the digits 3.14. Today is 3/14, so we celebrate Pi Day! Today is only Pi day to ...

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How Super will this SuperMoon be?

Pretty super, if you’re in to statistics. Not so super if you’re expecting a dramatic celestial event. Here’s why. The Moon orbits the Earth in an ellipse. So twice a month, every month, it is relatively close to the Earth – between 356,400 and 370,400 kilometers away. We call that Perigee. ...

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1st Annual Homecoming Harvest Festival for the Scotch Plains-Fanwood Community Garden is a HUGE Success!!!

This past Saturday, October 1st was a grey and dreary day, but thankfully the rain held off and the Homecoming Harvest Festival went off without a hitch!  The event was planned by members of the Frazee House, the Scotch Plains – Fanwood Community Garden and the Fanwood – Scotch Plains ...

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Peregrine Falcons in Union County!

There is a peregrine falcon nest on the roof of the Union County Courthouse in midtown Elizabeth. A pair of falcons started building a nest in 2005 but were not successful because of windy conditions. The NJ Department of Environmental Protection suggested adding something to act as a wind shield so ...

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