September, 2020
Fall Recreation Events

Dear Resident,

Fall Backyard Movie Series – Please join us for our fall movie series.Admission is free and no registration is required. 
TIME: Seating begins at 6:30. Movie starts at 7
WHERE: Recreation Amphitheater on the lawn. Parking at the Rec Center.
LOUNGING: Bring chairs, pillows, blankets, flashlights
MOVIE NIBBLES: Candy, popcorn, snacks and beverages (no glass or alcohol, please)
SAFETY NOTES:  Masks/face coverings must be worn while not seated in your designated area.  No smoking, alcohol or pets 
Please help us keep movie night clean.  Use the trash receptacles or carry-out your leftovers. 
Friday, September 25th -         Monsters, Inc.
Friday, October 16th -            Hocus Pocus
Friday, October 30th -            Poltergeist

Goat Yoga:
WHEN: Session one: October 1st Session two: October 8th
TIME: 6pm-7pm
FEE: Registration required for one or both sessions.
AGES: 18+
WHAT: Two part series that will put a new spin on traditional yoga class and get up close and personal with some of our furry friends. Sessions will be held outdoors at the Recreation amphitheater lawn.  

Halloween Events for All Ages!

 Halloween Story & Picture Contest:
WHEN: Submissions will be accepted from October 1– October 21
FEE: Free.  Submission is registration. Drop off at Rec Center or email to
AGES: Youth ages 5-14
WHAT: Calling all writers and artists! Write a scary short story or a Halloween themed artwork.  Winners will be announced at our final movie night on October 30th. 

Scarecrow Decorating Contest:
WHEN: Friday, October 16
TIME: 5:00pm-6:30pm
FEE:  Free. Registration on Community Pass Required.  Space is Limited.
AGES: All
WHAT:Stuff and decorate your scarecrow.  We provide the hay and stuffing material.  You provide the costume, props and decorations. 

 Pet Costume Contest:
WHEN: Thursday, October 22 from 4:30pm- 5:30 pm at Rec Center
FEE:  Free. Registration on community pass required.
AGES: All
WHAT: Dress your pet! Who will win Best in Show??

Drive Thru Trunk or Treat
WHEN: Sunday, October 25 from 2-4pm at the Rec Center
FEE: Free.  Registration Required.  
AGES: All Ages
WHAT: Decorate your cars, and drive through the loop at the Recreation Center.  Costumed staff will hand out pre-made goody bags.  All candy and giveaways will be pre-packaged. 

Pumpkin Smash 2020 – Don’t Trash It Smash It!
https://www.scarce.org/pumpkins/
WHEN:  Saturday, November 7th from 9am-12pm
FEE: Free.  No registration required. 
AGES: All
WHAT: Don’t Trash it, Smash it! Bring your post-Halloween pumpkins to the Recreation Center and smash them for use as compost. A fun way to dispose of your pumpkins while keeping them out of the landfill.  Please remove candles and decorations (paint ok) #GreenYourHalloween.  

Outdoor Fall Adult, Senior and Youth Programs

Outside/Remote classes September 21 through November 9. Registration still available and required through Community Pass.  Class list   HERE.

***Register for events on COMMMUNITY PASS  Programs/classes may be cancelled or postponed due to inclement weather. Notice will be made via email and social media.  Social distancing and face covering required as indicated.  Questions should be directed to   or call 732-617-0100.  

Programs for Coping/Mental Health/Drug Abuse

FREE Naloxone Kit Giveaway – September 24-26, the State of NJ is providing Naloxone at participating pharmacies HERE.  No prescription, no appointment, no name.  For information about the Marlboro Alliance for Drug Abuse visit the webpage HERE.

Prevention of Teen Suicide - To provide support and suggest practical tips for this school year here is a brief 15 minute learning experience for parents/guardians of students in all grades developed by The Society for the Prevention of Teen Suicide.​ For additional information visit: https://sptsuniversity.org 

Raising Resilient Teens in Challenging Times Panel Presentation on Tuesday, September 29 at 7:30. Pre-registration is required www.sptsusa.org/RRT.  

Child Break Presentation - The presentation is designed to assist parents/guardians on how to communicate with their children regarding the use, misuse and abuse of alcohol and other drugs.  This link will be available until October 10, 2020.  http://createsend.com/t/y-864F7D16B2848157  for additional information please visit: www.drugfreenj.org 

For additional programs and assistance, visit the Marlboro COVID Resource Guide and scroll down to ‘Health and Wellness’.