CANAL WATCH ACTIVITIES FOR 2017
                                     D&R CANAL WALKS THROUGH HISTORY AND MORE


Sunday, June 11
– 2:00 p.m. D&R Canal Watch Annual Meeting at the Griggstown Muletenders Barracks, 4
Griggstown Causeway, Griggstown section of Franklin Township. For GPS, use Princeton as the town.
Three-time
Emmy award-winning filmmaker Tim Stollery will present: "John Honeyman, Washington's Spy: Unsung Hero
or Urban Legend."
Questions? Contact Linda Barth at 908-240-0488 or barthlinda123@aol.com.

Saturday, July 1 – 10:00 a.m. History Bike Tour on the D&R Canal towpath from Kingston to Griggstown and back, 10
miles round trip. Explore the structures along the D&R Canal with Canal Watch trustee Bob Barth. Meet at the locktender’
s home in Kingston. Bring water; helmet required. Questions? Contact Bob Barth at 201-401-3121 or bbarth@att.net.

Saturday, July 15Authors and Art at the Mule Tenders Barracks, Griggstown. Details to be announced.

Saturday, July 22 – 10:00 a.m. A Walk Through History. Hike 2.9 miles on the D&R Canal towpath between Carnegie
Road and Port Mercer. Meet at the parking lot at Port Mercer. 2-3 hours. Questions? Contact Bob Barth at 201-401-
3121 or bbarth@att.net.

Saturday, August 26 – 10:00 a.m.  A Walk Through History. Hike 2.9 miles on the D&R Canal towpath between
Mulberry Street, Trenton and Carnegie Road. Meet at the parking lot at Carnegie Road, off Route 1 North. 2-3 hours.
Questions? Contact Bob Barth at 201-401-3121 or bbarth@att.net.

Saturday, September 2 – 10:00 a.m. A Walk Through History. Hike 3 miles on the D&R Canal Feeder towpath
between Upper Ferry Road and Ellarslie. Meet at Ellarslie, the Trenton City Museum in Cadwalader Park. 2-3 hours.
Questions? Contact Bob Barth at 201-401-3121 or bbarth@att.net.

Saturday, October 14 -- East Millstone Canalfest, Market Street, East Millstone. http://franklinfoodbank.org/events
Rain date, Sunday, October 15

Saturday, October 21 - 10:00 a.m. Bilingual (English/Spanish) Nature Walk. Enjoy a casual 6-mile walk on the D&R
Canal towpath between Lock 11 in South Bound Brook and the Millstone Causeway. A shorter distance option is
available. Please meet at Lock 11 in South Bound Brook, across from the post office on Canal Road at Madison Street.
We will enjoy conversation in English and Spanish as we identify various wildlife and vegetation. Please RSVP at https:
//goo.gl/kdlL6b or email Jessica Hunsdon for more information at jhunsdon@gmail.com or call/text at 732.993.4505.  

Friday, November 10 - 7:00 p.m. Star-gazing along the canal. The Moon and its craters, mountains, and mare (dark
areas on the surface of the moon) will be visible in the west, as will bright Venus and giant Jupiter. Saturn will rise in the
east where we will be able to see its glorious rings. The event will take place at the Griggstown Grasslands. Leader:
Wayne Petko. Registration is required; attendance limited to 30 people. Contact Wayne Petko at wpetko02@gmail.com

Saturday, November 18 – 10:00 a.m. Walk 6.2 miles on the D&R Canal towpath between Carnegie Road and Ellarslie,
or choose a shorter hike of 2.5 miles. Meet at Ellarslie, the Trenton City Museum in Cadwalader Park, Trenton.
Questions? Contact Bob Barth at 201-401-3121 or bbarth@att.net.

Saturday, December 9 – 10:00 a.m. Walk 5.5 miles on the D&R Canal towpath between Carnegie Road and Alexander
Road, or choose a shorter hike of 2.9 miles. Meet at Turning Basin Park on Alexander Road, Princeton. Questions?
Please contact Pamela V’Combe, 609-635-2783 or pjvcombe@gmail.com.