| CANAL WATCH ACTIVITIES FOR 2016
D&R CANAL WALKS THROUGH HISTORY
Saturday, October 15 – 10:00 a.m. A Walk Through History. 3.8 miles on the D&R Canal towpath from
Alexander Road to Kingston (the meeting place). 2-3 hours. Questions? Bob Barth, 201-401-3121;
Saturday, October 15 -- East Millstone Canalfest, Market Street, East Millstone. Millstone’s 6th annual
Canal Fest—officially the Delaware & Raritan Canal Festival—will be held on Saturday, October 15th from
11 a.m.- 5 p.m. Rain date is Sunday, October 16th. The festival is held along Market Street, starting from
Amwell Road. It’s a great fall event for food, music, arts, crafts, children’s games, and civic engagement.
Benefits go to the Franklin Township Food Bank and the United Way.
Friday, November 4 - 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 firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday, November 26 –10:00 a.m. A Walk Through History. 2.6 miles on the D&R Canal towpath from
Port Mercer to Alexander Road (the meeting place). 2-3 hours. Questions? Bob Barth, 201-401-3121;