Holiday floral craft workshop offered to residents of Somerset County

07/11/2022 14:48

BRIDGEWATER, NJ – Sign up for a fun holiday craft workshop by Monday, November 14, and create a stunning floral centerpiece for any holiday table. Organized by the Somerset County Park Commission, the Thanksgiving Floral Centerpiece Workshop will take place on Sunday, November 20 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. at North Branch Park at 355 Milltown Road, Bridgewater.

During the two-hour workshop, attendees will use their creative thinking skills as Shauna Moore, Horticulture Manager for the Somerset County Park Commission, provides simple instructions for making the centerpiece. Workshop participants will create a striking floral arrangement for their Thanksgiving table using long-stemmed, long-lasting seasonal flowers. This class is a great way to encourage creative thinking and help relieve holiday stress.

No experience or knowledge of floral design is necessary. There is a $55 per person fee, which includes all supplies. Class size is limited to 12 people. Participants must bring a box to take their centerpiece home.

To register, call 908-722-1200 ext. 5721 or visit www. People with hearing and speech impairments can call the relay service at 711.

Somerset County Parks Commission
The Somerset County Park Commission manages nearly 15,000 acres of county-owned open space, which is visited by 2 million park users each year. Five golf courses have three driving ranges, a pitch and putt course and a recreational putting course. Other attractions include an equestrian center, an environmental education center, two tennis courts, an outdoor swimming pool, pedalo, a garden of rocks and rare plants, an award-winning rose garden, an arboretum and a sensory and olfactory garden. Six county parks also offer amenities, such as sports fields, picnic facilities, biking trails, fishing, bird watching, cross-country skiing, and hiking.

North Branch Park
North Branch Park, home to the administrative offices of the Somerset County Park Commission, is in Bridgewater Township. The 194-acre park, acquired in 1961, offers nearly a mile of flora and fauna along the North Fork of the Raritan River. The park hosts the 4-H fair, interesting exhibits, shows and other fairs.

This press release was produced by Somerset County Government. The opinions expressed here are those of the author.