Monthly Archives for February 2019

Community Garden 2019 Season

Posted: February 11, 2019

The Vernon Township Community Garden, located on Route 517 (next to the dog park), will open for the season on March 30, 2019.

A limited number of plots are available and registrations are now being accepted. Plots are 12’ x 14’ and the annual rental fee is $40.00.

Ready to plant some seeds and cultivate flowers, vegetables and friendships? Download and complete the following forms:

Mail or deliver these forms, with your check made payable to Vernon Township Recreation, to:

Vernon Township Recreation Department
21 Church Street
Vernon, NJ 07462

Please note that the $40.00 rental fee is non-refundable and must be paid at the time of application. Fees are used solely for garden cultivation, maintenance and improvements; this activity is not-for-profit.

Cultivation and planting must be started by May 25, 2019. Any existing garden member who does not register by April 1, 2019 will forfeit his/her plot and it will be offered to the waiting list. Plots that have not been planted by May 25, 2019 will be forfeited and offered to the waiting list unless prior approval is granted. Plots must be tended through the time of fall clean up which will be completed no later than November 17, 2019.

Have questions or need more information? Contact the Vernon Township Department of Recreation and Community Development at 973.764.4055, ext. 2261.

Vendors Needed for Vernon Day & Food Truck Festival

Posted: February 7, 2019

Vendors and food trucks are being sought to participate in this year’s Vernon Day & Food Truck Festival which is scheduled to take place in Vernon on Sunday, June 2, 2019 from 11:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. on Sammis Road between Glen Meadow and Cedar Mountain schools.

Vendor spaces are $20.00, $15.00 for non-profits, free for entertainment and food vendors. Download, complete and submit the vendor application  today! Space is limited and applications will be reviewed on a first come, first served basis. We will not take vendors who sell the same merchandise. The deadline to apply is Friday, May 17, 2019.

For questions or more information, contact .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this e-mail address) at the Vernon PAL at 973.764.9514.

Vernon Couch to 5K & Return to 5K Running Programs

Posted: February 5, 2019

couch to 5K program

The Vernon PAL and Vernon Township are offering two separate running programs to prepare for the 2019 Vernon 5K to be held on May 5, 2019. Join with your friends, neighbors and kids to get off the couch and onto the pavement!

  • Couch to 5K
    The Beginner Program
    Meets 3 times a week March 2 - May 5, 2019
    Tuesdays and Thursdays at 6:30 p.m. and Saturdays at 9:00 a.m.
    Fee: $40.00
  • Return to 5K
    The Former Runner Program
    Meets 3 times a week March 3 - May 5, 2019
    Mondays and Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m. and Sundays at 9:00 a.m.
    Fee: $40.00

The 9-week programs will meet at Maple Grange Park and are open to residents age 16 and older from Vernon and the neighboring communities. The program fee includes Vernon 5K registration and t-shirt, swag bag, and nine weeks of coaching.

For complete details, visit the Vernon PAL website.

Have questions or need more information? Contact the .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this e-mail address) at 973.764.9514.