Welcome to
Mine Hill Township
Morris County, New Jersey

Mine Hill Community Committee is comprised of a group of volunteers that creates and manages town wide events in collaboration with the Township and Community Programs Department.

 Township Events

This page changes often. Please check back for added and updated events. Due to CoronaVirus future events are tentative or otherwise listed as cancelled. Thank you for your patience during this time.

For the most updated events information delivered right to your E-mail please click HERE to join Swiftreach. Our events are all thanks to the hard work of our Mine Hill Community Committee. 

Community Programs Contacts

If you are interested in joining the Community Committee, Garden Club or volunteering opportunities please contact us directly. Meetings are held on the 2nd Wednesday of every month at 7:00 PM at Town Hall.

Laurie: LBetz@minehill.com, (973) 366-9031 x. 9


Katelyn:  Kate@minehill.com, (973) 366-9031 x. 6

Community Events Registration Portal click HERE

Township Events

Please note dates and times are subject to change. Please check back closer to the date of the event for the most accurate dates and times for the following events.


3/17/23 St. Patrick’s Day, Irish for a Day buy your tickets today!


Click here for the flyer: St. Patrick’s Day Event


Breakfast with the Easter Bunny

April 8th, 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM at the Mine Hill Civic Center

Click here for the flyer: Breakfast with the Easter Bunny


Memorial Day Parade

May 28th

Come join us for the Memorial Day Parade. The parade will begin at 10:15 AM. The parade route has changed. We will be starting the parade on Autumn Drive, down Central, right onto Shawn Street, left onto William, left onto Rt 46 and right down Baker to the Memorial. The parade will arrive at the Memorial Park where we will have our ceremony at approximately 11 AM. After the ceremony we will be having a barbecue.  We are encouraging all Mine Hill Clubs/Organizations to participate. To join us please email LBetz@minehill.com.


Shred-It Day

Date: TBD 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM at the Town Hall Parking Lot

*Added some social distancing guidelines. Please click HERE for more information.

Come bring any and all of your paperwork/documents to be confidentially shredded. There is no need to remove any staples, clips, binders or books. They cannot shred cardboard boxes.

The company shredding is National Association for Information Destruction Certified.

Residents may  bring whatever they want to shred as long as they bring non-perishable, non-expired food items to be donated to the food pantry.

Town Wide Garage Sale

Date June 10-12

Registration Deadline is June 9th at 4:30 PM.

The Township is hosting a Town Wide Yard Sale Event.  We recommend the hours of 8 AM – 5 PM. The list will be publicized. Permit requirements and fees are waived, but you must sign up.

To access the List of Addresses participating in the garage sale will be sent via swiftreach and posted on the township’s main page under “Township Announcements” On the page you have the option of customizing the map to see which addresses are participating in the garage sale by checking off or un-checking off the box to the left of the date. The drop down arrow also provides a list of all the houses associated with the blue pins. You can print the map by clicking on the 3 dots in a vertical row to the right of the magnify glass and click “print map”.


Movie Nights and Events at Sunset Lake

Weather permitting, movie nights include a movie, pit fires and roasting marshmallows. Feel free to bring chairs, blankets, food and drinks etc. Glass is not permitted at the beach. Cost: Free!

July 9th: “Bad Guys” Gates open at 7:30 PM, movie starts 8:30 PM

July 23rd: “Encanto” Gates open at 7:30 PM, movie starts 8:30 PM

Future Events with Dates and details to follow:

– Dancing Under the Stars

– Other Movie Nights


August 13 at 4:00 PM at Sunset Lake:  Mine Hill Fire Department Wet Down! Bring your towel and bathing suit as Mine Hill Fire Department will be turning Sunset Lake into a spray park.

August 13 at 7:30 PM Mr. Sam’s Ice Cream Truck will be stopping by to sell ice cream prior to our featured film this weekend, Luca. Don’t forget to bring your chairs, blanket, snacks and drinks (no glass permitted) and find a spot as the movie will begin at 8:15 PM. 

August 20 9:00 AM Children’s Fishing Derby at Sunset Lake. Bring your own fishing poles, We will supply the worms.  Ages 3-12.  Please register before August 17th by emailing Laurie Betz.  lbetz@minehill.com

August 27 6:30-8:30 DJ Mike will entertain the children with some music and dances. Food will be available for purchase: Purchase Hot dogs with Chips $2.00, Water $1.00, Ice Pop $0.25


Mine Hill Day

All Day Events on September 24th rain date September 25th

8:00 AM  Mine Hill 5K at Sunset Lake

Registration website: https://runsignup.com/Race/NJ/MineHill/MineHill5KRace

Registration details and to register online please click on the link above.

11:00 AM Duck Derby at Sunset Lake

Registration and more details to follow.

4:00 PM- 8:00 PM Mine Hill Day Celebration

Location: Fireman’s Field (Field behind Town Hall), 10 Baker Street, Mine Hill, NJ

The celebration continues at 10 Baker Street where we have the

  • DJ to play music all day
  • Dover Boys Scouts will be selling hamburgers, hotdogs, soda, water and cotton candy.
  • Campfire Organization will be selling popcorn.
  • Ladies Aux to the Fire Department will be selling beer and wine.
  • Petting Zoo
  • Inflatables
  • Corn Hole
  • Mine Hill Teacher’s Association will be having a Dunk Tank
  • Mascaradas a La Tica will be performing
  • Mine Hill PTA will be having a Tricky Tray and a Mega 50/50 Raffle
  • Historical Society will be having a display and so much more!

If you are interested or have questions on how to become a sponsor or having a vendor table please contact Laurie at (973) 366-9031 x. 9 or LBetz@minehill.com


October 8th Shred-it event from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM

Bring the documents you would like shredded confidentially to 10 Baker Street, Mine Hill, NJ to be shredded on site! Cost: Free!


Veteran’s Day  November 11th


Dear Santa Letters

DATES 11/18/22-12/16/22

Town Hall Vestibule, 10 Baker Street, Mine Hill

Santa’s Mailbox is open and available anytime to drop off your letter. Santa will write back to you only if you include a return address.

Soup Sampler & Holiday Display/Tree Lighting

Date 12/2/22

Soup Sampler Starting at 6:00 PM at Canfield Avenue School. $7.00 for Adults and $3.00 for Children. Donate a coat and you get one free admission to the soup sampler. Tree lighting begins at 7:00 PM at the Park behind 12 Baker Street.

Come see the

Festival of Lights Contest

Date 12/11/22

Starting at 5:00 PM please put your holiday lights on at your home. The judges will come around and determine the winners. You will be mailed a certificate.

Santa Comes to Town

Date(s) 12/17 & 12/18

Santa comes to town. Santa will make his trip around to all the good children of Mine Hill this year. For route information stay tuned to updates on swiftreach!