JACKSON TWP.: The Jackson Township Parks Department will host a free Fishing Derby for children ages 15 and under from 8 to 11 a.m. May 5 at North Park Pond.

The event will include casting and big fish contests.

Registration is required by May 4.

Children should bring their own poles and must be accompanied by an adult.

For more details and to register, go to: www.jacksontwp.com .