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Announcements as of December 24, 2009

The Friends of Frelinghuysen Arboretum are proud to host dozens of events in the coming weeks, ranging from exhibits to photo classes to tours to informative programs on gardens and horticulture.
Our full program is found on the Events Page of our website.
Please browse there at your leisure. Until then, here are some upcoming events that should be sure to be of interest.
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Brrr! It's Cold Outside

... but we've got lots of great winter activities going on at the Arboretum. Check out the News Page or the Events Page for full details.

Holiday Wishes

Best Wishes for a Happy Holiday and a Green and Healthy New Year from the Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum's Board of Trustees and the staff of the Morris County Park Commission's Horticultural Education Department.

Special Offer From Walkers

We are pleased to extend an exclusive offer from Walkers to members of The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum!

Walkers is the authentic pure butter Scottish Shortbread, baked in the Highlands with only the finest ingredients. Walkers is happy to include a FREE carton of Festive Shapes with ANY order made at Enter code "shortbread" at Checkout . The offer expires 1/31/10.

For corporate gift giving opportunities, Walkers offers special volume discounts and unique custom gift assortments. Visit online for these special savings.

New Years Party

Please call us at 973-326-7603 to reserve your seat at our New Year's Party on Sunday, January 10 at 1pm. Enjoy Professor Wm. Dunscombe's talk on "The Horticulture of the Pinelands," refreshments and companionship. If you want to bring a friend, please remember: They must be "FRIENDS," -- memberships may be purchased at the program.

Tai Chi Classes

Gardeners: Keep yourself limber this winter with Tai Chi! There is a free demonstration on Monday, January 11 from 9:30-10:30. Please call to reserve your place and plan to wear comfortable clothing and flat shoes.

New Winter Hours

We wish to inform you of the new winter hours for general public access: From December 19, 2009 - April 2, 2010 The Haggerty Education Center is open Monday-Friday from 9am-4:30pm and closed on weekends and holidays except to registrants of scheduled programs


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