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Announcements as of January 5, 2010

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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Happy New Year to All

Our calendar is full of great events to get you through the cold of winter. Check out the News Page or the Events Page for full details.

Mosaic Garden Stepping Stone

Next Tuesday and Wednesday (January 12 and 13), Instructor Eleanor Parr DiLeo will teach participants how to create their own mosaic Garden Stepping Stone using tempered glass and other artistic bits and bobs. We have a few places still open, so go to the Events Page or click on the image on the right for more information and then call in your reservation.

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.

Garden Sprouts

We have 12 Garden Sprouts programs scheduled this Winter. These activities are oriented toward preschoolers from 3 years through kindergarten. Click on the image at right to view the full set of programs and the registration form, or go to our Children's Page for more information.

Save the Dates!

Many other programs are listed in our Events Calendar, but here are a few you may want to check out and add to your calendar:

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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