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Announcements as of June 8, 2011

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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IMG_6607-thSpring is in the Air

Somebody heard our complaints about the cold spring and turned the thermostat all the way up. Boy, is it hot! Happily it should be much nicer for the weekend.

Our What's in Bloom list is updated regularly so check it out and take a few minutes from your busy schedules and walk around the Frelinghuysen Arboretum soon. Nature's splendor is worth pausing for regularly.

Take advantage of the great events at the Arboretum this Spring.

Annual Meeting & The Masterwork Camerata

A reminder -- The Friends 2011 Annual Meeting is this Sunday, June 12th at the Arboretum. It will feature many of the usual events (voting for new officers, talks, awards and goodies) but this year will hit the high notes with a concert by the Masterwork Camerata. The Masterwork Camerata is a choral chamber ensemble comprised of sixteen of The Masterwork Chorus' finest singers. Their wide-ranging repertoire includes pieces from the earliest known choral polyphony to adaptations of current pop and jazz. All members are welcome at the day's program which starts at 1:00pm.

Gardening for a Lifetime with Sydney Eddison

On Wednesday, June 22nd garden writer Sydney Eddison's newest book "Gardening for a Lifetime" takes on the challenge of how to garden wiser as we grow older. Her lectures are carefully crafted, deeply rewarding and the product of two decades of teaching drama and a lifetime of gardening. Avail yourself of this opportunity to hear one of the superstars of horticulture's message of rest, renewal and hope for your garden and for you. Ms. Eddison will be signing books after the lecture.

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:

Remember that all the events can be found on our Events Page where, we are happy to say, you can register and pay on line -- just click on the "Add to Cart" buttons on our Events page and Membership page.

Retail Partners

Don't forget to check out our Retail Partners. These fine local companies not only support us at our various events, but they offer our members discounts. Just show them your membership card at time of purchase.


Best of NJ 2011

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