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Announcements as of January 19, 2012

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, but here are some upcoming events that we would like to highlight.
Click here to read this and previous newsletters on-line.


It May be January, But Gardens Are In The Air

Matilda's Tea

Ready for a nice cup of tea with your favorite young lady? Matilda's Tea on Saturday, February 4 is just the place.

Children will learn enough to host their own Tea and entertain their friends at home while you catch up on some seed catalog reading.

In the mood for some arts and crafts?

On Saturday, February 18 Mosaic artist, Eleaner Parr DiLeo, will guide you in creating a mosaic trivet.

No artistic background is required, and you can bring your own bits and bobs to incorporate into the piece. Ladies: that earring that has no match has found a home!

All About Ivy

Mares eat oats and does eat oats and little lambs eat IVY so come along and get some on Sunday February 12 at Hedera Etc's IVY, a Most Unusual Plant.

Archetypes of the Rare Book Collection

There are a just a few places open in Sunday, February 19th' Archetypes of the Rare Book Collection class.

Goose bumps guaranteed, but not from the cold weather!

You can register for these classes online or by calling 973-326-7603.

Snowdrops Blooming!

This morning we spotted the snowdrops in bloom under the big Blue Atlas Cedar near the Mansion. As of January 20, it is 60 days until Spring!



Thanks to Walkers Shortbread for their generous product donation to this year's Gingerbread Wonderland. Click on the image at right to go their website. Use the coupon code to save 20% for non-sale items in your orders.


We would also like to thank our long-time sponsor, Kings Super Markets, Inc. for their sponsorship of the People's Choice Awards.

Remember that all our 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

Our Retail Partners list continues to grow! Look under "Membership" and then "Discount Offers" on our website (or just click on the headline above).

Remember to bring your membership card when shopping.


Best of NJ 2011

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