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Announcements as of October 23, 2013

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.


New Monthly Event Calender

A new addition to our website

A clickable monthly event calendar.

Designed to make planning your time here easier. Click the image at right to see the event calendar in action.

Cooking Demo: One Potato, Two Potato

Been admiring those brilliant purple and red potatoes at the Farmer’s Markets?

Make the spud your bud at One Potato, Two Potato on Sunday October 27th. Click on the image to register on line.

Enter Your Gingerbread Now!

Entries are flying in for Gingerbread Wonderland. Are you thinking about entering? Please do, we’d love to have you be a part of New Jersey’s biggest Gingerbread Show.

The application form and lots more information is on our Events Page.

Gingerbread Tips & Techniques

Speaking of Gingerbread, Chef Cynthia Triolo will be sharing her expertise at Gingerbread Tips & Techniques on Sunday, November 3. Register on our Events page by clicking here.

Garden Sprouts: Color My World

The leaves are falling throughout the Arboretum. Bring your favorite pre-schooler to Color My World on Monday, October 28 and join the leaf hunt for varying colors, shapes and sizes. Register on line by clicking the title.

Garden Lovers Book Club

The Garden Lovers Book Club will meet on Monday, Oct 28 at 10:30 AM. This month they will share information about books that describe gardens in NJ, NY, and PA.

Pumpkin Carvings

Looking for inspiration for your pumpkin carving? See the fabulous carvings from last weekend’s demonstration at our Gallery -- just click on the Jack-o-Lantern at right.

Also, our guests voted on their favorite apples in the apple tasting, and here are the results:

  • 1st Place - Red Delicious
  • 2nd Place - Jonagold
  • 3rd Place - Honey Crisp

Retail Partners

As a member of The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum you can enjoy discounts at our Retail Partners. Please show your Friends' membership card at time of purchase.

Please welcome our newest Retail Partners

Click on their names, or on any of the fine establishments, below, for more information.

Fall is a great time to plant! So the next time you're ready to make a purchase, go to our website's Retail Partners Page to see the full range of offers available in your neighborhood.

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. Alternatively, you may register by calling 973-326-7603.


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