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While you may view our full program on the Events Page of our website, we are pleased to highlight these upcoming programs.

Announcements as of October 11, 2016

Curtains Up!

Last call for “Symphony of the Soil” this Friday night

Dirt might not seem like a romantic topic for date night , but we’ll throw in popcorn for you and your significant other.

Click the flyer at right to register on line.

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HallowGreen Fun

Kids learn about scary plants and scaredy plants on Saturday, October 22.

Plant a carnivore and make a pair of spidery snacks, plus lots more.

Click the poster to register.


Turkish Red, Vietnamese Purple and French White

What are we talking about? Garlic cultivars!

Learn how to grow garlic and buy some to plant at A Garlic Primer on Saturday, November 5

Cloves are $1.00 each, please bring cash.

Click the flyer to register.

Walk up an Appetite

Bring your appetite and a poem to read aloud at Poet’s Walk and Breakfast Buffet on Sunday, October 16.

Click here for a BBC poetry website, if you need some ideas.

Space is limited, so click the flyer to register on line.


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The Rare Books are going to the Dogs!

The Beagles that is!

View a first edition of The Voyage of the Beagle by Charles Darwin and other fine books authored by Americans at Native Sons & Daughters on Sunday, November 20.

Click the picture at right to register.

The Debate goes on!

What to do with all those leaves?

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/25/nyregion/rake-the-leaves-some-towns-say-mow-them.html.

Affiliate Offerings

All FREE and no registration required!

  • Great Swamp Bonsai Society offers a free lecture on Tuesday, October 11 at 7pm.
  • African Violet Club of Morris County offers a program on propagating gesneriads on Wednesday, October 12 at 7:30pm.
  • Home Garden Club of Morristown offers a talk on Hardy Bamboo on October 19 at 11:30am.
  • North American Rock Garden Society – Watnong Chapter offers a talk on Wildlife Control in the Home Garden on Sunday, October 16 at 10am.

The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum: Board and Committee Opportunities

Small investments of volunteer time have a big impact on our worthwhile programs!

Finance Committee: We are looking for individuals having accounting, finance or business management background to participate on the Finance Committee. The Finance Committee is a small group of board members, operational management, and outside advisors that meets quarterly.

We provide support and advice on accounting and budgeting, internal controls, reporting and compliance, and related topics.

If you are interested in finding out more, please leave a message at our office 973-326-7601, and Kathy Kane (Treasurer) will contact you.

Talbots DONATES 10% to The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum

Talbots makes supporting The Frelinghuysen Arboretum as easy as buying your favorite fall fashions!

Talbots of Denville will donate 10% of net sales to The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum. Please help by spreading the word to all your family and friends.

Date: Thursday, October 20
Time: 5 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Location: Talbots at The Shoppes at Union Hill, 3056 State Route 10 West, Denville

Retail Partners

When shopping at our fine Retail Partners, please remember to present your Membership card at the beginning of your check out transaction. Our Retail Partners need to enter the discount at the beginning of that process.

If you have not yet used this wonderful Member Benefit, you can view our full list of Retail Partners by clicking here.

Amazon Smile

Don't forget to "SMILE!"Amazon Smile, that is!

Amazon, through the AmazonSmile Foundation will contribute 0.5% of your purchases on Amazon to a charitable organization you select. Please consider selecting The Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum as your designated recipient from this wonderful program.

Click here and log in to your amazon account to designate the Friends as your charity.


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.

That’s it for this time. Hope you enjoyed this edition of the newsletter. Tell your friends about this handy way to keep up with activities at the Frelinghuysen Arboretum (click here for complete directions for subscribing.


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Email your comments or suggestions to webmaster@arboretumfriends.org.
Phone us at (973) 326-7603.

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