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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 November 15, 2017

IN THE DOORYARD: ESSENTIAL WEEDS AT OUR FEET

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LECTURE AND SALVE MAKING WORKSHOP on Sat Nov 18

Only 2 Spots Left!

Rachel Mackow, owner of Wild Ridge Plants, weaves together the ecology of plants with their modern and historical uses.

The presentation is followed by a salve-making workshop that participants will bring home.

Click the image at right for more information and on line registration.



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THANKS FOR THANKSGIVING

Tuesday, November 21

Young designers will create a Thanksgiving-themed centerpiece perfect for the holiday table or buffet using fresh and dried natural materials.

Click the image at right for on line registration.



HOLIDAY SWAG WORKSHOP

Saturday, November 25

Only 1 Spot Left!

Get a jump on your holiday decorating by making your own outdoor swag under the expert tutelage of Marge Hulstrunk and Russell Gatzke.

Click our flyer for all the details.



FREE AFFILIATE MEMBER PROGRAMS

North American Rock Garden Society—Watnong Chapter

Saturday, November 18 at 10 am

Speaker Ernie Cavall presents ‘Galanthophilia, A Good Kind of Love’. He will introduce the species, the hybrids, the trends, the cultivation and propagation by chipping.

All Affiliate member programs are free and open to the public



IT’S ALL ABOUT GINGERBREAD!

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GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND PREVIEW PARTY

Bigger and better than ever!

This is a members only event but if you join today (at the Family or Extended Family level to bring your loved ones with you), you too can enjoy

Live music = Complimentary food tasting by area restaurants = Our Ugly Sweater Contest

And of course, the ability to view all the gingerbread exhibits before the general public

Thursday, November 30th from 3:30pm to 7:30 pm -- Sign up today! Click on the Ugly Sweaters!


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ENTER YOUR GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND CREATION IN OUR 26th ANNUAL SHOW

Enter your edible structure in one of six categories: Adult, Family, Children, School, Scout and Special Needs.

Entry forms (and all other things Gingerbread) are on our website now: click here for the Events page).



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GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND NEEDS YOU!

It’s hard to believe our 26th Annual Gingerbread Wonderland and Craft Show is only a month away and we need your help!

Would you like to be a Gingerbread Wonderland Volunteer? It's not too soon to sign up using the online volunteer form.

Stay tuned for all the Gingerbread details - click the logo at right for the Gingerbread Wonderland on our Events page.


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.


Visit our website: https://www.arboretumfriends.org.
Email your comments or suggestions to webmaster@arboretumfriends.org.
Phone us at (973) 326-7603.

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The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is a facility of the Morris County Park Commission

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