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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 December 6, 2017

GINGERBREAD WONDERLAND CONTINUES

UNTIL SUNDAY, DECEMBER 10

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Come and delight in over 150 creative exhibits made entirely of edible ingredients.

Entries are submitted by families, school and scout troups, individuals and children.

On the weekend only, shop local at our handmade only craft show featuring a variety of talented makers.

Enjoy a sweet or savory at Matilda's Cafe next door, open during all ten days of Gingerbread Wonderland.

Click the Gingerbread House for flyers, full details and hours of the show.



Basket Weaving Workshop: Mail Call

Sunday, January 7

Pamela Wilson, former Senior Horticultural Specialist and Plant Records Curator and Propagator with the Morris County

Park Commission and expert basket weaver, leads this beginner level workshop.

Create a “Mail Call” basket, perfect for hanging by your door for keys, cell phones, or outgoing mail.

Click here to register for this fun and creative class.


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HOLD THE DATE!

Blackburn Scholarship Lecture

Saturday, February 3 with Gardener and Author Ken Druse

Click Ken's picture for more information and registration.




GO GREEN WITH THESE SEASONAL PROGRAMS

FOR KIDS AND TEENS!

Click the titles for more information.

ALWAYS EVERGREEN for Grades 1-5 -- Monday, December 18

Using a variety of fresh-cut greens and fresh flowers, young people will create a seasonal centerpiece perfect for the holiday table. All supplies provided.

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IT'S ONLY NATURAL SEASONAL CENTERPIECE WORKSHOP for GRADES 6-12 -- Wednesday, December 20

Using freshly cut seasonal greens, decorations, and a natural container, design and construct a centerpiece perfect for the table or mantelpiece and a second smaller arrangement perfect for gift giving. All supplies provided.


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

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