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Announcements as of February 4, 2015

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.


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Join Us for the Flower Show

One of the most popular exhibits at the Philadelphia Flower Show are the Miniatures.

Here’s an image from the upcoming show. Do you recognize the movie it’s from? Yes, The Wizard of Oz.

So, have you made your reservation yet to see this and all the other fabulous exhibits at Americas oldest flower show? Travel in comfort with us! It's only 4 weeks off -- the bus leaves at 10am on Thursday March 5th, so register by clicking here.

Great Speaker: Fergus Garrett

Time is short and remaining seats are few for the next entry in our Great Speakers Series. Fergus Garrett, head gardener of famed English garden, Great Dixter, will speak at the Frelinghuysen on Saturday, February 14th.

Don't miss out on what promises to be a great afternoon. Register by clicking here.

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Matilda's Tea Party

Tables are filling up also for Matilda’s Tea on Saturday February 21.

A Friend called last week to ask if boys can come. Yes, certainly, boys can and do come to Matilda’s Tea and they have a great time! This year’s theme, Chocolate, is appropriate for boys and girls alike.

What a nice gift for a nephew or a cousin.

Register by clicking here.

Community Garden Conference

And the Community Garden Conference is filling up as well.

Have you read about keynote speaker, Joseph Simcox? Check out his Facebook page – The Botanical Explorer. What a guy! We can’t wait to meet him and hear about his latest food adventures! Saturday, March 7th.

Register by clicking here.

Atrium Gallery

There are openings for our Atrium Gallery in 2015.

If you or someone you know are interested in exhibiting your work in the gallery, please contact Vivian Laska:

The subject must be related to plants and the natural world.

An appreciative audience awaits you!

And a final note:

The Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum’s Board of Trustees is conducting a search for a new Treasurer.

If you have experience with Quick Books, an accounting or bookkeeping background, and the desire to become involved in the work of our organization, please contact Margery Ennist at 973-326-7603.

Retail Partners

Our Featured Retail Partner, The Blue Morel Restaurant has a great Valentines Offer for our members.

Indulge in an Unforgettable Valentine’s Day 4 Course Menu

$118 per person seating from 5:30pm to 10pm at Blue Morel. The Wine Room is available for a private party of couples, family or friends up to 18ppl. On Sunday 2/15, we will feature a Lover’s Sunday Brunch Buffet from 12 noon to 2pm $38 per person includes oyster, shrimp and lobster and a glass of champagne, mimosa or a Bloody Mary.

Please call 973-451-2619 for reservations. Remember your Friend's of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum Membership Card to enjoy your 10% discount on all food purchases.

Click here to learn more about our Retail Partner Blue Morel Restaurant.

Planning to shop at one of our many fine Retail Partners? Please remember to bring your membership card with you in order to receive your discounts.

Click here to go to our Retail Partners Page.


Matilda's Café

Matilda's Café is closed for the season and will re-open in April.

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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