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Announcements as of June 10, 2015

The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum is 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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Fairy Furnishings Fun

Last week’s Fairy Furnishings class was such fun!

Here’s an image of a youngster making an outdoor dining room setting for her Fairy garden.

Backyard Foraging with Ellen Zachos

This Saturday, Backyard Foraging with Ellen Zachos will provide the answer to the age-old question:


Click the question to register on-line.

Grow, Cook, Eat

Grow, Cook, Eat is all about edible flowers.

Cynthia and Gwen give you the low-down on Wednesday June 17th about how to raise and cook a variety of easily grown garden plants not usually associated with eating.

Register on line by clicking the image at right.

Poet’s Walk and British Breakfast

On Sunday, June 28 we’ll feel poetic, and hungry at Poet’s Walk and British Breakfast.

Learn about the English history of The Frelinghuysen and celebrate some English poets as we stroll the grounds in the early morning.

Then, we’ll tuck into a well-deserved full English breakfast.

Crumpets, sausage, beans, eggs – even a specially chosen tea!

Register by clicking the image at right.

Affiliate Offerings

June 17 at 1pm the Home Garden Club present a lecture on hard camellias by Joe Keiffer from Triple Oaks Nursery.

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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. Click here to see the up-to-date list of fine vendors.

FEATURED PARTNER: Blue Morel Restaurant

Father’s Day - June 21st

Treat Dad to a special Father’s Day dinner menu at Blue Morel featuring 36 oz. Tomahawk and Kansas City Steaks, Ribeye, Double cut Pork Chop, Rack of lamb and more from 5pm to 9pm or our Sunday Brunch Buffet $38pp featuring a carving and omelet station and a complimentary glass of champagne, mimosa or Blood Mary from 12 noon to 3pm. Call 973-451-2619 for Reservations.


Matilda's Café Open Through Fall

Matilda’s Café is now open every Friday, Saturday and Sunday through Fall from 10:00a to 5:00p. Why not stop by and enjoy a menu item?

Check out their spring menu on the Matilda's Café page.

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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