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Announcements as of July 21, 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.

Gardener Andre Dezso

Patio Garden in Bloom

Have you visited the patio garden adjacent to the Haggerty Education Center?

It’s filled with a splendid arrays of succulents and is under the care on Gardener Andre Dezso, shown at right tending his prickley charges.

Among his favorites is Agave Harvardiana. Those twisty white hairs are fibers which have been used to weave nets and as thread by indigenous people of the American Southwest.

Tribute to Jane Packer

This Sunday’s “Tribute to Jane Packer” will be wonderful. If you enjoy floral design, treat yourself to this class and the company of like-minded flower-lovers.

Register on line by clicking here.

Movie Night

We are very excited about Movie Night on Friday, September 11, when we will show Numen: The Healing Power of Plants.

It includes a plethora of stunning images and interviews with experts like Dr. Lowdog ( plus all the popcorn you can eat!

Register on line by clicking the image at right.

Table Dressings: A Unique Vision

Summer entertaining can challenge a hostess. Artist and designer, Linda Pastorino, shows us how to bring our personal style to the table in Table Dressings: A Unique Vision.

Learn tips from an expert in the design trade, be inspired and gain confidence!

Click the image at right to register on line for this Sunday September 27 event.

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.

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.


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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