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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 September 22, 2015


Save Now on a Great Speaker!


Thanks to a generous donation to help with underwriting costs, we are able to offer Richard Hartlage’s Sunday October 25th talk “Designing Garden at Chihuly Gardens and Glass” for $30 for members and $40 for non-members.

If you have already registered, you will be issued a partial refund.

If you haven’t registered, now is your chance!

Click on either image for more details and to register on line for this fabulous talk by legendary landscape architect, Richard Hartlage.


Introducing Seedlings

Have a pre-schooler at home?

Think “Seedlings” our new Monday morning program with just the right amount of listening and moving.

Click on the flyer at right to register on line.

A Garlic Primer

The garlic’s in the house!

Our garlic order has arrived and looks great – are you coming to “A Garlic Primer?”

Register on line for this Saturday October 24th program by clicking here.

Breathe mints included, free of charge.


Boo in the Bog!

Halloween candies abound and we are thinking about Halloween too.

Kids will enjoy making a bog garden with carnivore expert Cait Flavin.

Click Cait's picture to register for this neat class here (Sunday October 18) and never have a housefly again!

Gingerbread Wonderland


It’s not too early to be thinking about gingerbread wonderland, we are!

If you want to be a part of the show, we’ll be opening registration for entries on October 1.

So, visit for all the details and the entry forms.

And, don’t forget to register for “Gingerbread Tips and Techniques” (Saturday November 7) -- just click the flyer at right.

Affiliate and Organizational Offerings

Free and no registration required

The Frelinghuysen Arboretum Gesneriad Society Show will take place on Saturday, October 3 from 1:30-4:30 and Sunday, October 4 from 11am – 3:30

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.

What's in Bloom At the Arboretum

Coming for a walk? Check out what’s in bloom right here with our on-line What's in Bloom list, updated regularly by volunteer Phil Dahlen. Thanks to Phil for his regular updates throughout the summer.

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 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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