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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 21, 2015


In a blink of an eye, 2016 will be here.

We are welcoming the New Year with an Open Audition for the Summer Cottage Garden Concert Series.

If you are interested in trying out, please click on the flyer at right.

Members-only New Years Party

Have you registered for the Member’s Only New Year’s Party yet?

Tovah Martin will speak on “Trowels & Tomorrow: Garden Stewardship,” followed by light refreshments and a special toast to retiring Volunteer Coordinator, Marge Hulstrunk.

If you are a not a member yet, this is a great time to join and take advantage of this outstanding FREE Member Benefit!

Click here to register on line for this Sunday January 19th party.

Galettes, Croustades & Crostatas

Limited space is available in the Sunday January 31st cooking demp, Galettes, Croustades & Crostatas – Chef Cynthia is hinting about sweet and savories examples to teach you and to feed you!

Click here to register on line.

Archetypes of Botanic Literature

Book lovers, art aficionados, and history buffs will delight in learning about our Rare Book Collection on Sunday, January 31 in Archetypes of Botanic Literature.

This class is for MEMBERS ONLY, although you may purchase a membership and then attend.

Goosebumps are guaranteed as you survey the astounding array of botanic literature from the 16th-20th century.

All proceeds benefit the collection, supported by The Friends of The Frelinghuysen Arboretum for the past 30 years.

Click the flyer at right to register on line.

Looking ahead:

Affiliate Offerings

All FREE and no registration required

African Violet Club of Morris County on January 13 at 7:30pm offers a panel discussion on preparing your plants for show

Last Minute Gift?

Looking for a last minute gift for that gardener on your list? How about membership in The Friends?

Click here for full information.

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

Celebrate Christmas with the whole family at Blue Morel Restaurant! Enjoy a 3 course menu $75pp from 12:30pm to 9pm. The Wine Room, our private dining room, is perfect for parties up to 18ppl. Call 973-451-2619 for reservations.

Remember Friends of the Frelinghuysen Arboretum receive a 10% discount on all food purchases. For reservations, Please call 973-451-2619

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.

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