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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 June 22, 2016

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The Human Sundial

Have you seen our new sundial?

It’s located near Bus Parking and is so much fun to try.

Alexandra Levoyer , a Senior at Morris County School of Technology, from Parsippany GS Troop # 80207 created, designed and installed this welcome addition to our grounds.

A Gold Award: The Highest Award in Girl Scouting, this sundial, which uses you as the gnomon, took over 100 hours to complete.

Country Comes to The Frelinghuysen Arboretum

The weather forecast is good, so plan to attend this Friday night’s Cottage Garden Concert.

Enjoy The Buskers – hear a preview here:

We provide seating and light refreshments.

Register on line here.

For Children of All Ages

We think Matilda Frelinghuysen would be well pleased that we are celebrating her life with music and ice cream at Matilda’s Ice Cream Social on Sunday July 17.

Croquet on the lawn, a barbershop quartet, ice cream and period crafts will be waiting for you!

Click the image at right to register for your whole family!

Summer Botanicals Photography Workshop

The Summer Botanicals Photography Workshop on Saturday, July 9 is a great way to get started in digital photography or to hone your skills.

Instructor Richard Sherman ( is an excellent teacher as a well as a fabulous photographer and thoughtful critic.

Register on line here.

New and Exciting Trees & Shrubs For the Forward Thinking Gardener

Vincent Simeone, Director of Planting Fields State Historic Park in New York, invites you to think about “New and Exciting Trees & Shrubs For the Forward Thinking Gardener” on Saturday July 23.

That’s you, right? So, c’mon - get the skinny on the best and brightest rising stars of the plant world.

Click the image at right to register on line.

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.

Read this timely article from Retail Partner, NJ Deer Control

"You have deer in New Jersey?"... How many times have you been in that conversation outside of our state? Of course the answer is yes, in fact there are so many deer that they actually pose a problem in more places than not! So, not only are we the most densely populated state in the US, but we have one of the most dense deer populations as well! The variables to this equation are adding up to trouble for many residents of our beautiful garden state!

Read more by clicking here.




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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