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March 12 at Frelinghuysen Arboretum
and March 19 at Willowwood Arboretum
of when, where and why to prune! Often, the art of pruning is
reduced to gas powered shears and the production of green
meatballs! Bruce Crawford, Manager of Horticulture, will
discuss the various methods of pruning small trees and shrubs, the time
of year certain plants should be pruned and how proper pruning can
produce a healthier, more attractive and longer-lived plant. Click
here to learn more!
$40 per person. Preregistration is required.
TOURNAMENT OF TREES
March 1 – April 4
Tournament Season! Pick up your bracket and let’s narrow it down to
find the champion of all champions! Each week, you can vote for your
favorite trees at The Frelinghuysen Arboretum. There are 16
contenders this year—Native or Non-Native. Big or Small. Evergreen
or Deciduous. Visit them all and help pick the winner! Bracket
paperwork and the voting box are located outside the front entrance
of the Haggerty Education Center. Round one voting will be held from
March 1st thru March 7th.
AND GARDEN BUDS
Summer Sessions available!
Kids will develop gardening skills while growing and
harvesting fresh veggies in their own garden plots, make beautiful art
with natural materials, and explore the gardens of the Frelinghuysen
Arboretum! Sign up here!
on a beautiful 5K run/walk on the scenic trails of Central Park of
Morris County. After completing your run, you’ll end the race with a one-of-a-kind finisher medal and post-race festivities. Family and
friends are welcome. Runners and walkers of all abilities welcome.
Whether you’re a beginner running their first race or you’re lacing
up your running shoes for your 100th, this course is perfect for
everyone. I'm in!
ICE DREAMS 2022 AT MENNEN ARENA
officially invited to skate with US Figure Skating
Champions in the ICE DREAMS show at Mennen Sports Arena! This
show will host Nancy Kerrigan, Gracie Gold, Jeremy Abbott, Ashley
Cain-Gribble and Timothy Leduc, Max Aaron, Polina Edmunds, and many more
of their friends! This show is one of a kind. From tots to
Senior ladies—athletes from all over are coming to skate with the
champions—in this one night only event! I want
Look What's Coming:
WITH RICH COLLINS, ANFT GUIDE
March 19 at Willowwood Arboretum and
March 20 at Frelinghuysen Arboretum
combination of Japanese oriented walking, meditation, mindfulness,
and wellness promotion. Wear comfortable shoes for walking. Click here for more info.
$20 per person. Preregistration required.
Deer Me! – March 17
deer are both a scourge and a beauty in NJ. How did we get to
this point? You'll be amazed to learn the history of deer in NJ
and their adaptations for survival. Learn solutions for keeping
deer out of gardens.
The Story of Tulips – March 24
know that tulips used to be worth more than gold? Discover
their amazing history and botany of this garden favorite.
$10 per household. Preregistration required.
LITTLE FARM FRIENDS: FEEDING DAY
ever fed a farm animal? Curious about what they eat? Come feed our
animals at Fosterfields! Meet
$10 per child. Preregistration required.
spring peepers and wood frogs are calling from the forest
pools. Learn all about these two frogs while listening to their
chorus and spy on them from the trails on a naturalist-led walk. Rain
or shine. Learn more here!
per person, ages 3 & up. Preregistration required.
FASHION IN THE BOOKS
celebration of Women’s History month, join Curator Melanie Bump and
take a special virtual look in the MCPC Rare Book Collection, with a
focus on the changing face of women’s fashion over the past two
hundred years. Discover the elegant, extravagant and ridiculous
clothing choices that became fashionable. Get a sneak peek at some of
our clothing collection. Click
here for more info.