Japanese Pussy Willow Salix sp. at Reeves-Reed Arboretum (February 2018 )
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Children's Education Programs

Children's Programs

There is no shortage of children's programs to choose from in the next few weeks!  Click on the titles below for more details and to register:

Please be sure to  check the website for a complete listing of all upcoming children and family programs.

Summer Camp 2018

It's time to get out your calendar and take advantage of our Members Only camp registration which begins this Thursday, February 15!  You don't want your child to miss out on all the fun!  

Please click here for a complete listing of all summer camps.

Questions?  Please contact Jackie Kondel, Director of Education, at j.kondel@reeves-reedarboretum.org .

Figuring It Out: Problem Solving Made Easy
(for girls ages 8 to 12)
Saturday, March 3 from 8:30 am to 10:30 am

Life provides plenty of learning opportunities.  This class will help your girl be ready for them and handle them with more ease and grace.  Registration is required.   Space is limited to accommodate for personal attention and growth.

Please click here for additional information and to register!

Adult Programs

Rescheduled!  Helpful Vegetable Companions!
Wednesday, February 28 from 10:00 am to 11:00 am

Learn which vegetables, herbs or flowers benefit each other when planted together.   Registration is required.

Please click here to register.

New!  Wellness Support 101
Thursday, March 8 from 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Whether you're just starting, on your way, or recovering from a false start, learn your must-have steps to support and sustain your wellness practice.  Bringing a friend for additional support is always welcome! 

Please click here to register.

Limited Seats Still Available! Philadelphia Flower Show
Thursday, March 8

The 2018 Philadelphia Flower Show, Wonders of Water, will celebrate the beauty and life-sustaining interplay of horticulture and water.
America's leading floral and garden designers will create tropical jungles, temperate forests, native woodlands and arid landscapes, showcasing the astounding plants that thrive in each environment, from exquisite orchids and flowering vines to luminescent desert blooms.
The annual Flower Show is a top destination and "must experience" horticultural event, attracting 250,000 visitors annually to the Pennsylvania Convention Center, a showcase of excellence that dates back to 1829.

The bus departs from the Grand Summit Hotel at 8:30 am and from the Flower Show at 3:00 pm.

Cost: Members $80; Non-Members $95 (includes round trip bus transportation and entrance fees) 

Please click here to register.

Maple Sugaring Fest

Save the Date!  Maple Sugaring Fest
Sunday, February 25
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm

The trees are tapped; now come celebrate the end of the maple sugaring season at this outdoor family-friendly festival!

Please click here for more information.

Maple Sugaring Fest: 
Volunteers Needed
Sunday, February 25

Volunteers, ages 13 and up, are needed from 12:00 pm to 4:30 pm for activities at the Maple Sugaring Fest, our annual family festival.

Please contact Volunteer Coordinator Trish Cassin at t.cassin@reeves-reedarboretum.org for more information.

Other News

Exciting New Internships!

This year, the Arboretum is offering 4 new, exciting internships for college students. Students with an interest in horticulture and art, will be a good fit for the Garden Art Internship or the Garden Documentation/ Photography Internship .  Communications majors or Media Studies majors will have an opportunity to develop social media campaigns and strategies as the next Social Media Communications Intern .  The new Environmental Activist/Marketing/Green Community Events Intern will gain experience with environmental initiatives, marketing and membership management.

For more information, please contact Volunteer Coordinator Trish Cassin at t.cassin@reeves-reedarboretum.org.


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inspired by the natural world

Pen & Ink Drawings by Lynne Friedman

In Wisner House at Reeves-Reed Arboretum

Through May 13

Please click here for more information about this exhibit.


The Drying Art of Dish Towels

 Oil on Canvas and Board by Robert Bernstein

At the Hat Tavern in the Grand Summit Hotel

Through May 2018

Please click here for more information about this exhibit.


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