Happy Halloween!  Pumpkins on the Bench at RRA (October 2019)
In This Issue
Family and Children's Programs
Oaks and Acorns
(for children ages 3 to 5 with an adult)
Wednesdays from 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm

This fall we will celebrate New Jersey and learn about all the things that make this state great! From the state bird, through to the state insect, each class will focus on a different state symbol and include a nature walk, story, and a one-of-a-kind art project. Registration is required.

Please click here for a list of topics and to register.

The Growing Garden
Part 1 Mosaics on Saturday, November 2 
Part 2 Pot Planting on Saturday, November 16
(for adults and children ages 10 and up)

Reeves-Reed Arboretum is excited to partner with the Morris County School of Glass to offer several programs together!
Part 1: Mosaics  on Saturday, November 2 from 10:00 am to 12:00 pm
This fun and easy class will explore color, texture and design to create a totally unique flower pot. Learn techniques for cutting and shaping colored sheet glass while the instructor covers the history, design and terminology of this ancient art.
Part 2: Pot Planting  on Saturday, November 16 from 10:00 am to 11:30 am 
Now that you have your beautiful flower pot, it's time to get dirty and plant it up at Reeves-Reed Arboretum. Learn about different types of plants and what will work best in your home. Select from a variety of plants to create a unique in-home masterpiece.

Please click here to register.

NJEA Mini-Camps
(for children ages 5-8)
Tuesday, November 5 from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm
Thursday, November 7 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Friday, November 8 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

These mini-camps, offered during the NJEA convention, provide children with an opportunity to spend time outside exploring and learning in a fun and exciting way! Through games, crafts, stories and hikes children will learn all about animals' special features and behaviors. Sign up for one day or take advantage of the $25 savings by signing up for both Thursday and Friday! Please use the promo code "MULTI" when registering online to receive the discount. Space is limited and pre-registration is required.  

Please click on the title below for more information and to register.

Discovery Saturdays
Most Saturdays from 9 :00 am to 1:00 pm

Our weekly drop-in program this week focuses on the SUNDrop by the Stackhouse Education Center for a hands-on exploration of nature!  Please click here  for more information and a listing of our upcoming topics.

Discovery Saturdays is free for RRA Members!

Holiday Events
Holiday House Tour
Thursday, December 5 from 9:30 am to 2:30 pm

Save the date for the 27th Annual Holiday House Tour! Five Summit homes will be on this year's tour. Tickets will go on sale on November 1.

Please click here  for more information.

Holiday Boutique
Thursday, December 5 from 9:00 am to 6:00 pm

Don't miss the Arboretum's annual Holiday Boutique! Twenty curated vendors will feature a fabulous collection of holiday gifts, treats and accessories sure to please everyone on your list. Our horticulturists will also have a gorgeous selection of greens, wreaths and arrangements for sale. 

Cookies & Cocoa with Santa
Saturday, December 7 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm

Drop by Reeves-Reed Arboretum for Cookies & Cocoa and have your picture taken with Santa in the Arboretum's beautifully decorated, historic Wisner House. Holiday portraits will be taken by local photographer Lisa Berkery.

Please click here for more information. Pre-registrations will not be taken.

Cyrille Aimée in Concert
with Vodka & Latkes
Saturday, December 7  at 7:00 pm

Reeves-Reed Arboretum welcomes the extraordinary Cyrille Aimée in a concert that is sure to turn up the heat on any frosty holiday evening.
Immediately following Cyrille's performance, the Arboretum will offer a tasting of ice cold vodkas, brought to you by the Jersey Spirits Distilling Company, and a sampling of a holiday indulgence, potato latkes, provided by David Ellis Events - a truly festive treat that will be sure to keep the most diehard Scrooge's spirits bright.

Please click here to register.

Other News
Volunteering Can Put You In the Holiday Spirit! 

Join us this November and December as we get the Arboretum ready for the holiday season. From decorating Wisner House inside and out, creating winter displays in flower pots and garden beds, to crafting unique centerpieces and wreaths to sell in our holiday garden shoppe, you'll have tons of opportunities to unleash your imagination! Come join the fun; all are welcome!  Please click here for more information and to sign up for a festive 2-hour shift!

Any questions, please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Trish Cassin, at t.cassin@reeves-reedarboretum.org.


RRA's recent fall trip to the Morris Arboretum...

exploring their gardens and their fantastic 
Out on a Limb canopy walk adventure.


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Spend Time with the Trees
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The latest photos from our Instagram!
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Closing This Sunday!
Don't Miss Your Opportunity To See This Exhibit!

Karen Fitzgerald 360°
Cosmic Landscape Revelations

Gilded tondo oil paintings and watercolor landscapes,
as seen through a looking glass

Through November 3  in Wisner House Gallery


Reeves-Reed Arboretum

165 Hobart Avenue, Summit, New Jersey  07901





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