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April 2018

Outdoor Adventures: Birds & Beaks

April 21 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 - $10

Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning?  Come to Van Vleck and visit our Education Center where an environmental educator will discuss various topics relating to nature in and around the gardens.  A simple craft will be offered, as well as supplies for a self-guided activity on the property.  Everything you need to enjoy quality time with your family is here for you. Activities are designed for children ages 4 and up; however, all are welcome.  All children must…

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Stately Homes of Montclair Illustrated Lecture

April 29 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Free

As part of our Concert Series, join Andrew Wander, Town Historian Michael Farrelly, and Newark Museum's Ulysses Dietz for an illustrated lecture on some of Montclair's most unique and impressive homes.  

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May 2018

Fête des Fleurs: Plant Sale Preview Cocktail Party

May 3 @ 5:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Gain premier access to our plant sale blooms while enjoying cocktails and hors d'oeuvres in the garden! The 2018 Plant Sale Cocktail Party Tickets are available now!     Prefer to mail a check instead? Download & Print the Plant Sale Cocktail Party Ticket Purchase Form.  

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2018 Annual Plant Sale

May 4 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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  Join us for one of our most highly anticipated events of the year, and shop a unique selection of perennials, shrubs and trees! Dates & Times: Friday, May 4 & Saturday, May 5: 9am-4pm Sunday, May 6: 10am-4pm Monday, May 7 - Wednesday, May 9: 10am-2pm

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2018 Annual Plant Sale

May 5 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 9:00am, repeating until May 5, 2018

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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  Join us for one of our most highly anticipated events of the year, and shop a unique selection of perennials, shrubs and trees! Dates & Times: Friday, May 4 & Saturday, May 5: 9am-4pm Sunday, May 6: 10am-4pm Monday, May 7 - Wednesday, May 9: 10am-2pm

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2018 Annual Plant Sale

May 6 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until May 5, 2018

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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  Join us for one of our most highly anticipated events of the year, and shop a unique selection of perennials, shrubs and trees! Dates & Times: Friday, May 4 & Saturday, May 5: 9am-4pm Sunday, May 6: 10am-4pm Monday, May 7 - Wednesday, May 9: 10am-2pm

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2018 Annual Plant Sale

May 7 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until May 5, 2018

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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  Join us for one of our most highly anticipated events of the year, and shop a unique selection of perennials, shrubs and trees! Dates & Times: Friday, May 4 & Saturday, May 5: 9am-4pm Sunday, May 6: 10am-4pm Monday, May 7 - Wednesday, May 9: 10am-2pm

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2018 Annual Plant Sale

May 8 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until May 5, 2018

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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  Join us for one of our most highly anticipated events of the year, and shop a unique selection of perennials, shrubs and trees! Dates & Times: Friday, May 4 & Saturday, May 5: 9am-4pm Sunday, May 6: 10am-4pm Monday, May 7 - Wednesday, May 9: 10am-2pm

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2018 Annual Plant Sale

May 9 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until May 5, 2018

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

One event on an unspecified date at 10:00am

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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  Join us for one of our most highly anticipated events of the year, and shop a unique selection of perennials, shrubs and trees! Dates & Times: Friday, May 4 & Saturday, May 5: 9am-4pm Sunday, May 6: 10am-4pm Monday, May 7 - Wednesday, May 9: 10am-2pm

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Junior Gardeners

May 11 @ 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$50 - $75

This class is a hands-on introduction to the joy of gardening for children in grades 3 to 5, taught by Master Gardener Denise Barth. Children will grow yummy vegetables, plant beautiful flowers, learn about composting and observe the natural world around them at Van Vleck. Class will include a nature hike and nature journaling. This is a perfect way for kids to get outside and get dirty! $50 Friends of Van Vleck, $75 general public; includes all 5 classes -…

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Dawn Chorus Birding Hike for Adults

May 12 @ 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Calling all early risers! Come out in the wee hours of the morning for a walk through the gardens at sunrise. During the spring season, many birds migrate overnight, so that when the sun first comes up, they need to call out to other birds for many reasons. Want to know more? We will meet at the front gate. Bring binoculars if you have them. Dress for the weather. Registration required. To Register email education@vanvleck.org or call 973-744-4752 ext 3

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Garden Discoveries: Flower Fun!

May 16 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$7 - $10

Our Garden Discoveries classes are designed to inspire children about the natural world around them. Since each child learns in a different way, every class examines one topic through stories, outdoor exploration, and hands-on activities and specimens.  Each program will include a guided hike, hands-on activities and a story. Rain or shine. Registration required. Register online or by emailing education@vanvleck.org or calling 973-744-4752 ext 3.

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Outdoor Adventures: Spiders

May 19 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 - $10

Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning?  Come to Van Vleck and visit our Education Center where an environmental educator will discuss various topics relating to nature in and around the gardens.  A simple craft will be offered, as well as supplies for a self-guided activity on the property.  Everything you need to enjoy quality time with your family is here for you. Activities are designed for children ages 4 and up; however, all are welcome.  All children must be…

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June 2018

Roses to Rock Gardens 2018

June 1 @ 11:00 AM - June 2 @ 4:00 PM
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One event on an unspecified date at 11:00am

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Go beyond the curb and check out the hidden gems to be found in local private gardens at our annual garden tour, Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd. Start either day off by joining us for a presentation by speaker Jenny Bakshi, of Urban Oasis Landscape Design, at Van Vleck House & Gardens on June 1st or 2nd at 9:30 am. Reservations will be taken on vanvleck.org; please check back soon.

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Roses to Rock Gardens 2018

June 2 @ 11:00 AM - June 3 @ 4:00 PM
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One event on an unspecified date at 11:00am

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Go beyond the curb and check out the hidden gems to be found in local private gardens at our annual garden tour, Friday, June 1st and Saturday, June 2nd. Start either day off by joining us for a presentation by speaker Jenny Bakshi, of Urban Oasis Landscape Design, at Van Vleck House & Gardens on June 1st or 2nd at 9:30 am. Reservations will be taken on vanvleck.org; please check back soon.

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What’s in Bloom Guided Walk

June 8 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 - $7

See the garden from a horticulturist's point of view. Join Laura Roberts, Garden Manager of Van Vleck, for a refreshing stroll through the grounds to discover the beauty of the season. Tour will feature all that is exciting at the moment from enchanting details to majestic specimens.  Rain or shine – please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear. Small groups welcome.  Tour group will meet in the Visitor Center. Registration required. To register email education@vanvleck.org or call 973-744-4752 ext…

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Van Vleck House & Gardens’ Friends Day

June 10 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Free

UPDATE: Due to extensive damage to the gardens from the recent snow storms, Van Vleck House & Gardens' Friends Day has been rescheduled for Sunday, June 10th from 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm. Stay tuned for more details! Make New Friends, but Keep the Old… at Van Vleck House & Gardens’ Friends Day Please be our guest as we celebrate and thank our supporters—our Friends of Van Vleck—with a fun day of special programming. Learn about our local feathered friends…

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Garden Discoveries: Incredible Insects

June 13 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$7 - $10

Our Garden Discoveries classes are designed to inspire children about the natural world around them. Since each child learns in a different way, every class examines one topic through stories, outdoor exploration, and hands-on activities and specimens.  The program will include a guided hike, hands-on activities and a story. Rain or shine. Registration required. Register online or by emailing education@vanvleck.org or calling 973-744-4752 ext 3.

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Outdoor Adventures: Edible Gardening

June 16 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 - $10

Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning?  Come to Van Vleck and visit our Education Center where an environmental educator will discuss various topics relating to nature in and around the gardens.  A simple craft will be offered, as well as supplies for a self-guided activity on the property.  Everything you need to enjoy quality time with your family is here for you. Activities are designed for children ages 4 and up; however, all are welcome.  All children must be…

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