Entries by Kevan Wisniewski

Gardenside Meditation: July 19th

Join contemporary spiritual teacher and author Ramananda John E. Welshons for a wonderful series of summer evening meditation classes in the beautiful living room of the Van Vleck house. Participants will learn and practice different forms of mindfulness meditation in each session – including walking meditation in the beautiful Van Vleck Gardens (weather permitting). Series […]

Outdoor Adventures Family Program, July 19th: Lightning Bugs

Looking for something to do on a summer afternoon? Join us on Wednesdays from 2:30 to 4 for an afternoon of fun and adventure for kids and their families. Every program will include a mini lesson or discussion in the Van Vleck Visitor Center as well as a hands-on activity or outdoor exploration.  Fair weather only. Children […]

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See What’s in Bloom This Week!

The late June Tennis Court Garden is awash with colors!  Blooms to look for are Iris ensata, Hemerocallis ‘Happy Returns’ (daylilly,) Astilbe, and Hydrangea serrata ‘Preziosa’ among many others.  Click the button below for this week’s Bloom List.    

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Outdoor Movie Night Moved to Sunday, July 9th

UPDATE!! Due to saturated conditions and the possibility of a storm during our scheduled screening time, we are moving our free outdoor screening of When Harry Met Sally to Sunday evening July 9th. Apologies for the change and see you Sunday! Pre-show live music by Big Mamou beginning at 8:00 pm. Film at dusk ~8:45 […]

Garden Discoveries – Saturday, May 20th

May 20 – Birds and Their Nests June 24 – Edible Gardening Time: 10:00 am – 1:00 pm Looking for something to do on a Saturday morning? Come to Van Vleck and visit our Education Center anytime between 10 am to 1:00 pm. An environmental educator will discuss various topics relating to nature in and […]