Join us on Wednesdays in July and August anytime between 2:30 and 4:00 pm for an afternoon of fun and adventure for kids and their families.  Themes will alternate between interesting insects and edible gardening each week. 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 must be accompanied by an adult.
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*Online Registration*

Saturday, May 20th

Time: 2:00-3:00 PM

Join Laura Roberts, Garden Manager of Van Vleck for a refreshing stroll through the gardens to discover the beauty plant life has to offer as we watch the spring season emerge. Tour will focus on highlights of the moment and signs of beauty soon to come. Rain or shine – please dress for the weather with sturdy footwear. Small groups welcome. Tour group will meet in the Visitor Center.

Fee: $5 Friends of Van Vleck; $7 others

To Register: email or call 973-744-4752

*Online Registration*

Pre registration required. All classes require a minimum number of participants so please register today!


Monday Morning Yoga – now taking registrations for the Winter Session January 9th – February 27th (no class 1/16, 1/23, 2/20)

Begin your week with mindful Vinyasa yoga in the living room of the Van Vleck House overlooking the courtyard garden. Taking inspiration from the magnificent natural beauty around us, we flow between postures at a slow to moderate pace, focusing on building strength in body and mind.This class welcomes all levels from beginner to experienced yogis. Bring your own mat.

Time: 9:30 am – 10:45 am

Instructor: Jennifer Hondru-Celestin

Fee: Single class: $20 Friends; $24 Others    Series Pass (all 5 classes in session): : $90 Friends/$105 others

Please Note: Class size is limited so please register today! Series passes are non-refundable and do not carry over from session to session. A refund or credit will be given only if class is canceled.

To Register: email or call 973-744-4752

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