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January 2020

Backyard Birds in the Winter

January 25 @ 9:00 AM - 10:30 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$20 – $25

  During this class learn about the birds that spend the winter in New Jersey and why they choose to stay.  Discover what they do to survive in the cold months. We will also take a walk through the garden to see which species call Van Vleck their home. Please dress for the weather and bring binoculars (if you have them).  Registration deadline: Thursday, January 23rd.

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Animals in Winter – SOLD OUT!

January 26 @ 3:30 PM - 4:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Meet live animals from Eyes of the Wild.  Discover how animals survive the cold winter months both here in New Jersey and in other parts of the world.  Designed for families with children ages 4 and up, but all ages are welcome.  All children must be accompanied by an adult.  Rain or shine.  Registration required. Due to the popularity of this event, all the reserved spaces have been claimed.

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Monday Morning Yoga – Winter Session

January 27 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$22 – $26

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. Registration required – Class size is limited! Online registration coming soon!

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Garden to Table – Cooking Class for Kids

January 31 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until March 27, 2020

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$20 – $25

In this class, we will use our creativity to prepare delicious meals while improving our cooking skills and learning about nutrition and the importance of eating locally. Also included will be time to journal in the beautiful Van Vleck house and gardens. Registration required. Space is limited. Appropriate for children ages 8 to 11. To register: Email dbvvhg@gmail.com or call 973-744-4752 ext. 1.  

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February 2020

Birding Walks for Adults

February 2 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 – $8

Come take a walk in the garden and observe the bustling activity of birds and other critters during these cold months. Please dress for cold temperatures and wear boots. Binoculars are optional, but would be helpful. 

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Monday Morning Yoga – Winter Session

February 3 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$22 – $26

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. Registration required – Class size is limited! Online registration coming soon!

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Outdoor Adventures: Animal Tracks

February 8 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$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…

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Music and More Concert Series – Andrew Potts’ Gospel Group

February 9 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Online Only – Presale Plant Sale

February 10 @ 9:00 AM - February 21 @ 5:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Van Vleck House & Gardens' 2020 Exclusive Online Plant Pre-Sale A limited-time offer to purchase unique items not available during our May 2020 Plant Sale. We have shrubs, trees and NEW this year... Pre-order butterfly-loving MILKWEED for pick-up this summer!  To view the entire list of plants for purchase, including native to New Jersey plants,  please check back here in February. 

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Monday Morning Yoga – Winter Session

February 10 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$22 – $26

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. Registration required – Class size is limited! Online registration coming soon!

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Fireside Meditation

February 12 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$20 – $25

  Join contemporary spiritual teacher and author Ramananda John E. Welshons (One Soul, One Love, One Heart and Awakening From Grief) for a wonderful series of evening meditation classes in front of the fireplace in the beautiful living room of Van Vleck House. Take a precious break from the intensity of daily life and feel the supportive serenity of the lush surrounding gardens. Participants will learn and practice different forms of mindfulness meditation in each session and will have the…

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Garden How-To: Pruning

February 13 @ 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$20 – $25

Join Van Vleck’s garden manager for a behind the scenes look at how we keep the garden beautiful.   Pruning is one of the many tasks we tackle before the growing season officially begins. Gain a better understanding of when, why, and where to prune landscape plants as well as how to choose the right tool for the job.   Plan now for your plant’s long-term health, beauty, and structure. Meet at the Education Center. Please dress for the weather…

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Garden Discoveries Pre-K class: Sugar Maple Trees

February 19 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$10 – $12

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. Classes are held once a month, and each class has individual registration.  Each program will include a guided hike, hands-on activities and a story. Registration required. Rain or shine. Age: 3-5 year olds (accompanied by parent/caregiver) 

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Fireside Meditation

February 19 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$20 – $25

  Join contemporary spiritual teacher and author Ramananda John E. Welshons (One Soul, One Love, One Heart and Awakening From Grief) for a wonderful series of evening meditation classes in front of the fireplace in the beautiful living room of Van Vleck House. Take a precious break from the intensity of daily life and feel the supportive serenity of the lush surrounding gardens. Participants will learn and practice different forms of mindfulness meditation in each session and will have the…

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Maple Sugaring 2020

February 22 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$10 – $40

Looking for a super sweet activity the whole family will love? Don’t miss Van Vleck House & Gardens’ annual Maple Sugaring event! Families are invited learn how to identify a sugar maple tree and discover the steps for turning sap into syrup, focusing on a tapped sugar maple tree in Mother’s Garden.  Program includes a tour and demonstration, and wouldn’t be complete without a maple syrup tasting! The tour is inside and outside so please dress for the weather. Tour…

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Monday Morning Yoga – Winter Session

February 24 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Monday, repeating until February 24, 2020

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$22 – $26

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. Registration required – Class size is limited! Online registration coming soon!

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Fireside Meditation

February 26 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until February 26, 2020

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$20 – $25

  Join contemporary spiritual teacher and author Ramananda John E. Welshons (One Soul, One Love, One Heart and Awakening From Grief) for a wonderful series of evening meditation classes in front of the fireplace in the beautiful living room of Van Vleck House. Take a precious break from the intensity of daily life and feel the supportive serenity of the lush surrounding gardens. Participants will learn and practice different forms of mindfulness meditation in each session and will have the…

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Garden to Table – Cooking Class for Kids

February 28 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every month that begins at 4:00 PM on day Fourth of the month, repeating until March 27, 2020

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$20 – $25

In this class, we will use our creativity to prepare delicious meals while improving our cooking skills and learning about nutrition and the importance of eating locally. Also included will be time to journal in the beautiful Van Vleck house and gardens. Registration required. Space is limited. Appropriate for children ages 8 to 11. To register: Email dbvvhg@gmail.com or call 973-744-4752 ext. 1.  

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March 2020

Applications for Spring Grants from The Montclair Foundation are due March 1st

March 1 @ 8:00 AM - 11:59 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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THE MONTCLAIR FOUNDATION is a nonprofit organization that awards grants to charitable organizations in the greater Montclair area. Equally important is the Foundation’s strong commitment to the historic preservation of Van Vleck House & Gardens for the education, cultural enrichment, and enjoyment of the community. The Foundation serves as a vehicle for those who wish to make lasting investments in our community’s future through philanthropic contributions and bequests.  Since its inception in 1979, the Foundation has supported more than eighty…

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Music and More Concert Series – Salute to the Irish, Richard Stillman

March 1 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Special Salute to the Irish, Richard Stillman Irish music, storytelling, and step dancing. It is accompanied by bagpipes, mandolin, banjo & guitar. The show was featured at the JFK Presidential Library in Boston, Ma. This event is free to the public but donations are greatly appreciated.

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