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September 2018

Garden to Table – New!

September 21 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Friday, repeating until October 5, 2018

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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In this three-part series, we will harvest produce from the Edible Garden and prepare food with the bounty while learning about gardening, nutrition and the importance of eating locally. Also included will be time to journal in the beautiful Van Vleck gardens.  Appropriate for children ages 8 to 11. $30 for Friends of Van Vleck/$45 for General Public (for all three classes). To register: email education@vanvleck.org or call 973-744-4752 ext. 1.

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Adult Birding Hike

September 22 @ 9:00 AM - 10:00 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 – $7

September is a wonderful time of year in the gardens. There are sure to be migrating birds stopping off on their way south, plenty of flowers and butterflies, too. Join us for a stroll through the gardens at a leisurely pace to see the many species passing through. Dress for the weather, and bring binoculars if you have them.  To register: email education@vanvleck.org or call 973-744-4752 ext. 3.

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Music & More Concert Series in the Garden: The Music of Shakespeare’s Plays

September 23 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Please join us as we kick off our 2018-2019 Van Vleck Music & More Concert Series with a performance of "The Music of Shakespeare's Plays" by the Montclair Early Music Consort. The program, which will take place on the lawn, will include songs from Shakespeare's plays, accompanied by readings and guest artist, Soprano Alison Arnold. There is no pre-registration for this concert. This is a free program. Please bring a blanket or lawn chairs. In the event of rain, the…

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Monday Morning Yoga

September 24 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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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!  Single class: $20 Friends of Van Vleck/$25 General Public  Series pass Early…

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Garden Discoveries Pre-K Program: Butterflies

September 26 @ 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

Join us for our first Garden Discoveries class of the fall season. Appropriate for children ages 3 to 5 accompanied by an adult. Registration required. Space is limited so sign up today!

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Van Vleck Special Talk: Accessing Your Innate Wisdom with Beth Taylor Hart

September 27 @ 7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Free

  We all have, hidden within us, a knowledge and wisdom that appears when we least expect it. Learn to access this wisdom consciously in this talk led by Beth Taylor Hart, founder of The Insight Project. The program will be followed by a Q & A. This free program is open to the public and hosted by the Friends of Van Vleck committee. Online registration only.

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Garden to Table – New!

September 28 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Friday, repeating until October 5, 2018

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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In this three-part series, we will harvest produce from the Edible Garden and prepare food with the bounty while learning about gardening, nutrition and the importance of eating locally. Also included will be time to journal in the beautiful Van Vleck gardens.  Appropriate for children ages 8 to 11. $30 for Friends of Van Vleck/$45 for General Public (for all three classes). To register: email education@vanvleck.org or call 973-744-4752 ext. 1.

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Outdoor Adventures: Monarch Butterflies

September 29 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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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.  Activities are designed for children ages 4 and up; however, all are welcome.  All children must be supervised…

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October 2018

Monday Morning Yoga

October 1 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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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!  Single class: $20 Friends of Van Vleck/$25 General Public  Series pass Early…

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Garden to Table – New!

October 5 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Friday, repeating until October 5, 2018

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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In this three-part series, we will harvest produce from the Edible Garden and prepare food with the bounty while learning about gardening, nutrition and the importance of eating locally. Also included will be time to journal in the beautiful Van Vleck gardens.  Appropriate for children ages 8 to 11. $30 for Friends of Van Vleck/$45 for General Public (for all three classes). To register: email education@vanvleck.org or call 973-744-4752 ext. 1.

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Sensory Saturday

October 6 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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A fall garden is the perfect place to take a sensory break! Van Vleck invites you to explore the gardens using your senses as your guide. Join us for a stress-free afternoon of garden discovery with ongoing activities designed with individuals with autism, anxiety and special needs in mind. Open to families.  Suggested donation - $10 per family

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Monday Morning Yoga

October 15 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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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!  Single class: $20 Friends of Van Vleck/$25 General Public  Series pass Early…

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Garden Habitats

October 20 @ 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$10 – $15

Do you want to learn more about attracting birds, butterflies and pollinators to your yard? Then join us for an information session on what you can do in your yard to attract these creatures. A healthy and ecological “backyard” habitat is a great way to help get our planet back to health. This is a hands-on class with plenty of time exploring the gardens at Van Vleck. Get started with this class and a whole world awaits you. To Register:…

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Monday Morning Yoga

October 22 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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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!  Single class: $20 Friends of Van Vleck/$25 General Public  Series pass Early…

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Garden Discoveries Pre-K Class: Bats

October 24 @ 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. Space is limited. Registration required.    

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Outdoor Adventures: Terrific Trees

October 27 @ 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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Monday Morning Yoga

October 29 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until October 29, 2018

21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
+ Google Map

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!  Single class: $20 Friends of Van Vleck/$25 General Public  Series pass Early…

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November 2018

Outdoor Adventures: Animals in the Garden

November 10 @ 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 anytime between 10 am to 1:00 pm.  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.  Activities are designed for children ages 4 and up; however, all are…

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Garden Discoveries Pre-K Program: Discovering Trees

November 28 @ 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. Space is limited. Registration required.

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December 2018

Outdoor Adventures: Birds in Winter

December 8 @ 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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