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January 2019

Adult Birding Hike

January 26 @ 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

Come take a walk in the garden and observe the bustling activity of birds and other critters during these very cold months. Please dress for cold temperatures and wear boots. Binoculars are optional, but would be helpful. Online registration: Click Here You may also register by emailing education@vanvleck.org or calling 973-744-4752 ext. 3.

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One World, Many Animals is FULL!

January 27 @ 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM
21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$7 – $10

This program is now FULL! Meet and greet live animals from around the world as we enjoy a presentation from Eyes of the Wild.  An animal expert will introduce us to animals from several of the seven continents, focusing on their habitats, similarities and differences, as well as the communication and survival skills these animals need in order to thrive in the regions in which they live. Rain or shine. Registration required.

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Monday Morning Yoga

January 28 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until February 25, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$110 – $140

Set a mindful tone for your whole week by starting Mondays off with vinyasa yoga in the Van Vleck living room. Drawing inspiration from the beautiful and serene Van Vleck gardens just outside the window, students will flow between postures at a slow to moderate pace, focusing on building strength in body and mind. All levels, from beginner to experienced yogis, are welcome. Bring your own mat. Registration required. 

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February 2019

Monday Morning Yoga

February 4 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until February 25, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$110 – $140

Set a mindful tone for your whole week by starting Mondays off with vinyasa yoga in the Van Vleck living room. Drawing inspiration from the beautiful and serene Van Vleck gardens just outside the window, students will flow between postures at a slow to moderate pace, focusing on building strength in body and mind. All levels, from beginner to experienced yogis, are welcome. Bring your own mat. Registration required. 

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Music & More Concert Series Event

February 10 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Free

Join us in the living room of the Van Vleck House for an afternoon performance by the Heimat Quartet, featuring selections from Mozart String Quartet No. 14 in G Major, K.387, Webern Langsamer Satz, and Dvorak String Quartet No. 14 in Ab major, Op. 105, B 193. This is a free concert. Reservations will be taken online only, one week prior to the concert. Please check back.

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Monday Morning Yoga

February 11 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until February 25, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$110 – $140

Set a mindful tone for your whole week by starting Mondays off with vinyasa yoga in the Van Vleck living room. Drawing inspiration from the beautiful and serene Van Vleck gardens just outside the window, students will flow between postures at a slow to moderate pace, focusing on building strength in body and mind. All levels, from beginner to experienced yogis, are welcome. Bring your own mat. Registration required. 

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Outdoor Adventures: Animal Signs

February 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

Spend a Saturday morning at Van Vleck!   An environmental educator will be on-hand at the Van Vleck Education Center from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm to discuss various topics relating to nature in and around the gardens. The program includes a simple craft and supplies for a self-guided activity on the property—all the tools you need for a fun, family excursion.   Online registration now available!

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Garden Discoveries: Winter Happenings

February 20 @ 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

Calling all future naturalists! Each class in this monthly series examines a different nature-themed topic through stories, outdoor exploration, specimens and hands-on activities, designed to inspire kids about the natural world around them. Registration required. Rain or shine. Open to children ages 3-5 years old accompanied by an adult. Online registration now available or  register by emailing education@vanvleck.org or calling 973-744-4752 ext. 3.

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Winter Seasonal Interest Guided Walk

February 22 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
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. Discover the beauty of the season with Garden Manager, Laura Roberts. Rain or shine – please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear. Small groups welcome. Registration required. Tour group will meet in the Visitor Center. To register: email education@vanvleck.org or call 973-744-4752 ext. 3.

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Monday Morning Yoga

February 25 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until February 25, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$110 – $140

Set a mindful tone for your whole week by starting Mondays off with vinyasa yoga in the Van Vleck living room. Drawing inspiration from the beautiful and serene Van Vleck gardens just outside the window, students will flow between postures at a slow to moderate pace, focusing on building strength in body and mind. All levels, from beginner to experienced yogis, are welcome. Bring your own mat. Registration required. 

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March 2019

Maple Sugaring

March 2 @ 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 – $10

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 to 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. Registration required.

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Meet the Invaders

March 8 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Join us for an overview of current and emerging threats to our plants posed by non-native pests and diseases. Help protect our gardens, crops, and forests. Register online or  email education@vanvleck.org or call 973-744-4752 ext. 3.

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Garden to Table

March 8 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every month that begins at 4:00pm on day Second of the month, repeating until April 5, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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This three-part series will teach children about gardening, nutrition and the importance of eating locally, as they harvest produce from the Edible Garden and prepare food with it. There will also be time to journal about the experience in the Van Vleck gardens.   Registration required. Open to children in grades 3 through 6.

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April 2019

Garden to Table

April 5 @ 4:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$15 – $20

This three-part series will teach children about gardening, nutrition and the importance of eating locally, as they harvest produce from the Edible Garden and prepare food with it. There will also be time to journal about the experience in the Van Vleck gardens.   Registration required. Open to children in grades 3 through 6.

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A Sensory Celebration

April 13 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$10

In recognition of Autism Awareness Month, this event invites you to explore the Van Vleck gardens using your senses as your guide. Activity stations will be arranged throughout the property and in the education center focusing on different textures, smells, shapes and colors found in the natural world.  Join us for a stress free afternoon of garden discovery. Open to families. Suggested donation of $10 per family.

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Eco-Friendly Yard Care

April 16 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$15 – $20

Join Gray Russell, the Sustainability Officer for the Township of Montclair,  for an interesting discussion explaining why environmentally-friendly yard care is a simple and effective way to improve lawns and gardens, and how it is healthier for you and your family, your neighborhood, and our regional ecosystem. Registration required. To register: email education@vanvleck.org or call 973-744-4752 ext. 3.

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