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May 2019

Monday Morning Yoga

May 20 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until June 17, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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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. 

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Garden Tales

May 20 @ 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Monday, repeating until June 17, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$50 – $75

In this class, children will learn about gardening and nature as they acquire basic gardening skills, taste some of the veggies grown in the Edible Garden, and explore the grounds on nature hikes. Each week’s class center centers around a garden-themed book and participants receive a take home gardening project related to the story. Registration required. Open to children in grades K through 2. $50 for Members/$75 for General Public (includes all 5 classes) To Register:  email dbvvhg@gmail.com or call…

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Garden How-To: Transitioning to Summer

May 21 @ 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$15 – $20

Join Van Vleck’s garden manager for a behind the scenes look at how we keep the garden beautiful and prepare our plants to continue to thrive throughout the summer.  Discussion, demonstration, and some hands-on participation will cover an assortment of topics including pinching perennials, pruning, and proper use of mulch. Registration required. Deadline to register May 14th.

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Guided Birding Hike for Adults

May 25 @ 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

The month of May in the garden is delightful! There is much activity during this time of year in our beautiful gardens. Enjoy a leisurely stroll looking for nesting birds and colorful migrants. Dress for the weather and bring binoculars. $5 for Members $7 for General Public    

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Nest Box Class

May 29 @ 7:00 PM - 8:15 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$15 – $20

Invite a variety of birds to your backyard by providing a place for them to call home. Class will include a tour of the property and placement of bird boxes as well as instruction on what birds require what kind of nest boxes. Bring a pen and notebook and get ready to create a place for chickadees, wrens, woodpeckers, and even owls in your own backyard.

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Junior Gardeners

May 31 @ 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Friday, repeating until June 14, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$50 – $75

This hands-on class introduces children to the joy of gardening. Students will grow vegetables, plant flowers, learn about composting and observe the natural world around them at Van Vleck. The class will include nature hikes and journaling—the perfect way for kids to get outside and get dirty!  Registration required. Open to children in grades 3 through 6. $50 for Members/$75 for General Public (includes all 5 classes) To Register: email dbvvhg@gmail.com or call 973-744-4752 ext 1.

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June 2019

Monday Morning Yoga

June 3 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until June 17, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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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. 

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Garden Tales

June 3 @ 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Monday, repeating until June 17, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$50 – $75

In this class, children will learn about gardening and nature as they acquire basic gardening skills, taste some of the veggies grown in the Edible Garden, and explore the grounds on nature hikes. Each week’s class center centers around a garden-themed book and participants receive a take home gardening project related to the story. Registration required. Open to children in grades K through 2. $50 for Members/$75 for General Public (includes all 5 classes) To Register:  email dbvvhg@gmail.com or call…

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20th Annual Roses to Rock Gardens Tour

June 7 @ 11:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until June 8, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$30 – $35

Each year, Van Vleck’s can’t-miss tour of local, private gardens invites garden enthusiasts beyond the curb and into some of the most special and unique properties in our area. Celebrating its 20th year, the 2019 tour takes place on Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th and features properties in Montclair and Glen Ridge. The featured gardens will be revealed day of when guests pick up their tickets and program at Van Vleck before embarking on the self-guided tour. Tickets…

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Junior Gardeners

June 7 @ 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Friday, repeating until June 14, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$50 – $75

This hands-on class introduces children to the joy of gardening. Students will grow vegetables, plant flowers, learn about composting and observe the natural world around them at Van Vleck. The class will include nature hikes and journaling—the perfect way for kids to get outside and get dirty!  Registration required. Open to children in grades 3 through 6. $50 for Members/$75 for General Public (includes all 5 classes) To Register: email dbvvhg@gmail.com or call 973-744-4752 ext 1.

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20th Annual Roses to Rock Gardens Tour

June 8 @ 9:30 AM - 4:00 PM
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An event every day that begins at 9:30am, repeating until June 8, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$30 – $35

Each year, Van Vleck’s can’t-miss tour of local, private gardens invites garden enthusiasts beyond the curb and into some of the most special and unique properties in our area. Celebrating its 20th year, the 2019 tour takes place on Friday, June 7th and Saturday, June 8th and features properties in Montclair and Glen Ridge. The featured gardens will be revealed day of when guests pick up their tickets and program at Van Vleck before embarking on the self-guided tour. Tickets…

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Outdoor Adventures: Edible Gardening

June 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

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. Classes are designed for children ages 4 and up; however, all are welcome.  All children must be supervised by…

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Monday Morning Yoga

June 10 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until June 17, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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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. 

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Garden Tales

June 10 @ 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Monday, repeating until June 17, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
+ Google Map
$50 – $75

In this class, children will learn about gardening and nature as they acquire basic gardening skills, taste some of the veggies grown in the Edible Garden, and explore the grounds on nature hikes. Each week’s class center centers around a garden-themed book and participants receive a take home gardening project related to the story. Registration required. Open to children in grades K through 2. $50 for Members/$75 for General Public (includes all 5 classes) To Register:  email dbvvhg@gmail.com or call…

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Rain Barrel Workshop – New Date

June 12 @ 6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Amy Rowe, Rutgers Cooperative Extension Agent,  will discuss the importance of conserving one of our most precious resources- water.  Learn about the benefits of adding a rain barrel to your home garden. Watch a brief demonstration on how to construct your own barrel, or order one if you choose.  For an additional materials fee, construct your own rain barrel to take home with you. Registration required. Registration Deadline Date: June 5th. $15 per person for Friends of Van Vleck; $20…

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Junior Gardeners

June 14 @ 4:30 PM - 5:45 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:30pm on Friday, repeating until June 14, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
+ Google Map
$50 – $75

This hands-on class introduces children to the joy of gardening. Students will grow vegetables, plant flowers, learn about composting and observe the natural world around them at Van Vleck. The class will include nature hikes and journaling—the perfect way for kids to get outside and get dirty!  Registration required. Open to children in grades 3 through 6. $50 for Members/$75 for General Public (includes all 5 classes) To Register: email dbvvhg@gmail.com or call 973-744-4752 ext 1.

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Monday Morning Yoga

June 17 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until June 17, 2019

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

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. 

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Garden Tales

June 17 @ 4:15 PM - 5:30 PM
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An event every week that begins at 4:15pm on Monday, repeating until June 17, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
+ Google Map
$50 – $75

In this class, children will learn about gardening and nature as they acquire basic gardening skills, taste some of the veggies grown in the Edible Garden, and explore the grounds on nature hikes. Each week’s class center centers around a garden-themed book and participants receive a take home gardening project related to the story. Registration required. Open to children in grades K through 2. $50 for Members/$75 for General Public (includes all 5 classes) To Register:  email dbvvhg@gmail.com or call…

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Garden Discoveries Pre-K Class: Honeybee Life

June 19 @ 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.

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