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July 2019

Amazing Animal Adaptations is FULL!

July 16 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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This program is sold out! Please join us on August 21st for our next family program: Pollinator Extravaganza! Join us for a live animal presentation by Eyes of the Wild. Learn all the different ways animals adapt to their environment. Registration is required and space is limited.

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Gardenside Meditation

July 17 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

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 for a wonderful series of evening meditation classes in the beautiful living room of Van Vleck House. Participants will learn and practice different forms of mindfulness meditation in each session. Open to beginners and experienced practitioners, these gatherings offer an opportunity to experience deep inner peace while practicing with a highly experienced meditation teacher.  Series Pass: $70 per person for Members; $85 per person for General Public Individual class: $20…

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Gardenside Meditation

July 24 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

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 for a wonderful series of evening meditation classes in the beautiful living room of Van Vleck House. Participants will learn and practice different forms of mindfulness meditation in each session. Open to beginners and experienced practitioners, these gatherings offer an opportunity to experience deep inner peace while practicing with a highly experienced meditation teacher.  Series Pass: $70 per person for Members; $85 per person for General Public Individual class: $20…

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Gardenside Meditation

July 31 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until July 31, 2019

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 for a wonderful series of evening meditation classes in the beautiful living room of Van Vleck House. Participants will learn and practice different forms of mindfulness meditation in each session. Open to beginners and experienced practitioners, these gatherings offer an opportunity to experience deep inner peace while practicing with a highly experienced meditation teacher.  Series Pass: $70 per person for Members; $85 per person for General Public Individual class: $20…

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August 2019

Pollinator Extravaganza!

August 21 @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$25 – $35

Join us for an informative evening in the garden learning about the importance of pollinators in our world. Activities include a live observation hive and discussion presented by Bee Haven Bees, crafts, a scavenger hunt, live caterpillar/butterfly display and tours of the Mark Landrum Children’s Butterfly Garden. Open to families and individuals. Rain or Shine. Individuals: $10 per person for Members, $15 per person for General Public. Families: $25 per family for Members, $35 per family for General Public.  

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September 2019

Music & More Concert Series Event

September 8 @ 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Van Vleck is excited to kick-off the new Music & More Concert Series season with a recital by noted flutist Jessica Valiente, a faculty member of the New School Jazz and Contemporary Music Department who has previously appeared onstage at Carnegie Hall, among other prestigious venues. The performance will include works by Bach, Telemann, Honegger, Enescu and Copeland. There is no pre-registration for our Sunday concert series events; seating will be available on a first-come, first-served basis. Suggested donation: $10…

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Monday Morning Yoga – Early Fall Session

September 9 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Monday, repeating until October 28, 2019

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. 

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Monday Morning Yoga – Early Fall Session

September 16 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Monday, repeating until October 28, 2019

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. 

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Garden Discoveries Pre-K Class: Butterfly Fun

September 18 @ 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.   Registration is required for this class.    

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Garden to Table Cooking Class

September 20 @ 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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3 Fridays: September 20th, October 4th, and October 18th 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.   Registration required. Space is limited. Appropriate for children ages 8 to 11. Session: $55 Members/$70 General Public (includes all 3 classes) Single Class: $20 Members/ $25 General…

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Birding Walk for Adults

September 21 @ 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

Autumn is a wonderful time of year in the gardens. Join us for a stroll through the gardens at a leisurely pace to see the many species of birds passing through and living here at Van Vleck. Online registration now available. You may also register by emailing education@vanvleck.org or calling 973-744-4752 ext. 3.

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Outdoor Adventures: Monarch Butterflies

September 21 @ 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 anytime between 10:00 am and 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 is here for you. Rain or shine.

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Monday Morning Yoga – Early Fall Session

September 23 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Monday, repeating until October 28, 2019

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. 

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Gardening for the Birds has been cancelled!

September 25 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$20 – $25

Due to lack of enrollment, this class has been cancelled.  What types of plants, bushes or trees would make a good place for a bird to build a nest? What plants provide the best food sources for birds? What plants provide good nesting materials? What can you do to supplement the plants already in your yard? This class will help you come up with ideas to create a habitat for migrating and resident birds.  

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October 2019

Monday Morning Yoga – Early Fall Session

October 7 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Monday, repeating until October 28, 2019

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. 

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Mindfulness & Meditation in the Garden

October 13 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Free

Join Qwell co-founders Shannon Albarelli and Marcie Handler for this grounding class in the Van Vleck Gardens. Participants will learn various techniques for settling their minds, relieving stress and gaining a deeper connection with nature. This is a free community event sponsored by The Montclair Foundation. Registration is required: Click Here.

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Music & More Concert Series Event

October 13 @ 2:00 PM - 3:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Join us for an afternoon of music featuring Montclair Early Music as they shine a spotlight on Rembrandt and the music of his time, celebrating the 350th anniversary of his death. Program will include projections of his works, set to the music he would have heard. There will be no reservations for this program; seating will be on a first-come, first-served basis. Suggested donation: $10/person.

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Fireside Meditation

October 16 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until November 13, 2019

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 for a wonderful Fall series of evening meditation classes in front of the fireplace in the beautiful living room of Van Vleck House. Participants will learn and practice different forms of mindfulness meditation in each session and will have the opportunity to participate in discussions of Ramananda’s three critically acclaimed books. Open to beginners and experienced practitioners, these gatherings offer an opportunity to experience deep inner peace while practicing with…

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Outdoor Adventures: Bats

October 19 @ 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 anytime between 10:00 am and 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 is here for you. Registration requested; walk-ins welcome.

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Monday Morning Yoga – Early Fall Session

October 21 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Monday, repeating until October 28, 2019

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. 

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