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June 2021

2021 Van Vleck Online Bulb Sale

June 14 @ 9:00 AM - June 25 @ 5:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Plant It Forward! Order bulbs now for pick-up this fall. Enjoy their beauty next spring. The detailed purchase LINK with all the images and information will be open at 9AM on Monday, June 14th. Choose from a huge assortment of unique bulbs that our Van Vleck Horticulturalist has curated for this sale.  To help guide you, there are notations in the descriptions. Watch “Dig, Drop, Done!” for bulb planting tips. Consider sharing a large quantity pack with a friend or neighbor if it is…

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Introduction to Hydroponics and Tour

June 15 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$15 – $20

Growing hydroponically (or in other words “without soil”) is an incredibly productive modern farming technique.  Join us and Montclair Community Farms in an explorative  Intro to Hydroponics class, and walk through our green house to see innovative technology at work! This class is for adults. Registration required by June 13th. Online registration: Click Here

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Cats In The Garden 2021

June 20 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Car enthusiasts, join the Jaguar Touring Club at the only New Jersey car show to feature eight decades of Jaguars! Don’t miss more than 75 classic Jaguars on display in the gardens. Admission: $10 cash per person at the door; children under 10 are free. There is no pre-registration for this event. The raindate is Sunday, June 27th. For more information, contact Paul Maletsky at the Jaguar Touring Club at 973-575-8737.

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Outdoor Meditation in the Gardens

June 28 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Monday, repeating until July 26, 2021

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

Spend an evening in the Gardens practicing meditation with  Ramananda John Welshons. Participants will learn and practice different forms of mindfulness meditation in each session - including a walking meditation through the beautiful Van Vleck Gardens. Open to beginners and experienced practitioners, these gatherings offer an opportunity to experience deep inner peace while practicing with a highly experienced meditation teacher. Classes will be held entirely outdoors, and rescheduled in the event of rain.  These classes are extremely popular and space…

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July 2021

Outdoor Adventures: Nature at Night

July 7 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$15

 Join us in the gardens as you explore and learn with our fun self-guided activity kits. Registration is required and includes everything you need to participate in the program. Outdoor Adventures Activity Kits will be available outside the Raymond Family Education Center from 1o am to 1 pm on the day of the program.  Kits will include activities for self-guided exploration. An educator will be on hand to explain the topic of the day and answer questions. Ages 4 -11…

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Outdoor Meditation in the Gardens

July 12 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Monday, repeating until July 26, 2021

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

Spend an evening in the Gardens practicing meditation with  Ramananda John Welshons. Participants will learn and practice different forms of mindfulness meditation in each session - including a walking meditation through the beautiful Van Vleck Gardens. Open to beginners and experienced practitioners, these gatherings offer an opportunity to experience deep inner peace while practicing with a highly experienced meditation teacher. Classes will be held entirely outdoors, and rescheduled in the event of rain.  These classes are extremely popular and space…

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HUDSON Performs Live At Van Vleck

July 17 @ 5:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Bring a blanket and head to our Gardens for some live music al fresco. Popular Jersey band HUDSON will perform an array of country music covers on the wisteria terrace behind Van Vleck House.  Bring friends and relax on the lawn in the gorgeous garden setting. Suggested admission is $10 cash or Venmo at the door. Sorry, no dogs, alcohol or picnics are permitted.

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School Of Rock Concert to Benefit Toni’s Kitchen

July 18 @ 2:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Join us in the Gardens for a talented line-up of performers.  Please bring non-perishable food donations like cereal, cans of tuna fish or pasta sauce, for Toni's Kitchen Food Pantry.  Cash donations to Toni's Kitchen to support all the amazing work they do are also always welcome. The raindate is Sunday, July 25th. #Goodgrowshere

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Outdoor Meditation in the Gardens

July 19 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Monday, repeating until July 26, 2021

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

Spend an evening in the Gardens practicing meditation with  Ramananda John Welshons. Participants will learn and practice different forms of mindfulness meditation in each session - including a walking meditation through the beautiful Van Vleck Gardens. Open to beginners and experienced practitioners, these gatherings offer an opportunity to experience deep inner peace while practicing with a highly experienced meditation teacher. Classes will be held entirely outdoors, and rescheduled in the event of rain.  These classes are extremely popular and space…

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Outdoor Meditation in the Gardens

July 26 @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 PM on Monday, repeating until July 26, 2021

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

Spend an evening in the Gardens practicing meditation with  Ramananda John Welshons. Participants will learn and practice different forms of mindfulness meditation in each session - including a walking meditation through the beautiful Van Vleck Gardens. Open to beginners and experienced practitioners, these gatherings offer an opportunity to experience deep inner peace while practicing with a highly experienced meditation teacher. Classes will be held entirely outdoors, and rescheduled in the event of rain.  These classes are extremely popular and space…

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Outdoor Adventures: Edible Gardening

July 28 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$15

NEW DAY! NEW TIME! Join us in the gardens as you explore and learn with our fun self-guided activity kits. Registration is required and includes everything you need to participate in the program. Outdoor Adventures Activity Kits will be available outside the Raymond Family Education Center from 1:00 - 4:00 PM on the day of the program.  Kits will include activities for self-guided exploration. Ages 4 -11 but all are welcome. Sponsored by Montclair State University & The Albert Payson…

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August 2021

Nocturnal Animals – Live Animal Program – Rescheduled to August 6th

August 6 @ 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$25 – $35

This program is FULL! If you would like to be put on a waiting list, please email michellew@montclairfoundation.org. Spend an evening in the gardens of Van Vleck meeting nocturnal animals from Eyes of the Wild, an exotic animal rescue. Learn about these fascinating creatures who are awake while we are asleep. This presentation is for families with children 5 and up, but all are welcome. Program will be held outdoors, and is fair weather only. (in the event of rain…

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Pollinator Day

August 10 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$25 – $35

Join us for an educational and engaging evening in the garden learning about the importance of pollinators in our world.  Activities include a live observation hive and Q & A with Eric Hanan of Bee Haven Bees, crafts, a scavenger hunt, live caterpillar/butterfly display, tours of our Mark Landrum Children's Butterfly Garden and more.  Open to families and individuals.  Program will be held outdoors, and is fair weather only. (In the event of rain, the program will be rescheduled).  Registration…

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Outdoor Adventures: Butterflies – SOLD OUT

August 18 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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NEW DAY! NEW TIME! Join us in the gardens as you explore and learn with our fun self-guided activity kits. Registration is required and includes everything you need to participate in the program. Outdoor Adventures Activity Kits will be available outside the Raymond Family Education Center  on the day of the program.  An educator will be on hand to explain the topic of the day and to answer any questions. Ages 4 -11 but all are welcome. Sponsored by Montclair…

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September 2021

2021 Autumn Plant Sale at Van Vleck Gardens

September 10 @ 9:00 AM - September 12 @ 4:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Don't miss our in-person sale in September!  We will have a wide variety of plants to give your garden a boost. A curated mix of perennials and annuals will be available to provide visual interest into late autumn. Credit cards, cash and Venmo will be accepted. Members enjoy a 10% discount at this sale; renew or join here. Sale hours are: Thursday 9/9 5PM-7PM - Members Only Early Access Event.  Moss & More botanical boutique will have a pop-up shop…

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Monday Morning Yoga – HYBRID in-person/online

September 13 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Monday, repeating until December 20, 2021

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

Begin your week with mindful vinyasa yoga in the Van Vleck living room or in the comfort of your own home. 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. Registration required by the Friday before the class. Masks required. Please bring your own yoga mat and props. Online registration for Virtual option: Click Here Online registration for In-Person option: Click Here

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Monday Morning Yoga – HYBRID in-person/online

September 20 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 AM on Monday, repeating until December 20, 2021

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

Begin your week with mindful vinyasa yoga in the Van Vleck living room or in the comfort of your own home. 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. Registration required by the Friday before the class. Masks required. Please bring your own yoga mat and props. Online registration for Virtual option: Click Here Online registration for In-Person option: Click Here

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Garden Explorers

September 21 @ 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$20 – $25

  It is time to get outside and discover the wonders of nature at Van Vleck. Our exploration in this class will focus on the Edible Garden and all it has to offer for the fall harvest. Registration required. Space is limited. Appropriate for children ages 5 to 8. Online registration Click Here

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Outdoor Adventures: Garden Critters

September 22 @ 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$15

Join us in the gardens as you explore and learn with our fun self-guided activity kits. Registration is required and includes everything you need to participate in the program. Outdoor Adventures Activity Kits will be available outside the Raymond Family Education Center during the scheduled time on the day of the program. Kits will include activities for self-guided exploration. An educator will be on hand to explain the topic of the day and answer questions. Ages 4 -11 but all…

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Monday Morning Yoga – HYBRID in-person/online

September 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 December 20, 2021

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

Begin your week with mindful vinyasa yoga in the Van Vleck living room or in the comfort of your own home. 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. Registration required by the Friday before the class. Masks required. Please bring your own yoga mat and props. Online registration for Virtual option: Click Here Online registration for In-Person option: Click Here

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