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April 2019

Garden Discoveries Pre-K Class: Seed Starting is FULL!

April 17 @ 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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Gardenside Meditation

April 17 @ 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Wednesday, repeating until April 24, 2019

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Join contemporary spiritual teacher and author Ramananda John E. Welshons for a wonderful series of springtime evening meditation classes in the beautiful living room of Van Vleck House.

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Monday Morning Yoga: Early Spring Session

April 22 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until April 29, 2019

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

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. Class size is limited. Namaste.

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Gardenside Meditation

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

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Join contemporary spiritual teacher and author Ramananda John E. Welshons for a wonderful series of springtime evening meditation classes in the beautiful living room of Van Vleck House.

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Dawn Chorus Birding Hike for Adults

April 27 @ 6:15 AM - 7:15 AM
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One event on May 12, 2019 at 6:00am

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 – $7

Calling all early risers! Come out in the wee hours of the morning for a walk through the gardens at sunrise. This is our second annual sunrise walk. During the spring season, many birds migrate overnight, so that when the sun first comes up, they need to call out to other birds for many reasons. Want to know more? Come with binoculars. We will meet at the front gate. $5 for Members/$7 for General Public

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Outdoor Adventures: Celebrate the Earth

April 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

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: Early Spring Session

April 29 @ 9:30 AM - 10:45 AM
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An event every week that begins at 9:30am on Monday, repeating until April 29, 2019

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

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. Class size is limited. Namaste.

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May 2019

Plant Sale Preview Cocktail Party

May 2 @ 5:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$100

Join us at our Fête des Fleurs Cocktail Party for a beautiful evening in the Van Vleck Gardens! Preview and shop our unique selection of perennials, annuals and shrubs before the sale opens to the public, while enjoying cocktails and hors d'oeuvres on the terrace. Tickets to this event are sold out. With questions, please call the office at 973-744-4752. link='manually,https://app.etapestry.com/onlineforms/MontclairFoundationInc/plantsaleparty2019.html' link_target='_blank' size='large' position='left' label_display='' icon_select='yes-right-icon' icon='ue8cb' font='entypo-fontello' color='theme-color' custom_bg='#444444' custom_font='#ffffff' av_uid='' custom_class='' admin_preview_bg='']

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Annual Van Vleck Plant Sale

May 3 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on May 5, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 6, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 4, 2019 at 9:00am

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

Don't miss the Annual Van Vleck Plant Sale, the perfect place to stock up on unique perennials and shrubs to help spruce up your garden just in time for summer! Van Vleck’s knowledgeable Garden Staff and volunteers will be onsite to offer tips and recommendations. Be sure to come early for the biggest selection, as the plants sell out quickly! Plant Sale is open to the public, rain or shine. Sale hours are as follows: • Friday, May 3: 9:00…

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Annual Van Vleck Plant Sale

May 4 @ 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on May 5, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 6, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 4, 2019 at 9:00am

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

Don't miss the Annual Van Vleck Plant Sale, the perfect place to stock up on unique perennials and shrubs to help spruce up your garden just in time for summer! Van Vleck’s knowledgeable Garden Staff and volunteers will be onsite to offer tips and recommendations. Be sure to come early for the biggest selection, as the plants sell out quickly! Plant Sale is open to the public, rain or shine. Sale hours are as follows: • Friday, May 3: 9:00…

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Annual Van Vleck Plant Sale

May 5 @ 10:00 AM - 4:00 PM
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One event on May 5, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 6, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 4, 2019 at 10:00am

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

Don't miss the Annual Van Vleck Plant Sale, the perfect place to stock up on unique perennials and shrubs to help spruce up your garden just in time for summer! Van Vleck’s knowledgeable Garden Staff and volunteers will be onsite to offer tips and recommendations. Be sure to come early for the biggest selection, as the plants sell out quickly! Plant Sale is open to the public, rain or shine. Sale hours are as follows: • Friday, May 3: 9:00…

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Monday Morning Yoga

May 6 @ 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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Annual Van Vleck Plant Sale

May 6 @ 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM
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One event on May 5, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 6, 2019 at 10:00am

One event on May 4, 2019 at 10:00am

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

Don't miss the Annual Van Vleck Plant Sale, the perfect place to stock up on unique perennials and shrubs to help spruce up your garden just in time for summer! Van Vleck’s knowledgeable Garden Staff and volunteers will be onsite to offer tips and recommendations. Be sure to come early for the biggest selection, as the plants sell out quickly! Plant Sale is open to the public, rain or shine. Sale hours are as follows: • Friday, May 3: 9:00…

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Junior Gardeners is FULL!

May 10 @ 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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Dawn Chorus Birding Hike for Adults

May 12 @ 6:00 AM - 7:00 AM
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One event on May 12, 2019 at 6:00am

Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 – $7

Calling all early risers! Come out in the wee hours of the morning for a walk through the gardens at sunrise. This is our second annual sunrise walk. During the spring season, many birds migrate overnight, so that when the sun first comes up, they need to call out to other birds for many reasons. Want to know more? Come with binoculars. We will meet at the front gate. $5 for Members/$7 for General Public

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Mother’s Day Concert

May 12 @ 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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Free

Celebrate Mother's Day with a special concert at Van Vleck House & Gardens! Join us on the lawn as the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra Brass Quintet performs on the terrace. Be sure to bring your blanket or lawn chairs. This is a free concert; there is no registration. Concert is weather-permitting.

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Monday Morning Yoga

May 13 @ 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 is FULL!

May 13 @ 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

This class is now full. Please contact us if you would like to be put on the wait list. 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…

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CANCELLED – Spring Seasonal Interest Guided Walk May 14th

May 14 @ 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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$5 – $7

Celebrate National Public Gardens Week.  Explore the grounds with Garden Manager, Laura Roberts, and discover the beauty of the season. Rain or shine – please dress for the weather with appropriate footwear. Small groups welcome. Registration required. Tour group will meet in the Visitor Center. $5 per person for Members/ $7 per person for General Public

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Garden Discoveries Pre-K Class: Fun with Flowers is FULL!

May 15 @ 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Van Vleck House & Gardens, 21 Van Vleck Street
Montclair, NJ 07042 United States
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This class is now full.  We are not able to accommodate walk-ins for this class. 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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