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Monthly Photo Contest
The arboretum is seeking photographers of all ages to participate in our monthly, seasonal pictures photo contest.
St. Patrick's Day Dinner and Presentation
Monday, March 17, 2014. Dinner 6:30pm, Presentation 7:30pm.
Enjoy a hearty, three-course Irish dinner and then take a virtual journey to Ireland. Dr. Jonathan Monroe shares his bicycling and botanizing trip to western Ireland where he circled the Burren, in County Clare, Ireland. A free music performance, including a Celtic fiddle and Highland Pipes, starts at 5:00pm. More information.
Dinner reservations needed by March 12, 2014. Sorry, this event is filled.
Birds of the Arboretum with the Rockingham Bird Club
March 26, 2014, noon-1:30pm.
In partnership with the Rockingham Bird Club, Diane Lepkowski presents an informative review and slide show of birds found at the Arboretum. Come to learn "how-tos" of equipment and technique, and hear Lepkowski recount humorous and insightful experiences of bird watching for enjoyment. And then take a...
Guided Bird Walk with Greg Moyers
April 5, 2014, 8:00am.
After attending the lecture for overview of birding "how-tos", take a guided bird walk at the EJC Arboretum led by birding expert and photographer Greg Moyers, starting from the arboretum Pavilion.
More information about the Birds of the Arboretum presentation and the Guided Bird Walk.
Children's Nature Art Camp
March 25, 26, & 27, 2014, Tuesday-Thursday, 4:00-6:00 pm,
These dates are for the spring-themed workshop in an ongoing series of seasonal workshops for children's art instruction that will allow kids to produce their own botanical journals they'll treasure for their lifetime. The Tuesday through Thursday sessions will focus on spring season woodland wildflowers found within the arboretum, teaching plant identification, interdisciplinary historical plant lore, Native American plant culture, and basic science skills alongside botanical drawing technique. Hurry to register your child. Space is limited to 10 children, ages seven to fourteen.
Historic Garden Week
April 26-May 3, 2014
Celebrate Historic Garden Week with Wildflower Walks and Tours of the Arboretum!
- Wildflower Walks, April, 2 & 9, 2014, 10:00 a.m. With the Arboretum Director. Enjoy viewing dozens of bulb varieties and wildflowers on exhibit at the EJC Arboretum.
- Earth Day Wildflower Walk, April 22, 2014, 10:00 a.m. FPEC, The Director leads a walk highlighting the environmental benefits the arboretum provides its community.
- Tour Celebrating Historic Garden Week, April 30, 2014, 1:00 pm, the EJC Arboretum celebrates with a tour starting at the *FPEC. Tours will be led by Jan Sievers Mahon, Arboretum Director and will focus on the arboretum’s bulb collection, wildflowers and flowering shrubs and trees. More information.
For a complete list of EJC Arboretum programs and events, browse our Annual Calendar of Events.
25th Anniversary Commemorative Products Available
Purchases of 25th Anniversary commemorative products can be made weekdays, business hours at the Frances Plecker Ed Center for the anniversary stationery set, wine glasses, and more products including t-shirts coming soon!