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April 2020

Postponed

Gentle Flow Yoga through the Seasons – Postponed

April 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Wister Center, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Per the Swarthmore College’s Policy (In the interest of social distancing, group gatherings and events on campus are limited to no more than 25 participants in the same physical space, effective March 15 through at least Sunday, April 5.), we have canceled this event.   Enjoy the benefits…

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$70 – $80

Ohara School of Ikebana Flower Arranging Class – CANCELED

April 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Learn how to create an authentic Ohara School floral arrangement under the guidance of a certified Ohara School of Ikebana teacher. In addition to cut flowers to work with, participants will be provided with a ceramic container and a kenzan (Japanese-style "frog") to take home.…

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May 2020

postponed

Gentle Flow Yoga through the Seasons – Postponed

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Swarthmore College announced Tuesday, March 17"..disappointing news that we must extend our period of modified operations and remote learning through the end of the spring semester. ...Alumni Weekend, spring athletics, Celebrating Black Excellence events, lectures, performances, and other campus activities scheduled between now and May…

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Canceled

Arranging with Herbaceous Peonies – Canceled

May 19 @ 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Join local floral designer Valerie Mclaughlin to design a lush, full, spring arrangement featuring herbaceous peonies. Learn how to use the new Syndicate Sales “pillow" to give your designs a loose, just-picked feeling. You will love this easy to use and fun technique with one…

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June 2020

$18 – $80

Gentle Flow Yoga through the Seasons

June 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:15 am
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Enjoy the benefits of yoga in our beautiful gardens with local yoga teacher and Scott Arboretum Education Programs Intern, Mandie Curtis Banks. Each month (March 6, April 3,  May 1, and June 5) we will focus on a different garden and enjoy a theme-based yoga practice,…

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$35 – $45

Exciting Bulbs and Tubers to Enliven Your Summer Garden!

June 16 @ 2:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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You've done the lilies with Charles Cresson, now do the rest! Add flash to your summer landscape with vibrant reliable foliage and bloom of caladiums, elephant ears, begonias, cannas, and dahlias. Expand your palette with a tantalizing assortment of other summer gems you may not…

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October 2020

Coming Soon

Captivating Cacti and Succulents

October 2 @ 1:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Swarthmore College announced Tuesday, March 17"..disappointing news that we must extend our period of modified operations and remote learning through the end of the spring semester. ...Alumni Weekend, spring athletics, Celebrating Black Excellence events, lectures, performances, and other campus activities scheduled between now and May…

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Great Garden Plants from 35 Years of Comparative Trials

October 30 @ 10:00 am - 3:30 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Don’t miss this exclusive opportunity to learn from Richard Hawke, Chicago Botanic Garden's Plant Evaluation Manager and Associate Scientist! He will share his research findings on genera such as Amsonia, Athyrium, Baptisia, Campanula, Clematis, Echinacea, Geranium, Geum, Hibiscus, Hydrangea, Lavendula, Ligularia, Nepeta, Perovskia, Rodgersia, Salvia…

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