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Nature Nook: Spring Series 1

Wister Center - Gillespie Room 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Celeste Sullivan at the Scott Arboretum for mornings full of singing, stories, crafts, and dancing. Each session is seasonally themed around nature and the garden. This program is designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years old.  Registration...

$20

Scott Medal & Award Presentation

The Inn at Swarthmore 10 South Chester Rd, Swarthmore, PA

Margaret Roach, award-winning author and podcaster, will receive the 2024 Scott Garden and Horticulture Medal and Award of $20,000.  This event is free for Scott Associates members and special guests, but advance registration is required due to space limitations. Walk-ins are not permitted. If space...

Member Benefit

In-Person Highlights Tour: March Highlights

Scott Arboretum Offices 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Enjoy an early evening stroll in the garden to learn about plants blooming in March during this tour led by our horticulture staff. Gardeners and plant enthusiasts of all levels are welcome. This event is free, but registration is encouraged to receive program updates.  Program...

Free
Recurring

Nature Nook: Spring Series 1

Wister Center - Gillespie Room 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Celeste Sullivan at the Scott Arboretum for mornings full of singing, stories, crafts, and dancing. Each session is seasonally themed around nature and the garden. This program is designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years old.  Registration...

$20

Tool Maintenance Workshop

Wister Center - Gillespie Room 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Proper care and maintenance of garden hand tools prolongs their life and keeps them in good working order. A care regimen that includes maintenance before each use, seasonally, and yearly ensures your tools are clean, sharp, and ready when you need them. Horticulture staff Jerry...

$35 – $45
Recurring

Nature Nook: Spring Series 1

Wister Center - Gillespie Room 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Celeste Sullivan at the Scott Arboretum for mornings full of singing, stories, crafts, and dancing. Each session is seasonally themed around nature and the garden. This program is designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years old.  Registration...

$20

School’s Out: Spring Break

Cherry Border 500 College Ave., Swarthmore, PA

Drop by the Scott Arboretum on your day off from school to learn and play outside! Complete a floral themed craft and go on a scavenger hunt throughout our unique spaces. Bring a picnic and enjoy spending the day outside at the Arboretum! Join us...

Free

95 Years Highlights Tour: Magnolia Collection

Scott Arboretum Offices 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Celebrate Scott Arboretum’s 95th Anniversary with in-depth tours of a featured collection. This month’s feature is the Magnolias. Gardeners and plant enthusiasts of all levels are welcome. Before your tour, check out School’s Out: Spring Break in the Wister Center.  This event is free, but...

Free
Recurring

Nature Nook: Spring Series 1

Wister Center - Gillespie Room 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Celeste Sullivan at the Scott Arboretum for mornings full of singing, stories, crafts, and dancing. Each session is seasonally themed around nature and the garden. This program is designed for children ages 18 months to 3 years old.  Registration...

$20

Ohara School of Ikebana Exhibition Meet & Greet

Wister Center - Gillespie Room 500 College Avenue, Swarthmore, PA

In honor of the Japanese tradition of cherry blossom viewing (Sakura Matsuri), the Delaware Valley Chapter of the Ohara School of Ikebana will present a spring exhibition to coincide with the blooming of our cherry trees. Ikebana, also known as the “way of flowers,” is...

$20