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January 2020

A Winter Celebration: Adventures Above and Below Ground

January 25 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
The Inn at Swarthmore, 10 South Chester Rd
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Come in from the cold and enjoy a pre-lecture cocktail or glass of wine with friends. Learn how caves have been used by people and animals for thousands of years for shelter, burials, religious ceremonies, links to the underworld, and art with Thomas Hawkins. More…

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February 2020

Free

Tu b’Shevat Celebration and Reception

February 11 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Come and learn how the Jewish faith celebrates the importance of trees at the Scott Arboretum. Tu b’Shevat (Jewish New Year of the Trees, anticipation of spring) holiday activities include a nature walk, Seder (a participatory Jewish ritual appreciating plants and exploring their spiritual teachings),…

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March 2020

canceled

Spring Celebration: Holly Shimizu CANCELED

March 15 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Lang Performing Arts 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 the Spring Celebration. Join…

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April 2020

Canceled

Ohara School of Ikebana Exhibition – CANCELED

April 17 - April 19
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Fri., Apr. 17, 4 – 6 pm Opening Reception Sat., Apr. 18, 11 am – 4 pm Exhibition Sun., Apr. 19, 11 am – 4 pm Exhibition Free interpretive tour at 1 pm both days Live demonstration of Ohara style flower arranging by members of…

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Crum Creek Clean-up – Canceled

April 21 @ 9:00 am - 2:30 pm
Witchhazel in bloom

Crum Creek Clean-up 2020 has been canceled.

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canceled

Arbor Day Celebration – Canceled

April 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 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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May 2020

canceled

Mid-Atlantic Peony Society Tour and Reception – Canceled

May 4 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 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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Postponed

Members Plant Exchange and Sale – Postponed

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Wister Center, 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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June 2020

Canceled

Rose Festival – canceled

June 4
Dean Bond Rose Garden, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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Look for this exciting new event in 2021.

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Canceled

Scott Associates Garden Day – Canceled

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Wister Center – Gillespie Room, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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See four glorious gardens created and maintained by gardeners like you and get tips from these gardeners at the Scott Associates Garden Day. Visit gardens in the Lansdowne/Swarthmore area to learn about plant combinations other gardeners are using. This is a great opportunity to see…

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