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April 2021

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Virtual Family Arbor Day Celebration

April 29 @ 2:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Virtual Meeting,

Join Mandie Curtis Banks and Julie Jenney for family friendly tree fun in celebration of Arbor Day along with Swarthmore Rutledge Elementary School! This program will be geared towards kindergarten through fifth grade students to get them excited and learning about the wonderful world of…

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Gardens and Tonic: Celebrating Scott Arboretum’s Trees

April 29 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Join Julie Jenney to celebrate the fantastic trees of the Scott Arboretum on the eve of Arbor Day. After a brief history of the arboretum and virtual tour of some of her favorite campus scenes, Julie will highlight several of the arboretum's most prized trees,…

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Arbor Day Celebration Give-away!

April 30 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Scott Arboretum Offices, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA United States
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REGISTRATION ONLY A limited supply of native tree and shrub saplings: Asimina triloba (pawpaw), Cephalanthus occidentalis (buttonbush), and Tilia americana (American linden), will be given away to the first 200 families who register in celebration of Arbor Day. To receive a free sapling (one per…

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May 2021

Free

Mandie’s Nature Nook

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual Meeting,

Calling all little nature explorers! Join Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks and Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, and creating as we dig into nature. This virtual series is a free program for children 3-6…

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Gardens and Tonic: Welcome to Peony Season: Let’s Arrange with One of Nature’s Stars!

May 6 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Meeting,

Join Valerie McLaughlin, American Institute of Floral Designers (AIFD), for a virtual webinar featuring this lush, lovely gift from the garden – peonies! Learn easy, unique, and interesting techniques showcasing this magnificent flower that is just starting to bloom in May. Since this will be…

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Virtual Garden Grooving Class

May 7 @ 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Virtual Meeting,

Attention all little yogis! This week we will be celebrating Go Public Gardens. Join Mandie Curtis Banks for moving, grooving, and mindfulness all while exploring our big and beautiful planet. Yoga and nature inspired stories, poses, games, songs, and mindful meditations will allow our littlest…

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Free

Virtual Delco Arts: Spring Fling Tour

May 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Virtual Meeting,

Take your lunch break virtually by exploring the artful spring blooms in celebration of Delco Arts: Spring Fling with Sandra Lopez Cortez.  Join us on this virtual tour on our facebook page and watch the recording on our YouTube page. 

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Go Public Gardens Virtual Tour

May 11 @ 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Virtual Meeting,

Take your lunch break in the garden. Join Director Claire Sawyers as she tours the spring blooms at the Scott Arboretum as well as shares tips for visiting other public gardens in America's Garden Capital. This virtual tour is part of Go Public Gardens Week, …

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Mandie’s Nature Nook

May 12 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Virtual Meeting,

Calling all little nature explorers! This week we will be celebrating Go Public Gardens.  Join Youth, Family, and Diversity Programs Coordinator Mandie Curtis Banks and Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, and creating as we dig into nature. This…

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Free

Gardens and Tonic: Tree Peonies and More!

May 13 @ 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Virtual Meeting,

Join Jeff Jabco for a virtual tour and discussion of Scott Arboretum's tree peony collection. In addition to watching the collection progress through the flowering season, care and design with tree peonies will also be discussed. Jeff will also share the favorite peonies that Mid-Atlantic…

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