Adult Programs

Beautiful Ecological Landscaping

Tuesday, April 29, 2014 7:00 PM
Beautiful Ecological Landscaping presented by Jan Saltiel Rafel, Edgewater Design, LLC.
We will explore the design and practice of sustainable, environmentally responsible landscaping for residential properties, understanding the basics of site, design style function, plants and materials to create a beautiful balance relationship between nature and the manmade environment.

Sponsored by THE GREEN TEAM and Millburn Environmental Commission

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Creatures of the Night

Friday, May 9, 2014
6:00 - 8:00 p.m.

The last trail walk leaves at 7:30 PM
Fee: $10 per person. Maximum fee of $35 per family.
Children under 2 free.

Creatures of the Night will focus on nocturnal creatures that can be found in our woodlands! The Environmental Eagles will learn about the creatures prior to their presentation outside. We'll start in the "Stone House" with some information and then go out in groups led by our CHA staff. Please bring a flashlight..

Preregistration is requested.

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Spring Photo Session at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum

Saturday, May 10, 2014

On Saturday, May 10, 2014 Photographer, Erica Moffitt of Naki Studios, will be at the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum taking portraits. Moffitt, a Millburn resident and mother of two young children, is immersed in the local community as a member of both Newcomer’s and of the Cora Hartshorn Arboretum. She is a fine art portrait photographer who combines her understanding of children as a mother and her training as an artist. Her work is unscripted and timeless. She captures genuine images of children, recording moments that are fleeting, moments that parents wish to hold tight.

Where: Cora Hartshorn Arboretum 324 Forest Drive South Short Hills, NJ 07078
Contact: To schedule a photo session please call Erica Moffitt directly at (973) 671-1344

Mother’s Day Tea with Gluten Free and Vegan Baking

Saturday, May 10, 2014

3:30 to 5:00 PM
Saturday, May 10, 2014

3:30 to 5:00 PM
Mother's Day Tea
Enjoy some afternoon tea, along with fresh baked scones, cookies and muffins while learning about the exciting world of gluten free and vegan baking. This casual workshop will introduce ingredients and techniques that are classically delicious and yet mindful of those with food sensitivities. Learning how to bake without gluten, dairy or eggs can be a fun experience with minimal effort and maximum flavor!

Members: $5.00 Non Members $10.00

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Woodlands Volunteer Event May 17, 2014

Saturday, May 17, 2014
9:30 - 11:30 AM

Join the woodlands team for a morning of trail maintenance, trash clean up, plantings or invasive species removal. Bring your gardening gloves if you have them! Preregistration encouraged. Please call the Arboretum with questions 973-376-3587.

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Camp Out at the Arboretum

Saturday - Sunday, May 31- June 1, 2014 3:00 PM - 10:00 AM

Join us for this wonderful opportunity to camp out under the Arboretum stars. We will be having a camp fire with smores, a night hike and breakfast in the Stone House.

Fee: Members: Adults $45—Children $25 Includes dinner & breakfast.
Non Members: Adults $50 - Children $30 Includes dinner & breakfast

Participants supply their own tent, sleeping bags, flash lights and personal items.

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Melissa Almendinger, NJ Strike Team : Invasives

Monday, June 23, 2014 6:00 - 7:30 PM
The guest speaker will be Melissa Almendinger, from the NJ Strike Team, a statewide non-profit organization with a mission to prevent the spread of emerging invasive species across the State of New Jersey. Almendinger will discuss which plants the home gardener should avoid in favor of native species that are becoming increasingly available from local dedicated nurseries, plant sales and garden centers. The presentation will be of particular interest for home owners and people that live near open spaces and forested areas.
Fee: Members $ 10.00
Non Members: $ 25.00

Please register here!