I went to the May plant sale at Laurelwood Arboretum. There were so many beautiful plants! I had a chance to walk around and decided to join Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum. What are some of the opportunities and benefits of being a member, besides the 10 percent plant sale discount (much appreciated)?
Month: May 2019
Artist and graphic designer Merrill Crowell will teach a 3-session series of watercolor classes on June 10, 17 and 24. Participants will learn time-tested techniques for using this fluid, transparent medium effectively. The series will cover material selection, preparation, color choice and mixing, and composition, plus how to create the illusion of distance in a painting.
Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum will host an exhibit of artwork from all 14 Wayne Township public school students in kindergarten through 12th grade from June 9 through June 19. The Opening Reception for the exhibit is scheduled for Sunday, June 9. The exhibit showcases student achievement at the elementary, middle school, and high school levels.
Free hots dogs, ice cream, face painting, seed planting, tours, raffles and much more will welcome families on Sunday, June 2. “We hope to welcome people who love nature to this unique oasis right in the heart of Wayne. Families can explore the arboretum’s beautiful 30 acres of winding pathways lined with colorful gardens and handsome trees.”
Environmental Photographs taken by Wayne Hills and Wayne Valley High School students will be exhibited from Sunday, May 19th, through Sunday, June 2nd. Many images are photographed on site, highlighting the beauty and diversity of the grounds. The Opening Reception for the exhibit is Sunday, May 19th.
Friends of Laurelwood Arboretum will host a Rhododendron Festival the weekend of May 18 and 19. During the two-day festival, visitors and their families can enjoy peaceful walks surrounded by majestic flowers, guided tours to learn more about the rhododendron collection, and opportunities to learn about the Knippenberg legacy of rhododendrons.