Apr
26
Thu
Gardener’s Journal
Apr 26 @ 2:30 pm

JOIN US on the fourth Thursday of every month (April-October) at 2:30pm for a lively discussion of plants, gardening and nature.

All welcome. No membership required. Come for ideas, information and inspiration.

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May
1
Tue
All Wayne String Orchestra Concert
May 1 @ 4:00 pm

Wayne string musicians from grades 3-12 will perform their spring concert under the direction of SHEILA MENDEL.

FREE ADMISSION ♦ PUBLIC WELCOME

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May
3
Thu
Veteran’s Benefits Discussion
May 3 @ 3:00 pm

Are you or your spouse a Veteran?

Find out if you are entitled to a tax-free benefit for the rest of your life (up to $1,800)

VETERANS’ BENEFITS EXPLAINED
by Veterans’ Benefits Specialist, Arthur Toole

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May
6
Sun
Wayne Schools Children’s Art Show
May 6 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Wayne Township Public School District

K-12 Student Art Show

Opening Reception

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May
12
Sat
Annual Plant Sale
May 12 @ 9:30 am – 2:00 pm

Colorful Mother’s Day Gifts

Quality selection of annuals, perennials, container gardens and hanging baskets.

Motorized cart tours of the arboretum.

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May
19
Sat
Walking Tour – Rhododendron Festival Weekend
May 19 @ 1:00 pm

RhododendronsRhododendrons are Laurelwood’s signature plant, and observing over 60 varieties of rhodies in bloom is one of the year’s most stunning sights. During our Rhododendron Festival, guests and their families will enjoy peaceful walks surrounded by majestic flowers. And they will learn more about Laurelwood’s legacy. Our rhododendron collection includes more than 400 named hybrids and species, many of which were raised and planted decades ago by John and Dorothy Knippenberg.

Guides will select the most spectacular spots for viewing our rhododendrons in bloom. Free. Motorized carts driven by our volunteers are available for those who are unable or do not wish to walk.

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Rhododendron Care Talk & Pruning Demonstration – Rhododendron Festival Weekend
May 19 @ 3:00 pm

By Elaine Fogerty, Executive Director, Laurelwood Arboretum

Learn how to maintain and care for your rhododendrons and selectively prune your plants to improve their growth and increase bloom density.

Free for members/$15 non-members.

RhododendronsRhododendrons are Laurelwood’s signature plant, and observing over 60 varieties of rhodies in bloom is one of the year’s most stunning sights. During our Rhododendron Festival, guests and their families will enjoy peaceful walks surrounded by majestic flowers. And they will learn more about Laurelwood’s legacy. Our rhododendron collection includes more than 400 named hybrids and species, many of which were raised and planted decades ago by John and Dorothy Knippenberg.

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May
20
Sun
Free Guided Tours
May 20 @ 12:30 pm

Tour GuidesThe 3rd Sunday of the month at 12:30 pm, May – October

Meet at the Knippenberg Center for Education, Laurelwood Arboretum

Walking Tour – Rhododendron Festival Weekend
May 20 @ 1:00 pm

RhododendronsRhododendrons are Laurelwood’s signature plant, and observing over 60 varieties of rhodies in bloom is one of the year’s most stunning sights. During our Rhododendron Festival, guests and their families will enjoy peaceful walks surrounded by majestic flowers. And they will learn more about Laurelwood’s legacy. Our rhododendron collection includes more than 400 named hybrids and species, many of which were raised and planted decades ago by John and Dorothy Knippenberg.

Guides will select the most spectacular spots for viewing our rhododendrons in bloom. Free. Motorized carts driven by our volunteers are available for those who are unable or do not wish to walk.

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Laurelwood’s Legacy: Hybrid Rhododendrons – Rhododendron Festival Weekend
May 20 @ 3:00 pm

By Joseph Di Giacomo, Master Gardener and Chairperson of Laurelwood’s Rhododendron Study Team.

Learn about the role Laurelwood’s founders, Dorothy and John Knipppenberg, played in hybridizing rhododendrons on the East Coast.

Free.

RhododendronsRhododendrons are Laurelwood’s signature plant, and observing over 60 varieties of rhodies in bloom is one of the year’s most stunning sights. During our Rhododendron Festival, guests and their families will enjoy peaceful walks surrounded by majestic flowers. And they will learn more about Laurelwood’s legacy. Our rhododendron collection includes more than 400 named hybrids and species, many of which were raised and planted decades ago by John and Dorothy Knippenberg.

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