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Scott Arboretum

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500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
610-328-8025 https://www.scottarboretum.org/

October 2020

Miss Mandie’s Nature Nook

Wednesday, October 7, 2020, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Nature Nook

In celebration of Delco Arts week, we are excited to premiere the first class of Miss Mandie’s Nature Nook. Calling all little nature explorers! Join Education Programs and Events Assistant Mandie Curtis Banks and, Mari, her special caterpillar friend, for mornings full of stories, singing, dancing, and creating as we…

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Virtual Art in the Garden Tour

Friday, October 9, 2020, 12:00 pm - 12:30 pm
Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Art in the Garden

In celebration of Delco Arts Week, take your lunch break exploring the sculpture nestled among the Scott Arboretum gardens. Premiering Friday October 9 at noon: Art in the Garden On Facebook and YouTube. Also, Join Scott Arboretum on this virtual Fall Blooms tour or view the entire playlist of virtual…

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December 2020

Gardens and Tonic: Wreath Making Q&A

Thursday, December 3, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Join Jeff Jabco and Julie Jenney for an informal question and answer zoom meeting where participants can get live feedback on making their wreaths at home. This is not a how-to session, but rather a way for those making their wreaths at home to have some guidance and feedback. This…

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Gardens and Tonic: Spirit of Place

Thursday, December 17, 2020, 4:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Spirit of Place cover

How does an individual garden relate to the larger landscape? How does it connect to the natural and cultural environment? Does it evoke a sense of place? In addressing these topics in a slide presentation based on his new book, Spirit of Place, Bill Noble—a lifelong gardener, the former director…

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January 2021

A Guide to Restoring the Little Things that Run the World

Sunday, January 10, 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Doug Tallamy

This is the Joanne Walkovic Memorial Lecture, Co-sponsored with the Hardy Plant Society/Mid-Atlantic Chapter A recent UN report predicts that as many as 1 million species will soon disappear because of human activities. Many of these are insects and nearly all species at risk, including humans, rely on insects. So…

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April 2021

Virtual Garden Grooving Class

Friday, April 9, 11:00 am - 11:30 am
Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Virtual Garden Grooving

Attention all little yogis! 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 yogis to reap the numerous benefits of a yoga practice all while learning to…

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Mandie’s Nature Nook

Wednesday, April 14, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Mandie's Nature Nook

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 years old and their caregivers.…

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September 2021

Mandie’s Nature Nook

Thursday, September 9, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 18, 2021

Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Free
Mandy's Nature Nook

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 playing as we dig into nature. This in-person series is a free program for babies – PreK aged children and their…

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Mandie’s Nature Nook

Thursday, September 16, 10:00 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 am on Thursday, repeating until Thursday, November 18, 2021

Scott Arboretum, 500 College Avenue
Swarthmore, PA 19081 United States
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Free
Mandy's Nature Nook

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 playing as we dig into nature. This in-person series is a free program for babies – PreK aged children and their…

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