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Movie Night at the Arboretum – August 20, 2014

Movie night with wagner farm snipJoin us at the Arboretum on August 20 to watch the movie “Turbo the Garden Snail”, at 8 pm in the Arboretum’s Children’s Garden, located at 197 Mountain Ave. Bring your lawn chairs and enjoy the night outdoors watching a family-fun movie. Movie Night program is co-sponsored by Warren Recreation Department. Questions? Please call Warren Rec department (908) 753-8000 Ext:270 or email [email protected] Rain date is Aug 21 at the Arboretum.

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WFA2 5K Run – September 21st 2014 at 3pm

runningOn September 21st 2014, Wagner Farm Arboretum and Wells Fargo Advisors will team up for the first annual WFA2 5K run. The event will take a circular route starting and finishing at the Arboretum, which is located on Mountain Avenue in Warren. Timing and registration for the event will be carried out by www.bestrace.com. The cost to participate is $25 in advance and $30 on the day. The event is being fully sponsored by Wells Fargo Advisors and all proceeds will being donated to Wagner Farm Arboretum.

To register for the race please use the following link:

https://register.bestrace.com/Register/?event=28787

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Congratulations Bill Apgar!

Bill Apgar WHRHS HoF 14WFA Trustee Bill Apgar has been inducted in the Watchung Hills Regional High School 2014 Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame celebrates those who have served or brought honor to the school through their efforts and achievements. Bill was instrumental in establishing a Wall Plaque at WRHS that recognizes graduates who served in the U.S. military. Bill himself attended WHRHS (Class of ’62) and served as a Colonel in the Army. Did you know Bill also served as Warren Mayor? He has been very involved in the township and in Wagner Farm Arboretum. Along with Suzanne Smith (WFA President)  Bill and many of the current Trustees laid the foundation for the vision of the Arboretum. Bill says you go through many stages in life and each stage is exciting, so embrace it. Congrats Bill!

Farmers’ Market is open for the season !

Thursdays from 3 PM to 7 PM, June 5 thru October 9, 2014

Farmers’ Market at Wagner Farm Arboretum, located at 197 Mountain Ave. in Warren, Stop in on Thursdays for a variety of locally grown fruits and vegetables, all natural meats, artisan breads, pasta and sauces, Italian specialties including gluten free, award winning local wines, baked goods, nuts, pickles, salsas, local honey, natural skin care products and much more!

For information about the Farmers’ Market, please call 908-350-7383. Click here to sign up for volunteering to staff the Arboretum Table at the Farmers’ Market.

Gardening at Wagner Farm? Looking for a service project?

Giving Garden Project:

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The Giving Gardener’s Project extends the gift of food to area Food Banks and Soup Kitchens by growing produce at the Wagner Farm Arboretum Garden.

The project is seeking volunteers for the 2014 season. Veggies are being harvested each day to keep the produce fresh. Please come help fill the boxes or deliver our produce to nearby food banks! Email [email protected] for more information.

Or, come do light weeding or take care of some plants at your schedule. This is a great way to earn service hours! Read the Giving Gardeners Project webpage. Contact [email protected] or 908-350-7383.

Children’s Garden

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Roll up your sleeves in the Children’s Garden to garden and enjoy a Tea Social every other Friday morning (9 am to 11 am) now until September. The Children’s Garden is a wonderful place for families to come and experience nature together and learn a little about gardening as well.

We’re looking for volunteers to spend 2 hours to help beautify the garden (click here for ivolunteer).

Read more about the Children’s Garden and the Tea Social.

Members!

Your Membership to the Arboretum can be renewed on-line! Click here for the on-line form or go to the Membership page.

 Wagner Farm Arboretum is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization
supporting a natural suburban learning center