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Cultivating Space Symposium: Women in Horticulture and Place-making

Friday, 21 February 2020 16:32

Cultivating Space Symposium: Women in Horticulture and Place-making
Saturday, March 7, 9:30-12:30pm - Arnold Arboretum's Hunnewell Building
Co-sponsored by Arnold Arboretum and The Wakefield Estate & Arboretum, Milton, MA


This “cultivating women” symposium highlights contemporary efforts by women to create, share, and preserve greenspaces for all. This year's event will showcase the importance of community spaces in this era of increasing urban and suburban density. Join us for presentations from four dynamic women, each a leader in greening communities.
This year's speakers are:
Jennifer Jewell, Creator/Host, Cultivating Place, NPR Radio Show and Podcast; Garden Writer
Kaki Martin, ASLA, PLA, Principal of Klopfer Martin Design Group
Kristin McCullin, Horticulturist, Allen C. Haskell Public Gardens
Patricia Spence, President and CEO, The Urban Farming Institute of Boston

Please note! This event takes place at Arnold Arboretum's Hunnewell Building.

Relax and Rejuvenate with Garden Yoga 8/30

Wednesday, 11 September 2019 11:24

Enjoy a relaxing and rejuvenating outdoor yoga session in the early light of the late summer landscape on Sunday, August 30 at 10:00 am. Certified instructor Samantha Wechsler will lead a class designed for all levels of practice. Bring your own mat and dress in comfortable clothing. The class will be limited to 10 participants, face masks and social distancing are required. This session is weather-dependent and will be postponed in the event of inclement weather. Cost $15. Pre-registration is required. Register here. For more information call 617-333-0924.



Celebrating Spring, Mothers, and Gardens Sat. May 11th with Garden Yoga at 1:00 pm

Monday, 29 April 2019 08:37

Celebrate your mother with us, as we celebrate our "mothers" - Mother Earth, mama llamas, and others at our annual celebration of spring and Mother's Day Tea, this year on Saturday, May 11th. Reservations are not needed if your family just wants to enjoy a stroll or visit with the animals during Open Hours which will be 1:00-4:00 but are requested if you plan to attend the tea starting at 3:00. $10 donation requested for adults attending tea and children are welcome for free. RSVP by calling 617-333-0924 x22.

Open hours for garden strolls & animal visits throughout
1:00 pm -  Garden Yoga Session -reservations required.
2:00 pm -  Llama visit and selfies
3:00 pm - Mother's Day Tea - reservations required.

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4/19: Join us for Earth Celebration Day!

Friday, 22 March 2019 11:49

Earth Celebration Day!
Join the Wakefield Estate and the Milton Shade Tree Advisory Committee for a celebration of the earth and nature at the 3rd Annual Earth Day Celebration on Friday, April 19th, 10:00am-1:00pm 
Enjoy outdoor activities for the whole family, including
Family Yoga in the sheep meadow (bring your yoga mat!)
ATTENTION! Garden Yoga is postponed until Celebrate Spring, Mothers, and Gardens event on May 11 at 11. Hope you'll join us.
Worm Composting
Recycling info & games
Tree phenology and citizen scientist activities
And more!          
Suggested donation of $10 per family. 

Learn how you can "soften your footprint on the earth” with easy and simple goal setting activities for the whole family.  To register, call 617-333-0924 x22. The Wakefield Estate is located at 1465 Brush Hill Road.
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