CALENDAR OF EVENTS 


Registration links will be added throughout the season, at least three weeks prior to each lecture or tour.

 

Members receive free or discounted registration fees. If you are unsure of your membership status,

please email [email protected] before signing up.

 

May 31 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am. Registration is currently posted through May. Sign up for one or all! Stay tuned for summer registration. Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements[...]
Jun 6 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Little Sprouts Caregiver & Me classes are narrative storytelling yoga classes with an incorporation of free flowing creative movement, music and art. Each class is themed and includes an introduction to yoga poses, a[...]
Jun 7 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am. Registration is currently posted through May. Sign up for one or all! Stay tuned for summer registration. Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements[...]
Jun 9 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Listening and observing the nature of plants can help reconnect us to the earth and the rhythms in our bodies. Heidi Schmidt, owner of Vineyard Sound Herbs, will offer guidance to your personal well-being, teaching[...]
Jun 11 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
Forest Bathing, or Shinrin-Yoku, a Japanese practice of relaxation in nature, has been shown to improve immune response, mental performance, and creativity. Enjoy an easy, mindful walk through beautiful Arboretum trees in a special environment.[...]
Jun 12 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
7 Sunday mornings, 8:30-10am. FREE. Sign up for one or all! Learn the basics of nature journaling with local artist Elizabeth Whelan and enjoy the fun and challenges of sketching in nature on the grounds[...]
Jun 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Little Sprouts Caregiver & Me classes are narrative storytelling yoga classes with an incorporation of free flowing creative movement, music and art. Each class is themed and includes an introduction to yoga poses, a[...]
Jun 14 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am. Registration is currently posted through May. Sign up for one or all! Stay tuned for summer registration. Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements[...]
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join PHA Curator-Assistant Director Emily Ellingson for a Botanical Spotlight Tour with a focus on our new Native Tree Trail! On this tour, Emily will take you on a stroll through our new woodland tree[...]
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Taking cuttings from plants you already have or from friends willing to share is a fun and easy way to get free plants. Learn from our resident expert, PHA Greenhouse Assistant Nancy Rogers. We will[...]
Jun 19 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
7 Sunday mornings, 8:30-10am. FREE. Sign up for one or all! Learn the basics of nature journaling with local artist Elizabeth Whelan and enjoy the fun and challenges of sketching in nature on the grounds[...]
Jun 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 am
The Little Sprouts Caregiver & Me classes are narrative storytelling yoga classes with an incorporation of free flowing creative movement, music and art. Each class is themed and includes an introduction to yoga poses, a[...]
Jun 21 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am. Registration is currently posted through May. Sign up for one or all! Stay tuned for summer registration. Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements[...]
Jun 22 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Sponsored by the Dukes Soil Conservation District & The Nature Conservancy Brooklyn Bridge Park, an 85-acre, organic park in the middle of New York City, was created with ecology in mind. The Park’s award-winning piers[...]
Jun 23 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Sponsored by Bartlett Tree Experts Join Brooklyn Botanic Garden Arborist Chris Roddick on a walk and talk to discover how trees grow, adapt, communicate, and support other organisms from birds to fungi. We’ll look at[...]
Jun 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
The Natural Neighbors program—developed in partnership with BiodiversityWorks, the Village and Wilderness Project, and the Martha’s Vineyard Vision Fellowship—promotes conservation of Martha’s Vineyard’s flora and fauna through environmental education and customized management recommendations, reshaping perceptions[...]
Jun 26 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
7 Sunday mornings, 8:30-10am. FREE. Sign up for one or all! Learn the basics of nature journaling with local artist Elizabeth Whelan and enjoy the fun and challenges of sketching in nature on the grounds[...]
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am. Registration is currently posted through May. Sign up for one or all! Stay tuned for summer registration. Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour of gentle movements[...]
Jun 28 @ 9:00 am – 11:00 am
Sponsored by The Nature Conservancy Come join PHA Grounds Manager Ian Jochems and former PHA Plant Recorder Liz Thomas to learn how to create and maintain a meadow of native plants on your own property.[...]
Jun 28 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join PHA Grounds Manager/Arborist for a Botanical Spotlight Tour with a focus on hydrangeas. On this tour, Ian will highlight special hydrangeas in bloom around the Arboretum, share his favorites, and provide tips for growing[...]
Jun 29 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Auburn University’s Davis Arboretum has a mission to collect and display the plants of Alabama. In the years that Curator Patrick Thompson has been the primary plant collector working to accomplish this mission, it has[...]
Jul 3 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
7 Sunday mornings, 8:30-10am. FREE. Sign up for one or all! Learn the basics of nature journaling with local artist Elizabeth Whelan and enjoy the fun and challenges of sketching in nature on the grounds[...]
Jul 10 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
7 Sunday mornings, 8:30-10am. FREE. Sign up for one or all! Learn the basics of nature journaling with local artist Elizabeth Whelan and enjoy the fun and challenges of sketching in nature on the grounds[...]
Jul 17 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
7 Sunday mornings, 8:30-10am. FREE. Sign up for one or all! Learn the basics of nature journaling with local artist Elizabeth Whelan and enjoy the fun and challenges of sketching in nature on the grounds[...]
Jul 23 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
Forest Bathing, or Shinrin-Yoku, a Japanese practice of relaxation in nature, has been shown to improve immune response, mental performance, and creativity. Enjoy an easy, mindful walk through beautiful Arboretum trees in a special environment.[...]
Jul 24 @ 8:30 am – 9:30 am
7 Sunday mornings, 8:30-10am. FREE. Sign up for one or all! Learn the basics of nature journaling with local artist Elizabeth Whelan and enjoy the fun and challenges of sketching in nature on the grounds[...]
Aug 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
Forest Bathing, or Shinrin-Yoku, a Japanese practice of relaxation in nature, has been shown to improve immune response, mental performance, and creativity. Enjoy an easy, mindful walk through beautiful Arboretum trees in a special environment.[...]
Sep 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
Forest Bathing, or Shinrin-Yoku, a Japanese practice of relaxation in nature, has been shown to improve immune response, mental performance, and creativity. Enjoy an easy, mindful walk through beautiful Arboretum trees in a special environment.[...]