CALENDAR OF EVENTS 


Our Visitor Center is open daily Memorial Day
to Columbus Day from 9:30am to 4:00pm. 

 

Jun 25 – Oct 14 all-day Visit anytime the PHA grounds are open: daily, sunrise to sunset
Visit anytime the PHA grounds are open: daily, sunrise to sunset EXHIBIT: Art in the Arboretum Opens June 25. Opening reception & tour: Tuesday, June 25, 5:30pm This summer, in celebration of PHA’s 20th anniversary,[...]
Jul 23 @ 10:30 am
This week’s storytime is canceled due to predicted rain and thunderstorms. Relax under the shade of a tree and enjoy summer with your family while listening to a nature-based children’s book read by one of[...]
Jul 23 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
This week’s tour may be canceled due to inclement weather. Check back after 11am on 7/23. Tours run the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, May through September, 2-3pm Learn more about the Arboretum[...]
Jul 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Jul 24 @ 5:30 pm
Join horticulturist Harnek Singh for a photographic tour of the Flower Garden at Wave Hill, a private estate turned public garden located along the Hudson River in the Bronx. Harnek will speak about how he[...]
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Jul 26 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
8 Fridays, 9:30am-12:30pm: June 14, 21, July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16 Join artist and tree lover Lizzy Schule on PHA’s campus for a series of nature drawing classes. Each class will cover[...]
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Jul 27 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Jul 30 @ 10:30 am
Relax under the shade of a tree and enjoy summer with your family while listening to a nature-based children’s book read by one of our volunteers. A simple walk or activity related to the book[...]
Jul 31 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Jul 31 @ 7:30 pm
Sponsored by the Dukes Soil Conservation District   Join us for a lecture by Paul Goldstein, research entomologist with the USDA Systematic Entomology Laboratory in Washington, DC, where he is curator in the Lepidoptera (moth)[...]
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Aug 1 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Join artist Lynn Hoeft for a series of watercolor classes focusing on the sights and scenes of Polly Hill Arboretum. 6 Thursdays, 10am-12:30pm (June 6, June 13, June 20, August 1, August 8, August 15)[...]
Aug 2 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
8 Fridays, 9:30am-12:30pm: June 14, 21, July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16 Join artist and tree lover Lizzy Schule on PHA’s campus for a series of nature drawing classes. Each class will cover[...]
Aug 2 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Aug 3 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Aug 6 @ 10:30 am
Relax under the shade of a tree and enjoy summer with your family while listening to a nature-based children’s book read by one of our volunteers. A simple walk or activity related to the book[...]
Aug 7 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Aug 7 @ 5:30 pm
Richard Johnson, Director of the Martha’s Vineyard Tick Program will present the latest data on deer and ticks on the Vineyard. The presentation will start with a review of the three common ticks on the[...]
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Aug 8 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Join artist Lynn Hoeft for a series of watercolor classes focusing on the sights and scenes of Polly Hill Arboretum. 6 Thursdays, 10am-12:30pm (June 6, June 13, June 20, August 1, August 8, August 15)[...]
Aug 9 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
8 Fridays, 9:30am-12:30pm: June 14, 21, July 12, 19, 26, August 2, 9, 16 Join artist and tree lover Lizzy Schule on PHA’s campus for a series of nature drawing classes. Each class will cover[...]
Aug 9 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Aug 10 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Aug 13 @ 10:30 am
Relax under the shade of a tree and enjoy summer with your family while listening to a nature-based children’s book read by one of our volunteers. A simple walk or activity related to the book[...]
Aug 13 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Tours run the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, May through September, 2-3pm Learn more about the Arboretum and its plant collections on guided walks led by knowledgeable staff and docents. These specialized tours[...]
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.
Aug 14 @ 5:30 pm
ANNUAL DAVID H. SMITH MEMORIAL LECTURE Funded by a grant from The Nature Conservancy and sponsored by the Dukes Soil Conservation District. Jennifer Ceska, Conservation Coordinator at the State Botanical Garden of Georgia, will share[...]
Aug 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am
Learn about the history, people, and plants that make Polly Hill Arboretum a special place on one of our walking tours from a knowledgeable volunteer guide. Meet at the Visitor Center.