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.

 

Jun 18 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum
6 Classes on Fridays: Sign up for one or all! Join local artist Lizzy Schule for a series of nature drawing classes. Each class will cover a different topic in landscape drawing, accessible to all[...]
Jun 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am, June 8 through August 31. There will not be a class on June 29. Sign up for one or all! Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour[...]
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum
Join Martha’s Vineyard Land Bank ecologist Julie Russell in a one-day class that will help you learn easy ways to identify plant families. We will take you through diverse plant families at the Arboretum and[...]
Jun 25 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum
6 Classes on Fridays: Sign up for one or all! Join local artist Lizzy Schule for a series of nature drawing classes. Each class will cover a different topic in landscape drawing, accessible to all[...]
Jun 26 @ 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 29 @ 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 1 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
6 Sessions on Thursdays: Sign up for one or all! After the final workshop on August 5, we will hold a special kids’ photography exhibit in the Arboretum’s Far Barn. This fun summer program will[...]
Jul 6 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am, June 8 through August 31. There will not be a class on June 29. Sign up for one or all! Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour[...]
Jul 8 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
6 Sessions on Thursdays: Sign up for one or all! After the final workshop on August 5, we will hold a special kids’ photography exhibit in the Arboretum’s Far Barn. This fun summer program will[...]
Jul 13 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am, June 8 through August 31. There will not be a class on June 29. Sign up for one or all! Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour[...]
Jul 15 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
6 Sessions on Thursdays: Sign up for one or all! After the final workshop on August 5, we will hold a special kids’ photography exhibit in the Arboretum’s Far Barn. This fun summer program will[...]
Jul 16 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum
6 Classes on Fridays: Sign up for one or all! Join local artist Lizzy Schule for a series of nature drawing classes. Each class will cover a different topic in landscape drawing, accessible to all[...]
Jul 20 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am, June 8 through August 31. There will not be a class on June 29. Sign up for one or all! Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour[...]
Jul 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
6 Sessions on Thursdays: Sign up for one or all! After the final workshop on August 5, we will hold a special kids’ photography exhibit in the Arboretum’s Far Barn. This fun summer program will[...]
Jul 23 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum
6 Classes on Fridays: Sign up for one or all! Join local artist Lizzy Schule for a series of nature drawing classes. Each class will cover a different topic in landscape drawing, accessible to all[...]
Jul 27 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am, June 8 through August 31. There will not be a class on June 29. Sign up for one or all! Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour[...]
Jul 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
6 Sessions on Thursdays: Sign up for one or all! After the final workshop on August 5, we will hold a special kids’ photography exhibit in the Arboretum’s Far Barn. This fun summer program will[...]
Jul 30 @ 9:30 am – 12:30 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum
6 Classes on Fridays: Sign up for one or all! Join local artist Lizzy Schule for a series of nature drawing classes. Each class will cover a different topic in landscape drawing, accessible to all[...]
Aug 3 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am, June 8 through August 31. There will not be a class on June 29. Sign up for one or all! Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour[...]
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
3 Classes on Thursdays in August: Sign up for one or all! Join artist Lynn Hoeft for a series of watercolor classes focusing on the sights and scenes of Polly Hill Arboretum. Take just one[...]
Aug 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
6 Sessions on Thursdays: Sign up for one or all! After the final workshop on August 5, we will hold a special kids’ photography exhibit in the Arboretum’s Far Barn. This fun summer program will[...]
Aug 10 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am, June 8 through August 31. There will not be a class on June 29. Sign up for one or all! Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour[...]
Aug 12 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
3 Classes on Thursdays in August: Sign up for one or all! Join artist Lynn Hoeft for a series of watercolor classes focusing on the sights and scenes of Polly Hill Arboretum. Take just one[...]
Aug 14 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
Join PHA Grounds Manager/Arborist Ian Jochems to learn how you can have a less frustrating gardening experience by managing deer in your garden. We will discuss methods for preparing your garden in the fall to[...]
Aug 17 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am, June 8 through August 31. There will not be a class on June 29. Sign up for one or all! Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour[...]
Aug 18 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm Virtual Class
Many people are aware of the dye potential of oak acorns and black walnut fruits, but there is an abundance of other common local plants which yield great dyes for projects. With PHA Plant Recorder[...]
Aug 19 @ 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
3 Classes on Thursdays in August: Sign up for one or all! Join artist Lynn Hoeft for a series of watercolor classes focusing on the sights and scenes of Polly Hill Arboretum. Take just one[...]
Aug 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am
Tuesday mornings at 9am, June 8 through August 31. There will not be a class on June 29. Sign up for one or all! Deepen your appreciation of nature by joining in a mindful hour[...]
Aug 28 @ 8:30 am – 11:30 am The Polly Hill Arboretum
3 Classes in August: The Saturday morning & Monday evening class will be a repeat of the same class. Garden Photography for Smartphone Users will be held on Tuesday evening. These days cameras can do[...]
Aug 30 @ 4:00 pm – 7:00 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum
3 Classes in August: The Saturday morning & Monday evening class will be a repeat of the same class. Garden Photography for Smartphone Users will be held on Tuesday evening. These days cameras can do[...]