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 22 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am Polly Hill Arboretum
We are offering small-group socially distant tours this spring! Tours are led by volunteer docents with advanced registration required to ensure small groups and the ability to socially distance.   SIGN UP HERE! SAFETY: In order[...]
Jun 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Polly Hill Arboretum
We are offering small-group socially distant tours this spring! Tours are led by volunteer docents with advanced registration required to ensure small groups and the ability to socially distance.   SIGN UP HERE! SAFETY: In order[...]
Jun 22 @ 2:00 pm – 3:00 pm
Join PHA Executive Director Tim Boland for a Looking Together tour highlighting the stunning blooms and striking bark of stewartia trees! On this tour, Tim will showcase our extensive stewartia collection, a Nationally Accredited Plant[...]
Jun 23 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Arboretum grounds will be closed Wednesdays from 8am-4pm for maintenance for the 2021 season. This is a temporary change to assist in keeping staff and visitors safe; thank you for your understanding.
Jun 24 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am Polly Hill Arboretum
We are offering small-group socially distant tours this spring! Thursday mornings we will offer tours led by volunteer docents with advanced registration required to ensure small groups and the ability to socially distance.   SIGN UP[...]
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 24 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Polly Hill Arboretum
We are offering small-group socially distant tours this spring! Thursday mornings we will offer tours led by volunteer docents with advanced registration required to ensure small groups and the ability to socially distance.   SIGN UP[...]
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.[...]
Jun 29 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am Polly Hill Arboretum
We are offering small-group socially distant tours this spring! Tours are led by volunteer docents with advanced registration required to ensure small groups and the ability to socially distance.   SIGN UP HERE! SAFETY: In order[...]
Jun 29 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am Polly Hill Arboretum
We are offering small-group socially distant tours this spring! Tours are led by volunteer docents with advanced registration required to ensure small groups and the ability to socially distance.   SIGN UP HERE! SAFETY: In order[...]
Jun 30 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Arboretum grounds will be closed Wednesdays from 8am-4pm for maintenance for the 2021 season. This is a temporary change to assist in keeping staff and visitors safe; thank you for your understanding.
Jul 1 @ 9:00 am – 12:00 pm
The first Thursday of each month, May through October, 9am-12pm Curious about becoming a PHA grounds volunteer? Come try it out! You’ll work with the Arboretum staff and other volunteers on activities like planting, pruning,[...]
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 7 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Arboretum grounds will be closed Wednesdays from 8am-4pm for maintenance for the 2021 season. This is a temporary change to assist in keeping staff and visitors safe; thank you for your understanding.
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 13 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 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 14 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Arboretum grounds will be closed Wednesdays from 8am-4pm for maintenance for the 2021 season. This is a temporary change to assist in keeping staff and visitors safe; thank you for your understanding.
Jul 14 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm The Polly Hill Arboretum Far Barn
Wednesday, July 14, 5:30-6:30pm, In-Person at the Polly Hill Arboretum Far Barn $10; $5 for PHA members. Proceeds benefit Polly Hill Arboretum and help make it possible for us to hold future affordable and free[...]
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 20 @ 10:30 am – 11:30 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 21 @ 8:00 am – 4:00 pm
The Arboretum grounds will be closed Wednesdays from 8am-4pm for maintenance for the 2021 season. This is a temporary change to assist in keeping staff and visitors safe; thank you for your understanding.
Jul 21 @ 5:30 pm – 6:30 pm
Wednesday, July 21, 5:30-6:30pm, This lecture will be held virtually via Zoom $10; FREE for PHA members. Proceeds benefit Polly Hill Arboretum and help make it possible for us to hold future affordable and free[...]