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Wet & Wild

Orchids, birds of paradise, a huge (3 feet in diameter!) water lily and a modernistic multi-level 25 foot bamboo waterfall amid a lush rain forest, await at this year’s annual Philadelphia Flower Show.  Celebrating its 189th year as the country’s longest-running horticultural event, this year’s show is sure to impress with its celebration of water, entitled, “Wonders of Water.” Tropical jungles, temperate forests, native woodlands and arid landscapes will abound.

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Sounds of a Summer Night

Wednesday evening, July 27, at Reeves-Reed Arboretum 

For a week straight we all suffered from high heat and humidity.  Staff, visitors and even the flowers in the gardens seem to move and sway in a slow motion stupor.  Yet, at 7 pm Wednesday evening, July 27, with 250 people gathered at the Arboretum, as the chords of Val Vigoda’s electric violin sounded, the grounds of the Arboretum suddenly awakened.  Dancers elegantly moved from the uppe...

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BOLD Arts camp at RRA

This past week we had the pleasure of partnering with BOLD Arts to offer a new performing arts camp titled: Fields of Wonder: A Celebration of Nature and the Arts. It was so rewarding to see the girls arrive daily with big smiles on their faces looking forward to another day filled with dance and music. And it wasn't just the campers that arrived joyful each day – the BOLD Arts team made up of Jenn Eisenberg, Valerie Norman Ornstein and Aidan Wynn Davis were filled with such enthus...

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