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'Tis the Season to Thank You!

Months of hard work came full circle in December with our annual Holiday House Tour - a fundraising event that would not be possible without an army of amazing volunteers. This annual Arboretum tradition is one of the most eagerly anticipated holiday events in Summit, New Jersey and you may not realize it, but it utilizes the time, talents, and hard work of over one hundred volunteers!

Local businesses, vendors, garden clubs, donors, photographers, interns, neighbors, friends, and of c...

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Members Only Great American Backyard Campout

This past Friday night marked the 6th annual Members Only Great American Backyard Campout. The sun was shining, the temperature was unseasonably warm and there was an air of excitement as families began unloading their gear and scouted out the best place to pitch their tent. Who would have thought that in just a few hours, the clear blue sky would be replaced with moisture laden clouds just waiting to unload on the unsuspecting campers sleeping below? Many campers woke to wet sleeping bags an...

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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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