RESTRICTED HOURS: Arboretum grounds will be open to the public from 1PM to 7PM; however all buildings are closed. Please click 'VISIT' in our menu to read more about RRA's response to COVID-19.

Programs for Adults

"I had a blast at the RRA outdoor yoga class. It's a whole other experience than sweating it out in the confines of a boring gym! The scenery alone was enough to inspire me."

Ever done a sun salutation under the fuschia blossoms of an Eastern Redbud? Attended a lecuture on sex and the garden? Learned how to compile your very own professionally designed spring bulb floral arrangement or holiday centerpiece? If you want to get creative, do something you've never done before, and meet others who are open-minded like you, sign up for one of our adult programs today!

Upcoming Adult Programs


Classes

Cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Take a well-deserved break from your work week with a relaxing walk in the woods under the moonlight. On our easy stroll through the woodland..

Tuesday, April 7 at 7:00 pm

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(for adults)Birds prefer habitats that provide their three basic needs: food, shelter, and water. The more we provide these needs, the wider variety and greater number of birds we can..

Thursday, April 16 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $5.00
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Finish up your week with a relaxing walk in the woods under the moonlight. On our easy stroll through the woodland trails, we will take in the beauty and peace..

Thursday, May 7 at 7:00 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $5.00
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Finish up your week with a relaxing walk in the woods under the moonlight. On our easy stroll through the woodland trails, we will take in the beauty and peace..

Friday, June 5 at 8:00 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $5.00
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(All ages. 15 & under must be accompanied by an adult, children ages 6-12 years must share a tandem kayak with an adult) Bordering the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge..

Sunday, June 7 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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Start your week off right with a relaxing walk in the woods under the moonlight. On our easy stroll through the woodland trails, we will take in the beauty and..

Sunday, July 5 at 8:00 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $5.00
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(for ages 16 and up) With the NYC skyline as a backdrop, you'll be pleasantly surprised to find great paddling in the Meadowlands. The many creeks, sweeping through grassy hills..

Thursday, July 16 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Start your week off right with a relaxing walk in the woods under the moonlight. On our easy stroll through the woodland trails, we will take in the beauty and..

Friday, August 3 at 8:00 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $5.00
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Lectures

(for adults) Cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Meet with Lead Horticulturist, Julieanne Frascinella, for seasonally informative 'talks and tours' in the garden. See what's new, what's in bloom and be..

Sunday, April 5 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

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(for adults) Cancelled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Meet with Lead Horticulturist, Julieanne Frascinella, for seasonally informative 'talks and tours' in the garden. See what's new, what's in bloom and be..

Thursday, April 9 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

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(for adults)May marks the return of many warblers, orioles and tanagers so grab your binoculars and join avid birder Carolyn Rubinfeld for a morning of bird watching! Carolyn will guide..

Saturday, May 2 from 7:00 am to 9:00 am

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $10.00
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(for adults) Meet with Lead Horticulturist, Julieanne Frascinella, for seasonally informative 'talks and tours' in the garden. See what's new, what's in bloom and be a part of the conversation...

Sunday, May 3 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $5.00
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The public is invited to a meet-the-artist reception at the Arboretum on Sunday, May 10 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm.  Please click here for more information on this exhibit...

Sunday, May 10 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm

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(for adults)Do you have a sunny dry garden? Shady and moist? Are deer and groundhogs a nuisance? Do you want to provide food for pollinators? Let Lead Horticulturist Julieanne Frascinella..

Wednesday, May 13 from 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $15.00
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(for adults)Do you have a sunny dry garden? Shady and moist? Are deer and groundhogs a nuisance? Do you want to provide food for pollinators? Let Lead Horticulturist Julieanne Frascinella..

Wednesday, May 13 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $15.00
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(for adults) Meet with Lead Horticulturist, Julieanne Frascinella, for seasonally informative 'talks and tours' in the garden. See what's new, what's in bloom and be a part of the conversation...

Sunday, May 14 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $5.00
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(for adults) Meet with Lead Horticulturist, Julieanne Frascinella, for seasonally informative 'talks and tours' in the garden. See what's new, what's in bloom and be a part of the conversation...

Sunday, June 7 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $5.00
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(for adults) Meet with Lead Horticulturist, Julieanne Frascinella, for seasonally informative 'talks and tours' in the garden. See what's new, what's in bloom and be a part of the conversation...

Thursday, June 18 from 1:30 pm to 3:00 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $5.00
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Trips

(All ages. 15 & under must be accompanied by an adult, children ages 6-12 years must share a tandem kayak with an adult) Bordering the Great Swamp National Wildlife Refuge..

Sunday, June 7 from 1:30 pm to 4:30 pm

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(for ages 16 and up) With the NYC skyline as a backdrop, you'll be pleasantly surprised to find great paddling in the Meadowlands. The many creeks, sweeping through grassy hills..

Thursday, July 16 from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm

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Workshops

The annual RRA plant sale will take place on May 15 and 16!  The sale takes place rain or shine, and features annuals, perennials, tropicals, natives, woody plants, and Freeman..

Friday, May 15 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, May 16 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

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The annual RRA plant sale will take place on May 15 and 16!  The sale takes place rain or shine, and features annuals, perennials, tropicals, natives, woody plants, and Freeman..

Friday, May 15 from 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Saturday, May 16 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm

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(for adults)Birds prefer habitats that provide their three basic needs: food, shelter, and water. The more we provide these needs, the wider variety and greater number of birds we can..

Thursday, April 16 from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm

Member Price: FREE
Non-Member Price: $5.00
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Celebrate spring with Daffodils harvested from the Arboretum's own cut flower garden! Join us for an afternoon creating fresh and fragrant arrangements while discovering the wonderful world of Narcissus. Participants..

Sunday, April 19, 1:30 pm—3:30 pm

Member Price: $45.00
Non-Member Price: $60.00
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Do you know that carrots love tomatoes and tomatoes love basil? Tomatoes become more flavorful when basil is near. It's a common practice among gardeners to place certain plants together..

Wednesday, May 27, 1:30 pm—3:00 pm

Member Price: $10.00
Non-Member Price: $25.00
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