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Wagner Farm Arboretum Announces Greenhouse Fundraising Kick-Off with Summer Arts & Craft Fayre

Contact Info

Name: Suzi Schatz
Phone: 908 350-7383
197 Mountain Ave


Wagner Farm Arboretum announces a fundraising campaign to raise $125,000 to build three greenhouses. The greenhouses will allow the Arboretum to build a butterfly conservatory, and further its mission of planting, growing, and offering environmentally-focused educational activities year round.

To kick-off its fundraising campaign, the community is invited to the Arboretum for a fun day of two butterfly releases, entertainment, arts, and crafts on Saturday, JUNE 2, 2012 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain date: Sunday, June 3, 2012.

Sponsors of live native butterflies will release them at two separate times during the event. The first butterfly release is at 11 a.m. and the second release is at 3 p.m.

• Saturday, June 2, 2012, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Rain date: Sunday, June 3, 2012.

• Wagner Farm Arboretum, 197 Mountain Avenue, Warren, New Jersey

• Entertainment:
o Butterfly release – 11 a.m. and 3 p.m.
o Art Exhibit
o Craft Fayre
o Carnival style games in the Children’s Garden
o Butterfly Rick and his Butterfly Exhibit
o Beekeeper Rich and his Beekeeping Demonstration
o Face Painting
o DJ
o The Game Truck featuring Xbox, Wii and Play station Games
o Vintage Ice Cream Truck
o Mt. Horeb Fire truck
o Food Vendor selling: Hotdogs, Burgers, Pizza, Funnel Cake and more
o Bake Sale
o Popcorn

About Wagner Farm Arboretum:
Established in 2004, the Arboretum is a non-profit organization that provides environmental and horticultural education of children and adults through the development of plant life in a natural suburban learning setting. The Arboretum offers on-going events and programs for children and adults. For more information, visit www.wfafnj.org or contact Suzanne Smith, the Wagner Farm Arboretum President at 908-350-7383.

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