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April 2020

Membership Meeting – Entertaining in the 1920’s – CANCELLED

April 13 @ 7:00 pm
Eolia Mansion, 275 Great Neck Road
Waterford, CT 06385 United States
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We will try to reschedule the program at a later date.  ENTERTAINING IN THE ERA featuring Ivy Mellow of Ivy's Catering. Ivy will serve samples of the foods that were popular in the Harkness era. Highlights of Edward and Mary's entertainment style will be presented.

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May 2020

Annual Plant Sale

May 9 @ 8:00 am - 4:00 pm
CT United States

The 26th Annual Plant Sale will be held on Saturday May 9, 2020 from 8am to 4pm at Harkness Memorial State Park in the Carriage House Courtyard. Heirloom heliotrope, propagated by FOH volunteers this winter, will be available for sale. Annuals grown by our horticulture volunteer partners at the Camp Harkness greenhouse will also be ready for purchase. Plant divisions from the Harkness gardens, award winning daylilies from the Harkness beds and divisions from FOH members’ gardens will also be…

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Membership Meeting – Bee’s Needs

May 11 @ 7:00 pm
Eolia Mansion, 275 Great Neck Road
Waterford, CT 06385 United States
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June 2020

Membership Meeting – Ellen Biddle Shipman & the American Garden

June 8 @ 7:00 pm
Eolia Mansion, 275 Great Neck Road
Waterford, CT 06385 United States
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CT Historic Garden Day

June 28 @ 11:00 am - 3:00 pm
Eolia Mansion, 275 Great Neck Road
Waterford, CT 06385 United States

Come and enjoy tours of the Gardens designed by America’s first female landscape architect, Beatrix Farrand and the History of the Harkness estate, EOLIA, presented free of charge from 11am to 3pm by Park staff and Friends of Harkness volunteers at Harkness Memorial State Park on Great Neck Road in Waterford, CT. Tours of the Harkness Mansion will be available from 10am to 2pm for a suggested donation. After your garden and mansion tours, please visit our Gift Shop, also…

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July 2020

Membership Picnic

July 13 @ 5:30 pm
Eolia Mansion, 275 Great Neck Road
Waterford, CT 06385 United States
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September 2020

Monarch Migration – TBD

September 12
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Membership Meeting – TBD

September 14 @ 7:00 pm
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October 2020

Membership Meeting – TBD

October 12 @ 7:00 pm
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November 2020

Annual Meeting at the Mansion

November 2 @ 7:00 pm
Eolia Mansion, 275 Great Neck Road
Waterford, CT 06385 United States
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Annual review of accomplishments, election of officers and at- large members to the Board of Directors , vote on by-laws changes - refreshments will be served.

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