Holiday House Tour & Workshops

December 1 – December 8
10 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Greenwood will be bustling with holiday spirit all week long! Come see the Main House decorated with festive greenery and seasonal elements from the garden. Sip cider and enjoy cookies. Weather permitting, the gardens will be open to enjoy!

Click on descriptions below to register for daily programs with Stephanie Murphy, Manager, Programs and Public Engagement.
House Tour & programs: $10 per person.

December 1
Wreath Decorating Demonstration – 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Create a Hanukkah decoration – 1:00 – 1:30p.m.

December 2
Cookies and story time with Santa – 11:00 a.m.

Cookies and story time with Santa – 2:00 p.m.

December 3
Photos with the Grinch ($25 per family) – 11:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m.

December 4
How to “spruce” up your Christmas Tree – 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Create a Hanukkah decoration – Noon – 12:30 p.m.

December 5
All wrapped up: creative ways to wrap your presents – 1:00 – 1:30 p.m.

December 6
Holiday garland demonstration – 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

December 7
Cookie Swap: Bring a dozen cookies along with the recipe
Cookie Swap – 11:00 a.m.

Cookie Swap – 2:00 p.m.

December 8
Mantel piece swag demonstration – 11:00 – 11:30 a.m.

Holiday Floral Arrangements

Saturday, December 16
10:00 a.m. to Noon

Get in the spirit of the holidays with this creative workshop of holiday centerpieces. Carefully planned out, you can make this fresh arrangement last throughout the holiday. We use seasonal cuttings and elements. Feel free to bring your own embellishments to add to your piece.
$45members; $55 non-members. Registration required.

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Chair Yoga – January 8

Monday, January 8
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Additional sessions: January 15, 22, 29

Join Debby Kaminsky, founder of Newark Yoga Movement, to learn how simple stretching from your chair can benefit your overall health, flexibility and well-being. This class is for anyone interested in yoga and perfect for beginners, or anyone with limited mobility. Classes will be held in the comfort of the Main House. Register for all 4 sessions and save!
Single session: $10 members; $15 non-members
4 sessions: $35 members; $55 non-members
Registration required.
Minimum of 10 participants required.

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Register for 4 Sessions

Nature Writing with founder, Peter P. Blanchard III

Wednesday, January 10
10:00 a.m. to Noon

Peter P. Blanchard III, naturalist, writer and painter, has explored Greenwood since his childhood here. Join him as he shares his passion for nature through the craft of nature writing. Peter will guide you through exercises in written observation and expression and through readings from the work of established authors. Writing pads, pencils and pens will be supplied. Bring passages to share from your favorite author(s). $10 members; $15 non-members Registration required.

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Chair Yoga – January 15

Monday, January 15
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Additional sessions: January 22, 29

Join Debby Kaminsky, founder of Newark Yoga Movement, to learn how simple stretching from your chair can benefit your overall health, flexibility and well-being. This class is for anyone interested in yoga and perfect for beginners, or anyone with limited mobility. Classes will be held in the comfort of the Main House.
Single session: $10 members; $15 non-members
Registration required.
Minimum of 10 participants required.

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Get Your Greenwood “Fix” 

Wednesday, January 17
10:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m.

Come see the Garden in winter. $5 members; $10 non-members.
Weather permitting; please check our website and Facebook page for notice of possible cancellation or phone before coming.
Registration required.

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Chair Yoga – January 22

Monday, January 8
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.
Additional session: January 29

Join Debby Kaminsky, founder of Newark Yoga Movement, to learn how simple stretching from your chair can benefit your overall health, flexibility and well-being. This class is for anyone interested in yoga and perfect for beginners, or anyone with limited mobility. Classes will be held in the comfort of the Main House.
Single session: $10 members; $15 non-members
Registration required.
Minimum of 10 participants required.

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NEW! Adult Coloring Club

Wednesday, January 24
6:30pm – 7:30pm
Escape the winter doldrums. Relax and unleash your inner artist while enjoying a glass of wine and conversation. All supplies will be provided. Feel free to bring your own. Registration required. Free to members; $5 non-members.

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Chair Yoga – January 29

Monday, January 29
9:30 a.m. – 10:30 a.m.

Join Debby Kaminsky, founder of Newark Yoga Movement, to learn how simple stretching from your chair can benefit your overall health, flexibility and well-being. This class is for anyone interested in yoga and perfect for beginners, or anyone with limited mobility. Classes will be held in the comfort of the Main House.
Single session: $10 members; $15 non-members
Registration required.
Minimum of 10 participants required.

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New! Moonlight Walk

Tuesday, January 30
7:00 p.m. – 8:30 p.m.

Experience Greenwood Gardens by the light of the moon! Bring your flashlights and listen for owls as you tour the Garden in the stillness of a winter evening. Registration required. $10 members; $15 non-members.

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