April 2011 Events

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Apr 9 to May 1

RISD CE Art Exhibit: Inspired by Gardens
8:00AM to 5:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Apr 9 to May 1

Daffodil Days
10:00AM to 5:00PM at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens & Arboretum

Apr 10

RISD Art Exhibit: Opening Reception
2:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum

Apr 13

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m. Wed., April 13
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 13

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Wed., April 13
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 14

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Thurs., April 14
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 14

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Thurs., April 14
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 15

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Fri., April 15
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 15

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Fri., April 15
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 16

Camp Sequoia OPEN HOUSE
10:00AM to 1:00PM at Carriage House

Apr 17

Guided Arboretum Tours: A Walk in the Woods with Dan Christina
2:00PM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum

Apr 20

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Wed., April 20
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 20

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Wed., April 20
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 21

FULL - Family Workshop: A Fairy House in a Basket
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum

Apr 21

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Thurs., April 21
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 21

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Thurs., April 21
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 22

Earth Day Family Fun Friday
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Manison, Gardens and Arboretum

Apr 22

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Fri., April 22
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 22

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Fri., April 22
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 24

Open Easter Sunday
10:00AM to 5:00PM at

Apr 27

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Wed., April 27
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 27

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Wed., April 27
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 28

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Thurs., April 28
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 28

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Thurs., April 28
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 29

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 1:30 p.m., Fri., April 29
1:30PM to 2:30PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 29

Afternoon Tea in the Mansion - 3 p.m., Fri., April 29
3:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold's Dining Room

Apr 30

Ocean State Orchid Society Auction
10:00AM to 12:30PM at Blithewold Mansion, Gardens and Arboretum

    From Our Blog

  • Springing into action (May 06, '16)
    Despite the wretched weather this week, we ushered in May with a flurry of activity.  The volunteers helped us pot up 100 dahlias in preparation for planting out in the gardens next month.  They also transplanted Cosmos and Zinnia seedlings that will eventually be planted in the Cutting Garden.  We are trialing about a dozen […]
  • A Boy’s Trip to Europe, 1869 (Apr 27, '16)
    In 1869, 16-year-old Israel Pardee left his home in Hazleton, Pennsylvania, for a one-year educational journey through Europe, accompanied by his younger sister Anne. Israel (known in the family as Izzie) was Bessie McKee’s older brother and became Marjorie Van Wickle’s favorite Uncle. Izzie and Anne had joined the family of their father’s friend, Dr. […]
  • Daffodil Bliss (Apr 22, '16)
    Daffodil Days here at Blithewold are in full swing.  The soft, sweet fragrance of the flowers wafts toward me whenever I walk near the Bosquet.  It’s positively enticing!  I could wax poetic about each daffodil variety we have here, but I thought it would be better to let them speak for themselves.  So, in lieu […]
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