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

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