May 2015 Events

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Jan | Feb | Mar | Apr | May | Jun | Jul | Aug | Sep | Oct | Nov | Dec

Nov 28 to Jan 1

Sparkle! An Outdoor Family Event
6:00PM to 8:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Mar 31 to May 17

Daffodil Days
All Day Event at

Apr 3 to May 1

Daffodils at Dusk
5:00PM to 7:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Apr 15 to Oct 7

Wednesday Walk-Around, a Guided Tour of Blithewold
1:30PM to 3:30PM at Blithewold Visitor Center

Apr 28 to May 12

Sogetsu Ikebana 3-Part Course at Blithewold
3:00PM to 5:00PM at

May 2

Adult Bird Walk
7:00AM to 9:30AM at Colt State Park Bristol, RI


May 8

Dahlia Days with Rick Peckham's Greenhouse, Little Compton, RI
10:00AM to 11:30AM at Carriage House

May 9

Parent Child Bird Walk at Blithewold-canceled
7:30AM to 9:30AM at Blithewold Grounds

May 9

Romantic Prairie Style Weddings
11:00AM to 2:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

May 13 to Jun 17

Watercolor Basics
10:00AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Mansion Breakfast Porch

May 14

Tea & Talk with Marjorie Shaw Jeffries
2:00PM to 4:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

May 20

Outdoor Entertaining with The Savory Affair
6:00PM to 7:30PM at Blithewold Special Events Tent

May 21

A Walk with the Director
6:00PM to 7:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

May 29

Cancelled: Adventures in Baking: Herbs, Flowers, Fruits
9:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

    From Our Blog

  • Ranunculus are here! (May 27, '16)
      Spring is definitely in full swing here and already hinting at summer!  It was so warm this week that the lovely spring blooms we’ve been anxiously awaiting buckled a bit with the first blast of heat.  They have since recovered, but not without making our hearts skip a beat thinking they may go by […]
  • 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. […]
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