July 2013 Events

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

Jun 4 to Sep 10

Yoga Days at Blithewold: Tuesday and Thursday
10:30AM to 11:30AM at Blithewold Nut Grove

Jul 1 to Jul 5

Summer Camp - Freedom Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds

Jul 5

Family Fun Friday - Rolie Polie Guacamole
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Front Lawn

Jul 7

Members' Sunset Picnic
5:30PM to 8:30PM at Blithewold's Tent and Grounds

Jul 8 to Jul 12

Summer Camp - Life at Sea Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds

Jul 10

Music at Sunset- Rick Costa
6:00PM to 8:00PM at

Jul 12

Family Fun Friday: Vanessa Trien
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Jul 13

Mornings in the Vegetable Garden
10:30AM to 11:30AM at

Jul 15 to Jul 19

Summer Camp - Fun and Fitness Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds


Jul 19

Family Fun Friday: ZumbAtomic Dance Party with Zaida
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Jul 21

Why Grow That When You Can Grow This with Andrew Keys
1:00PM to 3:00PM at Blithewold Living Room

Jul 22 to Jul 26

Summer Camp - Junior Picassos
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds

Jul 22 to Jul 23

The Newport Music Festival at Blithewold
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold's Special Events Tent

Jul 24

Music at Sunset- Superchief Trio
6:00PM to 8:00PM at

Jul 26

Family Fun Friday
11:00AM to 1:00PM at Blithewold Grounds

Jul 27

Highlights of the Collection with Curator Margaret Whitehead
11:00AM to 12:00PM at Blithewold Mansion

Jul 29 to Aug 2

Summer Camp - Beach Week
9:00AM to 3:00PM at Carriage House and Grounds

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  • The Pardees (Oct 27, '15)
    The name Pardee is derived from the French oath par Dieu which was Anglicised to Parde, Pardy, Pardie, and ultimately to Pardieu and Pardee. Around 1530 these families were living in the Normandy region of France. Religious persecution drove the families across the Channel to the south of England, and in the 1580s John Pardee […]
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