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Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
814-865-9118 arboretum.psu.edu

August 2021

VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

August 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

August 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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STORIES UNDER THE SKY

August 5 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join researchers from Penn State’s Department of Anthropology and storytellers from the broader State College community as they share histories, myths, and legends from diverse cultures under the open sky in the Arboretum. Stories will be followed by stargazing if conditions permit. This program is sponsored by the Mark Jay Tygel Endowment for Education in The Arboretum at Penn State. Best suited for families. No registration required. All events, programs, and activities are dependent on weather and may be canceled…

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

August 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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FOOD FROM FORAGE: SUMAC LEMONADE

August 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Have you ever looked at a pile of grass clippings and seen an enticing salad? Perhaps not, but many of the plants we encounter every day can be eaten if properly prepared! During the Food from Forage summer workshop series, we'll explore both food and first aid products that can be made from plants commonly found in Centre County and throughout Pennsylvania. This last session focuses on a “lemonade” drink made from staghorn sumac, a Pennsylvania native. This program is supported by the Mark Jay…

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

August 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

August 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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STORIES UNDER THE SKY

August 12 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join researchers from Penn State’s Department of Anthropology and storytellers from the broader State College community as they share histories, myths, and legends from diverse cultures under the open sky in the Arboretum. Stories will be followed by stargazing if conditions permit. This program is sponsored by the Mark Jay Tygel Endowment for Education in The Arboretum at Penn State.  Best suited for: Families. No registration required. All events, programs, and activities are dependent on weather and may be canceled…

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MUSIC IN THE GARDENS

August 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Music in the Gardens, presented in partnership with the Arboretum and the Music Performance Trust Fund, will feature a chamber orchestra performing on the Event Lawn of the H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens. The concert will begin at 7:00 p.m. This event is part of the Penn's Woods Music Festival managed by the Penn State School of Music. The concert is free and open to the public.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

August 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

August 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

August 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

August 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

August 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

August 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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STORIES UNDER THE SKY

August 26 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join researchers from Penn State’s Department of Anthropology and storytellers from the broader State College community as they share histories, myths, and legends from diverse cultures under the open sky in the Arboretum. Stories will be followed by stargazing if conditions permit. This program is sponsored by the Mark Jay Tygel Endowment for Education in The Arboretum at Penn State.  Best suited for: Families  All events, programs, and activities are dependent on weather and may be canceled in the event o…

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Cave Day: Explore the World Below Us!

August 28 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Cave Day The Arboretum at Penn State will host a one-day exploration of the world that lies beneath the limestone valleys of central Pennsylvania. In collaboration with community and University partners we will offer hands-on activities, engaging demonstrations, and presentations that enable visitors to rappel into the science and wonder of caves, karsts, sinkholes, and groundwater. Join us to discover the interconnections between our sunlit world and the realms below. All events, programs, and activities are dependent on weather and…

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

August 31 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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September 2021

VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

September 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

September 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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STORIES UNDER THE SKY

September 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join researchers from Penn State’s Department of Anthropology and storytellers from the broader State College community as they share histories, myths, and legends from diverse cultures under the open sky in the Arboretum. Stories will be followed by stargazing if conditions permit. This program is sponsored by the Mark Jay Tygel Endowment for Education in The Arboretum at Penn State.  Best suited for: Families. No registration required. All events, programs, and activities are dependent on weather and may be canceled…

Find out more »

VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

September 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

September 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

Find out more »

VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

September 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

September 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

Find out more »

VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

September 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

Find out more »

VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

September 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

September 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

Find out more »

VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

September 22 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

Find out more »

VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

September 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

Find out more »

VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

September 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

Find out more »

VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

Find out more »

VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

September 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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October 2021

VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

October 5 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

October 6 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

Find out more »

VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

October 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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PUMPKIN GIVEAWAY

October 10 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Our Pumpkin Festival takes place in mid-October and features a pumpkin giveaway, jack-o’-lantern carving contest, lighted nighttime displays, and family activities. Volunteers help with event set-up, contest registration, jack-o’-lantern illumination, games and crafts, refreshments, and more. Many thanks to the Vargo family who has sponsored the Pumpkin Festival for eight consecutive years. The ribbon winners of the 2019 jack-o’-lantern contest are shown below. The creativity and variety of the entries delighted festival-goers! You can see some of the jack-o’-lanterns in Penn…

Find out more »

VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

October 12 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

October 13 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

Find out more »

VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

October 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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PUMPKIN FESTIVAL

October 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Our Pumpkin Festival takes place in mid-October and features a pumpkin giveaway, jack-o’-lantern carving contest, lighted nighttime displays, and family activities. Volunteers help with event set-up, contest registration, jack-o’-lantern illumination, games and crafts, refreshments, and more. Many thanks to the Vargo family who has sponsored the Pumpkin Festival for eight consecutive years. The ribbon winners of the 2019 jack-o’-lantern contest are shown below. The creativity and variety of the entries delighted festival-goers! You can see some of the jack-o’-lanterns in Penn…

Find out more »

PUMPKIN FESTIVAL

October 16 @ 3:00 pm - 9:00 pm
H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Our Pumpkin Festival takes place in mid-October and features a pumpkin giveaway, jack-o’-lantern carving contest, lighted nighttime displays, and family activities. Volunteers help with event set-up, contest registration, jack-o’-lantern illumination, games and crafts, refreshments, and more. Many thanks to the Vargo family who has sponsored the Pumpkin Festival for eight consecutive years. The ribbon winners of the 2019 jack-o’-lantern contest are shown below. The creativity and variety of the entries delighted festival-goers! You can see some of the jack-o’-lanterns in Penn…

Find out more »

VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

October 19 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

October 20 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

October 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

October 26 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

October 27 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

October 28 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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November 2021

VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

November 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

November 3 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

November 4 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

November 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

November 10 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

November 11 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

November 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

November 17 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

November 18 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

November 23 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

November 24 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

November 25 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

November 30 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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December 2021

VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

December 1 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

December 2 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

December 7 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

December 8 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

December 9 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

December 14 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: POLLINATOR AND BIRD GARDEN

December 15 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Wednesday, repeating until December 15, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States
Free

Join the gardening staff on Wednesday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching, in the new 3-acre Pollinator and Bird Garden! Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

December 16 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Thursday, repeating until December 16, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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VOLUNTEER SESSION: BOTANIC GARDENS

December 21 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 9:00 am on Tuesday, repeating until December 21, 2021

H.O. Smith Botanic Gardens, Corner of Park Avenue and Bigler Road
University Park, 16802 United States

Join the gardening staff on Tuesday and Thursday mornings from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. to pitch in with seasonal tasks, such as planting, weeding, pruning, and mulching. Meet at the Overlook Pavilion and bring your favorite gardening gloves. All other tools and supplies will be provided. Please contact Kelly Oleynik at keo5114@psu.edu for more information.

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