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Events, Outings, Information

In this component of the club, members learn about the importance of, and strategies for, achieving a healthy and sustainable environment, through increased awareness of conservation issues;  members enjoy outings to gardens and points of interest that promote a deeper appreciation of our natural resources. 

Spring Garden Trip to Laurelwood Arboretum

Club members enjoyed a lovely vist to Laurelwood Arboretum, a 30-acre botanically diverse property located in Wayne Township.  Laurelwood features woodland trails and gardens, wildlife, two ponds, streams and hundreds of varieties of rhododendrons, azaleas, and peonies, which were all in bloom.  As an added bonus, there is a featured sculpture trail.  (FWC members pictured L-R: Pat Kaufhold, Jessie Lindsay, Phyllis Beals, Sharon Seiwert, Stephanie Carr)

Club members enjoyed a fall hike at NJ Audubon's Plainsboro's Preserve

Fall Club members visited the NJ Audubon Plainsboro Preserve to enjoy the autumn colors.  Consisting of 1,000 acres of undisturbed open space, we hiked a 2 mile trail, meandering through mature beech woods and along the shoreline of 50-acre McCormack Lake.


Pictured L-R: Nancy Gale, Sharon Seiwert, Sue Carroll, Phyllis Beals

Spring Planting at the Franklin Township Municipal Complex Gazebo

Franklin Woman's Club donated over 200 marigold, vinca, and geranium plants to the township municipal complex.  Members planted the flowers at the gazebo garden, and contributed to watering, mulching, and care of the area.  Pictured left to right - Mary Lou Bak, Delores Still and Phyllis Beals

Club members enjoyed a spring trip to NJ Botanical Garden at Skylands in Ringwood State Park


FWC members enjoyed a May visit to the NJ Botanical Garden at Skylands, in Ringwood State Park.  The lilacs were in bloom, as were the dogwoods and azaleas.  Pictured L-R:  Karen Hagerman, Susan Carroll, Sharon Seiwert, Stephanie Carr. Photos by Nancy Gale.

Club members enjoyed a fall trip to Palisades Interstate Park and the Woman's Federation Monument


Right: FWC members atop the Women's Federation Monument - L-R: Sharon Seiwert, Phyllis Beals, Nancy Gale, Joanne Murset, Geri Krassowski, Karen Hagerman

Club Members visited Frelinghuysen Gardens


On a beautiful April morning, Woman's Club members toured the 127 acre Frelinghuysen Arboretum in Morristown, where they enjoyed gardens, woodlands, and flowering trees.  The tulips were especially breathtaking at this time of year.

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