Upcoming Programs

Upcoming Programs

Winter Programs

Christmas Tree Recycling

January 6th     9 – 4 pm

Give your tree a second purpose! Bring it to the Althouse Arboretum where our student and community volunteers will help remove it from your vehicle. Trees will be chipped by Upper Pottsgrove Township and used on the trails.

***This service is free, but donations are appreciated!***

How to Drop Off Your Tree
The tree drop off drive thru will begin at the Arboretum’s smaller driveway on Gilbertsville Road. (there will be signs directing traffic) This entrance loops around to pass in front of the farmhouse and goes through the parking lot and out the main entrance.

Appliance/Scrap Metal Recycling

February 10th     9 – 2 pm
We will be accepting Washers, Dryers, Air Conditioners, Ovens, Microwaves, Dehumidifiers, Refrigerators, Dish Washers, and Scrap Metal. NO TV’s, Computers, or electronics.

***This event is Free but donations are appreciated!****
Drive by and we will help you unload! All donations will be used to fund the non-profit GreenAllies which manages the Althouse Arboretum. Help us be able to promote student leadership and put on great community programs this spring and summer!

Forest Easter Egg Hunt

March 24th       10 – 2 pm
$5 per child
Our Easter Egg Hunt is open to all kids! It is not a competitive event, but rather designed to be a relaxing, fun walk looking for eggs scattered along the trails in the forest. There are also games, food and crafts under the pavilion!

Explore the trails…collect eggs…turn in for candy!!!

 

 

Spring Programs

Bird Walk

April 28th & May 5th       8 am
Join us for a bird walk through our Arboretum trails with our bird aficionado.

Earth Day Work Day 

April 21st & 22nd      9 – 4 pm

Celebrate Earth Day by joining us anytime between 9am and 4pm either or both days to spruce up the Arboretum for Spring. A great time to come out of hibernation meet friends and neighbors, give the family a chance to make a difference and be an integral part of the Arboretum. Bring work gloves if you have them (if not we’ll provide them!) and we’ll have refreshments too.

Clothing & Shoe Drive

April 21st    9 – 2:30 pm
Drop off your gently used clothing, household linens, and shoes in bag please. Help GreenAllies at the Althouse Arboretum create awareness in the community, raise funds, and give back to low income areas all while cleaning out your home.

Acceptable Items
Gently used/wearable conditioned/new mixed Clothing all sizes/ages
Shoes, Sandals, Sneakers, Boots, Construction Boots, Work Gear, Jackets, Coats, Rain Gear, Leathers, Belts, Ties, Pants, Shirts, Sweaters, Vests, Blouses, Dresses, Skirts, Robes, Undergarments, Bedspreads, Blankets, Comforters, Curtains, Sheets, Pillowcases, Towels, Linens, Tablecloths, Hats, Scarfs, Gloves, Handbags, Purses, Wallets, Jewelry, Watches, Uniforms, Jerseys, Backpacks, New Diapers, Swimwear

Native Plant Sale

May 19th      9 – 4 pm
The students have been working hard the last few months to bring you a variety of over 40 different kinds of plants at their 2nd annual Native Plant Sale. There will be plants for sun and shade and house plants too. All proceeds go to supporting the Arboretum.
At 9:30 am there will be a student presentation on why you should plant natives. Don’t miss it!!

We can accept cash, check, or credit card. Plants start at $5

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