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April 2020

postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Morning

April 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 May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and May…

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postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Afternoon

April 7 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and…

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Postponed – Family Programming – Fairy Gardens

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Kick off your Saturday with Family Programming at The Gardens at Elm Bank. As a family you’ll create a craft project to take home, take part in a garden lesson and enjoy the beauty of the gardens in each season. Everyone will bring out their inner landscape designer as you create a miniature setting perfect for magical inhabitants. Learn about starting a garden at home and what you can do to prepare for the growing season. Members: $45.00, general Admission:…

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Postponed – Introduction to Lacto-Fermentation

April 11 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Morning

April 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 May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and May…

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postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Afternoon

April 14 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and…

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Postponed – Introduction to Permaculture

April 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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Earth-Day clean-up

April 18 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Earth Day Clean up at Mass Hort! 8am-12pm on April 18, 2020 Celebrate Earth Day with Mass Hort! Lend a helping hand and welcome our flora and fauna for another season! Volunteers are needed for a variety of projects to get the gardens ready for the visitor season. Support our mission, preserve natural habitats and get involved on Earth Day! For more information please contact Julie Griffin at jgriffin@masshort.org

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postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Morning

April 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 May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and May…

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postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Afternoon

April 21 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and…

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Uses and Lore of the Damask Rose

April 23 @ 10:45 am - 12:30 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Learn how pure Rose Oil and Rose Water are distilled and why it brings such high prices in the marketplace. Discover the lore and local stories from Turkey, home to the vast fields used for Paris purfume houses.  Nancy Engel has travelled the world to study aromatic and culinary plants.  She has worked the harvests in the South of France, Turkey, and the rainforest of Costa Rica. She has been featured in the Boston Globe, Chronicle and PBS and has…

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Hydrangea Pruning Success

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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May 2020

Opening Day – The Gardens at Elm Bank

May 2
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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Intro to Coiled Basketry Workshop

May 2 @ 9:00 am - 3:30 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Morning

May 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 May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and May…

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postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Afternoon

May 5 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and…

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Mother’s Day Floral Design

May 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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Gardener’s Fair

May 9
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Morning

May 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 May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and May…

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postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Afternoon

May 12 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and…

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Ikebana Course

May 12 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 16, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Learn the art of Japanese Flower Arranging from Joanne Caccavale, Komon, Sogetsu School.   In this six-week course, you will be taught the basic curriculum and receive a certificate from Tokyo upon completion of course books. Students will be provided with school books, plant material, containers and pin frogs when you come to class. Please bring garden scissors or ikebana scissors. Classes meet Tuesdays, May 12 - June 16. $250/member, $325/general admission To register for this class, click here.

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Identify Common Landscape Plants

May 16 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Morning

May 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 May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and May…

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postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Afternoon

May 19 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and…

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The Portable, Potted Herb Garden

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Grow your own culinary herbs, available for snipping from May to November. Nothing enhances meals like the taste of fresh herbs! Create an herb garden that can be moved from place to place to take full advantage of available sunlight. Plant 6 classic culinary herbs in a 14" container to grow on a sunny porch, patio or doorstep. $70/member, $85/general admission To register for this class, click here.

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Ikebana Course

May 19 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 16, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Learn the art of Japanese Flower Arranging from Joanne Caccavale, Komon, Sogetsu School.   In this six-week course, you will be taught the basic curriculum and receive a certificate from Tokyo upon completion of course books. Students will be provided with school books, plant material, containers and pin frogs when you come to class. Please bring garden scissors or ikebana scissors. Classes meet Tuesdays, May 12 - June 16. $250/member, $325/general admission To register for this class, click here.

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Tree Ring Print Making

May 23 @ 9:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

In this workshop, students will explore the history, culture & practice of traditional relief printing. This course explores not only the techniques and applied styles of relief printing, but the botanical significance of working with woody stems.

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postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Morning

May 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 May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and May…

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postponed – Improve Your Watercolor Skills – Afternoon

May 26 @ 12:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until May 26, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Join us for this eight-week course with artist and instructor Nan Rumpf. Classes are designed to further develop your watercolor painting skills and techniques.  Each lesson is an activity designed to explore a different art element, principle, or painting technique. Explore the many possibilities of watercolor as you enhance your personal painting style and discover your artistic voice. Handouts, demos, painting examples, critiques will be supplied by the instructor. Classes are held on Tuesdays, March 31 - April 21 and…

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Ikebana Course

May 26 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 16, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Learn the art of Japanese Flower Arranging from Joanne Caccavale, Komon, Sogetsu School.   In this six-week course, you will be taught the basic curriculum and receive a certificate from Tokyo upon completion of course books. Students will be provided with school books, plant material, containers and pin frogs when you come to class. Please bring garden scissors or ikebana scissors. Classes meet Tuesdays, May 12 - June 16. $250/member, $325/general admission To register for this class, click here.

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Bus Tour: Heritage Museum

May 28 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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June 2020

Ikebana Course

June 2 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 16, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Learn the art of Japanese Flower Arranging from Joanne Caccavale, Komon, Sogetsu School.   In this six-week course, you will be taught the basic curriculum and receive a certificate from Tokyo upon completion of course books. Students will be provided with school books, plant material, containers and pin frogs when you come to class. Please bring garden scissors or ikebana scissors. Classes meet Tuesdays, May 12 - June 16. $250/member, $325/general admission To register for this class, click here.

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Bark: Get to Know Your Trees

June 6 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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Guided Tour of Wakefield Estate

June 9 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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Ikebana Course

June 9 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 16, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Learn the art of Japanese Flower Arranging from Joanne Caccavale, Komon, Sogetsu School.   In this six-week course, you will be taught the basic curriculum and receive a certificate from Tokyo upon completion of course books. Students will be provided with school books, plant material, containers and pin frogs when you come to class. Please bring garden scissors or ikebana scissors. Classes meet Tuesdays, May 12 - June 16. $250/member, $325/general admission To register for this class, click here.

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Eco Printing: Botanical Prints on Paper

June 13 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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Ikebana Course

June 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 6:30 pm on Tuesday, repeating until June 16, 2020

The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

Learn the art of Japanese Flower Arranging from Joanne Caccavale, Komon, Sogetsu School.   In this six-week course, you will be taught the basic curriculum and receive a certificate from Tokyo upon completion of course books. Students will be provided with school books, plant material, containers and pin frogs when you come to class. Please bring garden scissors or ikebana scissors. Classes meet Tuesdays, May 12 - June 16. $250/member, $325/general admission To register for this class, click here.

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Hypertufa Planters

June 18 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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July 2020

Using the Herbs You Grow

July 23 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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August 2020

Eco Printing: Botanical Prints on Dyed Fabric

August 6 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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September 2020

Fall Planting Workshop

September 12 @ 9:00 am - 11:00 am
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States

In the lecture portion of this class, participants will learn tips for nursery selection, site preparation, proper planting technique, and aftercare for trees, shrubs, and woody vines. Following the lecture, we will go outside to plant both a ball-and-burlap and a container-grown plant to reinforce the skills presented in the classroom

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October 2020

Gardens Close – The Gardens at Elm Bank

October 9 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm
The Gardens at Elm Bank, 900 Washington St
Wellesley, MA 02482 United States
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