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The Hebert Arboretum is open from dawn to dusk, seven days a week, all year. Admission is free.

For more information and to learn how you can contribute to the growth of the Arboretum contact us
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2018 Schedule of Events

 
UPCOMING EVENTS

Every year, the Hebert Arboretum At Springside Park, 874 North St., Rt 7, Pittsfield, MA produces a range of events that appeal to a diverse audience in terms of age, community and interests.

Join Friends of Hebert Arboretum & Springside Park for a meaningful stroll or a concert or help us in caring for this Jewel in the Heart of the Berkshires where you may receive hands-on instruction in gardening and the care of trees and shrubs, all in good company. All events are free to the public.

June 30, Saturday, 11 am
Take Back The Woods Walk: How To Avoid Ticks with Berkshire Lyme Alliance

July 3, Tuesday, 7pm
Housatonic Philharmonic Concert

July 10, Tuesday, 7pm
Wintergreen Folk Music Concert

July 14, Saturday, 11 am
Take Back The Woods Walk: How To Avoid Ticks with Berkshire Lyme Alliance

July 17, Tuesday, 7 pm
Eagles Concert Band

July 24, Tuesday, 7 pm
Eagles Big Band 'Swing' Music

July 28, Saturday, 11 am
Gardening & Pruning: Lilac & Shrub Care

August 11, Saturday, 11 am
Take Back The Woods Walk: How To Avoid Ticks with Berkshire Lyme Alliance

August 25, Saturday, 11 am
Gardening & Pruning: Lilac & Shrub Care

Sept. 9, Saturday, 11 am
Gardening & Pruning: Lilac & Shrub Care

Oct. 14, Saturday, 11 am
Gardening & Pruning: Lilac & Shrub Care

2nd Tuesday of Each Month at 5-6:30 pm
Pruning with Bob

1st & 3rd Wednesdays of Each Month at 6-8 pm
Weeding Wednesdays at Springside Park's Chestnut Seed Orchard

June 26 & August 14, 7 pm
The Eagles Concert Band, Pittsfield Commons Pavilion

In cooperation with The City of Pittsfield Parks Commission, Department of Community Development/Parks, Open Space & Natural Resources and Springside Park Conservancy, Inc.

Information: Elizabeth Kulas at 413-443-5348 www.hebertarboretum.org

Events are FREE though Donations are appreciated as they support the arboretum.
All ages welcome. MEET at Springside House

Information: 413-443-5348

Sponsored By The Vincent J. Hebert Arboretum at Springside Park in cooperation with the City of Pittsfield Parks Commission, Department of Community Development/Long Range Park Planning and Pittsfield Beautiful, Inc. and the groups mentioned.

Ongoing Projects
Garden With Us

Hebert Arboretum also has many wonderful projects for the public:

Our projects include the Bluebird Restoration Project, the Conifer Garden, Daffodil Hill, the Vincent J. Hebert Lilac Walk, our beautiful Butterfly & Humming Bird Garden, our Memory Garden and more. We are also affiliated with the Gardens of the Berkshires whose projects we participate in.

Learn with us, in hands-on instruction, as we beautify our park.

Join The Friends of Hebert Arboretum for a morning or afternoon gardening in the Hummingbird & Butterfly Garden, the Memory Garden and the other gardens.

Call Judy, Gardens Facilitator, 413-445-5540, for dates and times.
Bring tools and gloves, if you have them, some will be provided. Beginners welcome.
A bonus is that when the thinning of plants is done volunteers get to take home the extra plants.
Pruning With Bob
Learn how to prune trees and shrubs the second Tuesday of each month at 5PM.
Bob Presutti offers instruction on how to prune trees and shrubs for beauty and health.
Bring gloves and tools if you have them; some will be provided. Meet in the parking lot at Springside House.
Adopt A Garden

There are a number of small gardens that are available for adoption.

Become a Friends of Hebert Arboretum by adopting a garden. Assistance and direction will be provided.
Call Elizabeth at 413-443-5348 for information.
Lilac Walk & Daffodil Hill

Daffodil Hill is an ongoing project where daffodils are planted every year with the intention of filling the hill below the Lilac Walk, overlooking Pittsfield, with daffodils. If you'd like to be part of this project call us. We'd love to hear from you.


Vincent J. Hebert Lilac Walk

Daffodil Hill
Hebert Arboretum General Meetings
Hebert Arboretum General Meetings meet the second Thursday of each month at 6:30pm, except January, August and December. The public is welcome to attend.
The Arboretum is accepting new Board Members and volunteers.
Call Elizabeth at 413-443-5348 for information.
All activities take place at Hebert Arboretum at Springside Park.
   
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