June 11, 2015 - 6:30 - 7:30 p.m. - Pruning Lessons: Mark Quinn and Noelle Nagel will conduct their annual and very popular discussion and demonstration on "Pruning - What is it and How are You Supposed to do it." You will get to watch the experts prune a Lilac and learn the proper way to do it. We will meet at the Pansy Bed in Highland Park.
June 27, 2015 - 4:00 p.m.. - Iris Friendship Garden: Edna Claunch, Highland Park Conservancy board member and founder of the garden, will lead us in a tour of the garden and of the iris, and will also lead a fascinating discussion of its creation.
July/August 2015 - 6:00 - 7:30 p.m. - History Tour: Tim O'Connell, Highland Park Conservancy board member, historian, and advocate for Rochester's parks, will lead this tour of the 1888 Park. Tim is a well-known expert on the creation of the Parks System and on the development of Highland Park, and will share his knowledge with us. Date to be determined.
October 2015 - 9:00 - 10:30 a.m. - Tree Tour: Kent Millham, retired horticulturist with the Monroe County Parks Department and expert on Highland Park trees, will be back this year to lead our annual tour that shows off the Park's trees shining in their Fall colors. Date to be determined.
November 2015 - 10:00 a.m. - Tour of the Veterans' Garden: One of the veterans who maintains the Veterans' Garden will lead us on a tour. What better way to honor Veteran's Day! Date to be determined.
December 2, 2015 - 5:30 - 7:30 p.m.- Annual Holiday Party: Join us for the 7th Annual Holiday Party at the Lamberton Conservatory! We will have refreshments, conversation, and the opportunity to see the Conservatory decked out in all its holiday finery. The Lamberton Conservatory is located at 180 Reservoir Avenue, Rochester.
*All tours and events are free of charge. Just wear your walking shoes.*