The New York Botanical Garden’s The Italian Renaissance Garden featuring “Wild Medicine”
with the NY-NJ Juniata Club
Join alumni, family and friends at the NY Botanical Garden’s for a docent-guided tour of “Wild Medicine: Healing Plants Around the World, Featuring the Italian Renaissance Garden.” Discover how cultures around the world rely on plants for everything from medicine to cosmetics. Embark on a journey of the senses through a stunning re-creation of an Italian Renaissance garden and interactive stations highlighting the rejuvenating and healing powers of tea, cacao, and tropical juices. Explore a fascinating presentation of rare books and manuscripts known as herbals and enjoy a poetry walk, weekend Renaissance music & dance performances, hands-on science adventures for kids, and more!
After the tour, join us for a snack or late lunch at the Garden Café and then enjoy the rest of the Garden grounds, Specialty Gardens, Rock and Native Plant Garden and the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory. Don’t forget to stop in the Shop in the Garden which features plants, gardening products, gifts and books.
13 registrants (Note: Some registrants may have chosen not to appear in this list.)
- Jaime Belmont '77
- Dave Bergeron
- Laurie Byro
- Mike Byro
- Carol Cannon (Connell) '86
- Jack Connell
- Patty Reiner '85
- Bob Talbot
- Kayleigh Talbot
- Lori Talbot (Dobbins) '88
- David Wickes
- Dorene Wickes
- Ryan Wickes '15
The New York Botanical Garden
Bronx River Parkway at Fordham Road
Bronx, NY 10458
Saturday, June 22, 2013
Enter the Garden at the Leon Levy Visitor Center.
1:30 p.m. --- Gather for tickets at the Visitor Center Café – on the left after entering the Garden
2:00 p.m. --- Tour
$30.00 per person.
Register online by Friday, June 7.
Directions and Travel Information
For directions, mass transit and parking information, visit http://www.nybg.org/visit_the_garden/directions.php.
On-site Parking: $12 per vehicle
All vehicles should proceed directly to the Garden via the Conservatory Gate located on Kazimiroff Blvd, just opposite the Fordham University Entrance.
Please see NY Botanical Garden website www.nybg.org for a listing of independent parking garages in the area.
Special thanks to NY-NJ Metro Club’s Carol Connell Cannon ’86, Dan Hueglin ’71, Patty Kirksey Reiner ’85 and Kevin Cannon for organizing this event!