Morris Arboretum Hosts the Final Third Thursday Summer Event

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Media Contact:Susan Crane | cranesj@upenn.edu | 215-247-5777 x121August 3, 2012

On Thursday, August 16, 6:30-7:30pm, Morris Arboretum hosts Musical Chairs, an event for Third Thursdays, as part of the Chestnut Hill promotion for Third Thursdays in June, July, and August.
 
Celebrate the Arboretum’s summer art exhibit, Take a Seat!  Adirondack Chairs Re-Interpreted, with an interactive evening of music and games.  Chair artist Paul Downie (who created the chairs titled Lotus Thrones) and his partner will entertain visitors with a steel drum performance. Join in the fun as guests do the limbo, and enjoy the classic party game, musical chairs. Families will also be invited to participate in a Take a Seat! scavenger hunt throughout the garden.  This event is free with admission.  For more information about this or any other Morris Arboretum event, please call 215-247-5777 or visit the Morris Arboretum online at www.morrisarboretum.org.
 
The Morris Arboretum of the University of Pennsylvania is located at 100 East Northwestern Avenue in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia.  The 92-acre horticulture display garden features a spectacular collection of mature trees in a beautiful and colorful landscape. The Arboretum includes numerous picturesque spots such as a formal rose garden, historic water features, a swan pond, and the only remaining freestanding fernery in North America. A new permanent nationally award winning exhibit, Out on a Limb – a Tree Adventure adds to Morris Arboretum’s allure by transporting visitors 50 feet up into the treetops on a canopy walk that requires no climbing.  The Morris Arboretum’s new Horticulture Center Complex has received Platinum Level LEED® Certification, the highest sustainability rating of the U.S. Green Building Council. For more information, visit www.morrisarboretum.org.

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