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At Medford Leas, both residents and the greater community can discover new pathways and possibilities for a rich and fulfilling life through our Pathways to Learning© Program and ongoing community events. The Medford Leas Campus Art Gallery is open daily from 9:00 am - 8:00 pm.  We also regularly host luncheons or informative events for prospective residents and their families to learn more about life in the community.

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April 2018

Leas Musicast: EUROPAKONZERT 2016

April 21 @ 2:00 pm - 3:30 pm
Medford Campus Theater, One Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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Join us at the Medford Campus Theater as the Medford Leas Residents’ Association brings you wonderful performances by top musicians from around the world, spanning a number of genres including symphonies, opera, ballet, and more! These performances will be shared on the Medford Campus Theater’s 16 by 9-foot, state-of-the-art projection screen and surround sound system. These programs are the next best thing to being there in person! Enjoy scrumptious hors d’oeuvres and other delicacies during intermission. Suggested donation $5 —…

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Trains and Their Impact on Life in the US

April 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Medford Campus Theater, One Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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Trains and Their Impact on Life in the United States: New Jersey’s Key Role Wednesday, April 25, 2018 10:00 am – 11:00 am Medford Campus Theater No fee. Registration deadline: April 23. PROGRAM This program offers a broad overview of the development of railroads in the United States and their effect on society and the economy. Special reference is given to the often-overlooked pioneering efforts in New Jersey. Extensive photographs and key historical points are featured in the program. This…

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Great Decisions: Foreign Policy Challenges

April 26 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Medford Campus Theater, One Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. No registration required. PROGRAM Great Decisions is America’s largest discussion program on world affairs. The name is shared by a national civic-education program, administered and produced by the Foreign Policy Association. This spring, based upon popular demand, the Medford Leas Residents Association invites you to join in the Great Decisions series, which highlights thought-provoking foreign policy challenges facing Americans today. SPEAKERS A Medford Leas resident will act as moderator and present information related to the scheduled topic before…

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Evening in the Arboretum

April 28
Medford Campus Community Building, One Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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JOIN US! Eighth Annual Celebration   The Barton Arboretum and Nature Preserve of Medford Leas cordially invites you to join us. Saturday, April 28, 2018 6:00 - 8:30 PM Medford Leas Community Building Wine & Craft Beer Tastings & Hearty Hors D'oeuvres Silent Auction Live Music Attire: Evening Casual $90.00 per person Invitations & RSVP cards are available at the Medford Campus Reception Desk   This event is designed to raise funds for the enhancement of the Arboretum’s collections and outreach…

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Leas Forum: The Prehistoric Archaeology of Medford, New Jersey

April 28 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Medford Campus Theater, One Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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Open to the public | No fee | No registration Consider the archaeological prehistory of New Jersey with a focus on the Medford area. For over 10,000 years native peoples have lived in New Jersey and left behind objects that archaeologists are left to interpret. Focusing on archaeological sites in and around the Medford area, we will learn about what kinds of evidence archaeologists look for and how they interpret the past. Dr. Gregory D. Lattanzi, Curator for the Bureau…

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May 2018

The Wonderful World of Bonsai

May 1 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Medford Campus Theater, One Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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The Wonderful World of Bonsai—Everything You Ever Wanted to Learn No fee. Registration deadline: April 27 PROGRAM Curious about this beautiful, living Japanese art form? Wondering whether you can do it yourself? Thomas De Simone, founder and president of the Bonsai Society of South Jersey, will share his knowledge of this Japanese art form that dates back over a thousand years. Bonsai is a contemplative art form using trees grown in containers. It can provide a pleasant exercise of effort…

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Falls Prevention Training Workshop

May 2 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Medford Campus Theater, One Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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No fee. Registration deadline: April 27. Back by Popular Demand! PROGRAM Each year, millions of older adults—those 65 years and older—fall. Statistics from the government show that more than one out of four older adults fall each year, but the challenge is that less than half report this to their health care provider. While many falls do not cause injuries, one out of five falls causes a serious injury such as a broken bone or a head injury. The result…

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Calligraphy Workshop

May 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Medford Campus Linden Room,

Fridays, May 4, 11,18, 25, 2018 Fee:$15 for the series includes supplies. Paid registration deadline: April 27 Back by Popular Demand! PROGRAM Calligraphy is a visual art related to writing. It is the design and execution of lettering with an instrument. Calligraphy has been described as the art of giving form to signs in an expressive, harmonious and skillful manner. For the Spring Season, Maureen Peters returns to share her artistic talents in this four session workshop. She will teach…

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Emerald Ash Borer

May 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Medford Campus Theater, One Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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Emerald Ash Borer—Learn the Latest on How to Protect Your Ash Trees   No fee. Registration deadline: May 4 PROGRAM Ash trees are medium to large trees of the genus Fraxinus of the family Oleaceae. These trees grow in most parts of the world. You may be familiar with ash wood as it is used to make tools, handles, and even baseball bats. The Emerald Ash Borer (EAB) is a green beetle native to northeastern Asia that feeds on ash…

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Pruning in Your Home Garden

May 10 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Medford Campus Lois Forrest Nature Center, One Medford Leas Way
Medford, NJ 08055 United States
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  Fee:$15. Paid registration deadline: May 1. Rain or Shine. A Seasonal Favorite PROGRAM Join in this interactive program to learn the proper pruning techniques for the care of ornamental trees and shrubs. Improve and protect the investment you have made in your garden landscape by understanding not only how to prune, but when and how much to prune. Following an introduction at the Lois Forrest Nature Center on the Medford Campus, participants will then walk to several locations within…

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