Project AWAKE is selling engraved bricks and granite pavers to be used for patios around several seating areas at the Newton Arboretum and Botanical Gardens. The bricks and pavers will create a unique memento to honor someone or something special as well as generate beautiful seating areas to be enjoyed by all for years to come. Some suggestions for brick or paver purchases include: honoring a bride and groom on their wedding day; a wedding anniversary;an organization; a graduating class; a memorial to a person or pet; a special event; and your own name or children’s name.
Single 4"x8" bricks are $75 each and 8"x8" pavers are $250. To order your "unique" gift fill out registration form, along with check made payable to Project AWAKE and mail to Project AWAKE, PO Box 321, Newton, IA 50208.
Registration forms can be downloaded at link below.
The Project AWAKE 2018 Garden Walk is set for Saturday, July 14, and will feature seven private gardens located in Newton.
The Garden Walk is from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. and will take place rain or shine. Tickets are $10 in advance or $12 at the door. Children 12 years old and younger are free. Advance tickets are available at Mattingly's Music & Books and FNNB Bank.
"We are excited to be bringing back the Garden Walk," said Svitlana Miller, President of Project AWAKE. "This is a great opportunity to highlight some of the beautiful private gardens located in our community and raise funds to support Project AWAKE."
Welcome to The Newton Arboretum & Botanical Gardens
The Newton Arboretum and Botanical Gardens, managed by the non-profit Project AWAKE, offers a serene place to enjoy the great outdoors. With hundreds of varieties of plants and trees, water features, community art and a nature center, the arboretum and garden offer the perfect spot for a stroll in the park, pursuing a love of nature photography, a family outing or even celebrating a wedding.
Thanks to the generosity of the community and countless hours of work donated by volunteers, Newton Arboretum and Botanical Gardens is a treasured gem for Newton residents and visitors to the community.
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