Founded in 1931, the Arlington Garden Club is comprised of nearly 100 Arlington, Massachusetts residents. The Club holds monthly meetings and conducts a wide variety of community-building local events and projects.
Upcoming Programs & Events
January 9 – A Visit with Isabella Stewart Gardner: America’s First Patroness of the Arts”
Clad in period attire, Jessa Piaia, portrayer of women in history, uses drama to reveal the accomplishments, struggles, and contributions of women in American history.
February 7, 7-9 pm – Movie and Popcorn Night: 10 Parks that Changed America
Medford Garden Club, Medford Public Library, 111 High Street
This documentary focuses on 10 visionaries who transformed neglected spaces into welcoming oases of serenity and natural wonder in the midst of urban hubbub. Find out about the heroes who championed these parks and the villains who tried to thwart them, and learn about the history of city parks and the development of landscape architecture in America. The parks include the squares of Savannah, Georgia, Seattle’s Freeway Park, Philadelphia’s Fairmont Park, New York City’s High Line, and our own Mount Auburn Cemetery, among others.
The meeting is free and open to the public.