Press Release

For Immediate Release: October 22, 2015

Register Online for a Flower Arranging Workshop With Kurt Christoffers

Kurt Christoffers, floral designer and owner of the innovative Christoffers Flowers of Mountainside, demonstrates how to arrange flowers from the garden along with foliage from local trees and shrubs at a workshop hosted at Trailside Nature and Science Center last spring.  Participants worked with Mr. Christoffers to create their own distinctive personal arrangement to take home.  By popular demand, Kurt Christoffers will return to Trailside on Monday, November 9 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. to offer adults, ages 18 and older, the opportunity to create a floral centerpiece just in time for the holidays.  Floral material and a container will be provided for participants to design their own masterpiece to take home.  The fee for this workshop is $25 for residents of Union County and $30 for non-county.  Pre-registration is required as materials are limited.  For more information about this program, or other activities at Trailside, please call 908-789-3670.  Visit www.ucnj.org/trailside to register online.    Trailside Nature and Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a facility of the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation.

Kurt Christoffers, floral designer and owner of the innovative Christoffers Flowers of Mountainside, demonstrates how to arrange flowers from the garden along with foliage from local trees and shrubs at a workshop hosted at Trailside Nature and Science Center last spring. Participants worked with Mr. Christoffers to create their own distinctive personal arrangement to take home. By popular demand, Kurt Christoffers will return to Trailside on Monday, November 9 from 7:00-8:00 p.m. to offer adults, ages 18 and older, the opportunity to create a floral centerpiece just in time for the holidays. Floral material and a container will be provided for participants to design their own masterpiece to take home. The fee for this workshop is $25 for residents of Union County and $30 for non-county. Pre-registration is required as materials are limited. For more information about this program, or other activities at Trailside, please call 908-789-3670. Visit www.ucnj.org/trailside to register online. Trailside Nature and Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a facility of the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation.

The Union County Board of Chosen Freeholders is pleased to announce online registration at www.ucnj.org/trailside for “Flower Arranging with Kurt Christoffers” for adults, ages 18 and older, on Monday, November 9 from 7:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Trailside Nature and Science Center in Mountainside. 

“This program not only offers inspiration, it provides a relaxing environment to cure the ills of a stressful day,” says Freeholder Chairman Mohamed S. Jalloh.   “Residents can have fun while learning how to skillfully create a beautiful floral centerpiece just in time for the holidays.”    

Join Kurt Christoffers, floral designer and owner of the innovative Christoffers Flowers of Mountainside, as he demonstrates how to arrange a centerpiece using nature’s best harvest.  Relax as you watch Mr. Christoffers masterfully design an artistic piece that can be used to dress your holiday table with beauty.  Try your hand at designing a centerpiece of your own to take home.  Floral material and a container will be provided.  Bring your own shears or clippers if you have them. 

The fee for this workshop is $25 for residents of Union County and $30 for out-of-county residents.  Pre-registration for this program is required as materials are limited.  For more information about this program, or other activities at Trailside, please call 908-789-3670 or visit www.ucnj.org/trailside.     Trailside Nature and Science Center is located at 452 New Providence Road in Mountainside and is a facility of the Union County Department of Parks and Recreation.

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