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Newsletter #130: September 2013

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In this Issue

* Garden Festival
* Sexy Fall Museum Exhibitions 
* Live Music in the Ateliers
* Vide Greniers & Brocantes
* SOS Helpline Recruiting Volunteers
* Three Shops I Love
* My New Local Bistro
* Ladies’ Wine Delivery 
* 52 Martinis MeetUp
* Experimental Pedestrian Crosswalks
* Pets in Paris Update
* Win a French Food Dictionary
* Subscribe to the Free Newsletter
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Garden Festival

Cross fingers for sun this weekend for the annual Fête des Jardins, a festival of gardens in Paris and the immediate suburbs. The festival headquarters are at the Maison du Jardinage in Bercy Park (12th), but you can also find the free printed program at any local Mairie (town hall) and the tourism office. The program is wonderfully varied, from bee keeping visits in Luxembourg Gardens and lumberjack demonstrations in the gardens of the Arènes de Lutèce to tours of neighborhood cooperative gardens and exclusive tours of the city’s many hidden gardens run by churches and monasteries. There’s a free guided hike through several gardens from Place des Vosges to the Jardin Yitzak Rabbin (Bercy Park), gardening workshops, live music, a grand picnic in the Jardins du Ruisseau (18t…

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