Sunday, September 24th | 3 - 6 pm

205 Rutgers Place, Nutley, NJ 07110

A magical afternoon in the
Mountsier - Hardie Garden

The Mountsier-Hardie Garden is hosting The Garden Party to benefit Nutley Family Service Bureau on September 24th. Featuring fine foods and an eclectic mix of entertainment including Sheldrake Lukas (opera), Mina Greiss (pop), Xandt Wyntreez (poetry), Vince Villanueva & Scott Avidon (jazz duo), Karen Trindle (harpist) and Ian Frobose (jazz quartet).

Soak in the ambiance, listen to music, sip wine, sample delicious foods, and experience a delightful event! NFSB provides mental health, social services and a food pantry supporting hundreds of local residents.

Proceeds enable NFSB to carry out its mission to strengthen the emotional and social well-being of individuals and families through affordable mental health counseling and social service programs.

Tickets are $75 ($85 at the door)

Featuring an eclectic mix of entertainment

Sheldrake Lukas (opera)
Mina Greiss (pop)
Xandt Wyntreez (poetry)
Vince Villanueva & Scott Avidon (jazz duo)
Karen Trindle (harpist)
Ian Frobose (jazz quartet)
The Garden Party

About the Mountsier-Hardie Garden

The Mountsier-Hardie Garden was designed by famed landscape architect Richard Hartlage and owners Silas Mountsier and Graeme Hardie. The two-plus acre space is not generally open to the public and has been featured in many publications lauding its beauty. The garden features grand views, areas of quiet contemplation, outdoor sculptures, and hundreds of rare and common plant and flower varieties.

catered by

Meet Our Sponsors

media sponsor

coffee bar sponsor

Forest Sponsors $1,000

Silas Mountsier and Graeme Hardie​

Barbara Hirsch, Danielle & Paul Schaeffer, Carol Tangorra

The Boyes Family

Pam & Al Reisch

Marla & Ryan Hunter

Edward Lee Cave

The Oak Tree Sponsors $500

The Von Hoene girls

John & Joan Roake Moore

Joe & Diane Graff

Linda & Butch Buset

Alpha Chi Rho National Fraternity and Alpha Chi Rho Educational Foundation
honor the memory of Ruth Bedford

The Dogwood Sponsors $300

Joanna Conrad

Dianne & David Wilson

Blaire Rzempoluch

Nutley Wives - Tricia Politi, Maurya Contini, Renee Mitrano, Debbie Bartell

Mary & Brad Graves

phil sainz

roseann chanley

Ken & Diane Cibelli

Heather & Armando Soto

The D'elia Family


Cheryl Biafore

Margaret Gingrich

Kathy & Jerry Clark

James McGuire

Joanna Conrad

Esposito/Knott Family

the roake family

The Hunter Family

Dianne & David Wilson

Pillepich Family


Rzempoluch/hetzer Family

The 2023 Garden Party was a resounding success!
The event featured delicious food from Mamma Vittoria, a coffee bar from Cupily, and an eclectic mix of jazz, classical & contemporary music and poetry.

View the images from the 2023 Garden Party Below