May 2014

Nearby: Lightscapes at Van Cortlandt Manor

There’s two nights left of Lightscapes! Not too far from the Bronx! About Lightscapes: Ideal for all ages, LIGHTSCAPES is a walk-through, land-art experience. Visitors will enter through a rainbow and emerge from a bubbly haze into a dreamland of curiosities spread throughout a historic landscape. Recycled elements serve as eco-friendly building blocks for intergalactic flora and friendly woodland creatures. Otherworldly mushrooms, floating fairies, and beautiful butterflies are among the thousands of creations onsite.

Birthday Idea: Vintage Rodeo Theme

By: Martha Katechis My daughter recently turned two and we wanted to throw her a birthday party that showed really who she was and not just who she admired on TV… so we decided to pick a key phrase that she loved to say and made us laugh every time! “YEEHAWWWW”!! She had seen Sherriff Cali on Disney Jr. a hand full of times, but when I introduced her to

Landscape Drawing and History Hiking at Bartow Pell Mansion

Plein Air Landscape Drawing Thursdays, May 22 – June 26 Oil painting by Geri Smith 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. City Island artist and teacher Geri Smith will help you develop your artistic direction while building technical and composition skills in an outdoor setting. Learn how to simplify landscapes into essential shape, tone, texture, and line, creating a personal visual vocabulary of b/w graphite drawings. All levels welcome. Please bring a

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, MAY 24    FAMILY ART PROJECT: WASH-AWAY PATIO Visiting artist Em Rooney invites us to create an environment of our liking for outdoor, spring enjoyment. Working primarily with air-dry, natural clay, make an inventive “patio” to take home with fossil-like imprints and structural features. Leave your patio in the rain and observe as it returns to nature. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN, MAY 25   

Review: Swim Classes at SUNY Maritime Aquatic Center

By: Martha Katechis Summer is quickly approaching and the idea of beaches and pools sound refreshing, but for parents with young children it might also sound scary.  So we wanted to be a little more prepared this season and participate in a toddler friendly swim class. My daughter and I had the pleasure of enjoying a trial swim class at SUNY Maritime Aquatic Community Class center.  Where we were in

Equality Charter School's 5k Fundraiser

Visit www.equalitycharterschool.org/5k to register. Digg this post Recommend on Facebook share via Reddit Tumblr it Tweet about it Print for later Tell a friend

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