Make paper flowers, sachets and unique flowery gifts for mom at Wave Hill. May 10th and 11th. Free, admission free until noon, wavehill.org
Take mom to the New York Botanical Garden for their Mother’s Day Weekend Garden Party. May 10 and 11th, $30 for adults, $15 for children 2–12, and free for Members and children under 2.nybg.org
Take mom to learn basic Tunisian (Afghan) crochet. Make a pot holder. Materials required: One skein light colored worsted weight (#4) yarn #H crochet hook. May 10th, 10-11am, Free, Poe Park, nycparks.org Note: Intermediate and Advanced level classes are also happening same day.
Visit the Bronx Documentary Center on Mothers Day for a FREE Mother’s Day photo. May 11th, One free print per family, noon to 2pm, bronxdoc.org
Enjoy Pony Rides at the Stables in Van Cortlandt Park. May 11th, 2 to 4pm. Free, nycparks.org
Take mom to Bartow Pell Mansion Museum and walk the beautiful grounds-bring a picnic basket and enjoy lunch by the flowers. If you go Sunday, take a guided tour inside the mansion. Grounds open daily from 8:30 a.m. to dusk, free. Guided tours on Sunday-$5 for adults, $3 for seniors & students, free for children under six. bpmm.org
For your active mama, take her to an introductory hike of about 2-3 hours in the Northwest Woods of Van Cortlandt Park. May 10th 10-1pm, Van Cortlandt Park, free nycparks.org
Hey, some moms like Fishing too. Take her freshwater fishing at Crotona Park. May 11th, 12pm. Free, Crotona Park. nycparks.org
Take mom to a spa or nail salon to get pampered– we recommend Pink Shisha for a fun experience where mom can sip sangria, shop jewelry, and even enjoy some hookah if she wants to.
If you’re ready to sit in some traffic and make reservations, enjoy Mother’s Day on City Island. Seafood is always delish. cityisland.com
Need dinner help? Check out the Tasty Ladies for information on Mother’s Day restaurant specials.
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