Crafts/Projects

Wave Hill Events August 31–September 7

FRI, AUGUST 31   YOGA TOGETHER Jumping frog, twisty owl, downward dog, oh my! Child and parent or caregiver practice fun yoga poses that build strength, increase flexibility and relax the body and mind in this one-hour class taught by Lisa Ferraro, an instructor at Yoga for Bliss. Incorporate breathing and relaxation techniques into a dynamic and playful experience that you and your child can enjoy together. Please wear loose, comfortable clothing

Make Your Own Silhouette Family Workshop

Saturday, September 15, 10:30 a.m. – 12:00 p.m. Make Your Own Silhouette Family Workshop Make your own silhouettes at this fun family workshop! Using a simple technique, participants young and old will create greeting cards and frameable pictures with cut-out profile self portraits while learning about 19th-century silhouettes in our fall exhibition Shade and Shadow. Suitable for ages 7 and up. Registration requested. Space limited. Cost $12 adults; $8 students;

Free Mom's Night Out Event - June 20th

Have you dreamed of having a Moroccan style Mom cave..or a japanese inspired Zen space..or are you a history buff who would love to be surrounded by greco-roman columns? Or do you want to turn your child’s room into a fairytale castle or underwater wonderland? If this sounds intriguing or you just want to learn more about what today’s hottest interior designers (like those at the Kips Bay Decorator Show

Events this Weekend Wave Hill

SAT, MARCH 24    FAMILY ART PROJECT―THE EARLY BIRD GETS INTO THE MOBILE The Early Bird Gets Into the Mobile/Móviles de pájaros Look for the first returning birds and overwintering residents, along with early migrants passing through on their way north. Cut out and balance their birdie shapes to make a colorful moving sculpture. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. ECOLOGY BUILDING, 10AM–1PM   SUN, MARCH 25    FAMILY ART

This Weekend at Wave Hill

The way winter is proceeding – it is still winter, right? – you and your kids can expect to have ample playtime outdoors or in at Wave Hill this month. So plan on joining the Family Art Project, fit in some fresh air on the Great Lawn, and then spend some time with Matthew or Cameron. Just register first for some time with the artists, and check the age guidelines for their workshops,

Easter Egg Hunt at Bartow Pell Mansion

Bartow-Pell Mansion Museum will jump-start the Easter season with its annual Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 31, 2012 from 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. This is one day when it’s okay to put all your eggs in one basket! Children from 2 to 12 years old will hunt for eggs in the formal garden, tap their talent at arts and crafts tables, and have their photo taken with the

This Weekend at Wave Hill

Spring is beckoning! Thankfully, there are events in store this week that will engage visitors even if the sky turns stormy and cold: A session with artist Matthew Burcaw in the Palm House, for instance, always a “hot” winter destination, or some time at the Family Art Project embellishing your own pot. P.S. Speaking of birdcalls, the birding walks are now free with admission, and a great excuse to look

St. Patrick's Day Eco Crafts

Saturday, March 17, 2012 1:00 P.M. We connect children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better with others. Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a safe, supportive atmosphere. While most of our programs are family friendly, the programs highlighted here are specifically for young

Events at Wave Hill

A whole new season of programs opens this week, just in time to help propel us toward that enticing threshold between winter and spring. Start with a session with artist Paul Deo at Family Art Project. Will you and your young companions notice if there is snow on the ground (however unlikely that seems at the moment)? Probably. Will it make you all fall in love with the season? We’re

Free Event: Build a Race Car

Build a #20 Race Car Kids can build and race this #20 speedster race car. Kids will learn to build their very own race car while learning tool safety Have fun, make friends and gain a sense of achievement and work ethic Dates: Saturday, March 3, 2012 Time: 9 a.m. – 12 p.m.   Bronx Home Depot Locations: Bruckner Blvd And Brush #6877 2560 Bruckner Blvd Bronx, NY 10465 (718)828-1071 Bronx

Valentines Day Events at the library

Valentines Day Wreath Create a heart-shaped wreath to hang on your door using red ribbon and cellophnae. Morris Park Library (Adults) Saturday, February 11, 2012, 11 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.   Valentine’s Day Arts and Crafts with Sandi Lusk and Woody Brundage Hands-on projects using a variety of skills. Westchester Square Library For infants to age 18 months, ages 18 to 36 months, ages 3 to 5 years, ages 5

Valentine's Day Eco Crafts at the Crotona Nature Center

Sunday, February 12, 2012 1:00 p.m. The center connects children with nature to encourage active exploration of the natural world. Children who spend time outdoors develop strong imaginations and learn to socialize better with others. Urban Park Rangers are role models who encourage children to let their imaginations run wild in a safe, supportive atmosphere. All supplies provided. Location: Crotona Nature Center (in Crotona Park), Bronx Cost: Free Event Organizer:

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