crafts

This Weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, SEPTEMBER 6    FAMILY ART PROJECT: BECOME A PALISADES PROTECTOR Learn about Theodore Roosevelt’s role in preserving the cliffs and beautiful vista of the Palisades. Connect to your inner preservationist! Consider what piece of nature you’d like to preserve for future generations to enjoy, and add your painted and collaged image to a group panorama installation. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. Illustrious Residents event. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM   SUN,

Build a Mini-Crate Pencil Holder at Home Depot

Build a Mini-Crate Pencil Holder Come learn how to build a mini-crate pencil holder FREE hands-on workshops; designed for children ages 5 – 12 All kid get to keep their craft, receive a FREE certificate of achievement, a Workshop Apron, and a commemorative pin while supplies last. Children must be present at the store to participate in the workshop and receive the kit, apron and pin. Kids Workshop activities are

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   

Upcoming Events at Wave Hill

SAT, APRIL 12    FAMILY ART PROJECT: DRAWING ON NATURE Use materials like sticks and wax to sketch nature in an innovative way. Visiting artist and current Glyndor Gallery exhibitor Linda Stillmandemonstrates an easy staining technique to add touches of color to our sketches, using dirt and flowers. Watch all the pieces come together as we combine individual projects to make an outdoor, group installation. Free, and admission to the grounds is

Easter Picks from Oriental Trading

Bronxmama Easter Party Picks from Oriental Trading Pastel Round Easter Baskets These baskets are the perfect size for an Easter event we are helping out with. Big enough to hold eggs for their egg hunt- but perfect size for those little egg hunters, these baskets are adorable and at a great price for large parties. $6.00/dozen   Animal Egg Decorating Craft Kit Dying and painting eggs is fun, but these

Recap: BronxMama Costume Dance Party

October is always a fun month full of apple picking, pumpkin picking, and Halloween activities- and it’s one of our favorite months to plan activities for! This weekend Bronxmama hosted our first ever Halloween Costume Dance party. Let’s just say it was a SPOOKtacular event! Held at Beso Lounge here in the Bronx, our little ghosts..OOPS I mean guests- had the chance to do Halloween crafts, munch on healthy snacks,

This weekend at Wave Hill

SAT, OCTOBER 12    FAMILY ART PROJECT: BUILDINGS ON THE LAND With the Family Art Project back in its original home in Wave Hill House, consider the varied structures at Wave Hill. Then create your own homey structure using clay, cardboard and natural and recycled materials. Free, and admission to the grounds is free until noon. WAVE HILL HOUSE, 10AM‒1PM             SUN, OCTOBER 13    BIRDING WALK Naturalist Gabriel Willow contributes his

Doubling Up: Craft that doubles as a toy

A lot of crafting goes on in this house. Between a country mom who made everything from floral arrangements to bird houses, and a dad who has made enough model airplanes to fill his basement ceiling- it’s no wonder I passed my project making genes onto my 7 year old. You know it’s bad when I have to tell her to stop making crafts. You see, I’m all for crafting.

Create Victorian Valentines Day Cards

Victorian Valentine Workshop Saturday, February 9 1 – 3 p.m. Show that you care–not with a boring, store-bought card, but with a handmade, full-of-charm, sure-to-woo original creation. Learn about the history of valentines and the printed scraps used to make them in the 19th century while you craft your own memorable valentine. A fun workshop for the whole family! Cost $8 adults, seniors, students Registration required 718.885.1461 info@bpmm.org Digg this

The Bronx Council on the Arts and the Huntington Free Library present: A “Holiday Ornaments” Craft Workshop

Sat, 12/15/2012 – 12:00pm – 3:00pm Holiday Ornaments with Gail Sharbaan is part of the free series of Third Saturday Family Craft Workshops pre-sented by the Bronx Council on the Arts and the Huntington Free Library through April 20, 2013 at the Huntington Free Library. Gail Sharbaan teaches crafting and creative writing to youths and adults at various community-based programs in the Bronx. Her artwork has been featured in exhibitions

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