Spring Adornments: Wearable Art Workshop
Thursday, April 13, 11-1pm
It's time to make something new for your springtime wardrobe. Get creative with jewelry artist Phyllis Ger at our wearable art workshop. Make a necklace, bolo, wrist band, or adornment for your spring bonnet drawing on a colorful array of beads, trinkets and decorative materials provided. Learn some tips and new techniques from our expert.
This family-friendly workshop is held during school-break week. Open to adult and child participants.
Admission $5 / $8 per family; children under 3 free.
About the instructor: A woman of many talents, you may have met Phyllis Ger on one of our house tours. She designs jewelry and teaches jewelry-making workshops, in addition to being a Voelker Orth tour guides.
Green Garden/Green Planet
A Family-Friendly Earth Day Program
Saturday, April 22, 1:00 – 3:30pm
Come get into the nitty-gritty of a cleaner and greener environment.
Join us on Earth Day. Learn about ways to care for and enjoy our natural environment. It is an afternoon of art, hands-on workshops and take-away information. Meet artist Nancy Rakoczy and some of the organizations committed to sustaining an eco-friendly planet, including NYC H2O and the Shore Walkers. Information on recycling, composting and other earth-friendly resources in our community.
Light refreshments will be served. Admission $5 / $8 per family; children under 3 free.
Sunday, May 21 at 2:00pm
The musical ensemble Eart'Acte with flautist Stephen C. Josephs will have the flowers swaying to the music. Josephs is a composer and musician with an impressively versatile mastery of musical genres. So, don your bonnet and join us for a delightful performance followed by a lawn tea. We bring together fabulous music, a garden of spring flowers with cocktails and a selection of savory & sweet treats, and luscious teas for a Sunday afternoon .
Admission is $25 and $20 for members and students, inclusive of food and drink. In the event of rain the program moves indoors.
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