Art in Nature Events at 6 Westchester Nature Centers on May 11th

May 6, 2019

Discover how to use items in nature to create art, Saturday, May 11, at all six of the Westchester County nature centers:

  • Cranberry Lake Preserve, North White Plains, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Dress as a fairy and make your very own fairy house using everything in nature. Refreshments will be served. Registration is required by Wednesday, May 8 by calling (914) 428-1005.
  • Croton Point Nature Center, Croton-on-Hudson, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m.
    • Scour the shoreline for driftwood, sea glass, and other objects of interest to use to create a work of art.
  • Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Rye, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Build a rock cairn design on the beach or create a composition using found material like leaves, sticks and bark.
  • Lenoir Nature Preserve, Yonkers, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Make nature journals, fairy houses, and discover how nature can be used as art. Registration required by calling (914) 968-5851.
  • Marshlands Conservancy, Rye, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Use sweetgum balls, acorn caps, pebbles, shells or other natural objects to make your own works of art.
  • Trailside Nature Museum, Cross River, 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.
    • Create spray bottle art, botanical sun catchers and fairy masks.

For more information, visit the Westchester County Parks website