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Get creative on Saturday, May 11

Discover how to use items in nature to create art, Saturday, May 11, at all six 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.

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