Monday, July 25, 2011

☞ INTRODUCING: Morris-Jumel Historic Garden

August 1st-5th, Monday – Friday from 11: 00 AM -2:00 PM, Historic Garden Summer Workshop at the Morris-Jumel Mansion, 65 Jumel Terrace, between 160th and 161st Street.  Children will learn why gardens were so important during the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries in this weeklong workshop. The majority of the time will be spent outside in the mansion’s historic sunken garden studying nature, planting and watering seeds.  Children will make journals, leaf rubbings, terrariums and other projects they will get to take home with them at the end of the week.

The workshop is appropriate for students ages 6 and up and an adult learning partner is required to stay with the student. Registration for the week is FREE but advanced registration is required. Call to reserve at 212.923. 8008.  More details on the Morris-Jumel Mansion site: LINK

1 comment:

  1. The offerings at this very important, historic site have become great of late! See you can raise kids in the city and give them all the perks of suburban living, like gardens & lawns.