Family & Kids Programs
Make Up! Maker Project: Predator PortrayalsSaturday, May 20, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Join a guided gardens walk to unearth your inner artist! Gather natural inspiration to form a seasonally inspired take home craft. Ages 6 and up. Free with admission.
Think Up! Old Westbury Whodunit: Self-guided Scavenger HuntSaturday, May 27, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm Investigate the wonders of nature and history’s mysteries. Fact finding hunts through Westbury House and gardens uncover clues and solve riddles. Ages 8 and up. Free with admission.
Listen up Storybook Strolls: Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland by Lewis CarrollSaturday, June 3, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Open your ears to classic and modern tales as we stroll the gardens and, later, create a unique take home craft. Ages 3-5. Free with admission. All ages.
Eat Up! What's Cookin': HoneySaturday, June 10, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Discover tasty delights growing in our garden beds! Concoct and sample a simple recipe full of delicious seasonal flavors. Free with admission. All ages.
Make Up! Maker Projects Plexi Painted ImpressionsSaturday, June 17, 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm During the Seward Johnson exhibition our children and family programs will focus on the world of art. Join a guided gardens walk and activity to unearth your inner artist! Ages 6 and up. Free with admission.
Find a Flower FairyThursday and Friday, June 22 and 23, 4:00 pm - 6:30 pm Young children are invited to follow clues to discover the fairy world that magically appears in the gardens at Midsummer. The event also features music and storytelling with Johnny Cuomo. 45 minute sessions at 4:00 pm, 4:30 pm, 5:00 pm, 5:30 pm, 6:00 pm, 6:30 pm. For ages 4-8. Space is limited. Advance timed registration required. $12.00 / $10:00 member, (includes materials, refreshment and admission for 1 adult). Please register by CLICKING below the on the timeslot you wish to attend:
Thursday, June 22
Friday, June 23
Think Up: Old West bury Whodunits: Plant PictogramsSaturday, June 24 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm - Investigate the wonders of nature and history’s mysteries. Fact finding hunts through Westbury House and gardens uncover clues and solve riddles. Ages 8 and up. Free with admission.