Kids & Family Programs: A Tree-Mendous Celebration

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April 28, 2013

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Old Westbury Gardens

Old Westbury

All Ages

$12 museum admission

Event description: You're invited to an Old Westbury Gardens Tree-Mendous celebration honoring one of nature's grandest treasures—the tree. Spend a fun filled day learning all about this natural contributor. Highlights include the basics of tree biology, how trees influence our everyday lives, crafts, plant giveaways and more.

Address: 71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11590
Phone: 516-333-0048
Website: oldwestburygardens.org

About Old Westbury Gardens


Old Westbury Gardens, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is the former home of John S. Phipps, his wife, Margarita Grace Phipps and their four children. Completed in 1906 by the English designer, George A. Crawley, the magnificent Charles II-style mansion is nestled amid 200 acres of formal gardens, landscaped grounds, woodlands, ponds and lakes.  Westbury House is furnished with fine English antiques and decorative arts from the more than fifty years of the family's residence.

Today, Westbury Gardens welcomes visitors of all ages for guided tours of Westbury House and Gardens, in-depth tours of the formal gardens, school visits, children's programs and events, family programs, museum exhibits, classic car shows, indoor and outdoor classical concerts, summer pop concerts, slide lectures, book signings, horticultural demonstrations and workshops,  Scottish Games, botanical arts and gardening classes, and Master Gardener and Educator-led Talks and Tours of topics relating to horticulture, art, history, design and architecture.  






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