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Storybook Stroll: 'The Giving Tree' by Shel Silverstein

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September 07, 2019


Old Westbury Gardens

Old Westbury

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary

$12; $10 seniors; $7 ages 7-17; free for children six and younger, and members, are free.

Event description:

Open your ears to this modern classic tale as you stroll the gardens and, later, create a unique take home craft. Ages 3-5.

Address: 71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11590
Phone: 516-252-3392
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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