River of Words programs for all ages
The Hudson Highlands Land Trust at Winter Hill in Garrison will hold River of Words outdoor arts and crafts workshops this summer. Morning programs are geared for the “Mommy and Me” set, while afternoon offerings are for older, school-aged children. Children should wear appropriate footwear for a walk in the woods or meadow, and dress for a mess.
The morning workshops for ages 3 through 6 (children under 5 must be accompanied by caregiver) are Forest Fun with Irene O’Garden, Tuesday, July 28, 10 to 11:30 a.m.; and Enchanted Forest with Lisa Mechaley, Aug. 4, 10 to 11:30 a.m.
Afternoon workshops for ages 8 and up include Create Birdfeeders with Barbara Galazzo, Tuesday, July 28, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.; Clay Workshop with Diane Mary, Thursday, July 30, 1 to 3:30 p.m.; and Nature’s Shadow with Kali Bird, Aug. 11 and 13, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.
HHLT is also offering a Hike and Orienteering Challenge for Teens, for ages 12 to 15, Saturday, Aug. 29, 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. with Kali Bird and Matt Decker (wear hiking shoes and bring plenty of water).
Healthy snacks will be provided during all programs. There is a $10 materials fee for all programs except for the clay and birdfeeder workshops, which have a $20 materials fee.