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June programs at Grey Towers


May 28, 2014

MILFORD, PA — Arts and culture are the focus of the special programs planned for the month of June at Grey Towers National Historic Site.

On Thursday, June 5 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. is the free Come Paint with Me workshop, a plein air painting non-instructional program. Bring your own materials. Meet at the Visitor Pavilion. Call 570/775-6896 or visit www.joanpolishook-art.com.

On Wednesday, June 11 at 5:30 p.m. is the Architecture Tour, focused on the architectural features and history behind the design of this 1886 mansion. Regular tour fees apply. Call 570/296-9630 to register.

On Saturday, June 14 from 1 to 4 p.m., free and open to the public, is The Art of Lacemaking. Watch as the Lost Art Lacers of North New Jersey practice the art of lacemaking and learn about the Pinchot lace collection.

On Saturday, June 14 at 5:30 p.m. is the historic piano concert “Four Hands on Mozart’s Fortepiano,” co-sponsored by Kindred Spirits Arts Program. For info or tickets, visit www.kindredspiritsarts.org or call 570/296-7429.

On Saturday, June 21 at dusk is the free outdoor family film and children’s craft activity. Bring a picnic dinner. Free craft activity for kids starts at 7 p.m. Call 570/296-9625 or contact info@greytowers.org for details. Rain date: Sunday, June 22.