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June 18, 2019, 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM @ Helen Whitney Chase Auditorium
Today, twenty bridges link the island to the boroughs of Brooklyn, Queens,
and The Bronx, and to New Jersey. Kevin Woyce will tell the stories of how and why the most famous bridges were built, including the High Bridge of the Croton
Aqueduct, the Brooklyn, Manhattan, Williamsburg, Queensboro, and
Triborough Bridges, and the George Washington Bridge. The program is
illustrated with original photographs and historic images of Manhattan’s
iconic bridges—past and present—and of the city they helped to shape. Please register online for this free program.
June 25, 2019, 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM @ Helen Whitney Chase Auditorium
Whether you are a gardener who wants to see more butterflies in your garden, a butterfly enthusiast who wants to bring that passion to the garden, or someone who simply wants to make their garden or yard friendlier to Monarchs or other butterflies, Jane Hurwitz, butterfly expert, will provide ideas about protecting the entire life cycle of butterflies that visit our gardens, plant selection, and creative ideas on how to make our yards and gardens an oasis for butterflies and other creatures.
Jane is the editor of Butterfly Gardener magazine and former director of the Butterfly Garden and Habitat Program for the North American Butterfly Association. She has spent decades observing and writing about the interface of butterflies and gardens. In addition to butterfly gardening, Jane has a life-long maniacal obsession with plants and gardening of all types. Please register online for this free program.