Wednesday, October 16, 2019

SATURDAY: Westchester Sketchers at Hilltop Hanover Farm


October 19th


 

Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center is a beautiful, historic 400-year-old 187-acre farm with rolling hills and scenic vistas only 45 minutes from mid-town Manhattan. Operated by Westchester County in partnership with the Friends of Hilltop Hanover Farm, the farm is dedicated to the development and advancement of sustainable agriculture, environmental stewardship, community education, and accessible food systems for all. Visitors are warmly welcomed and encouraged to visit with the farmers and animals and to take advantage of fresh organically-grown produce at their farm stand and pick-your-own vegetable gardens.


DETAILS: 

DATE: SATURDAY October 19th
Start time: 10:00 AM.

LOCATION: Hilltop Hanover Farm
1271 Hanover Street, Yorktown Heights, NY 10598 
Phone: (914) 962-2368







LUNCH: 1:00 PM. Bring your own or choose a something from the farm stand. We'll find a spot by the picnic tables.

SHOW and TELL: Following lunch, we will share our drawings and tell stories.  This is the social part of our day and not to be missed.





NOTES:
- Bring a stool if you have one.  It gives you more options.
- Dress for sunshine and cool temperatures.  Bring a hat, water and sunscreen.

Please RSVP to Cathy Gutterman cathygutterman@verizon.net 


Looking for us? 
Call/text: Cathy at (914) 625-0766 or Marianne at (914) 355-6507.
There are no fees. All drawing skill levels are welcome.


SATURDAY: Sketch Woodlawn

Hosted by Alan Wernicke

If the dead could sing - you'd hear them at Woodlawn Cemetary.  One of the largest cemeteries in New York City and a designated National Historic Landmark.   Founded in 1863 it has the character of a rural cemetery. Built on rolling hills, its tree-lined roads lead to some unique memorials.  The late autumn colors should be fantastic


It is the final resting place of the famous and infamous as well as some of the greatest names in music including:

Miles Davis, Duke Ellington, Coleman Hawkins, WC Handy, Irving Berlin, George M. Cohan, Herman Melville, Fiorello LaGuardia, Bat Masterson, FW Woolworth, Elizabeth Cady Stanton,  Joseph Pulitzer, RH Macy,  Gertrude Vanderbilt Whitney, ...  and others.



DETAILS:

When: 10 AM -  Starting time, or whenever you arrive.

Where:  We'll meet at the Main Entrance:  Webster Ave & 517 East 233rd Street, Bronx.  Take my phone number to call or text if you're late and want to find us.  There is another entrance that might be more convenient for you - (see Note below).

NOTE:  There is one long road with a double line in the middle that connects one end of Woodlawn with the other.  You might enter from the other exist.  Follow the road and it will lead you to the other sketchers.

Lunch12:00 - Bring your own food, we'll eat together outdoors.

Afternoon 1:15  PM - Back sketching at Woodlawn

Show and Tell3:00 PM for the Social part of Urban Sketching when we share drawings, good stories and and maybe a snack or refreshments if you're so inclined.


If you can’t find us
call or text Alan  at  (917) 685-5748

There are no fees.   All drawing skill levels are welcome.



Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Due to Rain, Program Postponed to Thursday October 17



Harriet the Hippo is Back!

Weekday Sketchers in Madison Sq with Harriet the Hippo




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Harriet The Hippo 

Madison Square Park has lots to offer us to sketch: the Flatiron Building, the statues in the park, Surrogates Court and the big beautiful trees inside the park.  Now there is even more: Harriet the Hippo is back in NY and living next to Madison Square Park!

Join us for a day of fun capturing this wide, wonderful, and whimsical ballerina in our sketchbooks.  Bring a stool, lunch (or get a Shake Shack Burger!) and all of your childhood memories of the Hippo Ballerina from Fantasia. 




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William Seward 


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The Flatiron Building






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Appellate Court 




DATE:  THURSDAY  OCTOBER 17, 2019 

STARTING TIME: 10:30 AM

LOCATION:  MADISON SQUARE PARK
                       23RD ST at the intersection of 5th Ave and Broadway

TRANSPORTATION: N. Q, R, W to 23rd Street




Please RSVP directly to Raylie Dunkel at raylie@verizon.net.  Looking for us? Call/text Raylie at 201-978-6387

Sunday, October 13, 2019



Due to Rain, Program Postponed to Thursday October 17



Harriet the Hippo is Back!

Weekday Sketchers in Madison Sq with Harriet the Hippo




Image result for how long will the hippo ballerina be in madison square park
Harriet The Hippo 

Madison Square Park has lots to offer us to sketch: the Flatiron Building, the statues in the park, Surrogates Court and the big beautiful trees inside the park.  Now there is even more: Harriet the Hippo is back in NY and living next to Madison Square Park!

Join us for a day of fun capturing this wide, wonderful, and whimsical ballerina in our sketchbooks.  Bring a stool, lunch (or get a Shake Shack Burger!) and all of your childhood memories of the Hippo Ballerina from Fantasia. 




Related image
William Seward 


Image result for Madison Sq park
The Flatiron Building






Image result for madison square park appellate court
Appellate Court 




DATE:  THURSDAY  OCTOBER 17, 2019 

STARTING TIME: 10:30 AM

LOCATION:  MADISON SQUARE PARK
                       23RD ST at the intersection of 5th Ave and Broadway

TRANSPORTATION: N. Q, R, W to 23rd Street


Please RSVP directly to Raylie Dunkel at raylie@verizon.net.  Looking for us? Call/text Raylie at 201-978-6387