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Anne Jaffe Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center (Credit: John Meore)

Anne Jaffe Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center leads a group of children in playing in a pile of leaves during a center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Whirling, twirling and all fall down

Children and their families gathered at the Greenburgh Nature Center in Scarsdale on Saturday, Oct. 13, 2012, to rake, pile, jump in and generally enjoy the season's early scattering of fall leaves. Families made leaf art and learned why leaves turn color.

Anne Jaffe Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center
(Credit: John Meore)

Anne Jaffe Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center leads a group of children in playing in a pile of leaves during a center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Children play on a pile of leaves during
(Credit: John Meore)

Children play on a pile of leaves during a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center
(Credit: John Meore)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center leads a group of children through the woods to find fall leaves at a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

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Children explore a pile of leaves during a
(Credit: John Meore)

Children explore a pile of leaves during a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Children play on a pile of leaves during
(Credit: John Meore)

Children play on a pile of leaves during a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Children explore a pile of leaves during a
(Credit: John Meore)

Children explore a pile of leaves during a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Children play with fall leaves at a Greenburgh
(Credit: John Meore)

Children play with fall leaves at a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Children get help making artwork with leaves during
(Credit: John Meore)

Children get help making artwork with leaves during a center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

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Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center
(Credit: John Meore)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center leads the group in sealing the leaves in wax paper at the Greenburgh Nature Center's "WHIRLING, TWIRLING & ALL FALL DOWN" in Scarsdale. (October 13, 2012)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center
(Credit: John Meore)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center leads the group in sealing fall leaves in wax paper during a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center
(Credit: John Meore)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center leads the group through the woods to find fall leaves during a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

A child tries to get her arms around
(Credit: John Meore)

A child tries to get her arms around a tree trunk during a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center
(Credit: John Meore)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center leads a group of children through the woods to find fall leaves during a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

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Leah Sager, 3, from Yonkers finds a pine
(Credit: John Meore)

Leah Sager, 3, from Yonkers finds a pine cone during a nature hike at a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center
(Credit: John Meore)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center leads a group of children through the woods to find fall leaves during a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center
(Credit: John Meore)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center leads a group of children through the woods to find fall leaves during a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center
(Credit: John Meore)

Anne Jaffee Holmes of the Greenburgh Nature Center leads a group of children in sealing fall leaves in wax paper during a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

Children and an adult take part in a
(Credit: John Meore)

Children and an adult take part in a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

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Anne Jaffe Holmes, right, leads a group of
(Credit: John Meore)

Anne Jaffe Holmes, right, leads a group of children during a Greenburgh Nature Center program titled "Whirling, Twirling & All Fall Down" in Scarsdale. (Oct. 13, 2012)

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