Friday, May 6 and Saturday, May 7: Teatown's PlantFest
Celebrating 25 Years of the Plant Sale
Volunteers still needed. Click here to volunteer.
FRIDAY MAY 6TH 4-7 PM
"First Pick" Admission $10
"Small Plates" by Peter Pratt's Inn
Wine & Local Craft Beer
SATURDAY MAY 7TH 9-2 PM
Wobble Cafe Lunch
Read more about the exciting activities at the event this year here.
Teatown's Firehouse Chili Challenge: A Great Day Had by All!
Congratulations to the Croton Fire Department for winning the People's Choice and the Judges' Choice Award for best chili! Thank you to everyone who came out to the event and to our volunteers! See you next year!
(Photographed here is the winning Croton team (with their leader, Richard Cappellazzi) along with our three judges Craig Purdy, co-owner of Tagine and Umami in Croton and Peter Pratt's Inn (with Jonathan Pratt), Phil McGrath, Chair of the Food Service Administration – Culinary Arts & Management Program at Westchester Community College and Glenn Vogt, co-owner of RiverMarket Bar & Kitchen in Tarrytown and the Kittle House in Chappaqua (and Teatown Board Member) and Charlie Roberto (Croton resident, NYC fireman and Teatown Board Member).
Teatown is Hiring! Interested in Working with Us?
Learn more about the open positions here.
Wildflower Island is Open!
Tours: Saturdays, 10:00 am or 1:00 pm, Sundays, 1:00 pm
Purchase a Wildflower Island Season Pass
Good for three Wildflower Island visits during the 2016 season.
$10 Members, $18 Non-members
An Update on The Croft:
An Update on the September 30, 2015 deadline for submissions for the Croft:
The Board of Directors of Teatown has decided to defer a final decision on the future of the Croft pending Teatown’s completion of a capital needs and resources assessment currently underway.
Join Charlie Roberto birding in Central Park to catch the first waves of migrating songbirds as they make their way North. Meet in the Teatown Parking lot to carpool at 6:00 am or at 7:15 am at Central Park West and 77thSt. Free. For Adults.
This moderate hike will take us on trails that encircle Hilltop Hanover Farm in Yorktown, established in 1790 and still going strong! Rain cancels, wear hiking boots, bring lunch and water. Meets at: Club Fit Parking Lot opposite Toys “R” Us in Jefferson Valley. Call Teatown ifyou want to meet at the hike location or if the weather is questionable. For adults.
Hike Around Teatown Lake
with Ossining Superintendent Ray Sanchez
Sunday, May 1, 10:00 am
Families from the Ossining School District are welcome to hike along with Ossining School Superintendent Ray Sanchez and a Teatown educator to experience a spring day around Teatown Lake. FREE. Registration is not required! Please note that strollers are not maneuverable on the trail.
Happenings Around Teatown
Click here to read press articles written about Teatown.
April 26, 2016
Students from Keio Academy of New York visited Teatown on Sunday to participate in a stewardship project and cultural exchange with our Teens in Teatown (TNT). A group of 8 students participated with 6 TNT members in an invasive garlic mustard pull from Wildflower Woods. We thank everyone for their hard work!CONTINUE READING
April 4, 2016
High winds caused the boardwalk on the Lakeside Trail to rip off the abutment. Interns Julia and Catherine O'Halloran of Hendrick Hudson High School helped create a temporary step to allow hikers to continue to safely use the boardwalk for the weekend instead of walking on Spring Valley Road to complete the Lakeside Trail.CONTINUE READING
March 14, 2016
Members of the Rotaract Club and other student volunteers from Mercy College spent an afternoon wrapping trees around Teatown Lake to protect them from beaver. They wrapped their arms around the trees to measure the spool off fencing and cut the size they needed for each tree.CONTINUE READING