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Story Sundays: The Eagles Are Back

February 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Join us for seasonal stories and activities about nature, animals and ecology. Appropriate for 4–7 year olds accompanied by an adult.

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Teatown Hudson River EagleFest

February 10 @ 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
Croton Point Park, 1 Croton Point Ave
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
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Join us for a winter tradition celebrating the return of the bald eagle to the Hudson Valley! Live eagle shows, bird walks & live music in heated tents, food trucks, bus tours to viewing sites (additional fee), Children’s activities, 25+ participating environmental organizations Numerous viewing sites all along the Hudson River, and more!

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Year of the Dog

February 18 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Fox, coyotes and wolves are wild cousins of our domesticated pets. How are they similar and what sets them apart? By understanding the behavior of wild canids we can better live with them in our midst. For everyone.

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Winter Mini Camp

February 19 @ 9:00 am - February 23 @ 3:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Shake off the winter blues at Teatown! The week will be filled with games, crafts, and outdoor activities to energize the housebound child. Come for a day, or two or more of fun in the outdoors.

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Climate Change and Our Food System

February 20 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Come learn from Pace University’s Dr. Melanie Dupuis and Davis Lindsey from Stone Barns about a sustainability issue we interact with every day: our food.

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Winter Wellness Walk

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Winter is a perfect time to get some exercise and experience the healing powers of nature. Each month will feature a walk—or if there is snow, a snowshoe adventure—on a different trail. Be prepared to enjoy the outdoors to benefit your heart and head. For adults.

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General Interest Meeting: Hudson River Eel Project

February 24 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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American eels are migratory fish that are hatched in the Atlantic Ocean and enter rivers as tiny “glass eels” each spring. The species is in decline over much of its range, and baseline studies are needed for conservation. Help protect this critical species. For adults and young adults.

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Sugaring Sunday

February 25 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 11, 2018

Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Stoke up the fire, it’s sugaring time at Teatown. From tapping to collecting, boiling to bottling, Teatown’s naturalists will be in Warren’s Sugar House sharing facts and folklore about this sweet time of year.

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General Interest Meeting: Northern Westchester Camera Club

February 28 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Join the Northern Westchester Camera Club for their inaugural meeting at Teatown! The club's mission is to inspire a community of photographers at all levels of experience, seeking to learn, grow, and share with each other.

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Full Moon Hike

March 2 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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The March full moon is often called the Sap Moon by Native Peoples who used the Moon’s phases to track the seasons; this time of the year heralds the sugaring season when sap begins to flow in maple trees and the ground begins to soften enough for earthworms to reappear, inviting the return of robins. Take a guided walk to Swope’s Field to watch the moon rise. Dress appropriately for weather conditions. Inclement weather cancels. For adults.

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Feed the Animals: Turtles

March 3 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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It’s feeding time at Teatown! What nutritious foods are in our animals’ lunchboxes? Each month help, watch and learn about the eating habits of Teatown’s Animal Ambassadors. For everyone.

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Eagles and Chili

March 4 @ 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
Echo Boat Launch, Veterans Plaza
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520
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Charlie Roberto will lead us on an eagle watching adventure along the Hudson. Meet 10am at Croton boat ramp. Expect to caravan to other Hudson River eagle viewing spots to the north and then return to Croton Point.

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Sugaring Sunday

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 11, 2018

Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Stoke up the fire, it’s sugaring time at Teatown. From tapping to collecting, boiling to bottling, Teatown’s naturalists will be in Warren’s Sugar House sharing facts and folklore about this sweet time of year.

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Winter Wellness Walk

March 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Winter is a perfect time to get some exercise and experience the healing powers of nature. Each month will feature a walk—or if there is snow, a snowshoe adventure—on a different trail. Be prepared to enjoy the outdoors to benefit your heart and head. For adults.

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Sugaring Sunday

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 1:00pm on Sunday, repeating until March 11, 2018

Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Stoke up the fire, it’s sugaring time at Teatown. From tapping to collecting, boiling to bottling, Teatown’s naturalists will be in Warren’s Sugar House sharing facts and folklore about this sweet time of year.

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What’s the Buzz About Pollinators?

March 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Dr
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520 United States
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Pollinators are all the buzz… but why?  They are in desperate need of help as their numbers dwindle from loss of habitat, food sources, pesticide overuse and more.  Get the sweet stuff on the vital role that native pollinators and honeybees play, and learn about pollinator friendly plants to spice up your yard and help these critical species survive.

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Pancake Brunch

March 17 @ 8:30 am - 1:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Bring your appetite for our tastiest annual tradition—the Pancake Brunch. Start your day off with stacks of hotcakes and maple syrup, hot coffee, sausages and more. Then visit Warren’s Sugar House to watch a demonstration about how our ‘liquid gold’ is produced. For everyone.

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Bluebirds of Teatown

March 25 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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What better way to greet spring than by walking the fields of Hidden Valley in search of early spring migrants including nesting bluebirds. Free. For everyone.

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Wildflower Island Guide Training

March 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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The special beauty of Teatown’s Wildflower Island is shared through enthusiastic volunteers. Start the spring with a journey to learn the wildflowers and the uniqueness of this Teatown jewel and begin training to become a Wildflower Island Guide. For adults.

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Reuse and Redevelopment: The Ever-Changing Landscape of Westchester

March 29 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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David Steinmetz of Zarin & Steinmetz, a leading law firm in land use and environmental law, will moderate a panel of experts in land development, a top-priority sustainability issue in Westchester.

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Spring Mini Camp

April 2 @ 9:00 am - April 6 @ 3:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Spring is here – get your kids outdoors to see the day! The slugs, bugs and other critters are waking from their slumber.  We’ll play games, make crafts and see what spring has to offer.  Full day campers should pack a lunch.  Snack is provided.

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Invasive Vine Cutting at Cliffdale

April 7 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Cliffdale Farm, Teatown Rd,
Ossining, 10562 United States
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Oriental bittersweet is an invasive plant that threatens the life and longevity of trees in our forests. Come help our stewardship team clear vines from the forest edge and save a tree! For adults.

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Beachcombing at the Riverwalk Center

April 8 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center, 299 Palmer Avenue
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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Mussels, oysters, crabs, sea glass, feathers! What will you find as we walk on the beach? Join a Teatown educator at the RiverWalk Center in Kingsland Point Park in Sleepy Hollow to find treasures on the shore, while learning about the natural treasure that is the Hudson River Estuary. For everyone.

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Seminar: Bears in Our Backyards

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Join biologist Budd Veverka, Director of Land Management at Mianus River Gorge, for an in-depth look at how people can live peacefully alongside bears as they return to our region. For adults.

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Spring Birds of Teatown

April 11 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Spring migration is in full swing at Teatown. Join Charlie Roberto as he searches out breeding warblers and other birds that will use the Teatown woods and meadows to raise their young. For everyone.

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Backyard Sustainability Workshop

April 14 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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How can we use our backyards to live more sustainably? This workshop will feature presentations by local experts on gardening with native plants, backyard farming and composting, green infrastructure for stormwater control.

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Family Nature Adventures: Vernal Pool Exploration

April 14 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cliffdale Farm, Teatown Rd,
Ossining, 10562 United States
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What’s in the pond at Cliffdale Farm? Spring rains bring salamanders, toads and tree frogs back to the vernal pool. Discover which animals are using the water, and why, as we scoop in the pond. For the family.

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Meet the Animals: Amazing Amphibians

April 15 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Do you know the difference between a newt and a salamander? What’s the largest rodent in Westchester? Why does this area have such a diverse number of turtle species? Each month, find out interesting facts and meet the animals that call Westchester home. For everyone.

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Feed the Animals: Crows

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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It’s feeding time at Teatown! What nutritious foods are in our animals’ lunchboxes? Each month help, watch and learn about the eating habits of Teatown’s Animal Ambassadors. For everyone.

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Stewardship at Teatown

Stewardship Restoration Day

April 21 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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In this time of year, color is returning to the forest as early-bloomers begin to emerge. Come learn about spring ephemerals and help remove the ones that don’t belong here. For adults.

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Story Sundays: The Lorax

April 22 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Our Teens and Teatown (TNT) volunteers are geared up for sharing their favorite books, crafts and activities with young families. Join in on the fun as we learn about animals, plants and everything nature. Appropriate for 4–7 year olds accompanied by an adult. For the family.

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Birding Hot Spot: Central Park

April 28 @ 7:15 am - 9:00 am
Central Park, Central Park West and 77th st
New York City, NY 10024 United States
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Join Charlie Roberto in one of the best places to see many species of warblers and other migrants. Meet in the Teatown parking lot to carpool at 6am, or at 7:15am sharp at Central Park West and 77th St. For adults.

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Seminar: The Wasting of Borneo

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Don't miss your chance to meet acclaimed author, naturalist, and native of Mt. Kisco, Alex Shoumatoff! In his eleventh book, seasoned environmental writer Shoumatoff takes readers on a journey from the woods of rural New York to the rain forests of the Amazon and Borneo, documenting both the abundance of life and the threats to these vanishing Edens in a wide-ranging narrative.

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Meet the Animals: Radical Reptiles

May 6 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Do you know the difference between a newt and a salamander? What’s the largest rodent in Westchester? Why does this area have such a diverse number of turtle species? Each month, find out interesting facts and meet the animals that call Westchester home. For everyone.

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Birding Hot Spot: Central Park

May 10 @ 7:15 am - 10:00 am
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Join Charlie Roberto in one of the best places to see many species of warblers and other migrants. Meet in the Teatown parking lot to carpool at 6am, or at 7:15am sharp at Central Park West and 77th St. For adults. Free.

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Teatown PlantFest: First Pick

May 11 @ 4:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Come to the opening night festivities! Whether you are a serious gardener or an eager first-timer, this is a plant sale with farmers market appeal. Includes small plates, wine, and local craft beer.

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Teatown PlantFest: Free Admission

May 12 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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PlantFest brings it all together: abundant plant varieties (natives, perennials, annuals, herbs and vegetables), expert helpers and over a dozen complementary vendors offering everything from jewelry and ceramics to handmade wooden bowls and kayaks, farm-to-table produce and artisanal breads, herbal vinegars and bee creams – even knife and tool-sharpening.

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Birding Hot Spot: Central Park

May 15 @ 7:15 am - 10:00 am
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Join Charlie Roberto in one of the best places to see many species of warblers and other migrants. Meet in the Teatown parking lot to carpool at 6am, or at 7:15am sharp at Central Park West and 77th St. For adults.

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Shoot-Me-Straight Solar

May 17 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Are you interested in going solar, but aren’t quite ready to speak with a salesperson? Seth Weintraub and other home solar users will be on-hand to discuss their experiences with solar panels and answer your questions about installing this renewable energy infrastructure in your own home. For adults.

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Beachcombing at the Riverwalk Center

May 19 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center, 299 Palmer Avenue
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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Mussels, oysters, crabs, sea glass, feathers! What will you find as we walk on the beach? Join a Teatown educator at the RiverWalk Center in Kingsland Point Park in Sleepy Hollow to find treasures on the shore, while learning about the natural treasure that is the Hudson River Estuary. For everyone.

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Feed the Animals: Birds of Prey

May 19 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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It’s feeding time at Teatown! What nutritious foods are in our animals’ lunchboxes? Each month help, watch and learn about the eating habits of Teatown’s Animal Ambassadors. For everyone.

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Story Sundays: Up in the Garden and Down in the Dirt

May 20 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Our Teens and Teatown (TNT) volunteers are geared up for sharing their favorite books, crafts and activities with young families. Join in on the fun as we learn about animals, plants and everything nature. Appropriate for 4–7 year olds accompanied by an adult. For the family.

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Flipping the Switch on Light Pollution

May 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
Croton Free Library, 171 Cleveland Dr
Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520 United States
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Light Pollution is the wasteful use of lighting, which brightens the sky needlessly. Unlike other forms of pollution, reversing this trend could be as easy as flipping a switch. Join Scott Levine, astronomy writer & communicator and dark sky advocate based in Croton-on-Hudson. For adults. Free.

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Electric Car Show

June 2 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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A panel discussion and Q&A session with electric car owners will be followed by a show of several popular electric car models in the lot across from the Nature Center. This is a unique opportunity to see if an EV makes sense as your next car, without sales pressure. For adults.

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Beachcombing at the Riverwalk Center

June 3 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center, 299 Palmer Avenue
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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Mussels, oysters, crabs, sea glass, feathers! What will you find as we walk on the beach? Join a Teatown educator at the RiverWalk Center in Kingsland Point Park in Sleepy Hollow to find treasures on the shore, while learning about the natural treasure that is the Hudson River Estuary. For everyone.

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A Little Moth Magic

June 8 @ 7:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Cliffdale Farm, Teatown Rd,
Ossining, 10562 United States
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Join Charlie Roberto at Cliffdale Farm as he lights up the night to attract moths and other flying insects. For everyone.

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Breeding Birds of Putnam

June 9 @ 7:00 am - 9:30 am
Clarence Fahnestock State Park, 1498 Route 301
Carmel, NY 10512 United States
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Putnam County’s Fahnestock State Park has a high elevation and forested paths that offer many opportunities to spot a variety of warblers, vireos, hawks and other birds. Meet at the Pelton Pond Parking area on Rte. 301. For adults.

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Family Nature Adventures: Creepy Crawly Hunt

June 9 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Millipedes, earthworms, and insects, oh my! Take a hike to discover these creepy crawly animals that call Teatown home and learn about the important roles they play in the forest community. For the family.

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Feed the Animals: Amphibians

June 16 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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It’s feeding time at Teatown! What nutritious foods are in our animals’ lunchboxes? Each month help, watch and learn about the eating habits of Teatown’s Animal Ambassadors. For everyone.

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Story Sundays: Box Turtle at Long Pond

June 17 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Our Teens and Teatown (TNT) volunteers are geared up for sharing their favorite books, crafts and activities with young families. Join in on the fun as we learn about animals, plants and everything nature. Appropriate for 4–7 year olds accompanied by an adult. For the family.

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