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Family Nature Adventures: Not So Scary Snakes

April 8, 2017 @ 11:00 am
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Snakes are some of the most misunderstood creatures on the planet. Scary serpent or valuable predator? Slimy slitherer or rad reptile? Meet a few of Teatown’s snake ambassadors and make a snake finger puppet to take home.

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Family Nature Adventures: Feather Your Nest

May 20, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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How difficult can it be to build a nest? Birds do it without hands, by using their beaks and feet. See if you can rise to the challenge and create a nest of your own!

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Pollination Station

June 10, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Flowers are pollination stations! Just how does pollen get to where it has to go? What role do animals play in pollination? By dissecting a flower we’ll see what the buzz is about, and learn why protecting our native pollinators is vital.

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Family Nature Adventures: Mighty Metamorphosis

June 17, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Grab a net and join in as we scoop for tadpoles and dragonfly nymphs in the pond. Then find out what mighty metamorphosis does to these creatures! For Families.

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Monarch Madness

September 23, 2017 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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The fall migration of monarch butter-flies is a wonder of the natural world. We will investigate the fields around Teatown in search of migrating monarchs, and create a butterfly to take home. For families.

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Story Sundays: Red Leaf, Yellow Leaf

October 22, 2017 @ 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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Story Sundays: Gobble, Gobble

November 19, 2017 @ 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. For the family.

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Story Sundays: Forest Bright

December 10, 2017 @ 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. For the family.Register Programs require pre-registration. Online registration available until noon the day before the event. If online registration is not available, call (914) 762-2912 x110 to register. Refund Policy No refunds will be issued within 2 weeks of a program unless cancelled by Teatown. If a program is cancelled, refunds will be issued in full within one week from the program…

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Decorate A Tree For Wildlife

December 16, 2017 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Join us for a Teatown holiday tradition that celebrates nature’s gift to us by creating decorations with goodies for the birds, squirrels and other wildlife. For everyone. 

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Story Sundays: Under the Snow

January 7 @ 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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Butterfly Count

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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An annual rite of summer, the North American Butterfly Count is a way for all butterfly enthusiasts to partake in a citizen scientist monitoring effort. Join Charlie Roberto to locate and count butterflies on the preserve. Participants should be prepared to hike over rough terrain. Ages 6+.

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Summer Saturday Adventures: Life in Teatown Lake

July 7 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Summertime is a great time for exploration and discovery Teatown-style! Lace up your hiking boots, and join us for habitat hikes, and stream stomps. Each adventure will start with a story and end with an activity, with plenty of time for discovery in between. For the family.

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Summer Saturday Adventures: Bailey Brook Stream Stomp

July 21 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Summertime is a great time for exploration and discovery Teatown-style! Lace up your hiking boots, and join us for habitat hikes, and stream stomps. Each adventure will start with a story and end with an activity, with plenty of time for discovery in between. For the family.

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Summer Saturday Adventures: Beaver Dams and Lodges

August 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Summertime is a great time for exploration and discovery Teatown-style!  Lace up your hiking boots, and join us for habitat hikes, and stream stomps.  Each adventure will start with a story and end with an activity, with plenty of time for discovery in between. For the family.

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Great Hudson Estuary Fish Count with Teatown

August 11 @ 2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center, 299 Palmer Avenue
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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Take part in a citizen science project and enjoy a mid-summer day as the tide goes out! Join educators from Teatown and artists from Strawtown Art and Garden Studios at the Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center in Sleepy Hollow. Help us seine for fish and other creatures and share the results with other sites taking part in the Fish Count. With Strawtown create an artistic rendering of your experience to take home. For everyone.

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Summer Saturday Adventures: Insect Survey

August 25 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am
Cliffdale Farm, Teatown Rd,
Ossining, 10562 United States
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Summertime is a great time for exploration and discovery Teatown-style!  Lace up your hiking boots, and join us for habitat hikes, and stream stomps.  Each adventure will start with a story and end with an activity, with plenty of time for discovery in between. For the family.

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Pond Life

September 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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There is a lot happening in Teatown Lake as fall approaches. Dragonflies dart and zoom, turtles come up to bask, and fish rise to the bait. The animals that you don’t see are just as interesting, so grab a net and get scooping! For everyone.

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Fairy Houses and Gnome Homes

September 23 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Nature’s friends need roofs over their heads! Using natural items found on the forest floor, pinecones, twigs, pebbles, acorns and more, construct a home for your favorite fairy or gnome to live in. For the Family.

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Turtles of the Hudson Valley

October 13 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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The many turtles native to the Hudson Valley come in all shapes and sizes, each with their own unique characteristics. Meet Lily, Mr. Woody, Tangerine, and our other turtle ambassadors and see what makes each specially adapted to their habitat. For families.

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River Beach Rendezvous

October 21 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Kathryn W. Davis RiverWalk Center, 299 Palmer Avenue
Sleepy Hollow, NY 10591 United States
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Come out for an afternoon on the beach of the river! Join Teatown educators and Strawtown artists for a creative Nature Art gathering. Learn what’s so amazing about the wide bay area of the Hudson River, and be guided in making art with natural found objects combined with fine art materials. Program is rain or shine. For everyone.

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Animals Nobody Likes

October 28 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Spiders, snakes, bats, and bugs! So many different animals get a bad rap due to age-old superstitions and stories. Teatown’s myth buster, Elissa Schilmeister, will share her knowledge of the importance of all these animals for a healthy world. There will be plenty of opportunity to touch some of these misunderstood creatures. For everyone.

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Hidden in Plain Sight

November 4 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Camouflage! In the animal world it’s all about hiding in plain sight so as not to be eaten. Come meet a few experts in the art of deception and play a game to test your skill at concealment. For families.

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Rabbit Hop!

November 10 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Hop right on over for a hippity-hoppity good time with Teatown’s rabbits. We’ll make bunny ears and tails to fit right in. For families with children ages 3—5.

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Turkey Time

November 18 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Take time out to discover a little more about turkeys before their big day! Make a craft, listen to a story, and take a short hike to learn about their natural history. For families.

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Telltale Tracks

December 2 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
Teatown, 1600 Spring Valley Rd
Ossining, NY 10562 United States
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Some very interesting tracks have been found on the grounds around the Visitor Center. What tales do these tracks tell? Using clues and a map we’ll search for the animal that left the clues for us to follow, and have fun solving a mystery. For families with children 4-6 years old.

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