WEEKLY EVENTS IN WESTCHESTER COUNTY PARKS: Monday, Nov. 13 through Sunday, Nov. 19

WEEKLY EVENTS IN WESTCHESTER COUNTY PARKS: Monday, Nov. 13 through Sunday, Nov. 19

Alfred B. DelBello Muscoot Farm, Somers: (914) 864-7282

Little Explorers, 9:30 a.m. - 10:30 a.m.

If you’re looking for something to do with your child who’s 3 to 5 years old, take them to the farm for a fun morning of stories, crafts, and animal and nature activities. Also: Nov. 21, 28, Dec. 5, 12, 19.

Get details and register at https://www.muscootfarm.org/programs-events/event-calendar.html/event/2023/10/03/1696343400/little-explorers/449877

Lasdon Park and Arboretum, Katonah: (914) 864-7268

Gardening Tuesdays, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Enhance your gardening skills and plant knowledge by working side by side with the gardeners at Lasdon Park. Tasks include planting, watering, weeding, pruning, staking, deadheading, potting up and more. Through Nov. 26, 2024.

Get details and register at https://www.lasdonpark.org/event/gardening-tuesdays/2023-09-19


Alfred B. DelBello Muscoot Farm, Katonah: (914) 864-7282

Stroller & Cruiser Walking Group, 9 a.m. - 9:30 a.m.

Looking to get out of the house with your newborn or toddler? Join us for an early-morning walk of the farm. We’ll see some animals, get fresh air and move around the barns!

Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River: (914) 864-7317

Art in the Park: Testament to the Tree, 12 p.m. - 3 p.m.

This exhibit features a variety of media including paintings, photographs, graphic design and woodwork, as well as educational materials about trees. Daily through Sunday, Dec. 17. Park admission is free; parking fees apply on weekends only: $5 with Park Pass, $10 without Park Pass.



The Westchester in White Plains

Mall Walk, 8 a.m. - 10 a.m.

Tuesdays and Fridays weekly.

Get details at https://parks.westchestergov.com/mall-walking or call (914) 231-4539.


Cranberry Lake Preserve, North White Plains: (914) 428-1005

Hike, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

Join us for a 1-mile loop! Hiking shoes are recommended.

Hilltop Hanover Farm and Environmental Center, Yorktown Heights: (914) 862-5050

Community Work Day: Field Cleanup, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

Community Work Days are all about sharing work and conversation, making the tasks and hours fly by. Be prepared to get dirty; rain or shine.

Get details and register at https://hilltophanoverfarm.org/events/event-calendar.html/event/2023/11/18/community-work-day-field-clean-up/453604

Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Rye: (914) 967-8720

Winter Duck Migration Observation, 10 a.m. - 11:30 a.m.

Witness, through a tripod scope, the behavior and movements of these waterfowl visitors. Please bring binoculars.

Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River: (914) 864-7322

Raptors Rule!, 1 p.m.- 2 p.m.

Learn all about these amazing birds of prey: their diets, behaviors and roles in our environment.

Marshlands Conservancy, Rye: (914) 835-4466

History of Marshlands Hike, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Take a walk with us and learn about Marshlands’ fascinating history.

Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Rye: (914) 967-8720

Late-Fall Shelter Building, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Kids love this program that brings people together by working together to create a structure in less than two hours!

Lenoir Preserve, Yonkers: (914) 968-5851

Fireside Storytelling, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

Join us around the warm campfire for a fire-building lesson and some great nature-related children’s stories! For ages 2 and older.

Merestead Estate, Mount Kisco: (914) 864-7958

Meadow Insect Walk, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

Explore Merestead’s meadow and all of the insects that call it home. We will learn about butterflies, moths, and dragonflies and what they’re up to this time of the year. Meet and park at the Carriage House.

Alfred B. DelBello Muscoot Farm, Somers: (914) 864-7282

Beekeeping Series: Bee Photography, 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.

This event coincides with the Westchester Beekeeping Club’s meeting about bee photography with photos from the Stone Barns apiary. No registration is required. For more information, contact beekeeper@bedfordbee.com.

Westchester County Center, White Plains: (914) 995-4050

Westchester Knicks, 3 p.m. - 5:30 p.m.

The Knicks challenge the Delaware Blue Coats.

Get details and tickets at https://countycenter.biz/event/westchester-knicks-vs-delaware/

Alfred B. DelBello Muscoot Farm, Somers: (914) 864-7282

Stargazing Picnic & Hayride, 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

Pack a picnic and take a hayride out to our back fields to gaze upon the stars and catch a glimpse of the Leonid meteor shower!


Cranberry Lake Preserve, North White Plains: (914) 428-1005

History Hike, 9:30 a.m. - 11 a.m.

We’ll take the 2-mile scenic route as we learn about the rich history of the Preserve. Hiking shoes are recommended.

Alfred B. DelBello Muscoot Farm, Somers: (914) 864-7282

Farmers Market, 9:30 a.m. - 2:30 p.m.

This is the final farmers market of the season! It features more than 20 local vendors.

Get details at https://www.muscootfarm.org/programs-events/event-calendar.html/event/2023/07/02/1688308200/muscoot-farm-s-farmers-market/441909

Westchester County Center, White Plains: (914) 995-4050

Reptile Expo, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Get details and tickets at https://countycenter.biz/event/reptile-expo/

Croton Point Park Nature Center, Croton-on-Hudson: (914) 862-5290

Archaeology Presentation, 1 p.m. - 2:30 p.m.

The NYSAA Lower Hudson Chapter presents an educational series on various archaeological projects and practices.

Alfred B. DelBello Muscoot Farm, Somers: (914) 864-7282

A Journey Through Farming in Westchester, 1 p.m. - 2 p.m.

This free interactive program for ages 6 and older will take you on a journey from the first farming in Westchester done by the indigenous peoples up to farming in the 1930s.


Submitted by Yorktown, NY

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