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WEEKLY EVENTS IN WESTCHESTER COUNTY PARKS March 3 - 8, 2020

 WEEKLY EVENTS IN WESTCHESTER COUNTY PARKS  March 3 - 8, 2020 

TUESDAY, MARCH 3

 

Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers: (914) 864-7282

Caregiver and Me Pop-In: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

3- to-5-year-olds can enjoy a story, then help Farmer Brandy cook in the kitchen. Registration and fee required at (914) 864-7286. Also 3/10, 17 and 24.

 

 

THURSDAY, MARCH 5

Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers: (914) 864-7282

Caregiver and Me Book and Cook Pop-In: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

3- to-5-year-olds can enjoy a story, then help Farmer Brandy cook in the kitchen. Registration and fee required at (914) 864-7286. Also 3/12, 19 and 26.

 

SATURDAY, MARCH 7

Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers: (914) 864-7282

Sugaring Hike: 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Join the curator for a hike to see the areas used for the farm's maple sugaring operation. 

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Sugaring: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Sugaring is in full swing at the farm. Stop by the sugar shack to see how maple sap is turned into syrup.

Cranberry Lake Preserve, 1609 Old Orchard St., North White Plains: (914) 428-1005

 

Meet the Animals: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Meet and learn about the animals who live at the nature center. Registration by 3/4 at (914) 428-1005.

Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Playland Park, Rye: (914) 967-8720

The Wonder of Seeds: 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Learn about the nature of how seeds work, then plant some sunflower seeds and watch them grow at home. 

 

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

Maple Sugaring Past to Present: 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Northeast North America's history comes alive during a demonstration of the origins of this amazing product.

 

Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1, Rye: (914) 835-4466

Volunteer Work Project: Inspecting Osprey Island: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Please bring work gloves. All hand tools will be provided.

 

SUNDAY, MARCH 8

Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Route 35, Somers: (914) 864-7268

Composting Basics: 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Learn how to recycle yard and food waste to produce compost, a valuable soil amendment for the garden.

 

Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1, Rye: (914) 835-4466

Create an Edible Bird’s Nest: 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Learn how to make your own edible nest to take home with you, followed by a hike afterwards. Please contact the staff ahead of time if there are any food allergies.

 

Miller House, 140 Virginia Road, North White Plains: (914) 428-1005

“Shadow Patriots, Lady Spies of the Revolution:” 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Hear a first-hand account of how these remarkable brave patriots risked their lives to make America great and to create a better future for all of us, as told by “Ann Fisher Miller.” 

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