Activities for Kids Who Love Animals in Westchester in November

Activities for Kids Who Love Animals in Westchester in November

Meet furry friends at one of these top kid-friendly activities for animal lovers in Westchester this November. Go birdwatching, learn about animals, meet the animals of the Greenburgh Nature Center, check out the Wolf Conservation Center, and more!

Hibernation, Migration, Adaptation, Oh My!
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 2, 1-2pm
WHERE: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Meet some of the native animals to gain a better understanding on how they survive in winter.
WANT TO GO? $8; $5 members. 914-723-3470. https://greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Winter Birds
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 3, 1-2pm
WHERE: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Get up close and personal with some of the birds and learn why they choose to migrate or adapt to winter life.
WANT TO GO? $8; $5 members. 914-723-3470. https://greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Tales for Tails FREE
WHEN: Thursday, Nov. 7, 6pm
WHERE: The Field Library, 4 Nelson Avenue, Peekskill, NY
AGES: 5-12
WHAT: Children in 1st grade and up are invited to read to a specially trained dog. Sign-up is required.
WANT TO GO? 914-737-0847. https://fieldkids.wordpress.com/.

Veteran's Week at Mystic Aquarium
WHEN: Nov. 9 - 17, 9am-5pm
WHERE: Mystic Aquarium, 55 Coogan Blvd, Mystic, Connecticut
AGES: All
WHAT: Mystic Aquarium will honor our nation's heroes for an entire week with free admission with a valid U.S. military ID.
WANT TO GO? FREE with Military ID. 860-572-5955. https://mysticaquarium.org/event/veterans-day/2019-11-09/.

Reptile Expo
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 10, 9am-4pm
WHERE: Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Breeders and vendors will have thousands of live pet reptiles, amphibians, and arachnids on display and for sale at discounted prices.
WANT TO GO? $10; $5 kids 7-12; free for children younger than 7. 914-995-4050. http://reptileexpo.com.

Falconry Presentation: Skyhunters in Flight
WHEN: Monday, Nov. 11, 1pm
WHERE: Wave Hill, West 249th Street and Independence Avenue, Bronx, NY
AGES: 9 and older
WHAT: Watch hawks, falcons, and owls sharpen their hunting skills during an exciting outdoor flight demonstration. Ages 8 and older with an adult. 
WANT TO GO? $10; $6 students and seniors 65 and older; $4 children 6 and older; free for children younger than 6. 718-549-3200. wavehill.org.

Meet the Animals
WHEN: Monday, Nov. 11, 1-2pm
WHERE: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Get up close and hands-on with some of the Nature Center's live animals!
WANT TO GO? $8; $5 members. 914-723-3470. https://greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Zoo Tots
WHEN: Nov. 12 - 13, 10:30am
WHERE: Beardsley Zoo, 1875 Noble Ave., Bridgeport, CT
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: This 45-minute program may include songs or games, live animals, and a simple craft. Ages 22 months-4 years. Pre-registration required. 
WANT TO GO? $15 adult and one child; $10 members. 203-394-6563. beardsleyzoo.org.

Awesome Adaptations FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 16, 1-2:30pm
WHERE: Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, One Playland Parkway, Rye, New York
AGES: All
WHAT: See the incredible ways an animal's adaptations keep it alive. Meet live animals!
WANT TO GO? 914-967-8720. friendsofreadwildlifesanctuary.org.

Bugging Out
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 16, 1-2pm
WHERE: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Explore the local wildlife on a bug hunt and complete a craft.
WANT TO GO? $8; $5 members. 914-723-3470. https://greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Nature’s Nurturers
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 17, 1-2pm
WHERE: Greenburgh Nature Center, 99 Dromore Road, Scarsdale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn about maternal and paternal care in the wild!
WANT TO GO? $8; $5 members. 914-723-3470. https://greenburghnaturecenter.org.

Meet the Animals FREE
WHEN: Saturday, Nov. 23, 1-2pm
WHERE: Cranberry Lake Preserve, 1609 Old Orchard St., North White Plains, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Meet and learn about the nature center animals.
WANT TO GO? 914-428-1005. parks.westchestergov.com/cranberry-lake.

Turkey Talk FREE
WHEN: Sunday, Nov. 24, 1-2pm
WHERE: Muscoot Farm, 51 Route 100, Katonah, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Get up close and learn all about turkeys during this interactive program.
WANT TO GO? 914-864-7282. muscootfarm.org.

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