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Mount Kisco Library
Young elementary, Tween, Teen
Welcome spring by planting your very own bean plant using soil and seeds. Ages 5 and older. Space is limited. Registration required.
Connetquot River State Park
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary
Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and c...
6:45 PM - 8:45 PM
Audubon Center in Greenwich
Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
$5 members; $8 non-members
One of our favorite signs of spring at Audubon Greenwich is seeing and hearing the aerial mating display of the American Woodcock. Join Audubon Cen...
New York Aquarium
$25 Members; $30 Non Members
Enjoy early access to the Aquarium while you create, play, and move together to learn more about the amazing animals.
$50; Wave Hill members save 10%
Design and plant a fanciful miniature landscape in a glass container with a selection of diminutive plants, perfect for home or office. Wave Hill&r...
Rye Nature Center
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult
Visit with resident animals like snakes, turtles, and birds and discuss their life cycles. Children will learn how these animals hatch from eg...
Wolf Conservation Center
Young elementary, Tween
$14 adults; $11 children (under 12)
This is the best introduction to wolves for families with young children. Kids will learn about the mythology surrounding wolves and the impo...
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
Meet at the Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge and enjoy a slide program as well as a hike around the ponds and gardens to look for returning birds. For r...
Graduate Center of the City University of New York
Join NYC Parks GreenThumb as it celebrates their 35th Annual GreenThumb GrowTogether! They're kicking off the community gardening sea...
Cornell Cooperative Extension Rockland County
$30; $40 after March 15
Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County's Master Gardener Volunteers present Gardener's Day 2019 on Wednesday, April 3rd, from 9AM...
Greenburgh Nature Center
Teen Science Café is a space for youth to meet and network with scientists while keeping up-to-date on the latest scientific developmen...
Queens Botanical Garden
$6; $4 seniors; $2 children ages 4-12; free for children younger than 3
Enjoy family-friendly botanically themed arts and crafts activities.
10am and 2pm
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Adult
Four- and 5-year-olds and their caretakers can enjoy an hour-long session focusing on a specific farm animal each week as they hear a story, take a...
Tenafly Nature Center
$35 10-miler; $30 5-miler
Discover the natural terrain of the Lost Brook Preserve. Experience sections of the trail as you navigate over roots, rocks, and streams, through T...
$16; $13 children younger than 12
Enjoy visiting the wolves during their favorite hour - dusk. Learn about the mythology, biology and ecology of wolf families and discover why April...
Free with admission: $10; $6 students and seniors ages 65 and older; $4 children ages 6 and older; free for children younger than 6 and members
Families are invited to drop by to see live eels, with a science educator from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Hudson Rive...
Tween, Teen, Adult
A science educator from the NYS Department of Environmental Conservation’s Hudson River Eel Project shares the incredible journey of Anguilla...
$6 adults; $4 seniors; $2 children ages 4 to 12; free for children 3 and younger
QBG’s First Weekend activities in April are all about herbs, including a kids activity table from 2-4pm.
Photo by H.Davi...
$60; $50 Members
Children will experience first-hand what it's like to be an animal keeper! This fast-paced program is jammed full of special experiences that d...
Suffolk County Farm & Education Center
Looking for a new way to decorate your springtime eggs? Want to create beautiful colorful eggs that will last a lifetime? Join Suffolk County Farm ...
Prices vary for rides
On opening day at Coney Island's Luna Park, take a thrilling ride on the famous Cyclone or the Thunderbolt Rollercoaster. Plus, enjoy games, li...
The Nature Place Day Camp
The Nature Place Day Camp’s Primitive Living Skills is an immersive, hands-on (and hands-in—the fire pit, the dirt, the stream) program...
$25 per participant
Part 2 of our 2 part Bowl and Spoon workshop for Families (series A). Check out our website for other upcoming topics and workshops designed to get...
Pelham Art Center
Spring has arrived! The cherry trees are starting to bloom again and we celebrate the eighth annual Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival at Pelham Art ...
Sheldrake Environmental Center
Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween
$5; free for members and children younger than 2
You caught a shadow cross the street out of the corner of your eye. Something has raided your bird feeder. You hear strange noises at night. Could ...
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