11/23/19

2-4pm

National Geographic Encounter: Ocean Odyssey

Times Square

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween

$39.50; $32.50 children ages 3-12

Explore the Pacific Ocean as a family—without even leaving New York City! Through a virtual immersive experience, you'll&n...

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11/16/19

1-2pm

Greenburgh Nature Center

Scarsdale

All Ages

$8; $5 members

Learn about Earth's forgotten heroes: bugs! At this program, you will get to meet some interesting insects and hear about the important jobs th...

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11/16/19

1-2:30pm

Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary

Rye

All Ages

FREE

Big ears! Sharp claws! Slimy skin! Those are just a few of the adaptations that help animals to survive. See the incredible ways an animal's ad...

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11/16/19

2-4:30pm

The Nature Place Day Camp

Chestnut Ridge

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$25 per person

Throughout history, humans have recognized that their security and survival depend on providing for themselves the four sacred, basic needs: shelte...

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11/16/19

10-11:30am

Caleb Smith State Park

Smithtown

Young elementary

$4

When fall arrives, many creatures get ready for the harsh weather of winter. Through hands-on activities and costumes, discover how many animals an...

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11/16/19

9:30-11:30am

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Douglaston

Young elementary

$26

Does your child dream of being a veterinarian? Send them to APEC to learn the basics of animal care. All animals need food, water and shelter to su...

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11/16/19

9:30-11:30am

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Douglaston

Tween, Teen

$26

Have you ever wondered what your pet was thinking, or whether the fly on the wall could feel emotions like we do? We’re taking animal care to...

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11/16/19

10:00am-1:00pm

George Seuffert Bandshell, Forest Park

Woodhaven

All Ages

FREE

The NYC Compost Project hosted by Queens Botanical Garden and NYC Parks are leading Leaf Crunch 2019 in Forest Park.  Come help us rake l...

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11/16/19

10am

Grand Army Plaza

Prospect Heights

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$20 adults suggested donation; $10 children under 12

A great abundance of edible and medicinal wild plants and mushrooms makes this park a great place for foraging in late fall.&nb...

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11/16/19

11am-3pm

Wyckoff House Museum

East Flatbush

All Ages

FREE

Drop in with the family to explore New York City’s oldest house. Arrive by 1pm for a unique hands-on making activity.

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11/16/19

11am-1pm

Lentol Garden

Greenpoint

All Ages

FREE

Join NYU and Queens Botanical Garden for a Honey Bee Extravaganza!

Activities include:

11/16/19

9am-12pm

Hallockville Museum and Farm

Riverhead

All Ages

$7; $5 members

Mary Laura Lamont, local naturalist and birding expert, will lead the search through the woods and fields of Hallockville and Hallock State Pa...

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11/16/19

2-3pm

Center for Science Teaching and Learning-Tanglewood Preserve

Rockville Center

Young elementary, Tween

$9

Fossils may be from creatures long gone, but their bones are still with us and have stories to tell if you know how to read them! Come learn about ...

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11/16/19

10:30am-12pm

Greenwich Audubon Center

Greenwich

Young elementary, Tween, Teen, Adult

$8; $5 members

Have you ever wondered what birds are visiting your backyard bird feeders or how to attract certain species of birds to your yard? Come learn about...

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11/17/19

1-2pm

Greenburgh Nature Center

Scarsdale

All Ages

$8; $5 members

Have you ever wondered how birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals care for their young? This program will focus on parents and their offspring in ...

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11/17/19

2-3pm

Flat Rock Brook Nature Center

Englewood

All Ages

FREE

Can you find all the items among the falling leaves in just one hour? You’ll need to be quick on your feet and sharp with your eyes to find t...

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11/17/19

10-11:30am

Sunken Meadow State Park

Kings Park

Adult

$4

Create an interesting wreath using grasses, sea shells, driftwood and whatever else found on the shore. Limited to 16 people. Bring ribbon if you l...

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11/17/19

9:45am-12pm

Caumsett Historic State Park Preserve

Lloyd Harbor

Adult

$4

In this hands on program geared for the average adult, learn how to find food, start a fire, and build shelter. approximately 1 mile walk. For reas...

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11/17/19

1:00-2:15pm

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Douglaston

Baby, Pre-school & younger

$20

Sample Fall fruits and veggies which will also be shared with APEC’s animal guests. Encourage your child’s love of reading by sharing a...

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11/17/19

10:30am-12:00pm

Alley Pond Environmental Center

Douglaston

Young elementary

$22

There are many clues in nature that help us better understand animals and plants living around us. Develop your investigation skills by examining i...

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11/17/19

11:00am-2:00pm

Pat Dolan Trail

Flushing

All Ages

FREE 0

Come help the FMCP Environmental Team clear out and add new wood chips to the Pat Dolan Trail near Willow Lake Preserve! All tools provided (please...

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11/17/19

10am-12pm

Sheldrake Environmental Center

Larchmont

Pre-school & younger, Young elementary, Tween

$20

Turkeys are a symbol of Thanksgiving, but Wild Turkeys are so much more than just dinner. Did you know that these huge, heavy birds can fly? And ev...

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11/19/19

10-11am

Connetquot River State Park Preserve

Oakdale

Pre-school & younger

$4

Explore the natural world around us. This programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and cr...

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11/19/19

10:30am-2pm

Mystic Aquarium

Mystic, CT

Pre-school & younger

$25.99; $22.74 senior; $19.24 child

Bring in your favorite stuffed animal to get a free check-up by the vet staff and learn how you can protect and care for other animals. 

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11/22/19

7-8:30pm

Hudson Highlands Nature Museum's Outdoor Education Center

Cornwall

All Ages

$10; $8 members; $7 children; $5 children members

Learn about these nocturnal raptors and their fascinating natural history.  Meet a live owl from the Nature Museum’s collection. Registe...

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