Pick fresh fruit with amazing flavor at this farm in Dutchess County. Strawberries are ready in June, followed later by blueberries, apples and more.
Original picture book art is on display in the Learning Center this summer, highlighting animal characters in conversation with each other and inspiring conversations with the viewer. A variety of styles are on view from books written and illustrated by Nick Bruel, Eric Carle, Carson Ellis, Jerry Pinkney, Giselle Potter, Marisabina Russo, and Mo Willems. Creative illustration and animal-inspired activities …
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Take a stroll to the Native Plant Meadow and join children and families as they read the story Bumblebee at Apple Tree Lane and walk among one of their short hiking trails. Stay after to explore the nature center.
Come on a guided hike on Muscoot Trails. Dress for the weather and meet in the reception center.
The largest year-round farmers’ market in Westchester is back at its outdoor location. With over 50 vendors selling a variety of foods and other goods, you can always discover something new or find returning favorites. Plus, enjoy live music, kids’ events and more.
Shop local selections from small farms and artisan food makers. There’s something for everyone.
Harvest the fun during their hands-on workshop where you and your child can build a scarecrow planter. Your young farmer can learn how a seed grows while you help them construct a festive home for their plant. They will sand, glue, and paint pieces of wood to create this holiday planter. All Kids Workshop attendees must be accompanied by a parent or adult at all times. All kids get to keep their craft …
Pick-your-own season kicks off in early June with the farm’s certified organic strawberries. As the season rolls on, you can also pick sweet and sour cherries, organic raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, peaches and nectarines. Check website for availability.
This of a kind farm is a must see during the Fall season. Walk up to the barn and grab yourself a half bushel, pick your own bag and take a tour of our orchard as you find the best apples to fill your bag with. There will always be apples, pears and peaches to pick through the month of October.
Art and nature exist in harmony on the grounds of PepsiCo’s headquarters. Marvel at more than three dozen works by major twentieth century artists as you walk through the carefully tended landscape.
Forget what you think you know about the King of the Dinosaurs. This special exhibition explores the full tyrannosaur story with life-sized reconstructions at various life stages, real fossils and casts, large-scale video projections, hands-on interactives and an exhilarating virtual reality experience that lets visitors work in a group to assemble a T. rex skeleton.
A roaring good time is back at the Bronx Zoo! Take the biggest, most realistic dinosaur ride in America to see 40 life-size animatronic dinos. Learn about species such as T-Rex and Spinosaurus and connections between animals at the zoo and their prehistoric predecessors. Plus, visit the fossil dig area, take photos and more.
Learn about the native plants of Brazil and become inspired plant lovers and designer-artists like Burle Marx. In the Children’s Adventure Garden, kids can pot up a fantastic philodendron plant and design a playful sculpture inspired by the bold colors and geometric shapes used by Marx.
Explore this car-free, 172-acre island gem in the heart of New York Harbor. Enjoy Slide Hill, play fountains, hammocks, biking, kayaking and many other activities throughout the summer. Check website for schedule.
Hear ye, hear ye! Enter a recreated 16th century village filled with performers, crafts, games and food! Kids can join Robin Hood’s Band, experience the magic of the Fairies in the Enchanted Forest and participate in the Maypole Dances. Check website for exact performance dates and times. Costumes welcome. Rain or shine.
Visit the farm to pick your own apples & pumpkins! Check website for pick-your-own calendar. Don’t forget to stop by the farm market to purchase pressed apple cider and freshly baked pies.
Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
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Children of all ages can explore the wonders of science and nature in our outdoor 12-acre garden. Climb the boulders and view the landscape below from your high perch, dash through Beth’s Maze, and check out the cattails and lily pads at Habitat Hub.
Celebrate collaboration, community and power in numbers as we explore the many ways animals exist and work together in herds, schools, flocks, bevys and more. Create animal puppets, then join your Family Art Project neighbors for some group storytelling to help your puppets find their packs.
Join in the fun at the Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard annual Fall Festival which takes place every weekend September through October. Experience hayrides, pony rides, bouncy castles, face painting, and food vendors. Many Fall food favorites include, pumpkin cheesecakes, smoked turkey legs and spicy jams. Apple picking is offered everyday, including Festival days. Stop by the shop which offers gift …
Join us for live animal encounters on our new "Sea Star Stage!"
Curious kids explore nature and the Hudson River during this program series at CURB. The day begins with a nature-themed lesson and craft. Families can also participate in seining (fishing with a net) in the afternoon, catching and releasing hundreds of critters.
The community comes together to celebrate a day to play!
Join the community path for environmental education. This is a guided trail experience through the woodland forest. Specially-trained “Trail Ninja” volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife, and seasonal changes. Topics vary each week.
A craft simple enough for the little kids and creative enough for the big kids
Watch as the seals are fed and exhibit entertaining behaviors, including waving, jumping, snorting and retrieving.
Come view and purchase local artwork in the Main House first floor gallery. This month’s featured artist is Cindy Sacks. Stop by for some farm fun after!