Education

ADULT PROGRAMS (NON-SERIES)

The following programs are hosted by the Greenburgh Nature Center in partnership with either the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group or the Town of Greenburgh’s Conservation Advisory Council (CAC).

These programs are designed for adults and High School students. FREE

 

OCTOBER

Daryl MossTuesday, October 28, 2014
7PM REFRESHMENTS/7:30 PROGRAM ― "LET FOOD BE THY MEDICINE AND MEDICINE BE THY FOOD"― Hippocrates coined this phrase in 431 BCE. How does this ancient statement apply today in the modern world? Come to a workshop with Daryl Moss, Certified Holistic Health Counselor, where we will discuss wellness, prevention, and the benefits of eating local and seasonal foods. Program designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible.

NOVEMBER

Sustainable Westchester bannerWednesday, November 12, 2014
7PM REFRESHMENTS/ 7:30 PROGRAM ― SUSTAINABLE WESTCHESTER ― WHAT’S THE PLAN FOR GREEN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT? ― The Northern Westchester Energy Action Consortium (NWEAC) and the Southern Westchester Action Consortium (SWEAC) have been blazing new paths toward sustainability by assisting their respective member municipalities in reducing reliance on fossil fuels, adopting sustainable policies and practices, and stimulating new “green” economic activity. These two dynamic organizations have merged to form a new nonprofit entity, Sustainable Westchester. Meet the leaders and learn about initiatives to facilitate regional scale cooperation and turning environmental challenges into opportunities. Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible.

DECEMBER

Ten Ways to Make Your Holidays Gorgeous, 'GREEN', and Gracious
Wednesday, December 10, 2014
7PM REFRESHMENTS/7:30PM PROGRAM ― TEN WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOLIDAYS GORGEOUS, 'GREEN', AND GRACIOUS - GNC staff and Sierra Club members present their favorite traditions for celebrating the holidays, minus the fuss and waste -- not to mention saving money and reducing stress! Bring your own green holiday ideas to share! Program presented in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group; designed for adults and high school students. FREE and handicapped accessible.

The Greenburgh Nature Center's community weekend events, environmental forums,
public programs and nature education programs are supported,
in part, by Westchester County Parks and the Town of Greenburgh.

Westchester County Parks Town of Greenburgh Greenburgh Parks and Recreation

For more info contact:

Anne Jaffe Holmes, 914.813.1251 or by email

ADULT PROGRAMS

AT A GLANCE

ADULT PROGRAMS
NON-SERIES
7PM REFRESHMENTS / 7:30PM PROGRAM

Tuesday, October 28, 2014
"LET FOOD BE THY MEDICINE AND MEDICINE BE THY FOOD"

Wednesday, November 12
SUSTAINABLE WESTCHESTER ― WHAT’S THE PLAN FOR GREEN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT?

Wednesday, December 10
TEN WAYS TO MAKE YOUR HOLIDAYS GORGEOUS, 'GREEN', AND GRACIOUS

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