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Programs and Events

Weekend and Adult Programming

Greenburgh Nature Center 

Our weekend programming is wide-ranging, with a general focus on the natural world and sustainability. Most weekend programs are family-friendly and geared towards all ages. Adult programs, offered in partnership with the Sierra Club Lower Hudson Group and other community groups, are usually offered during evening hours. See Adult Programs.

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Saturday, June 25 through Sunday, August 7
10AM-3PM BUTTERFLY EXHIBIT OPEN

Our butterfly exhibit moves into its new home - a thoughtfully constructed arbor located in our enchanting Native Plant Meadow. Enjoy close encounters with butterflies and learn about their importance in nature. Admission: Members-FREE / Non Members-$11 Adults, $10 seniors/students, $9 children, under 2 free (price includes admission to Manor House Animal Museum and exhibits).



Through Sunday, September 25
10AM-4:30PM SELF-GUIDED STORY WALK

Take a short walk along our woodland trail and along the way read one of our favorite picture books for young children, Screech Owl at Midnight Hollow by C. Drew Lamm. Follow the book and trail markers on your journey. Free and open to all.

JULY

Jul 2, Sat 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Jul 3, Sun 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Jul 9, Sat 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Jul 10, Sun 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Jul 10, Sun 2PM Meet the Animals
Join us for a fun and informative program that allows you to get up close and hands-on with some of the Nature Center’s live animals. Program concludes with feeding our birds of prey. Members $5/person, Non-members $8/person

Jul 16, Sat 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Jul 16, Sat 5:30PM - Jul 17, Sun 8:30AM Family Campout #1
You supply the tent and sleeping bag, we supply the nature, food and fun! Join us for a barbecue, and then explore our moonlit trails with a naturalist in search of various night creatures. Cap off the evening with s’mores by the fire. Limited to 20 families. $25/child, $75/adult, plus $85 membership. BOOK NOW

Jul 17, Sun 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Jul 23, Sat 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Jul 24, Sun 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Jul 24, Sun 2PM Summer Wildlife
Join us for an introduction to some of the Nature Center animals with a focus on sweltering summer survival techniques. This entertaining and informative program allows visitors to hear, see, smell and touch many of our fascinating, furry, feathered and scaly friends. Free for members, Non-members $8/person

Jul 30, Sat 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Jul 31, Sun 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

AUGUST

Aug 6, Sat 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Aug 7, Sun 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Aug 13, Sat 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Aug 14, Sun 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Aug 14, Sun 2PM Trails and Tales
Step out with us as we take a leisurely stroll along our trails to experience nature up close. We will point out and interpret signs of the native wildlife along the way and conclude the program with a special hands-on visit with one of our 'wild' friends!

Aug 20, Sat 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Aug 20, Sat 5:30PM - Aug 21, Sun 8:30AM Family Campout #2
You supply the tent and sleeping bag, we supply the nature, food, and fun! Join us for a barbecue, and then explore our moonlit trails with a naturalist in search of various night creatures. Cap off the evening with s’mores by the fire. Limited to 20 families. $25/child, $75/adult, plus $85 membership BOOK NOW

Aug 21, Sun 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Aug 27, Sat 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Aug 28, Sun 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Aug 28, Sun 2PM Feeding Fun
Mealtime for our animals! Come see what's on the menu and learn how we keep our critters healthy. FREE for members, Non- members $8/person

SEPTEMBER

Sep 3, Sat 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Sep 4, Sun 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Sep 10, Sat 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Sep 11, Sun 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Sep 11, Sun 2PM Grandparents Day Special Animal Presentation
Bring the family and celebrate Grandparents Day with us, as we show and tell about some of the Nature Center animals. This special hands-on experience is one that is not soon forgotten. FREE for members, Non-members $8/person

Sep 17, Sat 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Sep 18, Sun 2PM Honey Harvest Party
Visitors learn about the fascinating social network of honeybees, the basics of beekeeping and how honey is harvested from our hives. Event activities include honey extraction and tasting, apple cidering, crafts and games. Honey will also be available for purchase. Pre-register online to save on admission.

Sep 19, Mon Golf Outing
Join Greenburgh Nature Center for a unique outing with our mission to ignite passion, curiosity, and respect of our natural world in the spotlight. The day will include a complete round of golf with contests, food, and beverages along the course. An evening gala reception will follow, set in the club's beautiful dining area overlooking the golf course where guests will enjoy cocktails, a banquet dinner, silent auction, and raffle. Check online for pricing and additional information. Register early to save on admission fees. SEE HERE FOR DETAILS and to Register.

Sep 24, Sat 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Sep 25, Sun 11:30AM Teaching Trails: Weekend Walks for All Ages
Join us on our community path for environmental education, generously supported by Con Edison. Guided trail experience through our woodland forest. Our specially trained "Trail Ninja" volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife and seasonal changes. Conversation varies each time. An ideal way to get acquainted with our trail system. Program runs approximately 45 minutes. FREE!

Sep 25, Sun 2PM Meet the Animals
Join us for a fun and informative program that allows you to get up-close and hands-on with some of the Nature Center's live animals. Program concludes with feeding the birds of prey. Members $5/person, Non-members $8/person

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 Town of Greenburgh Parks and Recreation

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