Weekend Events In Westchester County Parks: Memorial Day Weekend

Read on for a full listing of special events and happenings for the weekend of May 27 – 30, across a wide range of Westchester County Parks:

 

FRIDAY – MONDAY, MAY 28 – 30

Playland Park, Playland Parkway, Rye – (914) 813-7010

Playland Park Open:

Friday — 5 p.m. – 11 p.m.

Saturday & Sunday – Noon – 11 p.m.

Monday —  Noon – 10 p.m.

Admission and parking fees apply. Go to RyePlayland.org.

 

SATURDAY, MAY 28

Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1 (Boston Post Road), Rye – (914) 835-4466

Spring Warbler Migration Walk – 7:30 a.m. – 9:30 a.m.

Bring binoculars to observe these feathered migrants.

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Volunteer Work Project – 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Bring work gloves and help maintain the overlook. Hand tools provided.

 

Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye – (914) 967-8720

Nature Scavenger Hunt – 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Sharpen your observation skills using a checklist and map to find items in nature.

 

Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers – (914) 864-7282

Three Sisters Garden – Noon – 2 p.m.

Learn about Native American gardening techniques in the garden. Pre-registration required.

 

Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Routes 35 & 121 South, Cross River – (914) 864-7322

Naturalist’s Choice Hike – 1 p.m.

With so many miles of trails to explore, where the trail lead today?

 

Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1 (Boston Post Road), Rye – (914) 835-4466

Volunteer Work Project – 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Bring work gloves to help with a maintenance project at the preserve. Hand tools provided.

 

SATURDAY, SUNDAY, MONDAY, MAY 28, 29 & 30

Croton Point, Croton-on-Hudson, Playland, Rye and Glen Island, New Rochelle

Beaches open for weekends only through June 24 – 11 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.

Parking and admission fees apply. Info at parks.westchestergov.com.

 

SUNDAY, MAY 22

Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers – (914) 864-7282

Farmers Market – 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Shop more than 20 local vendors for a variety of products every Sunday through October.

 

Lasdon Park, Arboretum and Veterans Memorial, Route 35, Somers – (914) 864-7268

Tour of the Rain Garden – 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Find out how rain gardens help preserve our natural resources and learn how to create one in your home landscape. Free; pre-registration required at (914) 864-7264.

 

Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1 (Boston Post Road), Rye – (914) 835-4466

Exploring the Shore of the Salt Marsh – 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

A hike to search for spartina, crabs and Ospreys along the shoreline.

 

More info at parks.westchestergov.com

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