Weekend Events In Westchester County Parks

Read on for the full list of upcoming events in Westchester County Parks for the weekend of January 27th – 29th, 2017:

FRIDAY, JAN. 27

Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains

Westchester Knicks vs Raptors – 7 p.m.

Go to countycenter.biz for tickets, information and full home-game schedule.

 

SATURDAY, JAN. 28

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

Snowflakes! – 1 p.m.

Explore the delicate structure of snowflakes and their formations.

 

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

Wildflowers in Winter – 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Enjoy the beauty of wildflowers during winter by learning to identify them by their skeletons.

 

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

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

Bring work gloves and help paint the inside of the visitors’ center. Materials and tools provided.

 

Westchester County Center, 198 Central Avenue, White Plains

Westchester Knicks vs Grand Rapids Drive – 5 p.m.

Go to countycenter.biz for tickets, information and full home-game schedule.

 

SATURDAY and SUNDAY, JAN. 28 and 29

Croton Point Nature Center, Croton Point Avenue, Croton-on-Hudson – (914) 862-5297

Project Feeder Watch – 9 a.m. – 11 a.m.

Learn to identify and count birds at the feeders with members of Saw Mill River Audubon. Go to sawmillriveraudubon.org. Also, 14 & 15, 21 & 22, 28 & 29.

 

SUNDAY, JAN. 29

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

Winter Tree Identification – 10 a.m. – 12 noon

Learn how the identify trees without their leaves during a hike through the farm.

 

Lenoir Preserve, Dudley Street, Yonkers – (914) 968-5851

“Invasive” Wreaths – 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Recycle some of the invasive vines at the preserve into a decorative wreath for your home. Pre-registration required by 4/22.

 

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

Houseplant Propagation – 2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Explore the many different ways you can increase your houseplant collection at a very low cost. Free; pre-registration required.

 

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

Make ‘n’ Take Dream Catchers – 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Help funnel in good dreams and filter out the bad ones by making a dream catcher out of beads and natural objects. One per person.

 

More info at parks.westchestergov.com

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