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Women Take to the Trails

Ossining, NY EST
Lace up your hiking boots and bond with fellow female hikers as we cruise the trails. Start your morning on the Teatown trails and enjoy the brisk December weather as we welcome winter. Each hike’s location will be dependent… read more

Teatown Blood Drive Pledge

Ossining, NY EST
Giving Blood is Practically Painless and Can Save Up to Three Lives

Creating a Winter Wonderland

Ossining, NY EST
Winter is right around the corner! Get ready for the changing of the seasons by making festive decorations with Caroline Erb, Environmental Art Educator. Create something bright for the darkest days of winter using natural a… read more

Preparing for Winter

Ossining, NY EST
How do animals get ready for winter? Play a game and meet an ambassador animal with Environmental Educator Elissa Schilmeister to learn about strategies from packing on the pounds to packing up and leaving. Winter is coming … read more

Christmas Bird Count

Ossining, NY EST
Kick off the 122nd Annual Christmas Bird Count with Charlie Roberto. Survey at Teatown, then travel to Croton Reservoir for winter waterfowl. The information gathered is compiled and sent to the National Audubon Society whic… read more

Celebrate the Solstice

Ossining, NY EST
The shortest day of the year is nearly here! Make gifts for wildlife to help them through the longest nights of the year. Put together pinecone birdfeeders and more to feed our feathered friends.

Holidaze Mini-Camp: Froglets (4-5 year olds)

Ossining, NY EST
Where do birds go in the winter? Why do trees lose their leaves? If you have a curious child that asks questions like these, Holidaze Mini-Camp is the place for your budding naturalist! Campers will learn about the wonders o… read more

Holidaze Mini-Camp: Owlets (6-7 year olds)

Ossining, NY EST
Where do birds go in the winter? Why do trees lose their leaves? If you have a curious child that asks questions like these, Holidaze Mini-Camp is the place for your budding naturalist! Campers will learn about the wonders o… read more

Holidaze Mini-Camp: Ramblers (8-9 year olds)

Ossining, NY EST
Where do birds go in the winter? Why do trees lose their leaves? If you have a curious child that asks questions like these, Holidaze Mini-Camp is the place for your budding naturalist! Campers will learn about the wonders o… read more

Holidaze Mini-Camp: Rangers (8-12 year olds)

Ossining, NY EST
Where do birds go in the winter? Why do trees lose their leaves? If you have a curious child that asks questions like these, Holidaze Mini-Camp is the place for your budding naturalist! Campers will learn about the wonders o… read more

Nature Guide Information Session

Ossining, NY EST
Nature Guide volunteers assist Teatown’s education team in delivering schoolyear programming. We teach students of all ages and have fun at monthly meetings, reviewing programming and expanding our knowledge of natural histo… read more
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Past Events

Día de los Muertos: Monarchs and Migration

Día de los Muertos: Monarchs and Migration

Ossining, NY
Celebrate Día de los Muertos with a Teatown twist as we learn about the beautiful butterfly that is central to this holiday. How does your family honor your ancestors? We’ll make our own pollinator puppets, learn about monarch butterflies’ multigenerational journey to Mexico, and create our own alt…
Saturday, November 5 2022 10:00 AM 2:30 PM

The Life of a Log

The Life of a Log

Ossining, NY
Decomposers deserve our respect! Join Elissa Schilmeister for a look at the lions of the leaf litter, as we walk the woods of Teatown and consider the life cycle of a forest. Get ready to experience amazing arthropod diversity, from ants to isopods and more. This program will include a short walk, …
Sunday, November 6 2022 11:00 AM 12:00 PM

Arboreal Mosses, Lichens and Mushrooms

Arboreal Mosses, Lichens and Mushrooms

Ossining, NY
Learn about the community of organisms that grow on trees in our area, from lichens to liverworts to tardigrades. Take a hike with Taro Ietaka, a professional naturalist and land manager, certified arborist, and past president of the Connecticut-Westchester Mycological Association, to find these wo…
Sunday, November 20 2022 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Teatown at Twilight

Teatown at Twilight

Ossining, NY
As the sun sets over Teatown Lake, join us for a haunted hike. Ticket price includes refreshments and an adult beverage. Don your Halloween finest: a prize will be awarded for best costume. Keep it spooky, but keep it safe by wearing comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the weather. We will …
Friday, October 28 2022 6:00 PM 8:00 PM

Enchanted Forest

Enchanted Forest

Ossining, NY
Enter the Enchanted Forest for a guided adventure featuring a cast of whimsical characters and familiar forest friends.  Costumes are optional, but encouraged! Keep it spooky, but keep it safe by wearing comfortable shoes and clothing suitable for the weather. This event takes place outside. Pleas…
Sat, Oct 29 2022 10:30 AM Sun, Oct 30 2022 4:00 PM

Autumnal Art

Autumnal Art

Ossining, NY
As Teatown’s trees show their true colors, we will look to this fabulous fall foliage for natural art materials. Where will your inspiration take you? Come craft with Early Childhood Art Educator Caroline Erb to find out.  M $10/family; NM $15/family  Limited to five families No more than five fam…
Saturday, November 12 2022 10:00 AM 3:30 PM

Hike Off the Turkey

Hike Off the Turkey

Ossining, NY
Help yourself to more sweet potatoes – then come hike off that Thanksgiving feast! This moderate hike will span Teatown Lake Reservation and John E. Hand Park, as Elissa Schilmeister leads us up Bald Mountain. Wear appropriate hiking footwear, water, and a snack.  M $3; NM $8 For Adults
Sunday, November 27 2022 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

World Wildlife Conservation Day

World Wildlife Conservation Day

Ossining, NY
When we think of endangered species, exotic animals like African elephants, blue whales, and polar bears often come to mind. But did you know that local species are also under threat? Meet New York’s Tiger Salamander and Diamondback Terrapin, learn how Teatown helps the United States Fish and Wildl…
Sunday, December 4 2022 10:00 AM 11:00 AM

Women Take to the Trails

Women Take to the Trails

Ossining, NY
Lace up your hiking boots and bond with fellow female hikers as we cruise the trails. We’ll observe the landscape as it transforms from summer to fall, enjoying the foliage along the way. Each hike’s location will be dependent on weather and trail conditions.
Wed, Oct 12 2022 10:00 AM Wed, Oct 26 2022 11:30 AM

Women Take to the Trails

Women Take to the Trails

Ossining, NY
Lace up your hiking boots and bond with fellow female hikers as we cruise the trails. Start your morning on the Teatown trails in the crisp November air. Enjoy the last of the colorful leaves before winter settles in. Each hike's location will be dependent on weather and trail conditions.
Wed, Nov 2 2022 10:00 AM Wed, Nov 30 2022 12:00 PM
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