A beautiful tradition is blooming again at the New York Botanical Garden. Step inside the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory to see mesmerizing tropical orchids in displays that pay homage to Singapore’s achievements in orchid cultivation and conservation as well as garden design.
Extra! Extra! Direct from Broadway comes the smash-hit musical based on Disney’s 1992 film. This defiant tale of feisty kids making a difference is a high-energy explosion of song and dance.
Hop on over to The Westchester to meet the Easter Bunny! Reserve your FastPass to skip the line.
The largest year-round farmers’ market in Westchester is back at its outdoor location. With over 50 vendors selling a variety of foods and other goods, you can always discover something new or find returning favorites. Plus, enjoy live music, kids’ events and more.
Encourage a love of nature and birds in this hands-on workshop. Build a birdhouse and then decorate it with paint and stickers. Take it home and watch for winged visitors!
The new exhibit will amaze visitors as they journey through nine galleries breathtakingly eye-to-eye with sharks, rays and hundreds of species of ocean wildlife. As you explore the exhibit, the wondrous world deep below the ocean surface is revealed, whether it is in the Coral Reef Tunnel, The New York Bight or the dark and mysterious Hudson Canyon’s Edge with large sand tiger sharks, sandbar …
Spring into gardening by sowing seeds, digging and watering. Explore the Edible Academy’s soil and learn more about compost with its wild, wiggly worms, plus take home worm castings for your home garden.
Did you know the man who brought us the classic children’s story "Corduroy" also had a long career as an artist who documented New York? In this exhibition, see Don Freeman’s wonderful interpretations of the city through drawings, paintings, publications and prints, plus enjoy his original studies and sketches of Corduroy and other characters.
It’s the ultimate celebration of the new "The LEGO® Movie™ 2"! Join Emmet, Wyldstyle and the gang for awesome building activities, out-of-this-world character experiences, interactive photo opportunities and more!
Lyndhurst mansion is transformed into a wonderland of color and fragrance with amazing floral displays which you can see without a guided tour. From 11am-12:30pm both days, check out special Floral Weaving Family Workshops, included with admission.
Experience what’s happening on the farm with a variety of seasonal, hands-on activities and drop-in tours. Go at your own pace! Dress for a day outdoors. Rain or shine.
Art and nature exist in harmony on the grounds of PepsiCo’s headquarters, and now the beautiful Sculpture Gardens are open to the public for the season. Marvel at more than three dozen works by major twentieth century artists as you walk through the carefully tended landscape.
Forget what you think you know about the King of the Dinosaurs. This special exhibition explores the full tyrannosaur story with life-sized reconstructions at various life stages, real fossils and casts, large-scale video projections, hands-on interactives and an exhilarating virtual reality experience that lets visitors work in a group to assemble a T. rex skeleton.
Discover bulbs and buds as they wake up and seeds sprout. Search for plants and animals in the Children’s Garden as they grow and change through the season. Make a seed sprouting tape to plant at home and design a button that proclaims why you love plants.
Birds seem so fragile, yet they survive many challenges in nature. Learn what special traits, adaptations and survival strategies our feathered friends employ.
Celebrate the arduous journey eels make during their annual migration, their adaptations and the place eels call home. Create your own puppet theater to act out your own stories about these epic underwater adventures. Hudson River Eel Weekend event.
Put on your holiday best - and a big smile - for a picture with the Easter Bunny! Kids also receive a free gift. Located in an in-line store, across from Cinnabon and Macy’s.
Time to get back outdoors! Visit this 500-acre outdoor museum and experience large-scale sculpture under open sky. A beautiful place to appreciate both art and nature.
Learn all about green screens with three hands-on media activities. With the help of faculty and staff, budding media-makers explore, discover and create amazing projects.
Learn about paper quilling - the art of rolling, shaping and gluing paper together to create beautiful pictures. Investigate patterns and forms found in nature and how to recreate those in this form.
Go on a journey around the globe to meet remarkable dogs that save lives and to discover the powerful bond they share with their human partners.
Drop in and make a different craft every week. Materials and templates provided.
Get your favorite American Girl doll ready for the warmer weather and spring holidays by creating a unique, colorful spring bonnet for her to wear.
It’s feeding time at Teatown. What nutritious foods are in the animals’ lunchboxes? Help prepare food for and feed a few Animal Ambassadors.
It’s the grand opening of this new exhibit! Find out more about the vast array of habitat types in our area as you explore new interactive elements, toys, books and games. Opening weekend activities also include special “Meet the Animals” programs about native animals.
Explore and shop from an eclectic selection of vendors selling obscure goods, such as from medical history ephemera, natural history items, osteological specimens and beautiful taxidermy, to one of a kind dark art, jewelry and home decor at this weekend market that takes over three floors of Brooklyn Bazaar.
An afternoon of hands-on opportunities to explore everything from painting and ceramics to 3D printing and robotics. Plus, enjoy a children’s concert and then "meet the instruments" and the instructors who play them.
Play with clay while spending quality time together as a family. Professional ceramic artists guide these themed weekly hand-building projects. No previous experience necessary! Projects will be glazed and fired and available for pick up 2 to 3 weeks after class.
Design an expressive planter to grow a potted plant, modeled after the colorful sculpture of Maria Nepomuceno. Take it home and watch your art flourish!