Pick fresh fruit with amazing flavor at this farm in Dutchess County. Strawberries are ready in June, followed later by blueberries, apples and more.
Original picture book art is on display in the Learning Center this summer, highlighting animal characters in conversation with each other and inspiring conversations with the viewer. A variety of styles are on view from books written and illustrated by Nick Bruel, Eric Carle, Carson Ellis, Jerry Pinkney, Giselle Potter, Marisabina Russo, and Mo Willems. Creative illustration and animal-inspired activities …
Out-of-towners and locals join the fun at the 93rd annual Feast of San Gennaro 2019! The event includes the best spots in Little Italy. Eat at some of the best Italian restaurants in the city, watch colorful parades, catch free concerts and check out family-friendly activities like bouncy houses, crafting and games. And, of course, don’t miss the world-famous cannoli eating competition.
Take a stroll to the Native Plant Meadow and join children and families as they read the story Bumblebee at Apple Tree Lane and walk among one of their short hiking trails. Stay after to explore the nature center.
Honor the resilience of weeds and the brilliance of seed dispersal through papermaking. Create paper pulp from used paper, taking a stand against deforestation. Then write stories on your paper based on the traits of your seed and weed embellishments.
Have what it takes to be a farmer? Come by and help the farm staff do farm chores.
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.
Shop local selections from small farms and artisan food makers. There’s something for everyone.
Pick-your-own season kicks off in early June with the farm’s certified organic strawberries. As the season rolls on, you can also pick sweet and sour cherries, organic raspberries, blackberries, blueberries, peaches and nectarines. Check website for availability.
This of a kind farm is a must see during the Fall season. Walk up to the barn and grab yourself a half bushel, pick your own bag and take a tour of our orchard as you find the best apples to fill your bag with. There will always be apples, pears and peaches to pick through the month of October.
Art and nature exist in harmony on the grounds of PepsiCo’s headquarters. Marvel at more than three dozen works by major twentieth century artists as you walk through the carefully tended landscape.
Learn about the native plants of Brazil and become inspired plant lovers and designer-artists like Burle Marx. In the Children’s Adventure Garden, kids can pot up a fantastic philodendron plant and design a playful sculpture inspired by the bold colors and geometric shapes used by Marx.
A roaring good time is back at the Bronx Zoo! Take the biggest, most realistic dinosaur ride in America to see 40 life-size animatronic dinos. Learn about species such as T-Rex and Spinosaurus and connections between animals at the zoo and their prehistoric predecessors. Plus, visit the fossil dig area, take photos and more.
Explore this car-free, 172-acre island gem in the heart of New York Harbor. Enjoy Slide Hill, play fountains, hammocks, biking, kayaking and many other activities throughout the summer. Check website for schedule.
Hear ye, hear ye! Enter a recreated 16th century village filled with performers, crafts, games and food! Kids can join Robin Hood’s Band, experience the magic of the Fairies in the Enchanted Forest and participate in the Maypole Dances. Check website for exact performance dates and times. Costumes welcome. Rain or shine.
Visit the farm to pick your own apples & pumpkins! Check website for pick-your-own calendar. Don’t forget to stop by the farm market to purchase pressed apple cider and freshly baked pies.
Crafts at Lyndhurst showcases over 300 modern American makers, artists, designers and craftspeople from across the country selling their exciting contemporary creations and is a celebration of all things handmade. A full day art and shopping experience for the entire family including interactive kids activities, delicious gourmet foods and concessions, hands-on demonstrations, and more at Westchester’s …
Purchase locally produced healthy food and support local, sustainable agriculture. This weekly market also offers musical entertainment, featured community organizations, demonstrations and workshops.
The monarch migration is on! Join in as we scout around Teatown’s gardens for monarchs and other butterflies as they say good-bye before cold weather sets in.
Children of all ages can explore the wonders of science and nature in our outdoor 12-acre garden. Climb the boulders and view the landscape below from your high perch, dash through Beth’s Maze, and check out the cattails and lily pads at Habitat Hub.
Three action packed days of activities including: a full sized carnival, Big Top Entertainment, Food Court, Beer Garden complimented by Weekend Side Sales. Dance the night away on Friday night, hear live music on Saturday and browse side walk sales on Sunday.
Join in the fun at the Harvest Moon Farm and Orchard annual Fall Festival which takes place every weekend September through October. Experience hayrides, pony rides, bouncy castles, face painting, and food vendors. Many Fall food favorites include, pumpkin cheesecakes, smoked turkey legs and spicy jams. Apple picking is offered everyday, including Festival days. Stop by the shop which offers gift …
Enjoy refreshments while the kids play, learn, and ride. Listen to fabulous music, update or obtain a passport or donate blood. Relax & unwind and have a great time!
Join us for live animal encounters on our new "Sea Star Stage!"
Curious kids explore nature and the Hudson River during this program series at CURB. The day begins with a nature-themed lesson and craft. Families can also participate in seining (fishing with a net) in the afternoon, catching and releasing hundreds of critters.
Stories that will appeal to all ages of kids and their caregivers.
Get a head start on reading! Learn a new nursery rhyme by singing, watching and pointing, then do a craft. Rhymes focus on a specific letter and sound and can be practiced at home!
Come to Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park for a day filled with vibrant food, exciting drinks, live music, kids’ activities, and an easygoing but festive vibe. There will be four rocking local bands taking the stage between noon and 5.
Join the community path for environmental education. This is a guided trail experience through the woodland forest. Specially-trained “Trail Ninja” volunteers provide information on trees, plants, wildlife, and seasonal changes. Topics vary each week.