WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. -- There will be a variety of nature center events throughout Westchester County on Saturday, Oct. 11 and Sunday, Oct. 12. Saturday, Oct. 11:
The Big Sit – 8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Help keep a tally of as many bird species as you can count in one day from a single position. Lenoir Preserve, 19 Dudley St., Yonkers – 914-968-5851.
Survive – 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Join the Trailside staff for the annual Alternate Reality Game for ages 10 to 12. Fee $25 includes craft materials, code sheets and survival rations; pre-registration required. Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Route 35 and 121 South, Cross River -- 914- 864-7322.
Friends of Read Annual Meeting – 11 a.m. – noon All are welcome to meet the board members and find out what’s been accomplished in the past year, followed by luncheon. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, 1 Playland Parkway, Rye – 914-967-8720
Sunday, Oct. 12:
Aquapondics and Hydroponics Noon. Learn how to garden without soil. Cranberry Lake Preserve, 1609 Old Orchard St., North White Plains – 914-428-1005.
Opening Reception for “Marshlands in Pictures” Photography Exhibit – 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Opening of annual photography exhibit featuring pictures showcasing the beauty of the preserve. Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1, Rye – 914-835-4466 For more information, visit parks.westchestergov.com.
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