WESTCHESTER COUNTY, N.Y. – Nature centers throughout Westchester County have announced their event schedules for the weekend of Feb. 20.
On Friday, the Croton Point Nature Center at Croton Point Park will host a pot luck dinner for the Riverlovers organization at 6:30 p.m. All are welcome and the film “The Car of the Future” will be screened.
For more information, go online to riverlovers.org or call (914) 862-5297.
Saturday will see the Cranberry Lake Preserve in North White Plains host an indoor nature art day at 1 p.m., where kids learn to make art from natural objects. There's a fee of $3 per child, and more information is available at (914) 428-1005.
The Lenoir Preserve in Yonkers has a “Terrariums for Everyone” event at 2 p.m. Adults can make an air plant terrarium while kids create mini-terrarium necklaces. Fees are $15 for adults and $5 for children. More information is available at (914) 968-5851.
The Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation will host an American Indian sugaring event at 2 p.m. Information can be found by calling (914) 864-7322.
On Sunday, the Cranberry Lake Preserve will host a hydroponics event at 1 p.m., as participants are taught different methods of growing plants without soil using minerals in water.
The Lasdon Park Arboretum in Katonah will host “Starting Garden Seeds Indoors” at 2 p.m., as the timing and techniques for starting garden seeds indoors are taught to participants. The event is free, but pre-registration is required at (914) 864-7264.
The Marshlands Conservancy in Rye will host a “Nature in Winter: Outdoor Detectives” event at 2 p.m., as participants search for hidden signs of the season. Call (914) 835-4466 for more information.
For more information about nature centers in the area, go online at westchestergov.com/parks .
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