Westchester County parks this week: Bird walk, sunset yoga, fairy walk

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Editor’s note: This press release was provided by Westchester County.


Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Pkwy., Valhalla: (914) 231-4033

The Memorial Ceremony at The Rising: 3 p.m.

Honoring and remembering the Westchester residents lost on Sept. 11, 2001. RSVP is encouraged: Communications@WestchesterGov.com.


Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers: (914) 864-7282

Morning Farm Chores: 8 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Learn about farming in this hands-on farm workshop. $6 per person or $20 for a family of 4. Registration required at (914) 864-7286.


Story Craft: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Listen to a story and make a craft. $5; registration required at (914) 864-7286.

Lenoir Preserve, 19 Dudley St., Yonkers: (914) 968-5851

Late Summer Walk to Untermeyer Gardens: 10 a.m. – 1 p.m.

A walk to Untermeyer Gardens via the Old Croton Aqueduct. Meet at the Nature center. Wear comfortable shoes, bring a water bottle and expect to walk 4 to 5 miles.

Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, Playland Park, Rye: (914) 967-8720

Bird Walk at the Sanctuary: 10 a.m. – 11:30 a.m.

Take an easy walk with Chris Mignone of Central Westchester Audubon to see how our feathered friends are faring this season.

Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1, Rye: (914) 835-4466

Volunteer Work Project: Grooming the Picnic Area, 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Great for any type of service credit hours. Please bring work gloves. All hand tools will be provided.


Kensico Dam Plaza, 1 Bronx River Pkwy., Valhalla: (914) 231-4033

Sunset Yoga in the Park: 4 p.m. – 5:15 p.m.

Free. Bring your own mat or towel. All levels welcome. Meet some of the instructors from Tovami Yoga and fellow yogis. Go to thewpf.org/events to register.

Bronx River Parkway, White Plains to Yonkers: (914) 995-4050

Bicycle Sundays: 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. Also: Sept. 22 and 29.

Bike, jog, ride, walk or skate the parkway from the Westchester County Center in White Plains to Scarsdale Road in Yonkers, weather permitting.

Muscoot Farm, Route 100, Somers: (914) 864-7282

Fairy Walk: 12 noon – 3 p.m.

Go on a fairy walk with the resident fairy queen, along with a craft and some surprises.


Farmers Market: 9:30 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Nearly 30 local farmers offer a variety of produce and other food goods Sundays through October. Vendors at muscootfarm.org.

Marshlands Conservancy, Route 1, Rye: (914) 835-4466

Fall Migration Bird Hike: 7:30 a.m. – 9 a.m.

Bring binoculars to observe these feathered wonders.


Fall Seining Hands-On Exploration: 2 p.m. – 3:30 pm.

Use a 25-foot net to catch and study salt water creatures in their prime.