Westchester Parks events: Farm lesson on carrots, close look at insects, Clucksatawney Hennrietta

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

TUESDAY, JAN. 28

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

Caregiver and Me Book and Cook Pop-In: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

3- to-5-year-olds can enjoy a farm story, craft and walk with a new story each week.  Registration and fee required at (914) 864-7286.

 

THURSDAY, JAN. 30

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

Caregiver and Me Book and Cook Pop-In: What’s in Season? 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

3- to-5-year-olds can enjoy a farm fun lesson about carrots, then help Farmer Brandy cook oatmeal carrot cookies. Registration and fee required at (914) 864-7286.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 1

Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River: (914) 864-7322

Family Tapping Experience: 10:30 a.m. – 3 p.m.

Bring your family or a group of friends to learn the ins and outs of maple sugaring. This is a one-on-one event and times must be reserved in advance. Fee: $50/group includes tapping experience, your own bottle of maple syrup (once the season has ended) and a photo. Registration at (914) 864-7322 or go to friendsoftrailside.org. All proceeds benefit the Friends of Trailside.

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

Muscoot Farm Hike: 12 noon – 2 p.m.

A curator-led hike to tour the farm and property.

Trailside Nature Museum at Ward Pound Ridge Reservation, Cross River: (914) 864-7322

Microscopic Discoveries: 1 p.m. – 2 p.m.

Use a digital microscope to take a closer look at insects, feathers and other objects we supply, or bring something from home! Appropriate for all ages.

Cranberry Lake Preserve, 1609 Old Orchard St., North White Plains: (914) 428-1005

FeederWatch: 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

Learn some of your backyard birds while identifying them at the feeders. Refreshments will be served. Info at FeederWatch.org.

Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary, 1 Playland Park, Rye: (914) 967-8720

Winter Ecology Walk: 1 p.m. – 2:30 p.m.

How do plants, trees, and animals survive the freezing winter months? Join us for a leisurely stroll as we discuss the ecology of nature in winter. Refreshments provided by the Friends of Read Wildlife Sanctuary.

 Westchester County Center, 198 N. Central Ave., White Plains: (914) 995-4050

Westchester Knicks v. Long Island Nets: 7 p.m. – 9 p.m.

Info and tickets at Westchesterknicks.com.

 

SATURDAY – SUNDAY, FEB. 1 – 2

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

Submit Artwork for “A Different Point of View” Art Exhibit: 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.

All artwork must be framed and wired for hanging, and must have been created at or inspired by Marshlands Conservancy.

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 2

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

Groundhog Day: 10 a.m. – 12 noon

The groundhog doesn’t always get it right. Find out if Clucksatawney Hennrietta has laid an egg signaling the end of winter. There will be games, crafts, snacks and farm tours leading up to “The Big Reveal.”

 

MONDAY, FEB. 3

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

Monday Morning Bird Walk: 8:30 a.m. – 10 a.m.

An early morning bird walk with Anne Swaim from Saw Mill River Audubon. Wear sturdy shoes and bring binoculars. Meet in the parking lot.