Events in Westchester Parks Feb. 11-17

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

TUESDAY, FEB. 11

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

Sweetheart Dance for the Disabled: 6:30 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.

Registration required at (914) 347-4409.

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 story, then help Farmer Brandy cook in the kitchen. Registration and fee required at (914) 864-7286. Also 2/25.

 

FRIDAY, FEB. 14

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

Caregiver and Me Book and Cook Pop-In: Valentine’s Day: 10 a.m. – 11 a.m.

3- to-5-year-olds can enjoy a special Valentine’s Day treat. Registration and a fee are required at (914) 864-7286.

 

SATURDAY, FEB. 15

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

Audubon Backyard Bird Count: 10 a.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Join other citizen scientists as we contribute to a real-time snapshot of global bird populations. Help to count birds for as long as you wish as we search different habitats for birds and record results. All levels welcome. Introduction and short presentation precedes the start of our count.

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

Primitive Sugaring: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Learn the history of maple sugaring and see some of the primitive practices that were used to make syrup.

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

Volunteer Work Project: Spreading Gravel on Picnic Area Trails: 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Please bring work gloves. All hand tools will be provided.

 

SUNDAY, FEB. 16

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

Sugaring: 2 p.m. – 4 p.m.

Sugaring is in full swing at Muscoot. Stop by the sugar shack to see how maple sap is turned into maple syrup. Also: 2/22, 23, 29.

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

Bluebird Nesting Boxes Make ‘n’ Take: 2 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

Come and build a bird house to take home with you. One bird house per household.

 

MONDAY, FEB. 17

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

Farm Skills Week: 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

A week of farm skills for grades 4 – 6. Registration and $300 fee required at (914) 864-7286.  Also: 2/18, 19, 20, 21.