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Greenburgh Nature Center To Host Events For Children And Adults

GREENBURGH, N.Y. --  Greenburgh Nature Center will be hosting children and adult programs throughout February and March. 

The following are a schedule of events and information:

Nature Series Programs For Young People: Children and parents or caregivers are invited to explore outdoors. A portion of each class is spent outdoors, except during inclement weather. Pre-registration is required. 6-week classes, 2 sessions available. Fees: Members: $50 per child.  Non-members: $90 per child. Rates will be pro-rated if joining during sessions. 

Wild Encounters Story Time:  Nature discovery for youngsters, with a parent or caregiver. Nature-themed stories and discoveries of nature while exploring fields, forests, or grounds. (3-5 years old). Mondays, 1:30 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. Session 2:  Feb. 17, 24, March 3, 10, 17, 24. 

Mother Nature's Story Time: Children, with parent or caregiver, can spend time at the center with nature-themed stories, nature walks, live animals and/or crafts. (2-4 years old). Wednesdays 10 a.m. to 11 a.m. Session 2 - Feb. 19, 26, March 5, 12, 19, 26

March Yoga Classes For Adults: Held indoors until spring. No pre-registration or pre-payment required. Purchase discount passes at class or at the center. For more information, call 914-723-3470. Class Dates:  Mondays, 7 p.m., March 3, 10, 17, 24, 31 and Fridays at  9 a.m., March 7, 14, 21, 28. Bring your own mat. Fees: 1 class: $20 per class. 5 pack pass: Members $90; Non-members: $95. 10 pack pass: Members $180; Non-members: $190 March Evening Program For Adults And High School Students: Sierra Club/Blue Gold explores the tensions that are building around the globe in regard to this most precious resource. Free and handicapped accessible. Wednesday, March 12.

Teaching Trails:  A Community Path For Environmental Education:  A guided trail experience through woodland forest. Sundays at 11:30 a.m. on  March 2, 9, 16, 23, 30. Exhibit Opening: "1 Camera, 2 Hours. How Many Plastic Bags?"  This documentary art exhibit is a project by high school students from Westchester County who are taking on the challenge to photograph as many plastic bags on-the-loose in their environment as they can with just one camera in two hours. To participate in the project and/or contribute artwork, contact Braeden at Free and open to the public. Begins Saturday, March 1, 4:30 p.m. and runs through April 30.  Nature Story Time:  Hear stories, see live animals, and participate in nature activities. Best for ages 3-6. Members $5, Non-Members $8 Sunday, March 2 at 2 p.m. Maple Sugaring Party: Highlight the end of winter and the peak of the maple sugaring season. Featured events include demonstrations of sap collecting, depictions of Native American and colonial style sugaring sites, candy and porridge making, and crafts. For discounted rate, register and prepay online by Saturday, March 8. See website for link. Early registration rates: Members-$5, Non-members-$10. Day of event rates: Members-$7, Non-members $12-per person. Sunday, March 9 at 2 p.m.

Spring Fling Fun: Explore trails with a naturalist to see who's awake after a long winter's nap. Members $5, Non-Members $8  Saturday, March 22, 2 p.m. Feeding Fun: Feed the center's animals. Learn how animals are kept healthy. Included with museum admission, free for members! Sunday, March 30, 2 p.m.

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