RYE, N.Y. -- The Friends of Rye Nature Center are hosting several holiday events at the center, 873 Boston Post Road.
Turkey Hike: 1 p.m., Saturday, Nov. 30. Join a center naturalist and search for local turkeys in the forest. $5/members, $8/non-members.
Mistletoe Magic: Noon to 3 p.m., Sunday, Dec. 1. Join the Rye Nature Center in downtown Rye as it celebrates the start of winter. Look for the "Nature in Winter" exhibit on snowflakes and make a craft. Ice sculpture demonstrations will begin at 1 p.m. courtesy of Con Edison. There will be other seasonal activities provided by the chamber of commerce throughout the afternoon.
Wild Outside Workshop (Insect Hibernation): 3:30-4:30 p.m., Tuesday, Dec. 3. Where do the insects go all winter long? Join a center naturalist and explore insect hibernation. Drop-in program. Pre-registration suggested but not required. We also offer a semester-long wild outside program every Thursday. Please visit the center's website for more information or call 914-967-5150. $20/session for members, $25/session for non-members.
Daddy & Me Animal Show: 9:15 a.m., Dec. 7. Fathers can drop in to this fun-filled adventure. $10/family for members, $15/family for non-members.
Ecology Club for Families with Special Needs: 10 a.m., Dec. 14. Children with special needs are invited to bring a family member with them to the center and enjoy animal programs, hikes, and other science and sensory adventures. For more information about this program, email Christine Siller at firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no fee for this program series, but pre-registration is required.
Wreath and Decoration Making: 3 p.m. , Saturday, Dec. 14. Join us for an afternoon of fun-filled wreath and decoration making. Learn how to use recycled materials and those from your backyard to create holiday decorations. $5/person for members, $8/person for non-members.
For more information on any of these programs, call 914-967-5150.
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