Spring Weekend Events in Westchester

Come see goats at Muscoot Farm this weekend. Credits: Gabrielle Bilik

Annual Bird Walk with Ed Kanze
Saturday, May 6, 8 a.m., Ward Pound Ridge Reservation (Cross River)
Join naturalist and expert birder Ed Kanze for an early morning bird walk through the reservation.

Bird Walk
Saturday, May 6, 8–10 a.m., Cranberry Lake Preserve (North White Plains)
Join avid birder Mike Bochnik from Hudson River Audubon Society in search for all the birds that live around the lake.

Wildflower Walk
Saturday, May 6, noon–2 p.m., Cranberry Lake Preserve (North White Plains)
Join master gardener Mary Harrington to identify and learn about the wildflowers that inhabit the reserve.

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Hike Around the Farm
Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m.–noon, Muscoot Farm (Somers)
Ever want to see more of Muscoot? Join this intermediate hike through the farm’s outback. Meet at the reception center.

Volunteer Corps Work Day
Saturday, May 6, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary (Rye)
Help with invasive plant removal, trail work, beach clean-up, and more. Weather permitting.

Volunteer Work Project: Spreading Wood Chips on the Hiking Trails
Saturday, May 6, 1–3 p.m., Marshlands Conservancy (Rye)
Bring work gloves; hand tools provided. Great for any type of service credit hours.

Saturday, May 6, 1–2:30 p.m., Edith G. Read Wildlife Sanctuary (Rye)
Learn how to use a compass to find your way along the landscape using a checklist and questions along a planned route.

Art Show
Saturday, May 6, and Sunday, May 7, noon–4 p.m., Muscoot Farm (Somers)
Works by the Westchester Water Color Group on view in the Main House on weekends through May 28.

Spring Warbler Migration Hike
Sunday, May 7, 7:30 a.m.–9 p.m., Marshlands Conservancy (Rye)
Bring binoculars to observe the morning movements of these speedy migrants.

One with the Clay Make ‘n’ Take
Sunday, May 7, 2–3:30 p.m., Marshlands Conservancy (Rye)
Learn how to make several styles of clay pots and take one home with you.

Bicycle Sundays
Sunday, May 7, 10 a.m.–2 p.m., Bronx River Parkway (White Plains to Scarsdale)
Parkway closes to vehicular traffic for the exclusive use of cyclists, walkers, joggers and those with strollers, from the Westchester County Center to Scarsdale Road, a 13.5-mile loop. Parking at the County Center. Every Sunday during May and June with the exception of Memorial Day weekend.

Coyote Awareness Day
Sunday, May 7, 1–3 p.m., Muscoot Farm (Somers)
Join staff from the Wolf Conservation Center for information about coyotes.

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