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Wave Hill Events
Wave Hill
675 West 252nd Street
718-549-3200, www.wavehill.org

New York Botanical Garden Events
November 15 - Call to Action: Protecting Earth's Biodiversity 10-3:30
Doug Tallamy: A Guide to Restoring the Little Things that Run the World. He reminds us of essential roles insects play in our ecosystems, and encourages us to make simple changes in our landscapes and attitudes to keep insects on the ground, in the air and, yes, on our plants. Randy Westbrooks: A Land Conservation Challenge for the 21st Century Invasive species specialist Westbrooks presents successful case studies that illustrate how effective early detection and rapid response can eradicate invasive species and prevent their spread. Get Involved: Case Studies from Lower Hudson PRISM Be part of the change! There are 50 PRISM partners in our area who work hard to prevent and manage invasive species every day. In a rapid-fire series of presentations, nine partners share their success stories and show how you can help. Fee.
Now thru November 17 - Kiku: Spotlight on Tradition
Magnificent installations of chrysanthemums in awe-inspiring shapes and styles. Expertly trained NYBG horticulturists spend 11 months caring for and coaxing these chrysanthemums, which are cultivated from single cuttings. The amazing floral sculptures combined with the Botanical Garden’s brilliant 250-acre spectacle of changing leaves in orange, crimson, and gold, beckon visitors to indulge in fall’s exquisite yet fleeting beauty.
November 9-10 - Fall Forest Weekends 11-4
Explore 50-acre Thain Family Forest, the largest remaining tract of old-growth forest in New York City. Highlights include performances of excerpts from Shakespeare's A Midsummer Night's Dream; presentations about forest wildlife with live mammals, reptiles and birds; and other forest-themed activities.
November 23 thru January 26 - Holiday Train Show
This year’s show—presented in an immersive indoor winter wonderland adjacent to the Enid A. Haupt Conservatory—showcases Central Park, with its iconic landscape fashioned in mosses and hollies, and architectural treasures such as Belvedere Castle. Fee.
November thru January - Bar Car Nights at Holiday Train Show 7-10:30
November 23,29,30; December 7,14,20,21,27,28; January 3,4,11,18. For adults 21+, festive outdoor adventures with after-dark viewing of Holiday Train Show® as the centerpiece. Purchase spiked hot chocolate and a bite from the Bronx Night Market Holiday Pop-up, then set out to explore the night’s offerings. Warm up around our handcrafted fire pits and feel the joy of the season with artistic ice carving, festive performers, dueling piano singalongs, and DJ sets. Fee.
New York Botanical Garden
Bronx River Parkway (Exit 7W) and Fordham Road
New York
718.817.8700 or www.nybg.org

Nassau County Museum of Art Events
Sculpture park, formal gardens, nature trails… You’ll want to visit in all seasons to see natural beauty unfold on 145-acre nature preserve.
Nassau County Museum of Art
One Museum Drive
Roslyn Harbor, New York 11576

Native Plant Center Events
Westchester Community College
Classroom Building, Room C200
75Grasslands Road
914-606-7715, wcc.nativeplant@sunywcc.edu or www.nativeplantcenter.org

The Garden Conservancy
Digging Deeper Programs
Open Days
Garden Conservancy
11 Old Post Road
Cold Spring

Innisfree Garden Events
Innisfree Garden
362 Tyrrel Road
(845) 677-8000, www.innisfreegarden.org/

Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association Events
Frederick W. Vanderbilt Garden Association
PO BOX 239
Route 9
Hyde Park
Info: 845-229-6432, info@vanderbiltgarden.org, www.vanderbiltgarden.org

The Madoo Conservancy Events
The Madoo Conservancy
618 Sagg Main Street
PO Box 362
Sagaponack, NY 11962
631-537-8200, www.madoo.org

Battery Park City Parks Conservancy Events
Robert F. Wagner, Jr. Park, Battery Park City, Lower Manhattan (access: Battery Place) FREE! Information: http://bpcparks.org
6 River Terrace Events
6 River Terrace (South end of River Terrace, north of the Irish Hunger Memorial)
Nelson A. Rockefeller Park (access: Chambers Street)
Battery Park City Events
At Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
Battery Place (corner of 2nd place and Battery Place)
Battery Park City Parks Conservancy
2 South End Avenue (access: West Thames Street)
212-267-9700, info@bpcparks.org orwww.bpcparks.org

Stonecrop Gardens Events
Stonecrop Gardens
81 Stonecrop Lane
Cold Spring
845.265.2000, www.stonecrop.org

The Cultural Landscape Foundation Garden Dialogues
Patrons, garden owners and designers reveal creative process and collaboration that yields a great garden. Opportunities for small groups to experience beautiful gardens created by accomplished designers currently in practice. Fee.
The Cultural Landscape Foundation
1909 Que Street NW
Second Floor
Washington, D.C. 20009
202.483.0553, www.tclf.org

Hudson Valley Garden Association Events
Hudson Valley Garden Association
PO Box 191, Gardiner, NY 12525
Info: 845-418-3640, info@hvga.org , www.hvga.org/

Rubin Museum of Art Events
Rubin Museum of Art
150 W. 17th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)
New York

Old Westbury Gardens Events
Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Road
Old Westbury, NY 11568
516-333-0048, www.oldwestburygardens.org

Friends of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission Events
Palisades Parkway Exit 19 or Route 9W

Sterling Forest State Park Preserve Events
Registration required. Trails can be steep and rocky, wear hiking shoes. Hike at pace of slowest hiker. Information or to register: 845-351-5907.
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site Events
Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site
44 Battlefield Rd., accessed from Park Rd. off Route 9W in Stony Point
845-786-2521 or www.palisadesparksconservancy.org
Minnewaska State Park Preserve Events
Pre-registration required for everything. Weather contingent. Wear appropriate clothing, footwear; bring snacks, water. Meet at Nature Center unless otherwise noted.
Minnewaska State Park Preserve
Route 44/55, 5 miles west of intersection with Route 299
Rockland State Park Events
Friends of the Palisades Interstate Park Commission
Administration Building
Bear Mountain
845.786.2701, admin@friendsofpalisades.org or www.friendsofpalisades.org

Planting Fields Arboretum Events
Planting Fields Arboretum & State Historic Park
Post Office Box 58
Oyster Bay, New York 11771
(516) 922-8676, [url=http://www.plantingfields.org]www.plantingfields.org[/url

Neversink Valley Area Museum Events
Neversink Valley Area Museum
26 Hoag Road
Info: 845-754-8870 www.neversinkmuseum.org

Landis Arboretum Events
www.LandisArboretum.org 518-875-6935
518-875-6935 or landisfun@midtel.net

Arnot Forest
Schuyler County Route 13 (1 mile north of NY Route 224 between Cayuta and Van Etten) NY.
Directions and map: www.arnotforest.infot

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