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BEAR MOUNTAIN- Beary Merry Holiday @ Trailside Museums & Zoo

BEAR MOUNTAIN- Beary Merry Holiday @ Trailside Museums & Zoo

SATURDAY, December 22, 2018

(Rain date Sunday, Dec. 23rd)

10:30 am

$1/person suggested donation at Trailside.

Come to the Bear Den at 10:30 to make tasty holiday snacks for the black bears. We’ll celebrate the holiday season at 11:00 when we let the bears out to unwrap their gift boxes full of delicious treats! Bundle up & come out for a festive, family-friendly winter experience!

Meet at the Bear Den

ABOUT THE MUSEUMS

Parking is located at Bear Mountain State Park; $10/vehicle.

Allow 20 minutes to walk from parking lot.

(845) 786-2701

Trailside Museums & Zoo is located at Bear Mountain State Park, on the western bank of the Hudson River.

GPS: Use Bear Mountain Inn address: 55 Hessian Drive, Bear Mountain, NY 10911

Main Entrance to Bear Mountain State Park is on Seven Lakes Drive, off of Route 9W and a short distance south of the Bear Mountain Bridge Circle.

RYE – Young Discoverers: Feathers and Fur @ Westchester Children’s Museum

Young Discoverers: Feathers and Fur – Our Animal Friends in Winter

WEDNESDAYS:  December 5th, 12th & 19th 2018

 

Children will become Jr. ornithologists and zoologists and share what they know about what birds and bears do in the winter.  We will examine real seagull, crow and peacock feathers and introduce new vocabulary words ie: migrate, hibernate and shelter.   We will go into our own make believe cave and hibernate – then hear the story  OLD BEAR  by Kevin Henkes .  Before we leave, everyone will make a bird picture to take home – decorated with real feathers!!

 

Young Discoverers is a weekly science-based “drop-in” program designed for children ages 2-5 Simple experiments and craft projects all add to the excitement of learning something new!

 

Museum hours: Wednesdays – Sundays 10 am – 4 pm

 

Admission:

  • $7 per person
  • $6 for seniors
  • FREE for children 12 months and under
  • FREE for Members
  • FREE for active duty military personnel and their families within the same household* (Blue Star Families)
  • $3 per person presenting an Electronic Benefits Transfer Card (EBT) and a valid form of photo ID. Good for up to four individuals per EBT card (Museums for All Program)**

The Westchester Children’s Museum (WCM) is a light-filled, colorful, vibrant learning space for children age 0-13, filled with interactive exhibits not found anywhere else in this region. We offer experiences in physics, science, art, technology, design, with places to create, build and explore. WCM offers hands-on program sin a safe, welcoming place for play and discovery.

 

914-421-5050

 

100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY 10580

 

Park in the Playland lot. Our entrance is located on the Boardwalk side of the Museum. Just head towards the beach from the parking lot and follow the signs

 

http://discoverwcm.org

 

RYE – Young Discoverers: Feathers and Fur @ Westchester Children’s Museum

Young Discoverers: Feathers and Fur – Our Animal Friends in Winter

WEDNESDAYS:  December 5th, 12th & 19th 2018

 

Children will become Jr. ornithologists and zoologists and share what they know about what birds and bears do in the winter.  We will examine real seagull, crow and peacock feathers and introduce new vocabulary words ie: migrate, hibernate and shelter.   We will go into our own make believe cave and hibernate – then hear the story  OLD BEAR  by Kevin Henkes .  Before we leave, everyone will make a bird picture to take home – decorated with real feathers!!

 

Young Discoverers is a weekly science-based “drop-in” program designed for children ages 2-5 Simple experiments and craft projects all add to the excitement of learning something new!

 

Museum hours: Wednesdays – Sundays 10 am – 4 pm

 

Admission:

  • $7 per person
  • $6 for seniors
  • FREE for children 12 months and under
  • FREE for Members
  • FREE for active duty military personnel and their families within the same household* (Blue Star Families)
  • $3 per person presenting an Electronic Benefits Transfer Card (EBT) and a valid form of photo ID. Good for up to four individuals per EBT card (Museums for All Program)**

The Westchester Children’s Museum (WCM) is a light-filled, colorful, vibrant learning space for children age 0-13, filled with interactive exhibits not found anywhere else in this region. We offer experiences in physics, science, art, technology, design, with places to create, build and explore. WCM offers hands-on program sin a safe, welcoming place for play and discovery.

 

914-421-5050

 

100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY 10580

 

Park in the Playland lot. Our entrance is located on the Boardwalk side of the Museum. Just head towards the beach from the parking lot and follow the signs

 

http://discoverwcm.org

 

RYE – Young Discoverers: Feathers and Fur @ Westchester Children’s Museum

Young Discoverers: Feathers and Fur – Our Animal Friends in Winter

WEDNESDAYS:  December 5th, 12th & 19th 2018

 

Children will become Jr. ornithologists and zoologists and share what they know about what birds and bears do in the winter.  We will examine real seagull, crow and peacock feathers and introduce new vocabulary words ie: migrate, hibernate and shelter.   We will go into our own make believe cave and hibernate – then hear the story  OLD BEAR  by Kevin Henkes .  Before we leave, everyone will make a bird picture to take home – decorated with real feathers!!

 

Young Discoverers is a weekly science-based “drop-in” program designed for children ages 2-5 Simple experiments and craft projects all add to the excitement of learning something new!

 

Museum hours: Wednesdays – Sundays 10 am – 4 pm

 

Admission:

  • $7 per person
  • $6 for seniors
  • FREE for children 12 months and under
  • FREE for Members
  • FREE for active duty military personnel and their families within the same household* (Blue Star Families)
  • $3 per person presenting an Electronic Benefits Transfer Card (EBT) and a valid form of photo ID. Good for up to four individuals per EBT card (Museums for All Program)**

The Westchester Children’s Museum (WCM) is a light-filled, colorful, vibrant learning space for children age 0-13, filled with interactive exhibits not found anywhere else in this region. We offer experiences in physics, science, art, technology, design, with places to create, build and explore. WCM offers hands-on program sin a safe, welcoming place for play and discovery.

 

914-421-5050

 

100 Playland Parkway, Rye, NY 10580

 

Park in the Playland lot. Our entrance is located on the Boardwalk side of the Museum. Just head towards the beach from the parking lot and follow the signs

 

http://discoverwcm.org

 

BEAR MOUNTAIN- Boo at the Zoo @ Trailside Museums & Zoo


BEAR MOUNTAIN- Boo at the Zoo @ Trailside Museums & Zoo

SATURDAY, October 27, 2018

(Rain date Sunday, Oct. 28th)

10:30 am-3 pm

$1/person suggested donation at Trailside.

Come to the Bear Den at 10:30 to make spooky snacks for the black bears. At 11:00, watch the zookeepers let the bears loose to enjoy the tasty Halloween decorations. Touch real animal skulls, see stuffed specimens in the Nature Study museums, make Autumn crafts & learn about bats & our not-so-scary owls and vultures. Lots of family-friendly fun and activities.

ABOUT THE MUSEUMS

Parking is located at Bear Mountain State Park & $10/vehicle.

Allow 20 minutes to walk from parking lot to Trailside & 1 to 2 hours to enjoy Trailside–the wildlife on exhibit, the views, museums & landscape.

(845) 786-2701

Trailside Museums & Zoo is located at Bear Mountain State Park, on the western bank of the Hudson River.

GPS: Use Bear Mountain Inn address: 55 Hessian Drive, Bear Mountain, NY 10911

Main Entrance to Bear Mountain State Park is on Seven Lakes Drive, off of Route 9W and a short distance south of the Bear Mountain Bridge Circle.