Theodore Roosevelt Programs and Events

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*NEW* TR Frequent Flyer Passport

frequent flyer passport

WHO: Anyone who attends a Public Program (child or adult) at TR will receive a Frequent Flyer Passport
WHAT: Get your card stamped every time you attend a public program. On the 6th visit, turn in your card for a free program, restrictions apply.
WHEN: Come down to the Sanctuary today to receive your card
WHY: We want to thank you for supporting our Sanctuary!
"Like" our Facebook page for a free stamp
Restrictions: Stamps cannot be earned with group programs or field trips. The free program is not valid for vacation break programs. It carries a redeemable value of $10 towards a program. One person per card. Cards carry no cash value if lost or stolen.

UPCOMING PROGRAMS AND EVENTS AT THE SANCTUARY:

Sunday, May 4: Wild Food Foraging Tour with "Wildman" Steve Brill
11:00am- 12:00 pm: Presentation.
12:45pm-2:45pm: Tour.
All Ages. Please bring a bagged lunch and water bottle.
Registration through Steve Brill: Call (914) 835-2153 at least 24 hours in advance to sign up.
Spend an afternoon with naturalist/author Steve Brills as he uncovers the culinary mysteries our grounds hold. During the presentation, you'll see, touch, and even taste the best wild herbs, greens, and shoots of mid-spring, while exploring the history and folklore of these plants. We'll then embark on a guided tour of the trails to search for these renewable food sources.
Voluntary contribution of $20/person, $10 per child 12 and under

Saturday, May 10th: Feather Fest: A Celebration of International Migratory Bird Day
1:00pm- 4:00pm
Celebrate spring at the Sanctuary with a festival honoring the return of our feathered friends! Enjoy a guided bird-watching walk led by an experienced naturalist, bird-themed crafts and games for the kids, purchase a native plant to start a wildlife-friendly garden, and have an up-close encounter with one of our resident migratory avian ambassadors. All proceeds from this event will benefit the educational programs and conservation projects of the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center.
$2 Suggested Donation/ person

Wednesday, May 14: Bird Walk at Nassau County Museum of Art
9:00 am. Ages 11+ 
Held at the Nassau County Museum of Art
One Museum Drive, Roslyn Heights, NY 11576
For more information: Contact Noemi Fletcher (516) 484-9338 x12
Meet in the parking lot of the art school

Saturday, May 17: Birdwatching for Beginners at Old Westbury Gardens
9:00am-10:30am. Ages 11+
$5 members/ $10 non-members

Wednesday, June 11: Bird Walk at Nassau County Museum of Art
9:00 am. Ages 11+
Held at the Nassau County Museum of Art
One Museum Drive, Roslyn Heights, NY 11576
For more information: Contact Noemi Fletcher (516) 484-9338 x12
Meet in the parking lot of the art school

June 13: Nature After Dark

7:00pm. Ages 7+
In nature, many animals begin to wake up after you have gone to bed. Spend an evening at the sanctuary for a live animal sow with our nocturnal residents. Following is a night hike to search for these mysterious creatures while doing activities to challenge your senses in the dark.
$7 members/ $10 non members

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