Theodore Roosevelt Programs and Events

The Trailside is Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary and Audubon Center's tri-annual newsletter to keep our supporters up to date with all recent happenings. Click here to read the latest Trailside!  

*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:

Saturday, April 12: Kids Night Out! Wilderness Warriors
6:00pm- 8:30 pm. Ages 8+
Parents, take the night off while your kids learn how to battle the challenges the wilderness can throw at you. Kids will learn all the tricks to become a survivor including starting a fire, shelter-building, camouflage, and more! The night will end with stories, songs, and marshmallows around a campfire.
$25/ child. Registration required.
15 child limit

SPRING SANCTUARY ADVENTURES
April 14-18, 2014 9 am - 3 pm

To view the brochure click here

Saturday, April 19: Eggstravaganza
Session 1: 10:30-11:30am (toddlers only)
Session 2: 12:30-1:30pm (kids 4-10)
Session 3: 2:30-3:30pm (kids 4-10)
Celebrate spring with us during our annual Eggstravaganza! This year is better than ever! Wander along our wooded trails searching for brightly colored eggs then trade them in for an awesome goodie bag; take part in wacky relay races; get your face painted; learn about our egg-laying friends and more!
Members $5 per child / Nonmembers $8 per child
Adults $2
Popular Program  - Registration Required! 516-922-3200

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

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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