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Sat 10 Dec
Wildlife Slumber Party
Saturday, December 10, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
Meet at the Visitor Center Put on your PJs and join us to celebrate the hibernators that live in Thacher Park! Enjoy some hot chocolate while you meet some of our live animals and learn how wildlife gets ready for the winter. We will start indoors and then head outside for a short walk. Registration required. Call 518-872-0800.
Sun 11 Dec
Fantastic Foxes Preschool Program
Sunday, December 11, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
We'll read books, play games, and make crafts that teach us about the elusive fox! Recommended for children ages 3-5. Registration required. Call 518-872-0800.
Sun 11 Dec
Ice Lanterns
Sunday, December 11, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
Use natural materials to create an ephemeral work of art! Learn about native plants while using their greens, stems, and berries to craft ice lanterns to decorate your front step or holiday table. Registration required. Call 518-872-0800.
Sat 17 Dec
Winter Wildlife Walk
Saturday, December 17, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
Meet at Hop Field. Join Nature Center educators for a hike while we learn how plants and animals prepare for the winter. Registration is not required.
Sun 18 Dec
Evergreen Tree Walk
Sunday, December 18, 2022 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
Learn the life history and identifying features of New York's conifers! The program will cover one mile of easy trails around the Visitor Center. Great for adults and children ages 5 and up. Registration is not required.
Wed 21 Dec
Winter Solstice Walk
Wednesday, December 21, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
 Meet at the Visitor Center. December 21st marks the first official day of winter. Join us for a two-mile roundtrip walk to High Point to bring in the new season and enjoy views of the Hudson Mohawk Valley. Registration is not required.
Thu 29 Dec
Winter Scavenger Hunt
Thursday, December 29, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
Join an educator as we learn about winter wildlife on a guided scavenger hunt! We'll walk short, easy trails around the Visitor Center if the weather is good and move indoors if not. Ideal for individuals 12 and under. Registration required. Call 518-872-0800.
Sun 01 Jan
First Day Hike-Chasing Frozen Waterfalls
Sunday, January 1, 2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center
Explore one of Thacher Park's most popular trails past frozen waterfalls, pine and hemlock forests in a winter wonderland hike! Total distance is approximately 2 miles. Registration required. Call 518-872-0800.