Even a stone, one of the simplest forms of nature, can become a powerful resource to connect humans to the natural world and enrich the imagination. International Early Childhood consultant and Stonework Play artist, Diana Suskind will lead us in a creative storytelling activity, inspiring children and adults to create meaningful stories through contact with [...]
Ever gaze up at the big fluffy clouds of dragons, flowers, elephants, or whatever imagination conjures up swimming across that big blue sky? Have you ever stared in peaceful awe at all colors of a rainbow wondering where does it end? As they say, beauty is in the sky of the beholder, so come join [...]
The Perseid meteor shower, one of the year’s best. The near-full moon will interfere with the view of fainter meteors, but brighter ones should still put on a show (we hope!) Also, great views of Jupiter and Saturn, and maybe a look at Venus. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to lie and watch for [...]
Bring your family out on a summer adventure as we take a hike through the sunset trails of Baltimore Woods. We’ll travel down to Phillips Cabin where we will be welcomed by a crackling fire, make s'mores, and listen to campfire stories told by Zachary Smith. Program for ages 7 and up. Bring a flashlight [...]
We will start the program with great views of Jupiter, Saturn, and the waxing quarter moon, then, as it gets darker, turn our sights on the Summer Milky Way, which has some of the densest concentrations of star clusters and nebulae visible to us in the northern hemisphere. Back-up date July 13th. Program for all [...]
It gets dark late so let’s look for planets and the moon! We will get a good view of the near-first-quarter moon, Jupiter will be just about as close to Earth as it gets, and there’s a chance we may get one last look at Mars for the year, before it goes behind the sun [...]
A Central New York annual tradition, visit Sycamore Hill Gardens in Marcellus on Mother's Day for a stroll through 40+ acres of beautiful private gardens. Click here for more details and to purchase tickets!
This weekend there will be no moon to interfere with viewing, and we may get an early glimpse at some of the Eta Aquarid meteor shower, plus the spring skies and their clusters. We may still be able to see Mars low in the west and Jupiter will be rising in the east. Back-up date [...]
It’s Earth Day! Come on out to Baltimore Woods for a fun and educational event including guided nature walks, live animal shows, info booths on home energy, recycling, and crafts, and a special live performance of Dr. Seuss’s The Lorax. This program is a free community event!
NOTE: Due to the weather forecast for Friday evening, the Star Party will take place on Saturday, April 13th! Pre-registration for this event has been extended to 12pm Saturday. Walk-ins are also welcome. Come have a look at the first-quarter moon, and after it begins to set, a farewell to the deep-sky objects of winter [...]