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Winter Solstice Hike

Join us for a tranquil, lantern-lit hike through the woods to observe the longest night of the year. Learn about ancient solstice traditions and celebrate the return of the sun by exploring the sights and sounds of nature at night. Program for ages 5 and up. Snowshoes will be provided. Wear appropriate footwear for hiking [...]

By |2019-08-26T18:46:41+00:00December 21st, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Winter Solstice Hike

Star Party: Geminid Meteor Shower

The Geminids is the king of the meteor showers. It is considered by many to be the best shower in the heavens, producing up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by an asteroid known as 3200 Phaethon, which was discovered in 1982. The shower runs [...]

By |2019-08-26T18:28:30+00:00December 13th, 2019|, , , |Comments Off on Star Party: Geminid Meteor Shower

Caroling in The Woods

Pick up a lantern and song sheet and enjoy a beloved tradition at Baltimore Woods. If you like, you can bring holiday treats to share with fellow carolers. This event is free for all, and as always, donations are appreciated. Lanterns provided. Bring a flashlight if you prefer. Meet in the pavilion. RSVP for Caroling [...]

By |2019-08-26T18:16:35+00:00December 7th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Caroling in The Woods

Star Party: Rare Mercury Transit!

On this day, a rare transit of Mercury occurs at sunrise. These happen only every few years, and the eastern US is one of the best viewing locations for this one! Come early and watch the tiny black disc of Mercury transit across the sun, using specially-filtered telescopes. SPECIAL EVENT – no cloud date!  Program [...]

By |2019-08-26T15:12:20+00:00November 11th, 2019|, , , , |Comments Off on Star Party: Rare Mercury Transit!

CSI: Predator vs. Prey

It’s the weekend before Halloween and mischief has found its way to the Woods! Join us for a night of crime scene investigation as we learn about animals and their predators. Find out who ate who…it could be you!  Program for 3 and up. $6 for members; $9 for public. Register for CSI: Predator vs. [...]

By |2019-08-21T18:42:41+00:00October 26th, 2019|, , , |Comments Off on CSI: Predator vs. Prey

Star Party: The Draconids Meteor Shower

The Draconids meteor shower peaks around this time, although it is not a very “big” shower. We’ll have another great view of the first-quarter moon, Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, Uranus, and Neptune, plus hello to fall skies. Back-up date Ocotber 5th. Program for all ages. $6 for members; $9 for public. Register for Star Party: The [...]

By |2019-08-20T18:37:56+00:00October 4th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Star Party: The Draconids Meteor Shower

Star Party: Goodbye Summer Skies

Come take in a view of the first-quarter moon, Jupiter, Saturn, Venus, Uranus, and Neptune. As the moon sets, we’ll get our last look at the Summer Milky Way.  Program for all ages. $6 for members; $9 for public. Note: The Star Party has been moved to September 7th so we'll have a clear night [...]

By |2019-09-06T20:04:15+00:00September 6th, 2019|, |Comments Off on Star Party: Goodbye Summer Skies

The One and Only Flying Mammal

Yes, that’s right, a flying mammal! Lets wing our way into the world of bats by exploring their amazing adaptations for flight. Learn about how they navigate the forest at night and what bats you may see in New York. Program for ages 7 and up. Bring a flashlight. This program includes a hike to [...]

By |2019-08-20T16:02:07+00:00August 24th, 2019|, , |Comments Off on The One and Only Flying Mammal

Star Party: Perseid Meteor Shower

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 [...]

By |2019-08-12T15:42:36+00:00August 12th, 2019|, , , |Comments Off on Star Party: Perseid Meteor Shower

Nature Open Mic at Baltimore Woods

Feeling inspired to share your favorite nature poem or original work? Join us for an evening of open mic poetry and in return be reminded of all the ways nature speaks to us, surrounded by the beauty of Baltimore Woods. Program for adults. $6 for members; $9 for public. Note: Unfortunately, this program has been [...]

By |2019-07-31T18:56:27+00:00July 31st, 2019|, , |Comments Off on Nature Open Mic at Baltimore Woods