Events & Highlights

Click the highlighted dates on the calendar to the left to see upcoming events.
  • Bald Eagle & Raptor Show (with live animals!)

    Saturday, February 1st, 2014 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center

    Meet the beautiful and majestic bald eagle, Liberty, and a few of her friends in this live raptor show! Call to register 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Saturday, February 1st, 2:00—3:00 pm
    Cost: $5.00 per person OR $15 per family
    Program Type: Family

  • Snowshoe Tracking Hike

    Saturday, February 22nd, 2014 (11:00 AM - 12:30 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve

    Strap on your sense of adventure and join us for an amazing snowshoe hike as we look for animal tracks in the snow! (Snowshoes provided.) Call to register 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve, Black Brook Road, Seneca Falls
    Date: Saturday, February 22nd, 11:00 am—12:30 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Family

  • Owl Pellet Pandemonium

    Saturday, March 22nd, 2014 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center

    Kids love dissecting owl pellets! The pellets contain items the owl cannot digest, and they tell us a lot about an owl’s life. It’s pretty cool stuff! Come join the fun! Call to register 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Saturday, March 22nd, 2:00—3:30 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Family

  • Macroinvertebrate Mayhem

    Saturday, May 24th, 2014 (11:30 AM - 12:30 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve

    If your kids like to catch frogs and other slimy creatures, you won’t want to miss this! Come join the fun as we meet the many spineless creatures of the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve! Call to register 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve, Black Brook Road, Seneca Falls
    Date: Saturday, May 24th, 11:30 am—12:30 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Family

  • Saturday Tours at Seneca Meadows

    Saturday, June 7th, 2014

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center

    Bring your family to discover the technology that protects your environment at Seneca Meadows! See the view from the top of the hill, meet our falcons, tour our gas-to-energy facility, and more! To register, call 315-539-5624. Walk-ins are welcome. Space is limited.
    Location: All tours start at the Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Saturdays from June through September (except holiday weekends), 9:00 am, 11:00 am
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Family

  • Family Nature Club Outing

    Monday, June 23rd, 2014 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center

    We are starting up a Family Nature Club and we want you to be a part of it! Families across the country are
    discovering a new kind of fun in Family Nature Clubs! The goal of the club is to reconnect families with the
    great outdoors through fun activities and events. This outing, we will go on a Nature Scavenger Hunt! To register, call 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Monday, June 23rd, 1:00 —3:00 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Family

  • Live Reptile Show

    Thursday, June 26th, 2014 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center

    Have you ever seen a 7 foot long Jungle Carpet Python? How about a 4 foot Tegu? You will at this reptile
    show! And not only will you be able to see these wondrous creatures, you can touch them too! So bring your
    family to meet these and many more scaly friends! To register, call 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Thursday, June 26th, 6:30—7:30 pm
    Cost: $5.00 per person OR $15 per family
    Program Type: Family

  • 5K Race for Hunger

    Saturday, August 2nd, 2014

    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve

    Our USTAF certified course is not your typical “trail run.” Our runners love this nearly flat terrain, stone dust
    path with awesome native wildflowers, wildlife and ponds. Proceeds from the 5K Race for Hunger benefit
    the House of Concern, a very active, local food pantry that services hundreds of families in need.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve, Black Brook Road, Seneca Falls
    Date: Saturday, August 2nd, 9:00 am
    Cost: Pre-Registration - $15 per person, and a non-perishable food item.
    Race Day Registration – $20 per person
    (First 100 pre-registrants will receive an event t-shirt. Pre-registration forms must be postmarked by July 14, 2014.)
    Awards: Cash prizes for 1st, 2nd, 3rd place overall winners
    Registration: Download race form at http://www.senecameadows.com/5k_race_for_hunger.php
    Type: Family

  • Night Hike & Gourmet Campfire Cooking

    Saturday, August 9th, 2014

    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve

    What could make our popular night hike even better? How about making an ooey gooey chocolate, peanut
    butter and marshmallow Banana Boat over an open fire? Yeah, we think that will do it. Come join us! To register, call 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve, Black Brook Road, Seneca Falls
    Date: Saturday, August 9th, 9:00—10:30 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Family

  • Family Nature Club Outing

    Sunday, August 10th, 2014

    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve

    In this Family Nature Club outing we will go on a Nature Story Walk where we will search the wilderness for
    each page of the book we read. It’s a really fun activity for young explorers! To register, call 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve, Black Brook Road, Seneca Falls
    Date: Sunday, August 10th, 1:00—3:00 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Family

  • Dog Parade

    Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center

    Okay, so it’s not exactly a parade, but you will see a lot of cool breeds of dogs, live and in person! And you’ll
    learn about their quirky, loveable behavior from Pet Therapy Trainer, Gail Furst. Come meet man’s best
    friend in every size and shape imaginable! To register, call 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Wednesday, August 20th, 6:30—7:30 pm
    Cost: $5.00 per person OR $15 per family
    Program Type: Family

  • Peeking at the Planets

    Friday, August 22nd, 2014

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center

    What can you see when you look through a powerful telescope? Some pretty cool stuff! Come join the fun as
    we check out Mars, Saturn and the Milky Way! To register, call 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Friday, August 22nd, 8:00—10:00 pm
    Rain Date: Saturday, August 23rd, 8:00—10:00 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Family

  • Family Nature Club Outing

    Sunday, September 28th, 2014 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

    If your family likes games and crafts, this is the event for you! Discover the amazing ability of animals to fit in with their environment with our animal adaptations game, then make a crazy collage with cool stuff we find outside! To register, call 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Sunday, September 28th, 1:00 —3:00 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Family

  • Kangaroos!

    Wednesday, October 1st, 2014 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)

    How cool would it be to meet a kangaroo? Come find out as we get up close and personal with Penny the gray kangaroo, Sidney the parma kangaroo and Beatrice the bush-tailed bettong! To register, call 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Wednesday, October 1st, 6:30—7:30 pm
    Cost: $5.00 per person OR $15 per family
    Program Type: Family

  • Easy Halloween Crafting

    Saturday, October 18th, 2014 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

    Make your very own tin can lanterns to light up your front door this Halloween! We have lots of great designs, from cute jack-o-lantern faces to spooky black cats! There’s sure to be one that will catch your fancy. To register, call 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Saturday, October 18th, 1:00—2:00 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Family

  • Family Nature Club Outing

    Sunday, November 2nd, 2014 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

    Your kids are going to love this Family Nature Club outing! Discover the wonders of fall as we make bird seed ornaments and nature-scented play dough! To register, call 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Sunday, November 2nd, 1:00—3:00 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Family

  • Animals of North America

    Saturday, November 8th, 2014 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

    Come meet a Swift Fox, American Alligator, a Porcupine and other friends as we discover the amazing wildlife of North America! Then don your winter wear and take a short trek with us to find signs of these animals in the wild! To register, call 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Saturday, November 8th, 1:00—2:30 pm
    Cost: $5.00 per person OR $15 per family
    Program Type: Family

  • Holiday Nature Craft Extravaganza

    Saturday, December 6th, 2014 (1:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

    This is not your same old, same old Holiday Nature Craft Extravaganza. Oh no. This year, we are building something new for our fine feathered friends. We’re building bird feeders! Come make a great looking, wooden bird feeder with your family, and enjoy watching wildlife all winter long! To register, call 315-539-5624.
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Saturday, December 6th, 1:00—3:00 pm
    Cost: $5 per feeder
    Program Type: Family