Events & Highlights

Click the highlighted dates on the calendar to the left to see upcoming events.
  • Owl Show

    Thursday, September 27th, 2018 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center


    Come meet Herbie the Great Horned Owl, Orin the Screech Owl, Mystical the Barred Owl and their much misunderstood friend, Vinnie the Turkey Vulture! These friends are a hoot!
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Thursday, September 27th, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
    Cost: $3 per person OR $10 per family
    Program Type: Family

  • Migration Run

    Saturday, October 6th, 2018 (3:00 PM - 4:30 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve


    Whether you’re a 5Ker or a 10Ker, you will love this trail run through habitat that is home, or a home away from home, to over 200 species of birds! Race proceeds benefit Wounded Warriors in Action. Online registration only. https://runsignup.com/Race/NY/SenecaFalls/MigrationRun5K10K
    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve, Black Brook Road
    Date: Saturday, October 6th, 3:00 pm

  • Hibernation Hullabaloo

    Thursday, October 18th, 2018 (6:30 PM - 7:30 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center


    Meet our touchable turtles, and their reptilian friends, and find out the crazy things they do to survive the winter!
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: Thursday, October 18th, 6:30 – 7:30 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Family

  • Freaky Falcon Fun

    Saturday, October 20th, 2018 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center


    Meet our freakishly talented falcons in this live animal show, and learn about the ancient art of falconry!
    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls
    Date: October 20th, 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Family

  • Upcycled Bird Feeder Craft

    Saturday, November 3rd, 2018 (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

    Location: Old North Seneca Ambulance Bldg

    Make your world a better place with great looking bird feeders made from recycled materials!
    Location: Due to building repairs at Ed Center, class will be held at old North Seneca Ambulance bldg on Route 414 at landfill entrance
    Date: November 3rd, 3:00 – 4:00 pm
    Cost: $3 per person OR $10 per family
    Program Type: Family (Children under 12 will need parental assistance.)

  • Nature Story Time with Martha the Reading Dog

    Thursday, November 8th, 2018 (10:00 AM - 11:00 AM)

    Location: Seneca Falls Library

    Your pre-schooler will love our nature story and snack time with Ms. Tara and Martha the Reading Dog!
    Location: Due to building repairs at Ed Center, class will be held at Seneca Falls Libarary
    Date: November 8th, 10:00 – 11:00 am
    Cost: FREE
    Program Type: Pre-schoolers

  • Butterfly Garden Workshop

    Saturday, March 30th, 2019 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

    Make your backyard magical by planting flowers that attract various species of butterflies. We'll get you started with planters in this hands-on workshop! Cost is FREE.

  • Color Easter Eggs with Nature

    Saturday, April 6th, 2019 (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls 13148

    We dye our Easter eggs with ingredients straight from nature! Come try your hand at these colorful creations, and construct a nest to hold them! Cost: FREE

  • Camouflage Egg Hunt

    Saturday, April 13th, 2019 (3:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 State Route 414, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

    Test your family's powers of observation as you scour our lawn for camouflaged eggs! The family team that finds the most eggs wins! Cost: FREE

  • Open House

    Sunday, July 28th, 2019 (12:00 PM - 4:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows

    Join us July 28, Noon-4pm and see waste management technology first-hand on our guided bus tours. Complimentary BBQ, live falcons, photos with heavy equipment and games for the kids, too! - FREE

  • Stories Around the Bonfire with Fair Trade S’Mores

    Thursday, August 8th, 2019 (8:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center

    Bring a lawn chair and a funny joke or story to share. We will provide the essentials for s’mores, including Fair Trade chocolates. FREE.

  • Kindred Kingdoms, Live Birds of Prey Presentation

    Sunday, October 20th, 2019 (1:00 PM - 2:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 NY-414, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

    Kindred Kingdoms is a non-profit organization that provides rehabilitation to birds of prey and black bears. Learn how humans help and care for wounded wildlife, including Bald Eagles. Live birds of prey will be available for viewing at the end of the program. Please arrive early and be quiet for the presenters and birds.

  • Upcycle! Fix it, Refresh, Re-create

    Saturday, March 14th, 2020 (12:00 AM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 NY-414, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

    Repairing and repurposing items can stretch your imagination and budget while reducing contributions to the waste stream. See examples, bring questions, ideas, and possible projects.

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/

  • Camouflage Easter Egg Hunt

    Saturday, April 18th, 2020 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 NY-414, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

    Our popular camouflage Easter egg hunt challenges the observation skills of children and adults as they explore part of the grounds beside our education center.

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/

  • Flower Walk

    Saturday, May 30th, 2020 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve

    Enjoy a walk at one of the loveliest times of year as the wildflowers are in abundant bloom.

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/

  • Natural Body Care/Fair Trade S’mores and Stories Around the Bonfire

    Saturday, June 27th, 2020 (7:00 PM - 9:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 NY-414, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

    Make natural body care products in an easy hands-on workshop. Afterward, enjoy Fair Trade S’mores around a bonfire, in our fire pit surrounded by yellow coneflowers.

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/

  • Nature Scavenger Hunt

    Saturday, July 11th, 2020 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve

    Have fun identifying items in this scavenger hunt on a moderate group walk.

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/

  • Bats with Jim D’Angelo

    Thursday, July 16th, 2020 (8:00 PM - 10:00 PM)

    Join Naturalist Jim D’Angelo for a fascinating look into the lives of bats to discover the truths sur-rounding many common myths and the difficulties bats face. We will also discuss how you can help these beneficial creatures of the night. After the indoor presentation, we will take a short walk to watch bats feeding on insects over the fields. A special bat detector instrument will allow us to hear their echolocation calls as well.

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/" target="_blank" title="Seneca Meadows on Facebook (Opens New Tab)">Facebook</a>

  • Butterfly Walk in the Preserve

    Monday, August 10th, 2020 (12:00 AM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve

    Immerse yourself in a wonderland of Monarch butterflies on a group walk, while learning more about this delightful species that thrives upon our preserve’s abundant milkweed and other flow-ers.

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/" target="_blank" title="Seneca Meadows on Facebook (Opens New Tab)">Facebook</a>

  • Green habits

    Saturday, September 12th, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 NY-414, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

    Curious about Composting? Concerned about Plastic Pollution but Unsure How to Help? This class is for you!

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/

  • Bluebird Box Building Workshop

    Saturday, September 26th, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:30 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 NY-414, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

    Build a cedar home for our state bird, the eastern bluebird.

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on <a href="https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/" target="_blank" title="Seneca Meadows on Facebook (Opens New Tab)">Facebook</a>

  • Welcome Migrating Birds Preserve Walk

    Saturday, October 3rd, 2020 (11:00 AM - 12:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve

    Join a guided tour in our preserve to observe migrating birds and explore the Seneca Meadows Wetlands Preserve with others.

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/

  • Where to explore?

    Saturday, October 10th, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 NY-414, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

    Let’s share our favorite destinations, in person, with apps and maps

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/

  • Birdseed Ornaments

    Monday, November 16th, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 NY-414, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

    Make ornaments of birdseed to take home or hang on trees at local adult care facilities. Feed the birds while encouraging wildlife as a lively part of senior’s daily lives.

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/

  • Homemade Cards and Sustainable Wrapping

    Monday, December 14th, 2020 (12:00 PM - 1:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 NY-414, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

    Make holiday cards and wrap presents with eco-conscious materials.

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/

  • Beeswax Candles

    Monday, December 21st, 2020 (2:00 PM - 3:00 PM)

    Location: Seneca Meadows Education Center, 1977 NY-414, Seneca Falls, NY 13148

    Create beeswax candles to brighten the darkest days of the year on the Winter Solstice.

    Registration is required for events. Please call (315) 539-5624 Monday-Friday 8:00-4:30 or reach us on Facebook by visiting https://www.facebook.com/SenecaMeadowsEducationCenter/