Central Park Conservancy On A Wing Festival

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When:
May 7, 2016 all-day America/New York Timezone
2016-05-07T00:00:00-04:00
2016-05-08T00:00:00-04:00
Where:
Central Park
New York, NY
USA
Cost:
Free

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Central Park Conservancy On A Wing Festival

Saturday, May 7, 2016
12:00 – 3:00 pm

Celebrate the bird migration season with Central Park Conservancy’s annual On A Wing Festival.

Meet live bats, butterflies, and birds of prey, some of which call Central Park their home. Look for migrating warblers and other songbirds on a Birding Basics for Families walk and learn how essential these winged beings are to the ecosystem.

Borrow a Discovery Kit and create your own Central Park adventure, exploring how the Conservancy’s work has made the park a sanctuary for birds, bats, and butterflies. This festival features interactive presentations from the Organization for Bat Conservation , Talons!NYC Audubon SocietyLong Island AquariumArtist, Jessica Daryl Winer, and more.

This event is free. Tickets are not required but let us know you’re coming. Open to all ages. Member Perk: Show your family membership card to receive a free Shakespeare Garden Discovery Journal.

Schedule of Events:

12:00 pm

  • Shakespeare Garden: Secret World of Insects and Butterflies presented by Long Island Aquarium
  • Birding Basics for Families Walk: Ramble
  • Flight Patterns: Drawing the Shakespeare Garden with Artist Jessica Daryl Winer

1:00 pm

  • Live Bat Encounter presented by Organization for Bat Conservation
  • Birding Basics for Families Walk: Ramble
  • Flight Patterns: Drawing the Shakespeare Garden with Artist, Jessica Daryl Winer

2:00 pm

  • Talons! Live Bird of Prey Experience presented by Master Falconer, Lorrie Schumacher
  • Birding Basics for Families Walk:  Ramble
  • Flight Patterns: Drawing the Shakespeare Garden with Artist, Jessica Daryl Winer