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