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September 5, 2013
Click here for more of Teatown’s upcoming programs
On Time and Place: Celebrating Scenic Hudson’s 50 Years  

Mt. Beacon Reflection, NY(2009), Robert Rodriguez Jr.

All programs require pre-registration. To register, call 914-762-2912 x110.
A Night in the Woods
Sept. 22, 5:00pm
To purchase tickets to the event click here
A Night in the Woods
Auction Sneak Preview
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Fighter Pilots for a Day

$2,800 value



Suit up with Air Combat USA to learn the tactical maneuvers needed in air-to-air combat. After a briefing, guest pilots are secured into the aircraft alongside their instructor for the hands-on portion of the program. Although the instructor will perform the take-off and the landing, guest pilots will fly the aircraft 90% of the time, while they practice maneuvers and engage in dogfights. Register a hit during a dogfight and smoke will trail from the other aircraft! The whole experience will be recorded by four onboard cockpit cameras and will be yours to keep.


Generously donated by Marcia Saunders and Air Combat USA.

A Fabulous Dinner Party for 8
              $2,000 value



Plan to invite your best friends for an elegant evening of fine dining, hosted

by Teatown board members,

at a private mansion featuring local fare masterfully prepared by Tastefully Yours Catering of Briarcliff Manor and a selection of fine wines from Gerry Cramer.

Watch the sun set over the Hudson River as you enjoy cockails at Beechwood mansion, one of Westchester’s finest architectural treasures and listed on the National Register of Historic Places.  Beechwood gained national notoriety in 1905 when it was purchased by financier Frank Vanderlip, President of National City Bank, and his wife, Narcissa Cox, the co-founder of the League of Women Voters. The home features 16-foot ceilings, a walk in fireplace and exquisite wood paneling.


Generously donated by Mary Lynn and Fred Putney, Gerry Cramer and Tastefully Yours. 

Visit Teatown

1600 Spring Valley Road
Ossining, NY 10562
Nature Center hours:
9:00am-5:00pm everyday
Trails are open 365 days a year from dawn to dusk.
  Teatown Lake Reservation’s mission is to conserve open space and to educate and involve the regional community in order to sustain the diversity of wildlife, plants and habitats for future generations.



Your donation can make an immediate impact to help conserve and protect the diversity of wildlife, plants and habitats . . . today and into the future.

On Time and Place: Celebrating Scenic Hudson’s 50 Years On exhibit in the Nature Center Gallery

September 4-30, 2013

Since 1963, Scenic Hudson has worked to preserve the Hudson Valley’s beauty. To help celebrate its 50th anniversary year in 2013, Scenic Hudson will present a curated exhibition of photographs that pay tribute to the organization’s inspiring story and the Hudson Valley’s people and communities. The diverse group of artwork includes traditional landscapes but also views of waterfronts in transformation and places bearing scars of pollution and other challenges to be addressed.
Learn more about this amazing exhibit.

Gallery hours: Daily, 9:00am-5:00pm


Wildflower Island Tours
Saturday, September 7, 11:00am &1:00pm
Sunday, September 8, 1:00pm
Enjoy a guided tour of Wildflower Island, Teatown’s unique two-acre sanctuary that is home to over 230 species of wildflowers and shrubs native to our area.
View the current bloom list.
Please note that access to the Island is by guided tour only. Tours are intended for guests ages 12 and over.


Saturday, September 7: 11:00am & 1:00pm Sunday, September 8: 1:00pm

$4pp for members; $6pp for nonmembers.
Children’s Discovery Series
Weekly Classes begin September 10th

Knee Hi Nature, 4 Year olds


1:00pm-2:30pm or



Boundaries disappear as children explore the natural world of bugs, rocks, habitats and more. Each session features a short hike,

story or craft and visits with animals.

Classes begin September 10th and run for 8 weeks.

Class fee: members $150; nonmembers: $175

Jacob Burns Film Center

September 25-October 29


Symphony of the Soilnull

Wednesday, September 25, 7pm

Deborah Koons Garcia’s magnum opus on the extraordinarily complex web of life that exists in soil.

Q & A and reception: Dan Barber, who appears in the film, is executive chef and co-owner of the restaurants Blue Hill and Blue Hill at Stone Barns.Writer/director Deborah Koons Garcia. Moderated by JBFC Executive Director Steve Apkon.

Click here for more details about the series.

This series is presented by Jacob Burns Film Center  in partnership with Teatown Lake Reservation and Scenic Hudson and made possible through generous support from the Hoch family and the van Hengel Family Fund.

Teatown Members may purchase tickets for any of the films in this series at the JBFC member price.
You are also be eligible to receive up to four free tickets (tickets are limited and offered on a first come first served basis) to the family film and workshop, Wing of Life, October 20,12pm.
Reap the rewards of being a Teatown Member!
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Yoga and Hike at Teatown
Saturday,September 28, 9:00am

Spend a lovely fall morning in the outdoors practicing yoga and taking a peaceful trail
walk at beautiful Teatown Lake Reservation. All levels of yoga welcome. Class led by a Club Fit instructor.
FREE Teatown and Club Fit members;       
$15 for nonmembers.
Call Karen Cornetz at Club Fit to register, 914-250-2762 or email
Calling all Teatown Camp Alumni! Camp Alumni Reunion
Sunday, October 13, 3:00pm-6:00pm
Recapture your camp days and reconnect with former camp friends  at Teatown’s first camp alumni event! The event is free of charge and open to all camp alumni who have aged out (age 15 and over), counselors and their families. A pizza truck will serve food, beer and soda. Live music will add to the festivities, as well as guided hikes along the Teatown trails.


To RSVP, click here or call 914-762-2912 x124.
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