Humans can only see a limited range of light, but to animals that can see ultra-violet light, the world is full of marvelous colors. Join us for a night hike through the forest as we take a UV flashlight in search of glowing insects, algae, flowers, and fungi and discover this colorful luminescent world. $5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family. Call (315) 673-1350 to sign up.
Date: Thursday, July 24, 2014 – 8:30 pm
Duration: 1 Hour
It’s the annual Perseid meteor shower, one of the year’s finest, plus Summer Skies and the Milky Way. Look into the heart of our Milky Way galaxy to see the finest examples of rich star clusters and gaseous nebulae. Also find fantastic views of Mars and Saturn. Bring a lawn chair or blanket to lie back and watch for meteors when you’re not at a telescope. Back-up date: August 13. Call (315) 673-1350 to register.$5 for members, $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family.
Free your feet! Come feel the earth under your soles at Baltimore Woods, as Barefoot Bob (our Star Party leader) reconnects you to this underutilized and healthy mode of transportation. Join Bob for a half-mile barefoot hike along the Valley Trail over grass, wooden bridges, leaves and soil. Your feet will thank you! Space limited to 20 people. This program is not intended for families with strollers. Please call (315) 673-1350 to register.$5 for members; $15/family; $8 for nonmembers, $25/family.
Mother’s Day Garden Tour at Sycamore Hill Gardens
Date: Sunday, May 11
Invest in some family time, bring mom out to enjoy acres and acres of landscaped gardens and ponds with over 500,000 flowering bulbs, and 700 flowering trees and shrubs. Proceeds benefit Baltimore Woods.
Tickets for the garden tour are $5 advance (before May 3rd), $10 at door. Children 8 and under are free. No pets. please.
Date: Saturday, May 10, 2014