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Wed 06 Mar
Yoga Body Basics
Wednesday, March 6, 2024 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Thacher State Park
Have some yoga experience but feeling a bit rusty? We will focus on working from the basic building blocks of yoga to strengthen the core and improve balance and mobility. Come and enjoy the many benefits of yoga! $20.00 per person cash or check. Registration is required. Call 518-872-1237. Meet at the Visitor Center. Ages 18+.
Registration: Required
Sun 10 Mar
Watercolor Spring Flowers
Sunday, March 10, 2024 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Thacher State Park
Practice watercolor techniques as you paint spring flowers with professional artist Diane Steele. $20 per person, cash or check payable at the time of the program. Registration required. Call 518-872-0800. Meet at the Nature Center. All skill levels ages 18+.
Registration: Required
Wed 13 Mar
Yoga Body Basics
Wednesday, March 13, 2024 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Thacher State Park
Have some yoga experience but feeling a bit rusty? We will focus on working from the basic building blocks of yoga to strengthen the core and improve balance and mobility. Come and enjoy the many benefits of yoga! $20.00 per person cash or check. Registration is required. Call 518-872-1237. Meet at the Visitor Center. Ages 18+.
Registration: Required
Wed 20 Mar
Yoga Body Basics
Wednesday, March 20, 2024 05:30 PM - 06:30 PM
Thacher State Park
Have some yoga experience but feeling a bit rusty? We will focus on working from the basic building blocks of yoga to strengthen the core and improve balance and mobility. Come and enjoy the many benefits of yoga! $20.00 per person cash or check. Registration is required. Call 518-872-1237. Meet at the Visitor Center. Ages 18+.
Registration: Required
Sat 23 Mar
Drop-in Signs of Spring Scavenger Hunt
Saturday, March 23, 2024 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thacher State Park
Celebrate the first weekend of spring by stopping by the Nature Center between 9am-4pm to pick up a Signs of Spring Scavenger Hunt. Bring the completed scavenger hunt back to the Nature Center for a prize! Note: trails are often muddy in the spring; dress for the weather. No registration required. Meet at the Nature Center. All Ages.
Sat 23 Mar
The Great North American Total Eclipse: The Science, the History, and Why You Should Get Your Butt to Totality (If Possible)
Saturday, March 23, 2024 11:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thacher State Park
Solar eclipses have fascinated humans for thousands of years. Myths and rituals were created to explain the sun's disappearance and how to bring it back again. Join Dr. Mindy Townsend, an astronomer with Dudley at Siena, to discover the history, science, and how to safely view the 2024 solar eclipse. Registration required. Call 518-872-0800. Meet at the Visitor Center. Ages 16+.
Registration: Required
Sat 23 Mar
Solar Eclipse: Activity Hour
Saturday, March 23, 2024 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Thacher State Park

Bring the family and come learn everything you need to know about the upcoming solar eclipse! Through interactive activities and crafts we'll learn what a solar eclipse is, why it occurs, and what you can see during this rare astronomical event. Registration required. Call 518-872-0800. Meet at the Visitor Center. For school-age children and their families.
Registration: Required
Sun 24 Mar
Drop-in Signs of Spring Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, March 24, 2024 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Thacher State Park
Celebrate the first weekend of spring by stopping by the Nature Center between 9am-4pm to pick up a Signs of Spring Scavenger Hunt. Bring the completed scavenger hunt back to the Nature Center for a prize! Note: trails are often muddy in the spring; dress for the weather. No registration required. Meet at the Nature Center. All Ages.
Sun 24 Mar
Women’s History Month: History is HERstory
Sunday, March 24, 2024 01:30 PM - 02:15 PM
Thacher State Park
Take in the view of Thompson's Lake from the Nature Center as professional storyteller Claire Nolan shares stories of strong girls and women in myth and folktales. Celebrate Women's History Month by hearing about these groundbreakers who have shattered conventional wisdom, and defied naysayers. Registration required. Call 518-872-0800. For school-age children and their families. Meet at the Nature Center.
Registration: Required
Thu 28 Mar
Drop-in Play Time
Thursday, March 28, 2024 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Thacher State Park
The Emma Treadwell Thacher Nature Center offers many self-guided opportunities for little hands to explore! Dig for fossils in the kinetic sand table, build a beaver dam in the stream table, or roast a pretend marshmallow on the plush campfire with some new friends. The Nature Center is open Tuesday-Sunday from 9:00am to 4:00pm. No registration is required. Meet at the Nature Center. For children ages 0-5 and their caregivers.