Lupine Fest 2017: Take A Walk On The Wild Side

When:

5/20/2017 → 10:00am - 4:00pm

Where:

Albany Pine Bush Discovery Center
195 New Karner Road
Albany NY, 12205

Event Type:

Commission
Conservation Program
Discovery Center Program
Friends
Recreation Program

Event Description:

LupineB95.5Experience a celebration of our local wildlife at the Capital Region’s globally rare, nationally significant, and locally distinct Albany Pine Bush.  Enjoy live animal shows, wildlife workshops and nature walks.  Discover the unique wildlife that calls this rare habitat home through hands-on activities with community partners, music with the WhipperSnappers and B95.5, games, crafts, vendors and more!

This is a FREE event!

SCHEDULE

10am-3pm - Face Painting
10am-11am - Wildlife Tracking Workshop
10am-12pm - Bird Banding Demonstration
10am-12pm - Live Music: Whippersnappers
10:30am - Miss Rumphius Reading
11am - Discover the Pine Bush Hike (30 minutes)
11am - Live Local Wildlife
12pm-4pm - Music and Games with B95.5
12pm - Karner Blue Butterfly Hike (1hr)
12:30pm - Karner Kontraption
1pm - Live Local Wildlife
2pm - Miss Rumphius Reading
2:30pm - Discover the Pine Bush Hike (30 minutes)
3pm - Karner Kontraption

ALL DAY ACTIVITIES

Welcome Table
Discovery Center Exhibits
Photo Booth
Food Vendors
Craft Vendors
Animal Acrobatics
Games
StoryWalk
Fire Trucks
Discovery Agents
Science Gallery
Operation Safe Child
National Park Service Passport Stamping
Make Your Own Craft
Sidewalk Chalk Drawing
The Lupine Lady
Wildlife Scavenger Hunt
Make your own Tie-Dye - purchase shirts in the Gift Shop (5) - $5 each

COMMUNITY PARTNERS WITH INTERACTIVE ACTIVITIES 

¨ Whole Foods Market Albany
¨ LLBean’s Outdoor Discovery School
¨ Friends of the Pine Bush Community
¨ Farnsworth Middle School
¨ US Fish and Wildlife Service
¨ ECOS: The Environmental Clearing House
¨ Rapp Road Historical Association
¨ Friends of Woodlawn Preserve
¨ Save The Pine Bush
¨ Guilderland Chamber of Commerce
¨ Into the Wild
¨ Guilderland Pop-Up Library
¨ Mohawk Hudson Land Conservancy
¨ Boy Scouts
¨ Operation Safe Child
¨ Ondatra Adventures
¨ Capital District YMCA

 

DIRECTIONS TO LUPINE FEST: All parking will be at 302 Washington Ave. Ext.
• Shuttle bus provided. *On-site parking for people with disabilities only.