We recommend you join the 2nd annual Sustainability Walk & Showcase sponsored by the Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County
This family-friendly event encourage peoples the public to enjoy nature and gain a greater understanding of our environment and how to protect it.
The walk will take place on Sunday, Oct. 2 from 10am until 2:00pm at Congers Lake at 6 Gilchrest Road during leaf-peeping season.
The event features ten educational stations where adults and kids can learn about birds, bugs, and biodiversity. The station topics will include Invasive Plants, Insects and Ticks, Native Plants and Forest Trees, Animals around the Lake, Water Quality and Algae Blooms, Water Plants, Water Birds, as well as a Background and History of the Lake. There will be a scavenger hunt and other activities for kids and booths where parents can learn about environmentally friendly products and services.
“We are excited to bring this nature-focused event to Rockland residents that only highlights the beautiful Congers Lake and local flora and fauna, but also provides an educational opportunity for all ages,” stated Suzanne Barclay, Executive Director, Cornell Cooperative Extension of Rockland County.
A donation of $10 for adults will go directly to benefit Cornell Cooperative Extension. Children under 18 are free. Each family that registers by October 1 will receive a swag bag filled with giveaways from the event’s Platinum Sponsors. The Platinum Sponsors for this year’s event are Veolia, the Town of Clarkstown and Orange and Rockland.
To register visit Eventbrite:
The award-winning Phoenix Theatre Ensemble‘s Festival continues:
- The Harmfulness of Tobacco by Anton Chekov – Edward Hopper House Museum’s Garden, Sept. 30 & Oct. 7 @5:30pm
- Skin of Our Teeth by Thornton Wilder – Marydell Center in Upper Nyack, Oct. 1-2, 8-9, 15-16 @2pm
Additional attractions include:
- Digital Dreaming: AR Adventures, an immersive journey though downtown Nyack using your mobile phone
- Rivertown Film: Helen Hayes on Film – Nyack Center, Oct. 7
- ArtsRock: Remembering Helen Hayes with Love – First Reformed Church, Oct. 8
- Children’s Shakespeare Theater: Love’s Labour’s Lost – Marydell in Upper Nyack, Oct. 8 & 15 @11am
- Plus more exciting events in around Nyack – see VisitNyack.org for details!
World Class Live Arts in Celebration
From Wilde to Wilder to Shakespeare to concerts and local culture, the festival includes classic plays presented by Phoenix Theatre Ensemble, also featuring Children’s Shakespeare Theatre
Nyack is the Stage
Our picturesque Hudson River town provides the backdrop. Including our unique shops and restaurants. An augmented reality tour explores local history and contemporary culture
Rockland County community contributes — and benefits
Festival opportunities support the county’s small businesses and workers
Special programs engage community organizations, non-profits and young people
About the Phoenix Theatre Ensemble. Founded in 2004 in New York City, the Phoenix Theatre Ensemble is dedicated to the performance of the classic theater canon, and to the development and nurturing of classically trained, highly skilled theater artists. The company makes its second home in Rockland County, where its artists have created and performed both classics and original works since 2018.