Discover the Pine Bush at free evening event

— Photo from the Pine Bush Discovery Center website

Night at the Discovery Center, on Nov. 26, will feature Pine Bush characters from the past and present.

The Albany Pine Bush Preserve will host its annual Night at the Discovery Center on Tuesday, Nov. 26, from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at 195 New Karner Road.

Visitors are invited to stop by the Discovery Center after normal business hours to play games, make a nature craft, and see the exhibits come to life.

Event highlights include:

—  Live local wildlife programs by Michael Clough from the Southern Vermont Natural History Museum;

— A visit from the Lupine Lady from the book “Miss Rumphius”;

— Historic reenactors in period clothing that bring exhibits to life; and

—  A chance to meet Albany Pine Bush Preserve education, prescribed fire, and science research crews.

Visitors of all ages are welcome. This free special event will be held, rain or shine. Light refreshments will be served.

Reservations are not required for special events, but knowing how many people are coming helps with planning, so sign-up is appreciated. Children under 18 must be accompanied by an adult. Sign up by calling 518-456-0655 or visit


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