Meetings and Events



Monthly programs are held on the fourth Monday of most months, featuring speakers from various organizations who bring us fascinating presentations on birds, other wildlife, and the environment. Refreshments and conversation take place after each meeting.

Unless otherwise indicated, meetings are held at 7:30pm at the Freedom Plains Presbyterian Church parish hall, located on Route 55, about .3 mile west of the Taconic State Parkway, across from Arlington High School. In addition, an informal dinner at the Daily Planet restaurant (close by and also on Route 55) takes place beginning at 5:45pm before each program meeting. No reservations are necessary — just show up!

In November, our monthly program is replaced by an Annual Dinner meeting; in July and in December, there are no meetings. All programs are open to the public free of charge, except for a very few labeled Members Only. If you’d like to join, see All events are subject to change.

In case of bad weather, meetings will be cancelled. Please listen to local radio stations or go to for cancellation information.



June 26MEMBERS ONLY: If you'd like to join, click on the green Join! tab in the upper right on this page.

Our Annual Picnic meeting will be held at Stony Kill Farm Environmental Center, Rt. 9D, 79 Farmstead Lane, Wappingers Falls, starting at 5:00pm. This is for Members Only and their families.

Please bring a picnic supper and a drink for your meal and a dessert to share. Weather permitting we will take a walk at 6:45pm.

This year we have no scheduled program and hope you will attend rain or shine to socialize and enjoy a walk at Stony Kill.