“With Wings and a Prayer” is a day of fun, flight and falconry in Brewster, N.Y., enables visitors a chance to get “up close and personal” with majestic eagles, hawks, owls and falcons.
More than 100 birds of prey will be on display. There will also be falconers from across New York and Connecticut.
The popular event attracts thousands, and includes a barbecue and pony rides. High points include a chance to see free-flying raptors, live animal demonstrations and the ceremonial release of a rehabilitated bird.
Green Chimneys Farm and Wildlife Center is home to nearly 300 animals, including 51 birds of prey. An Andean condor lives there, as well as permanently disabled bald and golden eagles which are under the care of wildlife experts on the center’s staff.
There’s a 20 percent admission price discount for those attending the event via Metro-North; free shuttle service will be provided from Southeast train station.
Green Chimneys Farm & Wildlife Center, 400 Doansburg Road, Brewster, N.Y. Sunday, June 3, 11-4 p.m. $15 adults; $5 seniors, under 12; $35 family pass; 2, under. 845-279-2995, www.greenchimneys.org/preyday