Events

Upcoming Events

Wetland Restoration with Andy Smith of Stantec Environmental

June 26 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
Erie Canal Nature Preserve – start and end at A Frog House
65 State Street
Pittsford, NY 14534 United States

Join us with Mr. Smith has specialized in assessment and inventory of natural resources. He will review 200 years of land use changes and how they have shaped what we have today, and what we can do about improving our ponds and wetlands.  

Fourth Annual Froggy Birthday Party at A Frog House

August 7 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
A Frog House
65 State Street
Pittsford, NY 14534 United States
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Music! Dance! Theater! Art and Poetry Contest Winners Announced! Ice Cream and Cake! Educational Games, Learning Opportunities, Frog Themed Fun! Prizes and Giveaways!  Raffle! 

A Frog House Sunday Afternoon Events

Jul
3
Open Hours – Pollinator Activity
A Frog House
Make a pollinator mobile to learn about pollinators
Jul
10
Open Hours – Oil Spill Activity
A Frog House
Learn about the effects of oil spills on wildlife
Jul
17
Open Hours – Frog Adaptations
A Frog House
Learn about frog adaptations and how they help frogs survive
Jul
24
Open Hours – Natural vs. Invasive species
A Frog House
Learn about the effects of invasive species on frogs and us!
Aug
14
Open Hours – Global Warming
A Frog House
Learn about global warming and ways to reduce our carbon footprint
Aug
21
Open Hours – Pond Eutrification
A Frog House
Learn about how fertilizer and other chemicals affect pond life
Aug
28
Open Hours – Seed Ball Activity
A Frog House
Make native plant seed balls

Past Events

Open Hours – Creating a Frog Friendly Environment

June 19 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
A Frog House
Learn how to create a frog pond

Open Hours – The Case of the Disappearing Frogs

June 12 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
A Frog House
Play detective and learn why frogs are disappearing

Open Hours – Frog Games and Frog Art

June 5 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
A Frog House
Bring your creative talent to prepare for Frog Poetry & Art Contest

Program introducing Roots & Shoots – make a bee hotel

May 29 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
A Frog House
Have A Frog House mugs and bamboo tubes to make bee hotels

A Scavenger Hunt for Families on Pittsford Paddle and Pour Day

May 28 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
A Frog House
Hunt and learn frog related facts in the new Town Erie Canal Nature Preserve. Meet village and environmental leaders and experts. Test knowledge that you have gleaned from our previous two events.

Open Hours – Fishing for trash

May 22 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
A Frog House
Learn how to sort trash to reduce waste with this game

Open Hours – Why are wetlands important?

May 15 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
A Frog House
Learn why wetlands are so important with a hands-on experiment

Open Hours – Make a Toad Abode

May 8 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
A Frog House
Make a house for this garden helper

Save the Frogs Day at A Frog House

May 1 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
Erie Canal Nature Preserve – start and end at A Frog House
Come on an informative hike with Dave Will, Naturalist at our local Seneca Park Zoo for our annual Save The Frogs Day event!

The Erie Canal Nature Preserve Pond and Wetland Sustainability Project – A Talk by Rob Corby

March 31 @ 7:00 pm9:00 pm
Pittsford Community Library, Fisher Meeting Room
A Frog House collaborative focus this year is on the Erie Canal Nature Preserve Ponds and Wetlands. Historic Pittsford and The Pittsford Garden Club are joining A Frog House to host this event.

Asian Tea Tasting

October 10, 2021 @ 1:00 pm4:00 pm
A Frog House
Featuring expertly curated teas from China, Japan & India poured by local tea experts from Happy Earth Tea (in the South Wedge) Niraj Lama & Mary Boland Sunday, October 10,

A Frog House 3rd Annual Birthday Party

August 8, 2021 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
A Frog House
Birthday Fare, Green Ice Cream and Cake Live Music And Performances Announcing The Winning Entries From The Art and Poetry Contest! Poetry Readings and Art Display Prizes and Surprises  

Nature Scavenger Hunt

June 27, 2021 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
A Frog House
Bring the whole family out for some nature-focused fun! Hunt and identify frog related facts in the new Town Erie Canal Nature Preserve. This event is for individuals, friends, families,

Ecological Design: Bringing it Home. Forest Gardens In A Nutshell Part 2

May 23, 2021 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
Pittsford, NY
Ecological Design.  Learn how forests naturally provide food, fuel, fiber, fodder, fertilizer, “farmaceuticals,” and fun. A hands-on planting playshop with Patty Love, founder of Barefoot Ecological Design. Come out to

Save The Frogs Day Guest Speaker: Michael Horton, Conservationist and Board Member of SAVE THE FROGS!

April 25, 2021 @ 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Zoom
Conservationists, Regulators, Citizen Stewards and Froggy Friends! You won’t want to miss this webinar!  Pittsford is on the cusp of a new green awakening and action, and this seminar is

Forest Gardens in a Nutshell, Part 1: Permaculture Basics Zoom Presentation

March 28, 2021 @ 1:00 pm3:00 pm
Zoom
Join us for an introduction to ecological design (aka permaculture), ethics and principles along with a sneak peek at our tiny food forest for the Village of Pittsford. A Zoom

A Frog House 2nd Annual Poetry Contest

March 20, 2021July 22, 2021
A Frog House is happy to announce our second annual Poetry Contest! Contest submissions are open as of this posting until 11:59 pm on July 17th, 2022. Submissions are open

A Frog House 2nd Annual Art Contest

March 20, 2021July 22, 2021
A Frog House is happy to announce our second annual Art Contest! Contest submissions are open as of this posting until 11:59 pm on July 17th, 2022. Submissions are open

First Frogs In Our Own Backyard

February 25, 2021 @ 7:00 pm
Zoom
A Frog House founder Margot Fass will demonstrate how easy it is to incorporate sustainable, chemical-free practices into your gardening and attract frogs – right in your own backyard! A

A Frog House Evening on The Sam Patch

October 11, 2020 @ 6:00 pm7:30 pm
Sam Patch Ticket Office
Please join A Frog House Advisors, Board Members, Staff, Family and Friends on the Sam Patch on Sunday, October 11 at 6 pm. for a 1.5 hour tour of the

Froggy Birthday Party Scavenger Hunt!

August 9, 2020 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
A Frog House
On August 9, 2020, A Frog House will be celebrating a Froggy Birthday Party––our biggest fundraiser of the year––with a mixed media scavenger hunt in Schoen Place and Northfield Commons.  

Froggy Arts Day Cancelled due to Covid 19 situation

July 12, 2020 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm
A Frog House
We’ll be working with local artists, musicians, poets, and writers. Come enjoy a workshop (or two or three) to make your own froggy art, music, poetry, or story. For all

Save The Frogs Day Nature Symposium Webinar

April 25, 2020 @ 10:00 am2:00 pm
Online Webinar
A four-hour webinar nature symposium with local, national, and international experts to help raise awareness about the importance of frog conservation and our environment. The details below are subject to