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Black History Month 2015 - A Celebration of Black Life, History and Culture
Sunday, February 1, 2015 until Saturday, February 28, 2015 08:30 AM - 04:30 PM
Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center
Phone: (516) 785-1600

The month long celebration highlights some of America's great black artists, leaders, abolitionists, pioneers, scientists, educators, horticulturists and ecologists. Come out and learn about how the accomplishments of these notable black Americans have had on our country and lives.

Central Mall, Park Information
7 days a week
8:30am-4:30pm
516-785-1600
Admission is free

Adult Ed-ventures: "Ecology of the Eastern Hog-nosed Snake on a Barrier Island"
Friday, February 27, 2015 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center
Phone: (516) 780-3295

Eastern Hog-nosed snakes are in decline in the Northeast, but are surprisingly common in some parts of their range. Based on an ongoing study, the presentation will include current findings about their habitat use and natural history. Join us for an informative program about the curious habits of this charismatic species.

Ages 18 & up. Fees: $4 per person. Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted beginning two weeks in advance of the program. Please call (516) 780-3295 or (516) 785-3614 to make reservations. Space is limited.

Registration: Required
Seal Walk
Sunday, March 1, 2015 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center
Phone: (516) 780-3295

Jones Beach State Park will be offering a series of walks to see wintering seals January through March. A State Park naturalist will lead visitors on an hour and a half leisurely beach walk to an area where up to four species of seals can be observed. Along the way, there will be opportunities to see many winter birds and to explore marine geology. Please dress appropriately and wear comfortable footwear for hiking. Binoculars are recommended. Meet at the Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center at West End Field #1.

Reservations are required and will be accepted beginning two weeks prior to each date. Space is limited. Fee: $4.00 per person, children under 3 are free (unless otherwise noted). If you are unable to keep your reservation, please call and cancel so that others may have the opportunity to attend. Latecomers will forfeit their reservation. Vehicle use fees must be paid upon arrival. To make reservations, or for more information, please call (516) 780-3295 or (516) 785-3614.

Registration: Required
Tiny Tots, Nature Discoveries: Going Green
Tuesday, March 10, 2015
Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center
Phone: (516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short programs, walks, animal visitors and crafts.

Held Tuesdays: 10:30-11:30am and 1:30-2:30pm

Programs for pre-k through k. Ages 3-5. Fees: $4 per person, children under 3 are free (unless otherwise noted). Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted beginning two weeks in advance of the program. Please call (516) 780-3295 or (516) 785-3614 to make reservations. Space is limited.

Registration: Required
Adult Ed-ventures: Adult Seal Walk
Saturday, March 14, 2015 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center
Phone: (516) 780-3295

Come join us for a short talk about seals and then bundle up as we walk along the shoreline to see these amazing mammals.

Ages 18 & up. Fees: $4 per person. Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted beginning two weeks in advance of the program. Please call (516) 780-3295 or (516) 785-3614 to make reservations. Space is limited.

Registration: Required
Fun for Kids: Leprechaun's Rainbow
Sunday, March 15, 2015 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center
Phone: (516) 780-3295

To learn about rainbows, we need to understand light and color. With experiments and activities we can discover together how rainbows appear.

For ages 6 & up. Programs are conducted for elementary age children and older. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fees: $4 per person, children under 3 are free (unless otherwise noted). Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted beginning two weeks in advance of the program. Please call (516) 780-3295 or (516) 785-3614 to make reservations. Space is limited.

 

Registration: Required
Tiny Tots, Nature Discoveries: Whales Tale
Tuesday, March 24, 2015
Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center
Phone: (516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short programs, walks, animal visitors, and crafts.

Held Tuesdays: 10:30-11:30am and 1:30-2:30pm

Programs for pre-k through k. Ages 3-5. Fees: $4 per person, children under 3 are free (unless otherwise noted). Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted beginning two weeks in advance of the program. Please call (516) 780-3295 or (516) 785-3614 to make reservations. Space is limited.

Registration: Required
Family Adventures: Stargazing Hosted by AOS
Friday, March 27, 2015 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center
Phone: (516) 780-3295

Join the Amateur Observer's Society this winter as we observe the stars and constellations. Together we'll discover more about these diamonds in the sky.

These programs are usually ideal for children ages 5 and up along with their families. Fees: $4 per person, children under 3 are free (unless otherwise noted). Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted beginning two weeks in advance of the program. Please call (516) 780-3295 or (516) 785-3614 to make reservations. Space is limited.

Registration: Required
Help Protect the Endangered Piping Plover
Saturday, March 28, 2015 09:00 AM
Theodore Roosevelt Nature Center
Phone: (516) 780-3295

Join us! Volunteer to help protect the endangered Piping Plover!

9am at the Nature Center
Please call to register: 516-780-3295 or 516-785-3614

Registration: Required
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