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Tue 24 Jan
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Held on Tuesdays: 10:30 -11:30 and 1:30 - 2:30pm

January 24th: Counting Critters
February 7th: Heart 2 Heart
February 21st: Animal ABC's
March 14th: Rainbow Connection
March 28th: Animal ABC's

Tue 24 Jan
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Held on Tuesdays: 10:30 -11:30 and 1:30 - 2:30pm

January 24th: Counting Critters
February 7th: Heart 2 Heart
February 21st: Animal ABC's
March 14th: Rainbow Connection
March 28th: Animal ABC's

Sat 28 Jan
Dream Catcher
Saturday, January 28, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

What's a dream catcher?  We will explore the myths and legends behind this creative activity. Together, each family will make a dream catcher and decorate it with feathers beads. All materials will be supplied. (One dream catcher per family)

Family Program

$4.00 per person
Children under 3 are free

Registration: Required
Sun 29 Jan
Winter Run Series: Jones Beach 5K
Sunday, January 29, 2017
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

Sunday, January 29, 2017 11:00 AM

The final race of our 2017 Winter Run Series is a Favorite Sport Team themed 5K run. Single race sign-ups are available beginning the Monday prior to this race or on-site the day of for $15. The race will take place in Field #4.

Phone:  (516)785-1600

 

Sun 29 Jan
Winter Seal Walks
Sunday, January 29, 2017 10:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

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

Sat 04 Feb
Winter Seal Walks
Saturday, February 4, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

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

Tue 07 Feb
Tiny tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Held on Tuesdays: 10:30 -11:30 and 1:30 - 2:30pm

February 7th: Heart 2 Heart
February 21st: Animal ABC's
March 14th: Rainbow Connection
March 28th: Animal ABC's

Tue 07 Feb
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, February 7, 2017 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Held on Tuesdays: 10:30 -11:30 and 1:30 - 2:30pm

February 7th: Heart 2 Heart
February 21st: Animal ABC's
March 14th: Rainbow Connection
March 28th: Animal ABC's

Sat 11 Feb
Winter Seal Walks
Saturday, February 11, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

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

Sun 12 Feb
Scrap the Winter Blues Away
Sunday, February 12, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Make a keepsake to give as a gift or keep for yourself. We will show you how to make a nature inspired scrapbook. Supplies will be provided but feel free to bring pictures and any other special items to add to your pages.

Children's Program

$4.00 per person
Children under 3 are free

Registration: Required
Sat 18 Feb
Bayberry Candles
Saturday, February 18, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

We will teach you the history of bayberry candle and each family will make their own candle to take home.

Family Program

$4.00 per person
Children under 3 are free

Registration: Required
Sun 19 Feb
Winter Seal Walks
Sunday, February 19, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

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

Tue 21 Feb
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Held on Tuesdays: 10:30 -11:30 and 1:30 - 2:30pm

February 21st: Animal ABC's
March 14th: Rainbow Connection
March 28th: Animal ABC's

Tue 21 Feb
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, February 21, 2017 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Held on Tuesdays: 10:30 -11:30 and 1:30 - 2:30pm

February 21st: Animal ABC's
March 14th: Rainbow Connection
March 28th: Animal ABC's

Wed 22 Feb
Marine Mammals
Wednesday, February 22, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

The ocean is home to some of the biggest creatures in the world as well as some of the furriest. Lets discover how these creatures keep warm and survive in the deep.

Children's Program

$4.00 per person
Children under 3 are free

Registration: Required
Thu 23 Feb
It's A Cold Blooded Life
Thursday, February 23, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Horseshoe crabs, snakes, frogs, and fish. What do all these animals have in common? They are all cold-blooded. Come to the Nature Center to discover just what it means to be cold-blooded.

Children's Program

$4.00 per person
Children under 3 are free

Registration: Required
Fri 24 Feb
Owl Pellet Dissection
Friday, February 24, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Humans have been intrigued by owls for hundreds of years. Come learn about these secretive birds. We will investigate their feeding habits by dissecting an owl pellet and reconstructing the creatures eaten by the owl.

Family Program

$4.00 per person
Children under 3 are free

Registration: Required
Sat 25 Feb
Winter Visitors
Saturday, February 25, 2017 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Winter is in full swing. Sick of being cooped up inside? Bundle up, we are going to hike around the beach and see what winter visitors are around.

Adult Program

$4.00 per person

Registration: Required
Sun 26 Feb
Winter Seal Walks
Sunday, February 26, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

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

Fri 03 Mar
Star Gaze
Friday, March 3, 2017 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Join us this Winter as we observe the stars and constellations. Bring your telescopes or binoculars, and we'll uncover more about these diamonds in the sky.

Family Program

$4.00 per person
Children under 3 are free

Registration: Required
Sat 04 Mar
Owl Prowl
Saturday, March 4, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Come discover the magic of owls! Meet one of Long Island State Park's resident owls, and then head out for a brisk walk to try to find wild owls in their natural habitat.

Adult Program

$4.00 per person

Registration: Required
Sun 05 Mar
Track it Down
Sunday, March 5, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Children will become nature detectives as they unravel the clues left behind by the park's wildlife. Make your own Tracks & Traces book filled with your favorite animal tracks to take home.

Children's Program

$4.00 per person
Children under 3 are free

Registration: Required
Fri 10 Mar
Spring Equinox Walk
Friday, March 10, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Spring is here! Shake off those winter blues and get outside for a walk! Nature is waking up, and this is a great time to observe it. Bring your walking shoes and meet us at the Nature Center.

Family Program

$4.00 per person
Children under 3 are free

Registration: Required
Sat 11 Mar
Taxidermy 101
Saturday, March 11, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Join us for an introduction to taxidermy, the fascinating craft that merges art with science. In this first class, we will start with a group taxidermy lesson. In a subsequent class, each participant will get their own specimen to work on.

Adult Program

$4.00 per person

Registration: Required
Sun 12 Mar
Winter Seal Walks
Sunday, March 12, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

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

Tue 14 Mar
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Held on Tuesdays: 10:30 -11:30 and 1:30 - 2:30pm

March 14th: Rainbow Connection
March 28th: Animal ABC's

Tue 14 Mar
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, March 14, 2017 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Held on Tuesdays: 10:30 -11:30 and 1:30 - 2:30pm

March 14th: Rainbow Connection
March 28th: Animal ABC's

Sat 18 Mar
Leprechauns Rainbow
Saturday, March 18, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Hands-on activities will help us explore the many ways that light bounces, bends, and reflects. We'll learn how white light splits apart, revealing all the colors of the rainbow.

Children's Programs

$4.00 per person
Children under 3 are free

Registration: Required
Tue 28 Mar
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Held on Tuesdays: 10:30 -11:30 and 1:30 - 2:30pm

March 28th: Animal ABC's

Tue 28 Mar
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, March 28, 2017 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5. Held on Tuesdays: 10:30 -11:30 and 1:30 - 2:30pm

March 28th: Animal ABC's