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Fri 22 Sep
Jones Beach: "Castles in the Sand"
Friday, September 22, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Jones Beach is one of the most visited state parks in all of New York, second only to Niagara Falls. But have you ever wondered how it got to be so popular? Join us as we reveal the origins of one of this state's most beautiful parks.
Registration: Required
Sat 23 Sep
Fantastic Creatures and Where to Find Them
Saturday, September 23, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Come down to the Nature Center to be a junior cryptozoologist! From The Loch Ness Monster, to Bigfoot, we will try to uncover the mysteries behind these legendary creatures.
Registration: Required
Sun 24 Sep
Winged Wanderers
Sunday, September 24, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Monarch butterflies are making their way down south. Those from the northeast fly along our east coast shore line this time of year migrating one way down to spend the winter in Mexico! Come learn about the lives of these amazing flyers and how the make their long trip.
Registration: Required
Fri 29 Sep
Family Game Night
Friday, September 29, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

The weekend is here! Time to have some fun! Bring the whole family down to the Nature Center for some Friday night wildlife-inspired games and activities.
Registration: Required
Sat 30 Sep
Monarch Beach Walk
Saturday, September 30, 2017 09:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Autumn is right around the corner, and this time of year is when the great Monarch butterfly migration begins. These amazing little insects travel thousands of miles to reach their wintering grounds. Join us for a wlak along the barrier island, a migratory route for Monarchs during their journey south.
Registration: Required