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Tue 23 May
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- Horseshoe Crabs
Tuesday, May 23, 2017
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature though short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5

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

Sat 27 May
Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach
Saturday, May 27, 2017 until Sunday, May 28, 2017 12:00 PM - 05:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

The 2017 Bethpage Air Show at Jones Beach features the United States Air Force Thunderbirds along with the US Army Golden Knight Parachute Team. Other performers include Screamin' Sasquatch and the American Airpower Museum Warbirds. Arrive early to enjoy the numerous displays and vendors as well as avoid traffic delays and parking field closures. This is a Memorial Day Weekend tradition you do not want to miss!

Sat 03 Jun
Family Program: Horseshoe Crab Evening Walk
Saturday, June 3, 2017 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

As the sun sets we will search for a prehistoric-looking visitor to our beaches: the horseshoe crab. We will observe these unique creatures as they come ashore to lay their eggs in the sand. Water shoes required!

Registration: Required
Sun 04 Jun
Family Program: Beach Hike
Sunday, June 4, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Summer is almost here! The longer days and warmer weather make this the perfect time of year to be at the beach! Bring your walking shoes and meet us at the Nature Center.

Registration: Required
Tue 06 Jun
Nature Discoveries: Little Einsteins
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature though short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5

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

Sat 10 Jun
Children's Program: Going, Going, Gone
Saturday, June 10, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Did you know that Jones Beach is the home of several and endangered species? Join us for some indoor and outdoor games as we discover more about the lives of these rare and wonderful creatures.

Registration: Required
Sun 11 Jun
Children's Program: Fins & Scales
Sunday, June 11, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

From salmon and flounder to trout and bass, fish come in all shapes and sizes. Join us as we find out what makes them all tick. Through dissection, we will explore the internal and external anatomy of fish

Registration: Required
Sat 17 Jun
Adult Program: Plover Hike
Saturday, June 17, 2017 09:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Join us for a walk around the West End beachfront as we observe the habitat and behaviors of the endangered piping plover, as well as other nesting shore birds in the area.

Registration: Required
Tue 20 Jun
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries- Shapes
Tuesday, June 20, 2017
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature though short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3-5

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

Fri 23 Jun
Family Program: Sunset Stroll
Friday, June 23, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

This is the perfect time of year for a stroll down to the jetty. Bring your comfortable shoes and your cameras for some breathtaking shot of the sun setting over the water.

Registration: Required
Sat 24 Jun
Children's Program: Water Wonders
Saturday, June 24, 2017 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Living on an island, we are all literally surrounded by water! Join us at the Nature Center as we explore the secrets hidden in every tiny drop!

Registration: Required
Sun 25 Jun
Family Program: Baywalk
Sunday, June 25, 2017 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Let's take a walk to the beach and see what the tide left behind. From snails, to skates, to hermit crabs, every baywalk is different! On our walk we will learn about plants and animals that call this island their home.

Registration: Required
Fri 30 Jun
Family Program: Family Game Night
Friday, June 30, 2017 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

It's game night at the beach! Bring the whole crew to the Nature Center for some family friendly games and activities.

Registration: Required
Tue 04 Jul
Astoria Bank July 4th Fireworks at Jones Beach State Park
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 09:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

Jones Beach State Park hosts the Astoria Bank July 4th fireworks show which is set to a musical array of patriotic songs. Arrive early for a prime seat on the Field 4 beachfront and to avoid traffic delays.

Sat 15 Jul
Jones Beach Volleyball Tournament
Saturday, July 15, 2017 until Sunday, July 16, 2017 09:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

A free volleyball tournament that is played on sand courts. There are two divisions, 4-player teams and 6-player teams, which are open to males and females. Award ceremony is at the conclusion of each division's match. Advanced registration is required. Call the Regional Recreation Department for more details, 631-321-3510.