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Sun 23 Sep
Butterfly Safari: Family Program
Sunday, September 23, 2018 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Discover a butterfly's life cycle, metamorphosis and survival techniques. Enjoy an expedition into the fields to catch, observe up close and release these beautiful insects.

Registration: Required
Thu 04 Oct
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Thursday, October 4, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

October 4th- Spider Hunt. Registration required by 9/20.

This is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program’s theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning. Children ages 3-5. Held on Thursdays: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Registration: Required
Sun 14 Oct
Magnetic Attractions
Sunday, October 14, 2018 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Children's Program: Have fun playing while you learn about magnets. Through hands-on activities and experiments, we will find out just how fascinating and fun magnets can be. Reservations are required: (631) 265 – 1054
Registration: Required
Thu 18 Oct
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Thursday, October 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

October 4th- Bubble, Bubble Toil and Trouble! Registration required by 10/4.

This is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program’s theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning. Children ages 3-5. Held on Thursdays: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Registration: Required
Fri 19 Oct
South Side Sportsmen's Club Haunted House Tour
Friday, October 19, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Reservations are Required: 631-581-1072
Registration: Required
Sun 21 Oct
Spider Hunt
Sunday, October 21, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Family Program: Enjoy indoor activities which will be followed by an outdoor hunt for spiders in their own habitats. We will capture, observe and release these fascinating creatures. Reservations are required: (631) 265 – 1054
Registration: Required
Sun 28 Oct
The Trail Less Traveled
Sunday, October 28, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Adult Program: Enjoy the fall air with a walk on the Red Trail. Wear good walking shoes and bring water if you would like. It is a moderate hike including some hills. Reservations are required: (631) 265 – 1054
Registration: Required
Thu 01 Nov
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Thursday, November 1, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

November 1st- Precipitation Observation. Registration required by 10/18.

This is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program’s theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning. Children ages 3-5. Held on Thursdays: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Registration: Required
Sat 03 Nov
Where Did Every One Go?
Saturday, November 3, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Children's Program: When fall arrives, many creatures get ready for the harsh weather of winter. Through hands-on activities and costumes, discover how animals make it through the cold winter season. Reservations are required: (631) 265 - 1054
Sat 17 Nov
Eye on the Sky
Saturday, November 17, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Family Program: How does weather work? How and why does a tornado or hurricane start? Through experiments and hands-on activities, you will have fun while learning the answers. Reservations are required: (631) 265 - 1054
Registration: Required
Sun 18 Nov
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Sunday, November 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

November 18th- Charlie Needs a Cloak. Registration required by 11/15.

This is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program’s theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning. Children ages 3-5. Held on Thursdays: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Registration: Required
Sun 25 Nov
Color Splash
Sunday, November 25, 2018 01:30 PM - 02:30 PM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Children's Program: Why are male birds, many creatures that live on reefs, and butterflies splashed with so many amazing colors? Through hands-on activities you will find out. We will add a splash of color to an animal craft for you to take home. Reservations are required: (631) 265 – 1054
Registration: Required
Thu 29 Nov
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Thursday, November 29, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

November 29th- Pre-Historic Hysteria

This is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program’s theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning. Children ages 3-5. Held on Thursdays: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Registration: Required
Sat 08 Dec
Fire & Ice Candles
Saturday, December 8, 2018
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Family Program: 10am to 11:30am and 1:30am to 3pm.

Using hot wax and cold ice, you will create a unique candle for yourself or a friend just in time for the holidays. We have decorations to add, but you may bring your own. There is an additional $2 per person fee for materials. Limit 18 people per class. We cannot go over this limit! We apologize for any inconvenience. Reservations are required starting two weeks prior: (631) 265 – 1054

Registration: Required
Thu 13 Dec
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Thursday, December 13, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

December 13th- The Rainy Rainforest. Please register by 11/29.

This is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program’s theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning. Children ages 3-5. Held on Thursdays: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Registration: Required
Sat 15 Dec
Holiday Wreath
Saturday, December 15, 2018
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Adult Program: 9:30am to 11:30am and 1:30pm to 3:30pm.

Using a wide array of fresh greenery, create a lovely wreath for your door or to give as a gift when visiting for the holidays. Add a decoration or two from home to make it extra special! There is an additional $5 per person for materials. (no charge if you bring your own wreath) Limit 18 people per class. We cannot go over this limit! We apologize for any inconvenience. Reservations are required starting two weeks prior: (631) 265 – 1054

Registration: Required
Thu 27 Dec
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Thursday, December 27, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

December 27th- Lost in Space! Please register by 12/13.

This is a special time for both parent and child to discover the wonders of their natural world together. Each program’s theme will use nature explorations and hands-on activities as a springboard for learning. Children ages 3-5. Held on Thursdays: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Registration: Required
Fri 28 Dec
Watercolo Wonders
Friday, December 28, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Family Program: We will show you step by step how to create a beautiful water color collage of wildflowers and wildlife. Lots of tracing and cutting. For children 7 and up. Reservations are required: (631) 265 – 1054
Registration: Required
Sun 30 Dec
Last Walk of the Year
Sunday, December 30, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Caleb Smith State Park Preserve
(631) 265-1054

Family Program: We will take it slow, enjoying the scenery through the wetlands and forests of the preserve. We will take the time to discuss what we find along the way. Reservations are required: (631) 265 – 1054
Registration: Required