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Sat 03 Dec
Storytime Saturdays
Saturday, December 3, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hempstead Lake State Park
Spend your Saturday mornings with us at the Environmental Education and Resiliency Center for a story, coloring, and more! Parent/Guardian supervision is a must, no drop-offs. To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search for #NatureEdventure.
Sat 03 Dec
Guest Lecturer: Peter Park
Saturday, December 3, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Hempstead Lake State Park
What do fish do during the winter? Join our guest lecturer, Peter Park, for an explanation of scientific angling and freshwater fish ecology. To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search for #NatureEdventure.
Sun 04 Dec
How Animals Prepare for Winter
Sunday, December 4, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Hempstead Lake State Park
Have you ever wondered where all the animals go during the winter? Let's explore the winter behavior of animals and see how they adapt to make it through the cold months. To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search for #NatureEdventure.
Fri 09 Dec
Tiny Tots Programs: Dinosaurs
Friday, December 9, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hempstead Lake State Park
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.
Sat 10 Dec
Sticky Ice Science
Saturday, December 10, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Hempstead Lake State Park
Can we make an ice cube stick to the end of a string? Find out the answer to this question and others as we conduct our icy experiments. Together we will observe how water changes phase from liquid, to solid, to gas. To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search for #NatureEdventure.
Sun 11 Dec
Fur and Skulls
Sunday, December 11, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Hempstead Lake State Park
Observing the fur and skulls of different animals can tell us how they adapt to living in the wild. Investigate animal adaptations and make an animal track booklet. To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search for #NatureEdventure.
Sat 17 Dec
Holiday Wreath Making
Saturday, December 17, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Hempstead Lake State Park
Hanging a beautiful wreath on your door is a great way to celebrate the holiday season. We will provide the wreath and plant material but feel free to bring bows, ribbons or ornaments to decorate with. One wreath per household. To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search for #NatureEdventure
Sun 18 Dec
Feathered Frend Feeders
Sunday, December 18, 2022 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM
Hempstead Lake State Park
How do birds stay warm in the winter? Learn about the winter birds that make their homes in Hempstead Lake State Park. Create your own pinecone bird feeder to take home and feed our feathery friends. To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search for #NatureEdventure.
Sat 24 Dec
Storytime Saturdays
Saturday, December 24, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hempstead Lake State Park
Spend your Saturday mornings with us at the Environmental Education and Resiliency Center for a story, coloring, and more! Parent/Guardian supervision is a must, no drop-offs. To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search for #NatureEdventure.
Fri 30 Dec
Tiny Tots Programs: Winter Wonderland
Friday, December 30, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Hempstead Lake State Park
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.
Sun 01 Jan
First Day Hike
Sunday, January 1, 2023 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Hempstead Lake State Park
Start off the New Year with a brisk walk on the bridle trail around Hempstead Lake. Enjoy the sights and sounds on the beautiful 3-mile trail. To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search for #NatureEdventure.