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Sun 10 Jul
MAGIC OF AMORE
Sunday, July 10, 2022 02:00 PM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
Part of Long Island State Parks Summer Entertainment, this magic show will amaze and astound no matter your age! Colorful handkerchiefs turn to magic canes and objects materialize out of thin air. Bring your chair or blanket and get ready for an amazing show! Vehicle Use Fee: $10
Thu 14 Jul
Nature T's (bring your own shirt!)
Thursday, July 14, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
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 16 Jul
CANDY TWISTED BALLOONS
Saturday, July 16, 2022 02:00 PM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
Part of Long Island State Parks Summer Entertainment, The Candy Twisted Balloon Show is a combination of comedy, crazy magic, and audience participation. You won't want to miss the grand finale when Candy climbs inside the biggest balloon you have ever seen. Vehicle Use Fee: $10
Sun 17 Jul
Summer Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, July 17, 2022 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
Enjoy a lively scavenger hunt through the park, searching for natural and crazy things on our unique scavenger checklist! Fun for the whole family! Family Program. Family program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Thu 28 Jul
Fun with Fireflies
Thursday, July 28, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
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 31 Jul
Mid-Tide Splash
Sunday, July 31, 2022 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
Get ready to get wet! Let's go down to the marsh to seine, collect, and identify animals that make this unique brackish water environment their home! Make sure you wear water shoes and clothing that's good for water. For children aged 6 and up. Children's Program (6 & up). To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Sun 07 Aug
Fiddler Crab Frenzy
Sunday, August 7, 2022 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
Have you ever wondered who makes all those little holes in the sand close to the water's edge? Odds are, it was a fiddler crab! Join us for a walk around the marsh as we learn more about these fascinating little creatures and observe them in their natural environment! . Family Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Sun 07 Aug
JESTER JIM
Sunday, August 7, 2022 02:00 PM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
Part of Long Island State Parks Summer Entertainment, Jester Jim's show is filled with juggling, magic, audience participation, beat boxing, balancing and tons of comedy, it's entertaining and fun for the whole family. Don't miss out on this fun family show! Vehicle Use Fee: $10
Thu 18 Aug
Butterflies & Moths
Thursday, August 18, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
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 20 Aug
CANDY TWISTED BALLOONS
Saturday, August 20, 2022 02:00 PM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
Part of Long Island State Parks Summer Entertainment, The Candy Twisted Balloon Show is a combination of comedy, crazy magic, and audience participation. You won't want to miss the grand finale when Candy climbs inside the biggest balloon you have ever seen. Vehicle Use Fee: $10
Sun 28 Aug
Summer Sunset Stroll
Sunday, August 28, 2022 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
Bring your camera and your walking shoes as we try to capture the beauty of the late summer sunset from multiple angles. Enjoy an early evening stroll along the sandy beaches, forests, and marshes of Sunken Meadow State Park. Adult Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Thu 01 Sep
Nature Discovery
Thursday, September 1, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
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.
Fri 02 Sep
End of Summer Lantern Walk
Friday, September 2, 2022 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
Have you ever wanted to explore the park after dark? Now is your chance! Join us for a night-themed walk, with the ambiance of lanterns! With any luck, we might be able to observe some of the park's nocturnal animal residents! Family Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Thu 15 Sep
For the Birds
Thursday, September 15, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
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 25 Sep
Migrating Monarchs
Sunday, September 25, 2022 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)

This is the time of year when Monarch butterflies are making their way south! They make this one-way voyage south along our East coast shore line, sometimes making it as far as Mexico! Their descendants will make the return journey back up next year. Come learn more about these amazing flyers and how they make their long trip! Family Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.

Thu 29 Sep
One Fish, Two Fish
Thursday, September 29, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
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.
Fri 30 Sep
Hispanic History: Frida Kahlo
Friday, September 30, 2022 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Sunken Meadow State Park (Governor Alfred E. Smith)
Frida Kahlo would paint colorful sugar skulls in much of her work. The skulls were reflections between life and death. We will create sugar skulls and use Frida's work to help spark our creativity. Adult Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.