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Sat 01 Apr
Cunning Coyotes
Saturday, April 1, 2017 01:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

On this day of mischief, join Professor Dan Bogan to get inside the head of the forest's original trickster, the coyote! $2/person, $5/family

Registration: Required
Sat 08 Apr
Natural Egg Dying
Saturday, April 8, 2017 11:00 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Join us at the Park Office as we experiment with natural items such as onions and beets to make bold colors and designs on eggs. Bring a jar if you would like to take dye home! $3/person, $10/family

Thu 20 Apr
Trout Discovery Day
Thursday, April 20, 2017 01:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Trout find a healthy home in the park's ponds, and you can release them into the water with us! We've been raising them since October and now is your chance to see them swim free. Bring a bucket for your fish friend, and be ready for some fun fishy activities too. $2/person or $5/family.

Registration: Required
Sat 22 Apr
Gardening with Native Plants
Saturday, April 22, 2017 11:00 AM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

What's the big deal about using native plants, and what makes a plant "invasive"? Find out the answers to these questions and more at this program held at the Park Office. $2/person.

Fri 28 Apr
Star Watch at Grafton Lakes State Park
Friday, April 28, 2017 08:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Calling all night owls to come explore the night sky with us! Join Albany Area Amateur Astronomers for a free tour of the skies with telescopes provided. Cloudy skies may cancel the star watch, so call 279-1155 to confirm on Friday the 28th. Enter via winter entrance and follow signs to Deerfield Pavilion. Free!

Sat 29 Apr
Frogs Abound
Saturday, April 29, 2017 07:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Learn about our local amphibians and take a listen at a local wetland. They may be well-camouflaged, but we hope to at least catch a froggie serenade! Meets at park office. $2/person or $5/family.

Registration: Required
Sun 30 Apr
Signs of Spring Photo Walk
Sunday, April 30, 2017 01:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Spring is here! Grab your smart phone or camera and join local photographer Angela Jorczak to capture the beauty of the season. Donations to Ronald McDonald House welcome.

Registration: Required
Sat 06 May
I Love My Park Day
Saturday, May 6, 2017 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Grafton Lakes State Park
(518) 279-1155

Project/Event Description: Park Service Projects are available for volunteers of all levels: shoreline cleanups, trail building, and blueberry field maintenance

Meeting Location: Deerfield Pavilion. All ages welcome

Register: http://www.ptny.org/events/i-love-my-park-day

Registration: Required