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Wed 13 Jul
Nature T's (bring your own shirt!)
Wednesday, July 13, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
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 15 Jul
Fireflies & Night Skies
Friday, July 15, 2022 08:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Investigate the fascinating world of fireflies! Join us for a short walk and some fun activities, as we observe these amazing creatures light up the night sky. Family Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Sun 24 Jul
Patterns in Nature
Sunday, July 24, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Stripes, waves, spirals, and cracks! Nature is full of patterns and shapes that we see everywhere. From sea shells to galaxies, and from honeycombs to cells, discover the patterns in nature that surround us! Children's Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Wed 27 Jul
Fun with Fireflies
Wednesday, July 27, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
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 29 Jul
Summer Lantern Walk
Friday, July 29, 2022 08:30 PM - 10:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Have you ever wanted to explore the preserve after dark? Now is your chance! Enjoy the warm summer air during a night-themed walk, with the ambiance of lanterns! Family Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Sat 30 Jul
Nature Up-Close
Saturday, July 30, 2022 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Most of us go to a park or the woods to be within nature. Have you ever noticed that it is all around us, no matter where we are? Let's widen our senses and put our observation skills to the test, to find nature in even the smallest, least expected areas. Adult Program.To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Sun 07 Aug
Impressionist Painting on the Porch
Sunday, August 7, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Impressionism is a style of painting that shows life-like subjects painted in a broad, rapid style, with brushstrokes that are easily seen and colors that are often bright. We will learn about some of the most famous artists of the time as well as create our own impressionist style painting. Adult Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Sat 13 Aug
Pollinator Celebration!
Saturday, August 13, 2022 11:00 AM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Pollinators are not just bees! Discover what other creatures pollinate and how they help humans. Play interactive games and enjoy fun activities. It will BEE awesome!
Wed 17 Aug
Butterflies & Moths
Wednesday, August 17, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
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
Butterflies & Gardens
Saturday, August 20, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Explore the world of butterflies! Join us for a short presentation about these beautiful creatures. Then take a walk to view butterflies in the wild, finishing with a visit to the pollinator garden. Adult Program. Adult Program.To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Fri 26 Aug
Flashlight Scavenger Hunt
Friday, August 26, 2022 08:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Join us on this moonless Friday night for a scavenger hunt in the Preserve after dark. Afraid of the dark? This is one of the few night hikes we encourage flashlights! Light up the night sky and lets see if you can find everything on the list! Children's Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Wed 31 Aug
Nature Discovery
Wednesday, August 31, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
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.
Wed 14 Sep
For the Birds
Wednesday, September 14, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
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 16 Sep
National Hispanic Heritage Month: Pioneers in Science
Friday, September 16, 2022 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
From the medical industry to orbiting the earth, Hispanic scientists and inventors have helped to shape the modern world and advance how we live today. Learn about some of the achievements of these men and women of science through some fun experiments. Family Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Sat 17 Sep
Bird at the Preserve
Saturday, September 17, 2022 08:30 AM - 10:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Join us for a short presentation about birds, large and small! Afterwards, take a walk through the preserve led by experienced birders from the Great South Bay Audubon Society to search for birds in the wild. Adult Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Fri 23 Sep
Fall Lantern Walk
Friday, September 23, 2022 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Have you ever wanted to explore the preserve after dark? Now is your chance! Enjoy the crisp fall air during a night-themed walk, with the ambiance of lanterns! Family Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Sun 25 Sep
Northern Hikers Special
Sunday, September 25, 2022 08:45 AM - 01:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Walk through the many habitats located in Long Island's largest State Park Preserve! Wander through wetlands, pine barrens and oak forests while observing wildlife and native plants. We will hike approximately 6 miles to the pristine, less traveled northern section of the preserve. We will stop and have lunch along the way. Please bring water and your own lunch. Adult Program. To Register please visit Eventbrite.com & search #NatureEdventure.
Wed 28 Sep
One Fish, Two Fish
Wednesday, September 28, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
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 03 Dec
PASSPORT TO PARKS
Saturday, December 3, 2022 10:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
Join us for a hike in 2022 at a different State Park every month, on trails less traveled! For every Passport to Parks program attended, earn a sticker specific to each park, for your booklet. Earn 6 stickers for a water bottle and 10 to be entered into a raffle for an Empire Passport! Reservations are taken two weeks prior on Eventbrite.com and search for #NatureEdventure.