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Sat 29 Jan
Bob's Birds & Butterflies
Saturday, January 29, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Join nature photographer, Bob Labuski, for a slideshow of his best pictures featuring birds and butterflies! Bring your photography questions for a Q&A session and a camera to take shots within the preserve on your own after the program. Free event!

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Sat 29 Jan
Bob's Birds & Butterflies
Saturday, January 29, 2022 11:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve

Join nature photographer, Bob Labuski, for a slideshow of his best pictures featuring birds and butterflies! Bring your photography questions for a Q&A session and a camera to take shots within the preserve on your own after the program. Free event!

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Sun 30 Jan
Owl Pellet Dissection
Sunday, January 30, 2022 01:30 PM - 03:30 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Explore the world of owls and learn how they hunt in the dark. Dissect a real owl pellet to discover what creatures are eaten by these fascinating birds. Appropriate for ages 8 and up.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Wed 02 Feb
Valentines Day
Wednesday, February 2, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

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.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Sun 06 Feb
Clubhouse Tours
Sunday, February 6, 2022 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Step back in time as you tour the Main House of the South Side Sportsmen's Club. A docent will discuss the history of the tavern and the high society club which shaped Connetquot River State Park Preserve into what it is today.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Sun 13 Feb
Black History Month: Pioneers in Science
Sunday, February 13, 2022 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Some foundations of modern science are around today thanks to the contributions of Black Scientists. Come learn about some of these pioneers and witness exciting science experiments relating to their discoveries!

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Wed 16 Feb
Red Light, Green Light
Wednesday, February 16, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

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.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Sat 19 Feb
Black History Month: Art by Basquiat
Saturday, February 19, 2022 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Basquiat painted many self-portraits. Through these works, he explored his identity as an African-American man. His paintings were also tributes to African American historical figures, jazz musicians, sports personalities and writers. Together we'll use his art as inspiration to create our own self portrait.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Sun 20 Feb
Clubhouse Tours
Sunday, February 20, 2022 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Step back in time as you tour the Main House of the South Side Sportsmen's Club. A docent will discuss the history of the tavern and the high society club which shaped Connetquot River State Park Preserve into what it is today.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Thu 24 Feb
Snow Day!
Thursday, February 24, 2022 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Celebrate the snowy season! Did you know snowflakes come in 35 different shapes? Join us to explore more fun snowflake facts through activities and crafts.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Fri 25 Feb
Black History Month: Planet Explorers
Friday, February 25, 2022 06:30 PM - 08:30 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Our understanding of space, our solar system, and our own planet was shaped by revolutionary Black Astronomers and Astronauts. Explore the wonders of the solar system with planetary activities and stargazing. Stargazing will be weather permitting.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Sat 26 Feb
Winter Walk
Saturday, February 26, 2022 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Enjoy the crisp winter air during a walk through the forest. The preserve looks different in the winter- take in all the beauty winter has to offer.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Tue 01 Mar
New York's Women History Walk
Tuesday, March 1, 2022 until Thursday, March 31, 2022
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

During the Month of March

Visit the Preserve for a self- guided walk featuring historic women of New York! Stop by the Gift Shop or call the Environmental Office for details. 631-581-1072

Wed 02 Mar
Little Scientists
Wednesday, March 2, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

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.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Sun 06 Mar
Clubhouse Tours
Sunday, March 6, 2022 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Step back in time as you tour the Main House of the South Side Sportsmen's Club. A docent will discuss the history of the tavern and the high society club which shaped Connetquot River State Park Preserve into what it is today.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Fri 11 Mar
Women in Space
Friday, March 11, 2022 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Our presence in space would not be possible without the work of Women in Astronomy and Aeronautics. Learn about the women who have made our achievements possible, and what the future holds. Join us for some Astronomy activities and learn about stargazing as we enjoy the night sky tonight!

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Sat 12 Mar
Frida's Sugar Skulls
Saturday, March 12, 2022 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Frida Kahlo would paint colorful sugar skulls in much of her work. The skulls were reflections between life and death. Kahlo said that she lived experiences very close to death, which she reflected in her work. We will create sugar skulls and use Frida's work to help spark our creativity.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Wed 16 Mar
Rainbows
Wednesday, March 16, 2022 10:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

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.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Sun 20 Mar
Clubhouse Tours
Sunday, March 20, 2022 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Step back in time as you tour the Main House of the South Side Sportsmen's Club. A docent will discuss the history of the tavern and the high society club which shaped Connetquot River State Park Preserve into what it is today.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Fri 25 Mar
Women's History Month: Movie Night!
Friday, March 25, 2022 07:30 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Celebrate Women's History Month! Join us at the Preserve for the airing of the film Maiden. Watch the first all female sailing team make history in this true story.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required
Sat 26 Mar
Northern Hikers' Special
Saturday, March 26, 2022 09:45 AM - 02:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Walk through the many habitats located right here at 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.

Reservations are required and will be taken two weeks prior to the program. Space is limited.

To register, please visit Eventbrite.com and search #NatureEdventure

Registration: Required