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Sat 19 Jan
The Gold Coast & the Real Gatsby
Saturday, January 19, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Friends of Connetquot Lecture Series

 Travel back in time to the days of Daisy Buchanan and Jay Gatsby! Learn about the actual families and their grand houses that inspired the book during a talk by North Shore historian and author Paul J. Mateyunas. He will autograph copies of his books North Shore Long Island: Country Houses, 1890-1950 and Long Island's Gold Coast, which will be available for purchase. For reservations, please visit friendsofconnetquot.com

Registration: Required
Sun 20 Jan
Historic House Tour
Sunday, January 20, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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 Sportsmen’s Club which shaped Connetquot River State Park Preserve into what it is today. Reservations are suggested: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Optional
Sat 26 Jan
Winter Celebration
Saturday, January 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 04:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Discover the many wonders of winter! Walk through indoor stations filled with fun, hands on activities and exciting science experiments. Look at a real snowflake up close, sit in our ‘upcycled' milk bottle igloo, go for a scavenger hunt and eat a special icy treat! See for yourself how animals stay warm in the winter and identify their tracks. Stop by any time during this special event.

Sun 27 Jan
Deer Detectives
Sunday, January 27, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Where have all the deer gone? Expand your deer knowledge indoors as we explore the ways of the white-tailed deer. Outdoors we will become deer detectives and search for the clues that the deer have left behind. Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Tue 29 Jan
Tiny Tots Nature Discoveries- Wonderful Weather
Tuesday, January 29, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and theirparents with nature through short walks, animal visitors, and crafts. Children ages 3 -5.

Sun 03 Feb
Historic House Tour
Sunday, February 3, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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 Sportsmen’s Club which shaped Connetquot River State Park Preserve into what it is today. Reservations are suggested: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Optional
Sun 10 Feb
Tracks and Traces
Sunday, February 10, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Exploring the forest can be exciting during the winter. Learn how to ‘read the signs’ animals leave behind, then take a hike as we search for tracks and traces that might even lead us to the animals! Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Tue 12 Feb
Tiny Tots Nature Discoveries- Owl Always Love You
Tuesday, February 12, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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 Feb
Landscape Painting
Saturday, February 16, 2019 10:30 AM - 12:30 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Connetquot has always had a rich and vibrant natural history. Capture some of that beauty with a guided painting lesson! Learn how to translate some of the wildlife and scenery to canvas. There will be an additional fee of $2.00 per person for materials. Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Sun 17 Feb
Historic House Tour
Sunday, February 17, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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 Sportsmen’s Club which shaped Connetquot River State Park Preserve into what it is today. Reservations are suggested: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Optional
Tue 26 Feb
Tiny Tots Nature Discoveries- Snowflakes
Tuesday, February 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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 02 Mar
Trout Unlimited Fishing Clinic
Saturday, March 2, 2019 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1072

Learn to fly fish with Trout Unlimited! Please call Connetquot River State Park Preserve for more information and reservations. (For ages 15 and older). Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072

Registration: Required
Sun 03 Mar
Historic House Tour
Sunday, March 3, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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 Sportsmen’s Club which shaped Connetquot River State Park Preserve into what it is today. Reservations are suggested: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Optional
Sat 09 Mar
Astronomy- Explore the Solar System
Saturday, March 9, 2019 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Come discover the fascinating planets that share our sky. With fun hands-on activities we will gain an understanding of how big the solar system is. Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Sun 10 Mar
Owl Pellet Dissection
Sunday, March 10, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Owls come in many shapes and sizes, from a variety of habitats all over the world. Explore the world of these silent predators and learn how they hunt in the dark. Dissect a real owl pellet to discover what creatures were eaten by the owl. Reservations are required: (631) 581-1072
Registration: Required
Tue 12 Mar
Tiny Tots Nature Discoveries- Forever Green
Tuesday, March 12, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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 Mar
After Dark Stroll
Friday, March 15, 2019 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Have you ever wanted to explore the Preserve after dark? Now is your chance! Bundle up and enjoy the brisk winter air as we stroll through the preserve after the sun sets. Reservations are required: (631) 581-1072
Registration: Required
Sat 16 Mar
Must See Hiking Destinations of Long Island
Saturday, March 16, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Take a hike! Get outside and explore the Long Island Pine Barrens' deepest secrets and more! James Daniels, author of The Must See Hiking Destinations of Long Island, and local high schooler, will present a power point of only the best hikes on long Island. The presentation will be complete with pictures, maps, and the best hiking information available. Books will be on hand for purchasing and signing. Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Sun 17 Mar
Historic House Tour
Sunday, March 17, 2019 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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 Sportsmen’s Club which shaped Connetquot River State Park Preserve into what it is today. Reservations are suggested: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Optional
Sat 23 Mar
Evergreen Baskets
Saturday, March 23, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Discover fascinating facts about evergreens you never knew before. We will then show you how to create your very own evergreen basket to take home with you. Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Sun 24 Mar
Wildlife Detectives
Sunday, March 24, 2019 01:30 AM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

During a walk outside, we will uncover what animals are living in the forest by searching for clues they have left behind. Do you have what it takes to be a Wildlife Detective? Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Tue 26 Mar
Tiny Tots Nature Discoveries- Spring is Here
Tuesday, March 26, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

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.