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Fri 19 Oct
Haunted House Tour
Friday, October 19, 2018 07:00 PM - 08:30 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Family Program: Have you ever wanted to visit the South Side Sportsmen’s Club after dark? This is your chance! Join us for a spooky, special edition house tour, including ghost stories! - just in time for Halloween. BOO! For ages 7 and up. Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Sat 20 Oct
Historic Haunts of Long Island
Saturday, October 20, 2018 02:00 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Family Program: Journey through Long Island's history as preserved in its ghost stories and spirits with author Karriann Flanagan Brosky. Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072 or Friends of Connetquot
Registration: Required
Sun 21 Oct
Hatchery Tour
Sunday, October 21, 2018 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Family Program: The Hatchery is open! Discover the fascinating life cycle of a trout and enjoy our newly reopened hatchery. An indoor presentation will be followed by a “behind the scenes” tour of the trout hatchery. We will be hiking to the hatchery, ~2 miles Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Tue 23 Oct
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, October 23, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

October 23rd: Spooky Scavenger Hunt

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. Held on Tuesdays: 10:00 - 11:00 am

Sun 28 Oct
Spooky Scavenger Hunt
Sunday, October 28, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Children's Program: Ghostly flyers? Scary bats? Join us for a short presentation about myths of some of nature’s most misunderstood animals. Then, search the park trail for spooky items on our scavenger hunt list. You can wear your Halloween costumes– just make sure you can walk safely. There will be tons of fun to go around! Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Sun 04 Nov
Historic House Tour
Sunday, November 4, 2018 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Family Program: 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.
Tue 06 Nov
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, November 6, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

November 6th: Native Americans

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. Held on Tuesdays: 10:00 - 11:00 am.

Sat 10 Nov
Colonial Games
Saturday, November 10, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Children's Program: Take a journey to the past and visit Colonial America! Leave that smart phone behind in modern times and test your coordination with a ball and cup. How far can you roll a hoop? Join us for these and many other fun games to test your skills! For age 7 and up. Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Sun 11 Nov
Dream Catchers
Sunday, November 11, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Family Program: What is a ‘dream catcher’? We will explore the myths and legends behind these beautiful hangings. Afterwards, you can show us your creative side by making one. Sweet dreams! There is an additional charge of $1 per dream catcher for materials. Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Tue 20 Nov
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, November 20, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

November 20th: Turkey Time

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. Held on Tuesdays: 10:00 - 11:00 am.

Fri 23 Nov
Too Much Turkey? Take a Hike!
Friday, November 23, 2018 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Family Program: Stuffed after eating all that holiday food? Come to the preserve and walk it off. What better way to relax this holiday than enjoying the forest and river of Connetquot (approx. 3 miles). Please bring water and comfortable walking shoes. Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Sun 02 Dec
Holiday House Tour
Sunday, December 2, 2018 01:00 PM - 02:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Family Program: 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. This year our Friends group will have the building decorated with themed trees. This will be a fundraiser for $8 so come support the Park!
Tue 04 Dec
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, December 4, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

December 4th- Wintery Weather

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. Held on Tuesdays: 10:00 - 11:00 am.

Fri 14 Dec
Moonlight Sensory
Friday, December 14, 2018 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Adult Program: Explore the night using your senses. Why do night creatures see better than us at night? How do animals use their sense of smell? These and other sensory questions will be answered through hands on activities to experience the night like a nocturnal animal does. Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Sat 15 Dec
Hatchery Tour
Saturday, December 15, 2018 09:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Family Program: The Hatchery is open! Discover the fascinating life cycle of a trout and enjoy our newly reopened hatchery. An indoor presentation will be followed by a “behind the scenes” tour of the trout hatchery. We will be hiking to the hatchery, ~2 miles. Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Sun 16 Dec
Snowmen Ice Candles
Sunday, December 16, 2018 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Family Program: When were candles first used? Where does wax come from? Join us to discover the history of candles! Together we’ll create unique candles, using hot wax and ice, just before the holidays. There is an additional $2 charge per person fee for materials. Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required
Tue 18 Dec
Tiny Tots: Nature Discoveries
Tuesday, December 18, 2018 10:00 AM - 11:00 AM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

December 18th- Nature's Gifts

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. Held on Tuesdays: 10:00 - 11:00 am.

Tue 01 Jan
1st Day Hike
Tuesday, January 1, 2019 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Connetquot River State Park Preserve
(631) 581-1005

Family Program: Join us as we kick off the New Year with a hike to explore the preserve. Discover the changes in the forest during the winter and search for signs of wildlife. Breathe in the fresh air and embrace a new start to 2018! Reservations are required: (631) 581 -1072
Registration: Required