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Sun 12 May
In Frederic Church’s Ombra: Architecture in Conversation with Nature
Sunday, May 12, 2019 until Sunday, November 3, 2019
Olana State Historic Site
(518) 828-1872

Sharp Family Gallery, Olana State Historic Site

May 12 – November 3, 2019

Olana’s 2019 exhibition will showcase multimedia design concepts and installations, developed by leading architects and select artists. As Guest Curator, Barry Bergdoll (of Columbia University and the Museum of Modern Art) invited a group of today’s most exploratory architects to respond to the transitional outdoor rooms at Olana that are so essential to the original 19th century design of Olana’s Main House. For more information visit OLANA.org

 

Mon 01 Jul
HEMPSTEAD LAKE ANNUAL OPEN TENNIS TOURNAMENT
Monday, July 1, 2019 until Tuesday, September 3, 2019
Hempstead Lake State Park
(516) 766-1029

Daily tennis tournament in the following divisions: Men’s and Women’s Singles; Men’s and Women’s Doubles; Mixed Doubles. Trophies are given to the 1st place winner and runner up in each division. Begins May 1 to June 30 or until the 384-maximum participant number is reached.

Date: Weekdays, July 1st through September 3rd

Time: Weekdays, 4:00pm-8:00pm - Two matches per night, 5:15 PM & 6:30 PM

Location: Hempstead Lake State Park

Fee: $12.00 singles; $15.00 Doubles

Mon 01 Jul
Learn to Swim- Mine Kill
Monday, July 1, 2019 until Thursday, August 22, 2019
Mine Kill State Park
(518) 827-6111

Mine Kill State Park is once again offering its annual "Learn to Swim" program at the Olympic-sized pool complex within the park. Lessons are available for both children and adults and will be taught by certified Water Safety Institute (WSI) instructors.

All lessons are based on American Red Cross guidelines and include the Infant and Preschool Aquatic Program (IPAP) Stages 1 and 2 for children 6 months to 4 years, followed by instruction Levels 1-6 for ages 4 and up. Mine Kill will be having two 4-week sessions for IPAP, Stage 2, and American Red Cross levels 1-6.

Lessons will be held Mondays, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Thursdays.

Session 1: July 1 - July 25
Session 2: July 29 - August 22 

In addition to the traditional Learn-To-Swim classes, Mine Kill State Park is also offering Adult Swim Lessons and a Competitive Swimming class. The competitive swimming class will aid students in improving their stroke definition based on the Red Cross level they have completed. Participants will learn competitive swim techniques, drills, and self-discipline. This class will be taught by WSI certified, coach, and competitive swimmer.

If you would like to enroll yourself or your son/daughter in this program, please visit https://bookwhen.com/minekill to register online. If you have any questions or have trouble online, please contact Katrina Vance at (518) 827-8690.

Registration: Required
Mon 01 Jul
Learn to Swim- Roberto Clemente
Monday, July 1, 2019 until Friday, August 30, 2019
Roberto Clemente State Park
(718) 299-8750

Roberto Clemente State Park will be holding its annual Learn-to-Swim program during July and August with 7 youth sessions and 1 adult session. Please call the park at (718) 299-8750 for more information and to register.

All sessions are Monday - Friday:

Session 1: July 1st - 12th 9am to 9:45am.

Session 2: July 1st - 12th 6:15pm to 7pm.

Session 3: July 15th - 26th 9am to 9:45am.

Session 4: July 15th - 26th 6:15pm to 7pm.

Session 5: July 29th - Aug 9th 9am to 9:45am.

Session 6: July 29th - Aug 9th 6:15pm to 7pm.

Session 7: Aug 12th - Aug 23rd 9am to 9:45am.

Session 8 (Parents Class): Aug 12th - Aug 23rd 6:15pm to 7pm.

Registration: Required
Thu 11 Jul
Learn to Swim- Montauk Downs
Thursday, July 11, 2019 until Thursday, August 29, 2019
Montauk Downs State Park
(631) 668-3781

Montauk Downs State Park will be hosting a Learn to Swim program on Thursdays from July 11th - August 29th at the following times:

10am - 10:30am Level 2

10:45am-11:15am Level 1

11:30am-12pm Pre-K

12:15pm - 12:45pm Parent and Child

Visit https://bookwhen.com/learntoswimli#focus=ev-sbf4-20190701080000 to register. For additional information please call the park office at (631) 668-3781.

Registration: Required
Tue 20 Aug
FUN & GAMES
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 until Wednesday, August 21, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bowman Lake State Park
(607) 334-2718

The beach is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during July and August but we have fun games and activities for the family.  Play giant Jenga, Yardzee (a giant version of Yahtzee), cornhole and more!
Tue 27 Aug
FUN & GAMES
Tuesday, August 27, 2019 until Wednesday, August 28, 2019 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM
Bowman Lake State Park
(607) 334-2718

The beach is closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays during July and August but we have fun games and activities for the family.  Play giant Jenga, Yardzee (a giant version of Yahtzee), cornhole and more.
Sat 07 Sep
DOCKSIDE FAMILY FESTIVAL
Saturday, September 7, 2019 until Sunday, September 8, 2019 11:00 AM - 05:00 PM
Captree State Park
(631) 669-0449

Now celebrating its thirty-sixth year, this event has a nautical theme and provides activities and entertainment for people of all ages. Some highlights include live music, merchandise vendors, pony rides, crab races, and various interactive
Fri 20 Sep
MONTAUK SURF FISHING TOURNAMENT
Friday, September 20, 2019 until Sunday, September 22, 2019
Montauk Point State Park
(631) 668-3781

Annual Bluefish and Striped Bass surf fishing tournament open to the public. Registration is required and can be done by mail in or in person at State Park Headquarters or Paulie’s Tackle of Montauk. Cash and equipment prizes will be awarded to winners.

Dates: Friday, September 20th through Sunday, September 22nd

Times: Noon on Friday through Noon on Sunday

Location: Waters from the western most tip of Napeague State Park, east.

Award Ceremony: Montauk Point State Park at 12:30pm on Sunday, 9/22

Fee: $15.00 per participant

Registration: Required
Fri 18 Oct
Haunted House Weekend Festival
Friday, October 18, 2019 until Saturday, October 19, 2019
Mine Kill State Park
(518) 827-6111

Get ready for two days of ‘Scho-haire-raising' Halloween fun, Friday and Satuarday, October 18-19, at the New York Power Authority's Blenheim-Gilboa Power Project Visitor Center.

On Friday, from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m., Mine Kill will host its annual Halloween Haunted House. take a hauntingly scary tour of some local landmarks through the Haunted Village. On Saturday, starting at 11am Nypa holds a costume parade and contest for children of all ages, with prizes awarded in various categories. Mine Kill's haunted house will open at 12pm and run till 3pm There will be free pumpkins for all participants, a hayride, Halloween crafts and more! For more information please contact the Mine Kill office at 518-827-8690

Fri 25 Oct
SOUTH SHORE SURF FISHING TOURNAMENT
Friday, October 25, 2019 until Sunday, October 27, 2019
Captree State Park
(631) 669-0449

Annual Bluefish and Striped Bass surf fishing tournament open to the public. All fish must be hooked and landed from the beach, surf, jetty, bank or pier. Registration is required. Cash and equipment prizes will be awarded to winners.

Dates: Friday, October 25th through Sunday, October 27th

Times: Noon on Friday through Noon on Sunday

Location: Waters between Moriches and Jones Inlet

Awards Ceremony: 10/27 at Captree State Park, 12:30PM

Fee: $15 per participant

Sat 07 Dec
A Child’s Christmas
Saturday, December 7, 2019 until Sunday, December 8, 2019 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Clermont State Historic Site
(518) 537-4240

Drop in for stories read by Janet and Honoria Livingston's nurse Ollie under the Christmas tree and treats for children ages 3-10. ​

Drop In

$4 Per Person

For more information please call (518) 537-4240

Tue 10 Dec
GUIDED CHRISTMAS TOURS
Tuesday, December 10, 2019 until Friday, December 13, 2019 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
(315) 655-3200

Traditional tours of the Mansion and decorations will be available.  Group tours of 8 or more may also be scheduled by prior arrangement.
Christmas Admission Fees:  $6 per person; $2 children 12 and under.  For more information please call 315-655-3200
Thu 12 Dec
LORENZO'S CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
Thursday, December 12, 2019 until Friday, December 13, 2019 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
(315) 655-3200

Join us for Christmas at Lorenzo as we adorn the Mansion with "A Candy Land Christmas." With support from the Friends of Lorenzo, tis annual holiday celebration will feature refreshments, live music, and sleigh rides (weather permitting).  In addition, on Sunday, ornamental crafts and holiday treats will be featured at Rippleton Schoolhouse.
Christmas Admission Fees: $6 per person; $2 children 12 and under.  For more infomation call 315-655-3200

Sat 14 Dec
LORENZO'S CHRISTMAS CELEBRATION
Saturday, December 14, 2019 until Sunday, December 15, 2019 01:00 PM - 04:00 PM
Lorenzo State Historic Site
(315) 655-3200

Join us for Christmas at Lorenzo as we adorn the Mansion with "A Candy Land Christmas." With support from the Friends of Lorenzo, tis annual holiday celebration will feature refreshments, live music, and sleigh rides (weather permitting).  In addition, on Sunday, ornamental crafts and holiday treats will be featured at Rippleton Schoolhouse.
Christmas Admission Fees: $6 per person; $2 children 12 and under.  For more infomation call 315-655-3200