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Thu 25 Aug
Stargazing Nights
Thursday, August 25, 2016 08:00 PM - 09:30 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

On Thursday evenings in July and August, New York State Parks and the local astronomy group, Amateur Observers Society, will be hosting an evening of stargazing fun. Bring your telescope or look through ours. Join us to explore the diamonds in the sky.

Fees: $4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Fri 26 Aug
Theodore Roosevelt Lecture
Friday, August 26, 2016 06:30 PM - 08:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Theodore Roosevelt's passion for the natural world began in childhood and only grew as he took up a strenuous life. Celebrate the centennial of the National Park Service and explore with Ranger Clayton Hanson the connections between Roosevelt's conservation writings and protected lands nearby and around the country.

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Sun 28 Aug
Baywalk
Sunday, August 28, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Let's take a walk to the beach and see what the bay left behind. On our walk we will learn about plants and animals that call this island their home.

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Wed 31 Aug
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”
Wednesday, August 31, 2016
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

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 Wednesdays: 10:30 - 11:30 am and 1:30 - 2:30 pm.

Fees: $4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Sat 03 Sep
Mid-Tide Splash
Saturday, September 3, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Get ready to get wet! We are taking you down to the bay to seine, collect, and identify animals that live in the bay. Make sure you wear shoes and clothes that are good for water.

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Sun 04 Sep
Taxidermy 101
Sunday, September 4, 2016 09:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Come to the Nature Center to learn the basics of this unique art form. In this first of two sessions, you will observe and learn technique. The second session will be held on a later date, and will consist of hands on learning with specimens provided.

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Sun 11 Sep
Baywalk
Sunday, September 11, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Let's take a walk to the beach and see what the bay left behind. On our walk we will learn about plants and animals that call this island their home.

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Wed 14 Sep
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”
Wednesday, September 14, 2016
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

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 Wednesdays: 10:30 - 11:30 am and 1:30 - 2:30 pm.

Fees: $4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Sun 25 Sep
Amazing Monarch
Sunday, September 25, 2016 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 780-3295

Monarch butterflies are making their way south. They fly along the shore line this time every year; migrating thousands of miles. Come discover these amazing insects and how they make their long trip to Mexico.

$4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required
Wed 28 Sep
Tiny Tots: “Nature Discoveries”
Wednesday, September 28, 2016
Jones Beach State Park
(516) 785-1600

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 Wednesdays: 10:30 - 11:30 am and 1:30 - 2:30 pm.

Fees: $4.00 per adult (18+) $4.00 for children (ages 3 - 17) Children under 3 are free.

Registration: Required