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Baywalk
Saturday, August 23, 2014 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
Phone: (516) 785-1600

Lets 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.

Family Adventure programs are ideal for children ages 5 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fees: $4 per adult, children under three are free. Vehicle use fees are due upon arrival during the fee collection season. Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted starting two weeks prior to each program, call 516-780-3295 or 516-785-3614.

Registration: Required
Star Gaze, Hosted by AOS
Thursday, August 28, 2014 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
Phone: (516) 785-1600

Join the Amateur Observers Society this Spring as we observe the stars and constellations. Bring your telescopes or binoculars, and we'll uncover more about these diamonds in the sky.

Family Adventure programs are ideal for children ages 5 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fees: $4 per adult, children under three are free. Vehicle use fees are due upon arrival during the fee collection season. Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted starting two weeks prior to each program, call 516-780-3295 or 516-785-3614.

Registration: Required
Fun for Kids: Mid-Tide Splash
Sunday, August 31, 2014 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
Phone: (516) 785-1600

Get ready to get wet! We will take you down to the bay to seine, collect and identify animals that live in the bay. Make sure you wear shoes that can go in water and protect your feet, as well as a bathing suit.

Fun for Kids programs are conducted for elementary age children and older (ages 5 & up). Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fees: $4 per adult, children under three are free. Vehicle use fees are due upon arrival during the fee collection season. Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted starting two weeks prior to each program, call 516-780-3295 or 516-785-3614.

 

Registration: Required
Tiny Tots, Nature Discoveries: Meet the Animals
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
Jones Beach State Park
Phone: (516) 785-3614

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short programs, walks, animal visitors, and crafts.

Two sessions: 10:30-11:30am AND 1:30-2:30pm.

Reservations are required, please call (516) 785-3614 or (516) 780-3295. Tiny Tots programs are specially designed for ages 3-5. Parents and children are encouraged to learn about the natural world around them by using their senses. Fees: $4 per person, children under three are free. Vehicle use fees are due upon arrival during the fee collection season.

Registration: Required
Adult Ed-venture: Jones Beach History Walk
Friday, September 5, 2014 06:00 PM - 08:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
Phone: (516) 785-1600

We will walk the boardwalk this evening learning all about the historic landmarks of Jones Beach State Park. The park was and still is a retreat for city dwellers on the hot summer days; A place to escape the crowds and tall buildings. This program is a 2 mile walk and discussion, so please wear comfortable walking shoes.

Adult Ed-ventures are appropriate for ages 18 & older. Fees: $4 per adult. Vehicle use fees are due upon arrival during the fee collection season. Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted starting two weeks prior to each program, call 516-780-3295 or 516-785-3614.

Registration: Required
Flower Power: Germination Dissection
Saturday, September 6, 2014 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
Phone: (516) 785-1600

Lets take a closer look and see what is inside seeds. We will dissect and investigate the growing power behind our favorite flowers and plants. With hands on experiments and examples, we will delve into the world of botany.

Fees: $4 per adult, children under three are free. Vehicle use fees are due upon arrival during the fee collection season. Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted starting two weeks prior to each program, call 516-780-3295 or 516-785-3614.

 

Registration: Required
Tiny Tots, Nature Discoveries: Butterflies & Moths
Wednesday, September 17, 2014
Jones Beach State Park
Phone: (516) 785-3614

Explore the natural world around us. These programs will connect children and their parents with nature through short programs, walk, animal visitors and crafts.

Two sessions: 10:30-11:30am AND 1:30-2:30pm.

Reservations are required, please call (516) 785-3614 or (516) 780-3295. Tiny Tots programs are specially designed for ages 3-5. Parents and children are encouraged to learn about the natural world around them by using their senses. Fees: $4 per person, children under three are free. Vehicle use fees are due upon arrival during the fee collection season.

Registration: Required
29th Annual NYS Beach Cleanup
Saturday, September 20, 2014
Jones Beach State Park
Phone: (516) 679-7205

The International Coastal Cleanup is a global effort, under the international umbrella of the Ocean Conservancy, in which over 100 countries participate.

If you would like to be involved in helping to protect your seashore, become a volunteer by calling the park and lending a hand to help. Certificates will be provided for each participant.

 

Star Gaze, Hosted by AOS
Friday, September 26, 2014 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
Phone: (516) 785-1600

Join the Amateur Observers Society this Spring as we observe the stars and constellations. Bring your telescopes or binoculars, and we'll uncover more about these diamonds in the sky.

Family Adventure programs are ideal for children ages 5 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fees: $4 per adult, children under three are free. Vehicle use fees are due upon arrival during the fee collection season. Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted starting two weeks prior to each program, call 516-780-3295 or 516-785-3614.

Registration: Required
Family Adventures: Mighty Migrator
Saturday, September 27, 2014 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
Phone: (516) 785-1600

Monarch butterflies are making their way down south. They fly our east coast shore line this time every year migrating one way only to have their offspring return. Come learn about these amazing flyers and how they make their long trip.

Family Adventure programs are ideal for children ages 5 & up. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Fees: $4 per adult, children under three are free. Vehicle use fees are due upon arrival during the fee collection season. Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted starting two weeks prior to each program, call 516-780-3295 or 516-785-3614.

 

Registration: Required
Adult Ed-venture: Monarchs
Sunday, September 28, 2014 10:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
Phone: (516) 785-1600

Migration time has begun, and the monarch butterfly is making its way south. Come learn about this exciting adventure, the story of the monarch butterfly and what you can do to help.

Adult Ed-ventures are appropriate for ages 18 & older. Fees: $4 per adult. Vehicle use fees are due upon arrival during the fee collection season. Reservations are required for all programs and will be accepted starting two weeks prior to each program, call 516-780-3295 or 516-785-3614.

Registration: Required
Robert Moses Lecture & Discussion
Friday, November 7, 2014 07:30 PM - 09:00 PM
Jones Beach State Park
Phone: (516) 785-1600

A lecture giving the history of Jones Beach and the power broker himself. We will have a discussion and PowerPoint presentation discussing the man who created Jones Beach.

Please Note: The August 1st date for this program was canceled, and rescheduled for November 7.

 

Registration: Required
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