Nature & Outdoors Events on Long Island

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Coastal Flood Statement issued December 14 at 5:21AM EST until December 14 at 2:00PM EST by NWS Upton NY * WHAT...Up to one half foot of inundation above ground level expected in vulnerable areas near the waterfront and shoreline. * WHERE...Northern Nassau and Northwestern Suffolk Counties. * WHEN...During the times of high tide Saturday morning through Saturday afternoon. * IMPACTS...Brief minor flooding of the more vulnerable locations near the waterfront and shoreline.

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82 Events
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    Seal Walk at Cupsogue Beach County Park

    at Cupsogue Beach County Park Westhampton Beach Time : 02:00 PM

    "With the cold of winter, many northern animal visitors come to the South Shore of Long Island to find food—among them Pinnipeds, or seals. The three most common species of seals that...

  • Dec

    14

    SOFO Cleans the Beach

    at South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center Bridgehampton Time : 09:00 AM

    "Did you know that it takes 450 years for a plastic bottle to break down in the ocean? Every day thousands of tons of waste and trash are dumped into oceans worldwide. Not only does this...

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    2019 Snowball Run

    at Wantagh Wantagh Time : 08:00 AM

    The Snowball Run will be held on Saturday, December 14th. Visit the attached website to register for the race.

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    Welcome Winter

    at Wilderness Visitor Center Shirley Time : 01:00 PM - 02:30 PM

    With the solstice just around the corner, it’s time to welcome winter. Join this family friendly program to explore signs of winter on Fire Island with an outdoor walk and make an ornament...

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    Ice Skating at RXR Plaza

    Ice Skating at RXR Plaza

    at RXR Plaza Uniondale

    RXR Plaza's outdoor ice-skating rink will be open on select dates in December for some seasonal fun! See the attached schedule for dates/times.

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    14

    Family Program: Moons, Me FREE

    Family Program: Moons, Meteors, and More!!

    at Sunken Meadow State Park Kings Park Time : 07:00 PM - 09:00 PM

    Moons, Meteors, and More! Sunken Meadow State Park December 14th  7:00-10:00pm Join us for an evening of stargazing activites, astronomy crafts and a whole lot of planet...

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    Seal Walks at Montauk Point State Park

    at Montauk Point State Park Montauk Time : 02:00 PM

    "Experience seals in their natural habitat. Join a park naturalist on a 3 mile round trip hike to the seal haul-out, where migrating pinnipeds rest on rocks. A spotting scope is provided and...

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    Santa, Mrs. Claus and Holiday Train Display

    at Olde Towne Gardens East Setauket Time : 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Bring the whole family down to shop at OTG this holiday season! A winter-themed train scene is on display and Santa and Mrs. Claus are visiting on Sunday 12/14 and 12/21 from 1:00-3:00 pm....

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    Three Ponds And A Swamp

    at Sears-Bellows County Park Hampton Bays Time : 09:00 AM

    An energetic loop on the Pine Barrens Trail and power lines in the Flanders Woods; bring water and snacks; meet at Sears-Bellows Park parking lot, on Bellows Pond Road in Hampton Bays (NY 27 to exi...

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    Cross-Country Skiing in the Parks

    at Heckscher Park Huntington Time : 01:00 PM - 05:00 PM

    FUN when there's SNOW!  Learn to Cross-Country Ski right here on LI! If you can walk, you can do this! Adults & kids, Learn from a teacher with over 35 years' experience...

  • Dec

    15

    Grassland to Grassland Hi

    Grassland to Grassland Hike

    at Poxabogue Park Bridgehampton Time : 10:00 AM - 11:30 AM

    "Meet at Poxabogue Park south of the railroad trestle on Old Farm Road in Bridgehampton. Join Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt on a moderately-paced 2 mile hike to Vineyard Field with pond...

  • Dec

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    Parading Down Main Street Walking Tour

    at Northport Historical Society Northport Time : 01:30 PM - 03:00 PM

    "Don’t miss your last chance to take a tour in 2019! Discover Main Street’s colorful past and learn about the speakeasies, rum-runners, and interesting characters that are all a...

  • Dec

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    Tracks & Traces

    at Caumsett State Historic Park Preserve Huntington Time : 11:00 AM - 01:00 PM

    "Nature is less puzzling when you understand the clues her creatures give us. During this hands-on program, geared for the average adult, we will teach you how to improve your powers of...

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    Seal Walks at Montauk Point State Park

    at Montauk Point State Park Montauk Time : 02:00 PM

    "Experience seals in their natural habitat. Join a park naturalist on a 3 mile round trip hike to the seal haul-out, where migrating pinnipeds rest on rocks. A spotting scope is provided and...

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    Holiday Displays using Succulents

    at Olde Towne Gardens East Setauket Time : 01:00 PM - 03:00 PM

    Come to OTG this holiday season and create your own holiday-themed succulent display! Terrariums are perfect for table centerpieces, holiday displays and are fun activity for people of all...