Outdoor Activities on Long Island this month

Outdoor Activities on Long Island this month

This month, take the kids outside to explore tons of outdoor activities on Long Island, in both Nassau County and Suffolk County.

Birds of a Feather Flock Together
WHEN: Saturday, Sep. 8, 11am-3pm
WHERE: Brookside County Park, 59 Brook St., Sayville, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Learn all about local bird species, meet Ranger Eric‘s animal ambassador, take family hikes in the nature preserve, enjoy kids games, face painting, and more. 
WANT TO GO? 631-563-7716. gsbas.org.

Birds of Prey
WHEN: Saturday, Sep. 15, 12pm and 1:30pm
WHERE: Montauk Lighthouse, 2000 Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Check out some neat birds of prey!
WANT TO GO? $12; $8 senior; $5 children younger than 13. 631-668-2544. MontaukLighthouse.org.

Gardening with the Maritime Explorium
WHEN: Sep. 15 - 16, 1-5pm
WHERE: Maritime Explorium, 101 E. Broadway , Port Jefferson, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Do some late summer gardening!
WANT TO GO? $5. 631-331-3277. maritimeexplorium.org.

12th Annual North Fork Foodie Tour
WHEN: Sunday, Sep. 16, 10am-4pm
WHERE: 20 North Fork farms, vineyards and other artisanal food locations, 3005 Youngs Ave., Southold, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Visitors can milk a goat, see how cheese is made, and learn about beekeeping. 
WANT TO GO? $25; free for children younger than 12. 631-722-5712. northforkreformsynagogue.org.

No More Straws!
WHEN: Sep. 22 - 23, 1-5pm
WHERE: Maritime Explorium, 101 E. Broadway , Port Jefferson, NY
AGES: Newborn-5
WHAT: Recycle, reuse, and repurpose straws into creative inventions.
WANT TO GO? $5. 631-331-3277. maritimeexplorium.org.

Woodland Surprise
WHEN: Saturday, Sep. 29, 10-11:30am
WHERE: Connetquot River State Park, 3525 Sunrise Highway, Oakdale, NY
AGES: All
WHAT: Discover all the little things that make the forest special.
WANT TO GO? 631-581-1072. nysparks.com/parks.

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