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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Wildlife Refuge Poetry Trail

    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Wednesday, April 26, 2017

    Everyday from 04/01/2017 to 04/30/2017

    Self-guided poetry walk.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Bike Safety Workshop

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center
    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Learn the ropes of cycling etiquette and how it leads to a safer ride with Bike New York.

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    • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Building 18 Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FEE
    Thursday, April 27, 2017

    Take an evening tour of Fort Hancock and explore the sky after sunset as we search for NASA satellites passing overhead.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Arbor Day Tree Walk

    • Time: 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, April 28, 2017

    Join naturalists of the American Littoral Society and explore Sandy Hook's unique ecosystem.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Arts & Crafts

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Miller Field Ranger Station
    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Join a NPS ranger for an afternoon of arts & crafts activities.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Boy Scout Oceanography Merit Badge Program

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - NJ Sea Grant Consortium, Bldg. 22, Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FEE
    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Explore Sandy Hook and experience the science of the ocean during this four hour "hands-on" program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Junior Rangers in a Changing Climate

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    **Please note, due to weather the March program has been postponed to the following week***Jr. Rangers are invited to learn more about climate change.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Monthly Book Club

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, April 29, 2017

    Join us this month as we celebrate National Poetry Month

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Birding for Beginners

    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, April 30, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 03/12/2017 to 05/28/2017

    Join us for an introductory nature walk where you will learn the essentials of birdwatching.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Cherry Blossoms & Origami

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, April 30, 2017

    Ranger walk and origami making.

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Tilden in front of building 1
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, April 30, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 03/12/2017 to 05/28/2017

    Ranger led program

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Secret Places on Sandy Hook

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Lot M Parking (K Lot north), Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, April 30, 2017

    Walk with a park ranger to explore historic rapid fire gun batteries in Fort Hancock.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Tour of Historic Hangar B

    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field-Hangar B
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, April 30, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 03/12/2017 to 05/28/2017

    Join a park ranger for a tour of Hangar B, and the aircraft which are part of Floyd Bennett Field’s aviation history!

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    After School Nature-History Walk

    • Time: 4:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth
    Wednesday, May 3, 2017

    Meet at the Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center for a one hour family hike.

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    Fort Wadsworth Anniversary Tours

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center
    Wednesday, May 3, 2017

    Celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of Fort Wadsworth as a National Park site.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Battery Gunnison/New Peck Restoration

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 5:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Battery Gunnison, Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    Stop by to chat with volunteers of the Army Ground Forces Association performing restoration projects at Battery Gunnison/New Peck.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Exhibit Opening-Denise Levine

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    Art Exhibit Opening

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Fitness Walk

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Great Kills Park Beach Center
    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    Join a park ranger for a walk through Great Kills Park.

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    Fort Wadsworth Anniversary Tours

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth
    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    Meet at the Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center to celebrate the 20th anniversary of the opening of Fort Wadsworth as a National Park site.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    I Love My Park Day

    • Time: 9:00 AM
    • Location: Great Kills Park Beach Center
    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    Join us at Great Kills for this state-wide volunteer event to enhance parks throughout New York State.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sadhana Beach Clean-ups

    • Location: North Channel Bridge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 6, 2017

    Volunteer opportunity.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Boy Scout Environmental Science Merit Badge Program

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - NJ Sea Grant Consortium, Bldg. 22 Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FEE
    Sunday, May 7, 2017

    Discover the ecology of Sandy Hook's maritime environment in this highly active five hour program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Celebrate Beach Plums at Plumb Beach

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Plumb Beach Round House
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 7, 2017

    Partner-led nature program

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Full Moon Walk

    • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - American Littoral Society Headquarters, Bldg. 18, Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FEE
    Monday, May 8, 2017

    Join the American Littoral Society for sunset at Sandy Hook to watch the moon rise over the ocean.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Junior Ranger: Horseshoe Crabs

    • Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Parking Lot C
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, May 12, 2017

    Meet up with a park ranger and learn about the natural history of horseshoe crabs.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Stargazing

    • Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field-Community Gardens
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, May 12, 2017

    Astronomy program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Bike Tour

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Miller Field Ranger Station
    Saturday, May 13, 2017

    Join a park ranger for a bike ride.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    International Migratory Bird Day

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 13, 2017

    Day long celebration of migratory birds.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Jamaica Bay Bird Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 14, 2017

    Partner-led nature program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    World War II Harbor Defense Lantern Tour

    • Time: 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Fort Hancock Historic Post Guardhouse, Bldg. 28
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, May 19, 2017

    Volunteer living historians from the Army Ground Forces Association (AGFA) in uniform as WWII coast artillery soldiers will take you on a walk.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Fitness Walk

    • Time: 1:00 PM
    • Location: Great Kills Park Beach Center
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Join a park ranger for a walk through Great Kills Park.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Stargazing

    • Time: 8:30 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Great Kills Park - Parking Lot A
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Join the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York for stargazing at Great Kills.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Warblers for Beginners

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Become familiar with the warblers that pass through Jamaica Bay.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    World War II Harbor Defense Historic Hike

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Battery Gunnison/New Peck, Lot G Beach Plaza
    • Fees: FEE
    Saturday, May 20, 2017

    Army Ground Forces Association will be in uniform as WWII era coast artillery soldiers and will take you for a "tactical walk" across Fort Hancock.

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    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Location: Great Kills Park
    Sunday, May 21, 2017

    Join experts for a bird walk to learn about migration and horseshoe crabs.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Mortar Battery & Battery Potter

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, May 21, 2017

    Batteries will be open with tours provided by park rangers and volunteers.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Ocean Fun Day

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Bldg. 22, Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, May 21, 2017

    Spend the day with your family enjoying hands-on fun while learning about our environment.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Osprey Watch Guided Walk

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 21, 2017

    Ranger guided walk on the Osprey.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Fleet Week Parade of Ships

    • Time: 9:30 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth Overlook
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    View the parade of ships as they pass under the Verrazano-Narrows Bridge for the beginning of Fleet Week in NYC.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Horseshoe Crab Walk

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Lot B Beach Plaza
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, May 24, 2017

    Get up close and personal with a living fossil.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Stars of Sandy Hook

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E Plaza
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, May 25, 2017

    Join a park ranger and STAR Astronomy to observe faint objects objects such as galaxies and star clusters.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Memorial Day Weekend Beach Campfire

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
    • Location: Jacob Riis PArk-Bay 14
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, May 26, 2017

    Campfire with singing and s'mores.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sandy Hook Stars and Satellites

    • Time: 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Littoral Society Headquarters, Bldg. 18 Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FEE
    Friday, May 26, 2017

    Take an evening tour of Fort Hancock and explore the sky after sunset as we search for NASA satellites passing overhead.

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210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305

Phone:

(718) 354-4606

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