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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Hanger B Open House

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field, Hangar B
    • Fees: free
    Tuesday, October 24, 2017

    Every Tuesday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 09/05/2017 to 11/25/2017

    Hangar B is open to the public Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday from 9 am - 3 pm.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Film Screening with Cropsey

    • Time: 8:00 PM to 12:00 AM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth
    • Fees: Free
    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Special film screening.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Ghostly Imitations at Fort Wadsworth

    • Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center
    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Fee program. Get spooked at Fort Tompkins! Join us for an evening presentation exploring the fringes of photography, Victorian art, and occult phenomena.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Spooky Tales/Ghosts of Historic Fort Hancock

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Building 18, Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FEE: $5 per/person
    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Get into the Halloween spirit on a moonlight walk around the fort with the American Littoral Society.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Stargazing

    • Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field Community Gardens
    Friday, October 27, 2017

    Join the Amateur Astronomers Association of Brooklyn for stargazing. Cancelled if overcast.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Bird Topography

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    Saturday, October 28, 2017

    Knowing the parts of a bird is important to improving observational and identification skills. This activity shares basic bird topography with beginner and young birders.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Stargazing

    • Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Great Kills Park Lot A
    Saturday, October 28, 2017

    The Staten Island Chapter of the Amateur Astronomer’s Association hosts public stargazing at the main parking area, Lot A. Inclement weather will cancel this program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    The Famous Flyers of Floyd Bennett Field

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field- Ryan Visitor Center
    Saturday, October 28, 2017

    Join a park ranger for a presentation to learn about some of the famous pilots associated with Floyd Bennett Field's rich aviation history.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Beachcombing Wrack Line Exploration and Journal

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Great Kills Park Beach Center
    Sunday, October 29, 2017

    Investigate the wrack line (the line of de-bris left on the beach by high tide).

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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Tilden- Building 1
    • Fees: free
    Sunday, October 29, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 09/10/2017 to 11/26/2017

    Join a park ranger for a walking tour of Ft. Tilden's fortifications.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Tour of Hangar B

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field, Hangar B
    • Fees: free
    Sunday, October 29, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly from 09/10/2017 to 11/26/2017

    Join a park ranger for a tour of Hangar B.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Habitat Bingo and Nature Walk

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    Saturday, November 4, 2017

    Hike the West Pond trail with a Ranger and identify birds, plants, insects, and various evidence animals have left behind while playing BINGO.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Lenape Plant Uses

    • Time: 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    Saturday, November 4, 2017

    Join us in celebrating Native American Heritage Month with a walk discovering how NYC’s first residents, the Lenape, used plants still found in the local area today!

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Restoring Mount Sec House

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Mount Sec House, Officer's Row, Fort Wadsworth
    Saturday, November 4, 2017

    Join us for a power point program and lecture that will explore the restoration of historic Mont Sec House located on Officers Row.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sadhana Beach Clean-ups

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: North Channel Bridge
    • Fees: free
    Saturday, November 4, 2017

    Join Sadhana and the NPS for a monthly beach clean-up at the North Channel Bridge.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sunset Walk Beaver Moon

    • Time: 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    Saturday, November 4, 2017

    Join a National Park Ranger for a sunset hike around the West Pond Trail.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Arts & Crafts Activity

    • Time: 10:00 AM
    • Location: Miller Field Ranger Station
    Sunday, November 5, 2017

    Join a National Park Service Park Ranger for an afternoon activity of arts & crafts. All supplies will be provided. All ages are welcomed.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Hike the Trails of Dead Horse Bay

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:30 PM
    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field, Main Entrance
    Sunday, November 5, 2017

    Hike the trails and shoreline at Dead Horse Bay with Mickey Maxwell Cohen, American Littoral Society naturalist, author of "Discovering the Trails of Dead Horse Bay".

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Stargazing

    • Time: 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
    • Location: Great Kills Park Lot A
    Saturday, November 11, 2017

    The Staten Island Chapter of the Amateur Astronomer’s Association hosts public stargazing at the main parking area, Lot A. Inclement weather will cancel this program.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    The Art of the Letter as History

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center
    Saturday, November 11, 2017

    In honor of Veteran’s Day, join a ranger for a power point presentation and discussion about letter writing 100 years ago. We will peruse letters written by a Civil War enlisted soldier and those written by an Officer’s wife in 1887.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Animal Origami

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    Sunday, November 12, 2017

    There will be a guided instructional session for beginners followed by an open period to try your new folding skills.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Bird House and Feeder Building

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    Sunday, November 12, 2017

    Join us for a workshop to build and paint bird feeders and bird houses.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Fall Hike and Fort Tour

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth Overlook
    Sunday, November 12, 2017

    Hike the overlook loop, along the paths at Fort Wadsworth. Bring binoculars, and wear comfortable shoes. Reservations required, 718-354-4655.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Have a Hoot with a Ranger

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 11:30 AM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Junior Rangers are invited to an owl adventure.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Monthly Book Club

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Join us for our monthly book club. November's book selection is "Refuge" by Terry Tempest Williams.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Winter Waterfowl Workshop

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    Saturday, November 18, 2017

    Join naturalist Don Riepe for a digital slide program on the many species of waterfowl in NYC during winter.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Beachcombing Wrack Line - Exploration and Journal

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Great Kills Park Beach Center - Lot G
    Sunday, November 19, 2017

    Investigate the wrack line, the line of debris left on the beach by high tide. Join us for this exploration as we tally and illustrate findings, in an effort to understand species and populations that live near our shore.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Fort Tour and Hike

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth Overlook
    Wednesday, November 22, 2017

    Hike the overlook loop along the paths at Fort Wadsworth. Bring binoculars, and wear comfortable shoes. Reservations required, 718-354-4655.

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210 New York Avenue
Staten Island, NY 10305

Phone:

(718) 354-4606

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