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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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    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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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Beach Campfire

    • Time: 7:30 PM
    • Location: Miller Field Beach
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Join a park ranger for a holiday campfire on the beach.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Gyotaku Fish Printing

    • Time: 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Fish printing activity

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Horseshoe Crab Festival

    • Time: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Come spend the day celebrating living fossils...the horseshoe crab!

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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, May 27, 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

    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    This months selection: "The Narrow Edge" by Deborah Cramer.

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    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Presentation with author Deborah Cramer

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    The Winne Family

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Join us to learn about the families that lived on Officers Row when Fort Wadsworth was an army base.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Twilight by the Bay

    • Time: 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Lighthouse Keeper's Quarters/Visitor Center
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, May 27, 2017

    Experience Fort Hancock at twilight with a park ranger.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Bike Path Cruise Ride

    • Time: 11:00 AM
    • Location: Fort Wadsworth Parking Lot at corner of Hudson & USS North Carolina Roads
    Sunday, May 28, 2017

    Join Bike New York for a casual ride on protected bike paths.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Birding for Beginners

    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 28, 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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    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Fort Tilden in front of building 1
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 28, 2017

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

    Ranger led program

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Jamaica Bay Sunset Ecology Cruise

    • Time: 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Meet at Pier 4, Emmons Ave., Sheepshead Bay, Brooklyn
    • Fees: $55
    Sunday, May 28, 2017

    Enjoy a three-hour narrated cruise aboard the 100 foot boat, "The Golden Sunshine." Includes wine and cheese, fruit, snacks.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Tour of Historic Hangar B

    • Location: Floyd Bennett Field-Hangar B
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, May 28, 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

    Discover Fort Tompkins

    • Location: Meet at the Fort Wadsworth Visitor Center
    Wednesday, May 31, 2017

    Every Sunday Weekly & Every Wednesday Weekly & Every Thursday Weekly & Every Friday Weekly & Every Saturday Weekly from 05/31/2017 to 09/03/2017

    Learn more about this little known historic structure in Staten Island.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Nike Missile Radar Site

    • Time: 12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Horseshoe Cove, Parking Lot L
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, June 3, 2017

    Take a guided tour of this one-time TOP SECRET missile radar site from the Cold War.

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    • Time: 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Meet at Battery Potter
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, June 4, 2017

    Explore and tour Fort Hancock's three oldest gun batteries on this guided walking tour.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    World Oceans Day: Our Oceans, Our Future

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Lot C Beach
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, June 8, 2017

    Celebrate your love for the oceans. Prevent marine litter for a healthier ocean and a better future.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    American Littoral Society Horseshoe Crab Walk

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Lot B Beach Plaza
    • Fees: FREE
    Friday, June 9, 2017

    Get up close and personal with a living fossil.

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    Junior Ranger Horseshoe Crab

    • Time: 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Parking Lot B
    • Fees: FREE
    Saturday, June 10, 2017

    Find, see, and feel living fossils from the age of dinosaurs that are still swimming along the Sandy Hook seashore today.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Fort Hancock Bike Tour

    • Time: 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Post Theater Parking Lot
    • Fees: FREE
    Sunday, June 11, 2017

    Join a ranger on a guided tour of Fort Hancock, highlighting everything from batteries to beaches.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Nurture Nature Retreat and Wild Walk

    • Time: 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
    • Location: Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
    • Fees: Free
    Sunday, June 11, 2017

    Please note new date and time***Nature Program presented by One Earth Conservation.

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    • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Fort Hancock Post Chapel
    • Fees: FREE
    Tuesday, June 13, 2017

    A lecture by Monmouth University's archaeological field school who investigated the lighthouse property to identify the location of the Revolutionary War Lighthouse Fort and Refugee Town.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sandy Hook Beach Concert

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E Beach
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, June 14, 2017

    Enjoy the popular summer concert series with the Party Rock music of "Brian Kirk & the Jirks" courtesy of the Sandy Hook Foundation.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Stars of Sandy Hook

    • Location: Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E Beach
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, June 15, 2017

    Join a park ranger and S.T.A.R. Astronomy to view Saturn at opposition in the sky.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Sandy Hook Beach Concert

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - Parking Lot E Beach
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Enjoy the popular summer concert series with the Country Rock/Pop music of the "BethAnne Clayton Band" courtesy of the Sandy Hook Foundation.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Summer Solstice Walk on Sandy Hook

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - American Littoral Society Building 18, Fort Hancock Historic Post
    • Fees: FREE
    Wednesday, June 21, 2017

    Celebrate the first day of summer and the longest day of the year with a stroll on the Hook.

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  • Gateway National Recreation Area

    Monmouth County Audubon Society Bird Walk

    • Time: 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
    • Location: Sandy Hook - U.S. Life-Saving Service Station Parking Lot (between Lots D & E)
    • Fees: FREE
    Thursday, June 22, 2017

    Look for nesting osprey, herons, and egrets from the Spermaceti Cove boardwalk.

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(718) 354-4606

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