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April 2018

SoFo Earth Day Wellness Weekend & Open House

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - April 22 @ 5:00 pm
South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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SoFo Earth Day Wellness Weekend & Open House, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. April 20 at 7 p.m.: Author John P. Cardone will discuss “The Healing Power of Nature.” April 21: Beach cleanups, yoga,  tick-borne illness discussions, astronomy lectures and stargazing from 9 a.m. to 10 p.m. Sunday, April 22: Birding, nature walks and film screenings. Full details at sofo.org.  631.537.9735.

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Earth Days at the Southampton Arts Center

April 20 @ 7:00 pm - April 22 @ 4:00 pm
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane
Southampton, NY 11968 United States
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$25

Earth Days at the Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. April 20, 7 p.m.: Screening of Al Gore’s “An Inconvenient Sequel.” Saturday, April 21: Earth Summit, 9 a.m. to 6:30 p.m. Presenting Paul Hawken’s “Drawdown” – the most comprehensive plan ever proposed to reverse global climate warming. Sunday, April 22, 1 to 4 p.m.: Earth Day Celebration & Fair: World Music Trio, art projects, children’s programs, food & demonstrations.

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Southampton Town Electric & Hybrid Car Expo at Good Ground Park

April 21 @ 12:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Good Ground Park, 9 Squiretown Road
Hampton Bays, NY 11946 United States
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Celebrate Earth Day with an up close look at some hot cars for a cooler tomorrow when the electric and hybrid car show comes to Town.  Southampton Town will host the Electric and Hybrid Car Expo on Saturday April 21st from noon to 4pm at Good Ground Park in Hampton Bays.  You will have the opportunity to talk with experts about these cost saving, environmentally friendly vehicles. Ten car manufacturers will participate including: BMW, Chevrolet, Ford, Hyundai, Nissan, Honda, Toyota,…

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Montauk Observatory Lecture: Jupiter: King of the Planets at SoFo

April 21 @ 7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike
Bridgehampton, NY 11932 United States
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Saturday, April 21, 2018, 7:00-10:00 PM. "Jupiter: King of the Planets" This summer, Jupiter will be riding high in the sky, and so what better time to talk about this amazing planet. Sean Tvelia, Professor of Geology, and Dr. Mike Inglis, Professor of Astrophysics, both at SCCC, will present an up-to-date lecture on our current understanding of this giant planet. Sean will discuss some of the myriad moons of the Jupiter, while Mike will cover what we know about the…

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NFEC’s Third Annual Earth Day 5K

April 22 @ 8:30 am - 12:00 pm
Indian Island County Park, County Road 105
Riverhead, NY 11901 United States
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$25 - $30

North Fork Environmental Council Earth Day 5K Race, a trail race/walk through the beautiful 275 acre Indian Island County Park on Route 105 in Riverhead. All proceeds benefit NFEC’s environmental education programs and scholarship fund. Registration begins at 8:30 a.m., race begins at 9:30 a.m. Registration is $25 in advance/$30 day-of. Race entry includes: Refreshments, post-race raffle, awards ceremony & water stop on course. Online registration at EarthDay5K.itsyourrace.com, downloadable registration forms at nfec1.org.

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Earth Day Beach Cleanup at Dam Pond Preserve with Group for the East End

April 22 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Ruth Oliva Preserve at Dam Pond, Route 25
East Marion, NY 11939 United States
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Earth Day Beach Cleanup  Sunday April 22 - 12-2pm  Dam Pond in East Marion  GFTEE/AMCS   Celebrate Earth Day by cleaning up the shoreline at Dam Pond Preserve in East Marion with Group for the East End and the Atlantic Marine Conservation Society! Bring everyone you know - all ages welcome! Gloves & bags will be provided. Please drive down the paved road located to the left of the Dam Pond Preserve dirt road entrance. For more information please contact…

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Community Earth Day Walk at EPCAL

April 22 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Stony Brook University Calverton Incubator, 4603 Middle Country Road
Calverton, NY 11933 United States
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Gather at the trailhead behind the Stony Brook Incubator on Route 25A for a leisurely, approximately one-mile walk, on the lookout for wildlife and noting beautiful old growth trees and native grasses. Rain or shine, please use tick precautions. See what is at stake as the fate of this special land is currently at risk. More details are online here.    

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Quogue Wildlife Refuge Earth Day Celebration

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Quogue Wildlife Refuge, 3 Old Country Road
Quogue, NY 11959 United States
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Quogue Wildlife Refuge Earth Day Celebration, 3 Old Country Road, Quogue. From noon to 3 p.m., this free day of events includes guided birding walks, live animal presentations, crafts, environmental exhibitors, and self-guided kayaking and canoeing on Old Ice Pond. No reservations necessary. Rain or shine. 631.653.4771

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Astronomy & Earth Day Festivities at Custer Observatory

April 28 @ 12:00 pm - April 29 @ 12:00 pm
Custer Institute, 1115 Main Bayview Road
Southold, NY 11971 United States
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$20

April 28, Noon - Midnight. ASTRONOMY & EARTH DAY. A day filled with fun, food, and education on all things Astronomy. Activities for all ages. Bounce houses, solar viewing, planetarium shows, astronomy games, solar system walk, demonstrations, music and more during the day. Lectures, tours and stargazing at night through our new, state of the art, dome telescope! Don't miss it! $20/family. Location: Custer Observatory Address: 1115 Main Bayview Rd., Southold, NY 11971 Phone: 631-765-2626 Website: www.custerobservatory.org ON-GOING: Custer Observatory…

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May 2018

Tuesdays with Tom: Maygration!

May 1 @ 8:00 am - May 29 @ 8:00 am
Inlet Pond County Park, 65275 Route 48
Greenport, 11944 United States
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Every Tuesday in May (May 1, 8, 15, 22, 29) Inlet Pond Park, 8AM May is "THE" month for birding. That's why Tom does a walk every Tuesday in May. The locations for each walk will be decided the day of. Warblers, vireos, flycatchers and more will be seen at the different locations we will visit. Meet at the Red House at Inlet Pond County Park in Greenport at 8 AM for each walk in May. Please call Tom at…

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Spring Warblers by Sight and Sound with Pat Hanly at Peconic Lane Community Center

May 4 @ 7:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Peconic Lane Community Center, 1170 Peconic Lane
Peconic, NY 11958 United States
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Magnolia Warbler, Laura Gooch

Friday, May 4, 2018, 7:30PM Peconic Lane Community Center (map) 970 Peconic Land, Peconic NY The month of May is the optimal time to find Warblers migrating through our area. Traveling from South and Central America, Mexico and the West Indies, a few of these neo-tropical migrant songbirds are staying here to breed, while many are only stopping by on their way to boreal breeding grounds north. Our eastern Warblers are strikingly colorful, active and exciting to find in your own…

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Bay to Sound Trail Creation and Cleanup with GFEE

May 5 @ 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Saturday, May 5 2018 8am-12pm - Greenport Celebrate ‘I Love My Park Day’ with us! Group for the East End and the Town of Southold are partnering to create the Bay to Sound trail system, a series of trails connecting from the Peconic Bay to the Long Island Sound. Meeting location: TBA Interested in lending a hand? Please contact Jessica Kennelly at jkennelly@eastendenvironment.org for more information or to sign up.

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Warbler Field Trip with North Fork Audubon

May 5 @ 8:00 am - 10:00 am
Inlet Pond County Park, 65275 Route 48
Greenport, 11944 United States
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Saturday, May 5, 2018, 8:00AM Meet at the Red House at Inlet Pond County Park (we will visit other sites) 65275 Route 48, Greenport, NY 11944 (map) Pat Hanly, the presenter, is a local North Fork birder, hawk-watcher and nature enthusiast.

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Square Foot Gardening Workshop with Peconic Land Trust at Charnews Farm

May 5 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Charnews Farm, 3005 Youngs Avenue
Southold, NY 11971 United States
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$5

Think you don’t have the space or time to manage a vegetable garden? Think again! This workshop will teach you a simple and versatile option to grow your own food using about 20% of the space of a conventional garden. Led by Square Foot Gardening Foundation’s Certified Instructor and Master Gardener, Reese Michaels, you’ll learn how to lay out and construct your garden to maximize production and minimize space, prepare a soil mix, select and plant seeds and seedlings, all…

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Botanical Watercolor Workshop in the Herb Garden at Charnews Farm

May 12 @ 9:30 am - 11:30 am
Charnews Farm, 3005 Youngs Avenue
Southold, NY 11971 United States
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$20 - $25

The herb garden is the perfect setting for painting with watercolors, especially when paired with herbalist Heather Cusack and accomplished local watercolor artist Melissa Hyatt. With sketch book in hand, you’ll visit the herb garden, learn about the botanical parts of each plant and their uses, and then learn techniques to capture their beauty on paper. Return to the barn to apply watercolor paints under Melissa’s guidance while enjoying herb tea prepared by Heather. Leave with new skills along with…

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