Full Flower Moon Hike with SoFo & FLPG

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Co-Sponsored by Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt and South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo). Join Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt and South Fork Natural History Society on a leisurely-paced hike through open-field trails. In most areas, flowers are abundant everywhere during this time. Thus, the name of this Moon. Other names include the […]

Free

Pink Moon Hike at SoFo Natural History Museum

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Join Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt and SOFO on a leisurely-paced hike through open-field trails. The Pink Moon name comes from the herb moss pink, or wild ground phlox, which is one of the earliest widespread flowers of the spring. Other names for this month’s celestial body include the Full Sprouting Grass Moon, the […]

Free

Carl Safina Reads from “Alfie and Me” at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Join SOFO and Carl Safina for a discussion of his newest book, "Afie and Me: What Owls Know, What Humans Believe," about his relationship with a wild owl and how that experience has influenced his views on humans and nature. This FREE program is for all ages.

Free

Full Moon Hike with SoFo & FLPG

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Walk Leader: Dai Dayton, Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt President A leisurely paced one-hour hike through open-field trails and light refreshments and convivial conversation afterward at the South Fork Natural History Museum.  Email greenbeltnews@aol.com to register.

Free

Full Wolf Moon Hike with SoFo & FLPG

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Co-Sponsored by Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt and South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) Walk Leader: Dai Dayton, President, Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt Legend has it that native tribes related this moon to the nighttime howling of wolves. Join us to mark the first of the year’s full moons, on this leisurely-paced […]

Free

Earth Day Celebration and Open House at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Schedule 10AM-12PM: Meet Dogs and Cats from the Southampton Animal Shelter Meet the Animal Rescue Fund of the Hamptons! Learn about their mission and programs, and the grand re-opening of their renovated East Hampton Adoption Center later this spring. 2PM-3PM: Animal Show with Jungle Bob: Unusual and Unknown:  Reptiles, Amphibians, and Invertebrate Animals (Unusual and Unknown program: […]

Free

Full Pink Moon Hike at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Hike Leader: Dai Dayton, President, Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt Join FLPG and SOFO on a leisurely-paced, one hour hike through open-field trails. The Pink Moon name comes from the herb moss pink, or wild ground phlox, which is one of the earliest widespread flowers of the spring. Other names for this month’s celestial […]

Free

Sturgeon Moon Hike with FLPG & SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Aug 15 @ 8:30 pm – 9:30 pm Walk Leader: Dai Dayton, President, Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt Cosponsored by Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt (FLPG) Join FLPG and SOFO on a leisurely paced one-hour hike through open-field trails on this hike in Vineyard Field. The Native American fishing tribes are given credit […]

Free

Full Moon Hike with SoFo & FLPG

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Walk Leader: Dai Dayton, Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt President A leisurely paced one-hour hike through open-field trails and light refreshments and convivial conversation afterward at the South Fork Natural History Museum.  Email greenbeltnews@aol.com to register.

Free

Montauk Observatory Lecture: “The Lure of the Moon and the Legacy of Apollo” at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

REGISTRATION: Call SoFo at 631-537-9735 ADMISSION: Free FURTHER INFO or QUESTIONS: www.MontaukObservatory.com MontaukObservatory@gmail.com FULL DESCRIPTION: The Moon is the closest world to the Earth and the most distant place  humans have ever set foot on. Its existence has shaped life on our  planet, and its beauty and mystery have inspired cultures for millennia.  Fifty years […]

Free

Lecture: Celestial Shadows: The January 2019 Lunar Eclipse at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

On the night of January 20-21, the Full Moon will pass into earth's shadow and turn from a radiant white to an eerie red. The eclipse will begin at approximately 10:30 p.m. on January 20, reach totality by about 1 a.m. the morning of January 21, and conclude almost 3 hours later.  It's easy for everyone to see the eclipse but, with […]

Free

Meet Falconer Chris Paparo & His Hawk Emmy at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Cosponsored by the South Fork Natural History Museum and the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt About Chris: Born and raised on Long Island, Chris has been exploring the wilds of the Island for over 30 years. As a wildlife photographer, writer, lecturer, and General class, licensed falconer, he enjoys bringing public awareness to the […]

Free

Full Frost Moon Hike in the Long Pond Greenbelt

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Friday, November 23 – Full Frost Moon Hike. 6:00PM-7:00PM.  Co-sponsored by Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt & the South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo).  The Frost Moon is also known as the Full Beaver Moon.  For Native Americans this was the time to set beaver traps before the swamps froze, to ensure a supply […]

Free

20th Anniversary Long Pond Greenbelt Celebration at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Sponsored by Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt (FLPG), Peconic Land Trust, & South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) Bring the children for a morning exploration at the 20th Annual Celebration of the Long Pond Greenbelt! Enjoy guided trail walks, play games, make crafts, and participate in a wide variety of activities provided by local environmental […]

Free

Stony Brook University Astronomer Prof. Neelima Sehgal discusses “Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe” at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

DATE & TIME: Friday, October 5, 2018, 7:00 PM LECTURE: "Dark Energy and the Accelerating Universe" SPEAKER: Stony Brook University Astronomer, Prof. Neelima Sehgal LOCATION & Co-Sponsor: South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY REGISTRATION: Call SoFo: (631) 537-9735 COST: Free DESCRIPTION: The evidence for Dark Energy is overwhelming. In the  […]

Free

Conservation Update on Piping Plovers & Least Terns at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Program Presenter: John Papajohn, Crew Leader, Southampton Town Trustees Threatened and Endangered Species Program. Join the Southampton Town Trustees Threatened and Endangered Species Crew Leader John Papajohn for an important update about the conservation status of piping plovers and least terns in Southampton Town.  Piping plovers and least terns are both species currently under the […]

$7

Jennifer Skiff reads from “Rescuing Ladybugs” at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Jennifer Skiff is an award-winning journalist, author, and animal advocate. Her best-selling inspirational books, The Divinity of Dogs and God Stories, are published in seven languages. For more than a decade Jennifer traveled the world as an investigative environmental correspondent for CNN. Her independently produced programs about animals have aired on the Discovery Channel and other networks throughout […]

$7

Full Sturgeon Moon Hike with SoFo & FLPG

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Co-Sponsored by Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt (FLPG) and South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo). The Native American fishing tribes are given credit for the naming of this moon, since sturgeon were most readily caught during August. A few tribes knew it as the Full Red Moon because, as the moon rises, it appears […]

Free

Montauk Observatory Lecture: Next Stop, Mars at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

LECTURE & OBSERVING Friday, May 18, 2018, 7:00 PM. "Next Stop, Mars" Hardly a day goes by without Mars making news. NASA, Space X, Blue  Origin & legacy aerospace giants, like Boeing and Lockheed, are  determined to design and build the ships that will get us there, while  competing mission architectures offered by Mars Direct, […]

Free

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

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

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 […]

Free

SoFo Earth Day Wellness Weekend & Open House

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

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 […]

Free

Montauk Observatory Lecture: Astronomy of the Milky Way at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Cosponsored by the Montauk Observatory, the South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) and the Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt Program Presenter: Dr. Mike Inglis. Dr. Inglis is Professor of Astronomy and Astrophysics at Suffolk County Community College. Previously, he worked at Princeton, as well as several other universities in the U.K., and has used many of […]

Free

“The History of the Oyster in New York” at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

“The History of the Oyster in New York,” a lecture by SPAT founder Kim Tetrault at South Fork Natural History Museum, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 5 p.m. 631.537.9735.

$10

SoFo Earth Day Open House

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

SoFo Earth Day Open House, 377 Bridgehampton-Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton. 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Free Crafts, music, dancing and food with the Shinnecock Indian Nation, filed walks, animal face painting and the snapping turtle challenge game. Jungle Bob visits from 2 to 3 p.m. with his live animal extravaganza. Tickets to Jungle Bob are […]

Free

Meet the SoFo Salamanders at South Fork Natural History Museum

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Program Leader: Eleni Nikolopoulos, South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) Nature Educator This is the time of year that the salamanders are waking, climbing out of their underground burrows, and going down to their vernal ponds to lay eggs. We’ll spend time meeting one of SoFo’s favorite salamanders, and afterward we’ll do a special craft […]

$2 – $12

Do Whales Have Belly Buttons? Nature Trivia For Families at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Trivia Host: Xylia Serafy, South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) Nature Educator Do snakes have toenails? Can some fish climb trees? Come play a trivia game with Xylia, where she’ll ask you questions you may never have thought to ask, and find out just how weird the natural world can be!  A program for families […]

$10

Full Worm Moon Hike with SoFo & FLPG

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Co-Sponsored by Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt and South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) Walk Leader: Dai Dayton, President, Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt The full Worm Moon was given its name by the Algonquin tribes from New England to Lake Superior. At the time of this spring moon, the ground begins to […]

Free

Another Search for the Blue-spotted Salamander with Andy Sabin & SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Walk Leader: Andy Sabin, President, South Fork Natural History Museum (SoFo) Board of Directors Here is another opportunity to join SoFo’s “Salamander Commander” Andy Sabin on an additional nighttime expedition as we search for this unique native salamander species. Montauk’s vernal ponds are some of the few places in the world where the Blue-spotted Salamander, […]

$10

SoFo’s Book Discussion Group for Adults

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Featuring books about nature, science, and environmental issues Discussion Leader: Lisa Kiss New Book Club Members Welcome! At this meeting we will discuss: The Soul of an Octopus: A Surprising Exploration into the Wonder of Consciousness by Sy Montgomery Advance reservations are required for most SoFo events, which are free for members, $7.50 for child non-members […]

Free

Owl Prowl with Joe Giunta at SoFo

South Fork Natural History Museum 377 Bridgehampton/Sag Harbor Turnpike, Bridgehampton, NY, United States

Walk Leader: Joe Giunta, birding instructor for the Brooklyn Botanic Garden, trip leader for New York City Audubon and lecturer for many local chapters, and owner of Happy Warblers LLC, a birding and educational travel company Joe Giunta is one of SoFo’s most engaging birding teachers, and this foray is one of his most enjoyable. […]

$10

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