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Enchanted Evening Sunken Forest to Cherry Grove @ Sailors Haven

Join a park ranger to explore barrier island nature and culture. Tour the centuries-old Sunken Forest and make your way from Sailors Haven to the seaside community of Cherry Grove. Take the 3:15 pm ferry to Sailors Haven and the 8 pm Cherry Grove ferry back to Sayville. Bring a snack, drinking water and insect […]

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Seashore Snapper Derby @ Sailors Haven

Fish for snappers (a.k.a. baby bluefish). Prizes for the biggest fish. Bring your fishing pole or use one of ours. For kids ages 7-14 and their caregivers.

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Doodling on the Deck @ Sailors Haven

Join a park ranger on the deck of the Visitor Center to learn about the relaxing art of zentangle while exploring the nature of Fire Island. Choose your favorite Fire Island feature and showcase it in a doodle masterpiece. Art supplies provided.

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Surf Rescue Demonstration @ Sailors Haven

Meet Fire Island’s finest – our surf guards! Learn about swimming safety and about the techniques and equipment used in surf rescues. For all ages. Lifeguard Stand.

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Sailors Haven to Cherry Grove Saunter @ Sailors Haven

Walk with a park ranger from Sailors Haven to Cherry Grove. Traverse swale and ocean shore habitats, and stroll boardwalks through the vibrant seaside community of Cherry Grove. After the program, explore Cherry Grove on your own and take the ferry back to Sayville from there. Take the 9:20 am Sailors Haven ferry from Sayville […]

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Junior Rangers Keep Wildlife Wild @ Sailors Haven

Learn about fox, deer, and other wild critters that live on Fire Island. Explore their adaptations for survival and how you can help “keep wildlife wild.” For kids ages 8-14 and their caregivers.

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Painting @ Watch Hill

Work with artist Melissa Godoy Nieto at the Watch Hill Dune Station. After a talk and collage demonstration, continue “en Plein Air” on location at Watch Hill. All ages and all levels of experience are welcome. Art supplies will be provided, but bring your own if you like.

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