Mashomack Preserve in New York
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Family Fun at Mashomack Preserve

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Family Fun events at Mashomack Preserve are intended for all ages. Adults must accompany children.

 

Fireflies in the Fields

Saturday, July 6, 8-9 p.m.

Learn about the amazing adaptations of these insects and their role in nature. Relive your summer memories or experience this childhood ritual for the first time. All ages welcome on this short, relaxing walk.

 

Sculpture from Nature at the Andy Warhol Preserve

Saturday, August 17, 10 a.m-Noon

Come to Montauk to visit The Nature Conservancy’s Andy Warhol Preserve. Artist Grace Markman leads us in building sculptures from found materials as we gather our inspiration from the sea. Ages 7 and up.

 

Hauling a Seine

Saturday, August 24, 6:30-8 p.m.

Help pull in a 300’ haul seine and get a look at the creatures and plants that live in the sea! We’ll seek out striped bass, bluefish, porgies, fluke, flounder, and several species of crab. This demonstration of a traditional East End fishing method is appropriate for the whole family.

 

Nature's Halloween Trail

Saturday, October 26, 5-6:30 p.m.

Who’ll be in the woods this year? Mashomack’s band of costumed characters changes every year. Arrive anytime 5-6:30 PM, allowing 30 minutes to complete the trail. Bring a flashlight. Light refreshments following walk. Rain or shine. All ages welcome, adults must accompany children.