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National Park Events

October 2014

1

WED

Manhattan

New York in 101 Objects
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
6:30pm, doors open at 6pm

 

 

Queens

Herbert Johnson Lecture Series: Dan Hendrick
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
7-8pm

2

THU

Westchester County

Lincoln is Elected
Saint Paul's Church
7pm

3

FRI

Brooklyn

Stargazing at Floyd Bennett Field
Floyd Bennett Field
Community Garden
8-10pm

4

SAT

Monmouth County

Coastal Naturalist Series
Sandy Hook
Building 18
8:30-11am

 

 

Queens

Hawk Watch at Fort Tilden
Fort Tilden
Building 1
10am-1pm

5

SUN

Staten Island

Greenbelt to Great Kills Hike
Great Kills Park
Carousel in Willowbrook Park (at end of Eton Place)
11am-3pm

6

MON

Monmouth County

Coastal Naturalist Series
Sandy Hook
Building 18
5:30-8pm

8

WED

Queens

Herbert Johnson Lecture Series: Mark Christiano
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
7-8pm

 

 

Manhattan

One Out of Three and 103 Orchard
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
6:30pm, doors open at 6pm

9

THU

Staten Island

Lantern Tour at Fort Wadsworth
Fort Wadsworth
Building 120
7-9pm

11

SAT

Monmouth County

Monarch Butterfly Walk
Sandy Hook
Beach Plaza, Lot E
10-11:30am

 

 

Staten Island

Open House New York
Fort Wadsworth
Battery Weed
11am-5pm

12

SUN

Brooklyn

Open House New York
Floyd Bennett Field
Ryan Visitor Center
10am-6pm

13

MON

Westchester County

Columbus Day
Saint Paul's Church
9am-5pm

14

TUE

Westchester County

Tour of Pell's Point Battlefield
Saint Paul's Church
10am

15

WED

Manhattan

Picking Up
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
6:30pm, doors open at 6pm

 

 

Queens

Herbert Johnson Lecture Series: Mark Ringenary
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
7-8pm

17

FRI

Westchester County

Candlelight Tour & Historic Music Program
Saint Paul's Church
7pm

18

SAT

Monmouth County

New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge Weekend
Sandy Hook
Sandy Hook Lighthouse
8am-6pm

 

 

Westchester County

Battle of Pell's Point Encampment
Saint Paul's Church
10am-4pm

19

SUN

Monmouth County

New Jersey Lighthouse Challenge Weekend
Sandy Hook
Sandy Hook Lighthouse
8am-6pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Audubon Society Fall Bird Walk
Sandy Hook
Spermaceti Cove, between Lots D and E
10am-12pm

 

 

Queens

An Autumn Hike
Fort Tilden
Building 1
10:30am-12:30pm

 

 

Queens

Autumn Hike at Jamaica Bay
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
2pm

22

WED

Manhattan

League of Kitchens
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
6:30pm, doors open at 6pm

 

 

Queens

Herbert Johnson Lecture Series: Hanem Abouelezz
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
7-8pm

23

THU

Staten Island

Lantern Tour at Fort Wadsworth
Fort Wadsworth
Building 120
7-9pm

24

FRI

Monmouth County

World War II Defense Lantern Tour
Sandy Hook
Fort Hancock Museum
6:30-9:30pm

25

SAT

Monmouth County

Clean Ocean Action 25th Annual Beach Sweep
Sandy Hook
Lot Delta, Seagull's Nest Lot
9am-12:30pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Boy Scout Environmental Science Merit Badge
Sandy Hook
NJ Sea Grant Consortium, Building 22
10am-2pm

 

 

Staten Island

Stargazing at Great Kills
Great Kills Park
Parking Lot A
8:30-11pm

26

SUN

Monmouth County

Fort Hancock Day - Battery Gunnison/New Peck Preserved
Fort Hancock
12pm-4:30pm

29

WED

Manhattan

Meyer London
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
6:30pm, doors open at 6pm

 

 

Queens

Herbert Johnson Lecture Series: Dan Hendrick
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
7-8pm

30

THU

Monmouth County

American Littoral Society Spooky Ghost Tales/Ghost of Fort Hancock
Sandy Hook
Officers Row, Building 18
7:30-10pm

 
Featured Events
Hawks of New York Harbor
19
AUTUMN HIKES
Take your pick! Try one of three unique Autumn hikes and watch for wildlife at Jamaica Bay, Fort Tilden and Sandy Hook.
Left: St Paul's Church bell. Right: Happy Halloween!
13
COLUMBUS DAY CELEBRATIONS
Enjoy crafts, scavenger hunts and a tour of the bell tower at Saint Paul's.
30
GHOST TALES AND TOURS
Get in the Halloween spirit with spooky tales and moonlit tours of Fort Hancock at Sandy Hook.