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National Park Events

September 2014

1

MON

Westchester County

Labor Day Commemoration
Saint Paul's Church
9am-5pm

4

THU

Westchester County

Jazz Performance: Baritone Sax
Saint Paul's Church
7pm

6

SAT

Monmouth County

Canoeing on Sandy Hook
Sandy Hook
U.S. Life-Saving Station (between Lot D and E)
9:15am-12pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Seining on Sandy Hook Bay
Sandy Hook
Horseshoe Cove
10-11:30am

 

 

Brooklyn

Wildlife and Landscape of Dead Horse Bay
Floyd Bennett Field
Old Ranger Station (south entrance, parking lot on right)
10:30am

 

 

Manhattan

Civil War to Civil Rights: 1965-1993
General Grant Memorial
12pm

 

 

Governors Island

Rite of Summer Music Festival: Grand Band
Governors Island
Colonels Row
1pm & 3pm

7

SUN

Monmouth County

Iron Girl Triathlon
Sandy Hook
7am-12pm

 

 

Brooklyn

Beach Plums and Goldenrod at Plumb Beach
Floyd Bennett Field
Plumb Beach Round House
10:30am-12:30pm

 

 

Governors Island

African Film Festival's Annual Family Day Celebration
Governors Island
Colonels Row and Commanding Officers House
11am-5pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Harvest Moon Prowl
Sandy Hook
Beach Plaza Lot E
7-8:30pm

8

MON

Queens

Full Moon Walk
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
6:30-8:30pm

10

WED

Manhattan

Immigration: Today and Tomorrow
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
6:30pm, doors open at 6pm

11

THU

Staten Island

Lantern Tour at Fort Wadsworth
Fort Wadsworth
7-9pm

12

FRI

Brooklyn

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

13

SAT

Monmouth County

Seining on Sandy Hook Bay
Sandy Hook
Horseshoe Cove
10-11:30am

 

 

Monmouth County

Battery Gunnison/New Peck Preserved
Sandy Hook
12pm-6pm

 

 

Westchester County

Mary Todd Lincoln
St. Paul's Church
1-4pm

 

 

Manhattan

Civil War to Civil Rights: 1994-2010
General Grant Memorial
2pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Stars of Sandy Hook
Sandy Hook
Beach Lot E
7:30-9pm

14

SUN

Monmouth County

Canoeing on Sandy Hook
Sandy Hook
U.S. Life-Saving Station (between Lot D and E)
9:15am-12pm

 

 

Queens

Junior Rangers Shorebird Festival
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
10am-3pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Cold War Day
Sandy Hook
Parking Lot L at Horseshoe Cove
12-4pm

17

WED

Manhattan

Di Palo's Guide to the Essential Foods of Italy
Lower East Side Tenement Museum
6:30pm, doors open at 6pm

20

SAT

Monmouth County

Seining on Sandy Hook Bay
Sandy Hook
Horseshoe Cove
10-11:30am

 

 

Queens

29th Annual NY State Beach Cleanup: Broad Channel
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
North Channel Bridge
10:30am-1:30pm

 

 

Staten Island

29th Annual NY State Beach Cleanup: Great Kills
Great Kills Park
Great Kills Beach Center, Lot G
11am-1pm

21

SUN

Monmouth County

Canoeing on Sandy Hook
Sandy Hook
U.S. Life-Saving Station (between Lot D and E)
9:15am-12pm

23

TUE

Brooklyn

Story Hour
Floyd Bennett Field
Ryan Visitor Center
2-3pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Fall Equinox Walk
Sandy Hook
Guardian Park
6-8pm

25

THU

Staten Island

Lantern Tour at Fort Wadsworth
Fort Wadsworth
7-9pm

27

SAT

Monmouth County

Canoeing on Sandy Hook
Sandy Hook
U.S. Life-Saving Station (between Lot D and E)
9:15am-12pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Boy Scout Environmental Science Merit Badge
Sandy Hook
NJ Sea Grant Consortium, Building 22
10am-3pm

 

 

Queens

Jamaica Bay Sunset Ecology Cruise
Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge
3-6pm

 

 

Staten Island

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

28

SUN

Monmouth County

Seining on Sandy Hook Bay
Sandy Hook
Horseshoe Cove
10-11:30am

 

 

Staten Island

Monarch/Dragonfly Migration
Great Kills Park
Ranger Station
1-3pm

 

 

Monmouth County

Lighthouse to Lighthouse Tour
Sandy Hook
Sandy Hook Keepers Quarters
5-7pm

29

MON

Monmouth County

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

 
Featured Events
Lantern Tour at Fort Wadsworth
7, 8, 11 & 25
Night Walks & Tours
Prowl Sandy Hook or Jamaica Bay by the light of the full moon or explore Fort Wadsworth on a ranger-guided lantern tour.

Left: Iron Girl Triathlon. Right: Monarch Butterfly.
7
IRON GIRL TRIATHLON
Cheer on over 3,000 participants as they race to raise funds for breast cancer research at Sandy Hook.
28
MONARCH & DRAGONFLY MIGRATION
Hike with a ranger to view the migrating monarch butterflies and dragonflies at Great Kills Park.
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