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    • Carvers Artwork Exhibit

      Rich Webber

      Four local wood carvers’ wildlife work will be on exhibit in the multi-purpose room.

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    • October 22 - Prose in Motion

      Nature trail - Photo Credit Bob St. George

      Join the Mastics Moriches Shirley Community Library outreach team for nature inspired poems and passages and an easy walk. Meet at the visitor center. Bring comfortable shoes, water and a nature related passage to share (if desired). Bad weather cancels. For families aged ten & up.

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    • October 25 - Nature Art Class with Kathy Clark - Clay Pendants

      Cardnial Flower

      Join us for this interactive workshop where presenter Kathy Clark will assist you with designing and creating clay pendants. Try out different stamps and shapes and finish them with paint. All materials will be provided. Recommended for ages 10 and up.  RESERVATIONS REQUIRED! Call 631-286-0485. (This class is a continuation of the program held on September 27, 2014.)

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    • October 29 - Prose in Motion

      Nature trail - Photo Credit Bob St. George

      Join the Mastics Moriches Shirley Community Library outreach team for nature inspired poems and passages and an easy walk. Meet at the visitor center. Bring comfortable shoes, water and a nature related passage to share (if desired). Bad weather cancels. For families aged ten & up.

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    • November 1 - Cold Stun Sea Turtle Lecture

      Loggerhead Sea Turtle 2

      Cold-stunning” is a process that causes sea turtles to become immobile due to the dramatic decrease in water temperature (usually below 50°F) making it impossible for them to escape the cold water and migrate to warmer water. Once these turtles wash up on our beaches, it is a race for time. A cold-stunned sea turtle may appear to be dead, but may actually be alive! Without proper intervention a cold stunned sea turtle will inevitably die. Please join the Riverhead Foundation for Marine Research and Preservation for this lecture and learn how you can help rescue sea turtles by becoming a volunteer beach patroller.

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    • November 5 - Prose in Motion

      Nature trail - Photo Credit Bob St. George

      Join the Mastics Moriches Shirley Community Library outreach team for nature inspired poems and passages and an easy walk. Meet at the visitor center. Bring comfortable shoes, water and a nature related passage to share (if desired). Bad weather cancels. For families aged ten & up.

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    • November 9 - Friends of Wertheim Refuge Annual Meeting

      Friends of Wertheim Refuge Logo

      This year’s annual meeting will focus on what the Friends Group has accomplished this year and what we hope to accomplish in 2015. Refreshments will be served. Marty Van Lith will be our guest speaker. He will give an overview of the history of the Wertheim National Wildlife refuge property from Native American times to the present. 

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    • November 12 - Prose in Motion

      Nature trail - Photo Credit Bob St. George

      Join the Mastics Moriches Shirley Community Library outreach team for nature inspired poems and passages and an easy walk. Meet at the visitor center. Bring comfortable shoes, water and a nature related passage to share (if desired). Bad weather cancels. For families aged ten & up.

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    • November 15 - What's the Tracking Story?

      Paw Print Clip Art

      During this guided program you will learn the basics of identifying tracks. Using your new found knowledge, you will help tell us “What’s the Tracking Story?” For families aged seven and up.

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    • November 19 - Prose in Motion

      Nature trail - Photo Credit Bob St. George

      Join the Mastics Moriches Shirley Community Library outreach team for nature inspired poems and passages and an easy walk. Meet at the visitor center. Bring comfortable shoes, water and a nature related passage to share (if desired). Bad weather cancels. For families aged ten & up.

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    • November 29 - The Unloved, Unusual and unknown: Reptiles, Amphibians and Invertebrates

      Garter Snake

      Take a walk on the wild side with Jungle Bob as he brings the wonders of nature to life with a live animal show of some of the world’s 'unloved, unusual and unknown' creatures.  Encounter snakes, lizards, turtles, crocodilians, frogs, toads, salamanders, tarantulas and more! Interact with these amazing creatures as we examine and discuss habitats, location, diets, defense mechanisms and more! Recommended for families!

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Last Updated: May 15, 2013
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