Theodore Roosevelt Programs and Events

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Saturday, April 4: String Fencing Day
10:00 am- 1:00 pm
Meet us at the Sanctuary for a light breakfast and learn about beach nesting birds on Long Island Sound, followed by an opportunity to roll up your sleeves, get out and help our threatened and endangered birds! We will work with the DEC to put up string fencing around nesting sites at Centre Island and Stehli Beach. Light snacks will be provided, but please bring your own lunch if you'd like something more substantial. We recommend volunteers wear hiking boots or sneakers and wear clothing that is appropriate for light to moderate physical activities.

Friday, April 10: Kid's Night Out! After Dark Adventures
6:00 pm- 8:30 pm. Ages 8+
Meet us at the Sanctuary for some "after hours" fun! We'll play thrilling night strategy games, embark on a hike to explore the woods at night, and end with s'mores around a roaring campfire. $25/ child. Registration Required!

Sunday, April 12 - Sunday Funday: Eat or Be Eaten!
4:00-5:30 pm
Held at Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center
134 Cove Road, Oyster Bay NY
For more information or to register: 516-922-3200,
Join us for an afternoon of exciting animal-themed strategy games. Can you run fast enough to track down your prey? Cleverly disguise yourself and hide from predators? See what a typical day is like for animals in the wild trying to stay alive another day. Will you eat or be eaten?

Saturday, May 16 | Rain Date: May 17 - FeatherFest
1:00- 4:00 pm
Celebrate spring and Long Island's diverse migratory bird species returning from their winter away at the second annual Feather Fest! Enjoy a guided birdwatching walk, bird-themed crafts and games for the kids, purchase a native plant, have an up-close encounter with one of our avian resident, and learn how you can make your own space a bird- haven. All proceeds will benefit the education programs and conservation projects of the Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary & Audubon Center.

Wednesday, June 3: Bird Walk at Nassau County Museum of Art
9:00 am. Ages 11+
Held at the Nassau County Museum of Art One Museum Drive, Roslyn Heights, NY 11576
For more information: Contact Noemi Fletcher (516) 484-9338 x12
Join a Theodore Roosevelt Sanctuary naturalist for an opportunity to spot migratory ducks, birds of prey, and songbirds while touring the beautiful art museum grounds, and learn tips to identify them on your own. There is a limited availability of binocu-lars, so please bring your own if you have them.

*NEW* TR Frequent Flyer Passport

frequent flyer passport

WHO: Anyone who attends a Public Program (child or adult) at TR will receive a Frequent Flyer Passport
WHAT: Get your card stamped every time you attend a public program. On the 6th visit, turn in your card for a free program, restrictions apply.
WHEN: Come down to the Sanctuary today to receive your card
WHY: We want to thank you for supporting our Sanctuary!
"Like" our Facebook page for a free stamp
Restrictions: Stamps cannot be earned with group programs or field trips. The free program is not valid for vacation break programs. It carries a redeemable value of $10 towards a program. One person per card. Cards carry no cash value if lost or stolen.


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