Calendar of Events

Upcoming Friends of Connetquot Events

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Fly Fishing Expo of Long Island

Saturday, March 26, 2022 - 9am - 4pm

Held at The Radisson Hotel in Hauppauge

Come visit the Friends of Connetquot table and meet more of our friends.

Fly Fishing Expo of L.I. lgooThe Fly Fishing Expo of LI was created to promote the sport of fly fishing among the residents of the greater Long Island/NY Metro area. It is the only annual event to showcase the art, science and sport behind fly fishing in the area. A wonderful way to learn about fly fishing for the first time, hone your skills, learn about fly tying, hear from the professionals, or just spend the afternoon with the family.

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Long Island Lighthouses; Past and Present

Saturday, April 29, 2023 at 1:00

Long Island Lighthouses; Past and PresentLong Island Lighthouses: Past and Present examines the history of more than 20 light stations over 200-plus years. It is based on Muller's 2004 book of the same name and his experience as a local lighthouse history researcher and preservationist. Images in the program range from the 1850s to the present and include lighthouse keepers, lightships, and lighthouses that no longer stand. Information includes personal stories about many of the personalities involved in this history.

Lectures are free for members of Friends of Connetquot. Non-members pay $5/person.

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I Love My Park Day

Saturday, May 6, 2023

Sportsman's ClubBeautification, clean up, and conservation projects are planned in Parks all across New York State. Show your love for Connetquot River State Park Preserve by joining a volunteer team to make this wonderful park even better.

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Fly Fishing With Friends

Monday, May 29, 2023 - Three Sessions - 8:00am, 12:00pm, 4:00pm

Sportsman's ClubClub style fly fishing for FOC Members ONLY!

What's club style? There's no assigned beat! Walk the river from beat 1 to 30 and back again! This is a wonderful opportunity to try a site you've wondered about but didn't want to commit to! Three sessions are available at $30 per session. Choose the session that works around your Memorial Day Plans! There's a maximum of 25 spots per session. Purchase the day and we will supply lunch!

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Upcoming Park Nature Programs

Please be sure to visit the Connetquot River State Park Preserve Events page at the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation website for a schedule of all events.