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  • Owl Prowl Family Workshop  - 4/19/2024
    Owl Prowl Family Workshop  - 4/19/2024
    Apr 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Apr 19, 2024, 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM
    Join us after dark as we seek the silent fliers of the night: owls! Learn about Long Island's native owls, dissect owl pellets to discover what they eat, then journey into Leeds Pond Preserve to find them.
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  • ECOSYSTEM EQUILIBRIUM HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    ECOSYSTEM EQUILIBRIUM HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    Apr 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – Apr 23, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Apr 22, 2024, 10:00 AM – Apr 23, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Celebrate earth day by enjoying a day filled with eco-friendly learning! Discover the process behind recycling, composting, and what you can do to make our ecosystem a better place. 
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  • SCIENCE OF ART HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    SCIENCE OF ART HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    Apr 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Apr 23, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Jump into the exciting world of STEAM, embracing the mix of science and art at this Holiday Workshop! Create unique crafts using natural forces, explore how geology gives us beautiful jewelry and more! 
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  • DINOSAUR DILEMA HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    DINOSAUR DILEMA HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    Apr 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – Apr 25, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Apr 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – Apr 25, 2024, 3:00 PM
    Travel back in time as we explore the amazing world of dinosaurs and creatures that lived millions of years ago. Through fossil investigation, and hands-on excavating in our Paleo Lab, you'll leave ready to join a true paleontology dig! 
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  • SPRING INTO SCIENCE HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    SPRING INTO SCIENCE HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    Apr 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Apr 25, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Celebrate the changing of the seasons as we welcome back Spring! Discover how nature is changing in every way, as plant life begins to bloom, and birds return from their winter homes.
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  • PIRATES OF MANHASSET BAY HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    PIRATES OF MANHASSET BAY HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    Apr 26, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Apr 26, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Venture to Manhasset Bay in this orienteering- and marine-themed day! We’ll learn how to use a compass and other orienteering methods, explore the beach, and search for treasure!
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  • EWWWW .... GROSS! HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    EWWWW .... GROSS! HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    Apr 29, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Apr 29, 2024, 9:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Science can be gross sometimes. From burp machines, to stinky gases and slimey concoctions, spend a day exploring the yucky, but fun side of science.
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  • CREATURE FEATURE HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    CREATURE FEATURE HOLIDAY WORKSHOP
    Apr 30, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Apr 30, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Come meet the live animals that live at SMLI. Discover what unique characteristics and adaptations they have that would help them survive in their natural habitats. Create some animal themed crafts to take home.
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  • Children's Sr. Gardening Workshop
    Children's Sr. Gardening Workshop
    May 03, 2024, 3:30 PM – Jun 21, 2024, 5:00 PM
    May 03, 2024, 3:30 PM – Jun 21, 2024, 5:00 PM
    SMLI's Children's Gardening Workshop returns this spring! Get ready to get your hands in the dirt as we learn about what humans grow in it. Fruits versus veggies, flowers, seeds, mushrooms, and pollinators will all be discussed in this truly hands-on workshop!
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  • Children's Jr. Gardening Workshop
    Children's Jr. Gardening Workshop
    May 03, 2024, 3:30 PM – Jun 21, 2024, 5:00 PM
    May 03, 2024, 3:30 PM – Jun 21, 2024, 5:00 PM
    SMLI's Children's Gardening Workshop returns this spring! Get ready to get your hands in the dirt as we learn about what humans grow in it. Fruits versus veggies, flowers, seeds, mushrooms, and pollinators will all be discussed in this truly hands-on workshop!
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  • Mission Migration Family Workshop 05.12.2024
    Mission Migration Family Workshop 05.12.2024
    May 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    May 12, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Celebrate World Migratory Bird with us! Learn about common species of birds that could be found visiting your background, and take on the challenge of migration with our 'Great Migration' game. Create a bird themed craft to take home.
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  • Owl Prowl Family Workshop  - 05/17/2024
    Owl Prowl Family Workshop  - 05/17/2024
    May 17, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    May 17, 2024, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
    Join us after dark as we seek the silent fliers of the night: owls! Learn about Long Island's native owls, dissect owl pellets to discover what they eat, then journey into Leeds Pond Preserve to find them.
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  • Live at Five  presents ScienceStock: 2 Days of Science, Nature and Music
    Live at Five  presents ScienceStock: 2 Days of Science, Nature and Music
    May 19, 2024, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM
    SAVE THE DATES! MAY 19th and June 23rd for the first-ever #ScienceStock Festival! Brought to you by Live at Five and the Science Museum of Long Island! A perfect fusion of the vibrant energy of live music with the wonders of the natural world and scientific discovery.
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  • Pollinator Party Family Workshop 6.15.2024
    Pollinator Party Family Workshop 6.15.2024
    Jun 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    Jun 15, 2024, 10:00 AM – 11:30 AM
    What are pollinators and why are they so important? In this workshop we'll learn and celebrate one of earth's hardest working insects; honey bees!  Learn about their life cycle, how they make honey, and most importantly how they help plants grow; see the magic in action at our pollinator garden!
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  • SMLI SUMMER SPROUTS
    SMLI SUMMER SPROUTS
    Jun 17, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 21, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Jun 17, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 21, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Jumpstart your summer with science! Each day will feature hands-on science activities, nature exploration, and crafts inspired by the summer season. This mini-summer series is designed for children ages 3-5. 
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  • Marine Madness Holiday Workshop
    Marine Madness Holiday Workshop
    Jun 19, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Jun 19, 2024, 10:00 AM – 3:00 PM
    Explore Manhasset Bay and all it has to offer as we dive into marine biology. Find univalves and bivalves, visit the osprey nest, and much more in a day filled with aquatic adventures!
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  • Live at Five  presents ScienceStock: 2 Days of Science, Nature and Music
    Live at Five  presents ScienceStock: 2 Days of Science, Nature and Music
    Jun 23, 2024, 1:00 PM – 6:00 PM EDT
    SAVE THE DATES! MAY 19th and June 23rd for the first-ever #ScienceStock Festival! Brought to you by Live at Five and the Science Museum of Long Island! A perfect fusion of the vibrant energy of live music with the wonders of the natural world and scientific discovery.
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  • SMLI SUMMER SPROUTS
    SMLI SUMMER SPROUTS
    Jun 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 28, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Jun 24, 2024, 10:00 AM – Jun 28, 2024, 1:00 PM
    Jumpstart your summer with science! Each day will feature hands-on science activities, nature exploration, and crafts inspired by the summer season. This mini-summer series is designed for children ages 3-5. 
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