Enjoy the East End Al Fresco. 
From Riverhead to Orient to Montauk

The Eastern End of Long Island, New York City’s backyard beach getaway, offers a variety of fun activities for all ages and interests. From Riverhead to Greenport to Montauk, there are the Hamptons, North Fork farms and vineyards, breweries, scenic beaches, and stunning views. From tall ship festivals to music festivals to drag racing events, to the Long Island Aquarium, Splish Splash, and the Parrish Art Museum, there’s something for everyone.

Winter Specialties of Shinnecock─A Search for Avian Visitors of the North

This program is for adults, teens, and children ages 10 and older

Walk Leader: Frank Quevedo, Executive Director, SOFO

The barrier beach area at Shinnecock is one of the few remaining undeveloped dune/salt marsh habitats on the eastern end of Long Island, an area that frequently has wintering snowy owls and short-eared owls. Join Frank on one of SOFO’s most popular birding walks. Bring binoculars or a spotting scope and a bird field guide (if you have one).

There is a $15 fee for Adults and $10 fee for children for this program. This program fee will also provide non-members with free admission to the museum on a day of their choice. Members are free.

Advanced reservations are required for all events. To register for this program, please contact us at info@sofo.org or call 631-537-9735. 

Long Pond Greenbelt Walk with Dai Dayton

 This free walk is for adults, teens, and children ages 10 and older

Walk Leader: Dai Dayton, President, Friends of the Long Pond Greenbelt

The Long Pond Greenbelt is made up of more than 1,100 acres of interconnected ponds, woods, and wetlands that stretch from Ligonee Brook and Otter Pond in Sag Harbor to Sagg Pond and the Atlantic Ocean shore in Sagaponack.

Your 3.5-mile walk will take you along the Nature Center’s William B. Sickles Tree ID trail, home to at least 20 species of native Greenbelt trees and shrubs, including bayberry, high and low bush blueberry, hickory, and three types of oak. Then you’ll continue along the old railroad spur where you’ll enjoy views of Crooked Pond, Long Pond, Little Long Pond, Deer Drink Pond, and the ecological communities that surround them.

Advanced reservations are required for all events. For more information, reservations, and directions to meeting places, please email: emailing info@sofo.org or call: (631) 537-9735.