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October 2017

Hands on Art: Art from the Animal Kingdom

October 19 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$10

Visit the Animal Kingdom exhibition to see how local artists depict members from the animal kingdom.  Use different materials to create your own animal masterpiece. Recommended for students in grades K through 4. Pre-registration and pre-payment required.  Member discount available. Register for any four Hands-On Art or Hands-On History programs to receive reduced fee per class.

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Sunday Street featuring Slaid Cleaves

October 21 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$25

Slaid Cleaves’ self-penned biography simply says: “Grew up in Maine. Lives in Texas. Writes songs. Makes Records. Travels around. Tries to be good.” A busy tour schedule, fueled by an engaging stage personality, have won Cleaves a devoted fan base which includes novelist Stephen King, who wrote the liner notes to Cleaves’ album, Everything You Love Will Be Taken Away. Slaid gained national attention with his 1997 recording, "No Angel Knows," produced by the legendary Gurf Morlix. Cleaves’ follow up album, Broke Down,…

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Hands On History: Hunting for History

October 26 @ 4:30 pm - 5:30 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$10
Samuel H. West Blacksmith Shop

Join museum educators on an exploration of the historic structures on museum grounds.  Visit the Blacksmith Shop, Barn and Carriage Shed to learn what life was like for 18th and 19th century Long Islanders.  Program includes discussion, stories and crafts. Recommended for students in grades K through 4. Pre-registration and pre-payment required.  Member discount available. Register for any four Hands-On History or Hands-On Art programs to receive reduced fee per class.

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In Harm’s Way: Past, Present and Future

October 28
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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$12

Five years after Super Storm Sandy, the region's most recent battle with nature, this all-day symposium explores storm preparation, recovery and moving forward.  Local residents, folklorists, historians, community planners and architects will share stories and memories of Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane's Irene, Gloria and Lee, among others. Speakers include Jonathan Bergman, historian, author & expert on hurricane & disaster relief; John Jiler, author, Dark Wind; Tom Doheny, Town of Hempstead Commissioner of Conservation & Waterways; Chip Duryea, Montauk resident; Christopher Kretz, Stony…

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Halloween Family Fun Day

October 29 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
The Long Island Museum, 1200 Route 25A
Stony Brook, NY NY 11790 United States
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Come in costume for trick or treating, pumpkin painting and family activities including: Eerie Animals from Sweetbriar Nature Center Instrument Petting Zoo with Stony Brook University musicians Canine crafts with the Middle Country Public Library's Mutt Club Plein Aire Painters from LIMarts: a collaborative arts group Admission is free, sponsored by Target

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