Events

Nikola Tesla: Past, Present, Future
July 8, 2017 - September 4, 2017
10:00AM - 5:00PM

Educational & Cultural Center
97P Main Street
Stony Brook, NY 11790

631-689-5888

DON’T MISS THIS SPECIAL EXHIBIT PRESENTED BY THE TESLA SCIENCE CENTER, THE FIRST EXHIBIT OF ITS KIND ON LONG ISLAND!

Did you know that Nikola Tesla invented the first remote control device? Come view the fascinating story of his life and

see models and also many descriptions of his inventions including the historic operating Tesla Coil and a model of
the original Tesla Laboratory at Shoreham (Wardenclyffe). Included in the exhibit is information on his invention of the
world’s electric grids distribution system for alternating current and many more of his inventions of the 20th Century.

Adults: $7 pp; Children 5 to 11: $5 pp. 631-689-5888

 

OPEN 7 DAYS A WEEK   10AM-5PM

Sunday Summer Concerts on the Green
July 9, 2017 - August 20, 2017
7:00PM - 9:00PM

Stony Brook Village Green (In front of the Post Office)

631-2751-2244

Bring the whole family to this FREE  ongoing concert series! From July 9th to August 20th every Sunday there is a new band. Opening up each event is a Finalist to our Long Island’s Got Talent Competition

Salt Marsh Explorers Summer Program (Ages 6 to 9)
July 10, 2017 - July 28, 2017
10:00AM - 2:00PM

Ernst Marine Conservation Center (MCC)
Located in the heart of an 88-acre wetland preserve at West Meadow Creek, Stony Brook,

631-751-2244

SESSION 1: July 10 – 14
SESSION 2: July 24 – 28
10 am – 2 pm

 

Set at the Ernst Marine Conservation Center, located in the heart of an 88-acre wetland preserve at West Meadow Creek, Stony Brook, participants explore this unique breeding area for animals and plants including fiddler crabs, fish and marsh birds. We’ll discover the areas habitat exploring the water’s edge to collect the many varieties of plants and animals that make up the marsh ecosystem. At the lab, we’ll observe adaptations using touch tanks, microscopes and magnifying glasses. We’ll also seine for fish, do fun crafts and use field guides to identify animal tracks.

 

Fee: $275.00 for week.

Register by June 15 for the early-bird rate ($265.00).
Minimum 10 participants, maximum 15.
Two weeks notice is required for all cancellations without penalty

YOUNG AT HEART PROGRAMS: SUMMER/FALL 2017
July 12, 2017 - October 18, 2017
1:00PM - 2:00PM

The Jazz Loft & Educational & Cultural Center

631-751-1895 (Jazz Loft) OR 631-689-5888 (ECC)

All are welcome!
Programs begin 1:00pm and end at  2:00pm
$10 per person

Salt Marsh Detectives Summer Program (Ages 10-12)
August 14, 2017 - August 18, 2017
10:00AM - 2:00PM

Ernst Marine Conservation Center (MCC)
Located in the heart of an 88-acre wetland preserve at West Meadow Creek, Stony Brook

631-751-2244

AUGUST 14-18

10am-2pm

 

Set at the Ernst Marine Conservation Center, located in the heart of an 88-acre wetland preserve at West Meadow Creek, Stony Brook, participants explore the intricacies of the salt marsh food web and learn their ecological value. As outdoor naturalists and detectives, participants will work in teams to identify animal tracks, determine the direction of tides, and identify the birds, animals and fauna of the creek. Back at the lab, they will piece together the inner workings of the salt marsh ecosystem using magnifying glasses, field guides and touch tanks.

 

Fee: $275.00 for week. Register by June 15 for the early-bird rate ($265.00). Minimum 10 participants, maximum 15. Two weeks notice is required for all cancellations without penalty.

 

 

Salt Marsh Scientists Summer Program (Ages 13-17)
August 21, 2017 - August 25, 2017
10:00AM - 1:00PM

Ernst Marine Conservation Center (MCC)
Located in the heart of an 88-acre wetland preserve at West Meadow Creek, Stony Brook

631-751-2244

AUGUST 21 – 25 

10 am – 1 pm

 

Aspire to be an expert of t he Salt Mar sh! Guided by local marine scientists par ticipants will conduct scientific research monitoring birds, crabs and plants at the hear t of an 88-acre wetland preserve at West Meadow Creek, Stony Brook . Along wit h discovering the populations, communities and biodiver sity of the mar sh, we’ll observe concepts like zonation, and learn about what we can do to protect the marsh. Participants will
also learn about the diverse field of science related to protecting marine life.

 

Fee: $225.00 for week. Register by July 30 for the early-bird rate ($210.00).
Minimum 10 participants, maximum 15. Two weeks notice is required for all cancellations without penalty.

5th Annual Lego Building Block Contest & Exhibit
September 16, 2017 - October 15, 2017
10AM - 5PM

Educational & Cultural Center
97P Main St.
Stony Brook, NY 11793

631-689-5888

Want to show off your most creative creations?

Grab your family, friends, scout troop, church group or school club and start building to WIN PRIZES! Teams may be individuals or groups up to 5 members.The contest will take place from Saturday, September 16 thru Sunday, October 15 at the Educational & Cultural Center in the Stony Brook Village Center. Contestants must submit an entry form by the deadline to reserve a spot. Creations must be dropped off on Friday, September 15 between 9 am and 5 pm, and will be on display until our Celebration on Sunday, October 15, where prizes will be awarded and creations will be picked up. All submissions must be original creations. Pre-designed kits or projects found online will not be accepted.

 

Exhibit admission: Adults– $4; Children Under 12– $2.

 

Exhibit hours: 10 am – 5 pm, 7 days