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FOC Receives Grants!

The Friends are proud of the support from the foundations whose links appear below. The capacity building grants they have awarded us will greatly help in strengthening our organization for the benefit of Connetquot River State Park Preserve:

The Robert D. L. Gardiner Foundation

New York State Council on the Arts

Parks & Trails New York

Upstate History Alliance

Click here to read the details of these grants

Haunted House Tour and Hayride - South Side Sportsmen’s Club

Friday, October 18th & Saturday, October 19th - 7:00pm - 9:00pm


Just in time for Halloween!  Have you ever wanted to visit the South Side Sportsmen’s Club after dark? This is your chance! Join us for a spooky special edition house tour, including ghost stories! Just in time for Halloween. BOO!

For ages 7 and up.

Date/Time: Friday, October 18th & Saturday, October 19th - 7:00pm - 9:00pm

Admission is free but reservations are required. Call 631-581-1072.

HayrideJoin the Friends of Connetquot & Parkview Riding Center for a Hayride to the Tour

The hayride leaves from the Parkview Riding Center (6:30 PM & 7:30 PM) at 989 Connetquot Ave, Central Islip, NY 11722

Hayride Fee: $10/person (limited to 50 people)

Reservations are required for the Hayride – Call 631-567-5042 (Note this is a different number than the haunted house tour number.)

In case of rain, hayride will be canceled