Mangano Announces Nickerson Beach Open for the 2013 Summer Season
Lido Beach, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano today announced that Nickerson Beach Park will officially open for the 2013 Summer Season beginning this Friday, May 24th, marking the first time that Nickerson Beach will be open to the public since Superstorm Sandy. The cabana areas will be open on weekends only beginning Friday, May 24th through Friday, June 14th from 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Beginning Saturday, June 15th through Sunday, September 8th the cabana areas will be open daily from 9:00 a.m. – 8:00 p.m. Monday through Thursday, and 9:00 a.m. – 9:00 p.m. Friday through Sunday.
||New for Summer 2013, we are pleased to announce that we are working with the US Sports Institute to offer 2 weeks of a Sports Camp running August 12-15 and August 19-22. The camps will take place at Cantiague Park in Hicksville or Wantagh Park in Wantagh, 9am-12:30pm for $149 or 9am-3pm for $179.
"Wine and Dine" with friends and family for a fabulous fall night full of food, fun, and music. Everyone's Favorite Nassau County restaurants will be cooking up tastings of their most popular, delicious delicacies at the beautiful Chelsea Mansion! Guests can come get a taste of the best food and wine Nassau County has to offer, while Supporting Games for the Physically Challenged.
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Craft & Gift Show at
Cedar Creek Park
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NEW LOCATION SPECIAL: FREE REGISTRATION
Nassau County will waive the registration fee for the 2013 SUMMER RECREATION PROGRAM when you sign your child up to participate at Grant Park.
Garvies Point Children’s Summer Workshops
Garvies Point Museum & Preserve, 50 Barry Drive, Glen Cove, NY is once again offering our popular Children’s Summer Workshops, hands-on activities for children ages 5-7 and 8-12, on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays in July and August. First session begins July 9 at 9:30 am. Our workshops include Nature I: pond study, exploring the woods, flowers & weeds. Nature II: beach ecology, beginner’s birding, investigating butterflies & bugs. Geology: rocks & minerals, erosion & fossils, L.I. formation. Native American: culture, games, fire, pottery, tools, survival skills. Registration and pre-payment is required. Fee: $100.00 per child per three half-day
workshop. To print out flyer for a complete list of dates and times visit our website, www.garviespointmuseum.com or for more information call 516-571-8010/11. Volunteer opportunities available.
MILE-A-MINUTE REMOVAL DAY
Mile-a-minute, as its name implies is a quick growing vine that grows in open areas and smothers underlying plants. Learn how to identify native and non-native plants plus important removal techniques. Volunteers are welcome throughout the day, we ask that you bring work or garden gloves, any clippers available, wear sneakers, socks, hat, light colored clothing, long pants, bring a bag lunch and water if desired. Light snacks and water will be provided. Remember that every volunteer makes a difference! Please call to let us know that you will be joining us. Saturday, June 15th; Begins 9:30 AM - 3 PM
Mineola, NY – Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano is pleased to announce that the late Harry F. Guggenheim’s summer residence, Falaise, will be entering its 40th year of tours when it opens for the season on Saturday, June 1st.
Portraits of Our Past: Greek Jews and the Holocaust
The Holocaust devastated the Jewish communities of Greece, yet many people are unaware of this tragedy. Through powerful photographs and centuries-old artifacts this exhibit documents Jewish life in Greece before, during and after the Holocaust.
Now Open for the Season
Wednesday - Saturday, 10 am – 4 pm; Sunday, 11 am – 5 pm
Mangano Announces the Re-Opening of the Bats Exhibit at Tackapausha Museum and Preserve
Come and see a live family of Egyptian Fruit Bats as they fly and “hang out” in the Museum’s nocturnal area. The Egyptian Fruit Bats, like their name suggests are fruit eaters, consuming large amounts of grapes, cantaloupe, and bananas among other fruit. Long Island is home to several species of bats, mainly insect eaters, like the Little Brown Bat, which eat large amounts of mosquitos.
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Register now for Summer Camp!
CSTL's summer camps start on June 24 and spaces are filling up, so make sure to register soon. Follow the links below to learn more about our two camp programs for kids of all ages.
Celebrate Father's Day with Daddy & Me Rocket Building!
This Father's Day, there's no better way to celebrate than bonding over rocket building at CSTL's 3rd annual Daddy & Me Rocket Building event. Spend some quality time with dad while you build a rocket together, launch it, and watch it soar into the sky!