Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano announces the return of the popular Garvies Point Day, on Saturday, August 6th from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. at the Garvies Point Museum and Preserve. There is a special program fee of $5 for adults and children ages 4 and older.
In observance of all that is nurtured and celebrated at the museum, Garvies Point will be offering a fun filled day of events including: Nature Walks, Insect Study, Nature Craft & Film, Butterfly & Bird Garden Tours, LIVE Wildlife Presentation with Tackapausha Museum, Bird Watching with North Shore Audubon, Native American Exhibits & Nature Trails, Face Painting in Woodland Village, and a Nassau Mineral Club Open House
The Garvies Point Museum and beautiful adjoining 62-acre Preserve is located at 50 Barry Drive in Glen Cove near Hempstead Harbor. Garvies Point includes permanent exhibits and educational programs devoted to regional geology and Native-American archaeology. In addition, changing exhibits cover a variety of natural history subjects. The museum is open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. For more information about the Garvies Point Museum and Preserve, please call (516) 571-8011.
For more information about Nassau County Parks, Recreation and Museums Department, please call: (516) 572-0200 or visit the website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.