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Spring Break Activities 2018 at Garvies Point Museum & Preserve
Tuesday, April 3rd
BIRD-WATCHING WALK - 11 AM, 1 PM, & 1 PM Learn about "field marks" for a quick ID, their habitats, how they act, plus learn how to use binoculars. Recommended 5+.
BIRD FEEDER CRAFT: 10 AM - 3 PM Make a "green" bird house out of recycled materials so you can observe our feathered friends during the most exciting time of year, nesting season!
Also enjoy our film "All about birds"
Wednesday, April 4th
SPRING NATURE WALK - 11 AM, 1 PM & 3 PM Be a nature detective! We will explore & investigate the woods & meadow and the plants & animals that call these habitats home.
FLOWER & NATURE ORIGAMI - 10 AM - 4 PM
Also enjoy our film "All about Food Chains"
Thursday, April 5th
LONG ISLAND WILDLIFE - 11 PM - 3 PM Get up close & personal during our animal presentation to observe and learn about animals that live right here in our own backyard!
ANIMAL SAND-ART - 10 AM - 4 PM
Enjoy our film "All About Animal Adaptations"
Friday, April 6th
BEACH DISCOVERY - 10 AM & 12 PM Explore the shoreline for snails, mussels, crabs & more! Learn how they adapt to survive in this harsh environment. Hands-on program, exciting & educational for all ages!
SAND-CASTING CRAFT - 10 AM - 4 PM Create beautiful artwork using sand, the most common sediment size on Earth!
Enjoy our film "Eyewitness: Seashore"
Saturday, April 7th
DINOSAUR DAY: 10 AM - 4 PM
Learn from our dinosaur experts, see & touch real fossils, dinosaur dress-up, try the "fossil" dig, PLUS make your own fossil! Play activities for the youngsters and fascinating fossils & facts for older kids & adults!
$5/person, 4 yrs. & older. Includes all activities and museum. Free for current members.
Saturday, April 21st
EARTH DAY TERRARIUM CRAFT 10 AM - 3 PM
Celebrate Earth Day and make an enclosed ecosystem that can last for years! Includes everything you need: glass jar, pebbles, soil, plants. Fun for all ages!
$8/participant, in addition to museum admission.
$5/participant for current members.
Enjoy our film "All About Forest Ecosystems"
All programs and crafts appropriate for all ages. All programs and crafts are included with museum general admission ($4/adult, $2/child 5-12 years) except where noted for Dinosaur Day.
Don't forget to visit the museum's gift shop full of souvenirs, toys, fossils, rocks & minerals, and books for all ages. Further support the museum and join the Friends of Garvies Point Museum and Preserve! Membership information is available at The Friends Page and at the museum front desk.