Garvies Point Museum
Garvies Point Museum & Preserve
Summer Saturday Programs at Garvies Point Museum & Preserve


11 am 12 pm, each day, Included with museum admission.

GARVIES POINT MUSEUM DAY - Saturday, August 3rd * 10am - 4pm

Insect study, nature walks, bird-watching, paper-making workshop, explore our native habitat gardens, ROck & mineral ID, films and more! Fun for all ages, *$5 per person 5 years and older, includes all activities and museum admission. Free for current members. Rain or shine, activities held both indoors and outdoors.
July 6: FROM GLACIERS TO WIGWAMS: Native American history as it relates to Long Island's geological past. This gallery tour is an overview of Long Island geology, natural history and prehistoric Native American lifeways. Ages 8+.

July 13: HABITAT HIKE Join a Garvies naturalist on a guided walk through our nature preserve to discover a variety of habitats. You never know what you may see!

July 20: GEOLOGY OF GARVIES POINT & LONG ISLAND Learn about local geological phenomena including concretions, rattlestones, Cretaceous clays & plant fossils, & more. Followed by a walk along our rocky beach.

July 27: BEACH EXPLORATION Search the shoreline! Discover the plants and animals of our rocky beach including crabs, snails, mussels & more! Wear water shoes or sneakers, no flip flops. Hands-on discovery for kids of all ages.

August 10: WATER EROSION See our stream table in action! Observe how water sculpts the land in this engaging program.

August 17: BIRDS, BUTTERFLIES & BLOOMS: Join us as we explore our beautiful bird & butterfly friendly gardens in search of butterflies, insects, flowers, birds & pollinators! Hands-on discovery for kids of all ages.

August 24: NATIVE AMERICANS OF LONG ISLAND: Learn about local prehistoric Native Americans lifeways including food, clothing, shelter, culture & more! Kids will also experience our "Woodland Village" exhibit, where they can go in a real dugout canoe, plant "vegetables", and go in the wigwam! Ages 5+.

Join us for our featured Saturday Film!

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or call Garvies Point Museum at 516-571-8010/11.
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