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

SUMMER SATURDAY FAMILY PROGRAMS IN JULY & AUGUST 2022

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11 am - 12 pm and 2-3pm, each day
Included with museum admission: $5.00/adult & $3.00/children 5-12 years.

July 2: WONDERS OF WILDFLOWERS WALK
See our beautiful native habitat gardens in full bloom! Discover native vs. nonnative and how native wildflowers support wildlife.

July 9: WHAT SHELLS TELL
Discover the varied life of our rocky shoreline including wide assortment of seashells! as we learn about this interesting environment! Handson exploration for children and adults of all ages. Sneakers recommended.

July 16: TREE-MENDOUS TREES
Did you know that oak trees support more than 200 different types of animals? Discover how important trees are to our ecosystem. Learn how to identify some common trees and interesting facts about them!

July 23: MYSTERIOUS MOTHS!
Celebrate National Moth Week as we learn about these less well-known lepidoptera! Moths are important pollinators and food source for many animals. Learn how to observe these beautiful creatures at night in your own backyard!

July 30: POND LIFE DISCOVERY
With buckets, nets & magnifiers, join us as we dip into the world of the pond! Observe small animals & insects that live in the pond and learn all about their life cycles. Wear sneakers. All ages.

August 13: INCREDIBLE INVERTEBRATES!
Join us as we explore our field and garden environments in search of a variety of insects, butterflies & more! Learn about life cycles and why insects are so important to our ecosystem. Use bug catchers, magnifiers, nets, & field guides!
All ages welcome!

August 20: GARVIES GEOLOGY
Discover the unique natural formation of our rocky beach and nature preserve.

August 27: INTRO TO OUTDOOR SURVIVAL
Learn knot-tying, navigation & signaling, firemaking, first aid, hazardous plants & animals, identify edible plants - roots, shoots, berries & more! Recommended 8+.


QUESTIONS? DIRECTIONS?
Contact Veronica Natale (vnatale@nassaucountyny.gov)
or call Garvies Point Museum at 516-571-8010/11.
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