Town announces annual Clark Botanic Garden Spring Fest

Town announces annual  Clark Botanic Garden Spring Fest

North Hempstead Town Supervisor Jennifer DeSena and the Town Board have announced the return of the Annual Clark Botanic Garden Spring Fest on Saturday, May 4 from 12 p.m. to 5 p.m. at Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson.

The festival will celebrate spring and the beauty of nature at the bountiful Clark Botanic Garden.  The day-long event will feature:

  • Volunteers for Wildlife will host presentations featuring birds of prey, turtles, and more!
  • Mad Science will offer a slime bar session where children can make their own slime (while supplies last)
  • Pond scooping activities
  • Center for Science Teaching: Live butterfly releases throughout the day
  • Center for Science Teaching: Rabbit petting zoo
  • Center for Science Teaching: Scavenger hunt. Participants who complete the scavenger hunt will receive an Earth Day T-shirt
  • Town of North Hempstead Horticulturist Bonnie Klein will lead tours of Clark Gardens
  • Button making and family lawn games
  • Character meet and greet
  • Environmental themed crafts

“The Town is proud to announce the return of our Annual Spring Festival, which provides free family fun to all of our residents,” DeSena said. “Clark Botanic Garden has consistently been recognized as one of North Hempstead’s best resources. This event is a wonderful opportunity for us to celebrate the arrival of spring and the importance of protecting our environment for future generations. I encourage all of my North Hempstead neighbors to come out and enjoy this fun event for the entire family.”

All attendees can enjoy the 12 beautifully manicured acres of Clark Botanic Garden which includes labeled gardens, trees, ponds and streams and provides an oasis of peace and aesthetic enjoyment for all.  Clark Botanic Garden is located at 193 I.U. Willets Road in Albertson.

For more information about the Clark Botanic Garden Spring Festival and for a full schedule of events, please call 311 from within the Town, or (516) 869-6311 from outside the Town.


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