FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 29, 2016
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Town to Host Winter Wonderland at Clark Garden
North Hempstead, NY – Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the Town Board are proud to announce that the Town will be hosting the Winter Wonderland Train and Light Show from December 18 to December 22 inside the historic Clark House at Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson. The event is being sponsored Bethpage Federal Credit Union and will offer an array of different activities daily.
Residents are invited to visit the Clark House to enjoy the celebration, which will feature a holiday train show with a steam locomotive donated by Willis Hobbies and holiday lights in the garden. In addition, there will be family-friendly activities throughout the week including a large ride-on train for children, holiday storytelling, crafts, stargazing and more!
-The fun begins on Sunday, December 18 from 2 p.m. to 7 p.m., with holiday festivities including a ride-on train, hot chocolate, storytelling, arts and crafts, free photo booth and light displays.
-On Monday December 18, the event will be open from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and will feature short theatrical readings by the fire.
-Tuesday, December 20 is story telling with Williston Park Library at the Clark House from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.
-On Wednesday December 21 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. there will be star gazing in the garden to mark the winter solstice. Astronomy Night at the Winter Wonderland is presented by the Hofstra University Astronomy Outreach Program and assisted by the Amateur Observers’ Society of New York
-The final night of Winter Wonderland will be a kid’s dance party featuring DJ Kev Dee on Thursday, December 22. The event will run from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. and will have a visit from Santa.
“This year’s Winter Wonderland is destined to be a family friendly hit with so many great new activities and still featuring some old favorites, like the train set and light show,” said Supervisor Bosworth.
The event is free of charge to residents. Clark Botanic Garden is located at 193 I.U. Willets Road in Albertson. For more information, please call 311 or visit www.northhempsteadny.gov.
The outdoor train set at Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson
The train set at the Clark House.