FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: November 28, 2018
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Town to Once Again Host Winter Wonderland at Clark Botanic Garden
North Hempstead, NY – Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the Town Board are proud to announce that the Town will once again be hosting Winter Wonderland from Sunday, December 16 to Wednesday, December 19, both outside and inside the historic Clark House at Clark Botanic Garden in Albertson. The event is FREE and each day will have different activities to entertain all members of the family including train displays inside and outside. This year, the Town asks residents to bring an unwrapped toy for Toys for Tots. Winter Wonderland is sponsored by Bethpage Federal Credit Union.
The full schedule of daily events includes:
Winter Wonderland will kick off on Sunday, December 16 from 2 p.m. to 6 p.m. The day’s events will include holiday story time with Supervisor Bosworth and friends, live animal shows every hour with Ranger Eric Powers of Your Connection to Nature, music by the "Yes We Can" Community Band, hot chocolate, a ride on train, arts and crafts and indoor and outdoor train displays.
On Monday December 17, from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. bring your dog a ‘Winter Pawty’ at Clark Botanic Garden for a stroll through the Garden’s light and train displays and have your dog’s photo taken with Santa! Free treats will be provided by Unleashed by Petco and Long Road Home Rescue, Inc. from Manhasset will be in the Garden with dogs for adoption.
Tuesday, December 18 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. will be a holiday balloon and magic show. Visitors will be able to enjoy a live magic show at 4:30 p.m. and 5:30 p.m. plus other holiday fun!
On the final night of Winter Wonderland, Wednesday December 19 from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m., we are having a PJ DJ party! Wear your favorite pajamas and come on down for a dance party with DJ Gary. The Marines will stop by to collect the Toys for Tots and Santa will make a special appearance with the Albertson Fire Department as well!
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