FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 18, 2022
MEDIA CONTACTS: Gordon Tepper, Rebecca Cheng and Michael Anderson | (516) 869-7794
Brian Devine | (516) 869-2475
Town Announces Annual Clark Botanic Garden Spring Festival!
North Hempstead, NY – Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Jennifer DeSena and the Town Board are excited to announce the return of the Annual Clark Botanic Garden Spring Festival on Saturday, April 30 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:
• Nature hikes around the garden
• Magic show
• Raptor show
• Wooden leaf decorating, button making, seed planting, and excavation crafts
• Slime Bar
• Animal presentation
• Paleontology presentation
• Photo opportunities with Pachycephalosaurus and Protoceratops
• Pond education
• Character meet and greet around the grounds
Additionally, a special Earth Day exhibit “We Speak for the Trees” will be on display next to the Clark House featuring the artwork and designs of local North Hempstead students.
“The Town is proud to announce the return of this annual spring festival, which provides free family fun to all of our residents,” Supervisor DeSena said. “Clark Botanic Garden has consistently been recognized as an amazing resource for our residents, and I encourage everyone to come out and enjoy this fun event for the entire family to celebrate the end of winter and the warmer days ahead.”
“After a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic we are excited to welcome the warmer weather and host this fun spring festival,” said Council Member Peter Zuckerman. “Bring the whole family for this event filled with activities, performances and of course beautiful flowers blooming throughout the garden.”
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.