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Mangano Offers Museum Discounts & Activities During Winter Recess

Written by Long Island News & PR  |  05. February 2015

Nassau County, NY - February 5, 2015 - Nassau County Executive Edward P. Mangano invites residents to take advantage of discounts offered by the Cradle of Aviation Museum, American Museum of Armor and Garvies Point Museum and Preserve this Winter Recess, from February 14th through February 21st.

The Cradle of Aviation offers residents 50% off children’s admission for movie tickets at the IMAX Giant Screen Dome Theater, the Museum and the JetBlue Sky Theater Planetarium. Movies showing that week are: One World One Sky, Yellowstone, Mysteries of the Unseen World, Air Racers and Sea Monsters. For more information on the Cradle of Aviation, please visit the website.

The Museum of American Armor, located at Old Bethpage Village Restoration, offers 50% off museum suggested children’s admission. The Museum is a living tribute to every American who has worn the uniform and those who continue to defend our nation today. Its collection includes World War II tanks, artillery, armored cars and weapons that broke the back of the Axis powers some seventy years ago. For more information, please visit the website.

Garvies Point Museum and Preserve in Glen Cove offers residents of all ages a week of crafts and activities. All crafts require $5.00 material fee except on Tuesday, February 17th and Wednesday, February 18th. Proceeds go to the Friends of Garvies Point Museum and Preserve. For more information please visit the website. The crafts and activities schedule is as follows:

Saturday, February 14th: Bird Feeder Craft
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. - Make your own bird feeder using recycled materials so you can enjoy observing our feathered friends all year long
Film: Animal Adventures: Puffin Adventures (30 min.)

Tuesday, February 17th: North American Native American Games
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. - Games of the Northeast
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Games of the Plains & Native American Sand Art Craft
Film: Princess Scargo and the Birthday Pumpkin (30 min.)

Wednesday, February 18th: North American Native American Games
10 a.m. – 12 p.m. - Games of the Northwest
1 p.m. – 3 p.m. – Games of the Southwest and Talking Stick Craft
Film: The Legend of the Boy and the Eagle (21 min.)

Thursday, February 19th: Native American Pottery Making
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (every ½ hour) - Create your own clay pot inspired by Native American technology
Film: Eyewitness: Prehistoric Life (35 min.)

Friday, February 20th: Beaded Pouch Craft
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Create a beaded pouch craft
Film: Plants and the Cherokee (30 min.)

Saturday, February 21st: Winter Nature Craft
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Create a winter nature craft
Film: Loon’s Necklace (11 min.)

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