FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: March 11, 2019
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Clark Botanic Garden Photo Exhibit to Commemorate 50th Anniversary
Opening Reception for the exhibit to take place April 11 at 6 p.m.
North Hempstead, NY – As part of Clark Botanic Garden’s 50th Anniversary celebration in 2019, the Town will be hosting a photo exhibit to illustrate the beauty of Clark Botanic Garden over the past 50 years. The exhibit will feature photos that were submitted by residents and visitors to the garden.
The exhibit will go on display starting in April and run through June at the Clark House located at Clark Botanic Garden. There will be a reception celebrating the opening of the exhibit on Thursday, April, 11 at 6 p.m. To view the photos online, visit the Clark Photo Exhibit Gallery.
“The photographic talent of our local residents is certainly blossoming at this exhibit,” said Supervisor Judi Bosworth. “The beauty of Clark Botanic garden is evident in each and every photo on display.”
Other plans to celebrate Clark Botanic Garden’s 50th Anniversary include a “Sundays in the Garden” lecture series, sponsored by the Fanny Dwight Memorial Garden, Inc., the not-for-profit arm of Clark. The series features experts in the field of horticulture and garden design, including Jessica Damiano, Newsday’s garden columnist; Vincent Simeone, Director of the Planting Fields Arboretum; and Nelson Sterner, Director of the Bayard Cutting Arboretum. For a full list of speakers and schedule, see Speakers Series.
Throughout the summer months there will weekly concerts in the garden, as well as evening tours and other special events. For a full list of events see http://www.northhempsteadny.gov/cbg50calendar
On September 21, 2019 the Fanny Dwight Clark Memorial Garden, Inc. will be holding the 50th Anniversary Garden Gala. The Gala in the Garden will include a dedication of a new moonlight garden to the Clark family, followed by music from the Sixties and an alfresco cocktail party.