Bring Dad to the Long Island Game Farm — Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo on Father’s Day, June 15, to celebrate with cute, cuddly animals that will place an instant smile on his face. All dads will be eligible for $4.00 off the regular admission price of $18.95 plus tax on their honorary day. Continue reading “Take Dad to the Long Island Game Farm on Father’s Day to Make Unforgettable Memories at a Discounted Price”
Locally known reptile expert Erik Callendar holds one of the first alligators brought into the Long Island Game Farm’s brand-new Erik’s Reptile Edventure Discovery Center on May 23.
(From left to right) Brendan, Corey, and Brian Jagde of Patchogue make sure they have enough soil to plant their seeds at the Long Island Game Farm’s Earth Day planting activity on April 26 and 27. Continue reading “Long Island Game Farm Hosts Earth Day Weekend”
On April 20, take some time out of your shopping holiday to visit the Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo with your children! The Game Farm will be hosting its very own Easter Egg Hunt at 1 p.m. for children in the community to enjoy. The cost of the Egg Hunt will be included in the regular admission price. Continue reading “The Long Island Game Farm Commemorates Easter with an Exclusive Egg Hunt”
Just over one month ago, the Long Island Game Farm – Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo welcomed two fluffy Blackbelly sheep into its enormous family—one female and one male. In addition, another female was born three weeks later! When the Game Farm finally opens its doors next month, visitors will be able to get a glimpse of all three for the very first time. Continue reading “The Long Island Game Farm Welcomes Three Baby American Blackbelly Sheep to Its Tight-Knit Family”
Offering A Reduced Price For Opening Weekend
On April 12, the Long Island Game Farm – Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo will be opening for its 45th season of providing Long Island students and families with a wide array of animals, education, and―most of all―fun. Continue reading “Visit The Game Farm To Help Kick Off Their 45th Season”
The Long Island Game Farm is the perfect destination for your next field trip, offering both a fun atmosphere and educational animal lessons. The Game Farm also has discounted group rates that make the daylong trip worthwhile, with unique hands-on learning activities for children of all ages. Continue reading “Visit The Long Island Game Farm For Your Next Field Trip”
Aurora Capulong’s son, Datu, of Port Jefferson Station, was announced as the winner of The Long Island Game Farm’s Annual Visitor Photo Contest with a candid, endearing shot of him kissing one of the Game Farm’s goats on October 13. Continue reading “Visitors’ Contest Winner Announced: Love at First Sight”
Dogs Available for Adoption from Brookhaven Animal Shelter
On August 10, Long Island Game Farm hosted a dog adoption event for Brookhaven Animal Shelter. The hundreds of families who came to the Game Farm that day had the opportunity to visit these animals waiting to be adopted.
The Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo has announced that its inaugural Fall Festival will take place on weekends starting September 28 and running through October 27 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Continue reading “Long Island Game Farm Invites Visitors to Have Fun in the Fall”
Long Island Game Farm’s gibbon sisters sitting on their new, strong and washable hammock made from a fire hose that was donated by Firematic Supply Co.
The Long Island Game Farm recently received a hammock made out of a used fire hose that was created by a retired firefighter for the Game Farm’s gibbons. The gibbons, who are sisters, immediately started enjoying their new hammock once it was installed in their cage. Continue reading “Retired Firefighter Builds Hammock for Long Island Game Farm’s Gibbons”
As a result of seeing the success and popularity of its offer, Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo has announced that its offer to admit Manorville residents at a reduced price will be extended until the end of August 2013. Continue reading “Long Island Game Farm Extends Reduced Admission Offer to Manorville Residents throughout the End of August 2013”
Long Island Game Farm has announced that a dog adoption event for the Brookhaven Animal Shelter and Adoption Center will take place on August 10 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Continue reading “Long Island Game Farm Hosts Dogs Ready to be Adopted from Brookhaven Animal Shelter & Adoption Center”
On July 6, visitors to the Long Island Game Farm joined the Game Farm’s Vice President/Co-Owner, Melinda Novak, and Animal Lecturer Nicole Robinson to celebrate Clifford the giraffe’s seventh birthday. As part of the celebration, Clifford enjoyed his birthday “cake” as everyone sang to him “Happy Birthday.” After the celebration, Ms. Novak and Ms. Robinson answered questions from the visitors about Clifford. Continue reading “Long Island Game Farm Staff and Visitors Gather to Celebrate Clifford the Giraffe’s Seventh Birthday!”
Every Wednesday, senior citizens over the age of 62 will receive free admission to the Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo when accompanied by another person. That person will pay full price while the senior will be admitted free of charge (regularly $16.95 plus tax). Continue reading “Long Island Game Farm Offers “Senior Days””
Long Island Game Farm’s Camel Ride is Now Open
The Long Island Game Farm announced that they have opened a Camel ride to the public, just in time for Father’s Day.
The Long Island Game Farm will be offering a special promotion this Father’s Day, June 16, that will allow all dads to receive half-price admission. Continue reading “Long Island Game Farm Celebrates Father’s Day”
On May 31, students at Rhame Avenue Elementary School in East Rockaway received a visit from “Nature Nick” after winning the Long Island Game Farm’s Facebook essay contest. Continue reading ““Nature Nick” Visits Rhame Avenue Elementary School after Winning Long Island Game Farm’s Facebook Essay Contest”
Mini-Camp Zoo Available for the First Time, for Children Ages 3 to 5
For the ninth year in a row, Long Island Game Farm Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo is hosting its Camp Zoo, consisting of three one-week sessions for children ages 4-12. Sessions run Monday through Friday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. This season’s sessions are as follows: Continue reading “Register for Long Island Game Farm’s Camp Zoo for the 2013 Season”
School Damaged by Superstorm Sandy Wins Long Island Game Farm’s Facebook Essay Contest
The Long Island Game Farm has announced that Rhame Avenue Elementary School in East Rockaway will receive a visit from Nature Nick (pictured) for winning the Game Farm’s new Facebook Essay Contest. On May 31, Nature Nick will put on two shows for the students, at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. Continue reading “Students from Rhame Avenue Elementary School To Receive a Visit from “Nature Nick””
In celebration of Mexico’s rich heritage, the Long Island Game Farm is hosting a Cinco de Mayo craft project on May 5 starting at 11 a.m. The project is the idea of Melinda Novak, Co-Owner/Vice President, Long Island Game Farm, and Deirdre Cardarelli, Counselor, Camp Zoo, both of whom saw a large turnout for the “Green at the Game Farm” arts and crafts project that took place on April 20. Continue reading “Long Island Game Farm Celebrates Mexican Heritage with Cinco de Mayo Craft Project on May 5”
Long Island Game Farm – Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo is hosting the Riverhead Kennel Club’s Spring Match Show & Obedience with Rally at its Woodland Gardens area on May 11 at 9 a.m. This is a rain-or-shine event. Entries will be taken from 9-11 a.m.
All living things need water to survive and stay hydrated. Do you appreciate the water found all around you that helps you grow? On April 20, The Long Island Game Farm is hosting “Green at the Game Farm,” a special Earth Day event that will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Continue reading “Go “Green at the Game Farm” for Earth Day”
Opening Weekend Begins with “Nature Nick’s Animal Adventures”
This year, Long Island Game Farm – Wildlife Park & Children’s Zoo celebrates its 44th season with its grand opening on April 11. The park will be open Thursday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. throughout the month of April. From May 1 to May 21, the Game Farm will be open Wednesday through Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Continue reading “Watch as The Long Island Game Farm Kicks off Its 44th Season!”
Pony Experience Recently Added to Family-Friendly Zoo
For those looking for a unique birthday experience for their children, parents should look no further than the Long Island Game Farm. The family-friendly destination is currently accepting birthday party reservations for its 2013 season, which begins March 23 and ends October 14. Continue reading “Long Island Game Farm Offers New Birthday Packages”
The Long Island Game Farm is giving one class a chance to win a visit from Nature Nick as part of its new Essay Contest. Continue reading “Win a Chance to Have Nature Nick Come to Your School!”
The Long Island Game Farm will offer organizations the ability to sell discounted tickets to their members and their families, while generating revenue for the organization. The program will be available from February 1, 2014 to June 30, 2014. Continue reading “Long Island Game Farm Offers Fundraising Program for Local Organizations”