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Every Wednesday is “Senior Day” at the Long Island Game Farm

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 “Every Wednesday is “Senior Day” at the Long Island Game Farm”

Take Dad to the Long Island Game Farm on Father’s Day to Make Unforgettable Memories at a Discounted Price

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”

The Long Island Game Farm Commemorates Easter with an Exclusive Egg Hunt

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”

The Long Island Game Farm Welcomes Three Baby American Blackbelly Sheep to Its Tight-Knit Family

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”

Visit The Long Island Game Farm For Your Next Field Trip

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”

Long Island Game Farm Hosts Science-Themed Girl Scout Day

Kristal Dewey (left), TeAndra Jenkins (second from left), and Renee Mott (center) of Troop 1159 in Riverhead show one of the visitors how chemical reactions work at the Long Island Game Farm’s Girl Scout Day on September 21. They were joined by Troop Leader Karen Leuasseur (second from right), and Co-Leader Lynn Mott (second from right).

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Long Island Game Farm Hosts Dog Adoption Event

Darlene Ghent, Volunteer, Brookhaven Animal Shelter, poses with Tristan, a mixed breed, during its dog adoption event held on August 10 at the Long Island Game Farm.

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.

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Long Island Game Farm Invites Visitors to Have Fun in the Fall

Fall Festival Will Be Held on Weekends from September 28 to October 27

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”

Retired Firefighter Builds Hammock for Long Island Game Farm’s Gibbons

Made From Used Fire Hose Donated by Local Company

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”

Long Island Game Farm Extends Reduced Admission Offer to Manorville Residents throughout the End of August 2013

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 Staff and Visitors Gather to Celebrate Clifford the Giraffe’s Seventh Birthday!

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!”

“Nature Nick” Visits Rhame Avenue Elementary School after Winning Long Island Game Farm’s Facebook Essay Contest

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”

Register for Long Island Game Farm’s Camp Zoo for the 2013 Season

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”

Students from Rhame Avenue Elementary School To Receive a Visit from “Nature Nick”

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””

Long Island Game Farm Celebrates Mexican Heritage with Cinco de Mayo Craft Project on May 5

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”

Riverhead Kennel Club Match Dog Show to be Held May 11 at Long Island Game Farm

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.

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Watch as The Long Island Game Farm Kicks off Its 44th Season!

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!”

Long Island Game Farm Offers New Birthday Packages

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”