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The Very Busy Spider

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Enjoy a visit to the farm and observe a busy spider as Eric Carle’s classic book is read.  Learn some special spider facts, observe a live tarantula, and make a craft to take home. Limited to 6 parent/child pairs. ONE adult per child. Masks must be worn by all adults and children for the entire program. Ages 2-3 (with ONE adult).

About Alley Pond Environmental Center

224-65 76th Ave.

Oakland Gardens, NY

718-229-4000

  • Stroller parking: Yes
  • Stroller check: Yes

  • The Alley Pond Environmental Center (APEC), a nonprofit environmental education organization, is dedicated to educating children and adults in the New York metropolitan area, protecting and preserving Alley Pond Park, open spaces and waterbodies, and advocating for sustainable environmental policies and practices.

    Alley Pond Park is the home of the Douglaston Estate Windmill, a reminder of their agricultural past. 


  • Play area: No
  • Party room: No