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APECocoa: The Science of Chocolate

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Get ready to taste-test your way through a delectably decadent APEC program all about your favorite dessert! From cocoa beans to M&M’s, learn the science behind chocolate production, how it affects our brains and the ethics and sustainability of the cacao industry. Hot cocoa and molten chocolate dip will be included.

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About Alley Pond Environmental Center

224-65 76th Ave.

Oakland Gardens, NY


  • 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