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4th Annual City of Water Day Festival
The Metropolitan Waterfront Alliance will hold their 4th Annual City of Water Day Festival on Governor’s Island this Saturday, July 16.
The festival is a free event that draws thousands for recreation, education and fun. Highlights include: free harbor boat tours, kayaking and paddle-boarding lessons, harbor-critter touch tanks, art & crafts, games for kids and live music.
For more information visit http://www.cityofwaterday.org.
Become a Nassau County Museum of Art docent
Passionate art enthusiasts can now share their fervor as a docent at the Nassau County Museum of Art.
Docents conduct guided tours and offer talks on past exhibitions at various community-based sites. No experience is necessary.
Training for new docents begins on September 26 and lasts through March 12.
To find out more about how to join Nassau County Museum of Art’s valued team of docents or to request an application, contact Director of Education Laura Lynch at firstname.lastname@example.org
Gas prices again approach $4
After weeks of trending downward, gas prices are again threatening to pass four dollars.
Prices at the pump come in at $3.996, two and a half cents higher than a week ago, according to AAA’s Daily Fuel Gauge.
Gas is still nine cents cheaper than it was a month ago, but a dollar more than customers were paying last July.
Nationwide gas has risen eight cents in the past week.
To find the lowest gas prices near you, click on The Courier’s gas prices link at the top of the page.