Free “Constellation” Family Workshop

Artist and poet will guide kids at Long Dock Park

On Aug. 21, families can join artist Melissa McGill and poet Edwin Torres for a free program sponsored by the Lulu & Leo Fund that uses the public art project Constellation as inspiration. The workshop is free and takes place at Long Dock Park in Beacon from noon to 2 p.m. Registration is required by emailing¬† [email protected]

On Aug. 27, nature science educator Evan Miklos will lead a family tour of Bannerman Island to see the lighting of Constellation up close and from the water. The tour and workshop is geared toward families with children five years and older. Tickets are $45 per adult and $40 per child at melissamcgillconstellation.com, and the boat leaves the Beacon Institute floating dock at 6:45 p.m. The tour will be repeated on Sept. 30.

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