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RISE Life Services Partnering with Hampton Bays High School at the Sensory Gardens

  RISE Life Services is about to embark on a new partnership with Hampton Bays High School and the special education class. RISE’s Main Street Connection Day Program will be welcoming students from Hampton Bays at the Northville Sensory Gardens for volunteer activities. On May 1, the group of students met up with JoAnn Vitale, day program coordinator, and the day program participants to tour the gardens and farm. They walked paths, met the animals and enjoyed lunch. The Hampton Bays class...

The Northville Sensory Gardens in Spring

  Off of the north road, close to the Sound beach in Riverhead is a hidden oasis that is called Northville Sensory Gardens and affectionately known as ‘The Farm.’ In April and May, everything happens. The gardens come back to life, but not without the help of Ken Friberg and his crew, comprised of two part-time year round staff, BOCES students, and individuals from RISE Life Services’ residences. In this park, you will find four ponds that connect, starting out as a...

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