Great Neck Park District schedule of events

Great Neck Park District schedule of events
Photos Provided by Rivkin Radler

Great Neck Park District Oct. 27, 2017
Halloween Happenings for “Boos and Ghouls” Along with our free public sessions, Kiddy & Haunted Walks and exciting activities, we are now offering a Halloween Window Painting event! It all takes place at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink.

Children in grades 3 through 10, can paint a window on October 28, 29 and/or 30. Register individually ($18) or as a team ($25 for 2-5 people max). We provide all the supplies. Prizes will be awarded on Tuesday, Oct. 31 at 7 p.m.

Also, on Halloween, you will be admitted to the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink FREE if you dress in costume! Enjoy our public sessions (3-5 p.m. & 6 – 9 p.m.), Halloween Ice Show (5:15 – 6 p.m.), Kiddy Walk (12:30 – 7 p.m.) and Haunted Walk (6 – 9 p.m.). There will be music, trick-or-treating, cotton candy and so much more! It will surely be SPOOK-tastic! Visit or call (516) 482-0355 for more information.

Weekend Movie at Great Neck House Beauty and the Beast (2017), directed by Bill Condon, will be shown on Friday, Oct. 27 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Oct. 28 at 5 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, Oct. 29 at 7:30 p.m. at Great Neck House.

Starring Emma Watson, Dan Stevens and Luke Evans, this film is an adaptation of the fairy tale about a monstrous-looking prince and a young woman who fall in love.

It is rated PG and runs 2 hours 9 minutes. Admission requires a park card.

Sunday @ 2: Mark Valenti Sunday, October 29 at 2 p.m., pianist Mark Valenti performs at Great Neck House. Not only has Mr. Valenti performed world-wide with such legends as Gregory Hines, Al Grey and Frank Foster, but he had the privilege of giving a solo recital to former First Lady Barbara Bush. Admission to Great Neck House requires a park card.

Try-Hockey-for-Free Day Come down to the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink on Saturday, November 4, from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., for “Try-Hockey-for-Free Day”. Everyone who would like to participate must sign-up on line at There is limited space available so don’t delay, sign-up today!
It’s never too late to register for our ice skating programs and classes at For additional information call the skate school office (516) 487-2975, Ext. 114 or Bruins Fun-damental Hockey, Ext. 128.

Nature Program: Something Special Saturday, Oct. 29 at 11 a.m., join us at the Norman J. Levy Park in Merrick for an inspiring tour of this former landfill, now reclaimed by nature. You will be captivated by its beauty and awed by the views.

We will ride in a small open vehicle. Be sure to ask for directions or look for them online. Register as soon as possible on our website or call (516) 482-0355. Children under age 16 not permitted to attend.

Defensive Driving Classes at Great Neck House Great Neck House continues to offer Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving classes on the first Saturday of every month.

The classes run from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. Upcoming classes are Nov. 4 and Dec. 2. To register or for more information, call Great Neck House at 482-0355.

Birthday Parties in the Park District Book your child’s next birthday celebration at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink or at Steppingstone Park.

Choose one of our unique birthday packages which includes a private party room, 2 party hosts, invitations, pizza, cake, and lots more. For more information or to reserve a party call (516) 482-0355.

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