What’s happening at the Great Neck Park District – Dec. 29 edition

What’s happening at the Great Neck Park District – Dec. 29 edition

Holiday Wishes

Happy Holidays on behalf of the Great Neck Park District Commissioners and staff. They would like to say “thank you” for giving then the opportunity to serve you. Their hope is to succeed in providing superior service to our residents every year. They wish everyone best wishes for peace, health and happiness in 2018.

Early Bird Registration for Camp Parkwood 2018

Register your children for Camp Parkwood 2018, before Dec. 31 to receive the early bird discount. We offer older campers a co-ed travel program and an optional door-to-door transportation service for children ages 4 and up. Find necessary registration material online at www.gnparks.org or visit Great Neck House, 14 Arrandale Avenue. All completed forms must be submitted to Great Neck House by the deadline to receive the discount.

Parkwood Tennis Center

The new winter session begins at the Parkwood Tennis Center on Monday, January 8 and runs through May. Children and adults can learn to play or brush up on their tennis skills. Non-resident rates apply. Call (516) 829-9050 for more info.

Skate School and Bruins Fun-damental Hockey Registration

Interested patrons can register for Skate School session II at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink. New students welcome. Call (516) 487-2976, Ext. 114. Bruins Fun-damental Hockey program is now registering children (ages 5-12) for session II, which runs Jan 2 to April 13. Reduced rate equipment packages are available. For more information call Dan at (516) 487-2976, Ext. 128.

Nature Program: Photo Op Walk

Sunday, Jan. 7, 12:30 p.m., join the Park District for a Photo Op Walk in Caumsett Park, Huntington. This is a hilly one and a half mile stroll with brief pauses in areas of natural or historic interest. A guide will provide information and allow time for snapshots. Bring your own camera. Register at gnparks.org or call (516) 482-0355. Be sure to request written directions. Children under 16 may not attend.

Weekend Movie Coming Up at Great Neck House

The film “13 Minutes” (2015), directed by Oliver Hirschbiegel, will be shown at Great Neck House on Friday, Jan. 12 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 13, at 5 & 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 14 at 7:30 p .m. This drama, starring Christian Friedel, Katharina Schüttler and Burghart Klaußner, is based on Hitler’s would-be assassin and how history could have been changed. It is rated R and runs 1h 54min. Admission with park card.

National Skate Month Day

The Great Neck Park District, in cooperation with the Great Neck Figure Skating Club, celebrates National Skate Month at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink, Sunday, Jan. 14 from 2 to 4 p.m. Enjoy free admission with park card. All are welcome to attend.

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