What’s happening at the Great Neck Park District- March 16 edition

What’s happening at the Great Neck Park District- March 16 edition
The Great Neck Park District is offering a new lacrosse program to introduce children, ages 3 to 12, to the sport. (Photo courtesy of the Great Neck Park District)

St. Patrick’s Day Celebration at the Rink
The Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink will be hosting a St. Patrick’s Day Celebration, Saturday, March 17, 3:30-5:30 p.m. Residents with a current park card, wear green and enter free. Everyone else, wear green and get $1 off the admission price. Enjoy on and off-ice activities, cotton candy, arts & crafts and more.

Nature Program: Spring Seasonal Stroll
Take a spring stroll on Sunday, March 25, 12:30 p.m. in Kings Point Park. On this stroll, one of a series designed to observe seasonal changes, there will be a focus on baby birds as nature’s reborn in spring. Meet in first lot at the Red Brook entrance. Register now online gnparks.org or call (516) 482-0355. Children under 16 may not attend.

Weekend Movie at Great Neck House
The award winning film, Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), directed by Martin McDonagh and starring Frances McDormand, Woody Harrelson and Sam Rockwell is playing at Great Neck House, Friday, Mar. 16 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Mar. 17, at 5 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, Mar. 18 at 7:30 p .m. A mother personally challenges the local authorities to solve her daughter’s murder when they fail to catch the culprit. It is rated R and runs 1 hour 55 minutes. Admission to Great Neck House requires a park card.

Sunday @ 2: Marcie Passley Duo
Sunday, March 18 at 2 p.m., Marcie Passley returns to Great Neck House to perform Broadway, jazz and operatic standards. Admission to Great Neck House requires a park card.

Great Neck Park District Job Fair 2018
Attend the Park District Job Fair, Monday, March 26 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Great Neck House, 14 Arrandale Avenue. You will find many seasonal/part-time jobs available throughout the Park District including Parkwood Pool, Indoor/Outdoor Tennis, Camps/Pre-school, Recreation, Marina/Sailing Director, Summer Performing Arts, Parks, Security, Office/Clerical. Pick-up an application, schedule an interview or have one on-the-spot. Everyone over the age of 16, with a wide range of schedules, is welcome to apply. The Great Neck Park District is an equal opportunity employer. For more information call (516) 482-0355.

Defensive Driving Classes at Great Neck House
Great Neck House continues to offer Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving classes the first Saturday of each month. Running from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m., there will be a class on April 7 and May 5. To sign up for a class or for more information, call Great Neck House at (516) 482-0355.

Co-Ed Lacrosse
From 4:30-5:30 p.m., beginning Thursday, April 19 and running for eight weeks at Memorial Field, the Park District’s new lacrosse program introduces children, ages 3 to 12, to this fast-growing sport. Experienced coaches promote commitment and teamwork, while teaching the fundamentals of lacrosse. Skills and techniques are focused on to prepare players for the next level. The program, for ages 3-5, is run in conjunction with U.S. Sports Institute. Register online www.grnparks.org or call (516) 482-0355.

Sports Squirts Programs
The Great Neck Park District and U.S. Sports Institute are teaming up this spring. They are offering 8-week Sports Squirts programs for ages 2-5. Included are Parent & Me Multi Sports, Squirts Multi Sports, Squirts T Ball and Squirts Lacrosse. Join beginning the week of April 15 at Memorial Field. To view the choices check www.GNParks.org. You can register directly on the parks website. Call us with questions (516) 482-0355.

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