National Skate Month Day at the Great Neck Park District
In cooperation with the Great Neck Figure Skating Club, the Great Neck Park District will celebrate National Skate Month at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink on Sunday, Jan. 13 from 12:30 to 2:30 p.m. Enjoy free admission with park card. All are welcome to attend.
Indoor Soccer Program
Children ages 3-10 years old can register for the Park District’s new UK Elite indoor soccer program, held at Great Neck South Middle School gym on Saturdays, beginning Jan. 26 (dates include Feb. 2, 9 and March 2, 9 and 16). Little Kickers, ages 3-4, meet from 2 to 3 p.m.; Middies, ages 5-6, from 3 to 4 p.m. and Super Strikers, ages 7-10, from 4 to 5 p.m. Price for residents is $155/Non-residents $185. If interested call 516-482-0355 or register online at www.gnparks.org.
Parkwood Tennis Center
Parkwood Indoor Tennis Center’s Session II runs through April 16. 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
Register for Skate School’s second session, which runs through March, at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink. New students welcome. Call 516-487-2976, Ext. 114. Bruins Fun-damental Hockey program is also welcoming children ages 5-12 for session II, which runs through April. For more information call Rob at 516-726-1136, Ext. 1206.
Nature Program: Preserving Greenspace
On Sunday, Jan. 20 at 11 a.m., join in at Great Neck House for an indoor presentation by Jane Jackson of North Shore Land Alliance, which is a nationally accredited land trust. She will highlight their efforts to preserve open space on Long Island. Register as soon as possible online at GNParks.org or call 516-482-0355. Children under age 16 are not permitted to attend.
The documentary “Tea With Dames” (2018), directed by Roger Michell, will be shown at Great Neck House on Friday, Jan. 18 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 19, at 5 and 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 20 at 7:30 p .m. Dames Judi Dench, Eileen Atkins, Joan Plowright, and Maggie Smith get together for tea to reminisce and discuss their acting careers. It is unrated and runs 1h 24min. Admission with park card.
Sunday @ 3: Counterclockwise Ensemble
On Sunday, Jan. 20 at 3 p.m., Counterclockwise Ensemble will perform at Great Neck House. The band is a guitar, strings and percussion quintet that plays contemporary chamber music. Their shows are extremely broad, and can shift from a classical musical piece by Copland or Haydn to Led Zeppelin. A park card is required for admission.
Defensive Driving Classes at Great Neck House
Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving classes are offered at Great Neck House on the first Saturday of every month. There is a class on Saturday, Feb. 2 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To register or for more information, call Great Neck House at 482-0355.
Birthday Parties in the Park District
Book your child’s next celebration with the Park District. Choose a skating party at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink (516-829-4323), or a unique-themed party package at Steppingstone Park (516-482-0355). Parties include a private party room, two party hosts, invitations, pizza, cake and lots more. Check the website at www.gnparks.org.