What’s happening in the Great Neck Park District – Jan. 19 edition

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There will be a presentation hosted by the Wild Dog Foundation on coyotes. (Photo courtesy of the Great Neck Park District)
The Wild Dog Foundation recently held another information session updating residents on the status of coyotes in the area. (Photo courtesy of the Great Neck Park District)

Parkwood Tennis Center

Register for the new winter session at the Parkwood Tennis Center which 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

Register for Skate School’s winter session at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink. New students welcome. Bruins Fun-damental Hockey program is now registering children (ages 5-12), which runs through April 13. Reduced rate equipment packages are available. For more information call (516) 487-2976.

Nature Program: Are The Coyotes Coming?

Sunday, Jan. 21, 12:30 p.m., join the Park District for the Wild Dog Foundation’s indoor presentation at Great Neck House about coyotes. Learn about these animals and their canine relatives. Register now, online gnparks.org or call (516) 482-0355. Children under 16 may not attend.

Weekend Movie at Great Neck House

The film Battle of the Sexes (2017) directed by Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris, will be shown at Great Neck House on Friday, Jan. 19 at 8 p.m., Saturday, Jan. 20, at 5 & 8 p.m. and Sunday, Jan. 21 at 7:30 p .m. Starring Emma Stone, Steve Carell and Andrea Riseborough, this is the true story of the 1973 tennis match between the great Billie Jean King and ex-champ Bobby Riggs. It is rated R and runs 1h 54min. Admission with park card.

Sunday @ 2: The Chamlins

On Sunday, January 21 at 2 p.m., husband and wife cabaret act, The Chamlins, will perform an eclectic mix of American Songbook standards, musical theater, traditional tunes, folk, pop and operetta at Great Neck House.

Paul Chamlin has established his reputation for over 30 years as a Musical Director, coach, singer and repertoire specialist. He has accompanied such Broadway legends as Len Cariou, Anita Gillette, Lee Roy Reams, Beth Fowler and Penny Fuller. Rochelle Breyer Chamlin comes from a classical singing background, performing as a professional soloist in opera and oratorio.

Together their shows feature harmonizing and eclectic songs choices, with witty banter interspersed through the performance. Admission to Great Neck House requires a park card.

Birthday Parties in the Park District

Interested patrons can book their child’s next celebration with the Park District, whether it’s a skating party at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink (516- 829-4323), or a unique-themed party package at Steppingstone Park (516- 482-0355). Park parties include a private party room, two party hosts, invitations, pizza, cake and more. Check out their website at www.gnparks.org.

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 next class will be held Saturday, Feb. 3 from 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. To register or for more information, call Great Neck House at 482-0355.

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