Holiday Happenings

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Where mass, menorah lightings and other festivities will be held in celebration of Hanukkah and Christmas this season

St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church is decorated for the holidays.
St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church is decorated for the holidays.

St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church

Christmas Eve Services

Saturday, Dec. 24

5 p.m. (in English)

7:30 p.m. (in Spanish)

9 p.m. (in Korean)

11:30 p.m. Singing of Carols in the Church

12 a.m. Midnight Mass (in English)

 

Christmas Day Services

Sunday, Dec. 25

7:30 a.m., 10:15 a.m., 12:15 p.m. (in English)

3 p.m. (in Korean)

St. Aloysius Monthly Luncheon

Wednesday, Dec. 28

Sponsored by the St. Aloysius Sociables of Great Neck, the holiday lunch will be held at 1 p.m. at the Milleridge Inn, 585 N. Broadway in Jericho. The cost to attend is the price of your meal. Call John Hyland at 516-482-3795 for reservations.

St. Aloysius is located at 592 Middle Neck Rd. in Great Neck. For more information, call 516-482-2770 or visit www.staloysiusgn.org.


Community Church of Great Neck

Christmas Eve Services

Saturday, Dec. 24

7 p.m. (in English and Chinese)

Christmas Day Services

Sunday, Dec. 25

9:30 a.m. (in English)

11:10 a.m. (in Chinese)

Community Church of Great Neck is located at 2 Stoner Ave. in Great Neck. For more information, call 516-342-3083 or visit www.communitychurchofgreatneck.org.


holidayhappen_122116-aChabad of Great Neck

Hanukkah on Ice

Saturday, Dec. 24

5:45 p.m. Doors open

6 to 8 p.m. Skating session

Celebrate the first night of Hanukkah with open skating, a menorah lighting, food and chocolate coins, a human-size dreidel and crafts for the kids. The entrance fee is $10 and the skate rental fee is $5. Hanukkah on Ice will be held at the Andrew Stergiopoulos/Parkwood Ice Rink, 65 Arrandale Ave. in Great Neck. For more information, contact Chabad of Great Neck at 516-654-6000 or www.chabadgn.com.

holidayhappen_122116-bPublic Menorah Lighting at the LIRR

Tuesday, Dec. 27, at 6 p.m.

The community is welcome to come and enjoy music, dancing, doughnuts and prizes for all kids as special dignitaries light the menorah at this
free event. The Long Island Rail Road station is located at Middle Neck Road and Station Plaza in Great Neck. For more information, call Chabad of Great Neck at 516-654-6000 or email www.chabadgn.com.

Salomon Nehmad built this menorah 44 years ago in honor of his mother, Fortuna Cabani Nehmad, who passed away at age 17 when he was only 1.
Salomon Nehmad built this menorah 44 years ago in honor of his mother, Fortuna Cabani Nehmad, who passed away at age 17 when he was only 1.

Public Menorah Lighting at the Village Green

Thursday, Dec. 29, 5 p.m.

This event is free and all are welcome to come and enjoy music, dancing, doughnuts and prizes for all kids as special dignitaries light the menorah. The Village Green is located at Middle Neck and Beach Roads in Great Neck. For more information, contact Chabad of Great Neck at 516-654-6000 or www.chabadgn.com.

Last year, the family of Salomon Nehmad gathered in front of the menorah to celebrate the second night of Hanukkah. From left: Albert Nehmad, Sarina Nehmad, Brooke Nehmad and Moshe Dann (Photo by Isabella Harnick)
Last year, the family of Salomon Nehmad gathered in front of the menorah to celebrate the second night of Hanukkah. From left: Albert Nehmad, Sarina Nehmad, Brooke Nehmad and Moshe Dann (Photo by Isabella Harnick)
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