Activities And Events On The Peninsula From Feb. 16 To 22


Friday, Feb. 15–
Sunday, Feb. 17

Great Neck House Film

Damsel will be shown on Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. Admission requires a park card.

Sunday, Feb. 17

Sunday @ 3 Series

Christian Porter and Regina Sayles, known as the Porter & Sayles Duo, will perform folk/pop music combining acoustic guitar, mandolin and other eclectic instruments at 3 p.m. at Great Neck House. Admission requires a park card.

Monday, Feb. 18–
Friday, Feb. 22.

Winter Camp Parkwood

During February break, children 4 to 10 will be grouped by age for tennis, skating/hockey, archery, gymnastics, and arts and crafts from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Parkwood Sports Complex, 65 Arrandale Ave. Lunch may be purchased at the snack bar for $8 a day or brought from home. The weekly fee is $450, residents; $500, nonresidents. The daily fee is $120, residents; $150, nonresidents. Register at or 516-482-0355.

Kids can improve their skills at Parkwood Tennis Camp during school break.

Tennis Camp

Children 6 to 17 can hone their tennis skills from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Parkwood Indoor Tennis Center, 65 Arrandale Ave. The daily fee is $80, residents; $94, nonresidents; or 516-829-9050.

Hockey Clinics &
Public Skating Sessions

Children 5 and older can enjoy daily hockey clinics from 9:15 to 10:15 a.m. at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink, 65 Arrandale Ave. The daily fee is $20, residents; $25, nonresidents. Register at or 516-487-2975, ext. 128. A special public skate schedule is also available during school break.

Bridge Players Wanted

Players of all ages with some experience can join in on Mondays, Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays from 1 to 3:30 p.m. at Parkwood Sports Complex, near skate rental.

Tuesday, Feb. 19–
Friday, Feb. 22

Children can learn cartooning at the Gold Coast Arts Center’s VacationArts program.

GCAC VacationArts

Children in pre-K through seventh grade can celebrate Presidents Week with art, music, chess, acting and dance taught by experienced instructors from 9 a.m. to
3 p.m. at the Gold Coast Arts Center, 113 Middle Neck Rd. Learn more at 516-829-2570 or


Tuesday, Feb. 19

Park District Meeting

The Great Neck Park District Board of Commissioners will hold a work session at 10 am at the Administration Building, 5 Beach Rd.

Village of Great Neck Meeting

A discussion of the proposed preliminary plans for Middle Neck and East Shore roads will continue at the trustees meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Village Hall, 61 Baker Hill Rd.

Wednesday, Feb. 20–
Thursday, Feb. 21

Vacation Rec Days

The Town of North Hempstead, in conjunction with the Department of Parks and Recreation, will host Vacation Recreation Days for children 5 to 13 at 1 p.m. at Michael J. Tully Park, 1801 Evergreen Ave. in New Hyde Park. On Wednesday, enjoy The Incredibles 2 and a magic show with balloons by Magic of Champu. Thursday will feature a presentation by Mad Science and Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. Swimming in the indoor pool will follow, and children 12 and younger must be accompanied by an adult. The cost is $5 for members of Tully Park’s Aquatic Activity Center; $12, nonmembers. Preregistration is required at the park on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. and weekends from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.; call 311 or visit

Friday, Feb. 22

Nominate a Woman

Honor a woman in the Town of North Hempstead who has contributed to the community by nominating her for the 2019 May W. Newburger Women’s Roll of Honor at or 516-869-6311. The 26th Annual Women’s Roll of Honor Breakfast will be held on Wednesday, March 27, at the Clubhouse at Harbor Links in Port Washington from 8 to 10 a.m.

Saturday, Sept. 21

South High 1979 Reunion

The Great Neck South Class of 1979 40th reunion will be held on Sept. 21 at the Harbor Links Golf Course Clubhouse in Port Washington.

The 40th reunion for Great Neck South Class of 1979 will be held at the Clubhouse at Harbor Links golf course in Port Washington and will feature a buffet dinner and professional photographer. The 12-member Reunion Committee has been busy making arrangements for a fun and memorable evening. For those traveling from out of town, a room block has been reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn at 3 Harbor Park Dr. in Roslyn. The class had 357 graduates, of which 217 have been located. If you know or are one of the 120 missing classmates, contact the Reunion Committee at or 916-601-7338.

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