What’s Happening This Week From April 20 To 26


Saturday, April 20

Second Night Seder

Temple Israel of Great Neck’s Men’s Club will host a kosher Passover Seder catered by Aron’s Kissena Farms at 8 p.m., following services at 7:20 p.m., at 108 Old Mill Rd. Reserve for $60, adults, and $25, children 13 and younger, members; $70, adults, and $30, children, nonmembers at 516-482-7800.

Monday, April 22

Marina Service Begins

Launch service hours for the 2019 season will be offered from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Steppingstone Marina; 516-482-0355.

Monday, April 22–
Friday, April 26

Spring Camp Parkwood

Children ages 5 to 10 can enjoy tennis, skating, hockey, archery, gymnastics, cooking and arts & crafts during school break from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at the Andrew Stergiopoulos Ice Rink. 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; www.gnparks.org or 516-482-0355.

Kids can improve their skills during break at the Parkwood Tennis Center. (Photo by Michele Siegel)

Spring Tennis Camp

Tennis players ages 6 to 17 can hone their skills through instruction, games and match play at the Parkwood Tennis Center from 12 to 4 p.m. The fee is $80/day, residents; $100/day, non­residents; www.gnparks.org or 516-829-9050.




Children can create masterpieces during break at the Gold Coast Arts Center’s VacationArts program.

VacationArts Program

The Gold Coast Arts Center School for the Arts will offer art, music, chess, acting
and dance during break for children in pre-K through Grade 7 from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 113 Middle Neck Rd.; 516-829-
2570 or www.goldcoastarts.org/school-for-the-arts/vacationarts.

Tuesday, April 23

Park District Meeting

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

Audubon Society Presentation

The North Shore Audubon Society will present Birding South Florida for free at 7 p.m. at the Manhasset Public Library, 30 Onderdonk Ave.; www.northshoreaudubon.org.

Wednesday, April 24

St. Aloysius Lunch

The St. Aloysius Sociables of Great Neck will hold its monthly lunch at 12:30 p.m. at Louie’s Oyster Bar & Grill Restaurant, 395 Main St. in Port Washington. The cost is the price of your meal. For reservations, call John Hyland at 516-482-3795.

Thursday, April 25

Park District Meeting

The Great Neck Park District Board of Commissioners will hold a business meeting at 8 p.m. at the Administration Building, 5 Beach Rd.

Friday, April 26–
Sunday, April 28

Great Neck House Film

Wildlife will be shown on Friday at 8 p.m., Saturday at 5 and 8 p.m. and Sunday at 7:30 p.m. A park card is required.

Create an account to register for upcoming Great Neck Park District programs.

Summer’s Coming

Easy Online Registration

The Great Neck Park District’s new online registration launch is up and running. Create an account at www.gnparks.org to receive text alerts and register for activities; 516-482-0355.

Camp Parkwood Registration

Camp Parkwood offers fun activities for ages 3+, optional door-to-door bus service for ages 4+, complimentary towel service, a Tweens Travel Program for Grades 6 to 8, a Leaders in Training for ages 14 and 15, and Camp Parkwood Sports Camp for Grades 3 to 5. Register weekly or for the whole summer at 516-482-0355.

Complete Your Survey

Surveys were mailed to 3,000 random park district addresses. If you received one, complete and return it as soon as possible to help the parks meet the current and future needs of our community. An online survey will be available to every resident at the end of April. The Technical Report for the Master Plan Public Engagement Summary is posted. If you were unable to participate in the first public engagement, you can see what residents had to say at www.gnparks.org.

Deep water moorings with launch service is available for the 2019 season at Steppingstone Marina. (Photo by Michele Siegel)

Moorings at Steppingstone

Deep water moorings with launch service, ramp use permits with nonresident fees and beach boat registration for residents are available for the 2019 season at Steppingstone Marina on a first-come, first-served basis at www.gnparks.org or 516-482-0355.


Parkwood Aquatic Center

Enjoy free events and programs, such as Aqua Zumba class, Bingo and Rubber Duckie Race, with your membership to the Parkwood Family Aquatic Center. Register online or at Great Neck House, 14 Arrandale Ave., before Monday, April 29, and receive the early-bird discount.

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