Happening at the Great Neck Park District

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Gemini Journey performs at Great Neck House on Sunday. (Photo courtesy of the Great Neck Park District)

Nature Program: Just-A-Hike

Saturday, Feb. 29 at 11 a.m., join us for a moderately-paced hike at Muttontown Preserve (equestrian entrance) in East Norwich. You will be able to relax and socialize during this program. Trails may be muddy. Register online at www.gnparks.org or call (516) 487-GNPD. Children under 16 may not attend.

Defensive Driving Classes at Great Neck House:

Great Neck House offers Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving Classes on the first Saturday of every month. There will be a class on Saturday, March 7 from 9:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. To sign up for a class or for more information, call Great Neck House at 482-0355.

Sunday @ 3:

Gemini Journey Gemini Journey performs at Great Neck House, Sunday, March 1 at 3 p.m. Diane Block, violinist, and Terry Batts, cellist, became friends and “musical twins” while studying at the prestigious Manhattan School of Music.

Come journey with them as they explore the American experience through the lens of cinematic music which includes musical soundtracks from iconic films that resonate for all of us. Fred Simpson, accompanying on percussion, will lend his magic! A park pass is required for admission.

Weekend Movie at Great Neck House:

Leonard Soloway’s Broadway (2019), starring Campbell Scott, Elizabeth Ashley, and Olympia Dukakis, is playing at Great Neck House on Friday, Feb. 28 at 8 p.m.; Saturday, Feb. 29 at 5 & 8 p.m. and Sunday, March 1 at 7:30 p.m.

Through humorous storytelling, interviews and archival film material, this film captures a Broadway few ever see as told through the eyes of a legendary Broadway producer you’ve probably never heard of. He lived an unconventional life on his own terms who, over a 70-year span, staged over 100 shows (and counting) which generated history-making headlines, over 40 Tony Awards, 62 Tony Nominations, 21 Drama Desk Awards, 29 Drama Desk nominations and 3 Pulitzer Prizes in addition to launching the careers of famous stars known the world over.

It is not rated; runs 1h 22minutes. A park pass is required for admission.

Camp Parkwood Summer 2020:

Register your children (ages 3+) for Camp Parkwood 2020 today. We offer older campers a co-ed travel program and for children ages 4+, an optional door-to-door transportation service.

We also offer a Camp Parkwood optional sports camp and a Leaders in Training program for those not old enough to be employed (ages 14 & 15). Find necessary registration material on-line at www.gnparks.org or visit Great Neck House, 14 Arrandale Avenue. Call (516) 487-GNPD for more information.

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