Upcoming Events: Family
Dance with Me Studios- Glen Head
262 Glen Head Rd, Glen Head, NY 11545
The Cade Foundation presents the “Long Island Dancing for the Family” to help support those OVERCOMING infertility on Saturday, August 23rd from 6-9PM. This will be a fun filled evening with complimentary dance instruction from Dance with Me Studio’s instructors, hors d’oevres, drinks, and a silent auction. One attendee will win a free IVF Cycle door prize, provided by Long Island IVF. Dance with Me Studios (262 Glen Head Rd) is home of champion dancers Maksim & Val Chmerkovskiy and Tony Dovolani from Dancing with the Stars. General admission tickets are $65 and VIP tickets are $100. All proceeds will support the mission and work of the Cade Foundation. Tickets can be purchased at: https://lidanceforthefamily.eventbrite.com. Those with questions can call 443-896-6504.
100 Jericho Turnpike, Westbury, NY 11590
Long Island gardeners – adults and children – are invited to bring their home-grown tomatoes to the 17th Annual Hicks Nurseries Tomato Contest to be held on Sunday, August 24, at the nursery in Westbury.
Prizes will be awarded for heaviest red tomato, largest circumference red tomato, tiniest red tomato and most unusual tomato of any color.
Entries will be accepted at 10 am on the day of the contest only and judging will begin promptly at 11 am. Each contestant can win in only one category. Tomatoes must be ripe with no signs of rot and not be frozen or previously frozen.
Hicks Nurseries is also encouraging children to bring in their “own-grown” tomatoes. Each child, 12 and under, will receive a special certificate. Children may also enter the contest.
Long Island Ducks @ The Bethpage Stadium
3 Court House Drive,
516-741-9000 Ext. 336
Come support the Family Center for Autism and enjoy a 90-minute all you can eat BBQ Buffet before the LI Ducks game! All of The Family Center for Autism program participants will have and kids can run the bases and be on the field during the National Anthem! Come join us to for an afternoon of family fun!
Usdan Center for the Creative and Performing Arts
185 Colonial Springs Road
The 8th annual children’s Chess Challenge, for grades K-12. Fees are $30 in advance, $40 on the day of event. A USCF-rated event, directed by Usdan Chess instructors Brian Karen and Joel Salman.
Old Westbury Gardens
71 Old Westbury Rd
1 (516) 252-3392
Lighting up the night this October in Old Westbury, New York is a unique all-ages nighttime Halloween extravaganza – The RISE of the Jack O’Lanterns. More than 5,000 hand-carved jack o’lanterns created by professional artists and sculptors are arranged in artful displays throughout a scenic trail within Old Westbury Gardens. Set against a backdrop of a treasured historic mansion, spectators are invited to discover intricately carved images of favorite celebrities and sports figures as well as other large-scale displays based on popular themes. The entire family-friendly stroll through the grounds is sure to be a lasting annual family tradition .Tickets are available for advance purchase only at www.therise.org. Ticket prices vary from $18-28 depending on date and time. Discounts are available for kids 3-17 years of age and seniors 65 and older. Kids under 2 get in for free. The event is held from October 16 through November 2, 2014 during varying evening hours ranging from 5:30pm – 10:30pm. The RISE is a rain or shine event. Parking is available for free and refreshments and merchandise are available as well on site. The surface of the trail is stroller and wheelchair accessible.
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