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Garden City Recreation & Parks Department News: July 24, 2014

Summer Concert Schedule

Garden City’s Department of Recreation and Parks is happy to announce the schedule of its concert series “Summer Music on the Village Green.” The concert series will be held at the gazebo on the corner of Stewart and Hilton Avenues. Concerts are held on Thursdays beginning at 7:15 pm. The schedule is as follows:

July 24    Six Gun

July 31     Tangerine

August 7    The Terry Nova Little Big Band

August 14    Vintage Bliss

To register for any of the above programs for find out further information about openings, please visit www.gardencityrecreation.org for an application or the recreation office at 108 Rockaway Ave.

The Best Secret In Town!

Did you know that each of our neighbor hood parks runs a playground program every summer? Children entering 1st through 8th grades who are residents of the village are invited to come to the park during the summer to find out what activities are taking place.

Each park has its own “flavor” and “favorite” activities. Games, sports, tournaments, and arts and crafts activities are run during the day and into the evening. Trips are also run through the parks.

Activities, except for trips, are free to anyone attending. Registration is not necessary. A child may attend any day they choose. The children are supervised while in the park, but the children attending must be able to come and go to the park as they please or a parent or child care provider must be in attendance while the child participates. This program can not be used as babysitting.

When: Monday through Friday beginning Monday, June 30 and ending Friday, Aug. 15.

Where: Nassau Haven, Edgemere, Tullamore, Grove, and Hemlock Parks

Time: Beginning 10 a.m. and running throughout the day. Check your local park for posted schedules.

2nd Week Of Animation Camp

The Garden City Department of Recreation and Parks is happy to announce that it was able to secure a second week of the Incrediflix Animation Film Camp. This camp will teach children ages 7–13 the art of film making while using animation as their guide. This 4-day camp will be held in Community Park’s Tennis Hut.

When: Aug. 25-28

Time: 1 to 4 p.m.

Where: TBD

Cost: $150, checks made payable to “Incrediflix”

To register, please visit the recreation office at 108 Rockaway Ave.

Adult Basketball/Volleyball

The Recreation Summer Adult Programs in the Field House began on Wednesday, July 16 according to the following schedule:

Wednesdays:

Mens’ Open  Basketball 7-9 p.m.

Adult Co-Ed Volleyball 7-9 p.m.

These programs are open to residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City who have graduated high school. All programs listed are free of charge and strictly “pick up.” A picture ID is required to sign in to any program. This program will run until Wednesday, Aug. 20.

Amusement Park Tickets Now Available

The Garden City Recreation Department will this year again be offering discount tickets to area amusement parks. Tickets can be purchased at the recreation office at 108 Rockaway Ave. Cash or check will be accepted for payment. These very popular discounted tickets are for:

Listed are the gate prices and discounted prices

Splish Splash Water Park  $41, $34

Splish Splash - under 48 inches  $31, $27

Six Flags Great Adventure and Safari  $66.99, $37

(Jackson, NJ) (under 54”)  $39.99

Great Escape/Splashwater Kingdom  $58.85, $38

(Lake George, NY)

Hershey Park – 48 inches or over  $60.80, $47

Hershey Park – under 48 inches and age 55 and over $38.80, $36

Dorney Park – 48 inches or over  $55.99, $38

Dorney Park Junior – under 48” or age 62 and over $32.99, $31

Morey’s Pier – 48 inches and over  $75, $58

(Wildwood, NJ)

Morey’s Pier – under 48”  $57, $45

From the Garden City Recreation Department