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At the Long Island Children’s Museum Monday, July 2 through Friday, July 6 from 2 to 4 p.m. (Except July 4) Join the Our Backyard as the children discover new ways to explore the natural world. Each week the Green Teens will lead visitors through an activity, craft or game with a different nature-related theme. Learn fun ways to help the environment, enjoy a variety of outdoor experiences and try your hand at cooking, crafts and other science activities. This program is made possible by a generous grant from National Grid and is recognized as a youth inspired program by the Association of Science-Technology Centers (ASTC). Green Teens is an environmental education program that trains high school students to become outdoor educators. All ages. Free with museum admission.
New Traveling Exhibit-“Framed: Step into Art” will be featured until September 2. Enter the framework of famous paintings, arrange works of art into your own art gallery, create a chalk wall mural, and experience art like never before in “Framed: Step into Art,” This imaginative and interactive exhibit is sure to bring out the inner artist in everyone! Uncover an artistic side through a number of creative activities, including: explore Grant Wood’s “Dinner for Threshers” firsthand and sit down for some home cooking before heading to the barn to check on the farm animals. Travel back to the Canadian Rockies in 1916 and discovering camping gear like John Singer Sargent would have used. Ride Clementine Hunter’s Big Chicken and helping complete Diego Rivera’s mural “Corn Festival.” View original and famous parodies of “Mona Lisa;” create your own version of Mona Lisa’s enigmatic expression.
Be the artist by creating your own wall mural with chalk and create your own gallery by arranging works of art in frames. Embark on an art hunt and record your responses to the art at a talk back computer station. “Framed: Step into Art” was created by the Minnesota Children’s Museum. All ages. Free with museum admission.
All activities will be held at the Long Island Children’s Museum, 11 Davis Avenue, Garden City. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Museum admission: $11 for adults and children. Under a year, free. $10 seniors. Additional fees for theater and special programs may apply. For additional information, contact 224-5800 or visit www.licm.org. Upcoming events at the Long Island Children’s Museum include: Early Childhood Programs stART (Story plus Art): Tuesday to Friday from 12:30 to 1 p.m. Music and Movement: Wednesday and Friday from 11:30 a.m. to noon. Messy Afternoons: Saturday, Sunday, from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Fee: $3 with museum admission ($2 LICM members).
The Herricks School Board will hold its regular meeting at 7:15 p.m. at the Herricks Community Center, 999 Herricks Road, New Hyde Park.
Williston Park will hold a concert by Phil Amarante at 7 p.m. at the Gazebo, corner of Hillside Avenue and Concord Avenue, Williston Park.
The Herricks School Board will hold it’s a annual reorganizational meeting at 7:15 p.m. at the Herricks Community Center, 999 Herricks Road, New Hyde Park.
The Williston Park Fire Department will hold its Annual 4th of July Parade winding through the streets of Williston Park. The parade will step off at 9:30 a.m. and will end at the Williston Park Fire Department headquarters on Willis Avenue.
The New Hyde Park/Garden City Park will hold its annual reorganizational meeting at 7:30 p.m. at the Manor Oaks School, 1950 Hillside Avenue, New Hyde Park.
The Board of Trustees of the Shelter Rock Public Library will hold their next board meeting at 7:30 p.m. in the library’s community room. The public is invited to attend. The meeting may contain an executive session for discussion of personnel and/or contract issues.
Williston Park will hold a concert by Elliot Goldberg at 7 p.m. at the Gazebo, corner of Hillside and Concord Avenues, Williston Park.
The Irish American Society of Nassau, Suffolk and Queens, Inc., 297 Willis Avenue, Mineola, will hold a dance at 8:30 p.m. with music by Liam McLoughlin, direct from Ireland. Fee is $20 per person.
Lisa Korman, Psy.D, will discuss ‘A Different Kind of Love Triangle’ at the the Upscale Singles Chat Group 40 plus on at 7:30 p. m. at Shelter Rock Jewish Center, Shelter Rock Road, Roslyn. Refreshments. Admission $10. For details contact Marilyn227@optonline.
The Nassau Pops will hold its annual concert at 8 p.m. at the Cross Street School (now Schechter) field, corner of Cross Street and Winthrop Street, Williston Park.
Williston Park will hold a concert by Mid-Island Chapter at 7 p.m. at the Gazebo, corner of Hillside and Concord Avenues, Williston Park.
John Hayes, the dynamic director and producer wife Carol are set to produce yet another marvelous musical for Summer Stage, South Pacific. Mega-talented Barbara Murphy will be the choreographer for this production. Show dates in St. Aidan Kirwin Hall, adjacent to St. Aidan Church on Willis Avenue are: Friday, August 17 at 8 p.m., Saturday, August 18 at 8 p.m., Sunday, August 19 at 2 p.m. Also needed are volunteers to help behind the scenes. For a fun-filled summer. please join the St. Aidan Summer Stage. Come enjoy the show in the newly air-conditioned hall. For further information, please call Father Tom Tassone at 746-6585, ext. 9106.