June 14, 2013
- Personal Message
- Parisi Speed School Training Tip of the Week
- Shadow Picture for Dad
- Win an iPad Mini!
- Father's Day Gift Ideas
- Below the Fold
- This Week's Picks
- This Week's Calendar
- Teen Scene
- Upcoming events at the Libraries
- Why, Dad?
- Long Island Children's Museum JUNE Events
- All the great ways to use Macaroni Kid
- Free summer movies at Clearview Cinemas
- Summer concerts at Eisenhower Park
Happy Flag Day! Did you know that it was established in 1777 to commemorate the adoption of the US flag and was declared an official holiday in 1949.
This sure has been a rainy week. I hope the weekend will clear up so we can go the pool or beach, and play outside.
CONGRATULATIONS to reader Kate W. who won the family four-pack to Pinaklicious! Enjoy and let us know how it was.
Best wishes to all the dads. May your children bring ...
Acceleration tip this week:
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You will need:
poster board, cardstock or foam board
Using posterboard, cardstock or a sturdier prop, cut or carve out the letters to the message you want to send. You can write out the letters as normal. No need to turn them inside out or backwards!
Notes To Selves:
Don't use paper.
I tried paper first and found it entirely too flimsy in the wind outside.
So we moved on to what I had in my garage ...
Contest runs May 15-June 15
Macaroni Kid delivers great information right to your inbox each week - local event listings, activities and crafts for your kids, book reviews, local business information, and more! So why isn't everyone subscribed? Macaroni Kid National thought that maybe a contest would help, and not just any contest - a contest where you could win an iPad Mini!
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Father's Day gifts are always a struggle. Dads have it easy on Mother's Day -- flowers, jewelry, a beautiful trinket, a few hours of quiet time -- we're easy to please. But Father's Day gifts are hard. Do we go sentimental? Do we go manly? Do we encourage a new hobby? (That hardly ever works out for me... the beer making kit is STILL sitting in the basement two years later and don't even get me started on the Dremel tool.)
Just like Moms, Dads just want ...
Where: Manorhaven Park
158 Manorhaven Blvd.
Port Washington, NY 11050When: 11:00 AM - 9:00 PMWho: Everyone, weather permittingHow: Come on downCost: Pay per visit or join for the season.For more info: 516-767-4618
The Family Festival Carnival hours are: Thursday (6/13) from 6:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.; Friday (6/14) from 6:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.; Saturday (6/15) from 1:00 p.m. 11:00 p.m.; and Sunday (6/16) 1:00 p.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Where: Eisenhower ParkWhen: n/aWho: EveryoneHow: Come on downCost: Admission is free; POP rides are $30 or $20 if purchased in advance. For more information please call: (631) 499-6824 or visit the website at: www.newtonshows.com.For more info: For more information about the Nassau County Department of Parks, Recreation and Museums, please call (516) 572-0200, or visit the website at: www.nassaucountyny.gov/parks.
Where: Town DockWhen: 8:00 AM - 12:00 PMWho: AnyoneHow: Come on downCost: Depends what you buy.For more info: Patti or Doug Wood
Where: Long Island Maritime Museum
86 West Ave, West Sayville, NY 11796
Direcctions: http://limaritime.org/LIMM%20Direx.pdfWhen: 11:00 AM - 6:00 PMWho: SwashbuklersHow: Come on downCost: $8 general admission, kids 5 and under are freeFor more info: http://thepiratefestival.org/
Where: Sands Point Preserve
127 Middle Neck Road
Sands Point, New York 11050When: 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (Geocaching anytime 9-5.)Who: Families and bat fansHow: Come on down.Cost: Suggested contribution is $20 per car or $10 with Annual Pass.
Pre-registration is required – please call 516-571-7962 or -7901
by Monday, June 10, 2013.For more info: 516-571-7901
Where: 1542 Northern Blvd, Manhasset, NY 11030When: 12:30 PM (Now on Sundays!)Who: Children of all ages.How: Come on down.Cost: FreeFor more info: 516-365-6723
Where: Nassau Countu Museum of Fine Art
One Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor, New York 11576When: 1:00 PM - 2:00 PM (Sundays)Who: Families and kidsHow: No registration neededCost: Free with museum admission! Weekends only there is a $2 parking fee (members free).For more info: 516.484.9338
Where: Manhasset Library cafe.When: 5:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: All agesHow: Come on downCost: freeFor more info: 627-2300
Where: Dolphin Bookshop
Port WashingtonWhen: 6:00 PMWho: TeensHow: Register at front desk, on the phone, or online.Cost: FreeFor more info: 516-767-2650
Where: Manhasset LibraryWhen: 7:00 PM - 8:00 PMWho: TeensHow: Registration starts June 5th: 627-2300 ext 101Cost: $4For more info: 627-2300 ext 101
Now including Manhasset and Roslyn!
Port Washington Teenspace programs
Manhasset Library Kids events
Manhasset LIbrary Teens events
Roslyn Children's Room
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Starts July 10th
July 10, 11, 17, 18, 24, 25, 31, and August 1, 7,8,14,15, 21, 22 at 10:30 AM.
First come, first served.
Schedule of movies here:
Free Family Fun Concerts All Summer Long
Performances will be free of charge, begin at 7:00 p.m. (unless otherwise noted)
The Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre is an outdoor theater located within Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. Conveniently located near parking fields 6 and 6A, the theatre provides a venue for a full schedule of entertainment events during the summer. In addition to the popular International Music Nights Concert Series, the summer concert schedule is as follows:
Friday, June 14th Jay Black
Friday, June 21st ...
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