Winter Recess Activities Available for Town Residents
Oyster Bay Town Supervisor Joseph Saladino and Councilman Joseph Muscarella offer children and families fun-filled activities for the February winter recess from school. Beginning Saturday, February 17th through Sunday, February 25th the Town of Oyster Bay has fun-filled activities and events for residents of all ages.
“During Presidents’ week when most schools are closed, the Town’s Ice Rinks will have a special schedule with several public sessions to accommodate our residents,” Supervisor Saladino said. “Additionally, the Children’s Magical Music & More program, as well as the Distinguished Artists Concert Series, will host special performances, all of which are offered free of charge to our residents.”
Town rinks are located at Bethpage Community Park (the indoor Town of Oyster Bay Ice Skating Center), Marjorie Post Park (outdoor) and Syosset-Woodbury Park (outdoor). The outdoor rink season ends on February 25th. Ice skating schedules are available at www.oysterbaytown.com or residents may call (516) 797-4128. Available times range from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. to accommodate all residents. Programs run by The Rinx Skating School will be affected during the recess; participants should call (516) 797-4126 for information regarding skating programs.
FREE CHILDREN SHOWS:
Youngsters can enjoy two free Children’s Magical Music & More performances. On Sunday February 18th, Jester Jim will appear at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library at 3 p.m. On Wednesday, February 21st, Rolie Polie Guacamole will perform at the Bethpage Public Library at 2 p.m. Additional details are available at www.oysterbaytown.com or by calling (516) 797-7900.
The Town is also offering two Distinguished Artists concerts during the recess as part of its February series. Sunday, February 18th, the Gilbert & Sullivan Light Opera Company of Long Island will perform at the Bethpage Public Library at 2 p.m. On Sunday, February 25th, the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library welcomes the Ronny Whyte Trio for an afternoon of Classic American Popular Songs played by an outstanding jazz trio, beginning at 3 p.m. Distinguished Artists programs are available throughout the year free of charge to Town residents. Please check individual libraries for ticket requirements. To contact Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library, call (516) 938-0077. To contact Bethpage Public Library, call (516) 931-3907. For more information on this program and others, visit www.oysterbaytown.com or call (516) 797-7900.