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Gazebo concert series

July 13th will start our popular Summer Gazebo Concert Series on the Village Green. Concerts are held every Thursday at 7:15 pm so bring a blanket or a lawn chair and join us! We will have the following performers:

July 13 – Nassau Pops

July 20 – Neal Stuart and the Empire State

July 27 – Six Gun

August 3 – The Clusters

August 10 – Joel Zelnick and Move

August 17 – The Capris

Concerts are held rain or shine. In the case of less than beautiful weather, the concert will be moved indoors to St. Paul’s Cluett Hall at 295 Stewart Avenue.

Community Garden Plots

St. Paul’s Community Garden plots are now available for any Garden City resident interested in planting and maintaining a vegetable or flower garden. It is the responsibility of the resident to plant, water, and maintain their own area if they choose to participate and any “fruits of their labor” are theirs to enjoy. To join in this program, please visit the Recreation and Parks Office at 108 Rockaway Avenue.

Special events for June

Friday, June 16th at 11 am – Balance Testing with James Horn of Chelsea and Resolution Physical Therapy

Exercise for Seniors

Recreation and Parks is offering the following exercise classes for seniors at The Senior Center on Golf Club Lane. For the next few months the classes will be free in order to for you to try each class, after which they will be offered at a nominal charge. Classes are open to all seniors ages 60 and older who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City. Classes might be canceled due to a special event or trip so please check the bulletin board at The Senior Center for updates.

MONDAYS

Exercise with Felicia at 10 am

Tai Chi with Connie at 1 pm

Meditation with Connie at 2 pm

TUESDAYS

Yoga for all Levels with Allie at 11:15 am

Chair Dancing with Felicia at 2:30 pm

WEDNESDAY

Exercise with Felicia at 9:45 am

Chair Yoga with Connie at 11 am

THURSDAY

Exercise with Joy at 9 am (paid class, prior registration is needed)

Yoga for all Levels with Allie at 11:15 am

FRIDAY

Exercise with Felicia at 9:45 am

Resistance Bands w/ Felicia at 10:45 am

Meditation with Connie at noon

Tai Chi with Connie at 1 pm

Registration for upcoming

Senior trips -

New trips added

The Recreation and Parks Department, with the advisement of the Senior Advisory Committee, is sponsoring the following trips for seniors who are residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City during the upcoming months. Please remember to register early because all trips are first come, first served. No registrations will be taken before they are announced in the paper and payment must accompany any registration.

Wednesday, June 14 – Metropolitan Opera House to see the ballet “Swan Lake”. This is a matinee show. We will travel by coach bus and lunch will be on your own. Seating is limited. The cost of this trip will be $85, checks only, made payable to Jo Falabella. PLEASE NOTE, THIS TRIP IS NOW FILLED.

Tuesday, June 20 – New York Botanical Garden featuring the Chihuly Garden Exhibit and lunch on Arthur Avenue. We will travel by coach bus to the Garden where you will have approximately three hours to see the artwork of world-renowned sculptor Dale Chihuly as well as the rose garden and more that venue has to offer. We will then visit Arthur Avenue and have lunch at Mario’s. The cost of this trip will be $85, checks only made payable to Rendezvous Travel.

Tuesday, July 11 – “Summer on the Boardwalk”, Atlantic City. We will travel by coach bus to Resorts Casino in Atlantic City, where we will see a performance of the “Unexpected Surfer Boys” who will sing your favorite summer songs. We will also receive $25 in slot play. Gamble, enjoy the show and walk on the boardwalk to enjoy the day! The cost of this trip will be $50, checks only made payable to Rendezvous Travel and lunch will be on your own.

To register for any of these trips, please visit the Recreation Office at 108 Rockaway Ave. Please note, once the fees are sent to the venues, they are not refundable so make your selections carefully. All trips are open senior residents of the Inc. Village of Garden City only.

Article source: http://www.gcnews.com/news/2017-06-09/Community/FOR_SENIORS.html

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