What’s Happening In and Around Your Town


RVCLogoBowl in the New Year! 
Rockville Centre Lanes is offering two options on times to celebrate the New Year!
Family New Year’s Eve: 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Great for Families with Children
$175.00 per lane includes: Unlimited Bowling + Free Use of Bowling Shoes, Hot Buffet & Soft Drinks, Mocking Countdown!

Late Night Bowling Bash: 9:00 pm – 12:30 am
Great for Adults & Families with ‘Tweens & Teens
$200 per lane includes: Unlimited Bowling + Free Use of Bowling Shoes, Hot Buffet & Soft Drinks, Watching the Ball Drop on our Jumbo Screens!
Rockville Centre Lanes, 100 Maple Ave., Rockville Centre, NY 11570  • 516-678-3010
For more information visit: http://www.rvclanes.com/


“Sinatra at the Sands” New Year’s Eve!  •  December 31, 2015  • 7pm
Jerry-Bobbie-in-front-of-band-at-Molloy-2-2014Ring in the New Year with our own “House Band,” SWINGTIME, as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of this landmark recording–perhaps the finest live album Sinatra ever made. On stage at the Sands Hotel with Count Basie and his Orchestra and conductor Quincy Jones, “Old Blue Eyes” had just turned 50, so Frank and his collaborators were all in their musical prime! Led by Director Steve Shaiman, SWINGTIME and vocalists Jerry Costanzo & Bobbie Ruth will re-create that magical night in Las Vegas on Dec. 31, 1965.
Tickets are $50 and include party favors and champagne.
Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY 11571
For more information visit: http://madisontheatreny.org/

Fishes and Wishes  • December 31  • 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Rockville Bring the kids to the Long Island Aquarium on December 31 for their annual Fishes & Wishes New Year’s Eve Celebration!  Great food and great fun, plus entertainment you won’t find anywhere else. Guests will enjoy a cocktail hour, buffet dinner (includes beer and wine), dancing, crafts for the kids, dessert and ice cream bar, plus a mock-Midnight champagne and sparkling cider toast (at 10:30), and of course the beauty of the Aquarium at night. You can also spend the night with us at the Hyatt Place Long Island/East End!  Packages start at $199 (plus tax).

Tickets: Children 3-12: $60 (Members: $55) / Adults (13+): $95 (Members: $85) / Children 2 & Under: FREE
Long Island Aquarium & Exhibition Center, 431 East Main Street, Riverhead NY 11901, Phone: 631.208.9200


Kasey’s Kitchen & Cocktails New Years Eve Extravaganza  •  Dec. 31, 2015  • 9:00pm – 2:00am
5 hour premier open bar, buffet dinner with a champagne toast at midnight. Dj  begins at 9 pm dinner served at 9:30, remember 21 and older id must be present in addition to your pre paid ticket.
Kasey’s Kitchen & Cocktails, 23 N. Park Ave, Rockville Centre, NY 11570
For tickets and info: http://kaseys-kitchen-and-cocktails.ticketleap.com/kaseys2016/details

Star Wars!
Wednesday December 30, 2015 @ 2:30
starwarsdecendantLooking for something to do to occupy the kids during the break? How about getting some creative juices flowing with a Star Wars or Descendants Movie craft for grades 2-5. RVC cardholders can sign up now online, over the phone or in person!

Rockville Centre Public Library, 221 North Village Ave, Rockville Centre, NY.
For more information: http://www.rvclibrary.org/kids


Shout, The Mod Musical at Cultural Arts
Sunday December 27 through January 10, 2016
The Cultural Arts Playhouse, 170 Michael Drive


Alice in Wonderland
January 22, 2016: 8pm  • January 23: at 2pm & 8pm   •  January 24, 3pm
Directed & Choreographed by Baayork Lee •  Music & Lyrics by Mark York
Conducted by Aaron Gandy  •  Book by Andree Newport & JK Langlois

Alice-In-Wonderland-Images-for-Website2This new adaptation of the classic story of Alice in Wonderland finds Alice in 1899 falling through a rabbit hole and magically into the future. Alice travels through decade after decade meeting classic character through out her journey. Ending her journey in the 1960s, this musical fantasy takes you through the Roaring 20s, Hollywood 30s, Big Band 40s and the Beatnik 50s with showgirls, tap dancing and a myriad of dance styles featuring the delightful characters of Wonderland. Featuring a live Orchestra and performers from the Molloy College’s CAP21 (Collaborates Arts Project) program.
Madison Theatre at Molloy College, 1000 Hempstead Ave., Rockville Centre, NY 11571
Tickets are $30-35. Proceeds will go to benefit the Joan Roberts Memorial Scholarship.
For more information: http://madisontheatreny.org/current-season/alice-in-wonderland/


Family Sundays at the Museum
Sundays, 1-4 p.m.    Family tour at 1 p.m.   •   Art Activities begin at 1:30 p.m.
(Not offered on December 20 and January 17.)

i-Family-Sundays-1507-lgConverse, collaborate and create together during Family Sundays from 1 to 4 pm. Family Sundays begin with exhibition-based gallery conversations. Families then go on to explore new art materials, vocabulary and ideas with our museum educator. Family Sundays provide children and the adults in their lives with the opportunity to reconnect while talking about and making art together. New projects are featured every week! Reservations not needed. Free with Museum admission. Not offered December 20 and January 17; please plan to attend our special family events on those dates.

Free with Museum admission, reservations not needed.
Nassau County Museum of Art, One Museum Drive, Roslyn Harbor, New York 11576 . 516.484.9337


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Former Art Director for Home Magazine, Heather Leahy Zachariah, left her career in publishing after baby number number one. She now works from home as a freelance graphic designer and a chauffeur to her 3 busy kids. "Working on TipsFromTown has been a wonderful outlet for me. It renewed my love of publishing where I can design colorful, enticing pages online and allows me to share the things I love about being a mom." Heather grew up in Shaker Heights, Ohio, a place that still is near and dear to her. " After living in Brooklyn for 18 years and studying Graphic Design at Pratt Institute, she now lives in the Jersey burbs. "I love living so close to NYC, but in my heart, I'm an Ohio girl."


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