Town “Shows” Families Great Holiday Entertainment

Among the holiday tidings and seasonal traditions in Hempstead Town are the popular Children’s Shows presented by the Department of Parks and Recreation.  Upcoming performances include, comedian/magician Jim McClenahan on Saturday, November 17, 11 a.m. at the Merrick Road Golf Course Clubhouse,  and a theatrical production of “A Winter Fairytale,” on Friday, December 28, 11 a.m. at Levittown Hall. 

“These delightful holiday performances will enable children and parents to share a fun-filled, family outing,” commented Supervisor Kate Murray.   “For moms and dads looking to entertain the kids during the November and December holidays,  the upcoming shows offer a chance to share some laughs and a good time together.”

Jim McClenahan is a town favorite who performs a unique brand of side-splittin’ comedy, hand-clappin’ music and seein’ is believin’ magic. “A Winter Fairytale,” is a Plaza Theatrical Production that will inspire mirth and merriment among children and adults alike.

Tickets for “A Winter Fairytale” are priced at $5 and may be obtained by calling the Town of Hempstead Parks Department at (516) 292-9000, ext. 382 or by using the ticket form found on the town website at TOH.LI.  The Jim McClenahan Show is presented FREE of charge but tickets are required.  Tickets are available by calling 292-9000, ext. 382, or by using the ticket form on the town web site at TOH.LI.  Jim also asks his guests to bring along an unwrapped gift for a needy child (please, no used toys).

“The holidays are a wonderful time to share some special moments with your family,” added Councilman Gary Hudes.  “Parents will enjoy the upcoming shows as much as their children and I encourage families to attend both of these holiday performances.”

The Clubhouse at Merrick Road Park Golf Course (868-4650) is located on Clubhouse Road off Merrick Road in Merrick.  Levittown Hall (933-6400) is situated on Levittown Parkway in Hicksville.   For additional information on the holiday shows, contact the Department of Parks and Recreation at 292-9000, ext. 382.