FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: June 12, 2023
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FunDay Monday Dates Announced for 2023 Season
North Hempstead, NY – Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Jennifer DeSena and the Town Board have announced the schedule for the 2023 FunDay Monday season. This popular, FREE senior program, held at North Hempstead Beach Park in Port Washington, takes place every Monday from July 10 to August 21.
“Funday Monday is one of the Town’s most popular programs for our senior residents, and we are excited to again be hosting a full slate of events throughout the summer at North Hempstead Beach Park,” Supervisor Jennifer DeSena said. “Funday Monday has become a summer staple in many of our residents lives and the Town is happy to once again host these weekly events filled with games, exercise, and rousing performances.”
Organized and hosted by the Town’s Department of Community Services, FunDay Monday offers hundreds of seniors from across the Town the opportunity to gather for games, music, dancing, entertainment, and exercise. The program’s most widely attended events are the Health Fair, which will take place this year on July 24 and HomeTown USA scheduled for August 21, which honors our nation’s Armed Forces and veterans.
The 2023 FunDay Monday Summer Event Schedule:
July 10: Stan & Edi will charm you with their singing.
July 17: Vincent Rhodes Productions will give a live beach performance.
July 24: Senior Health, Education and Information Fair: learn more ways to maintain and manage your health. EJ the DJ will also be at the beach from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m.
July 31: Take a trip down Abbey Road and join the Beat-A-Likes, a Beatles Tribute, for some enjoyable music by the water.
August 7: Residents will be treated to a Dance Aloha and Elvis Tribute at this summertime event.
August 14: The Rat Pack Tribute will be showcasing their talents with music from Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin and Jerry Lewis.
August 21: HomeTown USA: An exciting celebration of American traditions with crafts, hobbies, demos, musical performances, a classic car show and a special Salute to the Troops. Also enjoy performances by the Quatrain Barbershop Quartet and Bud & Linda as well as a vintage car show on the boardwalk.
FunDay Mondays will also have plenty of fun activities throughout the day including fitness classes, games, arts & crafts, beach walks, and more! Come on down each week for pickleball from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., line dancing from 9 a.m. to 10 a.m. and 10 a.m. to 11 a.m., and Tai Chi for balance and health from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m.
FREE bus transportation is available from various points throughout the Town. For further information, or for a pick-up location near you, please call 311 or 516-869-6311.