COE HALL OPEN FOR THE SEASON

DAILY MARCH 28TH – OCTOBER 4TH, 2015

11:30AM-3:30PM DAILY / WEEKENDS ONLY IN OCTOBER

SELF-GUIDED VISITS - $5.00 FOR NON-MEMBERS 

FREE FOR MEMBERS

PARK OPEN EVERY DAY 9:00AM-5:00PM ($8 parking fee)

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 20th, 2015

Concert in the Park – Ainslee Street Vibes

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall, West Portico

FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

 

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall!  Ainslee Street Vibes is a collective of Brooklyn based musicians that combing modern-chic style with top quality music entertainment rooted in vintage jazz tradition! Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

 

 

Saturday, June 27th, 2015

FAMILY FUN NIGHT – Strummin’ & Drummin’

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall, West Portico

FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

 

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall!  Strummin’ & Drummin’blends catchy lyrics with world rhythms into styles of pop, world music, blues and jazz. Their music is fun for the kids of course, but also hip for the parents too.  Come out and enjoy this fun and interactive night!  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

JULY

 

 

 

Saturday, July 11th, 2015

Concert in the Park – Vivaldi performed by the Dolce Ensemble

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall, West Portico / RAIN OR SHINE

FREE AFTER 5PM  / No Parking Fee after 5PM / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

 

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy beautiful Vivaldi music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall!  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sunday, July 12th, 2015
Sensory Garden Sundays
Sensory Stroll

12:00pm/Registration Required

Take a stroll through the Sensory Garden and explore all of your senses with one of our experienced outdoor educators who will lead you on an exciting adventure. Children will have the opportunity to see, taste, touch, smell and listen to the wonders of the Sensory Garden. Afterwards, enjoy a tasty scoop of homemade ice cream made from ingredients right out of the garden!

 

All Sensory Garden programming events are free admission with $8.00 parking fee. Rain or Shine. To register please call Antigone Zaharakis at (516) 922-8668 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

 

Friday, July 17th, 2015

Summer Theater in the Park

SHREK the Musical!  Plaza Theatrical Productions, Inc.

6:00pm / FREE admission after 5PM/ No Parking Fee after 5PM / No Reservations Required

 

Rain or Shine outside the Hay Barn/Visitor’s Center at Planting Fields.  Bring your own chair, blanket and picnic.

 

For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516) 922-8678 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Sunday, July 19th, 2015
Sensory Garden Sundays
Jack and the Beanstalk Puppet Show
12:00pm/Registration Required


Come see Dream Tale Puppets adaptation of the classic tale about Jack and the Beanstalk. Jack, his mother, and their cow come to life through Jacek Zuzanski's comical movements and Margaret Moody's lively voice accompaniment. Jack's daring adventure up the beanstalk delights children and their families. Best for ages four and up. After the show stay and plant your very own magical beanstalk.

 

All Sensory Garden programming events are free admission with $8.00 parking fee. Rain or Shine. To register please call Antigone Zaharakis at (516) 922-8668 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

Tuesday, July 21st 2015

NSLGA – Landscape Show

9:00am – 5:00pm at the Farm, Planting Fields

For more information about this landscape show, contact the NSLGA directly at (631) 665-2250.

 

Saturday, July 25th 2015

Broadway's Greatest Songs at Coe Hall

7:00pm – 10:00pm

Tickets:  Members $25 / Non-Members $50, Reservations are Required - reserve early as space for this event is limited!

Coe Hall will come alive with the sounds of Broadway, as sung by some of the stars from Broadway's biggest shows!  Sounds of the most classic, well-loved, and popular Broadway shows include favorites from Les Miserables, Phantom of the Opera, West Side Story, South Pacific and more.  Join us after the show for a chance to meet the performers at a wine and cheese reception in the Dining Room of Coe Hall.  FOR TICKETS CONTACT ANDREA CRIVELLO (516) 922-8688, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sunday, July 26th, 2015
Sensory Garden Sundays
Salsa, Salsa!!
12:00pm/Registration Required

Join Lisa Sparkles Ballroom and Latin Dance studio for a fun afternoon of Latin dancing! Later, stay and plant your own salsa garden with tomatoes, cilantro, jalapenos and red onions so that you can make your very own salsa at home!

 

All Sensory Garden programming events are free admission with $8.00 parking fee. Rain or Shine. To register please call Antigone Zaharakis at (516) 922-8668 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

AUGUST

 

Saturday, August 1st, 2015

Concert in the Park – 3 West

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall, West Portico

FREE / No Parking Fee after 5PM! / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

 

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy beautiful music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall!  3 West is an acoustic duo, originally from New Jersey, and now performing out of Lancaster, Pennsylvania, 3 WEST performs over 200 shows a year and is one of the most booked acts in the Tri-State area. With their range of music interests, you can hear them perform their country/pop originals, acoustic renditions of some of the most current popular hits, as well as some favorites from years past. Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sunday, August 2nd, 2015
Sensory Garden Sundays
Playing with Plants
12:00pm/Registration Required

Learn all about the life cycle of plants with one of our experienced outdoor educators who will lead you on a multi-sensory adventure exploring colors, textures, smells, tastes and sounds. Listen as The Cat in the Hat explains how seeds grow. Later, plant your very own mini sensory garden and enjoy a dirt pudding snack filled with yummy gummy worms.

 

All Sensory Garden programming events are free admission with $8.00 parking fee. Rain or Shine. To register please call Antigone Zaharakis at (516) 922-8668 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Friday, August 7th 2015

Planting Fields Foundation’s 7th Annual Champagne Party, A Totally Awesome 80s’ Party!

7:00pm-10:30pm at Coe Hall

$75.00 Members/Firefighters/Military/Police/EMS

$100.00 Non-Member

 

Celebrate summer in the grandeur of the gardens at Coe Hall.  Enjoy a cocktail buffet catered by Jeff Lawton Events featuring plentiful hors d’oeuvres, savory desserts, champagne, wine, sangria and craft beer.  We’re going back to the days of metal bands and big hair - grab some leg warmers, muscle shirts or acid wash to wear.  Bring your dancin’ shoes because we’re gonna get Footloose!  Dance under the stars all evening to the energetic and fun music provided by Tommy’s Tunes.  Join us to celebrate the best decade yet at this fun garden soiree!  For tickets or additional information please call Michelle Benes (516)922-8682 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

 

Saturday, August 8th, 2015

Summer Theater in the Park

West Side Story, Plaza Theatrical Productions, Inc.

6:00pm / FREE admission / No Parking Fee / No Reservations Required

 

Rain or Shine outside the Hay Barn/Visitor’s Center at Planting Fields. Bring your own chair, blanket and picnic.  The world’s greatest love story takes to the streets in this landmark Broadway musical that is one of the theatre’s finest accomplishments.  The award-winning score includes Maria, Tonight, I Feel Pretty, Somewhere, and the hilarious, Gee Officer Krupke.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516) 922-8678 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sunday, August 9th, 2015
Sensory Garden Sundays
Kids on Canvas
12:00pm/Registration Required

Abrakadoodle Kids on Canvas is designed to stir children's imaginations by exploring the world of art. This unique program teaches children about painting on a variety of canvas surfaces with acrylic paint and offers aspiring young artists a chance to learn about color and painting techniques. Sip lemonade and create your very own masterpiece. For children 6 years or older.

 

All Sensory Garden programming events are free admission with $8.00 parking fee. Rain or Shine. To register please call Antigone Zaharakis at (516) 922-8668 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

  

Saturday, August 15th, 2015

Concert in the Park – North Shore Pops Concert Band

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall, West Portico

FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

 

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy beautiful music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall!  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sunday, August 16th, 2015
Sensory Garden Sundays
Beautiful Butterflies
12:00pm/Registration Required

Come learn about the fascinating world of butterflies with one of our experienced outdoor educators who will lead you on a scientific exploration uncovering the caterpillars and butterflies that make their home within the Sensory Garden. Stay and make a butterfly wind chime to take home.

 

All Sensory Garden programming events are free admission with $8.00 parking fee. Rain or Shine. To register please call Antigone Zaharakis at (516) 922-8668 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

Saturday, August 22nd, 2015

Concert in the Park – River of Dreams, A Billy Joel Tribute Band

6:00pm – 7:30pm at Coe Hall, West Portico

FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

 

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy great music and the beauty at Planting Fields and exterior of Coe Hall!  River of Dreams is a six piece authentic tribute to the music of Billy Joel covering three decades of his most popular songs.  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015
Sensory Garden Sundays
Long Island Aardvarks Music Program
12:00pm/Registration Required

Join us for a foot stomping, jingle shaking, drum drumming hullabaloo that both kids and parents will enjoy. This interactive musical experience combines songs, dance and rhythm and is geared towards toddlers and children 4 months to 4 years old. Singing, dancing, musical storytelling, instrumental jam sessions and more! Stay and make your own musical instruments.

 

All Sensory Garden programming events are free admission with $8.00 parking fee. Rain or Shine. To register please call Antigone Zaharakis at (516) 922-8668 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. . 

 

Sunday, August 30th, 2015
Sensory Garden Sundays
Sensory Celebration
12:00pm/Registration Required

Celebrate the end of the season with music, stories, educational activities, crafts and snacks. Matt the Music Man will provide a fun, animated, children's music show that combines guitar accompanied sing-a-longs, hands-on drumming, and loads of silliness! For ages 3-9 years.

 

All Sensory Garden programming events are free admission with $8.00 parking fee. Rain or Shine. To register please call Antigone Zaharakis at (516) 922-8668 or email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

  

SEPTEMBER

Friday, September 4th 2015

Family Fun Night at Coe Hall

Free Admission / No Parking Fee / No reservations required

Restrooms open at Main Greenhouse

5:30pm – 7:30pm

 

Bring a blanket and picnic dinner to the West Portico and lawn garden at Coe Hall for a night of family fun.  Enjoy DJ music by Tommy’s Tunes, all evening.  Bring glow sticks for after dark fun!   No reservations required for more information please contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

Saturday, September 5th, 2015

Concert in the Park – The Hambones, A Bob Dylan Tribute Band

5:30pm – 7:00pm at Coe Hall, West Portico

FREE / No Parking Fee / No reservations required / Restrooms at Main Greenhouse

 

Bring a chair, blanket, and an outdoor picnic to enjoy celebrating music and the 40th anniversary of Bob Dylan’s classic album, Blood on the Tracks!  Coe Hall is closed during the concert.  Restrooms are available at the Main Greenhouse.  For more information contact Jennifer Lavella at (516)922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Sunday, September 13th, 2015

Beethoven Celebration at Coe Hall –  Concert & Lecture

1:00pm concert, 2:00pm lecture, 3:00pm concert

FREE with $5 admission to Coe Hall ($8 parking fee)

 

A delightful concert of Beethoven performed by Jack Kohl, classically trained pianist who has performed Beethoven at the American Landmarks Festival and Paul Hall at Julliard, and Paul Statsky, Brooklyn native and Julliard trained violinist with the Asheville Symphony and Governor’s School for the Arts.  Contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

HOURS & INFORMATION

PARK HOURS:

9:00 am - 5:00 pm daily

$8 per car until Nov, 18th

COE HALL HOURS:

Self-Guided Visits to Coe Hall

11:30 am - 3:30 pm 3/28 - 9/30 daily

October Weekends only

$5 Non-Members

Members & Children under 12 are free

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