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)

  

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.  Close-up magic during cocktail hour provided by Robert Austin.  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

"A Rodgers & Hart Audition" – Written & Directed by David Houston

2:00pm at Coe Hall

FREE with $5 admission to Coe Hall / $8 Parking Fee / No reservations required 

It's 1940!  The great music team of Richard Rodgers and Lorenz Hart are holding open auditions for a benefit for our war-weary friends in Great Britain.  Enjoy "I Could Write a Book", "Bewitched, Bothered & Bewildered", "Spring is Here" and more!  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 Gerald Robbins, prize winner from the Van Cliburn competition.  Contact Jennifer Lavella (516) 922-8678 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

 

 

Sunday, September 20th, 2015

"Mark Twain:  Telling Tales" –  Performance by David Houston

2:00pm at Coe Hall

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

 

Derived from Mark Twain's essays and stories, Mark Twain regales us with tales of his early experiences as a writer and humorist, his notions concerning what makes a story funny and now to make people laugh.  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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