Santa made his first stop of the holiday season in Lynbrook last Saturday, but it certainly won't be his last.
The village has a robust line-up of activities scheduled throughout the month of December for families to get caught-up in the spirit of the holidays. Here's a guide to all the merriment, so you and your loved ones don't miss out.
- Barbershop Quartet: Dec. 1 From 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., the Quatrain Barbershop Quartet performs at the Lynbrook Public Library.
- Winter Celebration: Dec. 2. From 3 p.m. to 6 p.m., there will be carolers, horse-drawn sleigh rides, Santa's house and other festive activies happening along Atlantic Avenue. The tree lighting takes place at 5:15 p.m.)
- Blessing of the Creche: Dec. 3 at 6:30 p.m. local officials and clergy will hold the annual blessing of the village's Nativity located at the corner of Merrick Road and Blake Avenue.
- Breakfast with Santa: Dec. 8. Families can enjoy a delicious breakfast and have their photos taken with Santa at the Knights of Columbus located at 78 Hempstead Ave. during one of three seatings (8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m.). Tickets are $10 each and are still available. They can be purchased at the Lynbrook Recreation Center inside Greis Park. For additional information, call 599-8000.
- Menorah Lighting: Dec. 8 at 7 p.m. Gather with local leaders and Jewish leaders to light the village's Menorah at
- Annual Christmas Rides: Dec. 15. From noon to 3 p.m., the Lynbrook Volunteer Fire Department will be giving rides for the kids on their fire engines in the Earle Avenue parking field.
- Model Mania: Dec. 26-28 from 9 a.m. to noon. Kids can spend part of their winter break at Greis Park with Bricks 4 Kidz, building motorized machines and models, including special holiday-themed crafts and mini-models they can take home. Cost os $100 per child. Ages 5 and up. Register at www.Bricks4Kidz.com or call Ira at 516-569-8998.