Families can celebrate the last night of the Hanukkah holiday Sunday at these two Hanukkah on Ice events in Great Neck and Long Beach.
“We have Hanukkah music, we have arts and crafts, we have kosher Hanukkah food, and we have an ice-menorah lighting,” says Rabbi Joseph Geisinsky of Chabad of Great Neck, of the event from 7:30 to 10 p.m. at Parkwood Ice Rink, 65 Arrandale Ave., Great Neck. The cost is $10 per person and $5 to skate in advance; $12 entry and $5 to skate at the door. Purchase tickets at chabadgn.com/chanukah; for more information, call 516-654-6000.
“We have a professional that carves a special ice menorah, and there will be a whole lot of entertainment,” says Rabbi Eli Goodman of Chabad of the Beaches, which includes Long Beach, Lido Beach and Atlantic Beach. Long Beach offers two sessions, 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. at The Long Beach Ice Arena, 150 W. Bay Dr. Tickets are $12 per person for entry and $4 addition to skate. For more information or to order tickets, call 516-574-3905 or visit chabadofthebeaches.com. During the 5:30 to 6:30 p.m. hour between sessions participants will be making chocolate gelt.