Long Island Chanukah Events 2019

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Ultimate Game Show
Children participate in a game show at this Chanukah party, and those lucky enough to win can earn themselves a prize. Chanukah classics like latkes and donuts are provided. Anshei Social Hall, 472 Hempstead Ave., West Hempstead, anshei.org. Child Members: $10-12, Non-Members: $13-15. 10 a.m.-11 a.m. Dec 22.

Family J Time: Chanukah 
Celebrate Chanukah with family and friends by making crafts, singing Chanukah songs, enjoying games, and noshing on delicious holiday treats! For children ages 3 months-5 years and their families. Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Dr., East Hills, sjjcc.org 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. Dec. 22.

Chanukah Candle Lightings 
Each day of Chanukah, the Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center will come together to light the menorah and celebrate the Festival of Lights. Each candle lighting will be lead by different departments and members of tye staff. Sid Jacobson JCC, 300 Forest Dr., East Hills, sjjcc.org 12 p.m. Dec. 22-29.

Chanukah at Urban Air
Purchase the Urban Air platinum pass at a reduced price to experience attractions including but not limited to wall to wall trampolines, climbing hill, and sky roller coaster. The night is capped by a menorah lighting joined by the owner of Urban Air. Village Chabad, 3147 Middle Country Rd., Lake Grove, myvillagechabad.com. $7-20. 5 p.m. Dec 23.

Chanukah at the Coliseum
Celebrate the second night of Chanukah at Nassau Coliseum as the Islanders face off against their division rivals in the Columbus Blue Jackets. Menorah lighting and similar celebrations will be displayed on the jumbotron as Chanukah music fills the stadium throughout. Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale, chanukahli.org. Price varies by seat. 7 p.m. Dec. 23.

Chanukah On Ice
Skate around as Chanukah music fills the air and latkes are served. Chanukah games, crafts stations, face painting, and more culminate in the carving of a giant slab of ice into a five-foot-tall menorah. Grant Park Ice Skating Rink, Broadway and Sheridan Avenue, Hewlett, jewishhewlett.com. $7 plus additional charge if renting skates. 6 p.m.-8 p.m. Dec 26.

Hanukkah Party
Alongside Melville Chabad, this menorah lighting encourages kids to take part in donuts, playtime, and a treasure hunt for a chest full of gelt. Adults on the sidelines are offered coffee and tea free of charge. Swing Set Now, 120 Milbar Blvd., Farmingdale, swingsetnow.com. $40. 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m. Dec. 29.

Various Events
Enter the Mid-Island Y JCC’s annual menorah contest through Dec. 20, join in the daily dreidel spinning Dec. 23-30, and the community menorah lighting 7 p.m. Dec. 23. Mid-Island Y JCC, 45 Manetto Hill Rd., Plainview, miyjcc.org Various Dates, times.