classics for kids calendar 2007


Immediate: October 26, 2007Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634 e-mail:

 Classics For Kids Returns For Another Fun Season at Nassau Community College

Garden City, NY  The popular series Classics for Kids returns for its 29th season at Nassau Community College on December 2, 2007. Parents and children alike will delight in the array of entertainment sponsored by NCC's Cultural Program. Tickets cost $1.50 per person, with a season ticket for all four shows priced at only $4.00. Performances are held in the College Center Building on the NCC campus. This season's programs are:

Mallory Lewis and Lamb Chop Ð Sun., December 2, 2007 at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.This family show brings the joy and laughter of Lamb Chop to a whole new generation. Forty-five minutes of comedy, songs and interactive entertainment will get kids singing along and parents laughing as they have with Lamb Chop for so many years. Lamb Chop and Mally (daughter of Shari Lewis) sing and dance their way into your heart!

Aesop Bops! David Gonzalez and the Yak-Yak Band Ð Sun., January 6, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.Fast-paced, funny and packed with audience participation, Aesop Bops! features a potpourri of classic fables, including “The Lion and the Mouse” and “The Fisherman and His Wife.” This feast of funky, physical storytelling leaves young audiences feeling like they had just performed the show too! The Yak-Yak Band rocks, and rolls out the red carpet Ñ inviting kids to join the fun.

Snow White-Ballet Long Island Sun., February 10, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.A classic fairy tale becomes an original ballet set to classical music. It features a good queen, a bad queen, a witch, seven dwarves, a poisoned apple, a prince, Snow White and a magic mirror! Ballet Long Island, a professional company with dancers from around the world, has been performing since 1985.

Jabali African Acrobats - Sunday, March 9, 2008 at 1:30 p.m. and 3:30 p.m.This incredible Kenyan troupe combines Chinese and African acrobatic traditions in a breathtaking show of contortions, tumbling, human pyramids, chair balancing, Congo snake dancing, Flamingo Limbo and East African Benga beat. The Jabali acrobats are Kenya's high-energy super circus!Classics for Kids is sponsored by the Nassau Community College Cultural Program. Since seating is limited, parents are urged to purchase tickets in advance. For more information, call 516.572.7153.

About Nassau Community College

Nassau Community College, a division of the State University of New York, is an institution where over 21,000 full- and part-time students and 14,000 continuing and professional students start and continue their successful journey through higher education. More than 60 fields of study are offered on a 225-acre campus located in the center of Long Island. As the largest single-campus two-year college in New York State, Nassau Community College maintains a national reputation for excellence.