Pocahontis Classic 2010


Immediate: January 21, 2010Contact: Alicia Steger 516.572.9634Email: alicia.steger@ncc.eduncc.edu/newsreleases  

Classics For Kids at Nassau Community College "Pocahontas – The Peace Maker" February 28

Garden City, NY The popular series Classics for Kids continues at Nassau Community College on Sunday, February 28 with the family ballet "Pocahontas - The Peace Maker". Tickets cost $1.50 per person. Performances will take place at 1:00 and 3:30 p.m. in the College Center Building on the NCC campus.

"Pocahontas - The Peace Maker" is a new ballet for the entire family. It's the story of a young girl who believed in peace between Native Americans and English colonialists. Pocahontas is most famous for reportedly saving the life of English captain John Smith. Ballet Long Island has performed for many years in the Classics for Kids series to the great enjoyment of our family audiences. The ballet is complete with beautiful costumes, scenery and inspired dancing.

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 23,000 full- and part-time students and nearly 15,000 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. For more information, visit www.ncc.edu.