DATE OF PICNIC CHANGED TO SUNDAY, JUNE 9TH DUE TO BAD WEATHER FORECAST
Abby Irwin Family Picnic
Sunday, June 9th, 2013
11:00am – 4:00pm
West Hills Country Park, Group Picnic Area, Melville, NY
Each year AHA member families and friends, children, teens and adults join together at West Hills County Park for a day of fun-filled activities, games, hiking, water games, sibling activities, softball, delicious BBQ, talking with old friends and meeting new ones. Supervised activities with trained counselors.
Free pony rides available from 12:00noon – 1:00pm.
The AHA picnic has become a tradition since Abby Irwin started it many years ago on the East End. We continue in her honor, with love.
All are welcome to join in the fun. Membership in AHA is not a requirement.
Food, Beverages, Games, Fun provided. Fee suggested to offset our costs.
AHA members (reduced fees). Children under 3, no charge.
AHA’s goal is to provide many events for our families, teens and adults. We make every attempt to keep registration costs low; members fees are reduced. However, registration does not cover the costs of events. Your donations to help defray costs is greatly appreciated and will be acknowledged in AHA’s On The Spectrum.
Directions to AHA Annual Abby Irwin Family Picnic:
West Hills County Park, Group Picnic Area, Sweet Hollow Rd, Melville, NY
- Directions by Car: Northern State Parkway to exit 40 (Rt 110) South. Make first right onto Old Country Rd. Make first right onto Sweet Hollow Rd. Go under parkway and straight ahead at the intersection. Picnic ground is on the right about a 1/4 mile past the intersection. The park charges a nominal parking fee per car.
- Directions using Long Island Railroad (LIRR):
LIRR – Port Jeff line to Huntington Station- Off peak fare one way cost around $10 from NYC and takes about 1 hour. See http://lirr42.mta.info/.
- Directions to Picnic from Huntington Train Station: Route 110 South. Make right onto Old Country Rd. Make first right onto Sweet Hollow Rd. Go under parkway and straight ahead at the intersection. Picnic ground is on the right about a 1/4 mile past the intersection.
- Orange and White Taxi Company – 631-271-3600 (taxis will be at the station, but you will need this number to return to train station). Trip takes 15 – 20 minutes; car holds 4-5 people, minivan up to 7 people Cost: $11.50 first person, $3.00 for each additional person.