Activities program at Yes We Can Community Center in Westbury energizes kids

This summer, children in Westbury are perfecting their talents and learning new ones at a local community center. There are activities for children five days

There are activities for children five days a

There are activities for children five days a week at the Yes We Can Community Center in Westbury. More than 70 kids between the ages of 6 and 18 attend each day. (Credit: News 12)

WESTBURY - This summer, children in Westbury are perfecting their talents and learning new ones at a local community center.

There are activities for children five days a week at the Yes We Can Community Center in Westbury. More than 70 kids between the ages of 6 and 18 attend each day.

Children at the center can participate in many activities, including different sports or learning how to dance. Adam Rooksgrant, 10, spent his time today rehearsing for the center’s talent show. His group is called the YTBs, aka, Young Talented Boys.

The activities program will be open through the end of August.

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Top 5 Must See

Nassau Fire Officials say 2 people had to 1 2 hospitalized after car hit brick pillar in Port Washington
Brian Conners, 25, was killed Saturday while snowboarding 2 Smithtown H.S. East mourns loss of assistant football coach
The fire ripped through the home on Gardiner 3 Home under construction gutted by flames in Bay Shore
Officials say the woman was searched and 4 Sheriff: Woman caught smuggling drugs to inmate at Nassau Jail
The Jewish center located on Neil Court in 5 Oceanside Jewish center opens despite bomb threat

advertisement | advertise on News 12

Features

Each week, News 12's Doug Geed explores the Check out fun things to do on the East End!

Explore the Twin Forks with News 12's Doug Geed.

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Dog Day Fridays Series

Each week a different shelter visits News 12 Long Island with pets up for adoption.

News 12 digs deep to find Long Island's Discover Long Island's Hidden Past

News 12's Danielle Campbell digs into Long Island's roots.

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long On The Spot

News 12's Lily Stolzberg sees how much Long Islanders know about everything and anything.

Sorry to interrupt...

Your first 5 are free

Access to News12 is free for Optimum, Comcast®, Time Warner® and Service Electric℠ video customers.

Please enjoy 5 complimentary views to articles, photos, and videos during the next 30 days.

LOGIN SUBSCRIBE