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Private events organized by Warrior’s Odyssey for children and families impacted by pediatric cancer. We provide a safe and sterile environment with fun entertainment and snacks, all free of charge. Families are given an opportunity to do “normal” activities like play, laugh, socialize and bond through these fun events.


Tilles Center’s Free Family Fun Series is doing it again in

Warrior’s Odyssey and Tilles Center for the Performing Arts are working together to support children and their families impacted by pediatric illnesses. This collaboration will help foster family fun and to build childhood memories in a safe environment closed to the general public.

As an extension of Tilles Center’s Family Fun series, we will be offering several shows throughout the year for children and their families impacted by pediatric illnesses. All performances are closed to the general public, and are free of charge.

Warrior’s Odyssey events at Tilles Center include:

February 8 2015 (Sunday at 5pm) - Sid the Science Kid on Sunday
March 29 (Sunday at 5pm - New York Philharmonic in Very Young People's Concerts
May 1 (Friday at 5pm)- The Musical Adventures of Flat Stanley
May 16 (Saturday at 5pm) - Rapunzel on Saturday 


  • Warrior's Odyssey Winter Wonderland

    - December 19, 5:15-6:45
    250 Old Country Rd, Melville, NY 11747
    (631) 351-9373
    Sponsored By: Signature Premier Properties
    visiting with the animals, riding the farm land express train, holiday crafts and gifts for the children.
    Special guest appearance, Santa Claus and Chanuka Bear
    Stay with us until the end for pizza dinner, cake and juice.
  • Weekly Warrior and Family Yoga Classes

      - from 10:15 AM to 11:00 AM 
    Location: Thrive Chiropractic and Wellness Center 66 Austin Blvd, Commack, NY 11725
  • Vandebilt Planetarium

    - on Sept 13, 2014  We held an amazing event at the Vanderbilt Planetarium in Centerport, NY.  The kids got to take a ride through space.  We provided a safe environment closed to the public so that the children could build nice childhood memories.  We would like to thank our corporate sponsor for this event - our friends at BlueChip Home Improvements located at 243 Bayville Ave, in Bayville - Their website is
  • Meet the Mets - Greet the Mets at Citifield on Saturday

    - May 24, 2014
    This event was a great success over the Memorial Day Weekend.  This event was in a public setting of course but we did an amazing job of closing off an area from the general public just for the kids and their families.  We were all seated together in one section and each ticket came with a hot dog, hamburger or pizza, plus fries and a drink.  We would like to thank our corporate sponsor - CSI -Centennial Security Integration.  Their website is
  • Fall Festival - Saturday October 25th, 2014

    Bailey Arboretum: 194 bayville Rd, Locust Valley, NY 11560
    This will be a great event with live music and food for all.
    Pumpkins donated by Hicks Farm and a Special Visit from otto the Ghost.
    We would like to thank our Corporate Sponsor: Claire Gangi of Empire Tax Reductions |
  • Caregiver Support Group

     - November 19, 2014 from 6:30-7:30 pm
    Click Here to Register
    The Sid Jacobson JCC in East Hills will be hosting  Stacey Lynn Avidane for a Workshop for caregivers on using  Mindfulness with our children
    Child Care/home help will be provided along with serving children pizza for dinner
    Stacey Lynn Avidane is a certified Yoga, Reiki, & Pranic Healing Facilitator
  • Gingerbread University

    - November 16, 2014 11:30-12:30 Click Here to Register
    3225 Sound Ave, Riverhead, NY 11901
    (631) 727-7309
    Sponsored by the Scotto Brothers
  • Tilles Center’s Free Family Fun Series

    - First Show, Stuart Little
  • Tiles Center' The Monster Who Ate My Peas 

    - Friday, January 10, 2014. A


  • Warrior Event

    Fall Festival and Pumpkin Patch - Sunday October 20, 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM at Bailey Arboretum 194 Bayville Road Locust Valley, NY 11560
  • Bone Marrow Drive

    - Saturday October 19, Bethpage Ballpark @5pm - "Light the Night"
  • Silbers Martial Arts in Franklin Square.

    - Sept 7, 2013
    The first class @2:30 was for kids up to 7 and the second class @3 was for kids 8 and up.
  • Merrick Kids Fest

    - April 27, 2013. 10am-8pm at Merrick Railroad Station
    The event will have rides for kids and we will have a table conducting a bone marrow registration drive.
  • Long Island All Kids Fair - 

    - April 28th, 2013 - 10 am-430 pm at Melville Marriott
    80 exhibitors and 24 classes with lots of fun things going on.  The All Kids Fair is pleased to announce that we will be teaming up with Penelope's Odyssey.  Adults can do a simple cheek swab at Penelope's Odyssey's booth and potentially save the life of someone who is fighting leukemia or another blood disorder.  70% of those needing a bone marrow transplant cannot have one because a suitable donor can't be found.  Join the national bone marrow registry and join the fight. more info
  • Gingerbread University & Hallockville Museum Farm

    -  May 4th, 2013
  • Bricks 4 Kids on March 24, 2013

    - 1:30pm - 330pm
    Rockville Center Recreation Center, 111 N. Oceanside Rd
    Bricks 4 Kidz is a perfect activity for all age groups. Older children will be making  moveable   robotics. This is private and will include children with compromised immune  systems. Please help us make this a sniffle-free zone. Thank you!
    RSVP Appreciated but not Required. Lori (646)345-4292 /
  • Penelope's Odyssey First Annual Fundraiser - Sold Out Event

    Event Location and Date: March 21st, 2013, 7pm - 10pm
    Cedar Creek American Bar & Grill
    75 Cedar Swamp Road
    Glen Cove, NY 11542


  • Movie Screening of "Finding Nemo" on Sept 29, 2012

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    This was a private screening of Finding Nemo at MovieLand Cinemas of Coram located at 1850 Route 112, Coram, NY.  The kids really enjoyed the movie in the sterile, sniff free theater.  Also thanks to our wonderful donations the kids enjoyed a snack pack with Popcorn, Candy and a drink.  This event was in honor of Pediatric Cancer Awareness Month.  We thank MovieLand and our donors for such a grat event.
  • Pumpkin Patch with Otto the Ghost

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    This event was located at At Clark Gardens at 193 I. U. Willets Rd, Albertson, New York.  Free Pumkins were provided to all the kids - donated by Hicks Nursery. There was also a visit from Otto the Ghost.  We thank Clark Gardens and Hicks Nursery and of course Otto the Ghost for such a wonderful event.
  • Little Gym Exercise Fun on Dec 28, 2012

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    "Jump Into the New Year" Event - Event was located at 32 Glen Cove Rd, Greenvale.  This was an amazing event.  The kids really had a great time with the mats, the balance beams, the Zip Line, the free Pizza and drinks.  The Little Gym and their employees were truly generous and caring.
  • Fun Bus & Artfull Experience on Feb. 10, 2013

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    Located at the Sid Jacobson Jewish Community Center from 3pm -530pm on Sunday, Feb 10.
    Fun Bus is geared toward 3-7 yr olds although all families connected to Penelope’s Odyssey are welcome.  Crafts are for all ages.  This is private and will include children with compromised immune systems.  Please help us make this a sterile, sniffle-free zone. Bagels and Juice will be served.  RSVPS appreciated but not required.

Bone Marrow Drives

We Hosted Bone Marrow Registry Drives, adding over 350 new potential live-saving donors to the national registry:

  • Adelphi University
  • Retro Fitness - 35 People Swabbed
  • East Hills Park
  • Sea Cliff Beach
  • Sea Cliff Mini Mart
  • Runner’s Edge Farmingdale
  • Light the Night - Bethpage Park
  • Adelphi University
  • Still Partners Bar & Restaurant, Sea Cliff -  (photos) - 54 people swabbed