Art Exhibit at the Library of the LI branch of Polytechnic University, Route 110, Farmingdale. Two accomplished artists will be exhibiting their paintings during the month of December. Lillian Adler (watercolor and pastel) and Shirley Sherwin (acrylic). For information call 755-4320.
Power's Place Events. Located at 170 Fulton St., Farmingdale. For information call 777-1018. Social Networking Parties. Are you tired of sitting home? Bored with noisy, smoke-filled rooms and plastic people? This singles meeting place is a wonderful alternative to the club/bar scene. $8 members, $12 nonmembers.
Every Friday, in a "living room" environment, single women and men in their 30s, 40s and 50s can meet new friends right after work. Sip herbal tea or flavored coffee, enjoy cheese 'n crackers, scrumptious cakes and pies, and have fun in a comfortable living room environment. 8 p.m. Nov. 28.
Every Saturday you can actually enjoy being single in this smoke/alcohol free space. Dress casual, have great conversations with a variety of interesting and down-to-earth people. A wonderful place for a "Love Connection." 9 p.m. Nov. 29.
Every Sunday at noon come in from the cold, warm up and interact, relax and even connect. Nov. 30 (also on Nov. 30 - cap off the Thanksgiving weekend with Bill Falvey and the Musicclubmembers. Blues, rock, oldies, jazz. 8 p.m. $15.)
Annual Toy Drive for Hospitalized Children. Donations will be collected through Dec. 20. If you would like your donation picked up, call 781-5425.; e-mail to: JonathansGifts@Juno.com or write to: Patty and Art Sturm, 54 Twin Ln. N., Wantagh, NY 11793. Donations can be made payable to Jonathan's Gift of Love (founded in the name of Jonathan Sturm who passed away in May from acute lymphoblastic leukemia). Toys are given to hospitalized children. These gifts represent hope.
Vendors Wanted by the Friends of the Farmingdale Public Library for its annual holiday craft fair to be held at the library on Dec. 6. Interested vendors call 454-6813 or 293-1562.
NY Islanders vs. St. Louis at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale. 7 p.m. 794-9303. Tickets: $15 to $65.
Craft Fair held by Our Lady of Lourdes Rosary Altar Society, 855 Carmans Rd., Massapequa Park. For information call Marge 541-5230 or Terry 798-2492.
Career Information for those struggling with career decisions. 7:15 to 9:15 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall at SUNY Farmingdale. Alums will be available to talk about what they do in their careers and how they got there. All welcome. Admission is free. For information call 420-2296.
South Shore Single Parents Group. Open to all separated, divorced and widowed parents. Meets 7:30 p.m. at the North Albany Avenue Community Center, 214 N. Albany Ave., N. Massapequa. For information call 797-7932 or 797-7934. Topic: A Life Ruled By Worry.
Maternity Fitness Classes. Preparation for childbirth and outstanding shape-up after childbirth designed and coordinated by registered nurses. 7:30 p.m. at Mid-Island Hospital (an affiliate of Winthrop-University Hospital), 4295 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage. For information call 579-6000. Classes provided every Tuesday and Thursday. Also on Dec. 4.
NY Islanders vs. Ottawa at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale. 7:30 p.m. 794-9303. Tickets: $15 to $65.
Defensive Driving Course presented by Driver Improvement Programs. Motorists who complete the course who are principal drivers must be given a 10 percent discount on both their automobile liability and collision premiums for three full years. The NYS Dept. of Motor Vehicles will reduce up to four points from the motorist's record for any infractions the motorist has been convicted of in the previous 18 months. Fee is $45. To register call 800-734-7883. Held at Farmingdale High School, Lincoln and Intervale Aves. 7 to 10 p.m. Also on Dec. 9. Students must attend both sessions.
God Squad Speaks Out About Illness in the Family: Issues of Spirituality. A free community outreach program presented by Cancer Care of LI. with Rabbi Marc Gellman and Msgr. Tom Hartman, The God Squad. 7:45 to 10 p.m. in Roosevelt Hall at SUNY Farmingdale. For information or to register call 364-8130.
Prenatal Program Series. A four-week program taught by a registered nurse, certified childbirth educator. Program begins on the first Wednesday of the month. 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Mid-Island Hospital (an affiliate of Winthrop-University Hospital), 4295 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage.
The Emphysema Club support for those with chronic lung diseases. 1:30 p.m. in Room M9 at Mid-Island Hospital (an affiliate of Winthrop-University Hospital), 4295 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage. For information call 579-6000. Meetings are held on the first and third Wednesday of each month.
Interstitial Cystitis Support Group at Brunswick Hospital, 80 Louden Ave., Amityville. 7 p.m. Call 789-7778 for information.
Christmas in April meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Maria Regina Church, Jerusalem Ave., Massapequa (off Hicksville Rd. across from Rockbottom). Nonsectarian volunteer organization that repairs homes for disabled, elderly and low-income families at no cost. For information call 541-7322.
Creating Community: Your Voice Counts. Every Wednesday, singles can share views, develop skills and socialize. Sandra Powers of Powers Place, 70 Fulton St., Farmingdale (7:30 p.m.), promises that the conversations will be thought-provoking, enhancing and affirming. Bring something to demonstrate your opinion, i.e. a poem, an article, a picture or item to discuss or display. For information call 777-1018. Topic: Achieving Order, Maximizing Your Juggling Abilities!
The Scrabble Club for beginners to advanced. Meets on Thursdays from 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at the Plainedge Library, 1066 Hicksville Rd., Plainedge. For information call 796-7065.
Diabetes Club meeting at the Brunswick Hall Administration Bldg., 80 Louden Ave., Amityville. 7:15 p.m. This free-of-charge, educational and support club usually meets on the first Thursday of each month. To register and to receive information call 789-7778. Program: Financial Concerns and Resources will be discussed by Dorian Froelich, director of social work for Brunswick Hospital.
North Shore Civil War Roundtable monthly meeting. Guest speaker will be historian Maury Klein who will discuss and sign his new book, Days of Defiance: Sumpter, Secession and the Coming of Civil War. Open to the public. 7:30 p.m. at Book Revue, 313 New York Ave., Huntington Village. For information call Peter Costanzo 271-1442.
Pulmonary Update: Critical Care Issues sponsored by the American Lung Association of Nassau-Suffolk and the American Thoracic Society. Credits: an application has been submitted for contact hour approval for physicians through the American Thoracic Society; for nurses through the NYSNA; and for respiratory therapists through the AARC. $45 for nurses, respiratory therapists and Allied Health professionals; $35 students. 8:45 a.m. to 2:45 p.m. at the Melville Marriot Hotel, Melville. Call 231-5864, ext. 15.
Kwanzaa Celebration at SUNY Farmingdale in Roosevelt Hall. Reception begins at 6 p.m. Program at 7 p.m. The Kwanzaa Ceremony, which means "harvesting of the first fruits, will feature cultural presentations, fashion walkabouts, Afrocentric crafts and refreshments. Co-sponsored by 100 Black Women of LI and SUNY Farmingdale's Multicultural Committee. Free of charge. The community is invited. For information call 420-2142.
NY Islanders vs. Phoenix at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum, 1255 Hempstead Tpke., Uniondale. 7 p.m. 794-9303. Tickets: $15 to $65.
Holiday Boutique at St. Thomas Episcopal Church, Conklin St. from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Handmade toys and trims, cake sale and vendors with a variety of wares.
Earthwalk conducted by the staff of Starflower Experiences on the first Sunday of each month at 2 p.m. A light touch of nature on an unusual and enjoyable walk. Discover the wonders of the natural world through your senses. For adults and children 9 and up. Meet at Sweet Hollow Hall in West Hills County Park, Melville. Fee of $2.50 per person. Call 938-6152 to sign up and for directions. For this month only call Marcia 462-1613 to sign up and for directions.
Open House at Manker's Quality Flowers, 120 Merritts Rd. from noon to 4 p.m. Free horse and buggy rides, free gift and picture with Santa and free balloons. There will be Christmas trees, wreaths and garlands. Refreshments. For information call 249-0171.