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Film: Crazy, Stupid Love (2011), rated PG-13, runs 118 minutes. Starring Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell. 8 p.m. GN House. Admission requires park card.
South High School, One-Act Plays. 8 p.m. 341 Lakeville Rd. Ticket info: 441-4851. Also on May 5 and 11 at 8 p.m.; May 10 at 7:30 p.m.
Join Atria Great Neck and cook up some fun with a three part cooking series by our very own Chef Thomas Furnari. 2:30 p.m. at Atria Great Neck, 51 Great Neck Rd. RSVP to Shannon 829-4100, ext. 15.
Offered by LIJ Medical Center’s Ambulatory Care Unit, First Floor, Research Building, 270-05 76th Ave., New Hyde Park, for women without health insurance from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Women eligible for the screenings must be between the ages of 40 and 64 and not have health insurance. Mammograms must have been taken over a year ago and will be provided at little or no cost to women. To reserve an appointment for the free screenings, call the LIJ Ambulatory Care Unit 718-470-4165.
•Film: Crazy, Stupid Love (2011), rated PG-13, runs 118 minutes. Starring Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell. 5 and 8 p.m. GN House. Admission requires park card.
•Empire Safety Council Defensive Driving Course. 9:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. at GN House. To sign up or for more information call 482-0355.
Dance Visions of Great Neck announces the premiere of its unique dance/theater program: “The Creative Spirit: Future Past Present.” The program is a unique mix of dance and theater conceived and under the direction of Beth Jucovy. This timely and innovative work was developed collaboratively with the performers. Characters, from the future present a “history lesson” and embody seven present day women who span in age over seven decades. The work shares a deep and personal look at the views and attitudes of these women expressed through movement, music, including live original piano works, media and text. Topics explored include spirituality, discipline, conformity, love, loss and creativity. In addition, Ms. Jucovy’s choreography is represented with her works “Blurred Boundaries” and “Wind Sonnet.” Yuki Ishiguro’s choreography is represented in his solo Another World. The programs are free: May 5 at 2 p.m. at the Elmont Library (354 -5280); May 6 at 2 p.m. at the Jericho Library (935-6790). Performers in the program include dancers, actors and musicians, Cathleen Deustcher, Rebecca Greenbaum, Yuki Ishiguro, Beth Jucovy, Nichole Piacenza, Adrienne Ramm, Shirley Romaine and Christina Stampolis.
Hadassah’s 6th Annual Walk/Run-a-Thon For Stem Cell Research at 9:45 a.m. (rain or shine). It is a 2-mile walk beginning at Temple Israel in Great Neck. The suggested minimum donation to participate is $20/individual or $36/family. To register or to make a donation, follow the link: www.hadassah.org/nassau/stemcellwalkathon. Join Hadassah and play an important role in turning research into cures worldwide. With support from the public, Hadassah can remain in the forefront of stem cell research. Help make strides in stamping out many dreaded diseases such as Parkinson’s, cancer, Alzheimer’s, Diabetes, ALS, spinal cord injuries and traumatic brain injury.
•Sunday @3 Series. Concert: Patorale Duo. 3 p.m. GN House. Admission requires park card.
•Film: Crazy, Stupid Love (2011), rated PG-13, runs 118 minutes. Starring Julianne Moore, Ryan Gosling and Steve Carell. 7:30 p.m. GN House. Admission requires park card.
A family fun event to celebrate 50 years of Temple Israel’s Beth HaGan including a special performance of Cirque du Oy Vey! featuring the talented acrobats The Twins From France. A kosher lunch will be served. Great raffle prizes – including a trip to Disneyworld. 12:30 to 3:30 p.m. at 108 Old Mill Rd., Great Neck. Adults $20 in advance, $25 at the door; children $10 in advance, $15 at the door. All welcome. Purchase tickets and more info at www.tign.org/bh50.
Board of Education Public Action meeting 8 p.m. South Middle School, 349 Lakeville Rd. Recognition of South Middle School students and Annual Budget Hearing (discussion only). Info: 441-4001.
(Retired Energetic Active People) invites recent and longtime retirees to join a group of your peers for inspiring programs and stimulating discussions. R.E.A.P meets every Tuesday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. ( except when schools are closed) at the Cumberland School, 30 Cumberland Ave., Great Neck. Bring lunch if you wish. Beverages are provided. Call 441-4949. 9 a.m. seminar: “Alternative Energy” presented by Howard Needleman. 11 a.m. program: “Children Having Fun as Seen by Major Artists” presented by Evelyn Silver.
Board of Commissioners work session meeting. 9 a.m. at the Park District Office, 5 Beach Rd.
Temple Emanuel of Great Neck will offer the lecture, “The Jewish Experience as Reflected in Jewish Humor” at 7:45 p.m. Rabbi Abraham Eckstein will be the instructor. This series is sponsored by Temple Emanuel’s Academy For Jewish Studies, Helaine Kushner, director. All members of the community are invited to attend academy sessions. Admission is free, but donations to help defray our costs are welcome and appreciated. Temple Emanuel of Great Neck is located at 150 Hicks Ln. For further information, call 516-482-5701.
Nassau County Legislators Judi Bosworth (D-Great Neck) and Wayne Wink (D-Roslyn) are hosting an important community meeting on sewer privatization. County Executive Ed Mangano’s plan to sell the county’s sewer system to a private company will be heavily discussed, as the legislators will divulge important information regarding its implementation. The legislators look forward to hearing the community’s thoughts on Mangano’s plan and sharing facts about why this is a bad idea for Nassau taxpayers. Similar sales have failed around the county, and negatively affected customers in the form of increased rate hikes. 7 p.m. at Clinton G. Martin Park, 1650 Marcus Ave., New Hyde Park. For more information about the community meeting call 516-571-6226.
Monthly dinner at 6 p.m. at Cafe Rustica, 200 Middle Neck Rd., Great Neck. Call John Hyland 516-482-3795 or Helen Sullivan 516-487-7824 for reservations. Price: cost of the meal.
Board of Commissioners business meeting. 8 p.m. at the Park District Office, 5 Beach Rd.
Celebrates its members with a luncheon held at Veach House at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation, 48 Shelter Rock Rd., Manhasset, at 12:30 p.m. The guest of honor will be retiring Congressman Gary Ackerman. For membership information, call Naomi at 516 482-6820.
Film: Larry Crowne, 2011, rated PG-13, runs 99 minutes. Starring Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks. 8 p.m. GN House. Admission requires park card.
•Nature program: Nature in the Neighborhood. 11 a.m. Creek Park, Great Neck Rd. entrance. Register by May 6. Call 482-0355.
•Film: Larry Crowne, 2011, rated PG-13, runs 99 minutes. Starring Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks. 5 and 8 p.m. GN House. Admission requires park card.
•Parkwood Tennis Center. Free outdoor (weather permitting) tennis clinic for adults and children 4 years and up. 11 a.m. Call 829-9050 for more information.
•Film: Larry Crowne, 2011, rated PG-13, runs 99 minutes. Starring Julia Roberts and Tom Hanks. 7:30 p.m. GN House. Admission requires park card.
The Adelphi NY Statewide Breast Cancer program is offering new support groups. All groups meet at Adelphi University School of Social Work in Garden City. Anyone who is worried about breast cancer should call the hotline for help. There is no cost for any group; however preregistration is required. For information, questions or to sign up, call Sandi Kafenbaum, LCSW, 516-877-4314 or the Breast Cancer Hotline 800-877-8077. New: A Telephone Support Group for Women with Breast Cancer held weekly on Mondays for eight weeks from noon to 1:30 pm, tentatively beginning on May 14.
Parkwood Tennis Center Session 1 begins for tiny tots, junior, adults and women’s intensive training programs, at varied times. Call 829-9050 for more information.
Voting on Proposed 2012–13 School Budget and Board of Education trustees. 7 a.m. to 10 p.m. at Baker Elementary School (for voters living north of the LIRR) and South High School (for voters living south of the LIRR). Voting info: 441-4020.
Board of Commissioners work session meeting. 9 a.m. at the Park District Office, 5 Beach Rd.
•Lakeville Elementary School Band Concert. 7:30 p.m. 47-27 Jayson Ave. Info: 441-4300.
•North Middle School grade 7-8 Spring Art Show. 7 p.m.; Choral Concert. 7:30 p.m. 77 Polo Rd. Info: 441-4500.
South High School Improv. 7:30 p.m. 341 Lakeville Rd. Info: 441-4851.
Film: Buck, 2011. Documentary about horse whisperer Buck Brannaman. Rated PG, runs 88 minutes. 8 p.m. GN House. Admission requires park card.
Film: Buck, 2011. Documentary about horse whisperer Buck Brannaman. Rated PG, runs 88 minutes. 5 and 8 p.m. GN House. Admission requires park card.
•Sunday @ 3 Series. Concert: Eranga and Prianga. 3 p.m. GN House. Admission requires park card.
•Sunday @ 3 Series. Concert: Special Family Show: the Fuzzy Lemons (outdoors) Memorial Field. 3 p.m. Admission requires park card.
•Film: Buck, 2011. Documentary about horse whisperer Buck Brannaman. Rated PG, runs 88 minutes. 8 p.m. GN House. Admission requires park card.