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 Thursday, Aug. 29

GNWPCD Meeting

The board of commissioners of the Great Neck Water Pollution Control District will meet at 8:30 a.m., at the GNWPCD office, 236 East Shore Road, Great Neck.

Library Station Branch Film 

A film will be shown on at 2 p.m. at the Station Branch of the Great Neck Library at The Gardens at Great Neck. Refer to the library newsletter, film brochure or website for information on the films scheduled. Doors open at 1:45 p.m. Arrive early as seating is limited.

Sunday, Aug. 31

Park District Steppingstone Concert

The Great Neck Park District will present a Steppingstone Summer Performing Arts Concert, Neil Berg’s 100 Years of Broadway, at 8 p.m. at Steppingstone Park. Admission is with a park card.

Tuesday, Sept. 3

Great Neck Public Schools Opening Day

The Great Neck Public Schools will open for the 2013-2014 school year on Tuesday, Sept. 2. School district schools will open for all students.

Tuesdays With REAP

REAP, retired, energetic, active professionals meet every Tuesday at the Cumberland School, 30 Cumberland Avenue in Great Neck, at 9 a.m. the first Tuesday of the month. First is the board meeting and then at 10:30 a.m. there is a business meeting open to all members. “My Opinion” will be presented by Carolyn Minionis, who will choose a short topic of interest to all. The featured speaker is to be announced and the presentation will take place at 10:45 a.m. Current events will be led by Irma Wolin at 12:30 pm. Coffee, tea and refreshments will be served.

Library Children’s Program Registration

An afternoon matinee (for children ages two to 12 with parent/caregiver) will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 3 at 3:30 p.m. at the Main Library. The movie is Disney’s Pixar film, Brave, Princess Merida’s actions unleash chaos and fury in the kingdom, and when she turns to an eccentric wise woman for help, she is granted an ill-fated wish. The library extends the invitation for an afternoon of popcorn-fueled cinema. MPAA Rating: PG. Adult library card is not valid for registration. Participating child’s library card is required for registration. 

Upcoming Events

GNBCC Yogathon & Wellness Fair 

The Great Neck Breast Cancer Coalitions’s Yogathon & Wellness Fair is on Sept. 22 at Firefighter’s Park on Grace Avenue. Registration brochures are displayed in over 80 different stores and businesses in Great Neck and also can be found at our Great Neck public libraries and village halls.

Great Neck Library Special Meeting

A special meeting of the board of trustees of the Great Neck Library will be held on Tuesday, Sept. 10, at 7:30 p.m. in the Community Room of the Main Library, 159 Bayview Avenue and on Monday, Sept. 16 at the Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Dept. Co. #4, 97. These meetings are open to the public and attendance is encouraged.

Free Flu Shots

Free flu vaccinations will be provided at St. Aloysius Parish Center at 592 Middle Neck Road in Great Neck from 3 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, Oct. 5. The flu shots are being offered in conjunction with Catholic Health Services and St. Francis Hospital. For more information, call 516 829-8343.

St. Aloysius Sociables Luncheon

A Wednesday Monthly Luncheon for St. Aloysius Sociables will be held at 1 p.m. on Sept. 11, at Turquoise Restaurant, 76 Middle Neck Road, Great Neck Plaza. Please call Ida at 516 482-1832 or John Hyland 516 482-3795 for reservations.

Citizenship Drive

St. Aloysius Roman Catholic Church in Great Neck is sponsoring a citizenship drive on Monday, Sept. 23, from 1 to 8 p.m., at the church, 592 Middle Neck Road (in the social hall). Free services include private, individual legal consultation, help in completing the application, mailing, the application and a follow-up. Assistance is available by appointment only. Register today by calling 516 867-3580!

Ongoing Events

Tuesdays With R.E.A.P.

(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 Avenue, Great Neck. Bring lunch if you wish. Beverages are provided. Call 441-4949.

Manhasset-Lakeville Fire And Water Districts Board Of Commissioners  

The board meets every Tuesday and Thursday at 5 p.m. every month. All meetings are conducted in the boardroom at the district office, 170 East Shore Rd., unless otherwise publicly notified. Regular office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The board is available on a daily basis to respond to concerns, questions and issues of the district residents pertaining to fire/water district matters. For special arrangements or appointments call 466-4416, ext. 704.

Early Yom Kippur Deadline

Due to the Yom Kippur holiday, the deadline for the Sept. 20 issue of the Great Neck Record will be 5 p.m. on Thursday, Sept.  12. There can be no exceptions.

Labor Day Early Deadline

The Great Neck Record office will be closed on Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 2. The early deadline for the Sept. 6 issue will be Thursday, Aug. 29, at noon. There can be no exceptions.