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Saturday, May 18

Relay For Life Fundraiser

The relay teams for Relay For Life at JFK Middle School will hold a community garage sale on May 18 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the school’s parking lot on Broadway in Bethpage. Rain date is May 19.

Pride Day, Cleanup Hicksville

The inaugural Hicksville Pride Day will be held on May 18 from 9 a.m. to noon, rain or shine. Volunteers are asked to assemble at Kennedy Park, at Hicksville Road and Jerusalem Avenue. Participants will be assigned areas to help clean up. Bring rakes, brooms, and gardening tools. Wear sunscreen, gloves, and closed-toe shoes. Debris bags will be provided. Call 516-677-5853 for information.


Monday, May 20

Blood Drive

Trinity Lutheran Church, at 40 West Nicholai Street in Hicksville will hold a blood drive on May 20 from 3 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. For appointments, directions or more information call Peg at 516-822-4867.


Saturday, May 25

Bonsai Day

The Cornell Cooperative Extension of Nassau County presents Bonsai Day on May 25 at East Meadow Farm, 832 Merrick Avenue in East Meadow from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Award-winning bonsai displays, and Bonsai Society of Greater New York experts will be available to answer questions. Also, gardeners can bring their bonsai for tips and advice from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Call 516-565-5265 for more information.


Monday, May 27

Parade Announcement

On May 27, the United Veterans of Hicksville will hold the annual Memorial Day Parade and ceremonies. The parade will step off at 9 a.m. from the Sears parking lot. It will turn left and head south along Broadway to Old Country Road. At Old Country Road it will turn west until it reaches Jerusalem Avenue. At Jerusalem Avenue it will turn south and proceed to 4th Street where it will end by the Hicksville Middle School. At approximately 10:30 a.m., the Memorial Day ceremonies will take place at the Middle School’s Veterans Memorial Park.


Tuesday, May 28

Golf Outing

Crossroads Restaurant Golf Outing to benefit the Michael Magro Foundation on May 28. Registration at 8:30 a.m. at Tam O’Shanter Club, Fruitledge Road, Brookville. Cost is $200 per person. There will be a continental breakfast at 9 a.m. and a barbecue lunch at noon. Enjoy dinner back at Crossroads located at 646 South Broadway, in Hicksville. Dinner only will be $60 per person, and includes open bar, deluxe hot and cold buffet, coffee and dessert. Pre-registration is a must. For more information and to register visit http://www.michaelmagrofoundation.com/ or call 516-935-4510.


Saturday, June 1

Carnival For A Cure

Relay For Life of Bethpage will hold its Carnival For A Cure, beginning on June 1 at 5 p.m. on the ballfields at Bethpage High School. Visit www.relayforlife.org/bethpageny for information.


Sunday, June 2

Health Fair

On June 2, the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce and Zwanger-Pesiri present the Hicksville Health Fair from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Kennedy Memorial Park, Jerusalem Avenue, West John Street and Broadway. Vendors, rides, food available. Visit hicksvillechamber.com for more information.


Sunday, July 14

Classic Car Show

Classic Car Show on July 14 at Bethpage Federal Credit Union at 899 South Oyster Bay Rd in Bethpage. All makes and models welcome. Live performance by one of Long Island’s top doo-wop bands, The Fabularies. Trophies, raffles, vendors, radio broadcast, and more. Download a car registration form at www.corvettesociety.com. Raindate is July 21. Show spots sell out each year, reserve early. For more information contact Joe at 516-849-2465.


Sunday, July 21

Summer Fair

Hicksville’s 11th Annual Summer Street Fair will be held on July 21 from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Kennedy Park, Route 107 and Jerusalem Avenue.


Saturday, August 17

Hicksville Run

The Greater LI Running Club has teamed up with the Hicksville Chamber of Commerce for the inaugural Discover Hicksville 5-mile run on Aug. 17 at 4 p.m. Course will start and finish at Cantiague Park. Sponsorship opportunities available. For more information contact 516-443-9204 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .