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NewHydePark.com Calendar

Exercise Class - May 28

Blood Drive - May 29

8K Run - June 1

 

Wednesday, May 28

North Hempstead Exercise Class

The Town of North Hempstead’s Project Independence will hold a fitness class at 9:45 a.m. in Clinton G. Martin Park in New Hyde Park.

Softball Faces Finley

The Herricks Middle School eighth grade red softball team will battle Finley Middle School at the Searingtown School at 106 Beverly Drive in Albertson at 4:15 p.m.

 

Lacrosse Faces Southwoods

The Herricks Middle School boys eighth grade red lacrosse team will play Southwoods Middle School at 4:15 p.m. at 7 Hilldale Drive in Albertson.

 

District Council Meeting

The Herricks School District Council of PTAs will meet at 7:45 p.m. in the Herricks Community Center at 999 Herricks Rd. in New Hyde Park.

 

Manor Oaks Field Day

The Manor Oaks School will hold its field day activities for K-2 at 1950 Hillside Ave. in New Hyde Park.

 

Thursday, May 29

Herricks Plays Manhasset

The Herricks Middle School seventh grade white baseball team will play Manhasset Middle School at 4:30 p.m. at 7 Hilldale Drive in Albertson.

 

Highlanders Battles Carle Place

The Herricks girl’s seventh grade white lacrosse team will face Carle Place at 7 Hilldale Drive in Albertson at 4:30 p.m.

 

Blood Drive 

Hillside Grade School Blood Drive is sponsoring a blood drive by the New York Blood Center from 2:15 to 6:45 p.m. in the school gym at 150 West Maple Drive in New Hyde Park. For more information, call 516-354-3666.

 

Herricks Plays CSH

The Herricks Middle School boys tennis team will face Cold Spring Harbor at 4:15 p.m. at 7 Hilldale Drive in Albertson.

 

Senior Awards Night

New Hyde Park Memorial High School will hold its Senior Awards ceremony at 7 p.m. in the high school auditorium at 500 Leonard Blvd.

 

Herricks School Meeting

The Herricks School District Board of Education will meet at 7:15 p.m. in the Center Street School at 240 Center St. in Williston Park.

 

Parish Family Festival

The Holy Spirit Roman Catholic Church will hold its first Parish Family Festival from Thursday, May 29 to Saturday, May 31 from 6 to 10 p.m, 6 to 11 p.m. and 2 to 11 p.m., respectively, at 16th South 6th St., New Hyde Park. 

 

Community Fund Carnival

The Herricks Community Fund Carnival will run from May 29-31 from 6 to 9 p.m., 6 to 10 p.m. and noon to 10 p.m., respectively, in the Herricks Community Center at 999 Herricks Rd. in New Hyde Park.

 

Friday, May 30

Herricks Faces Great Neck South

The Herricks girl’s seventh grade white lacrosse team will face Great Neck South at 4:30 p.m. at 100 Shelter Rock Rd. in New Hyde Park.

 

Dance Theater Show

The Dance Theater Show has been rescheduled for Friday, May 30 and Saturday, May 31 at 6:30 p.m. in Herricks High School at 100 Shelter Rock Rd. in New Hyde Park.

 

Sunday, June 1

New Hyde Park-Mineola 8K Race

The New Hyde Park-Mineola Runners Club will hold an 8 K race, starting at 8 a.m. at the Denton Avenue School at 1050 Denton Ave. in New Hyde Park. Runners and walkers can preregister on line at www.nyruns.com/nhp.  For more information, please call or email Harold Alexrod at 917-750-5992, and at This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it    

 

Soccer Clinic

The Garden City Park Soccer Club will hold a soccer clinic from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Michael J. Tully Park in New Hyde Park for boys and girls under 9, 10 and 11 years old. The clinic will focus on skills training: dribbling, passing and finishing. Each child will receive a free t-shirt. If you are interested in participating please contact us so you can pre-register for the event. Email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it

 

Monday, June 2

Highlanders Face Garden City

The Herricks Middle School eighth grade red softball team will host Garden City at 4:15 p.m. at the Searingtown School at 106 Beverly Drive in Albertson at 4:15 p.m.

 

Herricks Battles Plainview

The Herricks Middle School eighth grade girls lacrosse team will face Plainview Middle School at 121 Central Park Rd. at 4:30 p.m.

 

Herricks Host Carle Place

The Herricks boys eighth grade red baseball team will face Carle Place at 7 Hilldale Drive in Albertson at 4:30 p.m.

 

NHP Road Field Day

The New Hyde Park Road School will hold its field day activities for K-2 at 300 New Hyde Park Rd. in New Hyde Park.

 

Herricks Kindergarten Field Day

The Herricks School District will hold Kindergarten Field Day from 9:30 a.m. to noon in Christopher Morley Park at 500 Searingtown Rd. in Roslyn.

 

Tuesday, June 3

Herricks Plays Jericho

The Herricks Middle School boys tennis team will face Jericho Middle School at 4:30 p.m. 99 Old Cedar Swamp Rd.

 

Highlanders Great Neck South

The Herricks boys eighth grade red lacrosse team will face Great Neck South at 4:15 p.m. at 100 Shelter Rock Rd. in New Hyde Park.

 

Manor Oaks Field Day

The Manor Oaks School will hold Field Day for grades 3-6 at 1950 Hillside Ave. in New Hyde Park.

 

PTA Awards And Installation

The Manor Oaks School will hold its PTA Awards and Installation ceremony at 7:30 p.m. at at 1950 Hillside Ave. in New Hyde Park. 

 

Tri-M Induction

The Herricks School District will hold its Tri-M induction ceremonies at 6:30 p.m. in Herricks High School 

News

Shake Shack, a burger restaurant giant which launched in New York City, is looking to establish its second Long Island location in New Hyde Park, reps told the New Hyde Park Illustrated News. The company opened its first Long Island spot in Westbury in November 2012.

 

“We’ve received such a warm welcome in Westbury,” said Edwin Bragg, Shake Shack’s marketing director. “We’ve had a lot of interest from Shake Shack fans in the many nearby villages and towns.” 

 

According to Bragg, the company makes an effort to ensure each new location is tailored to the community, taking “great care to build each Shack with custom architectural design, including forward-thinking structural elements and compelling eco-friendly design.” 

Twenty-three-year-old Victoria Inguanta of New Hyde Park has a unique approach to her artwork. The New Hyde Park Memorial High School and Marymount College graduate takes the human body and combines figurative and abstract work using just a pencil and her canvas.

 

“For instance I’ll take a classical rendering of a face and bring out a modern aspect of the art using lines and space in my composition,” said Inguanta. “To me, the combining of the two is a lot of fun.”


Sports

Tara Notrica is your typical 49-year-old mother of two. Along with her husband Barry, she is kept busy by her 14-year-old son Jared and 10-year-old daughter Samantha. One more thing: she has been battling Mast Cell disease in addition to other autoimmune diseases for the past eight years. Josh York, the CEO and founder of GYMGUYZ, an in-home personal training company, has been working closely with Notrica to help her cope with her disease.

 

“GYMGUYZ is all about the three C’s: convenient, creative and customizable workouts,” said York. “We come to the setting of your choice from homes, offices, churches, and bring our fully loaded van, which has 365 pieces of equipment,” he continued.

Nassau County Police Activity League Special Needs Unit hosted the recent Special Olympics New York Basketball Tournament held at Town of Oyster Bay Hicksville Athletic Center home of Nassau County PAL (NCPAL). Thirteen basketball teams, each with up to ten players, participated in the games. NCPAL-

Special Needs Unit Knights; NCPAL New Hyde Park Knights; SCO Owls; Commack Sharks; Long Island Lions: ACDS Thunderbolts, AHRC Starz and for the first time the Oakville Skywalkers, a Canadian team, competed on the court to demonstrate their skill and spirit of sportsmanship. After the games gold, silver and bronze medals and ribbons were awarded to each of the players.


Calendar

Back to School Night - September 10

Silver Sneaker Fitness - September 11

Beachfest - September 14


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