Thursday, 24 July 2014 00:00
15 Below, a New Hyde Park alternative rock band, will be playing at the William Gill Theater at the New Hyde Park Village Hall at 1420 Jericho Tpke. at 7 p.m. Admission is free.
Long Island Blood Services and Great Neck Library Community Blood Drive will be held from 1:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Great Neck Library, Main Building Community Room, 159 Bayview Ave. All donors will receive a pair of tickets to an upcoming NY Mets game (tickets will be mailed). You must be between the ages of 16 and 75 to donate blood (16 years of age need parental consent and 76 or older need a doctor’s note), weigh at least 110 lbs., eat well and have plenty of fluids before donating, and no new tattoos for the past 12 months. You will need identification with photo or signature. Call 516-466-8055, ext. 208 or 246 for appointment or more information. Walk-ins are welcome.
Discuss The Expats by Chris Pavone at the Hillside Library at 155 Lakeville Rd. at 1 and 7 p.m. Newly arrived in Luxembourg, mother & expat Kate Moore suspects that another American couple are not whom they claim to be. As her paranoia grows, she becomes increasingly terrified that her own past is catching up with her.
Calling All Gardeners at 7 p.m. in the Hillside Library at 155 Lakeville Rd. Oh, dear – what to do with all those cucumbers. You’ve planted them, nourished them—now you have to eat them! Bring in your ideas for ways to use those bright green vegetables—perhaps a chopped salad or smothered in sour cream and dill, Polish style. A cold cucumber soup would be very refreshing in July – bring in your ideas and recipes and let’s enjoy those cukes.
At the Parkville Branch of Great Neck Library, 10 Campbell St. in New Hyde Park on July 25 from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m., Cynthia Roth, managing consultant at the Kornreich Technology Center at the Viscardi Center, will present how residents can change their home to age in place safely. North Hempstead Project Independence invites all Town citizens ages 60 and over. Please call 311 or 869-6311 to register.
Enjoy a free concert by Rolling Stones cover band Satisfaction at 7:30 p.m. at Manorhaven Beach Park at 158 Manorhaven Blvd. Bring your own chair. Rain date is Friday, July 27 at 7 p.m.
Enjoy a free concert by drum band Hip Pickles at 7:30 p.m. at the Mary Jane Davies Green on Plandome Road in Manhasset.
The Clark Botanic Garden at 193 I U Willets Rd. in Albertson will host a movie night, featuring Million Dollar Baby at 8:45 p.m.
Class sessions are already underway at Gerry Pond Park and Michael J. Tully Park on Saturday and Sunday from 9 to 10 a.m. Single classes are available at a cost of $25 for residents and $30 for non-residents. Classes can also be purchased in bulk at a discounted rate, 10 classes for residents at the cost of $200 and $240 for non-residents.
Personal training classes will be offered at Michael J. Tully Park by appointment only. There will be two options available. The 50-minute session will cost $80, and be offered at a discounted rate of 10 sessions for $750. There will also be a 30-minute session available at a cost of $50 and at a discounted rate of 10 sessions for $450. Participants are asked to call within 24 hours to cancel your appointment to avoid being charged.
The Building Advisory Committee will hold its next meeting regarding the upcoming Great Neck Library main building renovation on Wednesday, July 30 at 7 p.m. in the community room at 159 Bayview Ave.
The New Hyde Park Farmers Market has returned. It will be held every Saturday, until Nov. 22, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. in the municipal parking lot on Jericho Turnpike just west of New Hyde Park Road, across from the Village Hall at 1420 Jericho Tpke. Locals can sample fresh fruits and vegetables from Long Island farms.
There are farms from Ronkonkoma, and Rasweiler Farm in Laurel will be on hand with fruits such as apples, pears, peaches, plums, strawberries, blueberries, raspberries and everything apple from cider to donuts and pies. Fresh pasta and over 30 varieties of ravioli will be available from Deer Park’s Bambino’s Raviolis.
Monty Breads will offer breads stuffed with everything from cheese to vegetables to meat. For more information, go to facebook.com/pages/New-Hyde-Park-Farmers-Market/356443014466988