Weekly Bingo GamesWeekly Bingo Games
The Israel Community Center of Levittown, 3235 Hempstead Tpke. sponsors a weekly Monday bingo game at 7:15 p.m. The kitchen opens at 6 p.m. Bingo supplies as well as food and beverages can be purchased. Call 731-2580 for further information.
The Sisterhood of the Suburban Temple of Wantagh, 2900 Jerusalem Ave., Wantagh, sponsors a weekly Wednesday Bingo game at 10:30 a.m. The kitchen opens at 9:30 a.m. The temple also holds a weekly Thursday bingo game from 7:30 to 11 p.m. Bingo supplies can be purchased as well as food and drinks. For further information call 221-2370.
Entertainment® Book Fund RaiserEntertainment® Book Fund Raiser
The Jewish War Veterans Post #724 is raising funds by selling the Entertainment® Book through December. Each book contains hundreds of "Two-for-One" discounts for fine dining, family dining, fast food, movies, sports activities, special attractions and hotels...50 percent savings on almost everything! The book is now being sold for $30 and a portion of the proceeds from the sale will help fund the Northport Medical Center. To order your Entertainment® Book, contact Bill Levy 796-0941.
National Drawing Association Selections National Drawing Association Selections
Will be on exhibit at the Adelphi University Center Gallery through Dec. 12. Included in the exhibit is artist Helen Meyrowitz from East Meadow.
Fitness Center ClassesFitness Center Classes
Ongoing classes at The Body, Mind & Spirit Fitness Center, 3701 Hempstead Tpke., Levittown. Call 731-8806.
Monday: Meditation 7 to 8 p.m.
Tuesday: Yoga 10 to 11 a.m.; Tai Chi 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.; Lecture/Meditation 7 to 9:30 p.m.
Wednesday: Yoga 7 to 8 p.m.
Sunday: Yoga 9 to 10 a.m.; African Head Drumming (beginner level) 8 to 9:30 p.m.
Dance Lessons for SeniorsDance Lessons for Seniors
Join the Yours Ours Mine Community Center, 152 Center Ln., for dance lessons and brunch every Saturday at the Levittown Senior Community Service Center. Brunch is served at 11 a.m. Dancing begins at noon. For information call 796-6633, ext. 247.
Exhibit of Early Levittown MemorabiliaExhibit of Early Levittown Memorabilia
In celebration of 50 years of Levittown. Held at the Levittown Memorial Education Center, Abbey Ln. Wednesdays from 2:30 to 4:30 p.m. and Fridays 7 to 9 p.m. Presented by the Levittown Historical Society. For information call 731-3237.
Low Cost Flu VaccinesLow Cost Flu Vaccines
Offered by Nassau County Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow, for NC residents age 18 to 59 through Dec. 19. This program, which takes place on the campus of the medical center, will be in addition to one providing free flu vaccines for senior citizens at 84 sites throughout NC. Cost is $15 payable by cash or check. It is not necessary to make an appointment. The low-cost vaccines will be at the following locations and times:
Occupational Health, NCMC Building A. Wednesdays and Fridays from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Call 572-5380 or 562-5441.
Doctors After Hours, Lower Level of the Main Building (near Hempstead Tpke.). Every day from 7 p.m. to 7 a.m. Call 572-0108 or 572-0109.
Free Healthwalk/Racewalk Classes and WorkoutsFree Healthwalk/Racewalk Classes and Workouts
Classes offered by the New York Walkers Club free of charge. Learn techniques in healthwalking and racewalking. Classes are held on Saturdays in front of the Field House in Eisenhower Park, East Meadow at 8 a.m. Following class, members take part in group workouts, according to ability. At 9 a.m. the groups meet for a cool-down stretching. Dress for the weather. Wear comfortable workout wear and walking/running shoes. Singles, couples and interested walkers of all ages invited. (Use parking field #2, Hempstead Tpke./East Meadow Ave. Field House is adjacent to tennis courts.) For information call Jake Jacobson 579-WALK.
Levittown P.A.C.T. GroupsLevittown P.A.C.T. Groups
The Levittown P.A.C.T. Program offers free discussion groups for moms on Tuesday or Thursday mornings and a crafts-for-moms group on Friday mornings. Baby sitting will be available. Call to register 485-1616.
Nassau County Medical Center Needs VolunteersNassau County Medical Center Needs Volunteers
The Auxiliary Dept. at NCMC needs volunteers in the gift shop, at the information desk and as greeters in the lobby for a new program which will be initiated in the Security Dept. Anyone interested should be 14 years of-age or older and must make a commitment to come in at least three hours per week. A physical is required prior to acceptance. Although they will be placed according to need, the auxiliary makes an effort to match volunteers' interests and skill with their assigned jobs. Call NCMC's Auxiliary Dept. 572-6588.
Santa's MailboxSanta's Mailbox
Children can send their Christmas lists directly to old St. Nick at the North Pole via a special mailbox. Letters to Santa deposited by Dec. 19 will receive a Santa-Gram from the North Pole, assisted by Santa's elves at the Parks Department. No postage is necessary for Santa letters. Be sure to include name and address. A colorful red mailbox will be at the administration building at Eisenhower Park, East Meadow beginning Nov. 28. Letters may be deposited between 9 a.m. and 4:45 p.m. For information call 572-0253.
Shalom Club for Senior CitizensShalom Club for Senior Citizens
The Shalom Club meets every first and third Thursday of the month at the Shalom Temple, 675 Brookside Ct., Westbury. Bagels and coffee at noon, program at 1 p.m. Admission is $1 at the door for members, $2.50 non-members. $15 annual dues if you wish to join. For information call Caroline 731-7163 or Kitty 334-4529. Program for Dec. 18: Slide Show and Commentary on art derived from the stories and characters of the Hebrew Scriptures presented by Louise Cella Caruso.
Singers NeededSingers Needed
The Island Trees Community Chorus is seeking new members for their upcoming holiday concerts. No auditions required. Soprano, alto, tenor and bass voices are welcome. Rehearsals are Tuesdays at 7 p.m. in the Island Trees School Little Theatre. For information call 520-2152.
Annual Toy Drive for Hospitalized ChildrenAnnual Toy Drive for Hospitalized Children
Donations will be collected through Dec. 20. If you would like your donation picked up, call 781-5425.; e-mail to: JonathansGifts@Juno.com or write to: Patty and Art Sturm, 54 Twin Ln. N., Wantagh, NY 11793. Donations can be made payable to Jonathans Gift of Love (founded in the name of Jonathan Sturm who passed away in May from acute lymphoblastic leukemia). Toys are given to hospitalized children. These gifts represent hope.
Walking GroupWalking Group
Every Saturday from 9 to 10 a.m. rain or shine. Meets at Eisenhower Park at the Field House in Parking Field 2. Led by Ernesta Martinez who lost 110 lbs. and who inspires others on their weight loss mission. $5 donation requested. Sponsored by The Solutions for Eating Disorders. For information call 625-9181.
New Year's Eve PartyNew Year's Eve Party
Held by the Brotherhood of the Suburban Temple of Wantagh, 2900 Jerusalem Ave., Wantagh at 9 p.m. on Dec. 31. There will be hot hors d'oeuvres, delicious hot buffet, unlimited liquor, entertainment, continuous music, hats and noisemakers. Cost is $40 per person for members, $47 per person for nonmembers. Reserve no later than Dec. 15. Call Alan 785-2435.
Kids! Welcome Anastasia!Kids! Welcome Anastasia!
At a special Russian Tea Party in honor of the premiere of Anastasia. Open to children 5 years and older. Each child will go home with a special Anastasia goodie bag. 11 a.m. at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.Pre-registration required. Space is limited.
See Santa and Mrs. ClausSee Santa and Mrs. Claus
Santa and Mrs. Claus will arrive by helicopter at 3 p.m. at the Lakeside Theater near parking field #6 and 6A, Eisenhower Park, East Meadow. There will also be holiday entertainment starting at 2:30 p.m. and a tree lighting ceremony at 3:30 p.m. Santa and Mrs. Claus will also arrive at 11 a.m. at Wantagh Park, Wantagh, by fire truck. Programs are free. Rain date Dec. 7.
Model Train ShowModel Train Show
Sponsored by the Nassau Lionel Operating Engineers. 1 to 4 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m. in the basement of the Medical Arts Bldg., North Village Green (off Wolcott Rd., Levittown). For information call Al Schwartz 796-8810. Admission $2 adults, $1 children. Also on Dec. 13 (1 to 4 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m.), Dec. 7, 14 (1 to 4 p.m.) and Dec. 12 (8 to 10 p.m.)
Christmas FairChristmas Fair
The elves at St. Francis have been very busy creating crafts and gift items to add special joy to the holiday season. Come and delight in the displays of handmade dolls, pillows, ornaments and Granny's Attic with bargains galore. Come early for the best selection. Also visit the snack bar and cake sale. 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. at St. Francis of Assisi Episcopal Church, Swan and Water Lns.
Meet St. Nicholas - the Original SantaMeet St. Nicholas - the Original Santa
Come and hear the story of how St. Nicholas gave gifts out of his love for Jesus. Children are asked to bring an extra shoe to the church service, with their name in it so that St. Nicholas can fill it. Calvary Lutheran Church, Taylor Ave. and Bush St., East Meadow. Call 735-1473 for information. Also on Dec. 7.
Blood DriveBlood Drive
Sponsored by LI Blood Services. To donate you must be between the ages of 17 and 76, weigh at least 110 pounds and be in good health. Donors must eat before donating and bring identification. Includes mini health exam, including blood pressure, pulse, temperature and iron count. For information call 800-933-BLOOD. Maria Regina, 3945 Jerusalem Ave., Seaford. 8:15 a.m. to 1:45 p.m.
LI Catholic Singles ClubLI Catholic Singles Club
Brunch at Hemingway's, 1885 Wantagh Ave., Wantagh. 11 a.m. All-you-can-eat buffet. Cost is $19. Call 781-2700 for directions. RSVP (by Dec. 3) Joe 1-718-276-7980 evenings only.
Holiday MusicHoliday Music
The South Shore Student Woodwind Ensemble will provide customers with delightful holiday musical selections. The all-student group, led by instructor Susan Gallo will perform from 2 to 4 p.m. in the cafe at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.
Homemakers Club - Levittown Day ChapterHomemakers Club - Levittown Day Chapter
Meeting from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Calvary Lutheran Church, 36 Taylor Ave. and Bush Ave., East Meadow. Craft and cooking classes or just friendly gathering. Meets every Monday. For further information call 221-6836 or 826-0198.
EM-Lev JWV Post #709EM-Lev JWV Post #709
The East Meadow-Levittown JWV Post #709 meets every month except July and August. 8:15 p.m. on the second Monday at the East Meadow Jewish Center, Prospect Ave. and 10 a.m. on the fourth Sunday at Levittown Hall, Levittown Pky. New members always welcome. For questions call 794-8226.
Breastfeeding Preparation ClassBreastfeeding Preparation Class
Discussion of advantages and options with a question and answer period. 7:30 p.m. at Mid-Island Hospital (an affiliate of Winthrop-University Hospital), 4295 Hempstead Tpke, Bethpage. For information call 579-6000. Class held on the second Monday of each month.
National Council of Jewish Women-East Meadow SectionNational Council of Jewish Women-East Meadow Section
Annual Chanukah Ship-A-Box meeting. Noon at the East Meadow Library, Front St. Guest speaker willbe Rabbi Anchelle Perl whose topic will be "Make Light of Chanukah." Guests welcome. There is a $2 refreshment donation. For information call 796-6329.
Psychic Awareness WorkshopPsychic Awareness Workshop
With Ruth Bahr. Learn to understand the abilities that are deep within the soul. Ruth will cover automatic writing and meditations that will help you tap into your latent abilities, how to see auras, trust in your intuition and more. 8:15 to 10:15 p.m. at The Body, Mind & Spirit Fitness Center, 3499 Hempstead Tpke. Members $20, nonmembers $25. For information call 731-8806.
Celebrate The Immaculate ConceptionCelebrate The Immaculate Conception
With author Janice T. Connell who presents her book, Praying With Mary: Sacred Prayers to the Blesses Mother for All Occasions. The time is perfect for Praying With Mary, a beautiful treasury of beloved, potent prayers gathered from around the world into this sumptous collection. 7:30 p.m. at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.
Maternity Fitness Classes Maternity Fitness Classes
Preparation for childbirth and outstanding shape-up after childbirth designed and coordinated by registered nurses. 7:30 p.m. at Mid-Island Hospital (an affiliate of Winthrop-University Hospital), 4295 Hempstead Tpke, Bethpage. For information call 579-6000. Classes provided every Tuesday and Thursday. Also on Dec. 11.
Jewish War Veterans Post #724Jewish War Veterans Post #724
The Lt. Irwin Weiss South Shore Life Post #724 of the Jewish War Veterans meet each month (second Tuesday) at the American Legion Hall, 3274 Park Ave., Wantagh (next to the firehouse). All veterans welcome to attend. Call 796-0941 for information.
Total Health, Wellness/Permanent Weight LossTotal Health, Wellness/Permanent Weight Loss
Program Introduction with Christopher D'Orta, "The Nutritional Warrior," a very empowering, motivational speaker. He offers a 10 week power/health/weight loss program focusing on pysical healing, weight loss and energy improvement through whole foods and promotes positive thinking, emotional healing and success achievement through motivational techniques, affirmations, visualization, meditation and more. 7 to 8:30 p.m. at The Body, Mind & Spirit Fitness Center, 3499 Hempstead Tpke. Members $8, nonmembers $10. For information call 731-8806.
Platform PoetryPlatform Poetry
Poets of all ages can share their works with a willing audience. Participation is encouraged or just sit back and listen to others share their original works or works written by a famous poet. Grab a cup of coffee or tea and wait to be inspired! 7:30 p.m. at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.
Midweek Advent ServicesMidweek Advent Services
The community is invited to join the Calvary Lutheran Church, Taylor Ave. and Bush St., East Meadow, during this Advent Season. As we busily prepare for the holiday season it is good to take time to prepare our hearts spirits through worship. Services will be held at 7:30 p.m. Also on Dec. 17. Call 735-1473 for information.
Homemakers Club NC/Levittown Evening ChapterHomemakers Club NC/Levittown Evening Chapter
Meeting at 7:30 p.m. at Levittown Hall in Hicksville. Offers a variety of activities inlcuding crafts, speakers and entertainment. Meetings are on the second Wednesday of each month.
PRIME PLUS/Red Hot MamasPRIME PLUS/Red Hot Mamas
Menopause management education program, presented by Mid-Island Hospital (an affiliate of Winthrop-University Hospital). Call Hot Line 755-5646. There will be no meetings during December, January and February. Meetings will resume March 11.
Meet the AuthorMeet the Author
Meet Gino Dalesandro, author of Gino's Kitchen, and share some of his most flavorful recipes. His cookbook is organized around a theme for each of the four seasons. His recipes blend simple, tempting cuisine with the spirit of recovery. They are sure to enrich and nourish the both body and soul. 7:30 p.m. at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.
Cancer Support Group Cancer Support Group
Support for patients, recovered patients and families. 7:30 p.m. in the Ambulatory Lounge at Mid-Island Hospital (an affiliate of Winthrop-University Hospital), 4295 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage. For information call 579-6000. Meetings are held on the second Thursday of each month.
Gam-Anon Meeting Gam-Anon Meeting
An anonymous program for spouses, adult children over 18, family and friends who may be affected by a gambling problem. 24-hour hotline 321-2883. Fridays at 8:30 p.m. Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, Hempstead Tpke., Levittown.
Model Train ShowModel Train Show
Sponsored by the Nassau Lionel Operating Engineers. 8 to 10 p.m. in the basement of the Medical Arts Bldg., North Village Green (off Wolcott Rd., Levittown). For information call Al Schwartz 796-8810. Admission $2 adults, $1 children. Also on Dec. 13 (1 to 4 p.m. and 8 to 10 p.m.), Dec. 14 (1 to 4 p.m.).
Bethpage Masonic Lodge No. 975 Bethpage Masonic Lodge No. 975
Free and Accepted Masons will meet at 8 p.m. at the Hicksville Masonic Temple, 18 W. Nicholai St., Hicksville. Meetings are every second and fourth Friday. For information call 935-6964.
Shabbat DinnerShabbat Dinner
At 6:30 p.m. at the Wantagh Jewish Center, 3710 Woodbine Ave., Wantagh. Price is $28 per family or $12.50 per adult. Family Shabbat services follow dinner. RSVP 785-2445.
Meet the AuthorMeet the Author
Friendshifts is a term coined by Dr. Jan Yager. It reflects the the friendships change and shift as we go from one stage in our life to another. In her new book she explores the way we recognize and deal with negative or harmful friendships. She offers friendship skills and principles that will benefit all of the key intimate relationships in your life. 7:30 p.m. at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.
Java JazzJava Jazz
The Deep returns for another outstanding night of jazz music! This band is a particular favorite of the jazz crowd. 8 to 10 p.m. at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.
At the East Meadow Jewish Center, 1400 Prospect Ave., East Meadow. 7:30 to 11 p.m. Also on Dec. 14 (11 a.m. to 4 p.m.) For information call 483-4205.
The Story of St. Lucia The Story of St. Lucia
Hear the story of St. Lucia, a beautiful custom from Italy celebrated during the holiday season. Share this special custom with our own St. Lucia at the Calvary Lutheran Church, Taylor Ave. and Bush St., East Meadow. Call 735-1473 for information.
Holiday ConcertHoliday Concert
With the Bel Canto Chorale of Wantagh conducted by Kirk M. Kunklee. The Gloria by John Rutter will be featured with other works by Rutter and other composers with a full brass, percussion and organ accompaniment. Cantas, also provided by John Rutter, will have its premiere performance on LI. Robert Ludwig will be at the organ. Tickets $7. For tickets and information call 293-4850 or 826-6344. Concert at the Cathedral of the Incarnation, 50 Cathedral Ave., Garden City.
New merchandise, white elephant table, clothes, paper products and much more. 7:30 to 11 p.m. at the East Meadow Jewish Center, 1400 Prospect Ave., East Meadow. Also on Dec. 14 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Art AuctionArt Auction
Presented by Ross Galleries of Holbrook and held at Temple Emanu-El of East Meadow, 123 Merrick Ave., East Meadow. Preview 7 to 8 p.m. Auction 8 p.m. Admission in advance $3 per person, at door $5 per person. For tickets and information call 546-4585 or 292-0337. Bagels and cream cheese, coffee and cake, door prize. MasterCard, Visa, Discover, AmEx accepted.
Special Holiday MusicSpecial Holiday Music
Small ensembles from MacArthur High School wil perform their holiday selections. These talented students, led by Ken Wolven, provide their audience with captivating tunes and special favorites. 4 to 6 p.m. at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.
Craft and Gift Fair to Benefit AnimalsCraft and Gift Fair to Benefit Animals
This spectacular event will be held at Levittown Hall, Levittown Pky., Hicksville. Rain or shine from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Come down and get great bargains for yourself or gifts for many occasions. Vendors will be selling handmade crafts, toys, gift items, clothing, all kinds of new and used tools and other merchandise as well as bric-a-brac, collectibles and much more. Benefit for Animals Need You America (ANY), a non-profit organization whicy conducts educational programs for people about responsible pet ownership. For information call Lee 785-1880.
Cornucopia SundayCornucopia Sunday
John Sonntag performs tracks from his debut album, One More Midnight, which contains a relentless downpicking style combined with haunting lyrics and dreamy melodies. 2 to 4 p.m. in the the cafe at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.