Weekly 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 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.
Fitness 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.
Offered by the Israel Community Cener of Levittown, 3235 Hempstead Tpke. for kindergarten through second grade for Jewish children to learn about Judaism in a relaxed atmosphere. The cost is very reasonable and the classes are a lot of fun. For information call 731-2580.
Dance 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 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 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 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. 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 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.
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 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 nonmembers. $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.
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 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.
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 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.
For 4-H Craft Show and Family Fair, featuring handmade crafts, to be held March 29, 1998 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Levittown Hall, Hicksville. For information and application call 454-0900, ext. 257. Sponsored by Cornel Cooperative Extension.
Babes in Toyland
Saturdays 2 p.m. and Sundays 11:30 a.m. through Jan. 4 at the Purple Cow Playhouse, 71-73 Broadway (Route 107), Hicksville. For reservations and information call 938-1940. General Admission $14, seniors and children under 12 $12.
Model 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. 14 (1 to 4 p.m.).
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Special Holiday Music
Small ensembles from MacArthur High School will 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 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 nonprofit organization whicy conducts educational programs for people about responsible pet ownership. For information call Lee 785-1880.
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.
Held by the Suburban Temple of Wantagh, 2900 Jerusalem Ave., Wantagh. There will be three $2,000 games. Doors open at 5:30. There will be an early bird game at 6:45 p.m. Bingo supplies and refreshments available. For further information call 221-2370.
Homemakers 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.
Levittown Historical Society
Meeting at Salk Middle School, North Jerusalem Rd., in the Little Theatre. If you are interested in helping collect memorabilia, photographs, appliances and furnishings from the early days of Levittown, come down for an interesting evening. All welcome. No admission charge. 8 p.m. Meetings are held on the third Monday of the month. For more information call Polly Dwyer 731-3237.
Breast Cancer Symosium
A Multi-Disciplinary Approach to Breast Cancer hosted by Nassau County Medical Center, 2201 Hempstead Tpke., East Meadow. $55 registration fee for physicians, $25 for other health care professionals and community members. No fee to all residents, fellows and students (a letter from program director required), full-time attending staff and Breast Imaging Center health care professionals. 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the NCMC Amphitheater. For registration and information call Ivy A. Engel, MD 572-6633.
Wizard of Is
Dr. Stanley Hobish and Charles Montenero, from the ever-popular radio show Wizard of Is featured on WGBB 1240 AM, will discuss Guy Finley's book, The Intimate Enemy. As they lead the discussion, they try to help the audience find the wizard within themselves that not only is the answer to all of their problems, but is the answer himself. 7:30 p.m. at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.
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. Also on Dec. 18.
Join Agnes as we create a Sacred Circle dedicated to channeling the most positive, healing energies of the universe. Surround yourself with the true peace and vibrant energy of the season while learning transcending techniques for coping with holiday blues, stresses and demands. Together we will open our minds and hearts to the magic of the season! 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
Shiatsu is a healing art developed in Japan. It is a form of bodywork where the practitioner uses finger pressure as well as releasing techniques so that the patient will feel balanced, healthy and at peace. Linda Cuccurullo will be on hand to introduce her audience to the health benefits that Shiatsu has to offer. She will address such topics as maintaining peace and balance in your daily life and how to stay healthy with the seasons. 7:30 p.m. at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.
The Emphysema Club
Support for those with chronic lung diseases. 1:30 p.m. in Room M9 at Mid-Island Hospital (an affiliate of Winthrop-University Hospital), 4295 Hempstead Tpke., Bethpage. For information call 579-6000. Meetings are held on the first and third Wednesday of each month.
ESL Staff Meeting
BOCES program sponsored by Language Programs and Assessment Services. 3:45 to 4:45 p.m. in Room 227 at Seaford Avenue School. Topic: Using music and art in the teaching of ESL.
St. Bernard's Widows/Widowers
General meeting at 8 p.m. at the Hicksville VFW at 320 Broadway, all are invited, fee $3.
Teenage Parenting Program with presenter Brian Riess. 6:30 p.m. in Room 119 at Seaford Avenue School. Fathers of TAP babies invited.
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.
Kids! Santa Cluase and his helpful elf come to Borders just to speak with you! Come and meet our jolly friend and tell him all your holiday wishes. Bring your camera and take a picture for your parents. 4 p.m. at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.
Speak Easy will provide another intense night of jazz. This quartet knows how to supply its audience with smooth and powerful sounds. 8 to 10 p.m. at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.
Special Holiday Music
The Chamber Exchange Chorus will be performing holiday music in the cafe from noon to 2 p.m. at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.
Jessica Zieran and Nikki DePasqual perfrom holiday songs from 2 to 4 p.m. in the cafe at Borders Book Shop, 3350 Hempstead Tpke. Call 579-6880.