Friday, 04 May 2012 00:00
Sunday, May 6
Women’s Club Luncheon
Monday, May 7
Working Women of Manhasset
Wednesday, May 9
The Men’s Club of Manhasset has met continuously for 65 years. The club usually meets on the first and third Thursdays of each month (except July and August) at the Congregational Church of Manhasset at 11:45 a.m. for a hot lunch, coffee and dessert, followed by an interesting speaker. There is a $10 charge that is waived for your first visit. For further information call Frank Dotzler at 627-9191. Program: Bruce Bent – From the Mail Room to the Board Room.
The Guild of St. Francis Hospital’s Annual Spring Luncheon, An Afternoon on Broadway, is being held at The Brookville Country Club. Americana Manhasset is sponsoring this extravaganza with a production starring Tony Award winner, Brian Stokes Mitchell. Contact 516-562-6454 for more information or to purchase tickets. All proceeds are donated toward the renovations at St. Francis Hospital.
The Manhasset SCA is accepting donations of books, DVDs, music CDs and electronic video games from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. under the big tent at the Munsey Park field. The SCA appreciates items being checked to confirm they are in working condition before bringing them to the drop-off location.
Donations for attic treasures, sports and garden and toys will be from 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. under the big tent at the Munsey Park field. The SCA will gladly accept gently used, clean, unbroken and saleable pieces. No electronics, computers, baby items, skis, lawn mowers, exercise equipment or stuffed animals.
Benefiting Adventures in Learning featuring Monsters, Inc. 7 to 10 p.m. at the Manhasset High School front field. Admission $5 per child; $10 per family. Pizza and popcorn available. BYOBC (blanket or chair). Free popcorn for any child wearing a Manhasset sports jersey.
Free Parent-Child Activity Group - lawn games and playground. Saturdays for five weeks of group activities for special needs kids (all ages). Third session—Christopher Morley Park playground and lawn games (ball, kite-flying, Frisbee, etc). Families meet at 10 a.m. at the playground. All families are welcome to this special needs activity group—it is like scouts without the badges or meetings. It is just getting out to do fun activities in this five-week program run by a social worker to facilitate parent-child interactions and experience sharing. Come meet other parents and kids while learning to enjoy various activities together in local settings. Contact ManhassetSEPTA@ gmail.com to sign up or for more details about the program.
Temple Judea’s Adult Education is presenting the film 1000 Voices. This is a compelling documentary that uniquely tells the story of how 1000 cantors visited Auschwitz and prayed using Torahs at the site. The film will last 90 minutes and will be narrated by Cantor Moishe Bear of the Dix Hills Jewish Center. A question and answer period will follow. A light breakfast will be served and the admission is free. The community is welcome. 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at 333 Searingtown Road, Manhasset. Call 516-621-8049 to reserve a place. This special program is sponsored by the Adult Education Committee.
Presents Favorite Opera Choruses featuring Arlene Travis, soprano, Artist-in-Residence and soloists from the LI Choral Society. The concert will be held at 4 p.m. at the Unitarian Universalist Congregation at Shelter Rock, 48 Shelter Rock Rd., Manhasset. The program will also feature performances by the winners of the 31st Annual Young Artists Competition. Individual advance sale concert tickets as well as season ticket subscriptions are available through www.lics.org or by calling 516-594-2926. Tickets are also available at the door on the day of the performance.
Piano solo recitals at Steinway Gallery, Melville at 1 p.m.
An open game is held every Monday afternoon at 12:30 p.m. at Temple Judea, 333 Searingtown Rd., Manhasset. Master points are awarded. There is a $10 card fee. Refreshments served. For questions call Lynn Weiss 718-279-1005.
The Women’s Club of The Congregational Church of Manhasset will hold its annual Spring Luncheon at noon in the church’s North Lounge. Luncheon reservations must be made with Valerie at the church office 516-627-4911 by May 2. There is a suggested donation of $10 for the luncheon. The video, Pale Male, the story of a red-tailed hawk who has taken up residence in the heart of New York City, will be shown at 1 p.m. The church is located at 1845 Northern Blvd., Manhasset.
Rabbi Todd Chizner will guide his class through the study of the Torah in an interactive and entertaining examination of the Jewish holy book. Designed for all levels of Jewish learners. Members will study and discuss the wisdom, insights, and ethical issues and challenges the Torah presents to modern society. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Temple Judea of Manhasset, 333 Searingtown Rd., Manhasset.
Bridge games are held every Tuesday evening at 7:15 p.m. at Our Lady of Grace Center, 29 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset. If you are interested in a friendly duplicate game, call Jo-Ann Damato at 883-9248 for more information.
Meetings Al-Anon meets at the Shelter Rock Church, 626 Plandome Rd. in Manhasset from 7 to 8:30 p.m. on Tuesdays.
Barnes & Noble in Manhasset holds Toddler Storytimes every Tuesday and Thursday at 10:30 a.m. No drop-offs. Call 365-6723 to confirm.
Weekly live-model sessions. Meetings for members are held at the Quaker Meeting House, Northern Blvd., on Tuesdays from 12:30 to 3 p.m. For membership information, call Linda Davison Mathues 365-5019. Go to manhassetart.org.
The Rotary Club of Manhasset meets every Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at the Pearl East Restaurant, 1191 Northern Blvd., across from Macy’s. Guests are welcome. For more information call Dick Law 633-7686.
Will meet every Tuesday at 5 p.m. and Thursday at 5 p.m. to discuss the weekly business of the district. All meetings will be conducted in the Boardroom at the District Office, 170 East Shore Rd., Great Neck, unless otherwise publicly notified. The regular office hours are 7:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The board is available on a daily basis to respond to concerns, questions and issues of the district residents pertaining to fire/water district matters. Special arrangements or appointments can be made through Barbara Pisani at 466-4416, ext. 704.
This is a public club and new members are welcome. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at Manhasset-Lakeville Fire Department Company 5, 21-78th Ave., New Hyde Park, on the second floor. Visit www.verysperry.com or call Frank Soluri 797-6900 or John Bekisz 352-1584.
Drop-ins always welcome. Meetings are held on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month from 7:20 to 9 p.m. at the Manhasset Lakeville Fire House, 21 - 78th Ave. (just off Lakeville Rd). Visit website at www.verysperry.com or call Ken Beiner 998-8350.
Sisterhood of WRJ will host its annual luncheon of guests from local nursing homes. The event is highlighted by a delicious lunch, lively songs and music, and goody bags for senior citizens. This is one of WRJ’S most fulfilling and meaningful programs. 11:15 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Temple Judea of Manhasset, 333 Searingtown Rd., Manhasset.
Ellen Gatswirth, Temple Judea’s educator explores all aspects of Jewish life and learning through discussion, celebration, music, and delicious food. The study of Jewish life strengthens our identity and pride, by linking our history to our lives today. 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. at Temple Judea of Manhasset, 333 Searingtown Rd., Manhasset.
Transplant Recipients International Organization monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. at North Shore Health Systems, 145 Community Dr., Manhasset. Speaker: Jorge Ortiz, MD, director of Liver Transplantation and Hepatobiliary Surgery Albert Einstein Medical Center Philadelphia, PA. Topic: Donors After Cardiac Death. All welcome. Refreshments served. For information or directions call 516-942-4940.
Woman of the Year awards at the Manhasset Bay Yacht Club. Exciting new vendors. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres. 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. Dinner 7:30 p.m. Five-course meal with a choice of salmon or chicken entrée and a glass of wine. $50 per person/$52 per guest. RSVP by May 3 to Donna Ciampas 627-7116.
This program is for anyone who has experienced the death of a loved one. Presenter: Georgina McKee, RN. 1 to 4 p.m. at St. Ignatius Jesuit Retreat House, 251 Searingtown Rd. $20 pp per session. Call 621-8300, ext. 10. Go to www.inisfada.net.
Strings, winds, guitar voice and flute recitals at MILI, Community Reformed Church, 90 Plandome Rd., Manhasset, at 1:45 p.m.
Meets on the second and fourth Thursday of the month at 12:30 p.m. at the Port Washington Yacht Club. After enjoying a delicious luncheon, a speaker will be presented. Guests and new members are always welcome. Contact Barbara Pierce for further information 627-0661.
Amy Dolan Fletcher, a professional vocalist, will sing “Hey There,” “Tenderly” and other selections. Lunch is served at noon with the program to follow. All taking place at the Church of Our Savior Lutheran. Call 627-0662 for reservations.
Manhasset Community Club Art Exhibit. “Designing Women,” a delightful collection of paintings by the artists of Manhasset Community Club will be on display in the Manhasset Library Community Room through May 31.
The Council of Greater Manhasset Civic Associations meets at 8 p.m. on the second Wednesday of each month, September through June, in Town Hall in the law library.
The Manhasset Park District Board of Commissioners meets on Mondays at 6:15 p.m., the second and fourth Monday of the month at the Manhasset Park District Office at 62 Manhasset Ave., Manhasset, unless otherwise publicly notified. These meetings are open to the public.
The Flower Hill Village Board meets on the first Monday of every month at 8 p.m. at the Village Hall, One Bonnie Heights Rd., Flower Hill.
The Village of Munsey Park Board of Trustees meets on the second Wednesday of every month at 7:30 p.m., Village Hall, 1777 Northern Blvd., Munsey Park.
North Hills Board of Trustees meets on the third Wednesday of every month at 8 p.m. at the Village Hall, One Shelter Rock Rd., North Hills.
Plandome Board of Trustees meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. at the Plandome Village Hall, 65 South Dr., Plandome.
The Plandome Heights Board of Trustees usually meets at 8 p.m. on the first Monday of the month at the Plandome Heights Village Hall, 37 Orchard St. Contact the village office at 627-1136 to confirm the schedule. Any individual requiring special assistance to attend should notify the village clerk at least 48 hours in advance.
Plandome Manor Board of Trustees usually meets at 8 p.m. on the third Tuesday of the month at the Village Hall, 55 Manhasset Ave., Manhasset.
•Womanspace now in its 32nd year meets weekly to discuss issues of interest and concern to women. New members are welcome. Join us on Wednesdays from 1 to 3 at the Great Neck Senior Center, 80 Grace Ave.
•Stroke Support Group. North Shore University Hospital at Manhasset offers a free weekly support group for stroke survivors and caregivers every Friday from 10 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at 300 Community Dr., Entrance 3, and Apt. Bldg. #304. Each meeting begins with a general social period from 10 to 11 a.m. From 11 a.m. to noon guest speakers give presentations on a wide variety of topics. Lunch is from noon to 12:45 p.m. (bring your own lunch, beverages provided). From 12:50 pm to 1:30 pm, physical therapy is provided for stroke survivors, and concurrently a separate caregiver’s support group meeting is held. For information and parking instructions call 562-4947.
•Art League Of NC monthly meeting and demonstration by a guest artist. Meets on the fourth Friday of each month at the New Hyde Park Recreation Center, Clinton G. Martin Park, Marcus Ave. and NHP Rd., NHP (near Union Tpke.) at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited. Refreshments served. Call 437-0919. Nonmembers $2. No meetings in June, July, August, December.
Friday, 17 January 2014 00:00
Negotiations are currently underway between the Village of Farmingdale and members of the local CSEA labor union. After a closed door executive session meeting, on Jan. 6, village trustees met with members of the labor counsel to iron out terms of a new contract proposal, which they said will hopefully meet the fancy of union leaders.
“We have sent our proposals out there,” said Farmingdale Mayor Ralph Ekstrand, “we are just waiting for the CSEA membership to approve it.”
Thursday, 12 December 2013 00:00
A new Child Care Centerfor children ages eight weeks through Pre-K—opened at Farmingdale State College this week, which will be open to the community and the college campus.
“The College owes a great deal of thanks to everyone involved in this project,” said Farmingdale State College President Hubert Keen. “This center provides a safe and nurturing environment for the children of our students, faculty and staff.
Especially for our students, the availability of quality child care can determine whether or not they are able to complete their education.”
Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00
On Saturday, November 9, the MHS Girls Swim Team competed in the Nassau County Team Championships. After a strong preliminary performance on Friday, the girls had their sights set on swimming even faster on Saturday at the finals. On Friday, Manhasset qualified 14 individual swims in the top 10 and all three relays. The team also had an additional 7 swims in the consolation finals (places 11-20). On Saturday, the top 20 individuals and relays compete in each event, all finishers scoring points towards their team total.
In the championship’s opening event, the 200 yd. medley relay team from Manhasset set the tone for what turned out to be a historic day in Manhasset Girls Swimming. The relay team of Grace Kenlon, Allegra Sodi, Megan Smith and Meredith Johnson finished third and set a new school record time of 1:51.96, also qualifying for the New York State Championships.
Thursday, 28 November 2013 00:00
The Indians' regular season came to a close recently, but not before the boys locked up several more post-season honors to complete a highly successful campaign that brought an undefeated season as well as Division and Conference Championships. Manhasset headed into the post-season with high aspirations and battled it out with rival Wantagh High School for two weekends in a row—at both the Class Country Championships and the State Qualification race—coming up just short on both occasions, but achieving many milestones along the way.