Thursday, 07 March 2013 09:54
Tower Foundation Dinner Dance
Saturday, March 9
Frank Sinatra Presented by Songwriter Melvin Glazer
Sunday, March 10
Expert Presentation on IEP and CSE MeetingsTuesday, March 12
The Tower Foundation of Manhasset will host its annual dinner dance on Saturday, March 9 at the North Hempstead Country Club at 7:30 p.m. Tickets to the event are $150 per person. Mail your check to The Tower Foundation of Manhasset Inc., c/o Katie Lane, 257 Sussex Drive, Manhasset, NY 11030. You can also find more information about the event and organization at www.towerfoundation.com.
Temple Judea welcomes Frank Sinatra connoisseur Mel Glazer to entertain with an afternoon of refreshing inside stories about the singer, his life and career. Mr. Glazer is a successful songwriter, actor and educator at the Five Towns College. The program, sponsored by the Greatest Generation of Temple Judea of Manhasset, 333 Searingtown Road, Manhasset NY 11030, is from 2 – 4 p.m., is $10 per person and “more than a nosh” will be served. This event is open to all ages of the community. Please R.S.V.P. to the temple office 516-621-8049 by March 5.
Manhasset SEPTA: Manhasset School Special Education budget for 2013-14 will also be reviewed, followed by the Danlette Agency reviewing tips for special education meetings and children’s IEP school education plans. Refreshments served and all are welcomed
The “Give the Gift of Life” event in honor of Michael Mazzei and Jamie Mazzei has been rescheduled from 7 – 11 p.m. at the North Hills Country Club in honor of National Kidney Awareness Month. They are partnering with North Shore-LIJ Health System to celebrate the successful kidney transplant surgery between Michael and Jamie, father and son. For more information and ticket purchases please visit: http://support.northshorelij.com/mazzeievening
Shelter Rock Singles present acclaimed comic Eric Tartaglione on Friday, March 15 in the Veatch House, Unitarian Universalist Congregation at 48 Shelter Rock Road, Manhasset, Admission, $15, Refreshments provided, 50+, Contact Ben, 516-627-6560 X 134.
The Don Scott Memorial Foundation invites you and your family to attend its second annual Colon Cancer Benefit Dinner to be held at Plandome Country Club. The event will benefit the Center for Colon & Rectal Diseases, North Shore LIJ. There will be cocktails at 7 p.m. followed by dinner from 8 - 11 p.m., a silent auction and 50-50 raffle and music provided by a DJ. Tickets should be purchased by March 16 — adults are $155 per person and those under 21 are $125 per person. Visit journal@donscottmemorial foundation.org.
The guest speaker this month is Pat Giancantiere, textile/surface designer and owner of Yellow No. 5 Design Studio, Inc., Laser Design Solutions and the Conti Collection of Fine Jewelry. The presentation is at the Church of Our Savior Lutheran at 11:30 a.m. The guest fee of $10 includes lunch and slide lecture. For reservations call Barbara Pierce at 627-0662
Newly revived, the historic Port Washington Play Troupe’s Children’s Show will present “Alice in Wonderland,” featuring a multi-generational cast of 50. Performances will be held in the Parish Hall at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church on Thursday, March 21 at 7 p.m.; Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children, and can be reserved by calling Port Washington Play Troupe at (516) 473-6243.
Newly revived, the historic Port Washington Play Troupe’s Children’s Show will present “Alice in Wonderland” featuring a multi-generational cast of 50. Performances will be held at 3 and 8 p.m. in the Parish Hall at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children, and can be reserved by calling Port Washington Play Troupe at (516) 473-6243.
Newly revived, the historic Port Washington Play Troupe’s Children’s Show will present “Alice in Wonderland” featuring a multi-generational cast of 50. Performances will be held at 3 p.m. in the Parish Hall at St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church. Ticket prices are $10 for adults and $5 for children, and can be reserved by calling Port Washington Play Troupe at (516) 473-6243.
Temple Judea of Manhasset invites the community to its 5th Second Seder in the ballroom at 6 p.m. The Seder will be led by Rabbi Todd Chizner, spiritual leader of the Congregation and will be assisted by their Cantor, Abbe Sher. The dinner will be catered by the Temple Caterer, Newman & Leventhal and will be kosher. For further information, please call the Temple office at 516-621-8049 and reserve a place for you and your family. Temple Judea is located at 333 Searingtown Road, Manhasset, NY, 11030.
The Munsey Park Garden Club invites the community to a program on Sustainable Rose Growing by Old Westbury Gardens’ Rosarian Ann Marie Zawistowski, to be held at the Manhasset Public Library. Ms Zawistowski will talk about growing roses without the use of harsh chemicals, and provide examples of eco-friendly green products and disease resistant varieties and cultivars. Program starts 1 p.m., followed by refreshments.
Wednesday, 22 May 2013 00:00
Submitted by Manhasset Post 304 American Legion
Matthew Falcone, commander of the Manhasset Post 304 American Legion, and James Brooks, parade chairman, have announced the parade order and schedule for the 2013 Manhasset Memorial Day Parade and Memorial Services. All Manhasset residents, their families and friends are invited to join the Legion in this remembrance of the great sacrifices of our American heroes. The theme of the parade this year, “Honoring Those Who Serve in Special Operations,” is a reminder that, while Memorial Day honors all deceased veterans, the intention is to remember service personnel engaged around the world in an effort to preserve American freedom and way of life from global terrorism.
A memorial service in honor of Manhasset’s war dead will be held at the Community Reformed Church, 90 Plandome Rd., on Sunday, May 26, at 10 a.m. Pastor Steven D. Pierce will officiate. All are urged to attend and to join with the Legion in the remembrance of the great sacrifice of our military.
Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00
That first meeting, culminating in the May 2 ribbon-cutting for organic vegetable and herb gardens at all three Manhasset school campuses, was in September 2012.
Two organizations, both formed under the auspices of the SCA, were involved: Planet Manhasset, which under president Angela Classi and officers Merilyn Donnelly, Zari Ginsburg and Connie Parsons, spearheaded the construction of each site and Project Share, the which will distribute the produce raised to families in need. Classi, during the ribbon-cutting, told the students they were limited only by their imagination, and encouraged each one to embrace the secondary school garden as their own.
Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00
Gymnast Alexis Stern, an eighth-grader at Manhasset Middle School, represented New York State in the Junior Olympic National Championships held in the Kellogg Arena in Battle Creek, MI the weekend of May 3. Competing against the top Level 9 gymnasts in the country, Alexis took home a bronze medal on the balance beam with a 9.45 and finished 12th in the country with an impressive 36.80 all around score (bars, beam, floor, and vault). Alexis earned her spot on the Junior Olympic team with a third place finish at the Level 9 North East USAG Regional Championship held in Springfield, MASS and was also recognized as one of New York’s top Level 9 gymnasts. Alexis trains five days a week at Gold Medal Gymnastics Center in Greenlawn under the tutelage of Hall of Fame Coach Tammy Marshall.
Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00
On April 7, the Manhasset High School Crew Team held its first 5K Walk/Run fundraiser, which started and ended in the Flower Hill Village Park. More than 300 participants came out to race or stroll through Flower Hill, while raising funds for two great causes.
Proceeds from the event will fund additional equipment for the growing MHS crew team, with 10 percent of monies raised contributed to the Manhasset UFSD Fields Initiative, a fund created to re-turf the MHS Stadium Field and create a new field at Shelter Rock Elementary School. Barbara Thermos, who organized and coordinated the 5K event, noted, ”It was a great way for the community to come together for these causes, connecting with neighbors and friends while getting some exercise on a gorgeous, crisp sunny morning. Both causes support healthy athletic opportunities for Manhasset’s youth.”