Friday, 26 April 2013 00:00
Saturday, May 4 is that magical day when the SCA Fair returns to Manhasset. Held at the Munsey Park School on Jimmy’s Field, rain or shine from 10 a.m.-5 p.m., this unforgettable event will offer many exciting attractions. Chaired by Daniela Buchholz and Dianne Tolentino, with tremendous help from Santina Petruso and Concetta Slaney, the fair will offer many exciting attractions, including thrilling rides, such as Gravitron, Pharoah’s Fury, the Round Up and Super Shot. Sample a selection of foods from the International Food Tent and visit the SCA Grill and hot dog booth for authentic fair grilling. You can also shop the wide variety of wares offered by vendors under the Big Tent, scale a rock climbing wall, test your strength at Iron Man and have fun enjoying a great selection of rides, games and activities for all, including face painting, baseball pitch and pie throwing. Make sure to stop by the grand raffle booth and enter to win some really fantastic prizes!
If you are interested in donating, the Manhasset SCA is accepting donations of books, DVD’s, music CD’s, and electronic video games on Thursday, May 2, from 4:30-7:30 p.m., under the Big Tent at Munsey Park field. The SCA will accept children’s books, fiction, novels, art, cooking, home and garden books. Sorry, but the SCA cannot accept textbooks, manuals, encyclopedias, business books, or record albums. The SCA appreciates you checking your items to confirm they are in working condition before bringing them to their drop-off location.
Donations for Attic Treasures, Sports & Garden and Toys will be on Friday, May 3, from 9:30 a.m.–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. Please no electronics, computers, baby items, skis, lawn mowers, exercise equipment or stuffed animals.
Volunteers are still needed to help at the Fair. Many volunteers are needed in all different areas of the Fair from under the Big Tent with attic treasures, books, plants and flowers, toys to food and game booths. Please give a few hours of your time. The SCA Fair is the largest fundraising event of the year for the SCA, and the SCA hopes you can lend a hand. A few hours go a long way.
Volunteer available shifts:
Thursday, May 2: book, DVD, electronic game collection: 4–7:30 p.m.
Friday, May 3: attic treasures, sports & garden, and toys collection: 9-11 a.m., 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m.
Friday, May 3: Set Up Fair: 9-11 a.m., 11 a.m.-1 p.m., and 1-3 p.m.
Saturday, May 4: SCA Fair Day: 9:15-11:30 a.m., 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m., 1:30-3:30 p.m., and 3:30– 5:30 p.m.
2013 SCA Fair To Host 30 Vendors
In addition to neat bargains found in Attic Treasures, 30 vendors will be offering their wares on Saturday under the Big Tent. Shop for all types of jewelry, accessories, handbags, household gifts, clothing, sports apparel, stationery, and much, much more. You are sure to find many great gifts for Mother’s Day, too.
Come to look, stay to shop, and don’t forget your checkbook.
As part of the SCA’s continuing efforts to “go green,” please bring your own shopping bags to carry away your treasures.
2013 SCA Fair Baked Goods Drop Off
SCA Fair Grand Raffle Prizes
The Manhasset SCA expresses its sincere appreciation to the families and businesses that have helped make this year’s Grand Raffle possible. The grand prize for the 2013 SCA Fair is a $1,000 gift card donated by Americana Manhasset. Other top prizes include one week of tennis camp, donated by Sportime, Roslyn; a beautiful colorblock suede leather tote, donated by Elie Tahari International; a semester of classes, donated by Unlimited Sports in Port Washington; a brown suede handbag, donated by Theory; a Day of Beauty donated by DeLis Salon in Manhasset; a $250 gift certificate, donated by Limani Restaurant of Roslyn; a package of 10 classes, donated from The Fitness Loft of Manhasset (2 available); a week of soccer camp and soccer basket, donated by Manhasset Soccer Club; a week of Art Camp, donated by Abrakadoodle of Roslyn (2 available); and a $50 gift certificate and plush bear, donated by Matty’s Toy Stop.
Grand Raffle tickets will be available to purchase during the advance ticket sales at Raindew on Saturday, April 27. Raffles are $5 or purchase a booklet of 6 for $25. You can also purchase tickets for the Grand Raffle at the SCA Grand Raffle booth during the Fair. For more information on the SCA Fair or any SCA committee event, please visit www.manhassetsca.org.
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.”
Wednesday, 04 December 2013 10:48
Preparations are underway for the Annual Christmas Tree lighting to be held this Friday, Dec. 6 at Mary Jane Davies Park on Plandome Road. The event is scheduled to begin at 4:15 p.m.
Workers have been busy decorating the gazebo with garland and lights to make the this year’s celebration the best yet. Sponsored by the Manhasset Chamber of Commerce, The Town of North Hempstead and the Manhasset Park District, the event will feature holiday music performed by the Manhasset High School Brass Choir.
The program will begin with the Pledge of Allegiance and the blessing offered by Rev. Dr. Steven D. Pierce of the Community Reformed Church. The winners of the poster contest will be announced during the ceremony followed by the anticipated lighting of the Manhasset Christmas tree. The Manhasset Parks Department will be dispensing hot chocolate and treats, too.Santa Claus will make a ‘surprise’ appearance on Manhasset-Lakeville’s Fire truck and volunteer firefighters will be handing out candy canes to girls and boys. Come on down and celebrate the beginning of the season.
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.