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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.
At Temple Judea, 333 Searingtown Rd., Manhasset, from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. 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.
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. Future date May 12.
The 22nd Annual Flea Market will be held from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Church of Our Saviour, Lutheran, 1901 Northern Blvd., Manhasset (across from Apple Store). Clothing, books, housewares, toys, games, furniture. Bake shop with home baked goodies. Indoors, rain or shine. For more information call the church office 516-627-2430.
Presents Sunday Afternoon at the Opera: A Look at Nabucco. Temple Judea (333 Searingtown Rd., Manhasset) welcomes back Ross Crolius, who recently retired from the Metropolitan Opera, after 25 years as a full-time chorister. Through the use of DVD and discussion, Mr. Crolius will bring the world of Nabucco by Giuseppe Verdi, which takes place during the time of the Hebrew exile from Jerusalem to Babylon. 2 to 4 p.m. Tickets are $10 person and all ages are welcome and includes more than a nosh. RSVP to the temple office 516-621-8049 by April 25.
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.
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 Bedtime Stories 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 Macys. 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.
The Manhasset Jewish Community Council is holding its monthly Discussion Group at 12:30 p.m. Dessert and coffee will be served. The group is held at the Reconstructionist Synagogue of the North Shore the first Tuesday of each month. Call Ilse Sander 627-5123.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
•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.
•Brain Tumor Support Group. This is an educational support group designed to help adults with brain tumors improve their quality of life and share their experiences. Learn about testing and treatment options, available resources, share information and socialize. Light refreshments will be served. Free and open to the public. Held on the second Monday of every month at 6 p.m. in the Brain Tumor Center, North Shore University Hospital, 300 Community Dr., 9 Tower, Large Conference Room, Manhasset. To RSVP contact: Louise Anne Purcell 562-3058.
•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.
The Manhasset Art Association, MAA, has scheduled shows at the Manhasset Public Library, the Great Neck Library and the Unitarian Universalist Shelter Rock Gallery. Call the facility to see what is showing. Call Linda Davison Mathues 365-5019.
Safe Boating Courses, free vessel safety checks and more from America’s Boating Club, the United States Power Squadrons. With 18 squadrons around Long Island, there’s one near you. Visit WeBoatSafe.org or call 1-800-341-8777 for more information.
1in9’s Hewlett House offers free breast cancer and other cancer support groups and classes. All services are free and confidential. Preregistration is required. Call the Hewlett House 374-3190. Groups and classes are held at Hewlett House, 86 E Rockaway Rd., Hewlett. Visit www.1in9.org.
The American Cancer Society’s two-hour class for women undergoing treatment for cancer. It is designed to help them deal with possible appearance-related side effects such as hair loss and skin changes, while enhancing their self-image at the same time. The class is free. Preregistration required. Some of the sessions are done in Spanish and English. Held at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset. Call 800-ACS-2345.
The Nassau County Art Museum is open Tuesday through Sunday 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Closed Mondays. The museum offers docent-led tours for individuals or families every Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 2 p.m. Each tour can accommodate up to 20 people. No reservations are required, but spaces are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. The tours are free with paid admission. The museum also welcomes group tours from schools, camps or other community groups. Reservations for these tours must be made in advance. For prices and information, call 484-9338.
From May through October, the Sands-Willets House, circa 1735, which is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and is the headquarters of the Cow Neck Peninsula Historical Society is open for guided tours of its 10 fully furnished rooms on the first and third Sunday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. Also included is a tour of the 1600’s Dutch barn. Tour hours: 2:15 and 3:15 p.m. An admission fee of $5 per adult and $2.50 for children under 12 helps the society maintain the house, its barn and the grounds on which they stand. Basement “Trash & Treasures” will also be open, for bargain-hunting enjoyment. Located at 336 Port Washington Blvd., Port Washington. For further information, call 365-9074.
Problems such as finances, childcare, visitation schedules, grandparents, extended family and demanding work schedules can overwhelm a single parent. North Shore Child and Family Guidance Center, through the Single Parent Action Network, offers support services, workshops and community meetings for single parents with children 18 years of age and younger. Call SPAN and ask for Cynthia Wagner at 626-1971.
If you need to talk to someone who cares, call Tel-A-Teen at 254-BE-OK, Monday through Saturday from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Tel-A-Teen is a youth phone center answered by teen “sharers” under the supervision of an adult.
Want to do something really wild? Climb a mountain? Raft a wild river? Explore a cave? Then join Venture Crew (formerly Exploring Scouts, BSA). Open to all in the 14 to 21 age group. The group meets at Trinity Episcopal Church in Roslyn. Call 625-5329 for more information.
The Nassau County Coalition Against Domestic Violence is the service provider in Nassau County for the victims of domestic or dating violence, sexual assault and elder abuse. The Coalition operates a fully staffed, 24-hour hotline (516) 542-0404. Counseling, safe housing, advocacy and legal assistance are available in a warm, supportive, professional atmosphere. For women who are victims of violent behavior, safety is a major concern. Therefore the coalition operates a safe home in Nassau County for battered women and their children. Advocates are also available Monday through Friday in Family Court and at Domestic Violence Court in Criminal Court and are on-call 24 hours a day for victims of domestic violence and sexual assault in local hospital emergency rooms. If you or someone you know needs help, either ask for a coalition advocate or call our 24-hour hotline at 542-0404. The hotline is free and confidential.
AARP Widowed Persons Service in Nassau County offers emotional support, counseling and other services to recently widowed men and women of all ages. The program is free of charge and open to all Nassau County residents. The service offers the help of trained volunteers, all of whom have been widowed themselves. Individuals interested in AARP Widowed Persons Service in Nassau County may call 887-8611 or (718) 347-1368.