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Temple Judea, 333 Searingtown Rd., Manhasseet, announces an additional duplicate bridge game on Fridays. The game, under the direction of Shelley Ganz, is $12 and begins at 12:30 p.m. Refreshments will be served. For more information and reservations contact Shelley at 516-333-4634 or the temple office 516-621-8049.
Benefiting Adventures in Learning featuring Monsters, Inc. from 7 to 10 p.m. at the Manhasset High School front field. Admission is $5 per child; $10 per family. Pizza and popcorn will be available. BYOBC (blanket or chair). Free popcorn for any child wearing a Manhasset sports jersey. Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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: Dr. Gerald Deas, director of Health Education Communication, SUNY Downstate Medial Center.
For the entire community, all are invited. The event will present information, ideas, products for healthy living including health-oriented products and foods, local artists, free wellness and fitness classes and special booths for cancer patients and survivors. Resident artists include Christina Bjenning exhibiting her recycled metal “Heart-Soul-Spirit Jewelry Collection.” Raw and ethereal recycled metalworks, gemstones, silver, gold. She designs for celebrities such as Jeff Bridges, Bono, Bernadette Peters. Internationally recognized violist Karen Olson, Ph.D., member of the New York Pops, presents “Heartstrings and Beats.” Keynote speaker Dr. Rupolo will be discussing Inflammation from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Admission is free. NRAD Wellness, 1350 Northern Blvd., Manhasset. Call 516-472-7255 or go to www.calliopefitnessandarts.com.
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 Ken Schubach at 646-522-7912.
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.
How to sustain Wildlife with Native Plants, a film by Douglas Tallamy, author of the above-mentioned book, and professor and chair of the department of entomology and wildlife ecology at the University of Delaware. The program will be interesting not only for gardeners and bird lovers who want to make their yards attractive to birds, using native plants, but also for all people who want to help preserve earth’s biodiversity. This program is sponsored by the North Shore Audubon Society and will take place at 7 p.m. at the Manhasset Library, 30 Onderdonk Ave. (627-2300). For more information go to northshoreaudubon.org.
The Call to Worship: A Key to Islamic Spirituality with presenter: Patrick J Ryan, SJ from 7:30 to 9 p.m. at St. Ignatius Jesuit Retreat House, 251 Searingtown Rd. Free will offering. Call 621-8300, ext. 15 or 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.
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.
•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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.