Friday, 18 May 2012 00:00
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.
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.
Take an enchanting journey to the lovely Caribbean Islands with the talented seventh and eighth grade actors/singers as they present Once On This Island at 7:30 p.m. at the Manhasset High School auditorium. Tickets are available on the school district website homepage www.manhasset.k12.ny.us. Also on May 19.
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.
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.
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.
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 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 Converted Atheist” with presenter Fr. Leo O’Donovan, 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.
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.
The Town of North Hempstead is holding its annual fireworks show at Bar Beach.
Meets the last Tuesday of the month from 6:45 to 9 p.m. at St. Ignatius Jesuit Retreat House, 251 Searingtown Rd. Come enjoy some thought-provoking movies that touch upon many themes of Ignatian Spirituality and dynamics found in the Spiritual Exercises. Facilitated by Fr. Damian Halligan, SJ. $15 per session. Call 621-8300, ext. 10.
Looking for ways to integrate God into your work day? Come and hear what others are doing. Presenters: Joan McGovern and Vince Buzzeo. 9:30 a.m. to noon at St. Ignatius Jesuit Retreat House, 251 Searingtown Rd. Offering: $25/pp. Advance registration requested. Call 621-8300, ext. 15. Go to www.inisfada.net.
The Manhasset Public Schools will hold a ribbon cutting ceremony and dedication of the Dr. David H. Dorman Tennis Center at 2 p.m. The dedication will take place rain or shine, as this well-deserved honor of Dr. Dorman is celebrated. Bring a racquet and stay to play tennis (weather permitting) after the ceremony.
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 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.
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.
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.