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PlainviewOldBethpageHerald.com Calendar

Bowling For Last Hope Animal Rescue

Friday, February 15

Ridotto: Russians In Paris Concert

Sunday, February 17

DayTrader Meetup Group

Thursday, February 21


Friday, February 15

Bowling For Last Hope Animal Rescue

There will be three hours of bowling excitement, fun for the whole family, from 7:30 to 10:30 p.m. at Farmingdale Lanes, located at 999 Conklin Street, Farmingdale, NY 11735. Registration begins at 7 p.m. Win prizes via raffles and a 50/50 drawing, all benefiting Last Hope Inc.’s animal rescue and community outreach programs. $25 per person, $20 for children 12 years and under; shoe rental, pizza and soda included. For more information, call 631-332-6606.


Sunday, February 17

Ridotto: Russians In Paris Concert

Ridotto, concerts “with a Touch of Theater,” presents “Russians in Paris.” Between 1910 and 1940, stream of Russian artists found refuge in Paris. Diaghilev and the Ballets Russes, Stravinsky, Bakst, Kandinsky, Pavlova, Prokofiev, Sonia Delaunay, Chagall, Sudeikina, Larionov and many others came to Paris where they helped to revolutionize all arts. Concert is Sunday, Feb. 17 at 4 p.m. at Huntington Jewish Center, located at 510 Park Avenue in Huntington, NY 11743. Tickets are $10 for students, $18 for seniors, and $20 for adults; hall is handicapped accessible. To make a reservation, call 631-385-0373 or email This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it . For more information, visit ridotto.org.


Thursday, February 21

DayTrader Meetup Group

Meet with the Long Island DayTrader Meetup Group, a team of enthusiastic investors who share your interest in the stock market to discuss investing, day/swing trading strategies and all markets. All levels welcome. Free. 9:30 a.m. to  noon, at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library, 999 Old Country Rd, 516-385-8244.  www. meetup.com/ LISTMG


Saturday, February 23

Rummage Sale

Last Hope Animal Rescue will be hosting a rummage sale at St. Bede’s Church, located at 220 Berry Hill Road in Syosset from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All proceeds benefit Last Hope’s rescued dogs and cats, as well as community outreach programs like Fix-A-Feral. For more info, visit www.lasthopeanimalrescue.org. No vendors, please. Call 731-6750 to donate items.

News

Kids love amusement parks, and they especially love one aspect of these fanciful places above all others — the twists, turns and death-defying loops of the mighty roller coaster. Given the chance, it’s likely that almost any child would love the chance to actually build one of their own.

Susan Sears of Port Jefferson runs an ongoing series of science classes aimed at stimulating the growing minds of children. Recently, she was holding one of them at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Public Library on Roller Coaster design, which she described as “a physics lesson disguised as fun.”

School zone speed cameras are beginning to gear up in Plainview-Old Bethpage, and though the robot law enforcement tools are not yet fully operational, drivers are beginning to get road weary at the prospect of a surveillance state.

While officials at the Nassau County Traffic Safety board said that only five cameras have been activated, drivers are spotting far more on daily drives through the neighborhood. Michael Dulphin, a Plainview resident who makes a daily commute to a local college, said he has seen school zone speed cameras pop up near Parkway Elementary School as well as Our Lady of Mercy school on South Oyster Bay Road.


Calendar

Joel Zelnik And Move

Saturday, Aug. 23

Beyond Bereavement

Monday, Aug. 25

Reminiscing With Veterans

Tuesday, Aug. 26



Columns

1959: The Year The Music Stopped Playing
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com

The Eccentric Heiress Of ‘Empty Mansions’
Written by Mike Barry, MFBarry@optonline.net

Yellow Margarine And A Pitch For The Ages
Written by Michael A. Miller, mmillercolumn@gmail.com