Wednesday, 26 March 2014 00:00
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Saturday Evenings: 3:45 p.m. and 5:15 p.m.
Sundays: 7, 8:30, 10:30 a.m. and 12 p.m.
Weekdays: Monday to Saturday: 8:45 a.m.
Reconciliation: Saturday: 3 p.m. to 3:45 p.m.
270 Washington Ave., Plainview
Phone: 516-938-3956Web: www.stpiusxrc.com
Families In Action is a six session family program developed around the premise that parents and teens are more likely to learn successfully when they learn together. Teens and parents will spend part of the time in separate groups learning complementary skills and then come together for discussion of the skills learned. The YES Community Counseling Center will be holding this six session Active Parenting of Teens: Families in Action program on March 26, from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at the YES offices, located at 152 Center Lane in Levittown. The fee for the six week program is $120. To register or if you have any questions contact Kathleen Coletta at 516-799-3203.
The Township Theatre Group presents “Getting It Together: Three One-Act Plays” at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library at 8 p.m. It is a program with a little drama, a little mystery and a lot of humor with acts including Some Assembly Required by Linda Delmonico Prussen, Mother’s Day by Donald Steele and Living Arrangements by Laura Pedersen.
The Plainview-Old Bethpage Library, 999 Old Country Rd., hosts a teen program with ever-blossom flower chocolate cupcakes. This program for children in grades five through 12, allos tweens and teens to create yummy chocolate cupcakes using butter cream, vanilla, chocolate, wafer cookies and a dollup of fondant in the center. Program takes place in downstairs meeting room A. For more information, call 516-938-0077.
The Concerned Citizens of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Community, Inc. are announced its upcoming Spring Community Forum featuring guest presenters from PSEG, the community’s new utility company, and the Sustainability Institute of Molloy College. The forum will be held at the Plainview Public Library from 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. on Monday, March 31 in the lower level meeting room. This informative program will be followed by a question and answer period. Light refreshments will be served and all attendees will be entered into a raffle drawing for a free CO Detector for their home. The Concerned Citizens of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Community welcomes all residents to this free program and to visit the website at www.concernedcitizenspob.org to learn more about the organization.
This community meeting group at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library, 999 Old Country Rd., welcomes second-generation Holocaust survivors to share their unique experiences of growing up as children of Holocaust survivors. Event is from 7 to 10 p.m. in the library auditorium. For more information, call 516-938-0077.
The Plainview library presents Hiking Long Island with Lee McAllister at 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium. McAllister, naturalist, photographer and author of Hiking Long Island takes guests on a guided tour of the many hiking opportunities available on the island. The lecture encompasses the geology, history (natural and human,) flora, fauna and topographical features that make Long Island such an interesting place to hike in any season. For more information, call 516-938-0077.
The Mid-Island Y JCC, 45 Manetto Hill Rd., hosts Israeli movie night April 3 at 7 p.m. Free and open to the community, the night features the film “The Children of the USSR.” In the film, Slava, a young Russian immigrant, and his friends feel out of place and frustrated in the harsh setting of a small desert town in southern Israel. To deal with life, they set up a soccer team to compete in a local tournament. For more information, contact Laura Weissberger at 516-822-3535.
The Plainview library presents this lecture hosted by Carole and Richard Witkover at 7:30 p.m. No one knows why the highly developed Mayan civilization, which dates from 2000 B.C. in Central America, quickly collapsed into small farming villages. Come along and visit colorful cities, still showing damage from centuries-old earthquakes. Visit rural Mayan villages and climb ancient temple pyramids as you experience this multimedia travel show. For more information, call 516-938-0077.
Serving the Plainview-Old Bethpage and Bethpage communities since 1957, the Lions Club holds dinner meetings on the second Wednesday of every month. The Lions Club strives to make a difference in local communities and encourages residents to come in and voice their concerns. Meetings are held at the Marriott Residence Inn-Plainview, at 9 Gerhard Rd. at 7 p.m. Contact Steve Lesetz at 516-293-7534 for more information.
Wednesday, 27 August 2014 10:10
Oyster Bay Town officials are mulling an override of the state’s 2 percent property tax cap for the second consecutive fiscal year. On Aug. 12, the town held a hearing to approve local legislation, giving the Town Council authority to pierce the cap.
However, according to Marta Kane, a spokesperson with the Town of Oyster Bay, Supervisor John Venditto and the members of the Oyster Bay Town Council are not certain if they will entertain a repeat of last year, when the board adopted a $277 million budget, increasing the tax levy by $15,964,647 — or 8.8 percent.
Friday, 22 August 2014 00:00
Members and guests of North Shore Synagogue’s Brotherhood BBQ and Erev Shabbat Service enjoyed a wonderful summer’s evening in early July with a classic BBQ and services led by Brotherhood, with help from Rabbi Jaimee Shalhevet and Cantor Rich Pilatsky.
“This is a wonderful way to connect with other members of Brotherhood, which focuses on building camaraderie among our members, and instilling a strong sense of community away from the hectic pressures of our day-to-day lives,” said Brotherhood co-president Jeffrey Levine.