Wednesday, 14 May 2014 00:00
Wednesday, May 14
Israeli Movie Night
Thursday, May 15
Thursday, May 15
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: 516-938-3956 Web: www.stpiusxrc.com
The Plainview library presents the A, B, C and D’s of Medicare hospital insurance, outpatient medical insurance, Medicare advantage and prescription drug coverage. At 7:30 p.m. in the auditorium, Steven I. Semryck, an independent sales representative with more than 40 years of experience in health, life and financial services industry, will explore the various Medicare options to help determine the most suitable coverage for any need.
The JCC presents this club, which focuses on social, recreational and educational experiences and needs of the 75-plus generation. This Wednesday Circle features vocalist Ricky Pen from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Ricky Pen is a one of a kind entertainer, singer, musician, actress, dancer and comedienne. She has been dazzling audiences worldwide with her band or as a solo act. Ricky sings in 16 languages in a variety of vocal styles from Edith Piaf to The Beatles, from Broadway to rock, from jazz to country. Free for members and $10 for non-members. For more information, call Beverly Gilbert at 516-822-3535, ext. 347.
In celebration of the 30th anniversary of Operation Moses, the Mid-Island Y JCC screens Live And Become for Israeli movie night at 7 p.m. The movie revolves around a young boy who isn’t an orphan, but is transported away from his home during Operation Moses at a Sudanese refugee camp in order to honor his mother’s wishes. Free for members and $10 for non-members.
Grumman Gallery, 500 Grumman Rd. West, Ste. 1 in Bethpage, presents “Culture Shock,” a game-changing exhibition featuring works of various artists including the thought-provoking and intensely satisfying abstract work of Steven Cogle. The event will raise funds for the All Stars Project, Inc., a charity that creates educational and performing arts activities for thousands of underprivileged youth across the country. The collection is open to the public by appointment only by contacting Stephanie Arcabascio at 917-387-7277.
The Plainview library hosts Game Changers with Dr. Bill Thierfelder presenting “The Salem Witch Trials,” from 2 to 4 p.m. The discussion will explore the beliefs and actions of the Puritans, which led to the trials and death of 19 people in 1692 and 1693.
The Fair Media Council Women’s Empowerment Summit comes to Briarcliffe College in Bethpage May 16 from 7:30 a.m. to noon. This half-day event features a variety of interactive workshops designed to help women unleash their full potential in the workplace. For tickets and information, call 516-224-1860 ext. 706 or visit www.fairmediacouncil.org/fmc-womens-empowerment-summit-2014/
Carlyle At The Palace, 1600 Round Swamp Rd. in Plainview, presents speed dating starting at 7:45 p.m. Event is for men ages 42-56 and women ages 39-53.
Spell Bound Salon & Apothecary, 609 Hicksville Rd., in Bethpage, presents a sidewalk sale fundraiser for the Leukemia & Lymphoma Society starting from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. A sidewalk sale featuring haircare, organic skincare, apothecary products, candles and more.
The Plainview library presents Photographic Federation of Long Island classes, from 2 to 4:30 p.m., open to residents with an eye for photography. Bring a camera. For more information, call 516-938-0077.
This teen program at the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library presents children in grades five through 12 the opportunity to learn the art of no-bake cake making. Tweens and teens will make a delicious no-bake Oreo cheesecake pie and each participant will leave with a seven-inch pie and eight no-bake pie recipes. Event is from 7 to 8:15 p.m. in downstairs meeting room A.
The Plainview library’s Algebra Regents review course is being taught by Mrs. Grosser and will take place May 21 and May 28 from 6:45 to 8:45 p.m. Students are asked to bring a TI-83-84 calculator and a pen and pencil to class. Registration costs $40 at the information desk.
Serving the Plainview-Old Bethpage and Bethpage communities since, the Lions Club holds dinner meetings on the second Wednesday of every month except July and August. 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.
A 12-step self-help group, offers help and support to those who have clutter problems in their homes or workplace. Meets at the following locations: Thursdays, 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 265 Asbury Ave., Westbury first and third Friday, 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the School of the Community Reformed Church, 90 Plandome Rd., Manhasset. Monday evenings, 7 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. at Plainview-Old Bethpage Library, 999 Old Country Rd., Plainview. There are no dues or fees. For more information, call 866-800-3881.
Thursday, 21 August 2014 00:00
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.”
Wednesday, 20 August 2014 00:00
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.