Thursday, 29 May 2014 00:00
Saturday, May 31
Howie Levy 5K Fun Run
Sunday, June 1
All About Shavout
Monday, June 2
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
Mr. Horun heads up the Global Studies Regents Review Course downstairs at the Plainview library from 6:45 until 8:45 p.m. Registration costs $40 at the information desk.
The Plainview-Old Bethpage Library hosts an event at 7 p.m. to teach attendees all about selling items on eBay. Presented by Sharper Training Solutions, the seminar will show how to set up an account, how to describe for sale items, how much to charge, how to get photos online and much more. A familiarity with eBay is required, as is a comfort with computers. This class has no fee and there is no registration necessary. For more information, call 516-938-0077.
The Mid-Island Y JCC presents a Y’s Guys program intended for men looking to socialize. Tired of watching your wife go out to lunch with her friends leaving you to fend for yourself? Come hang out with the guys and get to know other retired or semi-retired men from 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. Program costs $5 for members and $8 for non-members. For more information, call Laura Weissberger at 516-822-3535 ext. 335.
Soloist Ensemble Urania brings a romantic evening of melodies to the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library at 8 p.m. This group of musicians — on vocals, piano, cello and violin — will enchant attendees with love songs from around the world. For more information, call 516-938-0077.
The Mid-Island Y JCC presents a timed 5K and family-oriented fun run on June 1. Check in begins at 9 a.m. and the 5K begins at 10 a.m. The family-oriented fun run begins at 11 a.m. There will be entertainment for the entire family. For more information, call 516-822-3535 ext. 336.
The Mid-Island Y JCC will host community members for this fun and informative event. Shavout is the day the Jewish people received the Torah. Attendees will make blintzes to eat for dinner, learn about the Ten Commandments and decorate a Star of David. Event is $15 for members and $25 for non-members. For more information, contact Rita Witzer at 516-822-3535 ext. 342.
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, 23 October 2014 00:00
For as long as she could remember, Christina Amato-Smith has always wanted to open her own hair salon. The Floral Park native worked at a salon down the road from her home, but it wasn’t until 1994 when Amato-Smith made good on her promise to herself.
“I came to Bethpage to open my business because my clients were here,” said Amato-Smith, who now lives in Lindenhurst and has owned Top Cuts for 20 years.
While her business has been met with much success, in 2008, Amato-Smith’s personal life was met with a life altering challenge when she was diagnosed with stage three breast cancer. It was this event that prompted Top Cuts to organize a cut-a-thon to raise funds and awareness for breast cancer. This year’s event occurs on Saturday, Nov. 1.
Saturday, 18 October 2014 00:00
Thanks in large part to a substantial increase in sponsor support – and Mother Nature’s cooperation – the 2014 Plainview-Old Bethpage Craft and Gift Fair was a rousing success.
A caravan of vendors filled the parking lot of the Plainview-Old Bethpage Library starting at 7 a.m. By the time fairgoers crossed the blue and green balloon arch at 10 a.m. to receive their free T-shirt and bags stuffed with sponsor goodies, there were 108 booths ready to welcome them on the sunny day.