Wednesday, 16 July 2014 00:00
Sonny And Perley
Saturday, July 26
Women Artists You Should Know
Thursday, July 31
Adult Summer Reading Club
Through Aug. 7
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 two showings, 3 and 7:30 p.m., of Dallas Buyers Club. In 1985, Dallas electrician and hustler Ron Woodroof works around the system to help AIDS patients get the medication they need after he is diagnosed with the disease. Starring Matthew McConaughey, Jennifer Garner and Jared Leto.
The Plainview library hosts H. Roy Jaffee and his presents an interactive visual lecture featuring cars almost never seen by the public. Starting at 2 p.m., the lecture will feature information on many one-of-a-kind and custom built automobiles built by renowned coach builders in the U.S. and abroad.
The Cultural Arts Playhouse, 625 Old Country Rd. in Plainview, premiers Dogfight, an award-winning musical. A musical adaptation of a 1991 film, Dogfight follows a group of young Marines gathered in San Fransisco the night before they ship off to Vietnam. They decide to celebrate their last night of freedom with a cruel game they call a “dogfight” where every man sets out to find the ugliest girl he can and brings her to a party. One of the young men taking part is Eddie Birdlace, who is running out of time to find a date when he meets idealistic waitress Rose Fenny in a diner. He invites her to the party — her very first party — and she accepts. She leaves angrily when she finds out about the bet and Eddie, feeling bad, comes to find her. After an inauspicious beginning, an awkward love story begins to unfold. Performances continue July 19, 20, 24, 25, 26 and 27. Tickets can be purchased in advance at www.CulturalArtsPlayhouse.com for $20.
The Plainview library presents live music featuring 1960s British invasion music specialists Carnaby St. at 8 p.m. Carnaby St. takes attendees on a rousing musical experience of the 1960s, breathing new life into the music of British and American bands such as The Beatles, The Kinds, The Hollies, The Monkees, The Byrds and many more from this memorable musical decade. For more information, call 516-938-0077.
The Plainview library welcomes the exciting duo of pianist Sonny Daye and singer Perley Rousseu, accompied on bass, engagingly perform songs from Broadway musicals and Hollywood films from the 1950s and 1970s such as “Moon River,” “The Shadow of Your Smile,” “My Favorite Things,” and “Send in the Clowns.” This Great American Songbook event takes place at 8 p.m.
This slide and lecture presentation takes place at the Plainview library at 2 p.m. in the auditorium. The event features Evelyn Silver, docent at the Nassau County Museum of Art, presenting scuptures of 30 different women from 1060 A.D. to the modern age. Each of these artists, including Mary Cassat, Frida Kahlo, Georgia O’Keeffe and lesser know but equally wonderful artists, is represented in major museums internationally.
The Plainview library continues to celebrate 50 years with its adult summer reading club. Sign up at the information desk or online at www.poblib.org to submit book reviews and participate in all of the reading events. The library will share member-submitted book reviews on its website. All those who register are eligible to participate in a Skype interview with Author Chris Bohjalian on Thursday, June 26 at 6:30 p.m. and a Title Swap on Thursday, Aug. 7 at 7 p.m. For more information, call 516-938-0077.
The Plainview library is offering residents the opportunity for long term summer book loans. Through Aug. 30, residents can take up to 10 books out for long term loans without an overdue fee. If you return five books, you may borrow an additional five. For more information, call 516-938-0077.
This 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 info, call 866-800-3881.
Friday, 25 July 2014 00:00
Plainview resident Cila Schlanger was eager to attend a two-hour property tax workshop at the Farmingdale Public Library last week — the problem is, so were many other people.
“I was taken aback once I came here because there was such a line,” she said. “I thought it would be a two-hour workshop, but individuals had to wait to be helped on a first come, first serve basis.”
Residents are trying to save a buck whenever and wherever they can, especially when it comes to property taxes. To try and lend a helping hand, elected officials recently hosted a property tax exemption workshop at the library, drawing residents from across Nassau County.
Thursday, 24 July 2014 11:02
Plainview school officials are looking for public input for the next round of capital improvements.
The Plainview-Old Bethpage Central School District announced the search for volunteers to serve on its Facilities Upgrade and Improvement Advisory Committee at a special Board of Education meeting held on July 16. The committee will advise and assist the District in preparing a capital improvement bond issue that will be proposed to the Plainview-Old Bethpage community for a vote in December.