Thursday, 18 July 2013 00:00
Port Washington Schools Summer Music Program
Friday, July 19 & 26
Community Chest Golf and Tennis Outin
Monday, July 22
Grease at Landmark on Main Street
Saturday, July 20- Sunday, July 21, and July 26-28
The Community Synagogue, 160 Middle Neck Rd., Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m. Yiddish with Cecile Upadhyay. Fridays at 10:30 a.m. – Chair Yoga with Beth Mohr. For more information, visit www.commsyn.org/Chaverim/
Weekly concerts at 8:15 p.m. at the John Philip Sousa Memorial Band Shell.
Join The Dolphin Bookshop and Cafe for fun summer stories and treats! All kids welcome in pajama’s for late night sessions, beginning at 7 p.m., in the cafe. Perfect for children 3- 5. (Children must be at least 3 years of age). $5 per child registration fee, or purchase all 3 sessions for $10 per child. Reserve your spot online at www.thedolphinbookshop.com, or call 516-767-2650.
Join The Dolphin Bookshop and Café for a fantastic night of primping and fun! Teen author, Jen Calonita will be present at 7 p.m. to discuss and sign her books, Secrets Of My Hollywood Life, a middle school summer reading option. The Dolphin Bookshop will host a teen book club discussion and attendees will be treated to nail art! Iced lattes and delicious brownies will be served in the café! $5 registration fee. Space is limited. Register online at www.thedolphinbookshop.com, or call 516-767-2650. Please ask to join the teen book club, and get a copy of the book!
9 a.m. Bridge; 9:30 a.m. Drawing — Escalate your Art with Ed; 10 a.m. Game Time with Linda; 1 p.m. Karate with Kathy. For more information, call 883-6656.
9:30 Walking Group with Linda; 10:30 Yoga with Mike; 12:30 Bingo. For more information, call 883-6656.
1 to 2:30 p.m. concert, Simply The Best, a tribute to the girl group The Supremes (“Baby Love,” Stop in the Name Of Love”) This group tours throughout the country and brings lots of fun for the audience. Parking fees apply for both residents and non residents. All welcome, Call 516-869-6311.
The Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation is holding an Elder Law Open House from 4 to 7 p.m. Jennifer Cona, Esq., a partner at Genser Dubow Genser & Cona, LLP, and member of LIAF’s Legal Advisory Board, will be speaking on estate planning & trusts. Anyone who attends this event will also get a free 15 individual consultation with Cona, to get advice on their most pressing elder law issues. Call 516-767-6856 to attend.
The band Abba Girlz will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Manorhaven Beach Park, 158 manorhaven Blvd. This band is the ultimate ABBA tribute band that accentuates beautiful harmonies, extravagant costumes and exciting choreography. The concert will feature the music of the group ABBA, including songs from the Broadway musical Mama Mia.
Bus leaves 8 a.m. Resorts Casino. Port Washington Senior Citizens, Inc., 80 Manorhaven Blvd.; Call 883-6656 for more information.
To help you file for or learn more about the property tax exemptions you may be eligible for, Nassau County Executive Edward Mangano, in cooperation with Legislator Wayne Wink, has arranged to bring Department of Assessment office operations to the Port Washington Public Library on Wednesday, July 31 from 1 to 3 p.m. Equipped with specially configured computers linked to the county’s database, Department of Assessment staff will process property tax exemption applications (Veterans, Senior Citizen, Cold War Veterans, Volunteer Firefighters and Ambulance Workers, Limited Income Disability, and Home Improvement) on-site. Information about property tax exemptions is available at www.mynassauproperty.com.
Music from the 50’s and 60’s at the John Philip Sousa Memorial Band Shell, 8:15 p.m.
The Amsterdam in Port Washington will host an “Art Exhibition Opening Reception” at 7:30 p.m., featuring fine art by celebrated artist Ruth Poniarski. Refreshments will be served. Location: The Amsterdam at Harborside, 300 East Overlook (off Fairway Drive), Port Washington. Registration required. RSVP 433-5000.
The Amsterdam in Port Washington will host a free small business breakfast seminar “The Business of Art” at 8:30 a.m., featuring Mistress of Ceremonies- Angela Susan Anton, CEO Anton Publications, Charlee Miller- Executive Director, Art League of Long Island, and Regina Gil- Executive Director, Great Neck Arts Center. Refreshments will be served. Location: The Amsterdam at Harborside, 300 East Overlook (off Fairway Drive), Port Washington. Registration required. RSVP 433-5000.
Pilsner Brass Band Concert at the John Philip Sousa Memorial Band Shell, 8:15 p.m., Susan Bendernagel, Director
The Port Washington-Manhasset Chapter of Cancercare invites you to enjoy a deluxe bus ride to the Trump Plaza on the boardwalk in Atlantic City. $40 per person. Bus leaves Soundview Center at 9 a.m. sharp and arrives at Trump Plaza at approximately 12 p.m. Departs Trump Plaza at 6 p.m. sharp and arrives at Soundview Center at approximately 10 p.m. Payment in full is required with reservation. Make checks payable to Cancercare and mail to Lena Mazzilli, 5 Pine Low, Glen Cove, NY 11542. For more information, call Catherine Caramanica at 883-6404 or Barbara Faticone at 883-6693.
Persian musician Kamy R will take the stage at 8 p.m. at North Hempstead Beach Park, 175 West Shore Road, to perform his top hits. At a young age, Kamy R realized his passion for singing, mainly inspired by R&B, Soul, and Funk. His debut album “DOBAREH” was released worldwide in November of 2010 and broke the traditional barriers of conventional Persian pop.
Long Island Banjo Society Concert at the John Philip Sousa Memorial Band Shell, 8:15 p.m.
Largest and oldest feast on Long Island! Great rides (9/4 & 9/5 — ride all night for $25; 9/7 — ride from 12:30 to 4 p.m. for $25; 9/8 — ride free 12:30 to 1:30 p.m.) and games, delicious food, live entertainment Thursday-Sunday night, casino, fireworks Sunday night at 9:30 p.m. Open 6 to 11 p.m. Wednesday to Friday, 2 to 11p.m. Sat., 1:30 to 11p.m. Sun. Ample parking. All proceeds donated to charity. Visit marinolodge.org or call 767-3123 for more information.
Friday, 01 November 2013 00:00
Gould A. ‘Stretch’ Ryder III, accomplished sailor, pilot, businessman, civic leader, and steward of the beautiful waterfront of Port Washington, passed away Oct. 24 at The Amsterdam at Harborside Hospice Center in Port Washington.
Stretch, as he was known to all, was well known as part of the crew on Ted Turner’s “Courageous” when it won the America’s Cup in 1977. Turner stayed in touch and visited Stretch last week.
Stretch’s life was marked by numerous personal contributions and accomplishments.
Thursday, 31 October 2013 00:00
Parents concerned about classroom sizes spoke up at the Port Washington Board of Education meeting, as the board passed an approval of the larger sizes.
Parents spoke of class sizes at the district’s elementary being in the mid 20s, an amount they felt compromised the quality of their children’s education.
“The board of education changed our children’s education for the worse,” said one mother of larger average class sizes the board had approved last year. The comment drew clapping from the audience.
Thursday, 17 October 2013 00:00
The Port Washington Soccer Club has presented Schreiber High School graduate and captain of the Port Washington Blue Knights, Cameron Boroumand, with the annual $1,000 Joe Cohen Scholarship.
The award, which has been presented annually for over 10 years, was established by the Port Washington Soccer Club to honor Joseph Cohen, a gifted athlete who attended college on a soccer scholarship. He went on to achieve outstanding success, first academically, and then in his professional life. He gave his time fully and with great heart to innumerable charitable endeavors.
Thursday, 17 October 2013 00:00
The tough and talented Port Washington volleyball team defeated Hicksville at an away game this past Friday in all three sets.
With strong returning players who also play on club teams year round, the Port Washington team plays with a certain level of chemistry. Megan Murphy and Kelly Nardone led the way with 12 assists and Mia Walker had six kills.