Thursday, 16 May 2013 00:00
The harmonies of Red Molly return to Landmark. This time Laurie MacAllister and Abbie Gardner will be joined by their newest Molly, Long Island native Molly Venter. Nellie McKay will make her first appearance at Landmark; her repertoire ranges from folk to Broadway to the Doris Day songbook. 8 p.m. Tickets are $45 premium; $40 standard with $5 discounts for Friends of Landmark. The box office phone is 516-767-6444 or www.landmarkonmainstreet.org.
This event will showcase mom business owners in the Port Washington area and connect families with the services in town. There are more than 40 Momtrepreneurs who are participating. There will be family entertainment and activities throughout the event. Blumenfield Family Park (by Landmark Theater). 12-2 p.m., rain or shine. (Rain location inside the Landmark gym)
The winning photographs from the Greater Port Washington Business Improvement District’s (BID) Manhasset Bay Photo Contest will be announced during a reception at the Port Washington Public Library at 7:30 p.m. The finalists for first, second and third place awards will be contacted soon, and they will be encouraged to invite family and friends to join them when they accept their awards. All of the winning photos will be on display during the ceremony.
Storytime for Children, 10-11 a.m. $5 per child.
The Community Synagogue, 160 Middle Neck Rd., Yiddish with Cecile Upadhyay, Tuesdays at 10:30 a.m.; Chair Yoga with Beth Mohr, Fridays at 10:30 a.m. For details, visit www.commsyn.org/Chaverim.
LIAF will host an Elder Law Open House from 3-7 p.m. at 5 Channel. Dr. Elder, law attorney, and LIAF legal advisory board chair Ann-Margaret Carrozza will speak about legal hot topics, including 2013 changes to the estate tax law. She will also offer free 15-minute individual, legal consultations for attendees. Professionals will be on-hand to provide information on Long Term Care Insurance (Jonathan Roth), pre-paid funerals (Dignity Memorial), and Geriatric Care Management (Senior Placement Services). Call 516-767-6856 to reserve a space.
Watch for all Port’s local organizations and schools in an annual parade that begins at Schreiber High School and ends at the John Philip Sousa Band Shell by the town dock. 10 a.m.-noon.
Meet fascinating raptors from 12-1 p.m. Our close-up view will show how hawks and owls hunt and capture prey, raise their young, and survive at the Preserve year round. Learn why birds of prey are so important to our Long Island ecology and ways that we can help keep them healthy. Geocaching is a new type of scavenger hunt, using a hand held GPS unit or a smartphone with a Geocache app. Enjoy the scenery, trails, beach and water views, and historic architecture at the Sands Point Preserve while challenging your observation skills. Adults and families welcome. Start any time between 9 am and 5 pm. Admission to both events is $10 per car; free with annual pass.
Port Washington Youth Activities (PYA) Dinner Dance will be at the North Hempstead Country Club from 7:30 p.m.-midnight. Come celebrate our Golden Anniversary where we will induct Billy Omeltchenko and Stephen Zaccherio (in memoriam) into the Hall of Fame. For inquiries and reservations call Ron Henderson, PYA executive director at 516-944-7921. Information is also available at www.pyasports.org.