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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/
More than 275 HomeGoods stores nationwide will be participating in the 12th annual HomeGoods “Helps Families Fight Cancer” campaign benefiting the Jimmy Fund, which supports pediatric and adult cancer care and research at Dana-Farber Cancer Institute in Boston, Mass. HomeGoods customers can participate by making a contribution at the register to “Help Families Fight Cancer” with 100 percent of the proceeds benefiting Dana-Farber. Customers also have the opportunity to purchase a reusable shopping bag for $.99 featuring artwork by Jimmy Fund Clinic pediatric patient Phoebe Davis and her brother Caleb. HomeGoods will contribute $.50 for each bag purchased to the Jimmy Fund.
On Friday, June 21, the Town of North Hempstead Business & Tourism Development Corp. is hosting a free half-day Small Business Solutions Summit at The Amsterdam at Harborside, 300 East Overlook, Port Washington, from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. This conference features federal, state, local non-profit professionals & consultants whose collective experience will provide key advice to the small business community. Presenters will cover a wide range of topics from our local economic forecast, financing, collaborative marketing, Obama Care to sales and use tax exemptions. Refreshments will be served. For more information, call 869-7759. You may also register online at www.btdc.biz/OnlineRegistration.asp.
Director Steven Shaiman to lead his band at the John Philip Sousa Memorial Band Shell located adjacent to the Port town dock. Come and enjoy the beautiful sounds and harmony of this talented band. 8:15 p.m.
At the Town of Hempstead Rock Hall Museum, 199 Broadway, Lawrence; 9 am-3 p.m.; Presented by The Vintage Chevrolet Club of America’s Queens County Region; 516-239-1157.
Bring your picnic blanket and get ready to rock out. The Parent Resource Center’s Summer Sundown Concert Series kicks off on June 25 with Port Washington favorite Bach to Rock, who will perform Rock City, their popular interactive experience. Outdoor concert takes place on the west lawn of the Landmark on Main Street from 6-7 p.m.; Admission is $5/person for members and $7 per person for non-members. Food and beverages will be available for purchase. For more information, call 767-3808 or go to www.parentresource.org.
Jimmy Pollard, author of Hurry Up & Wait! A Cognitive Care Companion for Huntington’s Disease, a special education teacher and healthcare administrator, will speak about how those who suffer from Huntington’s Disease are cognitively affected by the disease. Pollard, who has worked with people living with Huntington’s Disease for the last 26 years, will perform interactive exercises that simulate how to effectively care for and communicate with those living with Huntington’s Disease. This talk and simulation will be held from 6-8 p.m. at the Feinstein Institute for Medical Research, in the Degnan conference room, at 350 Community Drive, Manhasset.
From 7:30 to 10:30 p.m., Emanuel throws the best Dance Party on Long Island with everyone’s favorite DJ/dance instructor Louis Del Prete. Dance to all of your favorite Ballroom and Latin music. Couples and Single individuals are welcome. $15/person admission includes a soft drink, snack and DANCE LESSON at 7:30. Temple Emanuel of Great Neck is located at 150 Hicks Lane. Parking is free. For further information, call 516-482-5701.
LIAF (The Long Island Alzheimer’s Foundation) will host a free Elder Law Clinic on Thursday, June 27 from 4-7 p.m. at LIAF, 5 Channel Drive, Port Washington. Elder Law Attorneys and LIAF Legal Advisory Board Members Eve Koopersmith, Esq. and Michelle Salzman, Esq. of Garfunkel Wild, PC will speak about legal hot topics. They will also offer free 15 minute individual legal consultations for attendees. This innovative elder law clinic provides all families with vital information at no cost in an informal environment. Please call 516-767-6856 to reserve a space.
Dolphin Bookshop and Café will present a Mid-Summer Poetry Open Mic. All are welcome to read or perform their favorite Shakespearean works (costumes encouraged!) or any summer themed piece of their choice. Enjoy cooling refreshments and mingle with fellow enthusiasts of The Bard! $5 registration fee. For more information, visit www.thedolphinbookshop.com or call 516-767-2650.
Director Eric R. Albinder will lead his band at the John Philip Sousa Memorial Band Shell located adjacent to the Port town dock. Come and enjoy the beautiful sounds and harmony of this wonderful band. 8:15 p.m. Free admission. For more information, call 516-708-5819 or go to pwguide.com.