Friday, 01 March 2013 00:00
• Newplicate (supervised duplicate) Bridge at the Shelter Rock Jewish Center, 272 Shelter Rock Rd., Roslyn, every Monday from 9:30 a.m. to noon for bridge students, new players and social bridge players welcome. Short lesson, and earn points in a fun, friendly atmosphere. For reservations call 917-658-5991. Open Duplicate Bridge Game at 7 p.m. every Wednesday. Refreshments served. Call 917-658-5991 for reservations.
• Bridge Game—A new ACBL sanctioned daytime bridge game will be held on Thursday afternoons at 12:30 p.m. at Shelter Rock Jewish Center, 272 Shelter Rock Rd., Roslyn. For info and reservations call 917-658-5991.
Game night will be held every Wednesday night from 7 to 9 p.m. at The Park at East Hills lounge. Send in information if you are bringing a game or would like to be paired with players. Send contact information and requested game to: SAC, Village of East Hills, c/o Senior Activities Committee, Box 18, 209 Harbor Hill Rd., East Hills, NY 11576.
The Senior Activity Committee will be showing Matchpoint on March 7 at 6:30 p.m. at the Village of East Hills lounge. Residents are admitted free. Cost for non-residents: $4.00. Send checks with date of event and email address to: SAC, Village of East Hills, c/o Senior Activities Committee, Box 18, 209 Harbor Hill Rd., East Hills, NY 11576.
Come to Friday Morning Mussar Study with Rabbi Andrew Gordon at 11 a.m. Mussar is a medieval and Chasidic study that focuses on Tikkun Middot, the refining of the soul’s traits. Together, participants will use the Torah, ancient Mussar texts, and the modern commentary of Alan Morinis to focus on character development. Each month participants will study a different Middah - a quality of the heart - such as patience, generosity, humility, compassion and simplicity. Temple Sinai is located at 425 Roslyn Rd. Call 621-6800 or log onto www.mysinai.org.
Monday, March 11 - Friday, April 19
Roslyn High School students will offer a one hour program for five weeks on various aspects of modern technology. Send in $10.00 for the sessions. Include pertinent information. You will be contacted with day and time preference. Send to: SAC, Village of East Hills, c/o Senior Activities Committee, Box 18, 209 Harbor Hill Rd., East Hills, NY 11576.
Join Rabbi Michael White at 10 a.m. for Why Reform Judaism? Participants will study the history, the philosophy and customs of Reform Judaism, how Reform Judaism differs from its Conservative and Orthodox counterparts and some of the fundamental rubrics of Reform Jewish worship. Come and learn about the unique identity of Temple Sinai’s Reform Judaism. You don’t need to come to all the sessions. All are welcome. Temple Sinai is located at 425 Roslyn Rd. Call 621-6800 or log onto www.mysinai.org.
The Senior Activity Committee at the Village of East Hills is sponsoring a trip to the Louis Armstrong House and Museum. The day also features lunch. The tour meets at the museum at 10:30 a.m. Lunch at LaStressa restaurant in Manhasset at 1:30 p.m. Cost: $$35.00 per person for residents of East Hills; non-residents: $40.00 per person. Send checks with date of event and email address to: SAC, Village of East Hills, c/o Senior Activities Committee, Box 18, 209 Harbor Hill Rd., East Hills, NY 11576.
On Tuesday, March 19 at 10:30 a.m., The Amsterdam at Harborside will host a Parade of Homes event. Tour apartment homes and visualize a retirement lifestyle with no real estate taxes, maintenance, repairs or utility bills to worry about: Just the freedom to pursue your most meaningful interests with incomparable peace of mind, financial security and estate protection. Enjoy a continental breakfast and brief presentation, followed by tours of our penthouse and model apartments. Register by calling 472-6610. Seating is limited, so RSVP as soon as possible. The Amsterdam at Harborside is located at 300 E. Overlook Port Washington.
Join the Chai Society at 6 p.m. for the Temple Sinai 18th annual Second Night Seder. Rabbi Michael White and Cantor Sergei Schwartz will conduct services. A traditional catered Passover Seder, catered by V&Z caterers. Featuring: gefilte fish, chicken soup with matzoh balls, tossed salad, choice of brisket with gravy chicken on the bone, string beans, potato kugel, tsimmes, and Passover desserts. Reservations are required and must be accompanied by a payment in full. No reservations will be accepted after March 5. Cost: Adults $52, children 5-12 $25, children age 4 and under are free. Temple Sinai is located at 425 Roslyn Rd. Call 621-6800 or log onto www.mysinai.org.
No card playing experience necessary. Teams will win prizes. Groups of less than four will be paired together. Game starts at 7:30 p.m., followed by desert. Doors will open for dinner at 6:30 p.m. Cost for residents: $20.00. Cost for non-residents: $25.00. Send checks with date of event and email address to: SAC, Village of East Hills, c/o Senior Activities Committee, Box 18, 209 Harbor Hill Rd., East Hills, NY 11576.
Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00
The Roslyn High School girls’ lacrosse squad ended the regular season playing the same consistent ball they had all year. In early May, the Lady Bulldogs topped both Wheatley and Great Neck North, while losing a close match to conference rival MacArthur.
The Lady Bulldogs finished the year with a sterling 10-5 mark overall and a 5-4 winning record in Conference IV play.
Thursday, 23 May 2013 00:00
Old Westbury Gardens recently held its 11th Annual Taste of Spring on the grounds of the Phipps Estate, a gold coast mansion built in 1906. More than 300 people attended, drinking a variety of wines and dining on gourmet hot foods served up by local chefs. One of the favorites was a chicken with peas topped with a fragrant winter lavender sauce cooked by Jeff Lawton. Other delicacies included duck, gnocchi, tacos, meatballs, prime rib, baked brie, and quiche followed by an assortment of chocolate desserts and crème Brule.
Long Island notables were also in attendance including author Nelson DeMille and Peter Tilles, a prominent developer. As guests mingled they also were treated to a special show of vintage bridal gowns staged throughout the house, many of the dresses dating back to the 1900’s and some worn by member of the Phipps family.
Proceeds from the event and the silent auction went toward the estate. Beverage and tasting sponsors included Banfi Vintners, Bryant and
Cooper Steak House, Chi, Dessert Diva, Elegant Affairs Catering, Jeff Lawton Catering, La Bottega, Robbins Wolfe Eventuers and Sterling Affair Caterers.
Friday, 17 May 2013 00:00
Fifteen members of the Green Vale Pacers, a girls’ running club, ran the 5K Race of the Long Island Marathon held at Eisenhower Park on May 4. All fifteen finished the race and a few finished at the top of their age divisions and within the top ten for all 354 female racers.
Friday, 10 May 2013 00:00
Fifteen Wheatley High School students have been recognized by the Nassau County Interscholastic Athletic Association for their exceptional performance in athletics, scholarship and leadership qualities for the winter 2012-2013 season. All winter teams were recognized as NYS Scholar/Athlete Team Award winners. The Boys Indoor Track team was crowned NYS State Scholar Athlete Team Champions. The Boys Varsity Basketball team won the Nassau County Class B Championship.