Friday, 03 August 2012 00:00
Tai Chi for Breast Cancer Patients
Thursday, August 2
Dahlia Club Class
Monday, August 6
Saturday, August 11
A Free Path to Wellness Workshop for past and present breast cancer patients. Tai chi is an ancient Chinese exercise sometimes referred to as “moving meditation” due to its slow steps and deep breathing. These movements help the body become relaxed, help lower blood pressure and boost the immune system. People of all ages can do this exercise at their own level. Comfortable clothing and shoes are recommended. Bring bottled water. The workshop is held from 7 to 8:30 p.m. at Alumni House, 154 Cambridge Ave., Adelphi University, Garden City. No charge. Pre-registration required. Call 516-877-4325.
At the Dahlia101 class, you will learn how to get larger blooms from your dahlia plants and how to transport them safely to the shows. Following the class you learn how to stage your dahlias so they look their best. Mid Island Dahlia Society, 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Church of the Advent, 555 Advent St., Westbury. Free refreshments will be served. Call 516-791-6894 or visit www.midislanddahlia.com for details.
Parish Golden Jubilee Anniversary production presented by St Paul’s Centerstage Theatre. Performances will be at the St. Edward Confessor Parish Hall, 205 Jackson Avenue, Syosset. Showtime 8 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults, $12 for seniors’ 60+ and children 12 & under. For tickets call 516-931-3260. Additional dates: August 10 at 8 p.m., August 11 at 8 p.m., and August 12 at 2 p.m.
Plaza Theatrical Production presents Pinkalicious The Musical. Pinkalicious loves pink and wants everything in her life to be pink. Follow her through this musical romp of the famous children’s book. Additional performances: August 18, 25, and 26. Showtimes are 11 a.m., 1 p.m., and 3 p.m. at The Long Island Children‘s Museum, 11 Davis Ave., Garden City. Tickets are $12. LICM members: $10 with card number. Call 516-599-6870 for tickets and any questions.
Plaza Theatrical Productions presents The All Night Strut!. This musical celebration of the 1930s and 40s, struts its stuff in a two act bonanza of the way things were during the depression, World War II and the postwar boom. Musical numbers include, Chattanooga Choo Choo, It Don’t Mean A Thing If It Ain’t Got That Swing and I’ll Be Seeing You. Tickets are $43.50 per person which includes show and lunch. Lunch begins at 12:15 p.m. and is followed by an hour and a half performance at The Westbury Manor, 1100 Jericho Tpke., Westbury. For individual and group ticket information call Plaza Theatrical Productions at 516-599-6870 or visit www.plazatheatrical.com. Additional performance: September 12 at 12:15 p.m.
The Attic Thrift Shop (178 Post Ave., Westbury), which helps to support St. Brigid’s Outreach Program, is seeking donations of gently used clothing, shoes and accessories for men, women and children. Donations of household items including bedding, cookware, dishes, flatware, lamps, pictures, decorative household items and bric-a-brac also accepted. Only small furniture items can be accepted. Call if you have a question about a donation you would like to make. The thrift shop can always use additional volunteers. If interested in volunteering on Fridays call Sheila Leonard 333-5969.
The A.T. Stewart Exchange Consignment Shop, 109 Eleventh St., Garden City, is looking for furniture to add to its inventory. The shop can use cocktail tables, end tables, consoles, chairs of all types, dressers, dining room tables, breakfronts, servers, secretaries, mirrors, etc....it’s all in demand. If you have a particularly large piece, take a picture, and show it to Kris or Jill at the shop (516 746-8900). Consignees get 50 percent of the selling price. Parking is convenient because the shop is located on the lower level of the Garden City Historical Museum.
•Rotary Club Of Westbury-Carle Place meets each Tuesday at 12:30 p.m. at the Holiday Inn, 369 Old Country Rd., Carle Place.
•The Nassau Mid-Island Chapter Of The Barbershop Harmony Society invites any man who is interested in singing barbershop harmony to join them any Tuesday from 8 to 10:30 p.m. in the Church of the Advent Winthrop Hall, 555 Advent St., Westbury. Call 378-5137 or www.longislandharmonizers.org.
•Storytime every Tuesday and Wednesday at 10 a.m. at Barnes and Noble, Country Glen Center, 91 Old Country Rd., Carle Place. Call 741-9850 for information.
•Kiwanis Club Of New Cassel meets every second and fourth Tuesday at 7:30 p.m. at the Harvest Diner, 841 Old Country Rd., Westbury. For further information call President Vashmir Pascal –Turner 631-827-9878. The club is a service organization for the New Cassel/Westbury area and is seeking members in order to continue serving the neighborhood. Come join us anytime to meet with our great team. Call Fred Meeks 516-334-8264 or check out www.NewCasselKiwanis.org for more information.
•Carle Place Senior Citizens meet each Tuesday at Charles Fuschillo Park, Carle Rd. and Broadmoor Ln., Carle Place. Coffee and cake is served at noon. Meetings start at 1 p.m. Call John T. Heslin 997-7271.
•Carle Place Homemakers Chapter. The group knits, crochets, quilts, makes jewelry and more. Meetings are on Wednesdays at 8 p.m. in the south cafeteria of the Carle Place High School, Cherry Ln., Carle Place. Business meetings are held on the first Wednesday of every month. Call 334-7762.
•Clutterers Anonymous, a 12-step self-help group, offers help and support to those who have clutter problems in their homes or workplace. Meets weekly on Thursdays from 1 to 2:30 p.m. at the United Methodist Church, 265 Asbury Ave., Westbury. No dues or fees. Email CLAWestbury@ yahoo.com, call (866) 800-3881 or visit www.ClutterersAnonymous.net.
•Westbury Duplicate Bridge Club meets every Friday at 3:30 p.m. sharp in the Westbury Community Center, 360 Post Ave., Westbury. For further information, call Alverna Lewis 997-6529.
•Bingo every Friday (except August). Games begin at 7:30 p.m. at St. Brigid /Our Lady of Hope Regional School, 101 Maple Ave., Westbury. Two “Share the Wealth” Games are offered, a $500 and a $1000 Jackpot as well as Progressive Bingo. Other weekly events include Bell Jars and 50/50 Raffles. Food and drinks are available in the kitchen. Call 334-0021, ext. 145.
•Al-Anon And Alateen host weekly meetings all throughout Nassau County. For more information, visit www.alanon-nassau-ny.org.
•Unified Civic Association Of New Cassel meets the second Monday of every month at the Westbury Middle School. For further information. Call Mr. Neal at 333-2505.
•The National Council Of Negro Women, LI Cross County Section meets at 7 p.m. on the fourth Monday of the month in the Westbury Community Center, 360 Post Ave., Westbury. For information call Johnnie Walker at 997-5352.
•Westbury Carle Place Chamber Of Commerce Board meets the first Tuesday of every month at 6:30 p.m. For more information, call 516-997-3966 or visit www.wcpchamber.com.
•Cpl. James F. Walsh VFW Post #945, Westbury, meets on the second Tuesday of every month at 8 p.m. Call 334-7925.
•Donatello Lodge #2559 Order Sons Of Italy In America meets on the first Wednesday of every month promptly at 8 p.m. at the Westbury Community Center, Post Ave. For further information, call Patricia Diglio at 334-1325.
•Councilman Charles J. Fuschillo Republican Club meeting at 8 p.m. at the Westbury Community Center, 360 Post Ave. The club is the Republican Club for the Westbury Republican Committee, covering the Westbury, Carle Place and Old Westbury communities. Meetings are generally held on the second Wednesday of each month. Contact Frank Moroney 334-5800.
•New Cassel American Legion Post #1851 meets each third Wednesday at 8 p.m. at the post, 887 Prospect Ave. (at Hopper St.). For more information, call 334-9364.
•Omega Psi Phi Fraternity meets every third Wednesday of the month at the Westbury Recreation Center at 8 p.m.
•Westbury Knights Of Columbus Council #1012 meets on the second and fourth Thursday of every month at 8 p.m. in the lower level of Our Lady of Hope RC Church, Cherry Ln. and Broadway, Carle Place. Call Grand Knight Charles Moerler.
•Carle Place American Legion Post #1718. Led by Commander Al Piscitelli, meets on the second Friday of each month at 8 p.m. at 252 Rushmore Ave., Carle Place. Call 334-6603.
•Pi Pi Omega Chapter Of Alpha Kappa Alpha meets every second Saturday of the month at Westbury Community Center. The executive meeting is at noon. The chapter meeting is at 2 p.m.
•East Meadow-Levittown JWV Post #709 meets every month except July and August, at 9 a.m. on the fourth Sunday at Levittown Hall, Levittown Pky., Hicksville. Breakfast is served and all new members are welcome. Call 933-9400.
Pack 233 of Westbury invites you to join friends and neighbors for an enjoyable and education filled experience teaching young boys to be independent, sociable good citizens of the community. This is accomplished through interacting with and exposing the boys to a fun filled culturally receptive and educational environment. They advance in rank as they learn new skills and excel in projects and achievements while building self-esteem and camaraderie with boys their own age. Call Norma Nunez 997-8749.
Wednesday, 19 June 2013 00:00
After a year of filling the role as an interim, Mary Lagnado was appointed permanent superintendent of the Westbury Board of Education effective July 1, 2013.
Saturday, 15 June 2013 00:00
Everyone wants to know that their neighborhood is safe. But an omnipresent police force is impossible and extensive home security can be expensive. So the watchful eye of a neighbor can come in handy.
Now in its second year, the Westbury Neighborhood Watch is a small group of residents who stick to the phrase “see something, say something.” Director Jacquelyn McCullough says that the group, comprised mostly of seniors, keeps an eye out for suspicious behavior and looks out for their neighbors. She encourages them to report any odd behavior to her, so she can relay it to the appropriate authorities.
Thursday, 13 June 2013 00:00
Deidree Golbourne has been running track and field all four years she has been at Westbury High School. Her passion for the sport comes from knowing that “you can put your all into it. It’s not a team sport where you have to depend on other people. You get out as much as you put into it.”
Golbourne is also seeded fourth in the state for discus throwing. She says that when she initially picked up discus her freshman year, she wasn’t a fan.
Thursday, 06 June 2013 00:00
The U.S. Tennis Association Eastern Long Island Region recently honored Westbury resident Susan Alvy at a celebratory dinner, presenting her with the Hy Zausner Lifetime Achievement Award for her longtime commitment to tennis. The Crest Hollow Country Club in Woodbury hosted the 23rd annual awards dinner, which honors tennis champions from Nassau and Suffolk County.