Thursday, 06 February 2014 00:00
BOT Meeting - February 6
Card Party - February 7
NAACP Luncheon - February 8
The Westbury Village Board of Trustees will hold its monthly public meeting at Village Hall, 235 Lincoln Place, at 7:30 p.m. At the meeting the board will hold a public hearing to consider a proposed local law prohibiting overnight parking in the village.
The League of Women Voters (LWV) will host a forum for the two candidates vying for the District 2 Nassau County Legislator seat. Candidates Siela Bynoe and Pepitz Blanchard will each explain why they think LD 2 residents should vote for them. It will be held at the Ethical Humanist Society, 38 Old Country Road in Garden City from 7 to 9 p.m.
Galactic will be bringing the sounds of New Orleans to the Space at Westbury for a show with special guest Ryan Montbleau. Tickets are $30 in advance, $35 the day of the show. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.thespaceatwestbury.com.
Westbury SEPTA will be holding its 25th annual card party and game night auction. Admission is $6, which includes five bids. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and the auction begins at 8 p.m. There will be door prizes, games, refreshments and fun. Children must be accompanied by a parent, and attendees are invited to bring their favorite game. The event will be held at Westbury Middle School, at 455 Rockland Street. For more information, contact Rose Ryan at 997-4118.
Steve Earle will be performing at The Space at Westbury, along with guest Dawn Landes. Tickets range from $35 to $50. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.thespaceatwestbury.com.
The NYCB Theatre at Westbury will be alive with the sound of the Beatles during All You Need Is Love: A Beatles Tribute Concert. Tickets range from $39.50 to $59.50. Show starts at 8 p.m. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com
Psychedelic music duo Shpongle will bring their Museum of Consciousness show to the Space at Westbury. Tickets range from $29.50 to $35. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m.
The Canadian music group will be performing a special Valentines Day show, with songs off their latest album “Lead With Your Heart.” The concert will be at NYCB Theatre at Westbury at 8 p.m. Tickets are $49.50. For more information and to buy tickets, visit www.venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com.
The Shepherd’s Singers will present a gospel concert — African American history in song — at Westbury United Methodist Church, 265 Asbury Ave. At 4 p.m. All are welcome. A free-will offering will be collected in support of the local scholarship fund and graduating high school seniors of the church. For more information, call the church at 516-333-0874.
Thursday, 06 March 2014 00:00
Westbury High School students are teaching younger children from Park Avenue Elementary School valuable life lessons about money and business skills through the High School Heroes program.
In this program, high school students that are taking Renate Johnson’s Junior Achievement class will go into first grade classrooms to teach 45-minute lessons.
“It is a program that gives high school and younger students confidence and teaches them about business and financial literacy,” said Johnson.
Saturday, 08 March 2014 00:00
The Westbury Historical Society will host Dr. Natalie Naylor, professor emerita at Hofstra University and author of Women in Long Island’s Past: Eminent Ladies and Everyday Lives at their next meeting on March 9.
Naylor’s presentation will focus on the place of women in Long Island’s history, including several prominent women from Westbury’s past.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00
Albertson resident and Kellenberg sophomore Gabby Schreib qualified for the Millrose Games in New York City. Schreib qualified as a member of the Sprint Medley Relay along with Danielle Correia, Bridget McNierney, and Jazmine Fray.
The Kellenberg relay’s close second place finish in January’s Millrose Trials has moved them closer to defending the title they won in the same relay at last year’s Millrose Games. Schreib and her teammates time is currently second in the United States for girls track and field performances.
Thursday, 20 February 2014 00:00
Congratulations to Westbury athletes Michael Esposito, Eileen Harris, Brett Harris, and Michael Going, each of whom won awards in Race # 1 of the Jonas Chiropractic Run Nassau Series co-hosted by Nassau County and the Greater Long Island Running Club.
Michael Esposito, age 15, took home the second place award in the 15-19 age group with a time of 23 minutes, 6 seconds. Eileen Harris, age 42, earned the first place award in the women’s 40-44 age group. She completed the race with her 45 year old husband, Brett Harris, who was the third place award winner in the men’s 45-49 age group. Michael Going, age 41, scored third place honors in the 40-44 age group with a time of 20 minutes, 51 seconds.