Thursday, 13 February 2014 00:00
Board of Ed Meeting - February 13
The Tenors - February 14
World of Birds - February 15
The Westbury Board of Education will have a planning meeting at Westbury Middle School at 7:30 p.m.
The Carle Place Board of Education will have a budget workshop in the Carle Place High School north cafeteria at 8 p.m.
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. For more information visit www.thespaceatwestbury.com
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
Learn about birds and how to identify common species through hands-on activities and listening to calls of common birds. Presented by the Theodore Roosevelt Bird Sanctuary. From 11 a.m. to noon at Hicks Nurseries, 100 Jericho Turnpike in Westbury. For more information visit www.hicksnurseries.com
Barnes and Noble in Carle Place will have a storytime and activities featuring Henry’s Freedom Box by Ellen Levine and Kadir Nelson. At 11 a.m. For more information call 516-741-9850.
There will be a bi-monthly meeting of the writing group at the Barnes and Noble in Carle Place at 7:30 p.m. For more information call 516-741-9850.
Stand up comedian Bill Burr comes to the NYCB Theatre at Westbury. Tickets are $29.50 to $39.50. Show starts at 8 p.m. For more information visit www.venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com
Nassau County Legislator Laura Schaefer will be holding a property assessment grievance workshop at the Carle Place High School North Cafeteria from 1 to 3 p.m.
There will be a blood drive through Long Island Blood Services at the Westbury Recreation Center from 3 to 9 p.m.
Comedian and 30 Rock star Tracy Morgan brings his national “Excuse My French” stand-up show to the Space At Westbury. Doors open at 7 p.m., show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 to $60. For more information visit www.thespaceatwestbury.com
Aerosmith drummer Joey Kramer will be at Costco in Westbury to sign autographs and promote his new organic coffee. This event is open to Costco members and Kramer will be signing bags of Rockin’ and Roastin’ bags of coffee. From 1 to 2 p.m. at 1250 Old Country Rd.
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.
NBC’s hit television series The Sing Off’s live tour comes to NYCB Theatre at Westbury at 3 p.m. Season Four winners Home Free are headlining the ticket that also includes fan favorites VoicePlay and the Filharmonic. For more information visit www.venue.thetheatreatwestbury.com
Barnes and Noble in Carle Place will be having their weekly children’s story and activity at 10 a.m. For more information call 516-741-9850.
The Carle Place Civic Association will have a general meeting at 8 p.m. in the Carle Place High School North cafeteria at 8 p.m.
The Westbury Board of Education will have an action meeting at Westbury Middle School at 7:30 p.m.
The Carle Place Board of Education will have a business workshop in the Carle Place High School north cafeteria at 8 p.m.
The book group at Barnes and Noble in Carle Place will be meeting to discuss Me Before You by Jojo Moyes. At 7:30 p.m. For more information call 516-741-9850.
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.