Thursday, 17 October 2013 00:00
The Carle Place Civic Association will be holding their annual Candidates Night Out at 8 p.m. in the Carle Place High School North Café. Come out and hear what the candidates who represent you have to say.
The Westbury/Carle Place Chamber of Commerce will be holding their next event at Raymour and Flanigan’s Carle Place Showroom from 6 to 9 p.m. For $10, attendees will be able to enjoy refreshments, five tickets for a Chinese auction and a great opportunity to network with other business leaders in the community.
Bring your family to the Westbury Friends Community Center for a fun-filled evening of live traditional music and dancing. Sponsored by the Long Island Traditional Music Assosciation (LITMA.org), the dance features the LITMA orchestra and experienced caller, Chart Guthrie. Each dance will be taught, so no experience is necessary. This is a wholeseome activity for everyone of all ages. Light refreshmetns will be served. Contact Lauren Scott at 516-746-4270 for more information. From 7 to 9 p.m. at the Westbury Friends Community Center, 550 Post Avenue. $7 for adults, free for those under 18.
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. (Pi Pi Omega and Theta Iota Omega Chapters) will be holding the first Long Island Weight Loss Challenge. At this kickoff event, you can register on your own, or with a team of five. You can also get nutrional, health and exercise information. Registration is $20 per team member, and all proceeds will go to a chairty of the winning team. At the “Yes We Can” Community Center, 141 Garden Street in Westbury from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. For more information visit www.akathetaiotaomega.com.
Stew Leonard’s Wines of Carle Place will offer a Grand Tasting of more 100 wines from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. The wines, which will be set up on stations around the store, will be sampled to the public to taste free of charge. Wines representing twelve countries will be offered that day, including wines that are not commonly featured during in-store tastings. At 221 Glen Cove Road. Call 516-742-2588 for more information.
The Carle Place Education Foundation is having a fundraiser at Hicks Nursery. Admission is $5. There will be refreshments, music and free pumpkins for kids. From 7 to 9:30 p.m.
The varsity football game against Cold Spring Habor will be at 7:30 p.m. on Friday.
The parade starts at noon and kickoff for the varsity football game against Bellmore/JFK will be at 2 p.m.
Come to the Village Community Center at 360 Post Avenue for handcrafted gifts, jewelry, ceramics, knitted and crocheted items, lunch, homemade baked goods and more. From 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
CrossBridge Church is holding their annual fall festival, a free family event where children can enjoy games, story time, prizes and plenty of candy. Costumes are welcome! From 2 to 4 p.m. at 600 Bob Reed lane. For more information call 516-334-1832 or visist crossbridgechurchny.com.
The Carle Place Civic Association will be hosting their 34th annual Family Fun Run/Walk Day on Sunday, Oct. 27 starting at 1 p.m. The 3 mile marked race starts in front of Carle Place High school and there will be six runner age categories (participants must be in fifth grade or older). Medals, certificates and ribbons will be awarded. The registration fee is $10. Registration will take place in the main lobby of the high school on Saturday, Oct. 26 from 10 a.m. to noon, and the day of the race from 10 a.m. to noon. You can also mail in the registration form found at www.cpcivicassociation.com/page4/page4.html no later than Oct. 20. Families must register together. For more information, visit www.cpcivicassociation.com/page3/page3.html.
Martha Kolodkin will present a program on “Mothers of Our Presidents,” at the Salisbury Senior Community Center, Salisbury Park Drive and Carman Ave., sponsored by National Council of Jewish Women -Westbury Section. There will be free refreshments. All are welcome. At 1 p.m. Call 516-735-8755 for more details.
St. Brigid’s will be holding a National Safety Council’s Defensive Driving Course, for anyone looking to become a safer driver. Students will receive a 10 percent insurance reduction from their liability and collision premium, and up to four points will be deducted from their driving record. The class will take place from 8:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at St. Brigid’s School on 101 Maple Ave. Cost is $45 per person. Call 631-360-9720 for information and to register.
The Carle Place Athletic Booster Club will be hosting its annual staff vs. staff volleyball tournament at 7 p.m. in the high school gym.