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Death Takes a Holiday – Friday, November 20

Christmas Fair – Saturday, November 21

President’s and Principal’s Dinner – Monday, November 23

Friday, November 20

Curtains

Theatre Box of Floral Park presents the Tony-winning John Kander/Fred Ebb musical at the United Methodist Church, 35 Verbena Ave., Floral Park on Nov. 20, 21 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 adults; $10 seniors; $5 students. For reservations call 718-631-2519 or e-mail info@theatrebox.org.

Death Takes a Holiday

Presented by the Billboard Players at the Community Church of E. Williston, E. Williston Ave. and Roslyn Rd., E. Williston, on Nov. 20, 21 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 22 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $13; $10 seniors. For reservations call 746-7356.


Saturday, November 21

Christmas Fair

At the Hillside United Methodist Church, 2801 Hillside Ave., New Hyde Park (between Marcus Ave. and Herricks Rd.), from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Featuring handmade items by the members of the church including afghans, Thanksgiving and Christmas decorations and cakes. Also jewelry, white elephants, a tool room, dollar-ama, new gift items and a snack bar. Call 437-7580.

Multi-Family Garage Sale

A large multi-family garage sale will take place from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on both Saturday, Nov. 21 and Sunday, Nov. 22 at 147 Whitney St., Westbury (one block east of Carle Place High School).

Curtains

Theatre Box of Floral Park presents the Tony-winning John Kander/Fred Ebb musical at the United Methodist Church, 35 Verbena Ave., Floral Park on Nov. 21 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 22 at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 adults; $10 seniors; $5 students. For reservations call 718-631-2519 or e-mail info@theatrebox.org.

Death Takes a Holiday

Presented by the Billboard Players at the Community Church of E. Williston, E. Williston Ave. and Roslyn Rd., E. Williston, on Nov. 14, 20, 21 at 8 p.m. and Nov. 15 and 22 at 3 p.m. Tickets are $13; $10 seniors. For reservations call 746-7356.


Monday, November 23

President’s and Principal’s Dinner

Today will mark the 50th time PTA presidents, school administrators and invited guests from across Nassau County have gathered together to enjoy a special evening celebrating the collaboration between school and community. Held at the Crest Hollow Country Club, the distinguished guest speaker will be National PTA President Chuck Saylors. In addition to what is certain to be an informative and motivating speech by President Saylors, entertainment will be provided by some of Nassau County’s talented students from the LI High School for the Arts.

Fall Fest Dinner

Come for good food and fun. Have dinner out before all the cooking on Thanksgiving. The menu includes pork, potatoes, sauerkraut, dessert and drinks. Raffles for grownups and kids are part of the evening. Everyone is welcome. Servings start at 5:30 p.m. and go until 7 p.m. at Christ Episcopal Church, 33 Jefferson St., Garden City. Tickets are $10 adults; $9 seniors; $5 children. Call 775-2626.

Water Authority Board Meeting

The next regular meeting of the Water Authority of Western Nassau County Board of Directors will be held at 58 South Tyson Avenue in Floral Park starting at 7:30 .m. The public is welcome to attend.


Tuesday, November 24

Sewanhaka BOE Meeting

The regular meeting of the board of education of the Sewanhaka Central High School District will take place at Sewanhaka High School at 7:30 p.m. It is anticipated that a motion to adjourn to executive session will be made immediately after the opening of the public portion of the meeting to discuss matters invo9lving particular personnel and matters within the attorney-client relationship. The regular meeting will reconvene at 8 p.m. in the boardroom. All are invited to attend. Sewanhaka High School is located at 500 Tulip Avenue in Floral Park.


Saturday, December 5

Bus Trip

The Floral Park Junior Women’s Club invites you to join them on the annual bus trip to the beautiful Victorian style Peddler’s Village in LaHaska, PA. With over 70 specialty shops and restaurants decorated for the holiday season and the beginning of the Christmas Festival, there is something for everyone. The bus leaves from the Floral Park Recreation Center at 7:30 a.m. and returns to Floral Park at approximately 9 p.m. Bagels will be supplied. Bring your own beverage. The cost is $40 per person. To reserve your seat, call Eileen Henkel 358-0020 or Dolly Kalberer 775-3938. All proceeds go into the club’s scholarship fund for local students.

FP Youth Council Offers Breakfast With Santa

Join the Floral Park Youth Council at its Breakfast with Santa in the magically decorated Methodist Church auditorium. An all inclusive breakfast menu of eggs, bacon, sausage, home fries, French toast, bagels and rolls, Danish, coffee, tea and juice will be offered this year. Doors will open at 9:45 a.m. Breakfast will be served from 10:15 to 11:15 a.m. followed by games and photo opportunities on stage with Santa himself until 12:15 p.m. Prices are $14 per adult and $9 per child 2-12 years of age and includes all. For more information and pre-paid reservations contact Maureen Klaum at 437-2413 or Rosie Morris at 326-2338 by Dec. 2. No walk-ins or reservations allowed after this date because it’s a catered affair.


Sunday, December 6

 

Holiday Fair/Kidz Boutique

Temple Tikvah, 3315 Hillside Ave. (one block west of Herricks Rd.), New Hyde Park will hold its annual Holiday Fair from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. A new Kidz Boutique will have a variety of reasonably priced items for children and adults to purchase. Highlights include youth and handcrafted jewelry, holiday candy, toys, books and gift items for all occasions. Call 746-1120. Also on Dec. 13. The Nursery of Temple Tikvah will host its first gently recycled toy, book and game sale Dec. 6 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.


Upcoming Events

AARP Floral Park Chapter #5224 Luncheon

Dec. 16 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Stewart Manor Country Club, 51 Salisbury Ave., Stewart Manor. Tickets are $35. For reservations call Theresa Drury 437-2869 or Kay Settele 488-2080.

Vendors Wanted

For the “Think Pink Expo.” All table fees will be donated to the South Nassau Communities Hospital Cancer Program. Email: dawnv321@optonline.net.


Ongoing

Weekly Events

•Gam-Anon, an anonymous organization for spouses, adult children over 18, family and friends whose lives have been affected by a gambling problem. Meets Mondays at the Jewish Community Center of W. Hempstead, 711 Dogwood Ave., W. Hempstead. For information call 321-2883.

•Nassau Mid-Island Chapter of the Barber Shop Harmony Society invites any man who is interested in singing barbershop harmony to join them any Tuesday at 7:45 p.m. in the Church of the Advent Winthrop Hall, 555 Advent St. (one block east of Post Ave.; two blocks south of Jericho Tpke.), Westbury. Call George Seelinger 333-0803.

•Bingo. Robert Van Cott American Legion Post #1139, 734 Woodfield Rd., West Hempstead, hosts a weekly Bingo game Wednesdays at 7:15 p.m. Early bird and game specials.

•Boy Scout Troop 158. Queens Village for boys ages 10 to 18 meets at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, 92-10 217th St., Queens Village, every Friday from 7:30 to 9 p.m. Call Mr. LeVine 1-781-465-5522 or email to Pear1H21@nyc.rr.com.

Monthly Events

•Look Good…Feel Better, sponsored by LIJ Medical Center in association with the National Cosmetology Association, the Toiletry Fragrance Association and the American Cancer Society. The program reaches out to women with cancer and teaches them how to best apply makeup and wear their hair while undergoing cancer treatment. Meets on the second Monday of every month at LIJ Medical Center, 27005 76th Ave., New Hyde Park. Reservations suggested, but not required. Call Harriet Pine or Selma Robinton 718-470-7094. All women who attend receive a makeup kit filled with brand-name cosmetics valued at over $200.

•Family Promise of NC. Are you concerned about helping homeless families in our local communities? You are invited to meetings for Family Promise of Nassau County, Inc., the third Monday of every month, at 7:30 p.m. at the New Hyde Park Baptist Church, 635 New Hyde Park Rd., NHP (352-9672 ). All congregations invited: Churches, synagogues, mosques and NC residents. The need is great. Call Family Promise at 684-9833.

•Stewart Manor Auxiliary Police Unit 105 is currently having an ongoing Recruitment Drive. Meetings are held on the last Monday of each month at the Village Hall, 120 Covert Ave. (side entrance on Chester Ave.). Those interested should call Deputy Inspector John Egan 573-7521 to find out more.

•Garden City Ski Club meets on the first and third Wednesdays through April (except holidays) at 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus, 1000 Marcus Ave., New Hyde Park. Social events, trips to our lodge in Vermont, and skiing in a variety of areas throughout the West and New England. Ages 21 and over, please. For additional info and schedules visit www.gardencityskiclub.com or call 872-1448.

•Order Sons of Italy meetings are held on the third Wednesday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the VFW Hall, Lincoln Rd., Franklin Square. There are also entertaining programs and refreshments and food are served free at every meeting. Call Sal Palmeri 328-0333 for an application.

•Citizen’s Party of FP meets on the third Wednesday of each month at the American Legion Hall. To become a member residents are invited to visit www.fpcitizensparty.com or call 775-2940.

•Young Widows/Widowers Social Group, a nonsectarian, nonprofit organization of widows and widowers ages 40 to 69 years of age. Fee for members is $3, nonmembers $5. Meets at 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. at St. Joseph’s Church, 55h St. and Franklin Ave., Garden City, on the third Wednesday of each month. For additional information call Sandy 996-6574.

•FP Arthritis Support Group meetings will be held on the first Thursday of the month at 7:30 p.m. at the Floral Park Library, Tulip Ave. and Carolina Pl., Floral Park. Call the Arthritis Foundation 427-8272.

•LI Junior Chamber of Commerce. The LIJC regularly has the Meet and Greet on the first Thursday and the monthly meeting on the third Tuesday of each month, along with a variety of other events throughout the month, For more information on the LI Junior Chamber, visit WWW.LIJC.com. Contact: Martin Dekom, Chairman, 850-2717 – Mdekom@gmail.com; Julie Dekom, Membership Director -Julz_5@yahoo.com; Steven Eiselen, Community Development VP -SEiselen@msn.com.

•Free/Low Cost Health Insurance. The residents of communities served by Mercy Medical Center will have the opportunity to apply for free or low cost health insurance for children, families and adults up to age 64 on the first Thursday of every month from 5 to 7 p.m. in Mercy’s Main Lobby. Staff from Catholic Charities of LI will assist you and our children applying for Child Health Plus, Family Health Plus and Medicaid Health Insurance Programs. The bi-lingual enrollers will screen adults for income eligibility for the state’s health insurance program Family Health Plus. Children are eligible for Child Health Plus. These programs cover medical check-ups, hospitalization, emergency care, prescriptions, vision and dental care.

•Zonta Club of LI, a member of Zonta International, a worldwide service organization with a local club. Members help advance the status of women and are involved in many community service activities. The name Zonta is word taken from the Sioux and stands for honesty, trust, inspiration and the ability to work together for service and understanding. At meetings members discuss and learn about issues facing women, develop and conduct fun fundraising that benefits community programs and network with Zonta International programs. The club meets at a monthly dinner meeting in New Hyde Park on the third Thursday of each month. Call Kathy Rau 488-2796.

•Art League of NC monthly meeting and demonstration by a guest artist. Meets on the fourth Friday of each month at the New Hyde Park Recreation Center, Clinton G. Martin Park, Marcus Ave. and NHP Rd., NHP (near Union Tpke.) at 7:30 p.m. The public is invited. Refreshments served. Call 437-0919. Nonmembers $2. No meetings in June, July, August, December.

•Eating Disorders Association-LI (NEDA-LI) (formerly EDCLI) will be holding a support group for eating disorder sufferers and their families and friends. 10 to 11:30 a.m. at North Shore University Hospital in Manhasset (ask at the main reception desk for location within the hospital). This free group takes place on the third Saturday of every month and is facilitated by a trained professional. No reservation necessary. Call NEDA-LI 229-2393.

 

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