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Alice in Wonderland
Saturday, November 26

Sherlock Holmes –The Final Adventure
Saturday, November 26

Annual Family Fun Night
Sunday, December 4


Saturday, November 26

Alice in Wonderland

It’s tea time. Spend a Zippity-Do-Dah day in Wonderland with Alice and all your favorite Wonderland characters. 2 p.m. at the BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. Tickets $10. Group rates available. Box office 775-4420. Call 631-581-2700 for group information.

Sherlock Holmes –The Final Adventure

“The game is afoot, Watson…and it is a dangerous one!” Sherlock Holmes at the height of his powers is surrounded by all the elements that fans of his exploits have come to expect. Holmes matches wits with his arch-nemesis, the evil Professor Moriarty, and faces his greatest challenge. 8 p.m. at the BroadHollow Theatre, 700 Hempstead Tpke., Elmont. Advance tickets $23 adults; $21 seniors; $18 students; $14 youth (under 12). All tickets are $25 at the door. Group rates available. Box office 775-4420. Call 631-581-2700 for group information. Also on Nov. 27 at 2:30 p.m.

Christalkinkdl Markt

Do your Christmas shopping or just come relax and browse in the Kaffee-Stubchen with coffee and cake, soup, bratwurst, franks, potato salad. There will be a large variety of imported Christmas items available, arts and crafts, raffle tickets, Christmas wreaths, fresh cut and artificial centerpieces, white elephant table. Visit with Santa. 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Plattdutsche Park, 1132 Hempstead Tpke., Franklin Square. Free admission. Sponsored by the Beautification Committee of Plattdutsche House. Call Helga Minderjahn 368-4138, Anne Harmeling 631-543-5501 or Ursula Soebke 538-7552. Vendors call Geri 694-3908. Also on Nov. 27 from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.


Friday, December 2

Every Woman Counts Campaign

Senator Kirsten Gillibrand will join Lifetime to help launch the network’s non-partisan 2012 Every Woman Counts campaign with a panel and training event at Hofstra University for more than 200 university students, community members and members of the NC Girl Scouts. Set to commence at 10:30 a.m., the public event will be highlighted by the panel Getting Off the Sidelines: A Conversation About the Urgency of Women’s Political, Community and Business Leadership Today, featuring Senator Gillibrand; Geri Barish, founder and president of the 1 in 9 Foundation; Sam Bennett, president of the Women’s Campaign Forum; and Tiffany Dufu, president of the White House Project, discussing the challenges to and importance of women’s leadership in today’s world. Breakout learning sessions for attendees will immediately follow the panel. Those interested in learning more about the event are encouraged to visit myLifetime.com, while attendance can be confirmed by emailing LifetimeRSVP@aenetworks.com.


Sunday, December 4

Annual Family Fun Night

Christ Evangelical Lutheran Church, 57 Spooner St., Floral Park, will be having its Advent Family Fun Night at 6:30 p.m. in the church basement. Come for wreath making, pizza and song. All are welcome. There is a small supply fee of $5 plus the cost of pizza. No experience is necessary. RSVP by Nov. 27 to 775-9669 if you plan to attend.


Upcoming Events

Glenn Mohr Chorale

Celebrates the Advent season with its production of Blessed Hope, an original dramatic production. Blessed Hope features the original music created by the chorale founder, Glenn W. Mohr. The dark times before the birth of Christ are told with a skillful blend of traditional scripture, music and drama. Meet and share the experiences of Isaiah, Elizabeth, Mary, Joseph, John the Baptist and others as the impending birth of a child will change their lives forever. Free will offering requested. Call 488-0600. Blessed Hope will be presented at the following locations:

•Dec. 3: Sts. Simon and Jude, 185 Van Sicklen Ave., Brooklyn (718-375-9600). 6:30 p.m.

•Dec. 4: St. Catherine of Sienna, 33 New Hyde Park Rd., Franklin Square (352-0145). 4 p.m.

•Dec. 11: St. Robert Bellarmine, 56-15 213th St., Bayside (718-229-6465). 3 p.m.

•Dec. 18: St. Gregory the Great, 242-20 88th St., Bellerose (718-347-3707). 3 p.m.

Stroke Support Groups

Stroke Life Society is a community organization of survivors and co-survivors in the pursuit of living and helping others. A stroke can be very isolating. By sharing experiences and encouraging one another, together we can face and overcome common challenges. All welcome. RSVP is requested but not required. For information and other locations and times, call Ben Thomas 398-4994. Go to www.strokelife.org.

•Every first Wednesday of the month at 11 a.m. in Room 12, St. Frances de Chantal, 1309 Wantagh Ave., Wantagh.

•Every second Monday of the month at 6 p.m. at the Church of St. Jude, 3606 Lufberry Ave., Wantagh.

•Every second Tuesday at 1:30 p.m. at Long Island Jewish Medical Center, Epilepsy Conference Room, Research Building Level C, 270-05 76th Ave., New Hyde Park.

•Every third Friday at 2 p.m. at St. Bernard’s Parish Center, 3100 Hempstead Tpke., Levittown.

•Every fourth Wednesday at 6 p.m. in Room 106, St. James Parish Center, 80 Hicksville Rd., Seaford.



Ongoing Event

Port North 7th Grade Super League Basketball

Port North is a 3 year old independent basketball team based out of Port Washington that plays year round in the super league at Island Garden and various tournaments in the metropolitan area. While the team has enjoyed success winning championships in 7th and 8th grade divisions this past season the emphasis is on teaching the fundamentals, developing good practice habits and preparing players for middle and high school basketball. The team has a professional trainer with over 20 years experience. We are currently looking for experienced players for next season. We have spots on teams for boys in the 7th grade next September. If you are interested or have any questions please email pwbballsal@aol.com.


Weekly Events

•Triple Bingo every Monday at 7:30 p.m. at the Bellerose Jewish Center, 254-04 Union Tpke., Floral Park. You can win up to $3,000.

•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

AARP Chapter #5224 Floral Park meets on the third Monday of the month at the Floral Park Recreation Center. For further information call Marge Vance, president, 354-4296, or Eileen Malone, vice president 352-6690.

•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 Sgt. Jerry Ortell 775-5126 to find out more.

•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.

•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 entertaining programs and refreshments and food are served free at every meeting. Call Sal Palmeri 328-0333 for an application.

•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.


Ongoing Programs

The Art Club

Has year round classes all taught by a professional. Classes for the littlest artist to the more serious, adult classes too. Call for more information at 742-7662 or go onto the web at thegardenartstudio.com.

Crime Prevention Information

The NC Auxiliary Police Unit has available, through the cooperation of the NYS Office of Crime Prevention, very informative pamphlets on how you, the homeowner, can better protect you and your family from being a victim of crime. Any resident requesting a copy of these pamphlets can write to NC Auxiliary Police Unit 116, PO Box 288, West Hempstead, NY 11552; call 538-5800; or e-mail: NCAP116@AOL.COM. The following pamphlets are available:

•Common Sense for the Elderly

•The Babysitter Guide

•Crime Check (Home Survey)

•Don’t Be a Victim of Burglary

•Rape Prevention

FISH of Floral Park

Provides free transportation to and from medical appointments for senior citizens who are residents of the Floral Park/Bellerose area and cannot afford cab fare or who have no other means of transportation. Should you or a loved one need transportation to a medical appointment, contact FISH at 835-9522 or telephone coordinator Fran Hornberger at 775-0740.

At the Bellerose Jewish Center

Located at 254-04 Union Tpke., Floral Park. Call 718-343-9001:

•Free Jewish education for kindergarten and Sunday School children. A thorough religious curriculum with experienced teachers for 3rd grade to their Bar/Bat Mitzvah is also provided.

•The Renaissance Group. A nonsectarian group of men and women who have lost a dear one. Dialogue and an exchange of ideas can be helpful. Call for date of the next meeting.

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