Hempstead Town Board Meets

Tuesday, Feb. 10

Bellerose Women’s Club To Meet

Tuesday, Feb. 10

Homemakers Council of Nassau County Meeting

Wednesday, Feb. 11

Thursday, Feb. 5   

West End Civic Association meeting has been canceled on Feb. 5 due to a scheduling conflict. The association’s next meeting will be held on Thursday, March 5 at 8 p.m. at the Atlantic Avenue Firehouse, on the second floor. New members are welcome.

Floral Park Chamber of Commerce will meet at Swing The Teapot on Verbena on Feb. 5 at 8 a.m. The installation of new chamber officers will also be held. Cost is $18 per person, new members welcome.

The Queens Village Republican Club, Inc. will meet on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 7:30 p.m. at the Knights of Columbus-St. Anne’s Council, 263-15 Union Tpke. in Glen Oaks. The panel discussion will be “The Plight of Our Specialized High Schools” with experts, students and alumni of New York City’s specialized high schools presenting on the topic of preserving the traditions. Also, hear from Adam Sackowitz, candidate for the East Meadow School Board. Visit the club’s website ( for more information.

South Floral Park board of trustees will meet on Thursday, Feb. 5 at 8 p.m. at 383 Roquette Ave.

Tuesday, Feb. 10

Hempstead Town Board will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 10:30 a.m. at  Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

Town of Hempstead African American History Month celebration on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 3 p.m. at  Nathan L.H. Bennett Pavilion, 1 Washington St., Hempstead.

The Bellerose Women’s Club will meet on Tuesday, Feb. 10 at 1 p.m. at 50 Superior Rd. in Bellerose Village.

Wednesday, Feb. 11

The Bellerose Floral Park chapter of the Homemakers Council of Nassau County will meet on Wednesday, Feb. 11 at noon at Christ Lutheran Church at Spooner St. and Plainfield Ave. in Floral Park. New members welcome. Call Tessie Boyle for information at 516-488-3182.

Thursday, Feb. 12

South Side Civic Association will meet on Feb. 12 at 7:30 p.m. at the recreation center. Village Justice Douglas Hayden will be the guest speaker.

Saturday, Feb. 14

Valentine’s Day

The Floral Park Women’s Club will hold their annual Valentine Victorian Tea on Saturday, Feb. 14 at St. Elisabeth’s Church on Harvard St. in Floral Park. Three seatings: 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., 12:30 to 1:30 p.m., and 1:30 to 2:30 p.m. Enjoy an assortment of tea sandwiches, breads and dessert. Donation is $20 per person. Call Pat at 516-775-8496 for reservations and information. Tables of four are recommended.

Upcoming Events

Village offices will be closed on Monday, Feb. 16 in observance of Presidents’ Day.

AARP Floral Park Chapter 5224 will meet at the Recreation Center on Monday, Feb. 16 at 1:30 p.m. Guest speakers will be Mayor Tom Tweedy and Trustee Dr. Lynn Pombonyo. New members welcome.

The Village of Floral Park will hold its grievance night on Tuesday, Feb. 17 at 7 p.m. in the village courtroom.

Breast Cancer Patients: Stress Management on Tuesday, Feb. 17, from noon to 2 p.m. at Adelphi University’s Alumni House, 154 Cambridge Ave. in Garden City. The forum is free but reservations are required. Call 516-877-4325 to reserve a space.

The North End Civic Association will meet on Thursday, Feb. 19 at 7:30 p.m. at Reliance Fire House. New members welcome.

Our Times Coffeehouse, at 38 Old Country Rd. in Garden City presents Gathering Time’s WinterFolk, a program of special songs for the snow season on Friday, Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. The group will perform both original and traditional songs, as well as seldom-covered songs by Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, Fairport Convention and others. Open to the public.

 The meeting of the Floral Park League of Mercy Hospital will take place on Monday, Feb. 23, at 1 p.m. at the Floral Park Recreation Center. The guest speaker will be David Slomenhast, L.C.S.W., PHD., director of behavioral studies at Mercy Medical Center who will speak on stress management, a subject beneficial to all ages. Guests are always welcome. Call Edna at 516-354-8818 for details.

Sewanhaka School District Adult Education has returned. Register on Tuesday, Feb. 24, from 7 to 10 p.m. at Floral Park Memorial High School for the spring programs of: recreational basketball, Zumba, yoga, pickle ball and conversational English. Register on Thursday, Feb. 26, from 7 to 10 p.m. at New Hyde Park Memorial High School for the spring programs of: volleyball, Bollywood dancing, Zumba, ballroom dancing, community band and retirement planning (one night only). Adult education courses for district residents, over the age of 18 and out of high school, only. For information visit or call Frederick Raulli at 516-488-9823.

The Nassau North Shore Christian Women’s Club will host a luncheon on March 3 at 12:15 p.m. at the Jolly Fisherman & Steak House, 25 Main St., Roslyn. For reservations call Jane Voss at 516-742-0861 (after 10 a.m.) or Alice Russo at 516-248-9726 by Feb. 24. Cancellations are essential. The cost of the luncheon is $26.

Ongoing Programs

Town of Hempstead continues free income tax preparation services for senior citizens through April 15. Call 516-485-8100 for information.

American Legion Post 334 of Floral Park meets on the first and third Fridays (except July and Aug.) at 8:30 p.m. at 15 Elizabeth St. New members welcome, honorable discharge from wartime military service is required.

Floral Park United Methodist Thrift Shop, at 35 Verbena Ave., features jewelry, clothing, housewares, bric-a-brac, dishes, linens, collectibles, some furniture, small appliances and antiques. Open every Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations gratefully accepted. Call 516-354-4969.

At the Bellerose Jewish Center, located at 254-04 Union Tpke., in Floral Park: free Jewish education for kindergarten and Sunday School children. A thorough religious curriculum with experienced teachers for third grade to their bar/bat mitzvah is also provided.

Also, the Renaissance Group, a nonsectarian group of men and women who have lost a dear one meet. An exchange of ideas can be helpful. Call 718-343-9001 for the date of the next meeting.

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