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Frank Sinatra’s 100th Year Tribute

Friday, July 24

Bus Trip to Star Lake Lodge Resort

Monday, July 27

Vet2Vet Fluke Fishing Trip

Friday, July 31


Wednesday, July 22

The Floral Park Architectural Review Board will meet on Wednesday, July 22, at 7:30 p.m. at the recreation center.


Friday, July 24

Frank Sinatra’s 100th Year Tribute with Stephen Maglio will perform on July 24 at 7:30 p.m. at Memorial Park.


Monday, July 27

Floral Park Women’s Club and Bellerose-Floral Park Homemakers are sponsoring a bus trip to Star Lake Lodge Resort in Bloomingdale, NJ, for July 27 through Aug. 3 for seniors, ages 55 and better. For prices, details and reservations call Adele at 516-775-8291.


Friday, July 31

Nassau County PFC Dwyer Peer Support Project presents its Annual Vet2Vet Fluke Fishing Trip on July 31 from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m., setting sail from Freeport. Event is for military veterans. Space is limited. Call Rhea Spina at 516-489-2322, ext. 1260 for reservation. Includes bait, tackle, rod, parking, snacks. Bring a lunch.


Saturday, Aug. 1

Nassau County Salute to Veterans with Tony Orlando will be held on Saturday, Aug. 1, from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Harry Chapin Lakeside Theatre, near field 6 in Eisenhower Park. Free parking and admission.


Sunday, Aug. 2

Town of Hempstead’s E-cycling program on Aug. 2 from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Division Avenue Parking Field in Levittown


Ongoing Programs

Floral Park United Methodist Church Thrift Shop at 35 Verbena Ave. Open every Wednesday and Saturday from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. Donations accepted. Call 516-354-4969.

Women with metastatic breast cancer are invited to join a support group that meets on Thursdays, from 5 to 6:30 p.m. The free group is a program of the Adelphi NY statewide Breast Cancer Hotline & Support Program and meets at the Adelphi University School of Social Work in Garden City. The group is supported by a grant from the Alpern Family Foundation. To register, call Erin Nau, counseling and education coordinator, at 516-877-4314.

The Marine Corps League has moved its meeting place to the New Hyde Park Elks Club. The Marines meet on the second Thursday of each month at 8 p.m. Call Vinny at 516-926-9813.

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 516-835-9522 or telephone coordinator Fran Hornberger at 516-775-0740.

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.

Medicare Help For Seniors: Are you a senior who would like help paying for Medicare benefits and prescription drugs? Free assistance is only a phone call away if you qualify because of limited income. There may be a way to alleviate some of the cost of Medicare—deductibles and coinsurance, Part B premiums, prescription drug plans (Part D). Reducing monthly premiums, annual deductibles and co-payments, aiding with coverage gaps. To learn more call a counselor from Family & Children’s at 516-485-3425, ext. 222.

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.

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